Sharing the food, music, culture, and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

Latin Food in Lafayette

Lafayette is known for its vibrant cultural scene and rich culinary heritage. So it's no surprise we have a colorful array of Latin restaurants that cater to all taste buds. From authentic Mexican taquerias to Cuban cafes and quaint Venezuelan eateries, the Latin dining scene in Lafayette celebrates…

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Creole Cuisine in Lafayette, LA

What is the difference between Cajun and Creole? It is a hotly contested topic, and I am no cultural expert. Still, when it comes to creole food, combining elements of African, European, and Caribbean cuisines, it's a unique fusion that tantalizes the taste buds with its bold spices, hearty…

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Late Night Bites in Lafayette, LA

Whether you're a night owl, a busy professional with unconventional working hours, or simply seeking a delicious meal after passing a good time, you can find a few places to cater to your appetite long after the sun goes down. Some of the mentioned establishments still close at 11 pm, which isn't…

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Steaks in Lafayette, LA

From classic steakhouses with a traditional atmosphere to modern establishments with innovative menus and cutting-edge cooking techniques, there is a place to suit every taste and occasion. Locals love steaks that can be found on menus that aren't even proper steakhouses, such as Italian…

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Poor Boy's Riverside Inn

Poor Boy's Riverside Inn is one of the longest-operating restaurants in Acadiana. The seafood restaurant has a rich history from where it started to what it is today. In the 1930s, Hulo “Poor Boy” Landry started a snowball stand after discovering he had a flour allergy and could no longer work for…

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Cajun Restaurants in Lafayette, LA

Here in Lafayette, we are known for our rich Cajun heritage and delicious cuisine, attracting visitors from all over the world to experience the unique flavors and culture of the region. There's nothing quite like it, from traditional crawfish boils to gumbo, jambalaya, and étouffée. Visitors can…

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Woman Owned Restaurants

March is Women's History Month, and to celebrate, we're showing support to local, female-owned businesses. These eateries are diverse in the types of food offered; some are new to the scene, some are established classics. Either way, these restaurants, and the boss babes who run them are paving the…

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Bon Temps Grill

Brothers Patrick and Steven O'Bryan grew up in the hospitality industry, Patrick started as a busboy at Cafe Vermilion, and Steven worked in corporate restaurants training kitchen staff. So it only made sense that the two joined forces to open their restaurant. In 2012 the brothers opened Bon Temps…

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Fried Chicken in Lafayette

We take fried chicken seriously in the South. However, it can be highly versatile - spicy, greasy, on a waffle, with a side of fried rice, or over braised greens. This list of locally owned Lafayette staples’ offerings ranges from secret menu items and plate lunch specials to fried chicken being…

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Whiskey & Vine

Do you ever wish you could hang out in New Orleans without having to drive there? Brothers Patrick and Steven O'Bryan did. They love the classic jazz clubs like the Bombay Club or Palm Court in the Big Easy but wanted that same vibe right here in Lafayette. In November 2022, that vision came to…

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