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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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“crawfish” (180 reviews)
“seafood” (101 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
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Bartow, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great ambiance. Informal family atmosphere. Good food and plenty of it. First experience of Cajun seafood.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we lived in Biloxi, we would make this trip. Because Baton Rouge was the closest Trader Joe’s. And we could take home frozen containers of possibly the best gumbo on earth.

Thank LisaAnn706
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best food I've eaten in the Lafayette area the chicken and sausage gumbo is a must a roux like mama makes The catfish is also a must and so is the crawfish pie the fired budin balls are also a must Great...More

Thank Terris F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want good authentic Cajun food this is the place. Currently it is oyster season and Prejean's serves oysters anyway you like.

Thank mantamoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat there often- food is excellent. Service is very good, and it gets crowded on Friday and Saturday nights so get there early-(6:00 ish or make reservation). The only complaint I have if your there on a fri-sat night they have a Cajun band...More

Thank Bobby H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good bet to eat here, year after year! Outstanding Cajun food! Can’t go wrong with the dishes - even desserts are great!

Thank Cindi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mesquite grilled Mahi Mahi with roasted red potatoes and lump crab meat is Excellent. But, the Dijon Caper Cream Sauce sort of ruins the wonderful taste of the mesquite grilled Mahi Mahi. It's an odd, tart flavor that doesn't go well with the mesquite...More

Thank SoLAgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sought out this restaurant as it stood out in our minds from a visit five years earlier. we were not disappointed! My husband and I enjoyed a seafood dinner, complete with soup, salad and delicious entrees for under $30. Everything was tasty, warm and...More

Thank Phyllis54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I ate here while visiting Lafayette. The food was good. My friend green tomatoes with crawfish and shrimp was good however the tomatoes were bland. No seasoning. I had to put salt on them. The sweet tea was not really sweet. I...More

Thank shon215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by returning from Venice and ordered the shrimp and red beans. They were very good with the right amount of spice. The service was friendly as well.

Thank Scubaarchery
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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, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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