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Blue Dog Cafe

1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
+1 337-237-0005
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (120 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
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Reviewed yesterday

I walked over from my hotel across the street after checking in. The Blue Dog Cafe made a good first impression! I had an appetizer (shrimp & jalapeno, wrapped in bacon & fried) a cup of gumbo and must-have bread pudding. All were delicious, and...More

Thank EverleighYours
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a large group to Blue Dog for dinner. Members of our group were from all over the U.S. and were are very satisfied with their meal. Our waiter did a wonderful taking care of us. The food was fabulous as was the service.

Thank efabacher
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much! Steve S. co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here every time we are in the area. Food is fabulous. Service is great. Never disappointed. Plenty of options for non-seafood lovers. Crab Florentine is a meal by itself. Mahi-mahi was wonderful-and I usually don’t eat fish.

Thank TexasBelletravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday Brunch is great!!!!!!! You get a bang for your buck... A great taste of what Lousisiana has to offer... live music is wonderful... got to love the bottomless mimosas.....

Thank bcandela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my! Talk about great food and service, this is the deal. The quality and quantity were over the top. Give these folks a try!

Thank Ron P
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much Ron! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the Blue Dog, you'll find the typical Cajun, seafood faire as well as classic family style restaurant food. The decor is delightfully original, and both kids and adults will enjoy the paper table covers with crayons for drawing while you wait. You may want...More

Thank Natalie D
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for some good food, I have been having the same thing for a year for lunch at the Blue Dog, catfish Blue Dog,

Thank gtd2017
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for being a loyal guest! We appreciate you. Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their Sunday brunch never disappoints! The menu and music are both a must experience for tourists and locals alike!

Thank Mary R
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Mary! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The corn & crab bisque was the best ever. It was on our Cajun food tour , so that's all we had there. I will definitely go back to try more of the menu

Thank Judy B
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Judy! Please do come back soon. Steve s.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended by our hotel over PreJeans. It didn't disappoint. The portions are such you can share and still satisfied. The gumbo is very spicy so beware but very good. We got the oyster plate and shrimp plate. The café whatever cocktail with...More

Thank Mary D
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Mary! Steve S. Co-owner

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Lenne58
7 April 2017|
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Response from Bwhoekstra | Reviewed this property |
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Trajohns87
3 March 2015|
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Response from Bud C | Reviewed this property |
We ate lunch the menu looked American and Cajun good selection I'm sure you will enjoy.
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Renee T
30 January 2015|
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Response from Steve S | Property representative |
Renee: I can assure you that your experience in 2015 was not representative of our standards for food or service. I Our team is very friendly and knowledgeable. I apologize for your unacceptable experience in 2015. Thanks... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-237-0005
Description
Traditional & fusion Cajun cuisine, as well as seafood, steaks, bisque & salads. All food is prepped from scratch.
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