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The Chimes Restaurant & Taproom

19130 W Front St, Covington, LA 70433-9059
+1 985-892-5446
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19130 W Front St, Covington, LA 70433-9059
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a tale of two restaurants in a way. The food is good and at a fare price, but depending on the weather and whether you can sit outside, the experience is drastically different. The outdoor setting is REALLY neat and makes for a wonderful...More

Thank Lavon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is likely some of the best food I've ever had. The shrimp and grits were phenomenal. I ordered the appetizer portion and it was more than I could eat. It was just as good the next night for leftovers. The stuffed shrimp were great...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great meal after our visit to the Abita Brewery, and man, what a great time. The restaurant was jumping on a Friday with the late lunch, early HH crowd in there full force but we were seated quickly and the service was fantastic and prompt...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat on the deck out back and enjoyed watching the goats. We also took a stroll out on the boardwalk and saw some ducks and chickens. It's a really pretty setting on the river so if the weather permits, I recommend sitting on the...More

Thank Helen s
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Chines Covington has the same great food as the original Chimes by LSU and its location in Covington is big and beautiful! Fabulous food — sautéed crab fingers, crayfish in anything and everything— all great! Walk ways off the back patio dining that lead...More

Thank ReneW1951
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We had a great Louisiana family dinner at Chimes. Blackened alligator, Crab fingers, New Orleans BBQ Shrimp, and Catfish - all things not found on an OBX menu. Very nice relaxed outdoor riverfront dining, a friendly server, and a wide variety of menu choices made...More

Thank mark f
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We recently took some out of state guests here for dinner. We knew their food was good here, and they feature plenty of Louisiana faire options. This place is always super busy on the weekends, so we went on a weeknight. Our wait time was...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here one evening. Very nice restaurant. Service a little slow but atmosphere was great. Had the charbroiled oysters that I highly recommend. After dinner we walked down to the river. They have a great bridge to get there build. You...More

Thank tammy25donald
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Dining at Chimes in Covington was a Louisiana experience. While spending the night at a local hotel, we chose Chimes based upon the front desk recommendation endorsed by Trip Advisor #1 rating. We visited on the Saturday evening before Fat Tuesday, so the place was...More

Thank Deano65
Reviewed 5 February 2018

There was 10 of us in a group and have to say that the service was excellent. We had our cocktails right away along with water. We didn't have to wait long at all for the waiter to take our orders and the food was...More

Thank Judith B
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Richard L
1 November 2017|
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Response from LizNnawlins | Reviewed this property |
I called just to make sure and they said "No, but we serve food on Sunday" Saying they have Champagne Brunch is similar to having your wedding catered by McDonald's.....If you are looking for a traditional Southern Brunch... More
Rachel L
8 September 2017|
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Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
We have never made a reservation. Large venue with inside, outside and upstairs dining so it hasn’t been an issue. I guess if you have a large party maybe calling ahead might be a good idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19130 W Front St, Covington, LA 70433-9059
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-892-5446
One of three Chimes locations.
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