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Blue Dog Cafe

1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
+1 337-237-0005
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (69 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate here with my wife. I had blackened catfish and she had the shrimp dinner. Started out with dinner rolls with honey butter. My catfish came on a bed of noodles and a side of grilled yellow squash and zucchini. My wife's dinner came with...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waited a while for our waitress to come to our table. My wifes grilled shrimp were terrific. My food however came out cold and had to be sent back to be heated. Once I got it it was good.The Seafood stuffed chicken is decetive. It...More

Thank Rudimiester
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my second visit to the Blue Dog Cafe in two years, as I attended a conference each year. Just as last year, the whole experience was excellent. I will be back!

Thank Gery F
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our first 15 minutes there until they sat somebody at the table behind us. They had a service dog...we don't have a problem with that until she put a plate of food on the floor for the dog....and yes it was a restaurant...More

Thank sandradella
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the second time we have been here. The first time was so great we had to try again. The place is a little expensive but for the quality and quantity you are getting definitely worth every penny. My go-to food for any seafood...More

Thank Jonathan W
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Jonathan; Thank you for the wonderful review and for coming to see us again! Please come in one Sunday for our live music brunch with an amazing spread and bottomless mimosas. It is another adventure worth experiencing. Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their take on the usual cajun classics were great. Couldn't make up our minds what to have. I ended up with the blackened catfish which was great. And the small but well formed wine list was also very good. Staff were excellent.

Thank Pete H
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Pete! Steve S.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four enjoyed our meal here. The blue dog art and live music made it interesting. The service was good and so was the food.

Thank MidwstrnTrvlr
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! Steve S. Co-owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got into town late and missed the rehearsal dinner. We decided to dine here anyway and WE WERE SO GLAD WE DID! The atmosphere was great. The service was excellent. The live music was a definite plus! Now, the FOOD! Everything was absolutely delicious....More

Thank Charmilla
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Charmilla, we are glad you did too! Thanks for the nice review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food & excellent service. Love all the art hanging around the cafe. Very clean environment. Easy parking.

Thank LeeAnn M
Steve S, Owner at Blue Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks LeeAnn!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have had the chance to dine here 3 times and was impressed enough with their food to return. However last time I had crayfish etouffee and was really disappointed...itbwaa pasty and lacked flavor.

Thank gerryde2014
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2 March 2015|
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Response from Bud C | Reviewed this property |
We ate lunch the menu looked American and Cajun good selection I'm sure you will enjoy.
Renee T
29 January 2015|
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Response from Steve S | Property representative |
Renee: I can assure you that your experience in 2015 was not representative of our standards for food or service. I Our team is very friendly and knowledgeable. I apologize for your unacceptable experience in 2015. Thanks... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-237-0005
Traditional & fusion Cajun cuisine, as well as seafood, steaks, bisque & salads. All food is prepped from scratch.
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