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Enfielder May 5, 2013 07:14 AM

I'll be in NOLA later this year and was thinking about a side trip to the New Iberia area - I normally don't like buffet restaurants but I loved Alex Patout's restaurant when it was in the FQ - anybody have any opinions about Landry's?

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    James Cristinian May 6, 2013 06:08 PM

    I'm from Houston as is local chain gone bad on steroids Landry's, please avoid at all costs.

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      Big Easy May 6, 2013 10:32 PM

      Landry's in New Iberia is not the chain Landry's.

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        James Cristinian May 7, 2013 08:50 AM

        Ooops.

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          Blumie May 7, 2013 11:33 AM

          I made the same mistake, but the website for the New Iberia Landry's makes it clear that there's no connection.

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      collardman May 7, 2013 03:24 PM

      I haven't eaten there but finally got word from friends in N.I. It is worth going to for the experience/music, but not for the food. The food is local Cajun but not exceptional local Cajun.

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        Enfielder May 7, 2013 07:26 PM

        Thanks everyone who responded so far - since I'm not travelling until September I'll have time to gather more opinions.

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          sanmiguel May 14, 2013 11:21 AM

          We ate there a couple of months ago. Limited selection but everything was good. The chef comes out to the dining room every so often to chat with the diners and answer their questions about the food and its preparation. My wife still talks about the fried corn on the cob. If you will be in the area for breakfast, we highly recommend Victor's Cafeteria. Both places combine really tasty food with the "Cajun experience".

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