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Best restaurants in LaFayette, LA

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I've always heard LaFayette, LA has great places to eat - even better than New Orleans. Anybody have reccommendations for real cajun or creole food? I'm interested in great, local food, don't care about anything fancy. Any advice? Thanks.

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  1. Hi! My beau grew up in Lafayette, and these are his recommendations:

    Prejeans
    Lafayette's
    Poorboy's Riverside Inn (hard to find, but fantastic)
    since it's almost crawfish season, he says The Boiling Point (which is actually in Henderson-?- is where it's at

    Avoid:
    Mulates in Breaux Bridge (famous/loud and touristy)
    Don's downtown (good food, sanitation practice leaves a lot to be desired)

    Will get back to you with more as he thinks of them.
    We do always eat well when we go visit his folks!

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    1. re: elenoise

      Thanks for your reply. If he has any more suggestions, please pass along.