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Don's Seafood

126 Lake Dr, Covington, LA 70433-5067
+1 985-327-7111
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crawfish” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
126 Lake Dr, Covington, LA 70433-5067
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking into the dinning area it smelled very rancid. Table was sticky. Ordered gumbo and it wasn't very hot. Ordered pasta with blackened shrimp and again didn't seem very hot. Walked away very disappointed as I'd been to Don's before and it wasn't as bad.

Thank Guillermo C
DonsS7, Manager at Don's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Guillermo C., We would appreciate speaking with you about your visit. Since 1934 we have been dedicated to providing superior food and service in a warm, friendly atmosphere. We hope you will respond to our private message. Sincerely, DON'S Seafood

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough good things about Don's. We ate there 3 times on vacation. All the food is fantastic. the crawfish bisque is my favorite thing on the menu. The sweet tea is good. They have the best hot sauce very. We got 3...More

Thank akeeton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided we should take ourselves out for seafood last night. We have been driving by this Don's for the last few years since they opened, but never stopped in until now. They must have 10+ big screen TVs all around the...More

Thank raybyerley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our traveling group of sixteen had our monthly dinner meeting here. Everyone loved their meal, and our server Collin.

Thank DustyWilliams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had the shrimp dish which was pretty tasty (I sampled :). I had the crab dinner which was more cajon and rather spicey. I like spicey but apparently not of cajon spice since it just did not please my taste buds. I also...More

Thank weasels2
DonsS7, Manager at Don's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear weasels2, Thank you for dining with us. Since 1934, the Landry family has been dedicated to offering the best dining experience and fine Cajun food. It is very important to us that every visit to DON’S is wonderful. We offer many dishes which are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling home at the end of vacation. Wanted a quick, lite, satisfying meal at mid-day. I had a shrimp po-boy and seafood gumbo and my wife had chicken gumbo and a salad. Very well satisfied with the food, service, and appearance of the...More

Thank kagnew64
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Food was not like traditional New Orleans Seafood. The shrimp tasted old and the seating area smelled like old seafood and sour drinks.More

Thank danieljN1353OX
DonsS7, Manager at Don's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear danieljN1353OX, Thank you for dining with us! Since 1934, when Mr. Don Landry opened his first restaurant in Lafayette, Louisiana, we have been dedicated to making every visit wonderful, including the consistency of superior food and service. Our family owned and operated restaurants are...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very clean; the staff was extremely nice especially Alicia; the food was very tasty! I would definitely return if I'm ever in the area again!

Thank L D
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Had a good time on a "all you can eat" shrimp night. Good atmosphere and food. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank engped
Reviewed 13 September 2017

we ALWAYS get great service and good food, their boiled seafood is the BEST. In fact just red beans and rice with grilled catfish is great and affordable. The grilled oysters are VERY GOOD & the Jacked up oysters are delicious if you like a...More

Thank kennedysjamdan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Lake Dr, Covington, LA 70433-5067
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-327-7111
DON'S SEAFOOD More Than Eighty Years of Exceptional Seafood South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON'S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Many stop in daily for oysters on the half shell or boiled crawfish in season. DON'S bartenders serve Signature Old Fashioned cocktails alongside the newest specialty drinks, many made with Louisiana products. DON'S SEAFOOD began in 1934, when Don Landry opened his first restaurant and bar in downtown Lafayette with $400 borrowed from his uncle. Prohibition had just been lifted and at only 24 years old, he envisioned serving drinks and offering a simple menu featuring fresh local seafood. Four generations later, the Landry family has expanded that humble beginning into what would eventually become the DON'S SEAFOOD of today. Continuing the tradition, the Landry family still owns and operates each location. An extensive menu of original South Louisiana Cajun family recipes, the freshest Gulf seafood and sizzling steaks is offered. Each location boasts a unique Acadiana-inspired décor, all have a full-service bar and grill, perfect for casual diners or sports enthusiasts. Every DON'S SEAFOOD grill features an open charbroiler where diners can watch exclusive dishes being prepared like DON'S Original Jacked Up Oysters loaded with bacon, jalapenos and pepper jack cheese. Whether you're just passing through South Louisiana or live right around the corner, you'll find a DON'S SEAFOOD location near you in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.
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