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VOL.02·ISSUE.04

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n spiratio n I ’s e t t faye

Journal

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


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JEANERETTE • LOREAUVILLE • DELCAMBRE


TABLE OF CONTENTS ITEMS OF INTEREST: Celebrating Cajun Culture . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 EatLafayette Participating Restaurants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-13 Quick Reference Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-37 Hear, hear! Raise a Glass of Craft Beer! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-41 The Best Desserts in Lafayette . . . . . . 56-59 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 LISTINGS:  Where to Stay • accommodations . . . 14-20 What to See • attractions . . . . . . . . . . 22-31 Where to Eat • restaurants . . . . . . . . . 42-54 Where to Shop • shops . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-61 How to Get There • transportation . . . . . 62

Benjamin J. Berthelot, President & CEO Jesse Guidry, VP of Communications Lance LeBlanc, Creative Director Kaitlynn Broussard, Advertising & Membership Manager

PO Box 52066, Lafayette, LA 70505 (337) 232-3737 · LafayetteTravel.com

Cover Illustration by Lance LeBlanc ©Copyright 2019 Allons™. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part by any means without prior written permission is prohibited. “Allons™” makes every attempt to insure the accuracy of its content, responsibility for submissions rests solely with individual event planners. Dates and times are subject to change. Please call events and/or check LafayetteTravel.com/Events for current information.

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EXPLO RE The Living History of The Acadian, Native American and Creole Cultures July 8-12

Annual Summer Camp (French Session 3) Ages 5 - 8

July 13

Les Mains Guidées: Sassafras to Gumbo

July 15-19

Across From the Airport

LIVE MUSIC EVERY Saturday & Sunday

300 Fisher Rd. (337) 233-4077 Vermilionville.org

Annual Summer Camp (French Session 4) Ages 9 – 12

July 29

Les Vues Film Series

August 11

Acadian Culture Day FREE Admission

September 28 Annual Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade

Historic Homes · Gardens · Artifacts · Costumed Craftspeople · Gift Shop · Restaurant · Boat Tours

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Celebrating

Cajun Culture South Louisiana is home to one of the most unique and authentic cultures in the country. The area was settled in the late 1700s by Acadians—French-Catholic refugees from Acadie, Canada—who were exiled by the British Crown. Seeking religious and cultural freedom, they started a new life on the bayous of Louisiana, creating many rich Cajun traditions centered around food, music, family, and faith.

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While visitors today have ample opportunities to experience Cajun culture, one of the best ways to truly immerse themselves is at Vermilionville’s Acadian Culture Day on Sunday, August 11. Vermilionville waives its admission for the event, opening the doors to its 23-acre historic park. The public can visit original structures dating from 1765 to 1890, participate in discussions and presentations, watch historical demonstrations, and listen to great Cajun music. Food will be available for purchase at special pop-up tents as well as at the on-site restaurant, La Cuisine de Maman, which will offer a full buffet of Cajun and Creole specialties like bread pudding, chicken and sausage gumbo, jambalaya, crawfish etouffee and red beans and rice. “Our theme this year is Les Femmes du Folklore to celebrate women in history—their role back then and how they are changing the culture today,” says Brady McKellar, Director of Museum Operations at Vermilionville. “Throughout the day, we’ll offer various films, presentations, and music led by women.” Children can experience the lively Cajun culture through arts and crafts projects, black pot cooking demonstrations, and a ride up the Vermilion River on an Acadian school boat. Artisans will also be on hand, creating quilts and rag dolls. “Learning about an area’s history is most effective when it’s hands-on and fun,” says Abigail Ricks, a local teacher, and mother of two. “Vermilionville’s events are always wonderful to attend. Guests can really experience what life was like centuries ago as they walk through the park with costumed guides and historical activities. Plus, there’s always great Cajun food and music.” Concerts will be held throughout the day in the pavilion along with an Open Cajun Jam, where anyone with an instrument is invited to pull up a chair and play. Visitors are welcome to watch the colorful impromptu performances, which include such instruments as the accordion, fiddle, guitar, and washboard. The event will be held on Sunday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Vermilionville located at 300 Fisher Road near the Lafayette Regional Airport.

For more information, visit Vermilionville.org or call (337) 233-4077.

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OVER

LOCALLY OWNED

restaurants

Participating Restaurants EatLafayette.com

For a list of Local Restaurants please visit,

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1.

Abacus

530 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70503 (337) 232-5300 GrandCoteauHouse.com

15. Blanchard's BBQ

2023 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 322-1674 BlanchardsBBQ.com

2. Acadiana Bar and Grill, The

16. Blu Basil Wine & Grill

3. Agave (Bertrand)

17. Blue Dog Café

4. Agave (Downtown)

18. Bon Temps Grill

5. Agave (Parc Lafayette)

19. Bread & Circus Provisions

6. Agave (Youngsville)

20. Brick & Spoon Restuarant

7. Alesi Pizza House

21. Broaddus Burgers

8. Antoni's Italian Café

22. Burgersmith

9. Avec Bacon

23. Bus Stop Bistro, The

10. Aztecàs Mexican Grill

24. Cafe 20.3

11. Bailey's Seafood & Grill

25. Cafe 329

12. BJ's

26. Cafe Habana City

13. BJ's Pizza & Deli

27. Cafe Josephine

14. Black Café

28. Café Vermilionville

327 Iberia St. Youngsville 70592 (337) 856-2448 FB.com/AcadianaBarAndGrill 525 Bertrand Dr. Lafayette 70506 (337) 889-5540 AgaveLafayette.com 200 E Vermilion St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 289-0000 AgaveLafayette.com

1919 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. 301 Lafayette 70508 (337) 534-0774 AgaveLafayette.com 2810 E Milton Ave. Ste. 101 Youngsville 70592 (337) 857-6660 AgaveLafayette.com 4110 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 984-1823 AlesiPizzaHouse.com 1118 Coolidge St. Ste. A Lafayette 70503 (337) 232-8384 AntonisItalianCafe.com 4807 Johnston St. Ste. L Lafayette 70503 (337) 789-6121 AvecBacon.com 3535 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Lafayette 70503 (337) 769-1088 AztecasMexican.net 5520 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 988-6464 FB.com/Baileys-Seafood-and-Grill 107 N Morgan St. Broussard 70518 (337) 839-8300 BJsInBroussard.com 2484 W Congress St. Lafayette 70506 (337) 235-8332 BJsPizza-Lafayette.com 518 S Pierce St. Ste. 100 Lafayette 70501 (337) 889-3862 BlackCafeLft.com

5451 Johnston St Lafayette 70503 (337) 456-1120 BluBasilWineAndGrill.com 1211 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70503 (337) 237-0005 BlueDogCafe.com 1312 Verot School Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 706-8850 BonTempsGrill.com 258 Bendel Rd. Lafayette 70503 (337) 408-3930 BandCProvisions.com

1895 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 408-3992 BrickAndSpoonRestaurant.com 610 E Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 534-4520 BroaddusBurgers.com 1314 Camellia Blvd. Lafayette 70506 (337) 504-5015 BurgerSmith.com 3823 N University Ave. Carencro 70520 (337) 565-2337 FB.com/BusStopFood

