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Social Southern Table & Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
3901 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-3809
+1 337-456-3274
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (10 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3901 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-3809
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is delicious. We ate the following- - Fried green māters - mussels - smoked fried chicken I SAID SMOKED fried chicken. The best fried chicken I’ve ever eaten. Ever! No question! - crab nachos - lemon/passion fruit bar The drinks were very...More

Thank buyjohn1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to go here for lunch at least twice a month. Preferably on a Thursday. Why? Because Claire has her "SSS" Super Secret Special. It always travels out the box with a flair for the "WOW". Of course there is always a weekly special that...More

Thank PopC1333
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

What an interesting menu! Not your ordinary fare. Great southern style dishes with flair. The smoked, fried chicken and sweet potato biscuits are excellent. Fried green tomatoes and accompanying sauce was very good and the Pork Belly sliders are phenomenal! Service was excellent.

Thank cynthiakovatch
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Reuben my husband got was overstuffed and delicious! If you can, sit at the bar. The bartenders are the best I've seen in my travels.

Thank leepaco1967
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went to lunch to celebrate a graduation and 11 attended. Food and service was outstanding. good menu selections. Social was busy and a little noisy, but comfortable at the same time.

Thank tombeau
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Great staff The smoked southern fried chicken outstanding. Check the fried green tomato appetizer some of best I've had. Nice portions on all entrees. Parking tight on busy nights so get there early to avoid circling lot.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Reuben sandwich here was worth going back for for sure! It's a bit pricey for dinner but the food does stand out.

Thank Ragkel2121
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Came here with a group and found the menu very diverse. We had salads, sandwiches and the famous BBQ chicken bowl. Wow what a treat. Very large selection of beers and wait staff has extensive knowledge. Can't go wrong here. Give it a try.

Thank John K
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Came with another couple for a birthday dinner. Everything we had was wonderful! Between us we had a burger, a steak, awesome drinks, and the most amazing sweet potato biscuits!

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great service, educated server, Amazing wine options, great after work social experience. And even better food!

Thank Michele Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-3809 (Formerly Canton City Inn)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-456-3274
  • E-mail
a hip, innovative place to enjoy locally sourced cuisine, hand-crafted specialty cocktails and real Southern hospitality.
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