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Dakota

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629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433 (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
+1 985-892-3712
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17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Covington, Louisiana
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We returned to Dakota to meet some friends driving in from Texas. Not only were we all pleased, Dakota exceeded our expectations. The service was absolutely outstanding. The wait staff is not only well-trained, enthusiastic and friendly; they deliver the delicious food with a flair for the spectacular. For example, when they delivered their Signature soup (Lump Crabmeat & Brie),... More 

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Thank CajunSam1
Covington, Louisiana
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76 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I went for dinner and had a WONDERFUL meal from start to finish! The foods, drinks and service were all top notch and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had the mussles in a coconut curry sauce as an appetizer, my husband had the hanger steak and I had the seared tuna salad as our entrees. For drinks... More 

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Thank L D
Mandeville, Louisiana
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129 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

best martinis by far on north shore! better fine dining. excellent seafoods and steaks. nice ambience.

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Thank pecan376
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

A special place for anniversaries or special days. Everything here is wonderful. The atmosphere, the staff, and of course THAT FOOD!

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Thank LiveToEatInNewOrlean
New Orleans, LA
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

For business lunches, girlfriend cocktails, or a romantic dinner, Dakotas has it all. A long time NorthShore tradition. Kenny and Kim keep things fresh to keep you coming back. The recent addition of small plates and a Friday Happy Hour helps introduce new foodies to The Dakota. The service can't be touched, the staff is first rate, the great management... More 

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Thank LA Realtor
Mandeville, Louisiana
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Love the Bree soup, grilled oysters and steaks. All the food is good, just a bit pricey. Bar is great! They could easily draw a bar crowd if they wanted the business. The bar area is spacious and beautiful.

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Thank kmfj110
New Orleans, Louisiana
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Dakota is beautiful restaurant that features fine dining. Great wine list. Great bar. Menu changes regularly. They have great seafood and steaks. We always enjoy dining here.

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Thank togo77
Sacramento CA Area
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165 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We felt the menu was limited for such a prime foodie area, and thought the portions were a bit small for the price ratio, and we thought the tastes were different but not particularly special. the Charred Caesar, Crab-Brie soup, the Lamb Nachos, the Mirliton Casserole, Bleu Salad and Dessert were good but not something really special.

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Thank bw13802
Maurice R, General Manager at Dakota, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to our Restaurant and your opinion. We do pride ourselves on providing our guest with the best Dining experience possible. Based on your review it sounds as if our waitstaff did not properly explain the dishes you ordered were Small Plates or Appetizers and that would explain the portion size, but does not excuse... More 

Abita Springs, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Dakota's is a little pricey but the food and service are very good. I ordered my filet mignon medium rare but it came back medium well. I would have sent it back but it was still delicious and tender. I believe Dakota's would have taken it back in a second and cooked another to my specifications if I have brought... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

I was taken there last night. Started out with a crab soup, followed with a grilled red snapper and finished with a cocoanut cake. Louisiana cooking at it best. The fish was fresh and cooked to perfection. It just melted iin your mouth.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, French, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
    (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-892-3712

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?