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La Pagua

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4807 Johnston St Ste F, 4807 Johnston Street Suite F & G, 70503, Lafayette, Louisiana, Lafayette, LA 70503-4834
+1 337-988-1312
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably the best Mexican food in Lafayette. Their pupusas, burritos, and homemade hot sauces are so good.

Thank Brandy M
Level Contributor
30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2016

We took some out of town family to try some Barbacoa(Beef Cheek) and Lengua(Beef Tongue) tacos to this place because that is what they are famous for other than their wide variety of margaritas. The Barbacoa Tacos were amazing but the Lengua had a freezer burnt taste to them so i squeezed some lime and added some green chili sauce... More 

Thank Richard B
Opelousas, Louisiana
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88 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Had mixed fajitas. Chicken, beef and shrimp. They were average tex-mex at best. Also margaritas were ok at best. Did fill an empty stomach. I doubt if I'll be a return customer.

Thank keithlajack
Southwest Louisiana
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the LaPagua salad, which was totally tasteless (other than a fatty taste from the meat). Service was horrible. We mentioned to the waiter how tasteless our salads were and all he did was agree. When paying $10.95 for a salad you also expect more than a commercially prepared salad dressing in a pouch.

Thank LATraveler825
Houma, Louisiana
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016

We ate at La Pagua on Sunday afternoon about 1 pm and this place was packed with people waiting outside for about 20 minutes for a table This is not the first time I have eaten here but this is the first time it was packed so late for lunch. The service was great. Our waitress never forgot about us... More 

Thank Medcare2005
Lafayette, Louisiana
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants in Lafayette Louisiana. The food is always fresh. I particularly like the steak fajitas and the chicken enchilada with suiza sauce! And what a treat to have breakfast there! Go ahead - next time you are in the mood for Mexican, go to La Pagua's.

Thank Aimee D
Lafayette, Louisiana
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206 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2016

It was cold outside and I was in the mood for soup, so I tried the Chicken Tortilla Soup. It was delicious with a rich broth and large chunks of vegetables. Because it only comes in one medium sized bowl, I ordered the beef tongue taco on the side. It was suggested to me by friends and proved to be... More 

Thank Debrahawkins
Lafayette, Louisiana
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2016

I saw some reviews prior to eating here, declaring this the best Mexican restaurant in Lafayette, LA. I had high expectations, and they were met. The prices are lower and the quality better than the chain Mexican places that we have.

Thank ethoma12002
Lafayette, Louisiana
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286 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We usually go here to eat after church on Sundays. I love the nachos with lengua put on them. Service may be a little slow at times but we still love this place.

Thank Don224
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 27, 2015

I loved the food here. I had the Shrimp Fajitas. So, the fajitas were not what I thought they were going to be. This dish was served with a roasted onion as opposed to the onion/pepper combo that I am accustomed to seeing. Everything was delicious. The service was a bit slow, but we arrived shortly before closing. My co-worker... More 

Thank Teri R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4807 Johnston St Ste F, 4807 Johnston Street Suite F & G, 70503, Lafayette, Louisiana, Lafayette, LA 70503-4834
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-988-1312

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