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126 Lake Dr, Covington, LA 70433-5067
+1 985-327-7111
11:00 - 22:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I went to another place before hitting Don's, so I had to compare. Food was fast! We were a 20 something people group and had a room for such size, private and nicely position at the restaurant. Fried catfish awesome and spicy fries. Etouffe was high on spices but still good.

Thank MECac
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I tried gator for the first time. It was ok. I ordered the shrimp plate for my main course. The shrimp tasted great.

Thank shantayw2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Classic Louisiana seafood house. Oyster grill, all the classic, po-boy, gumbo, crawfish They have their own seasoning they sell. Bought 4 cans. Lots of locals, Staff very friendly. Young staff. Have different specials every day. If you want a crawfish boil. Go there. Local beers on tap as well as the usual's.

Thank stlxer
Culpeper, Virginia
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We ended up eating at Dons a few times while in Chincoteague. The food was very good. I found service to be a little slow. Crab cakes are good, as is the oysters and scallops. Hubby didn't like the fish (flounder). I tried the Seafood Dream, and didn't really care for that. I think they excel in fried foods, particularly... More 

Thank joeandchristine09-05
Franklin, Tennessee
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I am not a seafood eater so I was a little skeptical. However, I was pleasantly surprised. My husband had all you can eat boiled shrimp (Wednesday's) and I had hamburger steak stuffed with cheese, red beans and rice and mashed potatoes and it was great! My husband loved the boiled shrimp and the hush puppies were good. (only wish... More 

Thank Winner360
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

5 pounds of crawfish and 3 draught beers (each) was a great but slightly messy feast and the service was great. Not cheap but good fun and quite an experience!

Thank Hut49
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We came to new Orleans for cajon style seafood expecting good flavor and service. We were not disappointed. Don' s seafood was spectacular. My wife and I were pleasantly surprised after our disappointing experience with a more expensive restaurant in the Covington area the night before. I had never had craw-fish before but the waitress took time to teach me... More 

Thank John T
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I try to plan my work trips to stay in Covington on Wednesdays so I can get the all you can eat shrimp at Don's. The shrimp are always good and they will keep them coming.

Thank Robert B
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264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was close to my hotel so, rather than driving to another restaurant, I decided to visit this establishment. I did eat here twice during my stay in the area but primarily for convenience, not because of it being "exceptional". My first night, since I was dining alone, I sat at the bar and decided to have a "take... More 

Thank bandman15
Dongguan, China
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

My husband and I ate a delicious crawfish dinner after a day's worth of driving... I would strongly recommend the crawfish by the pound and the fried alligator!

Thank jedimasterarmi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Lake Dr, Covington, LA 70433-5067
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-327-7111
DON'S SEAFOOD More Than Eighty Years of Exceptional Seafood South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON'S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Many stop in daily for oysters on the half shell or boiled crawfish in season. DON'S bartenders serve Signature Old Fashioned cocktails alongside the newest specialty drinks, many made with Louisiana products. DON'S SEAFOOD began in 1934, when Don Landry opened his first restaurant and bar in downtown Lafayette with $400 borrowed from his uncle. Prohibition had just been lifted and at only 24 years old, he envisioned serving drinks and offering a simple menu featuring fresh local seafood. Four generations later, the Landry family has expanded that humble beginning into what would eventually become the DON'S SEAFOOD of today. Continuing the tradition, the Landry family still owns and operates each location. An extensive menu of original South Louisiana Cajun family recipes, the freshest Gulf seafood and sizzling steaks is offered. Each location boasts a unique Acadiana-inspired décor, all have a full-service bar and grill, perfect for casual diners or sports enthusiasts. Every DON'S SEAFOOD grill features an open charbroiler where diners can watch exclusive dishes being prepared like DON'S Original Jacked Up Oysters loaded with bacon, jalapenos and pepper jack cheese. Whether you're just passing through South Louisiana or live right around the corner, you'll find a DON'S SEAFOOD location near you in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.

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