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3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
+1 337-896-3247
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting our daughter in college we HAD to try this place and it did NOT disappoint! Great atmosphere, delicious food, and friendly staff! A MUST TRY if you're visiting your kids at ULL.

Thank thekinchens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has so many reviews and like the food here they are consistently good. I brought my wife in as we were in Jennings, LA for a wedding and made the forty-five minute drive over, it was well worth it. We came in on...More

Thank Rusty C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for authentic Cajun and as best we can tell this was the real deal. Gumbo was really tasty. The grilled catfish étouffée got all thumbs up. Cajun music was a keen touch. This was a fun Cajun experience before we headed out...More

Thank vjplex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This staple of great Louisiana food is now in need of better times. Everything was average and not inspired nor the least bit extraordinary. One drives out there for a great meal and now one can skip the drive and find just as good inside...More

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and the food is truly authentic. Was recommended by a local and he was absolutely right!

Thank Edy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very good here. Atmosphere is extremely nice. Makes a person feel like they are in a real Cajun setting. Service is good. Prices are a little high, but well worth the atmosphere.

Thank Sandra1515
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and atmosphere is great,the serve is very good and the Cajun music will make you want to dance.I grow up going there and recommended it to everyone...Go and pass a good time..

Thank Spanaird3333
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Arrived on Saturday evening about 5:30 and the place was packed with people already and there was a 30 minute wait, but you can go to the bar and it's first come first serve, since it was just the wife and I we went with...More

Thank Todd L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Excellent cajun food. Many entrees to chose from. All are excellent. Service was excellent also. very good price also

Thank Joe c
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I took my friend out to celebrate her Birthday. She loved the good food and the Cajun band. I'll be back in the area in January & look forward to going back to Prejeans.

Thank _wash62
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5 November 2015|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
in the evening. I believe it is every evening. They have had music everytime I ate their after 6PM
29 October 2015|
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Response from Jackie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is Live Cajun music here. Not sure what time it starts, since we ate there around 4:30. Probably the music starts later.
Tina J
27 December 2014|
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Response from Tina J | Property representative |
Thank you I have posted the picture on several web site. No, we did not pay, spoke to waitress who appeared to be not surprise , tried to speak to management who blew us off like he knew about the problem. The reaction of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-896-3247
Award-winning Cajun cuisine and live Cajun music nightly make Prejean's Restaurant a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Conveniently located on I49 North, just 2 miles north of I-10 in Lafayette, LA. Repeatedly voted Acadiana's Favorite Cajun restaurant, the friendly and casual atmosphere is sure to delight. Big Al, the 14-foot stuffed gator is seated in the middle of the dining room guarding some of our over 400 culinary medals and awards. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Large groups welcome! Prejean's Restaurant is "Simply Cajun, Simply Delicious"!
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