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Cafe Lafourche

817 Veterans Blvd, Donaldsonville, LA 70346-3115
+1 225-473-7451
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Apr 29, 2018
“Local gem”
Feb 15, 2018
“Valentines Day Dinner ”
Closed Now
Soups, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
$$ - $$$
817 Veterans Blvd, Donaldsonville, LA 70346-3115
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This place has a real local Southern feel and vibe which we loved. Our waitress was incredibly friendly and interesting which enhanced our experience. The food was simple but really flavoursome and authentic. Thanks Mr Eric! My husband couldn't have been happier with the flame...More

Thank Ameera S
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been on s business trip with my husband this week, so it would have been very hard to make reservations for dinner for Valentine’s Day.... But.... last night we had one of the best meals we’ve had in a long time!! My husband was...More

Thank Teresa E
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Found this place after getting lost and stopped in to get directions, Eric the owner was only too happy to assist 2 foreign lost travellers. So when it was time to dine there was only one choice, even with his busy day he remembered us...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed November 23, 2016

My roots are in New Orleans -- but I've been in California for a long time. Passing through Donaldsonville, we found Cafe Lafourche by sheer chance and were THRILLED. The Seafood Gumbo was simply marvelous -- possibly the closest I've ever found to my personal...More

Thank R H
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing! The atmosphere is historic with the old cajun feel. The cajun-creole cuisine was spectacularly delicious! Staff was awesome.

Thank OakGroveKentucky
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

When you give tips it's not for the food it's for the waitress and you know I'm telling the truth but you could lie to get people to come to your restaurant it's your business so of coarse your going to lie but I know...More

6  Thank anthonyandangelaj
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I arrived there around 7:30 PM it took about 10 minutes before someone seated us and we ordered an appetizer and when the waitress came back to the table she told us that the kitchen was closed but they didn't close until...More

2  Thank Angela J
EricWX2893NI, General Manager at Cafe Lafourche, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2015

Angela: has never worked in the service industry apparently or she would understand the staff were new and in training, there was no 10 min. wait, she was seated ASAP I would like to call it as I see it (exaggeration) the crab cakes are...More

Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stopped here for a late lunch and found the food wonderful. This seems to be something of a hidden gem. The staff was a little awkward, but extremely pleasant - always smiling and constantly helpful. The shrimp gumbo was authentic and very well prepared...More

1  Thank MikeT100
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Unexpectedly and completely by chance, one of the best down to earth Cajun country charm restaurants I have ever been to. Excellent food, with a chef unafraid to speak to everyone and make you feel at home. Great diversified menu, not to over the top...More

1  Thank Jeannie B
Reviewed February 10, 2014

Eric Weil, owner and chef since 1978, makes wickedly good crab and corn chowder and trout frangelico that bests Emerils. Where Emerils obscures the flavor of the meat with heat and kicking it up a notch and out of bounds, Chef Eric enhances the meat...More

1  Thank Opinions4free
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Bob F
June 10, 2016|
Response from EricWX2893NI | Property representative |
For lunch only10 til 2 but we will open evenings for private functions ,thank mgt.
Bob F
June 10, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$4 - $27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Veterans Blvd, Donaldsonville, LA 70346-3115
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Donaldsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 225-473-7451
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Full service Cajun & Creole Restaurant open 6 days 10am - 2pm and 5pm - 9pm Monday thru Saturday available for private parties (rehearsal suppers ,small weddings,birthdays, baby showers, anniversaries, brunches,etc.Call for details.
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