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The Cabin Restaurant

5405 Highway 44, Gonzales, LA 70737-8148
+1 225-473-3007
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5405 Highway 44, Gonzales, LA 70737-8148
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch. The atmosphere is old time and makes you feel like you are in Cajun country. The crab cakes were out of this world. The crawfish ettouffe (however you spell it) was excellent. Stop here if you are even close to...More

Thank GeorgeAuger
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The food was really good and the service was amazing. It was a very cozy and relaxing place. I definitely will recommend to all my in and out of town friends.

Thank Keith0111
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a real puff the beaten path place. Pretty beat up looking but definitely go in! Their red beans and rice a is definitely the best I've ever had. The rest of the food was excellent too, but I really wish I'd ordered the...More

Thank hekjlk1969
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we were disappointed in the service & food. Since new management down the quality of service & food is awful. we use to enjoy going there

Thank Aloma D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We shared a low key 39th wedding anniversary at The Cabin Restaurant in Gonzales. I had heard about the restaurant and read the reviews and wanted to visit based on the history of the buildings. It began raining as we were there and I so...More

Thank glapril
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Have never been disappointed when visiting The Cabin. Food is very good, reasonable and just love the atmosphere . Where else would you enter the restrooms through a cistern! Enjoy looking at the novelty antique farm implements and unusual art.

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

On our last girls trip, we stopped here between Plantation tours. We each had something different & were all happy! Dessert was great, too! Our waitress was very personable!

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 15 July 2017

After touring Houmas Plantation, we stopped here for lunch. It's a little odd trying to figure out how to pull into this corner restaurant, which only has access from one road. And then once we were parked, we couldn't find the front door. The food,...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Cabin Restaurant always delivers fresh, local food. I was skeptical on my first visit because I thought it would be another lackluster Cajun restaurant - but I was SO wrong. The wait staff was extremely attentive and the food was superb. I have had...More

Thank Ashleigh J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My wife and I decided to play tourist and go to Houmas House Plantation today and on the way we passed this restaurant. After a wonderful tour and visit to the plantation we decided to do lunch at The Cabin. The buildings are 100's of...More

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5405 Highway 44, Gonzales, LA 70737-8148
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gonzales
  • Phone Number: +1 225-473-3007
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Our goal is to preserve some of the local farming history, serve meals typical of the River Road tradition, and make your visit a relaxed and memorable one.
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