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Dakota

629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
+1 985-892-3712
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brie soup” (23 reviews)
“crab” (13 reviews)
“lamb tacos” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
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11 - 20 of 123 reviews

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...More

Thank DiamondDoug44
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...More

Thank livininlouisiana
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...More

Thank kellycE3740BW
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...More

Thank Paul H
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...More

Thank Anne D
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...More

Thank robinup
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...More

Thank curbimus
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It had been many years since I'd eaten here. I had an appetizer with a combination of mussels and shrimp in a N.O. BBQ shrimp sauce that was incredible and a beet salad. Coconut cake for desert was also very special.

Thank wernolabound
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This place needs a good cleaning. Ladies room was run down, locks don't work, dust on top of stall walls. Halfway through dinner we were greeted by two cockroaches crawling across the dining room. Food was okay but many better options on the Northshore. Not...More

1  Thank cajunsx2
Maurice R, General Manager at Dakota, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you letting us know about what needs to be fixed in our Ladies Room, we appreciate your input and will address it promptly. We hope you will allow us another opportunity to impress you.

Reviewed 9 September 2016

We returned to Dakota to meet some friends driving in from Texas. Not only were we all pleased, Dakota exceeded our expectations. The service was absolutely outstanding. The wait staff is not only well-trained, enthusiastic and friendly; they deliver the delicious food with a flair...More

Thank CajunSam1
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13 December 2016|
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Response from LiveToEatInNewOrlean | Reviewed this property |
it is not a jeans or shorts establishment. Wonderful restaurant and deserves respect! Casual Elegance is my choice! LOVE THIS PLACE.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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