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Big John's Seafood Patio

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3630 Broadview Dr, Erath, LA 70533
+1 337-937-8355
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Nederland, Texas
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206 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were coming through on the back roads and saw their sign, so we decided to give it a try. Food was ok, we really enjoyed the boiled shrimp. We had the Big John's Big Bowl and an order of mushrooms. The friendly staff especially Danielle was worth a stop in next time we're coming through.

Thank P-n-DTravelinDuo
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had the boiled crawfish which was delicious and I had a shrimp dinner, done just right. The French fries are home made, couldn't ask for better.

Thank Sybil L
New Iberia, Louisiana
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Good, competitive prices and the food is seasoned well. A little out of the way but well worth it if you have a craving for those sweet little mud bugs!

Thank AleahsMom
Kaplan, Louisiana
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is not a fancy restaurant. This is where you go to tuck into 5 pounds of crawfish, make a mess and enjoy yourself.

Thank WhitneyB70548
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The best place ever to have boiled crawfish. It's a family business. We've been eating there for years and have never been disappointed.

Thank Sybil L
Abbeville, Louisiana
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53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

A no-frills establishment with plenty of good people and good food. We went there last night to try it, and found the cost about 20% less than most of the other establishments. Now, you're got to look for this one, because it is not on a main street. Mapquest or Garmin your way there. The beer is cole and the... More 

Thank James R
new iberia,la
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200 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

The crayfish are good and the boiled shrimp were tasty but I have had better...they could have been seasoned more...staff very friendly and efficient..very casual atmosphere

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
Denison, Texas
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

It's hard to find and certainly not fancy but the mudbugs were great. Most were large and very tasty. Service was very efficient. My only letdown was that there was no patio as in Big John's name, it's all indoors. That and the fact that Big John seems not to be a beer guy. The most robust beer they had... More 

Thank frogcarguy
Sarasota, Florida
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

We weren't even in Louisiana 2 hours and we were taken here with a group of people from our RV park. I've only had Crawdads once before, at a friend's backyard barbecue. I forgot how delicious they are. This place is fantastic. It's very low key with concrete floors and plastic checkered table clothes. My husband and I shared a... More 

Thank Lora H
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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772 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Convenient and decent parking. Seafood is quite good and the crawfish were good. Service was friendly and very prompt.

Thank LSUTraveller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3630 Broadview Dr, Erath, LA 70533
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Erath
  • Phone Number: +1 337-937-8355

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