1500 General Mouton Ave. Lafayette 70501 (337) 408-8542 20point3.com 329 Dulles Dr. Lafayette 70506 (337) 534-4986 FB.com/Cafe329 911 Bertrand Dr. Lafayette 70506 (337) 267-3060 CafeHabanaCity.com 818 Napoleon Ave. Sunset 70584 (337) 662-0008 CafeJosephineSunset.com 1304 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70503 (337) 237-0100 CafeV.com


29. Cajun Table, The

43. Fat Pat's (Westmark)

30. Central Pizza & Bar

44. Fezzo's Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar (Broussard)

4510 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Ste. D Lafayette 70508 (337) 806-9565 TheCajunTableLLC.com 423 Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 534-0887 EatDrinkCentral.com

31. Chadley's Fine Meats & Deli 3227 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 889-3886 Chadleys.com

32. Charley G's

3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Lafayette 70503 (337) 981-0108 CharleyGs.com

33. Chopsticks

4243 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Ste. 101 Lafayette 70508 (337) 988-7700 ChopsticksLft.com

34. Cloves Indian Cafe

302 A Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 205-2232 FB.com/ClovesIndianCafe

35. Dax on Verot

2832 Verot School Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 233-0329 Dax-On-Verot.Business.Site

36. Dean-O's (Bertrand) 305 Bertrand Dr. Lafayette 70506 (337) 233-5446 DeanosPizza.com

2312 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 534-8092 South.DeanosPizza.com

38. Don's Seafood

4309 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 981-1141 DonsSeafoodOnline.com

39. Dwyer's Café

323 Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 235-9364 FB.com/DwyersCafe

40. Ema's Cafe

5520 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 981-4849 FB.com/EmasCafe

45. Fezzo's Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar (Scott) 720 I-10 S Frontage Rd. Scott 70583 (337) 261-2464 Fezzos.com

46. Fiery Crab Restaurant 2330 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 534-8118 FieryCrab.com

47. Gator Cove Seafood

2601 SE Evangeline Thrwy. Lafayette 70508 (337) 264-1373 GatorCove.com

48. Graze Acadiana

1507 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. B Lafayette 70508 (337) 501-0313 GrazeAcadiana.com

49. Ground Pati

2515 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 704-0070 GroundPati.com 1412 S College Rd. Lafayette 70503 (337) 235-5683 HubCityDiner.com

51. iMonelli

4017 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 989-9291 FB.com/iMonelli

52. Indulge Desserts

1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. 111 Lafayette 70508 (337) 534-8700 IndulgeParcLafayette.com

53. Izumi Ramen

2201 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. 1B Lafayette 70508 (337) 210-5894 IzumiRamen.com

54. Joey's

41. Fat Pat's (Carencro)

3900 NE Evangeline Thrwy. Ste. 100 Carencro 70520 (337) 886-6886 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com 626 Verot School Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 504-4288 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com

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6701 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Broussard 70518 (337) 330-2302 Fezzos.com

50. Hub City Diner

37. Dean-O's (South)

42. Fat Pat's (Verot)

117 Westmark Blvd. Lafayette 70506 (337) 706-8882 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com

503 Bertrand Dr. Lafayette 70506 (337) 237-3661 JoeysLafayette.com

55. Johnson's Boucaniere

1111 Saint John St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 269-8878 JohnsonsBoucaniere.com

56. Judice Inn

3134 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 984-5614 JudiceInn.com

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57. Karma Collective

63. Lil' Daddy's Bar-B-Q

58. Kitchen on Klinton

64. Little River Inn

103 E Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 534-0173 FB.com/TribeCollectiveLaf 405 E University Ave. Lafayette 70503 5725 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503 (337) 706-5094 FB.com/KOKlinton

59. La Fonda

3809 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 984-5630 LaFonda1957.com

60. La Pizzeria (Carenrco)

3730 NE Evangeline Thrwy. Ste. F Carencro 70520 (337) 886-6800 EatLaPizzeria.com

61. La Pizzeria (Lafayette)

3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Lafayette 70503 (337) 989-4121 LaPizzeriaLafayette.com

62. Lagneaux's Restaurant & Meat Market 445 Ridge Rd. Lafayette 70506 (337) 984-1415 LagneauxsSeafood.com

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1339 SE Evangeline Thrwy. Lafayette 70501 (337) 261-5253 LilDaddysBbq.com 833 E Main St. New Iberia 70560 (337) 367-7466 GreatSeafoodAcadiana.com

65. Louisiana PoBoys (Johnston) 5445 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 984-4191 FB.com/LaPoboys

66. Louisiana PoBoys (Pinhook) 3431 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 456-8558 FB.com/LaPoboys

67. Office Hours Sandwich Shop 2303 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 237-4181 OfficeHoursLafayette.com

68. Olde Tyme Grocery

218 W Saint Mary Blvd. Lafayette 70506 (337) 235-8165 OldeTymeGrocery.com

69. Original Ground Pat'i Grille & Bar, The 2303 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 234-5689 OriginalGroundPati.com

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70. Pamplona Tapas

83. Rêve Coffee Roasters

71. Pete's

84. Rickey Meche's Donut King (Pinhook)

72. Pizza Artista (Broussard)

85. Rickey Meche's Donut King (Kaliste)

73. Pizza Artista (Lafayette)

86. Rickey Meche's Donut King (Youngsville)

631 Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 232-0070 PamplonaTapas.com 3903 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 534-8846 PetesLafayette.com 219 Saint Nazaire Rd. Ste. G Broussard 70518 (337) 330-4432 PizzaArtista.com 5409 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 706-7631 PizzaArtista.com

74. Poor Boy's Riverside Inn

240 Tubing Rd. Broussard 70518 (337) 837-4011 GreatSeafoodAcadiana.com

75. Poseidon's Greek Restaurant 103 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 235-9154 FB.com/PoseidonsGreek

76. Poupart Bakery (Downtown) 110 E Vermilion St. Ste. 103 Lafayette 70503 (337) 534-4423 PoupartsBakery.com

77. Poupart Bakery (Pinhook) 1902 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 232-7921 PoupartsBakery.com

78. POUR Restaurant & Bar 1 Degaulle Sq. Lafayette 70508 (337) 981-8085 EatAtPour.com

3480 NE Evangeline Thrwy. Lafayette 70507 (337) 896-3247 Prejeans.com

80. Rachael's Cafe

104 B Republic Ave. Lafayette 70508 (337) 504-4625 RachaelsSeafood.com

81. Randol's Cajun Restaurant 2320 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 981-7080 Randols.com

1042 Camellia Blvd. Ste. 6 Lafayette 70508 (337) 889-5782 ReveCoffeeRoasters.com

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2025 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 484-1000 RickeyMechesDonuts.com 2605 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 989-9909 RickeyMechesDonuts.com

