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American, French, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
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629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433 (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
+1 985-892-3712
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I always enjoy our dining experience here; the wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable, the food is fine dining at its best! You must try the Brie soup appetizer!

Thank Lisa L
Hammond, United States
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

Most of the food was good. The only let down was the turkey/pork loin meal on Thanksgiving Day. When served, it looked like someone had dumped the leftovers together on a plate. Everything ran together and over everything else. Were the potatoes "instant"? The shrimp and mirliton Napoleon was great! Very spicy, but great. The duck gumbo was also very... More 

Thank Gurley M M
Mandeville, Louisiana, Usa
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121 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

everything is wonderful, but high cost, and worth it. from the brie soup to the lamb nachos you can get sick eating everything that you see and want when it is being carried out of the kitchen to tables. steaks and seafood and everything inbetween. Been in same place for over 20 years. owner has cooked on the food channel... More 

Thank Sal M
Fredericksburg, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

We have been stopping here for about 15 years and have never been disappointed. Our meal last night was terrific, as usual, served with grace, charm, and warmth. Just what we needed after 7 hours of Interstate traffic. Preston, our server, was attentive and well informed about the menu, gave his recommendations with convincing conviction, articulately, and in just enough... More 

Thank Joel F
Abita Springs, Louisiana
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Food quality is still very good especially the Brie Soup. Prices seem high based on the portions which seemed quite small. Atmosphere and facility is very nice but service was not good this particular night and our previous visit. It was not what we remembered from earlier occasions. .

Thank Glenn19532014
Covington, Louisiana
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is a place you want to go to impress out of town guests, business associates, a wonderful family celebration, or a romantic dinner with your special someone. The restaurant is quiet, the decour is lovely, and the waitstaff is knowledgeable, friendly and helpfull. The menu is a bit pricey, but the selection is amazing and delicious. You can't go... More 

Thank Lorraine716
Mandeville, Louisiana
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Awesome service, wine, salad, soup, duck!! My grouper special wasn't great, but everything else was outstanding! The crab-Brie soup was amazing. Staff is super attentive but not stuffy.

Thank EngMomLA
New Jersey
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174 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Outstanding from the moment I walked in. Shrimp Napoleon was fantastic as was the Herb Crusted Salmon with Gnoochi. Preston and his team provided very attentive service! Worth it!

Thank MarcoTravel1
sarasota, florida
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Great food at Dakota's. We enjoyed our dinner very much. The service was excellent. Not an inexpensive meal, but a wonderful splurge for a vacation dinner.

Thank Bicyclemanics
New Braunfels, Texas
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

We started with a drink in the bar and enjoyed visiting with the amiable bartender. Then we moved into the dining room where we enjoyed mussels and frites, veal, and soft-shell crab. Hubby approved the small, but satisfying craft beer selection. I found a sparkling rosé to be very refreshing. Service was great.

Thank Chilegal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, French, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?