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Blue Dog Cafe

1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
+1 337-237-0005
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
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Reviewed yesterday

We were blown away! Impeccable but friendly service. White table cloths but casual atmosphere. We had the crab and corn bisque and the crawfish enchilada entree. Everything was Delicious! You would think that would be enough, but wait! We were surrounded by George Rodrigue's gorgeous...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was my first visit to Lafayette, and the draw for me was the artwork so I was not disappointed in the food. The food was good, but my shrimp was not any spicer than what I can get in Charleston. The service was good...More

Thank bmwbwf
Reviewed 6 days ago

To begin with we always ate at the Blue Dog Cafe during Festivals Acadiens et Creole. It was the highlight of our trip to Lafayette for many years. Until this past Friday evening. It had to be the absolute worst case of serving inferior quality...More

Thank mchamp035
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omelettes, Green beans, enchiladas & sweet potatoes were good. Grits were clumpy, bread pudding and beignets were dried out, and Mac and cheese was just weird tasting. It was definitely not as good as it used to be. Nor was it as clean as it...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending the day at the festival in Lafayette Louisiana, we decided to have a nightcap and stop at the Blue Dog Cafe in Lafayette. After waiting for over 40 minutes and seeing other couples get to go to their tables before us was already...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was slow, slow, slow. Waitress would come by and say food coming right out and we would wait another 10 minutes. Having said that - the food is very good and it is well priced. We started with crab cake it was excellent....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Dog Cafe was a wonderful experience and delicious Cajun food. The owner, Jacques Rodrigue was most accommodating and informative regarding the menu, food selection and the paintings by his father, George Rodrigue. All items on the menu are worth trying. The oysters and...More

Thank GoGolfandTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food, great service, exceptional ambiance. Definitely worth a visit. Enjoyed the overall menu.

Thank alcope47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed in The Blue Dog. After waiting 45 minutes for a table this is what we waited for. After another 30 minute wait for the buffet to be refilled we left.

Thank pamelajlamb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was marginal. A lot of apologies for the delays in bringing beverages. Food was very good. Excellent.

Thank Maps780253
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November 1, 2017|
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Response from raddog | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anything like that....
April 6, 2017|
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Response from Bud C | Reviewed this property |
We ate lunch the menu looked American and Cajun good selection I'm sure you will enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 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
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-237-0005
Traditional & fusion Cajun cuisine, as well as seafood, steaks, bisque & salads. All food is prepped from scratch.
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