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3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507-2554
+1 337-896-3247
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful wonderful place to eat... the atmosphere is AMAZING, the food is 5 star, the service, extraordinary.......

Thank Suzanne V
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traveling north out of Lafayette we stopped at Prejeans's as it is highly rated on TripAdvisor. We weren't disappointed. The atmosphere seemed a bit hokey (spanish moss hanging from the ceiling and so on) , but the food was good and the service was excellent.

Thank DrJim2
Jacksonville, Florida
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed overnight in Lafayette. Based on a recommendation from the hotel manager, we went to Prejean's for dinner. The atmosphere was more than a bit hokey with the goal of providing that down home Cajun experience. It felt more contrived than real. They did have music, as they do every night. The music was pretty... More 

Thank Robb O
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am a local, and I also work in the tourism industry and send tons of people to Prejean's. Now, I'm embarrassed. First we were sat right next to the kitchen doors. Then our waiter took forever to even greet us. He took our drink order and returned with then pretty quickly. We each ordered an salad. One Green Goddess... More 

Thank PolkaIsFun
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enroute to and from NOLA , my wife and I stopped for dinner at Prejeans. Had a cup of the gumbo on both visits. Accompanied by rice and a warm delicious roll, we agreed this might be the best Chicken/Sausage gumbo we have had in years. It sure beat any we tried in New Orleans! Fresh black drum was very... More 

Thank tuffcritic
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our table for 9 ordered a variety of items. My husband ordered the sirloin medium rare and our adult son ordered the toast points side dish. Both came to us overdone. The toast was obviously burned. The steak was medium well at best. Since we were willing to accept that my husband may have inadvertently ordered the steak medium well... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Way back when I was in college, in central Louisiana, we would often pass Prejean's as we were going home for the weekend and returning to school. I always wanted to try it, but we were never in the vicinity until quite recently. To be honest, I had it in my fuzzy memory that it was a seafood restaurant, but... More 

Thank Kerry B
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food, music and service all good. We go here about twice a year. So it's a treat. The blackened drum fish and the stuffed shrimp were awesome as usual. We enjoy the Cajun music as well.

Thank Scott T
Lafayette, Louisiana
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104 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay. I can't give Prejean's a bad review. Just can't do it. However, we ate breakfast there last weekend, and I won't do that again. Burnt pancakes, bland sausage, and a little understaffed. Sorry guys. It just didn't do it for me. Oh... it cost $40 for two people. IHOP... we'll see you again soon.

Thank ucmband
Youngsville, Louisiana, United States
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always very good food! If you want great seafood or to see what Cajun food is all about, try Prejeans.Great fun atmosphere, sometimes live Cajun music. Always a safe bet.

Thank Chris R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507-2554
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-896-3247
Award-winning Cajun cuisine and live Cajun music nightly make Prejean's Restaurant a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Conveniently located on I49 North, just 2 miles north of I-10 in Lafayette, LA. Repeatedly voted Acadiana's Favorite Cajun restaurant, the friendly and casual atmosphere is sure to delight. Big Al, the 14-foot stuffed gator is seated in the middle of the dining room guarding some of our over 400 culinary medals and awards. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Large groups welcome! Prejean's Restaurant is "Simply Cajun, Simply Delicious"!

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