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817 Veterans Blvd, Donaldsonville, LA 70346-3115
+1 225-473-7451
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles 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
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 what I experienced. Everybody experience will be different but that night was awful to me... More 

1 Thank ANTHONY and ANG... J
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 9pm and the owner was very mean and rude to one of his employee's the... More 

2 Thank Angela J
EricWX2893NI, General Manager at Cafe Lafourche, responded to this review

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 over 72% crab meat and made locally and fresh one of our best dishes. I... More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 - as was the corn chowder. The crab cakes were a good size with large... More 

1 Thank MikeT100
Dallas, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 spicy. In other words flavorful and thoughtfully prepared food. Nice clean atmosphere with staff willing... More 

1 Thank Jeannie B
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

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 with spice and liqueurs. The white chocolate bread pudding is a subtle and satisfyingly not... More 

1 Thank Opinions4free
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2011

Great regional food. Very friendly service. Great atmosphere. I wish we lived here so we could come often.

Thank Travel50S
Manteca, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2011

Food was OK, not great. Same for service. Nice view of bayou from outdoor area.

Thank Boat-Host
Belle Rose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2008

If you are looking for good Louisiana cooking, Cafe Lafourche is the place to go. The food is wonderful. The Seafood Stuffed Potatoe is as big as the plate and one of my favorites. There are many choice on the menu and the staff great. P.S. If you are going try to insult someone, learn how to spell first! It... More 

2 Thank MissyLane1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2008

Wow, Cafe Lafourche is one of the best restarants i have ever eaten at. In the Shadows of beautiful downtown donaldsonville. The food is great and the service is exllent! The enviorment is beautiful including the extirior deck overlooking bayou Lafourche. The food is prepared as ordered and the wine selction and bar is exellent for partys and just kickingback... More 

1 Thank pqlamzswko1029

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $27
Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
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
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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