101 Sabal Palms Row Youngsville 70592 (337) 856-5151 RickeyMechesDonuts.com

87. Rochetto's Pizzeria

806 S I-10 Frontage Rd. Ste. A Scott 70583 (337) 456-8026 Rochettos.com

88. Romacelli Bistro (Sugar Mill Pond) 220 Prescott Blvd. Ste. 100 Youngsville 70592 (337) 451-6198 Romacelli.com

89. Romacelli Bistro E Vino (Couret Farms)

505 W Pont Des Mouton Ste. 100 Lafayette 70507 (337) 706-7574 Romacelli.com

90. Romacelli Bistro E Vino (River Ranch) 115 Stonemont Rd. Lafayette 70508 (337) 988-9790 Romacelli.com

91. Rusted Rooster

79. Prejean's Restaurant

82. Rêve Coffee Lab

200 A Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 534-8336 ReveCoffeeRoasters.com

105 Saint Landry St. Lafayette 70506 (337) 534-4135 FB.com/RustedRoosterLafayette

92. Saigon Noodles

2865 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Lafayette 70506 (337) 456-3317 SaigonNoodlesLafayette.com

93. Saint Street Inn

407 Brook Ave. Lafayette 70506 (337) 534-8112 SaintStreetInn.com

94. Sainte Marie Restaurant & Bar, The 905 Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 534-4888 TheSainteMarie.com

95. Sandra's Cafe & Health Food Store 111 Rena Dr. Ste. C Lafayette 70503 (337) 988-0108 SandrasCafeAndHealthFood.com

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96. Siro's Bistro

112 Arnould Blvd. Lafayette 70506 (337) 233-7476 SirosBistro.com

97. Social Southern Table & Bar 3901 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 456-3274 SocialSouthern.com

98. Spoonbill Watering Hole & Restaurant 900 Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 534-0585 SpoonbillRestaurant.com

99. Super Taters and More 5545 Cameron St. Scott 70583 (337) 889-5993 SuperTaters14.com

100. Tap Room, The

201 Settlers Trace Blvd. Ste. 4001 Lafayette 70508 (337) 984-9280 LATapRoom.com

101. Tsunami Sushi

412 Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 234-3474 ServingSushi.com

102. Twin's Burgers & Sweets

(Lafayette) 2801 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 268-9488 TwinsBurgersAndSweets.com

107. Wurst Biergarten Public Market 537 Jefferson St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 534-4612 WurstBiergarten.com

108. Zeus Café (Ambassador) 3809 Ambassador Caffery Ste. 135C Lafayette 70503 (337) 406-9387 ZeusCafe.com

109. Zeus Café (Pinhook) 1103 W Pinhook Rd. Lafayette 70503 (337) 269-1434 ZeusCafe.com

110. Zeus Express (Breaux Bridge) 215 W Mills Ave. Breaux Bridge 70517 (337) 442-1704 ZeusCafe.com

111. Zeus Express (Carencro) 100 N Michaud Rd. Carencro 70520 (337) 896-7391 ZeusCafe.com

112. Zeus Express (Johnston) 4100 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 704-0344 ZeusCafe.com

113. Zeus Express (River Ranch) 1315 Camellia Blvd. Ste. 300 Lafayette 70508 (337) 704-9387 ZeusCafe.com

103. Twin's Burgers & Sweets (Youngsville)

114. Zeus Express (UL Lafayette)

104. Uncle T's Oyster Bar

115. Zeus Express (Verot)

105. Veronica's Cafe

116. Zeus Express (Youngsville)

106. Wing Fingers

117. Zuhause Bakery & Coffee

103 Centre Sarcelle Blvd. Youngsville 70592 (337) 857-7225 TwinsBurgersAndSweets.com

1001 Saint Mary St. Scott 70583 (337) 504-2285 UncleTsOysterBar.com 302 Hector Connoly Rd. Carencro 70520 (337) 565-2301 FB.com/Veronicas-Cafe 1043 Johnston St. Lafayette 70501 (337) 484-1183 MyWingFingers.com

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271 E Lewis St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 456-7969 ZeusCafe.com

2728 W Pinhook Dr. Lafayette 70508 (337) 234-4333 ZeusCafe.com 3215 E Milton Ave. Youngsville 70592 (337) 857-5834 ZeusCafe.com

6774 Johnston St. Lafayette 70503 (337) 706-8033 ZuhauseBakery.com

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ACCOMMODATIONS

LEGEND

SLEEPING ROOMS MEETING ROOMS

Where To Stay HOTELS/MOTELS Acadian Village Inn 4939 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Carencro (337) 896-0316 52

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0

0

Ambassador Inn 220 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Scott (337) 769-2700 52

0

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MEETING CAPACITY BANQUET CAPACITY

AMENITIES KEY EXECUTIVE SUITES ROOM SERVICE CAR RENTAL BAGGAGE HANDLING GIFT SHOP MEETING SPACE

Baymont Inn & Suites Lafayette Airport 2200 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 291-2916 BaymontInns.com 79

1

80

0

INTERNET ACCESS JACUZZIS (IN ROOM) LAUNDRY FACILITIES COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST RESTAURANT

Bendel Executive Suites 213 Bendel Rd., Lafayette (337) 261-0604 BendelExec.com 29

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Best Western Lafayette Inn 2207 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 769-2900 BestWestern.com 52

0

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PET FRIENDLY COMPLIMENTARY AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION KITCHEN FACILITIES SWIMMING POOL ADA ACCESSIBLE LOUNGE / BAR EXERCISE ROOM TENNIS COURTS

Best Western Plus Vermilion River 125 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-1367 BestWestern.com 98

01

0

0

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Choo Choo Lofts 107 Lee Ave., Lafayette (337) 785-9343 ChooChooLofts.com

0

3

0

0

67

0

Carriage House Hotel, The 603 Silverstone Rd., Lafayette (337) 769-8400 TheCarriageHouseHotel.com 26

4

0

50

1

37

0

0

0

0

0

Comfort Suites-Oil Center 114 Rue Fernand, Lafayette (337) 456-8390 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotel/LA247

250

Chateau Hotel, The 1015 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 291-1088

0

Comfort Inn & Suites - Scott 1636 Saint Mary, Scott (337) 706-8128 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotels/LA270

Candlewood Suites 2105 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 984-6900 CandlewoodSuites.com/Lafayettela 80

0

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Buchanan Lofts 403 S. Buchanan St., Lafayette (337) 534-4922 BuchananLofts.com

80

1

1

30

Courtyard by Marriott Lafayette Airport 214 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-5005 Marriott.com/LFTCY 90

1

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30

Next on the agenda — some time to relax At Homewood Suites by Hilton®, we know you need your downtime. Especially when you’re away on business. That’s why we offer: • Spacious suites with full kitchens • Free full hot breakfast every morning • Complimentary evening social Mon – Thu** • Free Wi-Fi Whether you’re on the road for two nights or two weeks, we have everything you need to Be at Home™.

*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette Airport 201 Kaliste Saloom Rd | Lafayette, LA 70508 | 337-264-6044 homewoodsuites.com / 1-800-CALL-HOME® © 2018Hilton.

