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DON'S Seafood

2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737-5157
+1 225-644-4888
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (37 reviews)
“gumbo” (22 reviews)
“seafood salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737-5157
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful eating experience! We will be back. Not one disappointment at all.Trip advisor tells me to keep typing so hopefully this last sentence will meet the required amount of letters.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here while heading north from New Orleans for some business meetings. It was a weeknight and they were packed, waiting room only for a table, so I sat at the bar next to the grill that they use for their oysters. So I...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Very popular so go early. Excellent seafood as you'd expect in the heart of Cajun country. Be sure to try Jacked up Shrimp or oyster appetizers. And the jacked up hamburger steak is one of the tastiest things I've ever run across....More

Thank X2688PVcharless
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three words: JACKED UP OYSTERS!! This is hands down the best seafood restaurant in Gonzales. Every single thing on the menu is amazing. They have two for one margaritas daily and they come in a few different flavors. You MIST try the jacked up oysters...More

Thank Kizzy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 1st stop for dinner on a girls trip. It was within walking distance of our hotel. All 5 of us has something different & left happy! I had the Jacked Up Shrimp & they were awesome! Waiter was great!

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always get their chargrilled oysters, and tonight was half-price night. The butter, cheese, bacon, and jalapeno are exquisitely delicious on top of those dozen beauties. Don't forget the two-for-one beverages either! Always a pleasure to eat here. Tonight's server, Destiny, was pleasant and attentive....More

Thank kbloomer60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If anything have the Jacked up shrimp! It's an appetizer but can be a meal, had the seafood salad grilled, so good! Service, great job! Yes this is a Landry chain but don't feel that way. Go!!

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This restaurant was across from our hotel, and was highly recommended by many people so we tried it our last night in Louisiana. The food was very good, the oysters were delicious and I could have eaten a gallon of the etouffee. My friends got...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

staff was great, food was awesome and the atmosphere is fantastic . Both of us enjoyed our meals ! Seafood Salad was amazing and my friend ordered the seafood platter which he really enjoyed

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Dons has been a mainstay in the Baton Rouge area for years. They maintain a cajun cusine shop with relative ease and great taste. What Don's gives you is something new that seoarates them from the rest. Sure you can get the same type of...More

Thank TexasKev79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737-5157
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gonzales
  • Phone Number: +1 225-644-4888
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, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.
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