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Blue Dog Cafe

1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
+1 337-237-0005
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (120 reviews)
“seafood wontons” (39 reviews)
“brie” (17 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Seafood is a favorite and the shrimp and oysters were very good. The setting is an old warehouse and the style is very casual. We have eaten here twice in the past month and enjoyed the food both times.

Thank JC D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were going to eat and saw the blue dog restaurant sign that is the artist Rodrigue trademark. We wanted to see if it was his restaurant and it happens that it used to be. A lot of his art in the restaurant, they sell...More

Thank nabeab
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were passing through and this was a recommendation from the hotel. We were looking for some local Cajun food and the Blue Dog did not disappoint. Excellent service (Aimee). It has been a while and I cannot remember what I had, but I assure...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the Sunday buffet that was a real treat. If you have to wait, you can go to the bar and get free mimosas while the Cajun band plays. The buffet has prime rib, omelettes, and trays of special Cajun dishes of different varieties. Everything...More

Thank Randy2353
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Randy! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here after rejecting the thought of waiting two hours for Ellen’s Stardust with a group of eleven. Delicious! Coffee, food, and service were great. Note you need your whole party there to be seated. Definitely order the butternut squash fries

Thank Julia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You reall can't go wrong with the seafood pasta or the crab au gratin. The caeser salad is excellent as well.

Thank jfontenot09076
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great variety of food for Thanksgiving fare...nice service/good food/love the atmosphere...would return to the blue Dog Cafe!

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I once had a work supervisor who was from Lafayette. He used to always talk about the quality of the food there. In fact, he even had dreams of moving back and opening a restaurant himself. I always wanted to travel to Lafayette for this...More

Thank JohnGalt2
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

John: I am sorry you were unimpressed. If you have another opportunity to dine with us please try our crawfish enchiladas in cumin mornay sauce or our corn & crab bisque. Our bisques and appetizers are highly popular. Thanks, Steve S. co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Missed music night, but the scene prevails (sticky floors, vague smell of smoke from years ago). We were there for dinnner, and it was absolutely excellent. Mind you, this is diner-style eating and not dine dining, but it is at the top of its class....More

Thank Flicker42
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you ! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first trip to the Blue Dog, and I am a fan. Everything about this place is incredible. Started with the Brie and mushroom soup truly a treat. The crawfish augratin was WOW! Everything about this place from the food to the service was THE...More

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

Thanks Michelle! Steve S. Co-owner

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Response from raddog | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anything like that....
7 April 2017|
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Response from Bwhoekstra | Reviewed this property |
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 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
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-237-0005
Traditional & fusion Cajun cuisine, as well as seafood, steaks, bisque & salads. All food is prepped from scratch.
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