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DON'S Seafood

136 Rushing Rd E, Denham Springs, LA 70726-7842
+1 225-664-1192
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (34 reviews)
“boiled shrimp” (13 reviews)
“seafood salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
136 Rushing Rd E, Denham Springs, LA 70726-7842
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed with our visit - entrees were over cooked and tasteless. I ordered blackened red fish - the fish was severely burned on bottom and green beans were over cooked mush. My wife had the crab platter - every thing was over cooked. Even the...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our local favorites. Nightly specials. Monday night 1/2 price oysters, raw and chargrilled. Wednesday night all you can eat jumbo boiled shrimp. Thursday night all you can eat fried fish and shrimp. Great atmosphere and excellent service. The waitress, Chandler was the best...More

Thank livininlouisiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went at evening rush so there was a bit of a wait. Service was great and food very good. Service was excellent

Thank cehgan1
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Everything from the gator tail, fresh garlic bread, shrimp, catfish, shrimp Étouffée, was delicious. We finished our meal sharing the brownie explosion and we wish we would have gotten four instead of one to share. Great off the highway stop...so glad we turned left instead...More

Thank reginadockens
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in denham springs on our way to Florida. Food was great. We shared a plate of shrimp and catfish, boudain balls, a cup of seafood gumbo and topped it off with bread pudding. Our waitress Ash was terrific.

Thank David H
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Talk about good seafood! We were just passing through, driving from Charleston SC to Houston, and found Don's. I had the seafood plate (fried). It was almost too much for one person! The seafood was fresh and coated with a light cornmeal dredge which gave...More

Thank Parisgirl52
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

While we were on a restaurant trip to southern Louisiana we had lunch here and it was great, the best we had from small chain restaurants, my wife had mixed fried shrimp and oysters and I had , fried catfish over rice covered with crawfish...More

Thank azbellb
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Some of the best Cajun food I've ever had. Seafood gumbo is tasty as is the Crawfish etouffee. Would definitely stop in again when in the area.

Thank Rob O
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on the way back to Texas. The gumbo was so good, we ordered a 2nd bowl! Everything we ordered was great! Shrimp etouffee, fried shrimp, broiled shrimp, catfish and crawfish etouffee were all on point! Also, the service was quick and very friendly.

Thank Kristie O
Reviewed June 22, 2018

10 of us met out for a Father's Day meal on a Saturday night. This was the worse seafood I ever had. We started out with appetizers including onion rings that were not cooked all the way through besides no flavor but flour, 2 dozen...More

Thank Allen D
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Joseph G
February 26, 2017|
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Response from mrsparkercole | Reviewed this property |
What is a dessert code? Did the others misread or do I not know what that means? Also, I didn't see a patio, but I would call the establishment to be sure. Unless it's a service dog, I doubt that they would let you bring it. More
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David C
June 10, 2015|
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Response from DonsS7 | Property representative |
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to speak with you. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Don's Seafood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Rushing Rd E, Denham Springs, LA 70726-7842
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Denham Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 225-664-1192
Description
DON'S SEAFOOD More Than Eighty Years of Exceptional Seafood South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON'S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Many stop in daily for oysters on the half shell or boiled crawfish in season. DON'S bartenders serve Signature Old Fashioned cocktails alongside the newest specialty drinks, many made with Louisiana products. DON'S SEAFOOD began in 1934, when Don Landry opened his first restaurant and bar in downtown Lafayette with $400 borrowed from his uncle. Prohibition had just been lifted and at only 24 years old, he envisioned serving drinks and offering a simple menu featuring fresh local seafood. Four generations later, the Landry family has expanded that humble beginning into what would eventually become the DON'S SEAFOOD of today. Continuing the tradition, the Landry family still owns and operates each location. An extensive menu of original South Louisiana Cajun family recipes, the freshest Gulf seafood and sizzling steaks is offered. Each location boasts a unique Acadiana-inspired décor, all have a full-service bar and grill, perfect for casual diners or sports enthusiasts. Every DON'S SEAFOOD grill features an open charbroiler where diners can watch exclusive dishes being prepared like DON'S Original Jacked Up Oysters loaded with bacon, jalapenos and pepper jack cheese. Whether you're just passing through South Louisiana or live right around the corner, you'll find a DON'S SEAFOOD location near you in Lafayette, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.
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