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Days Inn 2501 SE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 769-8000 93

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Days Inn LafayetteUniversity Ave. 1620 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 237-8880 DaysInn.com/Hotel/06456 121

1

75

0

Discovery Inn & Suites 120 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-0858 DiscoveryInnLA.com 89

2

40

80

DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette 1521 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-6111 DoubleTree.com 327

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1200

900

Drury Inn & Suites 120 Alcide Dominique, Lafayette (337) 262-0202 DruryHotels.com 101

2

0

0

Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette South 1606 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-5558 Marriott.com/LFTFS 81

28

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0

Evangeline Downs Hotel 2235 Creswell Ln. Ext., Lot B, Opelousas (337) 407-2121 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotel/LA252 117

5

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Extended Stay America, Inc. 807 S. Hugh Wallis Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-8313 ExtendedStayAmerica.com 104

0

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242

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Fairfield Inn & Suites 2225 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 235-9898 Marriott.com 0

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95

242

500

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Hampton Inn Broussard 2280 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 330-2500 80

1

100

100

Hampton Inn Lafayette 2144 W. Willow St., Scott (337) 236-6161 HamptonInn.com 1

0

0

Hilton Garden InnLafayette Cajundome 2350 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 291-1977 LafayetteCajundome.HGI.com 153

4

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Holiday Inn Express Breaux Bridge 2942 H. Grand Point Hwy., Breaux Bridge (337) 667-8913 HolidayInnExpress.com 58

0

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lafayette - South 210 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 456-6900 HIExpress.com/LafayetteLA 1

0

0

Holiday Inn Express & SuitesAmbassador Caffery Pkwy. 3903 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 981-0600 HIExpress.com/ExLafayetteLA 84

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10

Hampton Inn & Suites 1910 S. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 266-5858 LafayetteSuites.HamptonInn.com

80

79

25

60

Express Inn 1314 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 233-2090 120

25

Garden Plaza Hotel & Conference Center 2032 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 233-6815

78

Economy Inn 3525 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Carencro (337) 896-0093

2

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84

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2

75

75

Holiday Inn Lafayette North 2219 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 706-8199 HolidayInn.com/LafayetteNorth 137

3

120

128

Home 2 Suites by Hilton Parc Lafayette 1909 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 706-8610 Home2Suites3.Hilton.com 106

2

250

0

Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette Airport 201 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 264-6044 LafayetteAirport.HomewoodSuites.com 129

2

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150

Microtel Inn & Suites-Breaux Bridge 2280 Rees St. Ext., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-0432 MicrotelInn.com 58

1

58

25

Motel 6 2216 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 234-0383 Abvi.com 82

1

50

50

Motel 6-University Ave. 1605 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 269-9779 124

2

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Holiday Inn Express & SuitesScott 736 I-10 S. Frontage Rd., Scott (337) 232-6845 HolidayInnExpress.com/ScottLA

100

Pear Tree Inn by Drury 126 Alcide Dominique Rd., Lafayette (337) 289-9907 64

0

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0

Plantation Inn 2810 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 232-7285 87

0

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Howard Johnson 103 Harold Gauthe Dr., Scott (337) 593-0849 47

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Howard Johnson Inn 2215 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 232-5500 Hojo.com/Hotel/15385 40

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Quality Inn & Suites 2300 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 291-6008 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotels/LA725 58

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Red Roof Inn 1718 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 233-3339 RedRoof.com 108

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BED & BREAKFAST Acadian Bed & Breakfast 127 Vincent Rd., Lafayette (337) 856-5260 AcadianBandB.com

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Au' Bayou Teche Bed and Breakfast 205 Washington, Breaux Bridge (337) 332-1049 AuBayouTecheBedAndBreakfast.com 5

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Staybridge Suites Lafayette 129 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 267-4666 StaybridgeSuites.com/LafayetteLA 118

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Cajun Country Cottages 1138A Lawless Tauzin Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-3093 CajunCottages.com 5

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T'Frere's House Boutique Bed & Breakfast 1905 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 984-9347 TFreresHouse.com

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Mouton Plantation Bed & Breakfast 338 N. Sterling St., Lafayette (337) 233-7816 MoutonPlantation.com

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What To See Abbeville Cultural & Historical Museum & Art Gallery

Acadiana Center for the Arts 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 233-7060 AcadianaCenterForTheArts.org

200 N. Magdalen Sq., Abbeville (337) 898-4114 AbbevilleMuseum.org

The AcA is a central hub of cultural life in Acadiana. AcA incorporates museum-quality galleries, an arts education center, a broadcast venue, workshops, conference and office spaces and modular theater with adaptive acoustics. M-Sa 10 a.m.5 p.m. Adult $5; Srs./Students $3; 5-17 $2; under 4 free.

Photographic museum of early Abbeville housing a display of our Acadian heritage with rotating art exhibits of local artists. Film about Acadian heritage "Acadie Liberte" available to view Tuesdays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m and Wednesday thru Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. M-Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free

Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Conservatory of Music

Acadia Parish Tourist Commission 401 Tower Rd., Crowley (337) 783-2108 AcadiaTourism.org

412 Travis St., Lafayette (337) 232-4277 AcadianaSymphony.org

Celebrate our festivals, enjoy our quaint Cajun atmosphere and visit our museums, shops & historic district. Enjoy Cajun cooking at its best, in the Heart of Cajun Prairie Country. M-F 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Serving Acadiana 31 years, ASO's mission is to make orchestral music available to as many people as possible. We offer professional musicians committed to providing a memorable musical experience for special events, fundraisers and celebrations. M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Acadian Memorial

121 S. New Market St., St. Martinville (337) 394-2258 AcadianMemorial.org The Acadian Memorial honors the 3,000 Acadians who arrived in Louisiana in the 18th century depicted by a Robert Dafford mural, a bronze Wall of Names, an eternal flame and garden, a museum and the Odyssey Quilt. Daily 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or by appointment. $3; Children 12 & under free.

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Acadiana Cane Cutters

221 La Neuville Rd., Youngsville (337) 451-6582 CaneCuttersBaseball.com Summer collegiate league baseball team - part of the Texas Collegiate League. Family friendly and affordable entertainment in a fun minor league type atmosphere. Watch current college star baseball players with lots of added entertainment. Game time 7 p.m. Tickets $10, $8, or $6

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Airboat & Swamp Tours at McGee’s 1337 Henderson Levee Rd., Henderson (337) 228-2384 McGeesSwampTours.com

McGee's Swamp Tours has been a must-see for visitors to Cajun Country for more than a decade. Passengers on McGee's sightseeing boat tours will be able to observe the interior of one of America's greatest river swamps. M-Th 8 a.m.-5 p.m., F-Sa 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Su 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Adults $20, Srs. $18, Child 12 and under $15

Atchafalaya Basin Landing 1377 Henderson Levee Rd., Henderson (337) 228-7880 BasinLanding.com

Whether you're interested in photography or a wildlife adventure, your visit would not be complete without one of our exciting airboat swamp tours! Able to accommodate large groups; Houseboat rental and Turtle's Bar on-site. M-Su 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Atchafalaya Experience

Cajun Country Swamp Tours

Boat trips into the swamps featuring nature. Designed for photographers, birders & nature lovers. Featured on 36 national and foreign TV shows, many newspapers, travel books and guides. By appointment. Adults $50, children under 13 $25

Enjoy a professional, insightful ecotour that is educational, entertaining and enjoyable through an area well known for impressive scenic beauty and wildlife. View birds, alligators, huge moss-draped cypress trees and much more. Nature at its best. Tours daily by appointment Adults $20, child under 13 yrs. $10

1908 Atchafalaya Hwy, Breaux Bridge (337) 277-4726 TheAtchafalayaExperience.com

Avery Island, home of TABASCO® Pepper Sauce Hwy. 329, Avery Island (337) 373-6129 Tabasco.com

1209 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 319-0010 CajunCountrySwampTours.com

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113 Clinton St., Lafayette (337) 654-2537 BasinArtsLafayette.com

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An Arts Center that creates opportunity for artistic expression across generations through dance classes, art classes, visual arts residencies, gallery programming and special events; all aimed at enhancing the artistic identity of our community. Hours Vary.

