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Prudhomme's Lost Cajun Kitchen

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50 Lancaster Avenue Rt.462, Columbia, PA 17512 (Cherry St)
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took my Mom here for her birthday. I had heard so much about this restaurant, and I was looking forwarding to eating dinner there, since we are fans of Cajun food. I made a reservation the day before, and when we arrived, there was no record of our reservation. The staff seemed frazzled and disorganized. The gumbo was very... More 

Thank Cynthia G
Manchester, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

took my father out for fathers day on saturday but found the best cajun place in columbia. the food was out of this world. my dad is already talking about going back. the wait staff is great the food is great. it is small and i wish they would buy places around them and expand. did not get to stay... More 

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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I went to Prudhomme's with high hopes. I love Cajun food. The gumbo was terrible. The jambalaya was just so-so. The only thing that was good and made this meal rating average instead of poor was the frog legs which were very good.

Thank bababouii1
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

On m'cycles passing through town and spotted this Cajun place - we are fsmiliar w the LA Prudhommes. Steer parking only but no problem. It was mid afternoon on Sunday and we had the place almost to ourselves. Large menu, good beer selection. We settled o n snapper soup, red beans and rice and a chicken and shrimp dish -... More 

Thank Jim F
Baltimore, Maryland
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Visited on a Saturday evening as a busy period was winding down. Our server was very helpful, including trying to find me an option that was gluten free (the online menu showed some options that were not on the current menu in use). Portion size was hefty, had all the classic ingredients - my fiancee said the alligator was better... More 

Thank Spikeitup13
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

I went there expecting to have some black beans and rice New Orleans style but was disappointed. The service was gruff, the food was rough. I won't be returning.

Thank midiart
York, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We've eaten here before and had much better food, but our last visit was disappointing. The food was okay, but nothing special. It was rather blase, which is not how we first experienced Prudhomme's Lost Cajun Kitchen.

1 Thank John S
East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

My husband and I have loved going to this restaurant but recently we paid two trips there and were disappointed both times. First we purchased a bygo online from a radio station and decided to use it last Tuesday evening. The owner informed us when he seated us that they had rescheduled their Mardi Gras evening from the previous week... More 

2 Thank 845susie
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

It had been a couple of years since I went to Prudhomme's, but was reacquainted with this excellent restaurant in December. The food was even better than I remembered (it was always good!) and I will definitely be going back again soon for some more shrimp sunny. Recommended!

Thank alboyd827
Grantville, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

I really enjoyed the food, raring to go back and try more of the menu. I started off with the sauteed gator tail. Very tender with lots of garlic, onions and peppers. Far superior to any gator I've had before. Then I had an excellent gumbo. After that I had Catfish Prudhomme. Good to the last bite! It was accompanied... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Lancaster Avenue Rt.462, Columbia, PA 17512
    (Cherry St)
  • Public Transportation: One block from bus stop
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 717.684.1706

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