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The French Press

) #7 of 467 Restaurants in Lafayette €€ - €€€ American
214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
+1 337-233-9449
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“grillades” (14 reviews)
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214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate her for breakfast and the food was spectacular. I do agree with other reviews in the service. It seems like your server is either ignoring you or they just don't have enough staff working. The food coming from the kitchen came out in...More

Thank LeeAnn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Lafayette for a Garth Brooks concert and arrived to the French Press for brunch on a Sunday at 9:04am (opened at 9am) and were seated immediately and shortly placed our orders. We received our water and juice while other tables began to...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to enjoy this place since we were very hungry and the reviews seemed good. We are from Louisiana so we are used to good food... but sadly, we were totally disappointed. The waitress was very nice, but the water tasted like chlorine ....bad,...More

Thank Judydut
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by a few so we tried it out in a Friday morning and it was cool. No queue, service was good and food matched.

Thank Dannypot1
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! This isNOT health food 😂 but that's bc it truest us Cajun 😍 they do a great job and breakfast is a must!

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Be sure to get the chicken and waffles with Cane's syrup for brunch on Sunday! The atmosphere is really nice, love the exposed brick in the restaurant. Great cocktails are available too. Really enjoyed celebrating a birthday of a friend here!

Thank mommaleenie2015
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited The French Press while in Lafayette, based on the reviews we saw on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. We waited about 25 minutes for a table because we arrived around 10:30, Sunday morning. We ordered The Cajun Benedict and...More

Thank jlegendre
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Our experience with the food here has always been great, but I have heard buzz of recent decline, however the poor management this weekend left us with a bad taste in our mouth. Saturday afternoon by 2:00 I scheduled a future delivery order through the...More

Thank naomiq
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were in Lafayette for Festival Internationale and ended our weekend with more phenomenal food. (I honestly didn't think I could be impressed anymore after all the food we consumed at the festival) the Sweet Baby Breesus and Cajun Benedict were so...More

Thank PKworldtravels
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The French Press, a trendy restaurant with gourmet food and excellent coffee, is a converted print shop near downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. The decor is spacious, industrial and shabby chic. The eggs benedict, with crab and corn cakes instead of bread, crispy thin canadian bacon, frothy...More

Thank Sharie V
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2 July 2016|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations .. Go early .. Always a line but worth the wait !
2 July 2016|
Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-233-9449
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This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.
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