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J & T Crawfish Shack

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1305 S 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446-4915
+1 337-238-3520
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Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It is what it says it is - a shack. The crawdads were fresh and delicious! Unfortunate that it doesn't serve beer to wash them down, but it was a fun, down-to-earth lunch stop.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The staff was ok. It's a little run down hole in the wall type place but only went in to pick up some great tasting cheap crawfish.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

After talking to a few locals, it was obvious this was the place to eat if you wanted to experience some good ole craw-fish. The environment was friendly and the "mudbugs" were awesome!

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Thank EDEV3
Fredericksburg VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Don't be put off by the building. The crawfish is amazing. If you want to try Louisiana crawfish, this place is it. Friendly staff and quick service. Easy to find and parking is available.

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Thank o2beinpa
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

First time I have sat down to a meal of Crawfish, it better not be my last. Roll up your sleeves and put on a bib and dive in, you will savor the experience!

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

If you are stationed at Fort Polk, this is the place to go. Awesome crawfish, out of a shack. Just the type of southern style cuisine any American should love.

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Millington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

If you want to eat where the locals eat, this is the place! Oowhh Weee! They make them just how you want, mild or wild! Great shrimp too! Best place to eat crawfish in Leesville!

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

If you want to buy a few pounds of crawfish and ARE NOT looking for ambiance this is your place. Problem is their prices are the same as everyone else's.

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Simpson, LA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

My husband picked up crawfish here to bring home since our daugher, recently home from North Carolina, was craving it quite badly. My husband took an ice chest and bought 20 lbs and brought it home for the family to eat. The whole crew ate their fill and their was still some left over that we used in etoufee the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013 via mobile

I travel frequently in the Deep South for business and like to take in the local flavor. If you want crawfish this is the place. Don't bother with the previously frozen shrimp, eat the crawfish. I would recommend ordering extra potatoes and corn, you need to balance your crawfish gluttony. They don't offer condiments or beer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 1305 S 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446-4915
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Vernon Parish  >  Leesville
  • Phone Number: +1 337-238-3520

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