Oysters/Crawfish (non tourist spots) AWAY from NewOrleans, New Iberia,Lafayette etc
We'll be in N'Awlins for 3 days but want to take a road trip somewhere within a few hours for local authentic seafood.NON touristy.
Love some Ideas???????
I would go to Robin's or Pat's in Henderson for a light lunch and then tour around Lafayette and have an early dinner before you head back. Robin's has a lot of crawfish.
Get off I 10 at Exit 116 and go E on Henderson Highway to Robin's Restaurant for outstanding comfort food for lunch or dinner. Get off I 10 at Exit 115 in Henderson, LA and go E on Highway 352 to Henderson Levee Road to Pat's Fisherman's Wharf for good cajun food.
Get off I 10 at Exit 109 in Breaux Bridge and go S on Rees Street or Highway 328 and go to Le Cafe for outstanding Po Boys. Or get Off I 10 at Exit 109 and go N on Highway 328 which is Anse Broussard Highway also to Poche Bridge Road. Go N to Main Highway and Poche Market and Restaurant for good Cajun cuisine for lunch. Poche's is a food lover's dream and serves outstanding plate lunches and offers a large variety of custom cajun food to take home. This is a buffet so you might really like it if you are in a hurry.
Chelsea's Cafe @ 2857 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 225 - 387 - 3679.
Parrain's Seafood Restaurant @ 3225 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 225 - 381 - 9922.
Robin's Restaurant @ 1409 Henderson Hwy., Henderson, LA 337 - 228 - 7594.
Pat's Fisherman's Wharf @ 1008 Henderson Levee Rd., Henderson, LA 337 - 228 - 7512.
Le Cafe @ 124 Rees St., Breaux Bridge, LA 337 - 332 - 2500.
Poche's Market and Restaurant @ 3015 Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge, LA. 337 - 332 - 2108.
Get off I 10 at Exit 101 in Lafayette, LA then go S on Hwy. 182 which is N University. Go less than a mile to Creole Cafe for good country breakfast or plate lunch.
Creole Cafe @ 1227 N. University Ave., Lafayette, LA 337 - 266 - 4648.
Or get off I 10 at Exit 101 in Lafayette, LA and go S on Hwy. 182 which is N University. Go S on University and it becomes W University. Take a right on Johsnton St. and go three blocks and take a right on W St. Mary Blvd.then go one block where you will find Old Thyme Grocery for good road food and the best po boys in LA.
Old Tyme Grocery @ 218 West Saint Mary Blvd., Lafayette, LA 337 - 235 - 8165.
Or get off I 10 in Lafayette, LA at Exit 101 and go S on Hwy. 182 which is N University. Go S on University and it becomes W University then it becomes E University. Go to Pinhook and take a right then go about 6 blocks to Blue Dog Cafe for great road food.
Blue Dog Cafe @ 1211 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 337 - 237 - 0005.
Between Laffayette & NI are Guiding Star and R & M Boiling Point.
In Abbeville try Richard's & Shuck's.
2998 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458
+1 for Hawk's - but when they say "the middle of nowhere", they aren't joking (www.hawkscrawfish.com)
Best Stop in Scott for cracklins (www.beststopinscott.com/)
Boudin is available in virtually every mom & pop grocery and convenience store in Acadiana, but some of the best are listed here: www.boudinlink.com/