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Cafe' Burnside

40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
+1 225-473-9380
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (29 reviews)
“bread pudding” (6 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, French, Gluten Free Options
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40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This plantation is a wonderful experience. We were totally into the experience. It was a wonderful afternoon and overnight, with interesting history and the food was excellent.

Thank 511joan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional food and service! We chose the Sunday brunch buffet. Had amazing food, favorite being the shrimp and grits, and a seafood bisque and out of this world bread pudding! Made our visit to the Houmas house even better. A magical afternoon to remember with...More

Thank Bingitt
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Service was friendly and attentive. The menu offers a buffet or a nice selection of comfort foods. It s must try!

Thank JIll R
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch at Cafe Burnside while visiting Houmas House. There were four of us and each of us ordered something different on the menu but each item was amazing. It’s some of the best food we had on our trip to New...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I took 2 friends there Saturday. I ordered the turkey and Brie sandwich. I asked for half the normal Brie and fig preserves on the side. I got a dry, burnt turkey, hard bread sandwich with a few pieces of arugula. I asked for some...More

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Thank Juanita9
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Eat here, lots of great choices, very good. The bread pudding is the best, don't miss that. Buffet will give you lots of great food.

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I'd go to this plantation JUST to eat here... The food is THAT good. The atmosphere is just as good but lets be honest you want excellent food and here you will get it... Seriously!

Thank concort
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We took a break from touring the wonderful gardens at the Houmas House plantation for what we thought would be an ok lunch. My wife and I normally order different things, but we both laser-focused on Eggplant Napoleon. The description was mouth-watering, and the waitress...More

Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting. The menu had a fantastic choice of food. The service was absolutely on point. Very attentive and polite. We had coffee and cake as we had an evening meal booked. Excellent choice.

Thank Rebekah A
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I toured Houmas House which was impressive. We had read about their various cafe and fine dinning restaurants. We ate lunch at Cafe Burnside which started with warm bread, dragon fly biscuits and honey butter with pecans. Just let my end my...More

Thank Rhodesm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Darrow
  • Phone Number: +1 225-473-9380
  • E-mail
Café Burnside is Houmas House Plantation and Gardens' casual restaurant. We offer a buffet, or a la carte dining. Pasta, Seafood, BBQ Chicken, Gumbo, Salad, Poor Boy Sandwiches. Great food reasonably priced. We offer a Sunday Brunch and Buffet. A special menu on Sundays that changes frequently
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