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DON'S Seafood

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1915 S Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70403-5741
+1 985-345-8550
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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west central Louisiana
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Don's on a Saturday night and would definitely go again! Three had seafood and one had chicken ravioli. We shared a bread pudding for dessert. Delicious food, friendly atmosphere, fantastic service! Aaron was our waiter and did a superb job! Buy one get one free drinks were an unexpected bonus!

Thank susannjay
Tucumcari, New Mexico
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The jacked up shrimp SO GOOD!! The red beans and fried fish SO GOOD! Last time we got the boiled shrimp they were TERRIBLE. We won't get them again!

Thank bkre1d
Marietta, Georgia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was our second visit with the chain, but first at this location and I wish we had kept on driving by!! The greeting we received walking in the door was the only good thing that I can remember. The service was slow and the lunch rush was definitely over; both of our orders were wrong and the second remake... More 

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DonsS7, Manager at DON'S Seafood, responded to this review

Dear Dove2277, Thank you for speaking with us about your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, DON'S Seafood More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Love the seafood platter, the appetizers are solid as well. A couple cold ones and some really good seafood always makes for a great night.

Thank Patrick D
Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Plenty of seating available but had a 10-15 minute wait while host was socializing. After that only got worse. Ordered 3 dozen oysters got 2 dozen had a 30 minute wait for the 3rd. dozen. Ordered seafood combination plate, fish not cooked all the way oysters looked and taste like refried 2 or 3 times terrible. Ordered 2 steak specials... More 

Thank grayghost58
DonsS7, Manager at DON'S Seafood, responded to this review

Dear grayghost58, We would appreciate speaking with you about your visit. Since 1934 we have been dedicated to providing superior food and service in a warm, friendly atmosphere. We hope you will respond to our private message. Sincerely, DON'S Seafood More 

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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The food and device was Awesome! I had the fish and shrimp lunch meal!! So fresh and hot!! I would go back everyday for a great lunch if I could!!

Thank Denise W
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Good seafood fpr the price, dish was different than any I have had at other seafood places. Waiter was attentive to our needs and took good care of us.

Thank Speedy77089
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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126 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We've been to several Don's restaurants. At this Don's, the food and the service was very good. I had boiled shrimp, large and all you can eat. It came with a salad and corn and red potatoes. My wife had Grouper, covered with a shrimp sauce. We split desert, a large fudge brownie with a generous helping of ice cream.

Thank David T
Memphis, Tennessee
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126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and were pleasantly surprised it was not real busy. I had just had a minor medical procedure so I needed something not real greasy - so! We had fried crab claws for an appetizer LOL. They were delicious and they are served with an In house sauce that was ketchup, something sweet and horseradish. Very good.... More 

Thank Suzybee51
Houston, Texas
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196 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Flight to New Orleans then about an hour drive to Hammond. Looking for dinner and front desk clerk recommends Don's. Good choice! Local joint, in the best sense, with good service and great seafood. The ambiance is casual with great large retro photos on the walls. I'm seated promptly with a friendly greeting. My server, Rachel, is prompt and professional.... More 

Thank Michael C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 S Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70403-5741
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 985-345-8550
DON'S SEAFOOD More Than Eighty Years of Exceptional Seafood South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON'S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Many stop in daily for oysters on the half shell or boiled crawfish in season. DON'S bartenders serve Signature Old Fashioned cocktails alongside the newest specialty drinks, many made with Louisiana products. DON'S SEAFOOD began in 1934, when Don Landry opened his first restaurant and bar in downtown Lafayette with $400 borrowed from his uncle. Prohibition had just been lifted and at only 24 years old, he envisioned serving drinks and offering a simple menu featuring fresh local seafood. Four generations later, the Landry family has expanded that humble beginning into what would eventually become the DON'S SEAFOOD of today. Continuing the tradition, the Landry family still owns and operates each location. An extensive menu of original South Louisiana Cajun family recipes, the freshest Gulf seafood and sizzling steaks is offered. Each location boasts a unique Acadiana-inspired décor, all have a full-service bar and grill, perfect for casual diners or sports enthusiasts. Every DON'S SEAFOOD grill features an open charbroiler where diners can watch exclusive dishes being prepared like DON'S Original Jacked Up Oysters loaded with bacon, jalapenos and pepper jack cheese. Whether you're just passing through South Louisiana or live right around the corner, you'll find a DON'S SEAFOOD location near you in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.

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