Bayou Teche Visitors Center is located along the banks of the Bayou Teche in historic downtown Breaux Bridge. Travel counselors speak French! M-F 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau

900 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Morgan City (985) 380-8224 CajunCoast.com The Cajun Coast is the perfect place to start your Louisiana adventure - Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, Scenic Byway, waterfront historic district, stunning historic homes, swamp tours, golf and gaming. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Cajun Corridor Scenic Byway 1905 Veterans Memorial Dr., Abbeville (337) 898-6600 MostCajun.com

Travel the Cajun Corridor from the shrimping community of Delcambre to Gueydan, "Duck Capital of America," with all the picturesque towns along the way. Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine, family-friendly festivals, rural countryside and more. M-Th 8 a.m.4 p.m.; F 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free

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Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum 240 S. C.C. Duson St., Eunice (337) 457-6534 CajunFrenchMusic.org

In 1995, the Louisiana Legislature proclaimed the city of Eunice the official site for the Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum. The museum has artifacts and memorabilia on display related to Cajun music and culture. Summer hours: Tu-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Winter hours: Tu-Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hours change with Daylight Savings Time. Free

Bayou Teche Visitors Center in Breaux Bridge 314 E. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-8500 BreauxBridgeLA.net

Lafayette Parish, Lafayette (337) 230-6169 CajunFoodTours.com Experience the flavor of Louisiana! From our cozy tour bus, you’ll learn the history, love the culture and, best of all, stop to taste many of the renowned Cajun delights that make Acadiana so unique! 6 tasting stops included on 3 1/2 hr. tour. We pick up from many area hotels. Book online or call. M, Tu, Th, Fr and Sat 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. $55/adult; $35/child

Visit our history museum and experience the entire process from plants growing in our greenhouse to the bottling line. Other fun displays include conservation efforts and the salt mine display. Shop in our Country Store, eat in our restaurant "1868" and explore our Jungle Gardens. Su-Sa 9 a.m.4 p.m. $5.50 fee to Tabasco; $8 to Jungle Gardens

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Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Museum 515 Cathedral St., Lafayette (337) 232-1322 SaintJohnCathedral.org

St. John Cathedral is a prominent landmark of downtown Lafayette. The 500-year-old Cathedral Oak, cemetery, museum & gift shop are on the church grounds. Prearranged tours are available. Listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings. M-Th 9 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m.; F 9 a.m.-noon. Adults $4, Seniors $3, Children $1

Champagne's Swamp Tours

1151 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 230-4068 ChampagnesSwampTours.com Personal, authentic, guided ecotours into the Lake Martin Swamp and Louisiana's largest nesting area of wading birds. Hours vary by season. Call for current rate.

Chicot State Park

3469 Chicot Park Rd., Ville Platte (337) 363-2403 LaStateParks.com Louisiana's largest State Park with overnight accommodations and day use activities.

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Children's Museum of Acadiana

Conrad Rice Mill/Konriko Company Store

The Children's Museum of Acadiana (CMA) is a hands-on participatory museum serving children and their families, schools, and community organizations by providing interactive exhibits, special services, performances, and workshops. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $7

Oldest operating rice mill in the U.S. On National Register of Historical Places. 20-min. video presentation on Cajun culture and history of mill. 20 min. walking tour of the rice mill. M-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adult $4, Srs. $3.50, under 12 $2.25

307 Ann St., New Iberia (337) 364-7242 ConradRiceMill.com

201 E. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 232-8500 CMALaf.org

Cité des Arts

109 Vine St., Lafayette (337) 291-1122 CiteDesArts.org

Cypremort Point State Park

VARIES 306 Beach Ln., Franklin (337) 867-4240 LaStateParks.com

Between Grand Isle and Cameron, Cypremort Point is the only locality near the Gulf of Mexico that can be reached by car. A half-mile stretch of man-made beach provides a delightful area for relaxing picnicking and enjoying the water. It also affords an opportunity for fishing, crabbing, water skiing, windsurfing and sailing. Daily 7 a.m.-9 p.m. $2 per car (1-4 ppl) $130/night, Oct.-Mar; $150/night on Fri-Sat and Apr-Sept

Cité des Arts is an arts center and art incubator in downtown Lafayette, providing ongoing programming and classes in many artistic disciplines. Varies with event. M 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tu-Th 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; F 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sa 5-10 p.m. Galleries free; event admission varies.

City of Broussard

310 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 837-6681 CityOfBroussard.com

Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel 832 Martin Luther King Rd., Charenton (337) 923-4680 CypressBayou.com

Southern hospitality and charm combine with hot growth opportunities and cutting edge 21st century technology in this Cajun country heartland hitting the top of the charts and headlines for its economic expansions.

Located in Charenton, Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel is the premiere gaming facility in Acadiana. Cypress Bayou has over 1,000 slot machines, over 300 table games, 7 restaurants and 102 hotel rooms for your entertainment. 24/7. Free

City of Carencro

210 E. Saint Peter St., Carencro (337) 896-8481 Carencro.org

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At the crossroads of community, culture, commerce and fun, Carencro embodies joie de vivre. Cajun and Creole culture thrive here in our music, food and traditions. Carencro is home to the Mercredi Show, world-famous Prejean's Restaurant, a balloon festival and two historical churches.

201 W. Lafayette St., Abbeville (337) 740-2112 MagdalenPlace.com

An 1894 restored train depot and caboose museum located in the Abbeville historic district. Antiques, gifts and Cajun products. Tour groups welcomed by appt. Tu-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

M-Th 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., F 7:30 a.m. to noon.

City of Crowley

2 425 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley DAYS (337) 783-0824 Crowley-La.com Over 200 structures listed on the National Historic Register including the Crowley Motor Co. Building, which houses the Rice Interpretive Center, JD Miller Music & Ford Automotive Museums, Rice Theatre, Grand Opera House of the South, Agri-tours, quaint shops, local fine or casual Cajun dining. M-Th 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; F 8 a.m.noon. Admission varies

City of St. Martinville

125 S. New Market St., St. Martinville (337) 394-2233 StMartinville.org On Bayou Teche, the 'Ville dates to the earliest European and African presence in 18th century Louisiana. Synonymous with Longfellow's poem, Evangeline, Acadian, African, French, Italian, Native American and Spanish descendants contribute to its cultural gumbo. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Downtown Lafayette

735 Jefferson St., Ste. 204, Lafayette (337) 291-5566 DowntownLafayette.org Downtown Lafayette provides a rich and unique experience for all who visit, shop, dine, play, work and live here. Home of Downtown Alive!, Movies in the Parc, 2nd Saturday ArtWalk and over 80 events annually, Downtown is your center for events and fun. M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Floyd Sonnier's Beau Cajun Art Gallery 1010 Saint Mary St., Scott (337) 237-7104 BeauCajun.com

Art gallery featuring Floyd Sonnier's pen & ink drawings depicting family life of the Acadians at the turn of the century. Pen-&-ink drawings, art prints & posters, Cajun calendars, note sheets, Christmas cards, illustrated cookbooks, pewter & pottery. W-F 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free

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1011 W. Saint Mary, Scott (337) 298-9097 GalleryAcadie.com Gallery Acadie is an Acadian culture art gallery and gift shop providing a unique venue for French culture in Louisiana. Gallery Acadie houses "Brushes and Boudin" painting classes and Je Suis Cajun Clothing Company, providing clothing and accessories for all aspects of the Cajun lifestyle.

