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Richard's Seafood Patio

1516 S Henry St, Abbeville, LA 70510-6311
+1 337-893-1693
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“boiled crawfish” (15 reviews)
“crab” (6 reviews)
“frog legs” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, American
$$ - $$$
1516 S Henry St, Abbeville, LA 70510-6311
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Richards has been one of my favorite places for boiled crawfish for years. Unfortunately we had a bad experience last week. Paid $24 for 6 crabs and they tasted like they had been sitting in dirty water for hours. None of them had any fat...More

Thank KipperKain
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The crawfish are ok but nothing someone from Louisiana can't do at home. Plenty of seasonings to choose from at the local stores and really boiling isn't that hard. It's a simple task they charge a lot for. The building is shot and inside doesn't...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place is very local. You have to know where it is--you won't just wander by. The bugs were huge with so much fat in the heads. I've never had them so large. They have an Abita Amber beer--unfortunately not on draft, and some very...More

Thank frogcarguy
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is where the local folks go to eat Cajun Seafood in that part of Louisiana. We would have never found it were it not for a recommendation from a friend in Lafayette, who was a native of that area. Our server was friendly with...More

Thank TexasLadyJane
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It's a busy place during crawfish season and for good reason. We got a five-pound tray of lovely crawfish that are nice-sized and delicious, pretty awesome for being so early in the season. Sides were a bit skimpy, however. They could throw a few more...More

Thank Cheré C
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

All I have ever tried here are the crabs which are very good. A little pricey. Great rustic atmosphere, a local favorite. Almost a shrine to crabs, worth a pilgrimage.

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

All you can eat seafood buffet.. the amount of.food u can consume depends on how much u can eat.. unlimited..the.food is well seasoned with additional condiments are available.. the staff is excellent.. always right there if u need. What more could u ask for..All the...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Simple camp like interior, nothing fancy but the make it up on the delicious food and great service.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Richard's specializes in crab and crawfish season, but they have a great Cajun buffet with all my favorites: crawfish etouffee, fried and grilled catfish, gumbo, chicken, boulets, boudin balls, frog legs, etc. Serve buffet on Saturdays and other days. I find the blue crab to...More

1  Thank WhitneyB70548
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Buffet with fried catfish, shrimp, "mud bugs", onion rings and frog legs, gumbo and etouffée, boiled shrimp and crawfish hush puppies, crab balls, corn nuggets…you name it. Deep Breaded and deep-fried or boiled. There was a salad bar, too, but didn't check it out. (No...More

Thank laurasl1957
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1516 S Henry St, Abbeville, LA 70510-6311
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: +1 337-893-1693
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