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Grapevine Cafe

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211 Railroad Ave., Donaldsonville, LA
+1 225-473-8463
Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Creative dishes and excellent flavors. This little town gem is really good. Only two things I'd ask management to look at. Service is slow and it seems maybe staffing is the issue. Or training might need improvement. A waiter took only some of our drink order skipping some and coming back which is odd. We also waited a long time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here 3 times. Sunday brunch is great. Breakfast potato dish is artistry. Creole presented in an original and unique way. Highly recommended.

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Thank Charles M
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife was born in New Orleans and we have been coming down to the city for years for the three Fs - Family, Friends, and Food. We usually eat at two or 3 of the city's best restaurants and are well pleased. This year on our way to some of the plantations we stopped in Donaldsonville, about 2 hr.... More 

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Thank epstorey
Stavanger, Norway
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great food & service with attentative staff. Also enjoyed the atmosphere very much. Definitely worth the money - would recommend anyone travelling River Road to make a stop here

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Wolf Point, Montana
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

First, while the place is very nice and well appointed on the inside, the food quality and service leave much to be desired. We were greeted at the door by a host who did not talk. Not a hello, not even a welcome. I mentioned how many we had in our party and we were walked to a table, handed... More 

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Thank SheriffBTJustice
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Grapevine Restaurant is located in downtown Donaldsonville, LA. The restaurant is located near area attractions like Nottaway, Houmas House, and other local icons. From the minute you walk in you feel like you are stepping into a friend's home. The atmosphere and the service is down home comfort. The restaurant is down home Cajun style cooking but with the... More 

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Thank Julie D
Grove, Oklahoma
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The meal was fantastic. Crab cakes were top notch. Tea was sweet and fresh tasting. You need reservations or expect wait on Sundays. Food makes it all.good though.

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Thank David K
Gonzales, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in our area. Food is always exceptional and the service is the same.

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Thank Reywrap
Washburn, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We arrived as they opened at 5 PM, coming on recommendation for our 10th anniversary. Service was attentive, polite, and great sense of humor. Ambience is beautiful. The food was first rate all the way, from the fried portabella appetizer to the crawfish cornbread with catfish and crawfish etoufee to the white chocolate bread pudding we took home for dessert.... More 

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Thank Julie C
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,466 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A few years ago, when visiting antebellum plantations along the Great River Road in Louisiana, a tour guide suggested that we should have dinner at Grapevine Cafe in Donaldsonville. We did. It was wonderful. So when making our second trip to the region, we decided we had to go back. Grapevine Cafe has become a destination for diners from Baton... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Railroad Ave., Donaldsonville, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Donaldsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 225-473-8463

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