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Ground Pat'i

$$ - $$$American, ,
2303 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-2753
+1 337-234-5689
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (13 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“fried catfish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2303 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-2753
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Friday evening, party of 8. Sitting together in a group isn't easy here because the tables are round. Still, with only 8 of us at 3 tables scooted together, it wasn't so bad. Peanuts are served upon being seated. It's a great idea to for...More

Thank Duke H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have enjoyed eating at this restaurant for 40 years. The food is consistently good. It is a little more intimate than other burger places. There is good music, good beer choices.

Thank nancyed2015
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My favorite dish at Ground Pat'i is - hands down - their grilled tuna salad. I always order it medium rare and they do a fabulous job of grilling my tuna steak to perfection! My usual dressing is the Caesar's and it is good, although...More

Thank DianaSavoy
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Our server was friendly, attentive, inviting, and on top of our orders. We came here as we were told the burgers were top shelf. The bun was tasty but the meat was bland and the shredded cheese placed on the burgers had basically no taste....More

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Paid 25 dollars for 2 dried out burgers. Waitress was very nice and apologized, but never again. Old enough to have been around since they first opened. No quality control

Thank 368tori
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is the Original. When this place opened in the early 1970's, this was the place to get one of the best if not the best burger in Lafayette. Today, it still delivers the same quality of burger. The menu is simple but very good....More

Thank ervinritter
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I think the cheeseburger is one of the most delicious foods ever invented, so I was excited to try Ground Pati'i. The decor (old brown building with stained glass and a fireplace) was a bit unique and a nice departure in this age of cookie-cutter...More

Thank EmeraldIsleNCGirl
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I ordered the hamburger steak medium rare today. The salad with blue cheese was fine but the hamburger steak and the smothered gravy was lukewarm at best and the hamburger steak was cooked unevenly as parts of the burgerwere mushy and squimishly cold and couldnt...More

Thank jthwrh
Reviewed 2 October 2015

In an area where "heat" is added to almost everything, including ice cream, it was refreshing to order and eat a hamburger that tasted like a hamburger should! No "Cajun" heat unless you wanted it that way. The burger was juicy. The french fries were...More

Thank davidy394
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Down to the shredded cheddar cheese, the Teac reel to reel tape, the fireplace in the center and the stained glass on the windows. The burgers are still some of the best you will ever eat especially when you order them with bacon and sauteed...More

Thank profjake_sugar_land
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2303 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-2753
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-234-5689
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