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Dakota

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629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433 (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
+1 985-892-3712
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17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Covington, Louisiana
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't mind spending money on dinner out, but when dinner for two is over $200 not including drinks and no dessert, the food should be much better than it was ad there should be more of it. Don't get me wrong the food was good, but it wasn't fabulous, and I felt like I needed to eat after I... More 

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Thank TheDebinator
Mandeville, Louisiana
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222 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined at Dakota many times since moving to the North Shore in the 90's. It has always been consistently good. And it was not disappointing on our recent visit for my wife's birthday. This is a good place for a special occasion. There is a an active bar scene with small plates in the evenings. The dining room... More 

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Thank Nelson T
Kenner
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

He venue is simple but elegant! The service is impeccable!!!! The food is absolutely incredible no matter what dish you choose! The wine selection is awesome. Be prepared to quite possibly the best Dining experience you've ever had!

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Thank CJSOLO
Mandeville, Louisiana
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194 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I've always liked this restaurant. The only downside is it's so quiet. If you were having a conversation the whole place can hear you. If you were looking for a quiet restaurant, this is the place to do it. I have also used the private room and it was absolutely awesome. The brie soup is by far the best thing... More 

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Thank DiamondDoug44
livininlouisiana
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I took a group of 20 business friends to lunch here. The atmosphere was perfect and everything was perfect. They have separate rooms to accommodate groups. You can even have dinner in the wine cellar room. The service is first class and so is the food. With a group of 20 we tried almost everything on the menu and there... More 

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Thank livininlouisiana
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wow - our first time to Dakota and what a treat. BBQ shrimp and mussels appetizer was amazing. Our table had the grouper, duck, and lamb neck, and all were cooked to perfection. The crème brule banana spilt was an interesting twist on an old favorite. The service was incredible. Can't wait to return...

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Thank kellycE3740BW
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Chef Paul was fantastic! I drove all the way from galveston Texas just to eat at the dakota restaurant because of my last experience. And it was without a doubt worth the drive. I am very picky and demand great service. Chef paul made me an unbelievable foie gras. The vegetarian dish that he prepared for me was out of... More 

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Thank Paul H
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We were travelling from Montreal to Covington and stop for dinner to Dakota restaurant .Oysters with truffle parmesan, crabmeat on surprising brie soup, shank of lamb and cafe au lait duck : everything was really tasty and savory. Large selection of wine . Thanks enough for the delicate attention at the end of our experience .

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Thank Anne D
Covington, Louisiana
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I've frequented this place many many times since it opened several years ago....I believe in the late 1980's early 1990's. Every visit has been superb!!! Professional knowledgeable wait staff and the food is fabulous. Lunch always has tasty specials however, my favorite is the crabmeat havarty dill sandwich..... it is loaded with crabmeat and a must to try if you... More 

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Thank robinup
Mandeville, Louisiana
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The service here and food were stellar. I've waited years to eat here and was not disappointed. The homemade chips and bread brought to the table were amazing. The candied cornbread I could have eaten a whole loaf... We had business lunch menu... shrimp remoulade and chicken piccata were very good. We also had the crab grilled cheese which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, French, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
    (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-892-3712

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