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Back In Time

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123 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
+1 337-942-2413
11:00 - 14:30
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my Mom for her birthday in February forgot to post my review. It's a small, as we would say, hole in the wall of a joint but their food is delicious! If you are ever in town, give it a try! They have great menu selection! 👍👍

Thank Celeste H
Richardson, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Staff was very friendly and food was eclectic and delicious. I had the Shirley Temple sandwich. Just yum. Loved it! I'd come back if I'm ever in town again!

Thank LDuke76
Lafayette, Louisiana
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The staff is some of the nicest and friendliest in any restaurant that I have ever eaten at. The food is some of the best presentation and always/consistently has great taste. I eat here 2-3 times a week and it has been this way for over a month. They know my name and my "usual" order. I would highly recommend... More 

1 Thank ReafDonkey
Lafayette, Louisiana
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you are looking for unique sandwiches, then this is the place to visit. Most of the sandwiches are named after celebrities and are very tasty. There are salads and more. If you like bread pudding, you will love the bread pudding here.

Thank Danny L
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with family. Sandwiches, salad and soup was all amazing! Will definitely come back! Service was great, treated you like family.

Thank sweet_emmie
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We we were on our way to the beach from Oklahoma and just happened to stop here for lunch! Best.Brownie.Sundae.EVER! Food was awesome such a unique place!

Thank Cavnar5
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

You will not believe the food here. ..amazing! And all from this tiny place! Probably seats 12 among a lot of antiques. Or you might pick up a jar or two of home canned figs! We had the Pearl Harbor salad, chicken salad sandwich on croissant, shrimp/crab and corn bisque, lemon pie and bread pudding. I wish I was back... More 

Thank txfrmgrl
DancinggirlChef, Owner at Back In Time, responded to this review

We appreciate the review and are so happy you enjoyed your visit to Back In Time....We strive to keep our food tasty and interesting....Please come back... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Very glad to have stopped here. A great small town experience and a lovely meal! Kitschy decor and attentive, warm service. The theme is old Hollywood and most menu items are named for movie/tv stars. The deviled eggs tasted homemade: everything made fresh when ordered, we were told. I believe it! I had the fig sandwich, ham and provolone with... More 

Thank Aracelis R
DancinggirlChef, Owner at Back In Time, responded to this review

We are very happy you chose Back In Time when you visited Opelousas......Thanks.....The deviled eggs are made when ordered and the Fig sandwich was an awesome choice......It is one of our best sellers.....When you visited our cafe I was probably out canning figs......Usually at this time of the year I am out about 2 weeks canning so we can have... More 

Opelousas, Louisiana
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

If specialty salads and unusual sandwiches pique your interest, this is THE place to be! Wanda's salads have won several awards and her homemade dressings feature combinations you have never dreamed of.

Thank sandyr572016
North Charleston, South Carolina
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158 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

If you want world class cuisine, fine wines and extravagant decor, thIs is definitely not it. But, if you're ok with old fashioned easy going service, good food, interesting atmosphere and don't mind messy, try this place. There are only six tables inside or sit outside in the Jim Bowie courtyard. The owner has been here for 25 years. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 W Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-5133
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
  • Phone Number: +1 337-942-2413

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