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The French Press

214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
+1 337-233-9449
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (66 reviews)
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214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was in town for a wedding and did some research on the restaurants in town. Went here for Saturday Brunch and the place was packed. We enjoyed the Cajun Benedict and Chicken and Waffles. Both were very good - excellent ingredients, very well prepared and...More

Thank elana25
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Firstly, the acoustics is terrible. It’s difficult to carry on a conversation with someone sitting across from you. The service on a scale of 1 to 10, was a 4. The dirty martini I had was the worst I have ever had. The food was...More

Thank mcblanchard
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The service at this restaurant was horrible. First off, they were understaffed with only one cook in the kitchen and a full restaurant. It was Fathers Day. You would think they would staff appropriately for a holiday. It took forever to get our food out...More

Thank MBarts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have limited time, go elsewhere! We are on vacation, came Sunday after church at 10:15, ordered and waited 1 hour 15 minutes for lunch to come. Waiter was pleasant, kept us coffeed up and told us it would be a wait. The place...More

Thank baritonebilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for breakfast at The French Press. At about 10 am the place started filling up and almost all tables were occupied by 10:30. Break fast was very good ... only the noise level was too high for me after it...More

Thank Bjoern L
Reviewed April 18, 2018

My coworker suggested ordering from this restaurant one day and OMGracious! the sandwich is probably the best sandwich I have ever had. The quality of the ingredients was exceptional. Highly, Highly recommend.

Thank LATraveler825
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We were on a bike your and stopped in for a later lunch (~1pm). The restaurant was crowded but there were tables available. We opted for the bar. Gumbo and poor boy was great. A bit slow on the service but not overly long. Enjoyable...More

Thank Leonard K
Reviewed March 19, 2018

After waiting 45 minutes for a table, and then waiting another 5 or more minutes for our waiter to greet us, the last thing I wanted to hear was that he was going to take care of some other people and then come back to...More

Thank KramerOn
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We arrived right as they opened on Saturday morning, and were delighted with the menu. With 3 hungry adults and 3 hungry kids, and hour of waiting was just too much. I would go back for sure, just better educated about how long it may...More

Thank Bethy_Texas
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Award-Winning Menu. Award-Winning Dishes. Excellent bar service.Great location.Downtown Lafayette Louisiana

Thank c0rmij
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July 2, 2016|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations .. Go early .. Always a line but worth the wait !
July 2, 2016|
Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-233-9449
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This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.
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