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Cafe' Burnside

40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
+1 225-473-9380
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“bread pudding” (6 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate first and then went on the tour. The service was excellent and I loved the food. I had the buffet which a set price that included iced tea and white chocolate bread pudding.

Thank vahanning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch here after the Houmas house tour. It would be a long drive just for lunch or dinner from NOLA

Thank KenC_Knoxville_TN
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The surrounding grounds are better than the food. The service was better, than the food. The price was to high, for average food.

Reviewed April 23, 2018

Great food, great service. It's a wonderful spot to grab a bit to eat in between walking the gardens and touring the mansion.

Thank Catwoman0623
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Brought my mom along for the day to get out of the city and we both thought the food was delicious! Well worth eating at! We left feeling more than satisfied! Would definitely come back!

Thank figure_skater2016
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Café Burnside is a casual lunch spot for business or pleasure. The Carriage House is great for dinner, casual with a very nice setting. The Waygu steak is the best filet I have ever had.

Thank porchbum50
Reviewed March 30, 2018

The food use to be wonderful, now it is a hit and miss and usually is missed lately. The dishes are all over the chart, one time the food resembles the previous chef and sometimes it is like someone in the kitchen is trying to...More

Thank bayouself
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch at the Cafe Burnside with a colleague and customers on a recent business trip. I was very impressed. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. I had the pork chop (double thick) which had a bacon cream sauce and was served...More

Thank GaryvM
Reviewed February 16, 2018

This plantation is a wonderful experience. We were totally into the experience. It was a wonderful afternoon and overnight, with interesting history and the food was excellent.

Thank 511joan
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Exceptional food and service! We chose the Sunday brunch buffet. Had amazing food, favorite being the shrimp and grits, and a seafood bisque and out of this world bread pudding! Made our visit to the Houmas house even better. A magical afternoon to remember with...More

Thank Bingitt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Darrow
  • Phone Number: +1 225-473-9380
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Café Burnside is Houmas House Plantation and Gardens' casual restaurant. We offer a buffet, or a la carte dining. Pasta, Seafood, BBQ Chicken, Gumbo, Salad, Poor Boy Sandwiches. Great food reasonably priced. We offer a Sunday Brunch and Buffet. A special menu on Sundays that changes frequently
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