Glide Studio

315 Jefferson St, Lafayette (337) 258-6788 GlideStudiosLafayette.com Dance Instruction, Exhibits, House Concerts & Dances

Hilliard University Art Museum 710 E. Saint Mary Blvd., Lafayette (337) 482-2278 HilliardMuseum.org

The Hilliard University Art Museum is a dynamic, education-oriented museum that serves as a center for interdisciplinary learning. Exhibitions and programs are designed to meet the educational and cultural needs of Louisiana's highly diverse population and to foster intellectual discourse. Tu-Th 9 a.m.-5 p.m., F 9 a.m.-noon; Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $3

Hub City Cycles, LLC.

208 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 235-2453 CycleHubCity.com Hub City Cycles is your neighborhood bike shop that offers affordable to high-end bikes, parts and accessories. Bike rentals available.

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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau 2513 Hwy. 14, New Iberia (337) 365-1540 IberiaTravel.com

Planning assistance for leisure travelers, meeting planners, travel trade, entertainment industry and the media. Accommodations, event venues, restaurants, attractions, FAM tours, itineraries, brochures, registration assistance, location scouting, press kits and more. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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International Petroleum Museum & Exposition 111 First St., Morgan City (985) 384-3744 RigMuseum.com

The only place in the world where the general public can walk aboard an authentic offshore drilling rig, the renowned and historic Mr. Charlie. Tours: M-Sa 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Adult $5, Srs. $4, Ages 5-12 $3.50, under 5 free

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & PreserveAcadian Cultural Center 501 Fisher Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-0789 NPS.gov/Jela

The Acadian Cultural Center, a unit of the National Park Service, depicts the story of the Acadians who settled the prairies and wetlands of south Louisiana. Tu-F 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sa 8:30 a.m.noon. Free.

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Jungle Gardens

Lafayette Museum Association/Alexandre Mouton House

Hwy. 329, Avery Island (337) 369-6243 JungleGardens.org

1122 Lafayette St., Lafayette (337) 234-2208 LafayetteMuseum.com

Avery Island's 170 acre Jungle Gardens is a botanical treasure containing South Louisiana marshes and bayous that are inhabited by indigenous wildlife. Su-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $8, Children (12-6) $5, under 6 free.

Lovely house museum and repository of Acadian history and culture. Original structure built in early 1800s as Sunday House of Vermilionville's founder, Jean Mouton. Became home of Gov. Alexandre Mouton. Restored to 1850s. Nat'l register. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults $5, Srs. $3, Students $2

Kart Ranch, Inc.

508 Youngsville Hwy. 89, Lafayette (337) 837-5278 KartRanch.com

Lafayette Science Museum 433 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 291-5544 LafayetteScienceMuseum.org

Kart Ranch is a locally owned Family Fun Center with indoor and outdoor attractions. We offer go-karts, kiddie karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, batting cages, water wars, castle clash, indoor playground, arcade and party rooms. Su 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; M-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; F-Sa 10 a.m.-11 p.m. SCHOOL YEAR - Su-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa 10 a.m.-11 p.m. No general admission. Pay as you play.

A regional STEM-based museum, with exhibition space dedicated to showcasing the scientific expertise held within the community. A digital planetarium takes visitors on an adventure through the cosmos without ever leaving their seats. Tu-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Su 1-6 p.m. Adult $5, Srs. $3, Child $2

LARC's Acadian Village

La Maison Begnaud

200 Greenleaf Dr., Lafayette (337) 981-2364 AcadianVillage.org

110 Benoit Patin Rd., Scott (337) 269-5155 CityOfScott.org

Lafayette's oldest authentic vision of life in 19th century Southwest Louisiana and a showcase of historic homes alongside winding bayous, depicting unique Acadian architecture of the time. Acadian Village exists as the fundraising arm of LARC. M-Sa 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults $8, Srs. $7, Students (6-15) $6, ages 4 and under free

A tourist attraction, information center, souvenir shop. Free French class every Wednesday from 1:002:00 p.m. Friday night music from 6:00 p.m.-'til. Tu-Th 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; F 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 6 p.m.- till.

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Lafayette Art Association & Gallery

1008 E. Saint Mary Blvd., Lafayette (337) 269-0363 LafayetteArt.org

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Nonprofit art association and gallery since 1959. Art originals, prints, pottery, glass, photography, wood & metal sculptures, and jewelry. Art classes and workshops. Six working artist studios under roof. Tu-F noon5 p.m.; Sa by appt. Free

Le Vieux Village Heritage Park/ Visitor Center

3600 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 989-1279 LCBand.org

828 E. Landry St., Opelousas (337) 948-5227 CityOfOpelousas.com

A part of the Lafayette musical community since 1982, the LCB is Acadiana's premiere adult community band comprised of 75 talented woodwind, brass and percussion instrumentalists. Members come together on Tuesday evenings to rehearse from late August through June and perform concerts throughout the year.

2825 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 234-8384 LafayetteLanes.com Ultra modern full service bowling center. Automatic scoring, snack bar, lounge, and the finest arcade in Lafayette. Over 50 video and redemption games. We specialize in birthday parties. Su noon-9 p.m.; F-Sa 10 a.m.-3 a.m.; M-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

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405 N. Cushing Blvd., Kaplan (337) 643-1528 Le Musee is an art and historical museum. Coffee/music last Saturday of the month. Art exhibits: Marilyn Morvant-Quilts Aug.-Oct. Betty Saunders-Santa Collection Nov.-Dec. The history and culture of Kaplan is exhibited with photographs/displays. W-Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lafayette Concert Band

Lafayette Lanes

Le Musee de Kaplan

French for the Old Village, this historical park and museum is a collection of buildings from Opelousas and St. Landry Parish, dating from 1700s to the early 20th century. The village includes one of the oldest Creole homes west of the Mississippi River and the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum. M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

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Liberty Theatre/Rendez-Vous Des Cajuns 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice (337) 457-7389 Eunice-La.com

Renovated 1924 movie house is home to a weekly radio music show with Cajun bands and dancing. The emcee hosts the show in French in the format of the Grand Old Opry and Louisiana Hayride. Sa 4-8 p.m. $5 per person, children 12 and under $3

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Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site 1200 N. Main St., St. Martinville (337) 394-3754 LaStateParks.com

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Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site's mission is to preserve and interpret the history and influence of the French Creoles and Acadians who settled along Bayou Teche in the early 1800s. W-Su 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $4; Srs and children under 12 free

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Scenic Lafayette/Azalea Trail

1300 Sudie Lawton Ln., Ville Platte (337) 363-6289 CRT.State.La.US/Louisiana-StateParks/Index

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The return of Lafayette's historic annual Azalea Trail, mid-March to mid-April. The 22 mile self-guided driving trail also features bicycle and pedestrian loops.

