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211 Railroad Ave., Donaldsonville, LA
+1 225-473-8463
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11:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Louisiana
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Each time I've visited this restaurant I have eaten way too much to eat and have been blown away by the quality of the Cajun food. Quiet little town of Donaldsonville always has a place or two with great food. This one surely has something going on to talk about. For desert don't forget to try the white chocolate bread... More 

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Houston, TX
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful Sunday lunch with a group of five. The restaurant has a nice and cozy feeling inside an old building with authentically distressed brick walls. The guitar playing musician added a great element to the overall dining atmosphere, although it did make it a little noisy and difficult to have a conversation inside the restaurant. However, we were... More 

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Thank RaquelCypressTX
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Creative dishes and excellent flavors. This little town gem is really good. Only two things I'd ask management to look at. Service is slow and it seems maybe staffing is the issue. Or training might need improvement. A waiter took only some of our drink order skipping some and coming back which is odd. We also waited a long time... More 

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Thank Jim G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here 3 times. Sunday brunch is great. Breakfast potato dish is artistry. Creole presented in an original and unique way. Highly recommended.

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Thank Charles M
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife was born in New Orleans and we have been coming down to the city for years for the three Fs - Family, Friends, and Food. We usually eat at two or 3 of the city's best restaurants and are well pleased. This year on our way to some of the plantations we stopped in Donaldsonville, about 2 hr.... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great food & service with attentative staff. Also enjoyed the atmosphere very much. Definitely worth the money - would recommend anyone travelling River Road to make a stop here

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Thank Lillep
Wolf Point, Montana
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172 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

First, while the place is very nice and well appointed on the inside, the food quality and service leave much to be desired. We were greeted at the door by a host who did not talk. Not a hello, not even a welcome. I mentioned how many we had in our party and we were walked to a table, handed... More 

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Thank SheriffBTJustice
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Grapevine Restaurant is located in downtown Donaldsonville, LA. The restaurant is located near area attractions like Nottaway, Houmas House, and other local icons. From the minute you walk in you feel like you are stepping into a friend's home. The atmosphere and the service is down home comfort. The restaurant is down home Cajun style cooking but with the... More 

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Thank Julie D
Grove, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The meal was fantastic. Crab cakes were top notch. Tea was sweet and fresh tasting. You need reservations or expect wait on Sundays. Food makes it all.good though.

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Thank David K
Gonzales, Louisiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in our area. Food is always exceptional and the service is the same.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Railroad Ave., Donaldsonville, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Donaldsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 225-473-8463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?