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DON'S Seafood

2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737-5157
+1 225-644-4888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (38 reviews)
“gumbo” (22 reviews)
“seafood salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737-5157
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food seafood platters drinks and desserts. I would recommend this restaurant to all who want to eat well.

Thank Maarv D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was the best! Good food and service! I would make it point to go back when I am in town. The seafood is very good and fresh. The complete meal was one of best I have had traveling in the south! I look...More

Thank kennyv599
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch on a roadtrip from Florida to Texas. Great staff and food tasted great. Didn't take long to get our food and they helped us with the kids too. Would definitely recommend.

Thank mahendrababoolal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Folks down South love good seafood, and Don's knows how to prepare good Southern seafood. It is so good and so filling. The crispness is so well defined that you just want to keep eating even when you are full!! Just take the leftovers home....More

Thank Dorothy M C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monday nights = half price oysters! Yes indeed! Great jacked up oysters followed by blackened seafood salad. This salad includes boiled egg, salad greens, crawfish, shrimp and crabmeat, shredded cheese and croutons. Plenty of seafood! I only ate about 1/3 of it then took the...More

Thank Cajunexplorers
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful eating experience! We will be back. Not one disappointment at all.Trip advisor tells me to keep typing so hopefully this last sentence will meet the required amount of letters.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I stopped here while heading north from New Orleans for some business meetings. It was a weeknight and they were packed, waiting room only for a table, so I sat at the bar next to the grill that they use for their oysters. So I...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Very popular so go early. Excellent seafood as you'd expect in the heart of Cajun country. Be sure to try Jacked up Shrimp or oyster appetizers. And the jacked up hamburger steak is one of the tastiest things I've ever run across....More

Thank X2688PVcharless
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Three words: JACKED UP OYSTERS!! This is hands down the best seafood restaurant in Gonzales. Every single thing on the menu is amazing. They have two for one margaritas daily and they come in a few different flavors. You MIST try the jacked up oysters...More

Thank Kizzy S
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This was our 1st stop for dinner on a girls trip. It was within walking distance of our hotel. All 5 of us has something different & left happy! I had the Jacked Up Shrimp & they were awesome! Waiter was great!

Thank Kelly J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2405 W Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737-5157
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gonzales
  • Phone Number: +1 225-644-4888
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, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.
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