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Gator Cove

2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
+1 337-264-1373
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“boudin” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only manage to get home once or twice a year lately and this place gets all of my business! Boiled crawfish are the best (they accomidate my 11 yr old by boiling with only salt) but the fried catfish will send you home smiling. On...More

Thank Kat R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was craving for some exotic eats and came across this hidden treasure. Off of the main highway tucked away in the back of a gator farm. A few peacocks strolling around and some deer. Jamie was the server taking care of me and suggested...More

Thank ItchyB68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a feast on some Mudbugs(crawfish) with a cup of seafood gumbo. The whole staff was very attentive, especially Jamie. Always made sure that I was enjoying my meal and the sweet tea is really good. Nice view of peacocks, alligators, and deer.

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Picked up a to go order from here right before closing. The woman in charge stayed open until I could get over from my hotel. Kids liked their po-boy sandwiches, and the crawfish I had were good.

Thank Thero_Kenman
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We wanted some boiled crawfish while in town for a quick getaway with the kids and was referred to this place by a local. While they were making our crawfish, the owner's son gave us a tour of their gator farm and we got to...More

Thank Travel11Bug
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The boiled crawfish were terrible. They were not seasoned (I requested spicy) they were not boiled long enough and for the price I think you should get 1 potatoes at the least. I have eaten boiled crabs in the past and I had no complaints...More

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The steak was awesome, the boiled shrimp excellent, and crawfish was on the medium to small, but very tasty....excellent dinner...

Thank Zackary36
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We were surprised how big the crawfish was as we were there at the end of the season. June 20, 2016. They had a good variety of choices as far as seafood, chicken and beef. A little pricey but worth the $$$. Great choices on...More

Thank JoAnn-Vernon
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I have the shrimp and catfish basket it was very good the service was very good too nice atmosphere .

Thank Kent R
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The variety of food here was great. Lots of cajun favorites for this Midwest person. Boiled crawfish and shrimp were yummy and well seasoned. Fried pickles, onion strings and boudin were appetizers. The deserts! Oh my. A platter was brought out and our group ended...More

Thank Marti M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-264-1373
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