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Guidry's Reef

1508 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-3165
+1 337-237-2860
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed crab” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“gumbo” (18 reviews)
All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1508 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-3165
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with anything shrimp and the seafood gumbo- great service and good assortment of other food choices as well.

Thank Kwajkid007
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Had lunch today at Guidry's. There are not many restaurants in Lafayette that are not good, but Guidry's is one of my very favorites. It's been around for a long time and is consistently good. It used to be known as the Oyster Reef and...More

Thank lauramelancon
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I was in town for business and decided to check out the reef. Nice place. I had the crab au gratin and it was delicious!! Gina took great care of me and stirred me in the right direction as far as what to order. The...More

Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Looking for fried crab fingers this the place . I had the crab fingers and hush puppies beat taste . I would highly recomend

Reviewed 12 January 2017

The service was great. Our waitress was Gina. We felt like we were having a meal that was prepared and served by our best friend. A real treat. The food was awesome! Two of us had the seafood salad--it was as good as I have...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Wow! The food and service here is fantastic! I got the Gator Tail Bites appetizer and it was some of the very best I've ever had-and I've had a lot! Very tender and mild flavor without getting any bites that tasted a little funky or...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Guidry's is an older Lafayette establishment. Good food but atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired. Value for $ fair

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoy trying non-chain-style restaurants when traveling, places the "locals" go to. We were driving around looking for such a place to eat gumbo on a Friday night, and found Guidry's Reef, a great choice. Our shrimp gumbo and chicken and sausage gumbo were delicious,...More

Thank discodev
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Was looking for some local flavor and someone suggested Guidry's Reef. Bad choice. The food was just not that fresh, very plain, no flavor at all. Everything heavily fried and no seasoning or taste. Very greasy too. None of the 5 of us could finish...More

Thank JRK511
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had the boiled shrimp, baked potato, salad, chicken and sausage gumbo and the crawfish etouffee over catfish. The food was very good. This is not a fancy restaurant but has homey feel. Our waitress was very friendly and did a great job. The kitchen...More

Thank Carole A
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Larry G
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Response from Spendingitnow | Reviewed this property |
I would feel overdressed in a jacket and tie at this place. Go in what you are comfortable with, after all, you pay the bill!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-3165
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-237-2860
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