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Blue Dog Cafe

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1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
+1 212-229-9222
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10:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Lafayette, La
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123 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Service a bit slow but good good as usual however rice dressing was dry and not eaten. This place is usually tops but may have been a bad day.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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179 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by on several recommendations and glad we did. The gumbo was excellent. Main course was the crawfish quesadilla and the whiskey flounder. Excellent. Good beer selection. Very good service.

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Thank David M
Nebraska
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I pulled in at 12:05 on a week day and found a packed parking lot, including a school bus. Nearly every table was filled, and the bus full of kids hadn't been served their food yet. I expected the worst. Chayne at the bar was a brilliant server and kept me up to speed on my order's progress, all the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The blue dog cafe came highly recommended by several persons and my anticipation of a sumptuous meal and dining experience ran high. The restaurant decor was esthetically pleasing and service quality was reasonable . My roasted shrimp appetizer was perfect and befitting the acclaim . Naturally I expected an entree of equal or better standard , my expectations however ,proved... More 

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to dinner with some friends and had never been before, but appeared to be a favorite locals joint. The menu is extensive and I'm sure there are a few great options, but the two award winning, recommended dishes, we got were lacking in flavor and incredibly large in portion size. Friendly service and they were very accommodating when one... More 

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Thank Beverly C
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price. The decor is amazing and service was nothing less than spectacular, thanks Michael!

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Thank Barry R
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience in the restaurant was lively on a Saturday night. The waiter was very friendly and attentive. The menu was extensive and difficult to make a choice from. The Andouille sausage starter was very good as was the chicken bayou teche. Good wine list and selection of beers.

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Thank Pat G
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Blue Dog for dinner while we were staying in a nearby hotel. My husband ordered blackened catfish topped with shrimp étouffée and I had the flounder stuffed with crabmeat. The étouffée was not particularly good and the stuffed flounder had mostly bread as the stuffing. The bread and butter served before the entree was very good. If... More 

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Kalispell, United States
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is nicely furnished, the staff were friendly and welcoming. The menu has a wide selection of items. The Blue Dog Catfish dish is served with blackened catfish filet, with a side of rice, covered with etouffee. For a great Cajun dish, you can't beat this one. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank John S
Richmond Heights, Ohio
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traffic was a huge factor in choosing this restaurant. Good food, service was ok. Spicey food was not correctly identified. I know, but not everyone can tolerate spice. Cup of soup was pricey, dessert was skimpy. Hotel recommended and was good, not great.

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Thank Barbara F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 212-229-9222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?