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Johnson's Boucaniere

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1111 Saint John St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6713
+1 337-269-8878
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07:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 17:30
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Marksville, LA
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious pulled chicken sandwich! Tender tasty and yummy sauce...very friendly staff and accommodating

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Thank merrudy
Lafayette, Louisiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My husband had been raving about the food for months (especially the sausage sauce piquant lunch), so my first visit was a lunch date with him. It won't be my last. I devoured the brisket sandwich with BBQ sauce. The piled high brisket was tender and just the right amount of chewiness to satisfy the inner carnivore. Quick service and... More 

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Thank tanyac41
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Wonderful local BBQ lunch spot, also offers other local favorites like red beans and rice and gumbo seasonally. Enjoy lunch on the porch when the weather is nice.

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Thank Casey B
Bonham, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went there for lunch on a Saturday. Had the ribs and boudin. Both were really good. No tables inside set at picnic tables on the porch. There is no a lot of tables. It is worth the effort. .

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Thank shilohkay
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I returned to Louisiana for Xmas 2013. Visited Ft.Polk, Tabasco plant, Duck Dynasty store, Blue Dog Café the day George Rodrique had passed I flew into Lake Charles. I was in Lafayette on Xmas Eve. While I was there I took the Cajun Food Tour with Marie Ducote. One of the 6 stops was Johnsons Boucaniere. I had no idea... More 

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Thank REVWW
Denver, Colorado
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Just across from the cathedral is this local gem! Fresh hot boudin and yummy authentic jambalaya! So good, not fancy, just fantastic. I was very pleased!

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SAN JUAN
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant, you can eat at picnic tables on the outside. Boudin, you must try. Jambalaya and different po boys. Ask for their chicken cracklins. If in Lafayette again, will repeat.

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Thank Rauledgardo
Lafayette, Louisiana
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Family friendly. They treat everybody well. Great food. Pulled pork or pulled beef brisket (smoked 12 to 14 hours) by the pound, or on a sandwich or poboy bun, with or without sauce (hot or mild). Smoked half-chicken and country-style ribs, too. Smoked meats (pork sausage, garlic pork sausage, mixed beef and pork sausage, turkey sausage, pork tasso, tukey tasso,... More 

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Thank Duke H
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Johnson's has the best smoked meats. Their pulled pork and ribs are delectable. Everything they smoke is so tender and juicy. The service is quick, and the owners are extremely sweet and down to earth. Johnson's is a great little place to grab lunch and enjoy in the covered outdoor eating area.

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Thank Whitney J
Lafayette, Louisiana
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Introduced this eatery to two out of towners a week ago. It was a hit. The pulled pork sandwiches had just the perfect amount of tang and the pulled pork salad was enough for two meals. As an extra they have a library of books available for the taking

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Saint John St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6713
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-269-8878
Description
Johnson's Boucaniere continues the Johnson family tradition of making Boudin, sausages, and tasso's once sold at the original Johnson's Grocery (since 1937. Add to that outstanding smoked pulled pork, brisket, and chicken and other smoked meats and charcuterie. Wonderful service and quality of food. A must for any Cajun or BBQ foodie.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?