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The French Press

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214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brunch was a delight! The menu was inventive and varied, the food was very good, and the atmosphere was delightful. The service, however, was disappointing.

Thank mamapiper
Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant has become a Sunday family meeting place. You will not be disappointed by any of their food options and don't be surprised by old friends you can bump into

Thank dawnbrazee
Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

definitely a different type of breakfast. my eggs Benedict was more like a soup. this was not a bad thing just not what i was expecting. was very rich in flavor. very filling. made me want to try more items on the menu. i just couldnt i was to stuffed from what i ordered.

Thank Troy N
Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW! You will not be disappointed! You will want to try everything on the menu. I can't wait to go back.

Thank bburk123
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. Our server was great very attentive. A small place, get there early on Sunday morning for breakfast, very cozy and relaxed atmosphere

Thank Angela R
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Always go during the International festival. Great food, appetizers and breakfast. Staff is friendly and drinks are great. Perfect location in Downtown Lafayette. Do miss the opportunity for great food.

Thank lcj44
Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was a great place to try for breakfast...family friendly too. They have a small menu but it is all delicious. They were also willing to make things.

Thank rachl143
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We went for breakfast on a weekday, and it was quiet until the brunch crowd began. The building that houses this marvelous restaurant was a printing company, and the restoration speaks to that theme. Walls are adorned with interesting art and artifacts of the printing business. Hospitality and service was outstanding. The food = Amazing. I'm still taking about the... More 

Thank ePeach_13
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I passed through Lafayette on the way to New Orleans for vacation ... To our surprise, some of the best ways to be had were actually in Lafayette, including this gem. ... This place was actually a recommend from someone who formerly lived in the area. In a downtown building, difficult to pick out if your not... More 

Thank Kevin B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I ate brunch there today. I have eaten there as often as I can when I travel to Lafayette. I have always had a great meal and try something different every time.

Thank Pam L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
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: 337-233-9449
This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?