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The French Press

214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
+1 337-233-9449
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“grillades” (14 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time my husband and I ate breakfast here, and we had the exact same meal as last time. The standard of excellence at this restaurant is high, and we were not disappointed. Although some people complain about the service, as a...More

1  Thank Moto2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we were seated second, we received our water long after every other table. Be careful when ordering. I've always ordered the breakfast sandwich on a wrap. The waiter mentioned the menu prices have changed, but the menu is not updated. Now avocado will be...More

1  Thank cajunfoodiegirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove around three times and then stopped in a wonderful art gallery to ask for directions. "Across the street." We were quickly seated. Thst was the end of efficiency. Our glasses were refilled 4 times and my husband's food came out atleast 15 minutes before...More

Thank toni t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here several times over last few months. Closed for supper, but open for breakfast and lunch. Love their fried chicken and waffles. The place is a bit noisy when full. Special events at night are what this place really does best at. Good food.

Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was terrible! Don't bother eating here!!! It has the slowest service and the food wasn't worth that long wait!

Thank tmronnie
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We ate her for breakfast and the food was spectacular. I do agree with other reviews in the service. It seems like your server is either ignoring you or they just don't have enough staff working. The food coming from the kitchen came out in...More

Thank LeeAnn M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were in Lafayette for a Garth Brooks concert and arrived to the French Press for brunch on a Sunday at 9:04am (opened at 9am) and were seated immediately and shortly placed our orders. We received our water and juice while other tables began to...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We wanted to enjoy this place since we were very hungry and the reviews seemed good. We are from Louisiana so we are used to good food... but sadly, we were totally disappointed. The waitress was very nice, but the water tasted like chlorine ....bad,...More

Thank Judydut
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by a few so we tried it out in a Friday morning and it was cool. No queue, service was good and food matched.

Thank Dannypot1
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! This isNOT health food 😂 but that's bc it truest us Cajun 😍 they do a great job and breakfast is a must!

Thank Brandy B
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3 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations .. Go early .. Always a line but worth the wait !
3 July 2016|
Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-233-9449
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This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.
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