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Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant

9990 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1525
+1 225-767-9991
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9990 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1525
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant
1. Best food in town!
"It's like fine dining New Orleans style. The seafood is fresh."
See reviews that mention soft shell crab
2. Excellent Wine List
"the most reasonably priced wines list in the city by the glass "
Richard L K
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3. Seafood Gumbo
"The seafood gumbo is so good as a starter."
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121 - 130 of 640 reviews

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Always my favorite. Love the food atmosphere and staff. We had our first date at LL and we continue to enjoy.

Thank netninja66
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited Louisiana Lagniappe once again for our anniversary. We enjoyed our two favorite appetizers, crab-stuffed mushrooms and fried crab claws. Then we once again loved the delicious drum topped with crab. Their seafood dishes are the BEST in Baton Rouge. And that says a...More

Thank Pittypat45
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Louisiana Lagniappe never disappoints! My favorite is the Pontchartrain. you cannot go wrong with the soft shell crab on top of fresh fish!

Thank Taylor H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lots of delicious dishes, great wine, and service is always good! Blueberry bread pudding is fantastic!

Thank Brandy P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Always some of the freshest seafood in town and consistently excellent. Great service! Their steais are not too bad either. It feels local and the Ortego's are great people and provide excellent service.

Thank BRTiger1212
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Service is great and the food is even better. They don't take reservations, so be prepared to eat early, wait your turn, or eat in the bar. The appetizers could qualify as meals.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food was over priced and the service was poor at best. We waited over 25 minutes for our appetizers and they cam out COLD. My fish was under cooked and my husband had a shrimp dish and sent it back. We paid our bill...More

Thank 78394line
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My family and friends love this restaurant and have been going there for years. You really can't go wrong here, whether celebrating a special occasion or a quiet dinner for two, this place is awesome!

Thank Lea Anne L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this restaurant for special occasions. We eat here five or six times a year. The food is delicious, especially the fish en papillote and the au gratin. The servers are attentive, but not intrusive. It is so popular however that you should arrive just...More

Thank pkgsmith
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food was very good. I had the special which is their signature dish and it was to die for. My wife had a steak and for once ate every bite. It was pretty pricey though

Thank Michael H
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2018|
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Response from R G | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant and ask.
27 October 2017|
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Response from Ronald F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - it is black drum.
Brenda P
25 October 2017|
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Response from Pat B | Reviewed this property |
No they do not. Get there about 6 and enjoy a beverage in the bar while you wait. You will not be sorry you did!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$70
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9990 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1525
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-767-9991
  • E-mail
Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant opened in Destin, Florida in 1984. After 14 years the owners sold the restaurant and returned to their home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. On January 1st 2003 Louisiana Lagniappe opened in its present location at 9990 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. In addition to the old-time favorites Seafood Gumbo and Corn and Crab Bisque we serve many different all house made gumbos, soups and bisques including, Roasted Red Pepper and Jumbo Lump Crab, Duck and Andouille Gumbo, Shrimp and Artichoke, Crab and Brie, Southwestern Seafood Bisque, Roasted Cauliflower and Garlic with Jumbo Lump Crab and Lobster Bisque to name a few. The Eggplant and Jumbo Lump Crab, Barbeque Shrimp, Marinated Blue Crab Claws and Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes are a few of the original appetizers from our Destin days that are still favorites to this day. In addition, we offer many new appetizers including house made Boudin Balls, Chipotle Shrimp, Tuna Tataki, Crawfish Wontons, Jumbo Lump Crab and Shrimp Spring Rolls with Ponzu Dipping Sauce, Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Habanero Pomegranate Dipping Sauce, Fried Green Tomatoes with Creole Shrimp Velouté and Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Caribbean Dipping Sauce. Louisiana Lagniappe specializes in Fresh seafood and steaks. We serve fresh Louisiana crawfish dishes only when in season, never frozen or imported. We serve many of our longtime favorite entrées Fish en Papillote, Softshell Crab Pontchartrain, Fish Louisianne and Oysters Lagniappe as well as many new specials that are unique to the Baton Rouge location. Kurobuta Pork Chops with Chipotle Glaze, Seafood Lasagna, Joyce Farms Chicken Florentine, American Red Snapper Fish Tacos with chili lime slaw, roasted corn and cilantro pesto, Smoked Gouda Grits and Grillades of Beef Tenderloin. Our desserts include our house made Key Lime Pie, Crème Brulee, Pecan Pie, Traditional Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce, Hot and Gooey Baked Cookie, Blueberry Bread Pudding with Navan Vanilla Cognac Sauce, Bananas Foster Bread Pudding with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Ice Cream, Chocolate Sin Cake and Apple Bread Pudding with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Ice Cream and Pecan Crumbles.
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