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Blue Dog Cafe

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1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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League City, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Blue Dog is quite unique. All the walls are covered with paintings of Blue Dogs. This is not a formal place but a fun place. The bar scene was lively. The wait staff well informed and delivered timely. My wife had stuffed flounder that she rated as excellent. I had a salad with best dressing ever. My entre was Half... More 

Thank Craig M
San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a long day on the road, this restaurant was such a treat! Our waiter, Lance, offered history, art information, perfect description of menu item, and served everything with class. Menu selection was great-fried, grilled, shellfish and fresh fish and more. Don't miss the bread pudding -was a trip highlight for this pair of seniors!

Thank Romar7210
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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536 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate at Blue Dog with a big crew, and had a great time! We were treating a few out-of-state visitors to a Louisiana meal, and this was the spot to do it. The food was delicious, and everyone loved all the Blue Dog artwork on all the walls. This cafe definitely gave our visitors a taste of Lafayette.

Thank AlnAbroad
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife's sister and her husband were in town for a visit and they wanted to go to Blue Dog Cafe for Sunday Brunch. Sunday Brunch turned out to be Sunday Buffet, and they were supposed to have live music, but the band did not show. Every Sunday Brunch that I have been to someone waited on you and you... More 

Thank Imaspacecowboy
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was in Lafayette for about 10 days for business so I got to try lots of different places. I'm from California so I really wanted to find some good southern food. I have to say Blue Dog Cafe was the best by far out of any place I ate at. I had the Catfish plate "blackened" cajun style and... More 

Thank Chris S
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97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner there last night with business associates. A little chilly in the back however the food and service were top notch. Since it was my first time. I tole the waitress to surprise me. I had the blackened catfish with crawfish etoufee. It was great.

Thank thompsv
Lafayette, Louisiana
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85 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently took visitors from out of state to Blue Dog for supper. They were blown away by the food, and the restaurant as a whole. It turned out to be a great meal, and we will definitely be back!

Thank ucmband
Lafayette, Louisiana
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Real Cajun experience. Food, music and unparalleled service await your visit. Really enjoy the patio dining and the ambiance it exudes. There's no more perfect time than all the time!

Thank jerry b
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a great dinning experience. I always like the staff and the band that's playing on Sunday. They have a big selection of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner items all at the same time.

Thank Racheal M
Anchorage, Alaska
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked in just after opening around 5 pm. Went to the bar and met Zac the bartender who ended up as our server as well. He was friendly, efficient and professional. Our cocktails were good. We ordered grilled shrimp with fresh Cajun rumalarde - the shrimp were cold - lacked flavor and seasoning the dipping sauce tasted like to... More 

Thank Stan M

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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
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 2122299222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?