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Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

This place is just amazing. I thought I have had good crawfish boils before but Hawk’s is the absolute best. I don’t know if I can ever have crawfish anywhere else ever again! I had one of the best meals ever there last night and...the service was great as well. (Thank you Drew!) The flavor of their purged crawfish is sweeter and so succulent with the perfect blend of seasoning. You seriously need to experience this place. Just do yourself a favor and seek them out.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

This Cajun Crawfish Institution is a classic boiled crawfish roadhouse, located at the end of a gravel road surrounded by crawfish ponds. If you are anywhere close it would be a big mistake not to visit Hawks. A true classic.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

Had a great dinner last night. We arrived about an hour before opening and we are glad we did, by the time the doors opens the lone was out to the road! That didnt stop them from ver quickly getting everyone seated. Our waitress drew...was great, the crawfish were fresh, perfect seasoned to and plentiful! We had bread pudding for dessert and that did not disappoint. Thanks for a great meal, would love to come back if we are in the area!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020

Great spot for crawfish and other seafood delicacies. We enjoyed it very much, great food good service. recommend this place for seafood...

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

We read all the hype and studied the reviews and were so excited to go but sadly were disappointed. We had boiled crawfish but they almost tasted like bleach or cleaning solution. maybe they didnt rinse out the buckets well after cleaning them idk but...it was gross. When we told our waitress, she was confused and said she didnt know what to do. We helped her and told her to bring the manager by and we would pdiscuss. Manager never came by. We sat for 22 minutes before getting the check that we were charged full price for the 6 crawfish I ate on a 5lb tray. Asked for the manager again and waited 32 minutes. Paid in full but we will never go back. After we ask for mgmt waitress avoided us like the plagueMore

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Great crawfish. Super clean. Sauce could be a little more spicy... I added some Tabasco and their special garlic sauce and a little sauce and it was perfect. Cleanest crawfish ever and they’re HUGE. Worth the drive. They have other menu items also. Bread pudding...is very very good for desert.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 5, 2019

We live in Lafayette, La and kept hearing about Hawks Crayfish. The crayfish was very good and very clean tasting. Otherwise the menu was not too interesting and the salads were mediocre to say the least. No ambience to speak of If you want to...go on an excursion out to the country its a destination.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

They are literally located in the middle of nowhere (as the t-shirts state) bit are one of the best places to get boiled crawfish anywhere around (except for D.I's which is a further drive for me). I will definitely go here again as the spicy...crawfish were wonderfully seasoned and they were boiled to perfection. Much better than the places located in Lafayette and worth the drive. Give this place a try, you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

They really are located out in the middle of nowhere! Well worth the drive for the best crawfish in town. Go early or be prepared to wait. Be sure and save room for the bread pudding! It’s well worth the calories!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed December 28, 2018

The best crawfish ever! Nice & hot & spicy! Good Cold beer and the price was right! This place has it together when it comes to crawdads.

Date of visit: April 2018
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June 1, 2018|
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Response from og41462 | Reviewed this property |
HAWK'S is only open during crawfish season. They serve what we call pond crawfish and after May due to the depth of the ponds the sun makes shells very hard and can barely be peeled. So they are closed until season begins... More
March 21, 2018|
Response from og41462 | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any pets in there. I would call first.
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