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DON'S Seafood

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2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737
+1 225-644-4888
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Gonzales, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If your looking for a pleasurable dining experience, delicious food, and great service, you will not want to miss out on Don's Seafood in Gonzales. I've eaten here several times both for business an pleasure and have enjoyed it each time.

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Gonzales, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like to see food you will love all the seafood at Don's there's always plenty of it. Drinks are great too!

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Thank Flitters17
Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here for lunch We ordered a seafood salad, a chicken salad and boiled shrimps The salads were ok but nothing special The boiled shrimps were top

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Thank FMommerency
Spring, Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this was a great place to eat seafood. They prepared my husband a po-boy even though po-boys were not listed on the menu. The onion rings were delicious as well as the Shrimp Pasta. I would visit again if I'm ever in the area again.

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Thank Tiffany C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat at Don's a couple of times a year and It was good as usual. It is not a high end restaurant, but the food and service are consistent.

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Thank Dexter C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

absolutely wonderful seafood experience. we enjoyed the shrimp so much you almost had to roll us out of the restaurant.

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Thank Tiffany B
Prairieville, Louisiana
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was really good. Jacked up shrimp for granddaughter, blackend red fish for Grand dad and crab meat augrutin for me. Server was very attentive. Micka a manager came out and chatted for a minute. Food was very good. Would go back again. Definitely would recommend to another.

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Thank Lyn H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don's is simply wonderful and offers a variety of menu options from American to Cajun to Seafood. The Thursday night special is the perfect setting for large families to enjoy the all you can eat shrimp and catfish! They also have awesome drinks on the menu.

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Thank Thelma C
Gonzales, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband loves oysters on the half shell, and dons offers an oyster special every Tues that also has 2 or 3 cooked oyster recipes to offer. Delicious!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Overall it was good. We had been shopping at Cabela's and this was next door so we tried it out. It was very crowded, so we ate at the bar and had very good service. Ordered fried mushrooms as an appetizer. Not a very large portion size. It would be fine for 2 people, if you plan to share with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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: 2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gonzales
  • Phone Number: +1 225-644-4888
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, Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.

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