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The Palace Cafe

135 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
+1 337-942-2142
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“bisque” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
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135 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate here at 1:15 pm on a Sunday. Only one other couple eating in the place. Dining room was gloomy and worn. Ceiling tiles barely hanging on, wallpaper held up with thumb tacks. When asked what she recommended to order, waitress steered us away from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Matt C
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Made it a point to stop while traveling thru S. Louisiana, had eaten there years back & still remembered the crawfish bisque that was sooooo good. Stopped in about 3:30pm on Saturday, Memorial Day Weekend....no one else in the place....even signs out front for the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SuzieQTTX
Reviewed 13 April 2018

The Palace cafe is an Opelousas tradition. It has been open for 90 years and although the management has changed, it still has that old-fashioned atmosphere where the food is cooked to order, the waitresses call you honey, and everyone is considered a friend. They...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I can’t say enough nice things about the Palace Café in Opelousas. The last time I visited here was over forty years ago, but even under new management, this is a very special restaurant. We were a party of four, family members who hadn’t seen...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank HappyPenny
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Step back in time with a visit to the Palace Cafe. A time where waitresses visited a minute and made sure you got what you wanted! This place was awesome and will be on my list to stop at EVERY TIME I pass through here....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank F9129VMchriss
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stopped in for dinner while visiting family. They're celebrating 90 years at this location and we enjoyed their basic plates. Service was great and the food was tasty.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Lon B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I visited this restaurant years ago for lunch when I served on jury duty. The food is very good. It's been so long that I don't exactly remember what I ordered. I believe it was either a hamburger steak and red beans and rice; however,...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank mfboutte
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Was not disappointed in the breakfast. New manager is very nice and trying to bring this place back. Just love diners like this.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Liz S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

First, there is no real parking lot. We had to walk 2 blocks, for an individual with limitations it wasn't really worth the walk It is under new management. Other than me and my husband there was two other couples. It was around 1 pm....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank LisaLandry
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a very plain cafe across the street from the Court House. I made the mistake of stopping in for lunch. Server was BAD - very inattentive (I sat and waited while she chatted with customers who came in after I did), slow and...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank TravelerRAP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
  • Phone Number: +1 337-942-2142
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