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3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
+1 337-896-3247
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crawfish” (177 reviews)
“seafood” (101 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What amazing food!! Had two types of gumbo and they were packed with flavor and each very unique. Blackened Catfish Étouffée was the best awesome. The lobster sauce on the Ahi Tuna was to die for. The corn macque choux was sweet and a great...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a couple of people to lunch on a Saturday afternoon (one of the few non-chains opened suing the day on Saturdays!) The place was crowded, but we were seated right away. Appetizer snafu was immediately set right. Our entree served up big, plump fried...More

Thank Tarina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extensive Cajun and creole menu with all types of seafood and sauces. Everything we have ever eaten here was excellent. This time, my wife had the fried green tomato appetizer with a spicy cream sauce topped with shrimp, crawfish and crabmeat along with a Caesar...More

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large restaurant, deservedly popular with the locals - everyone we met recommended it. The food was good and so was the music.

Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place great service,,,loved it I will recommend as well as return when I'm back in the area.. Keep up the good work

Thank Chiquita M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is real Cajun cooking. the craw fish platter was to die for many unusual places from the shell fish to pop up. Very few tourists there and we like it that way. Not cheap but you get good value. And a couple can easily...More

1  Thank Les M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had occasion to dine at Prejean's in August, 2017. Perhaps I expected too much because I found the service to be average and the food a mark above good. I had their crab cakes which were excellent. The dinner included rice dressing which was...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Cajun food this may be for you. We liked it and it was our trip there. WE ate eggplant with crayfish topping and mushrooms with crab meet. Beer is on on tap. no bottles and no good selection of Cajun beers. Given...More

Thank czeckmate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. The service was phenomenal. The food is over the top. The music "authentic Cajun". I'm gluten-free (which is unfortunately contrary to just about all Cajun food). They accommodated as best they could. Got sautéed Crawdads ( instead of fried), blackened redfish...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Cajun food and I went here with my family (4 generations). We had an excellent time and a good meal. The restaurant had decent service, a fun zydeco band, and the food was excellent. We had a wide variety of meals including, boudin,...More

2  Thank casualdiner90
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5 November 2015|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
in the evening. I believe it is every evening. They have had music everytime I ate their after 6PM
29 October 2015|
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Response from Jackie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is Live Cajun music here. Not sure what time it starts, since we ate there around 4:30. Probably the music starts later.
Tina J
27 December 2014|
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Response from Tina J | Property representative |
Thank you I have posted the picture on several web site. No, we did not pay, spoke to waitress who appeared to be not surprise , tried to speak to management who blew us off like he knew about the problem. The reaction of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-896-3247
Award-winning Cajun cuisine and live Cajun music nightly make Prejean's Restaurant a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Conveniently located on I49 North, just 2 miles north of I-10 in Lafayette, LA. Repeatedly voted Acadiana's Favorite Cajun restaurant, the friendly and casual atmosphere is sure to delight. Big Al, the 14-foot stuffed gator is seated in the middle of the dining room guarding some of our over 400 culinary medals and awards. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Large groups welcome! Prejean's Restaurant is "Simply Cajun, Simply Delicious"!
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