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Gator Cove

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2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
+1 337-264-1373
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (10 reviews)
“boudin” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

What can you say...you got to try the gator meat! Never had it before. Food is great, serving size is big. Staff is so friendly.

Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to eat. They have the best boiled shrimp around. Their other seafood has always been good as well. And don't skip on dessert, it is truly as good as it looks.

Thank bullzeye82
Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by an employee of Tabasco. At first glance we didn't think it was open but then realized you have to drive to the back. Cool hometown feel--laid back, friendly servers. Prices weren't bad. We all had fried-whatever baskets, drinks...More

Thank myfishpablo
Reviewed June 5, 2015

Cold food! Manager not responsive! Had reservations for a group of 16. Couples. Cold food was sent back. The boiled crawfish were still barely warm. The manager agreed they were cold but still charged for my order. The other order they sent back and did...More

1  Thank Carolina N
Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed some pretty good Louisiana crawfish/mudbugs they were spicy and hot I love the hot hot hot ones.... Would do it all over again...

Thank Wade G
Reviewed March 23, 2015

On a quick trip to Lafayette our hostess decided that we needed to have a real taste of Cajun Cooking. She took us to Gator Cove for dinner. We got there during a downpour, so the parking lot wasn't totally full. We were seated quickly,...More

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went tonight because he was in the mood for boiled crawfish. I ordered the steak and shrimp since I don't like spicy food, which also makes me sick. My plate of food, green beans and all, was covered in cayenne pepper....More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed January 27, 2015

The first taste of boiled crawfish each season is always the best. The crawfish were small but perfectly cocked and peeled easily. A little over priced, but that is always the way at the beginning of the season. In my book worth every penny.

Thank Debrahawkins
Reviewed November 3, 2014

Been here twice. First time had Shrimp and Grits that was fantastic, second time had Crawfish Etouffee that was only okay. Definitely a locals' hangout, probably better if you are with a regular or they know you. Worth a shot!

Thank J-Ro-Boston
Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Had a business meeting with a guy from Ohio. He could tell from the first bite that the seafood was fresh not frozen as he was accustomed. We both enjoyed the food. Recommend the seafood platter.

Thank jacmar70776
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-264-1373
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