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“Nice atmosphere”
Review of Don's Seafood

Don's Seafood
Ranked #12 of 182 Restaurants in Covington
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: DON'S SEAFOOD More Than Eighty Years of Exceptional Seafood South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON'S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Many stop in daily for oysters on the half shell or boiled crawfish in season. DON'S bartenders serve Signature Old Fashioned cocktails alongside the newest specialty drinks, many made with Louisiana products. DON'S SEAFOOD began in 1934, when Don Landry opened his first restaurant and bar in downtown Lafayette with $400 borrowed from his uncle. Prohibition had just been lifted and at only 24 years old, he envisioned serving drinks and offering a simple menu featuring fresh local seafood. Four generations later, the Landry family has expanded that humble beginning into what would eventually become the DON'S SEAFOOD of today. Continuing the tradition, the Landry family still owns and operates each location. An extensive menu of original South Louisiana Cajun family recipes, the freshest Gulf seafood and sizzling steaks is offered. Each location boasts a unique Acadiana-inspired décor, all have a full-service bar and grill, perfect for casual diners or sports enthusiasts. Every DON'S SEAFOOD grill features an open charbroiler where diners can watch exclusive dishes being prepared like DON'S Original Jacked Up Oysters loaded with bacon, jalapenos and pepper jack cheese. Whether you're just passing through South Louisiana or live right around the corner, you'll find a DON'S SEAFOOD location near you in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.
Reviewed July 1, 2013

We had great service and the food was hot and served promptly. We ordered drinks and had the Hurricane. It was very close to the original that you used to be able to get at Pat O's. It was a little pricey, but OK for a splurge once in a while. Had the Seafood salad and apetizer trio.

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Thank Momkimecon
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by the staff at the local Hampton Inn. They had a copy of the menu on site so we pretty much knew what they served. I had a cup of gumbo and the crawfish etouffee. Both were good, but I thought the gumbo was a little on the runny side, I'm more use to a thicker stock, but it had a good taste and was spicy. The etouffee was also good, not great, but good. My wife and daughter shared the sampler platter and they said they really liked it. Expect most seafood entries to run about $12 to $15.

Overall all, good service and the food was more than acceptable and I would go back again, although I might try some of the other seafood restaurants in the area first.

Thank Don_Chattanooga
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Good food... A++++ this restaurant is located next to the Courtyard Marriott which is we're we stayed.. Great location

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Reviewed June 15, 2013

This is the second time we have eaten at Don's Seafood Hut and it won't be the last. This time we did lunch and it was just as good as the dinner service. The menu is some what abbreviated but just as good. For a change I decided to try the hamburger steak. It comes with mashed potatoes but you can substitute fries either regular or sweet potato, side salad etc. but not a baked potato? The steak is stuffed with cheese and covered in grilled onions and gravy. You also get a generous portion of garlic bread. If you don't like spicey this is probably not the dish for you for it is quiet spicey but very good. It is cooked perfectly, very moist, but done. I eat hamburger steaks a good bit but this one is unique with the spice. Sweet tea is excellent. The service was great as usual and our server was Gus. He was very attentive and good at his job. This place is definitely worth a stop if you are in Covington for a quick lunch or an excellent dinner.

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Thank yelir49
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

Everything @ Dons Seafood is awesome no matter what you get. I eat at the one in hammond every time I go to training or go past one for that matter I love this place

Thank Justin G
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