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Massage Envy SPA Lafayette 130 N. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-7040 MassageEnvy.com

Shadows-on-the-Teche

315 N. Main St., Opelousas (337) 948-2589 CityOfOpelousas.com

317 E. Main St., New Iberia (337) 369-6446 ShadowsOnTheTeche.org

Dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects and artifacts about the history and culture of the Opelousas area from prehistory times to the present and using this collection to inform and educate the public. M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sa-Su CLOSED. Donations accepted

Overlooking Bayou Teche, this 1834 home, a National Trust Historic Site, is authentically restored to tell the story of life on a 19th century sugar plantation and is surrounded by beautiful gardens of live oaks, azaleas and camellias. M-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adult $10, Srs. $8, Students $6.50

Pack & Paddle

St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission

601 E. Pinhook Rd.,Lafayette (337) 232-5854 PackPaddle.com

978 Kennerson Rd., Opelousas (337) 948-8004 CajunTravel.com

Pack & Paddle is a resource for the local forests, swamps that make Louisiana a special place for the outdoor enthusiast. We invite you to come by today to experience what will surely be a unique shopping experience. M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

Visit the Home of Zydeco Music and experience the LA Orphan Train Museum, public art displays and murals, racino, historic architecture and religious attractions, shopping in "Acadiana's Antique Capital", weekly live music and jam sessions, food festivals and the Cajun and Creole cultures. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Port of Delcambre

P.O. Box 101, Delcambre (337) 303-7950 PortOfDelcambre.com

St. Martin Parish Tourist Commission

Hours vary.

110 N. Main St., Breaux Bridge (337) 442-1597 CajunCountry.org

Rip Van Winkle Gardens

VARIES 5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia (337) 359-8525 RipVanWinkleGardens.com

Where Cajun began. Breaux Bridge, Henderson and St. Martinville. Quaint, historic downtown areas, Atchafalaya Basin. B&B’s, campgrounds, houseboat rentals, cabins and hotels. World famous restaurants, shopping, art and nature.

Semi-tropical gardens atop huge salt dome, overlooking scenic Lake Peigneur, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, Rips Rookery, Joseph Jefferson Mansion and more. Come explore its treasures. Su-Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 Adults/$8 Srs.

Wed-Sun 4-11 p.m. One stop dine & rock. Have a great southern Louisiana dinner at the Sainte Marie then head next door to dance and bowl the night away.

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1821 Academy Rd., Grand Coteau (337) 662-5275 SSHCoteau.org

$5 per person; groups $4

Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center

903 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-8880 RocknBowl.com

Schools of the Sacred Heart

Built in 1821, the Academy is the second oldest institution of learning west of the Mississippi. Site of authenticated miracle and shrine, formal gardens, magnificent oak alley and museum. National Register of Historic Places. M-F 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Convenient, professional and affordable massage therapy and facials. Daily 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Su-Sa 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Rock’n’Bowl de Lafayette

304 S. State St., Abbeville (337) 898-4110 CityOfAbbeville.net

The Blacksmith Shop, c.1913, was one of the few blacksmith shops in operation in a downtown location and operated until 2004. The museum features all of the original equipment and dirt floor including displays on the history and importance of blacksmithing. By appt. only Free

Louisiana State Arboretum

Located within Chicot State Park. The only State Park's preservation area. Plants marked throughout the six miles of trails. New visitor center, exhibits, tours, programs, etc. Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $1/person to enter park

Sam Guarino Blacksmith Shop Museum

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Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-4077 Vermilionville.org

Cajun/Creole/Native American Heritage & Folklife Park. Historic village represents life in Acadiana

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Washington Museum & Tourist Center

404 N. Main St., Washington (337) 826-3627

History Museum: Washington is the 3rd oldest town in LA. A Steamboat Town with the largest port between New Orleans and St. Louis. Most of the original buildings remain intact. Containing many examples of LA. architecture from creole cottages to plantation homes, live oaks and native plants. M-F 8 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.; Sa-

Su 9 a.m.-noon; 1-5 p.m.

Wetlands Golf Course, The

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Zoosiana (Zoo Of Acadiana) 5601 US Hwy. 90 East, Broussard (337) 837-4325 Zoosiana.com

Zoosiana is Acadiana's number one, year-round, family fun destination! Explore our exciting park and meet hundreds of animals. Feed the parakeets, ride the train, see the animal show, play on the playground and HAVE FUN at the zoo all day long! M-Su 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (weather permitting) Adult $11.25, Children ages 3-12 $7.50

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from 1765-1890. Features self-guided tours; costumed, bi-lingual artisans, live music, cooking school, restaurant, boat tours and gift shop. Tu-Su 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adult $10, Srs. $8, Students $6 (5-18), under 5 free.

Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Association

520 Parkway Dr., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-6655 BBCrawfest.com

Always held the first full weekend in May (Friday-Sunday). CrawfishCrawfish-Crawfish: over 30 Cajun, Zydeco & Swamp Pop bands on 3 stages. Shopping, food, dance contest, demonstrations, carnival, parade and more. Fun for the whole family. F, Su $5; Sa $10; 3 day $15 pass.

2129 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 291-7151 A full service public golf course. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wortman Pottery, Studio and Showroom 1769 Potters Rd., Duson (337) 873-8584

Cajun Comic Relief

WortmanPottery.com/Showroom.php

Visit a pottery studio on a working rice farm. The studio of nationally known potters David & Emily Wortman, where each piece of handcrafted functional pottery is designed to enrich daily life. Established in 1977. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Su 1-6 p.m. Free.

Lafayette Parish, Lafayette (337) 706-3669 Facebook.com/CajunComicRelief

Cajun Comic Relief, a fundraiser held in March to raise money for Hospice of Acadiana, offers the best of Cajun humor and Cajun music. Come join us and laugh till it helps. Tickets go on sale every December. 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

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Aug. 29–Sept. 2 | Morgan City

LOUISIANA SHRIMP & PETROLEUM FESTIVAL!

This four-day extravaganza of family entertainment includes live music by local and national acts, a huge arts & crafts show and sale, a Children’s Village, the Cajun Culinary Classic, the Blessing of the Fleet and water parade—all with no gate fee!

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(800) 256-2931 www.cajuncoast.com

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Festival International de Louisiane

Bayou Teche Brewing 1106 Bushville Hwy. (337) 754-5122

315 Lee Ave., Lafayette (337) 232-8086 FestivalInternational.com

BayouTecheBrewing.com Bayou Teche Brewing crafts beer that pair with Acadiana's Cajun and Creole cuisine and lifestyle. Our beer can be found in bottles and on tap in stores and restaurants around Acadiana. On site tap room and tours. Tap Room: M-Th 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fr-Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Festival International is the largest FREE Francophone music festival in the country. Held during the last weekend in April, the festival celebrates the Cajun & Creole cultural influences through music, dance, food, cinema & other performance arts. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Bayou Teche Experience

Original Southwest LA Zydeco Festival (Southern Dev. Foundation)

317 E. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge (337) 366-0337 BayouTecheExperience.com

457 Zydeco Rd., Opelousas (337) 232-7672 Zydeco.org

Visit Bayou Teche Experience and immerse yourself in the heart of Cajun Country. Offering kayak and bike rentals to explore the bayous, lakes, and swamps. Guided and self-guided tours are available with equipment and shuttle service. Cajun heritage gift shop stocked by local artists and products.

