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The Palace Cafe

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135 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
+1 337-942-2142
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“bisque” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
135 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made it a point to stop while traveling thru S. Louisiana, had eaten there years back & still remembered the crawfish bisque that was sooooo good. Stopped in about 3:30pm on Saturday, Memorial Day Weekend....no one else in the place....even signs out front for the...More

Thank SuzieQTTX
Reviewed April 13, 2018

The Palace cafe is an Opelousas tradition. It has been open for 90 years and although the management has changed, it still has that old-fashioned atmosphere where the food is cooked to order, the waitresses call you honey, and everyone is considered a friend. They...More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I can’t say enough nice things about the Palace Café in Opelousas. The last time I visited here was over forty years ago, but even under new management, this is a very special restaurant. We were a party of four, family members who hadn’t seen...More

Thank HappyPenny
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Step back in time with a visit to the Palace Cafe. A time where waitresses visited a minute and made sure you got what you wanted! This place was awesome and will be on my list to stop at EVERY TIME I pass through here....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We stopped in for dinner while visiting family. They're celebrating 90 years at this location and we enjoyed their basic plates. Service was great and the food was tasty.

Thank Lon B
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I visited this restaurant years ago for lunch when I served on jury duty. The food is very good. It's been so long that I don't exactly remember what I ordered. I believe it was either a hamburger steak and red beans and rice; however,...More

Thank mfboutte
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Was not disappointed in the breakfast. New manager is very nice and trying to bring this place back. Just love diners like this.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed June 16, 2017

First, there is no real parking lot. We had to walk 2 blocks, for an individual with limitations it wasn't really worth the walk It is under new management. Other than me and my husband there was two other couples. It was around 1 pm....More

Thank LisaLandry
Reviewed March 9, 2017

This is a very plain cafe across the street from the Court House. I made the mistake of stopping in for lunch. Server was BAD - very inattentive (I sat and waited while she chatted with customers who came in after I did), slow and...More

Thank TravelerRAP
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Fried chicken is just like my mom's. Liver and onions is awesome. The homemade onion rings are wonderful!

Thank James T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
  • Phone Number: +1 337-942-2142
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