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Billy-Ray's Boudin

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904 Short Vine St US 190 East, Opelousas, LA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crawfish pie was awesome! Crispy outside and lots of crawfish filling. Get your boudin by the like or the pound. Frozen meat products available as well.

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Thank Stacey S
louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have been eating this boudin for at least 30 years. I can remember my grandfather going by it by the ice chest full. My husband and I still travel here to get this boudin.

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Thank dancer212
Arlington, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The smoked boudin is about as good as it gets. If it wasn't for the fact that the bathroom is about as nasty as you'll find I'd rate this place 5 stars. Would we go back? Sure. We'll just plan our trips better.

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Thank metntex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This little place in Opelousas Louisiana has some of the best, most flavorful boudin around. I have out of town family from Houston, Atlanta, and California and when they visit, they have to stop in for their fix. Very well seasoned and delicious. They also have crackling. Boudin balls, and other seasoned meats for purchase.

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Thank Karen T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Normally when I visit family in the past, Ray's would be close on Sunday's. I was really happy to see they started opening on Sunday until 2:00. The boudin was Ok. A little greasy but still not bad. I like the new ways they start making boudin balls and egg roll style boudin. The thing I truly did not like... More 

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Thank Duwana J
Grayson, La
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here because I was ahead of schedule on a business trip. The pepper jack boudin balls are excellent! Billy-Rays is famous for the boudin, and they lived up to the hype. Only negative is that I missed it and had to circle back around. Area is a little confusing for traffic.

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Thank Mitchbratton
Fairfield, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Always stop here or the other Billys west of Lafayette for boudin balls and some fresh boudin to take home in the ice chest. The boudin balls are the best I ever had.

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Thank jrb642016
Napa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This place NEVER disappoints. It's constant and always yummy! I always enjoy eating here and I NEVER make a visit from San Francisco without stoping in to lock up this delicacy!!!

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Thank Gwen F
Opelousas, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Opelousas or Krotz Springs, stop by for the boudin, the boudin balls or my favorite the pepper jack boudin egg rolls!

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Thank sandyr572016
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

If you're passing by you have to try to Boudin balls, a type of not-too-spicy sausage mixed with cheese and deep-fried. Just one is perfect!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Short Vine St US 190 East, Opelousas, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?