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Johnson's Boucaniere

1111 Saint John St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6713
+1 337-269-8878
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (23 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“boudin” (47 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1111 Saint John St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6713
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast and was pleasantly surprised. The food was exceedingly delicious. The service was outstanding and friendly. Spent part of the morning sitting under the overhang relaxing and listening to high tempo Cajun music. Will definitely be back, a lot.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Stopped by for a late lunch and we were the only ones there. Actually stopped to pick up something for our supper. Ordered the special that day-country ribs and boudin with sides. Had a chance to chat with the original proprietor. What a gentleman. We...More

Thank 52,761
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Had my usual, the Begnauds Special, topped off with bread pudding. No othe barque place in the area hold a candle to Johnsons. And the ambiance and friendliness of the waitstaff is worth the visit..

Thank Wrabalais
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Johnson's Boucanier is seriously good Five star BBQ and Cajun food. Takeout or eat on deck. My personal favorite is the Begnaud Special sandwich made with their home made smoked pork sausage and their smoked pulled brisket and their homemade BBQ sauce. Also their gumbo...More

Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Stopped in at Johnson's while on Cajun Food Tour and met Lori Walls, the proprietor and her father Wallace Johnson, a wonderful man who took us out back and showed us the workings of the smokehouse, etc. When back inside, Lori gave us all a...More

Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Ordered a couple of links of boudin and a cup of gumbo and was very pleased. The boudin was steamed old-school style and was on the spicy side, but very good. The chicken and sausage gumbo was outstanding. Johnson's Andouille sausage is world class. On...More

1  Thank DonaldRedman
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Love the BBQ chicken and Boudin. My wife loves the bread pudding. They also have great pulled pork and brisket sandwiches. Like to go on Saturday when they play zydeco music.

Thank Tj G
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious pulled chicken sandwich! Tender tasty and yummy sauce...very friendly staff and accommodating

Thank merrudy
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My husband had been raving about the food for months (especially the sausage sauce piquant lunch), so my first visit was a lunch date with him. It won't be my last. I devoured the brisket sandwich with BBQ sauce. The piled high brisket was tender...More

Thank tanyac41
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Wonderful local BBQ lunch spot, also offers other local favorites like red beans and rice and gumbo seasonally. Enjoy lunch on the porch when the weather is nice.

Thank Casey B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Saint John St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6713
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-269-8878
  • E-mail
Description
Johnson's Boucaniere continues the Johnson family tradition of making Boudin, sausages, and tasso's once sold at the original Johnson's Grocery (since 1937. Add to that outstanding smoked pulled pork, brisket, and chicken and other smoked meats and charcuterie. Wonderful service and quality of food. A must for any Cajun or BBQ foodie.
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