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629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961
+1 985-892-3712
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Dakota with colleagues while in a recent business trip. Good variety on the menu, especially for lunchtime. There was a wide variety of salads to select from as well as other entrees. Service was very attentive but our waiter was a little nosy...More

Thank 1Trippermonth
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The food is incredible, the atmosphere inside is very elegant, the bathrooms are clean, it is pricey, but it's definitely fine dining.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 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...More

1  Thank TheDebinator
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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...More

Thank Nelson T
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!

1  Thank CJSOLO
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
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961
    (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-892-3712
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