Come enjoy Louisiana's original festival. Absorb our cultural joie de vivre that transcends age and ethnicity. Featuring the best Zydeco music & cultural presentations. Gates open @ 7 a.m. Music begins at noon until midnight $13 Adults; $2 children 10 & under

Swamp Tours of Acadiana

1209 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 342-3867

2-4 HRS

We provide swamp tours in Lake Martin. Day/night/private tours and bird watching photo shoots. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-10 p.m. $20 adults/$10 children under 10

TRAIL is dedicated to building and maintaining parks, paths and trails for hiking, walking, running, kayaking, biking and canoeing. TRAIL encourages people to get outside and experience and educate themselves about their community and to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

SPECIALIZED TOURS & GUIDES Allons A' Lafayette, Inc.

321 Cedar Crest Ct., Lafayette (337) 269-9607 AllonsALafayette.com Serving all of Louisiana for over 30 years. Itineraries, hotels, attractions, restaurants, guide service, transportation, cooking demonstrations, festivals, Mardi Gras and Christmas events for adults and students. 24 hr. answering service.

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Atchafalaya Experience

1908 Atchafalaya River Hwy. Breaux Bridge (337) 735-1911 TheAtchafalayaExperience.com Swamp tours into the Atchafalaya Basin. Designed for photographers, birders & nature lovers. Featured on 36 national and foreign TV shows, many newspapers, travel books and guides. By appointment Adults $50, children under 13 $25.

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113 E. Railroad Ave., Arnaudville (337) 303-8060 CajunCabinGuestCottage.com/ Excursions

Enjoy a "Deep Swamp" experience with Captain Mark Allemond in the Atchafalaya Basin. On your personalized 2 hour excursion, you will be able to view indigenous wildlife, including alligators, and beautiful swamp scenery. By appointment. $50/per person

TRAIL (Transportation Recreation Alternatives in Louisiana) 413 Coolidge St., Lafayette LATrail.org

Cajun Customized Excursions

2-4 HRS

Cajun Food Tours

Lafayette Parish, Lafayette (337) 230-6169 CajunFoodTours.com Experience the flavor of Louisiana! From our cozy tour bus, you’ll learn the history, love the culture and, best of all, stop to taste many of the renowned Cajun delights that make Acadiana so unique! 6 tasting stops included on 3 1/2 hr. tour. We pick up from many area hotels. Book online or call. Starting at $44 (adult)/$30 (kids). Hours: Tours Scheduled Daily.

Journeys with Ginger Affiliated with Travel Machine/Specialized Tours

1479 Henderson Hwy., Henderson (337) 962-5709 www.journeyswithginger.com We specialize in day trips and short destination trips originating in the Acadiana area. We also offer step-on services to tour operators visiting Lafayette, St. Martin, Iberia, Vermilion and St. Landry parishes.

Martin Accordions, Inc. 2143 W. Willow St., Scott (337) 232-4001 MartinAccordions.com

Cajun accordions manufacturer. Tour of our factory with an hour of Cajun music after the tour. For groups of 15 or more.

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New Orleans (504) 571-9975 NewOrleansKayakSwampTours.com Our New Orleans swamp kayak tours take you into the heart of one of the most diverse habitats for plants and wildlife in the country. We are committed to guiding you to the hidden spots that most tourists never see, allowing you to fish and take photos along the way.

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Swamp Tours of Acadiana

1209 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 342-3867

We provide swamp tours in Lake Martin. Day/night/private tours and bird watching photo shoots. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-10 p.m. $20 adults/$10 children under 10

Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission

1905 Veterans Memorial Dr., Abbeville (337) 898-6600

Rank Wildcat Spirits is proud to be Acadiana's FIRST distiller of fine spirits! Tours by appointment only.

Peaceful towns, historical attractions, authentic Cajun cuisine, unique shops, familyfriendly festivals, marshes teeming with wildlife and deep-rooted culture await you in Vermilion Parish. One visit, you'll keep coming back for more! M-Th 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; F 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Smokin' Reels Charters, LLC

Zydeco Country Travels

We cater to beginners as well as seasoned fishermen. Come and enjoy an awesome day of fishing on the water at Cypremort Point, Vermilion Bay or South Marsh Island. We are a family oriented company and would love to show your family a great day of fishing and fun for everyone. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Rank Wildcat Spirits, LLC 619A Bonin Rd., Lafayette (337) 257-3385 RankWildcat.com

6300 John Lewis Rd., New Iberia (337) 577-8441 SmokinReelsFishin.com

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New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours, A

1628D La Neuville Rd., Lafayette (337) 451-4664 ZydecoCountryTravels.com

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8. “Alexandre Mouton House” - Lafayette Museum · 1122 Lafayette St. 9. Children’s Museum of Acadiana · 201 E. Congress St. 10. St. John Cathedral Museum · 515 Cathedral St. 11. Lafayette Science Museum · 433 Jefferson St. 12. Acadiana Center for the Arts · 101 W. Vermilion St. 13. Cite des Arts · Third and Vine St. 14. Sans Souci Fine Craft Gallery · 219 E Vermilion St.

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Louisiana Postcard by Robert Dafford · 407 Jefferson St. (Garfield St. Side) Ex-Garage by Robert Dafford · 556 Jefferson St. Horizon-Fiddle Series by Robert Dafford · 200 W. Vermilion St. Cajun French Accordion by Robert Dafford · 314 Jefferson St. Downtown Reawakening by Tanya Falgout · Park Auto du Centrevillle · Polk and Vermilion 6. Stereo Prairie by Robert Dafford · 201 E Congress St. 7. Premier Dernier et Toujours by Robert Dafford · 700 Block of Jefferson St.

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Distances - Louisiana Cities Lafayette-Alexandria..................... 89 Lafayette-Baton Rouge................. 58 Lafayette-Hammond...................... 101 Lafayette-Houma............................ 108 Lafayette-Lake Charles................. 77 Lafayette-Monroe........................... 184 Lafayette-Morgan City................... 71 Lafayette-Natchitoches................. 143

Lafayette-New Iberia.................................23 Lafayette-New Orleans (via I-10)...........137 Lafayette-New Orleans (via Hwy. 90)......153 Lafayette-Opelousas..................................24 Lafayette-Ruston........................................186 Lafayette-Shreveport................................213 Lafayette-Thibodaux..................................98

I-10 Exits Exit 97................................................. Scott & LA 93 Exit 100............................................... Ambassador Caffery Parkway Exit 101................................................ University Avenue & LA 182 Exit 103A............................................ Visitor Information Center South ............................................................ to Lafayette & Hwy. 90 Exit 103B............................................ I-49 North & Racetrack Exit 104............................................... Louisiana Avenue Exit 109............................................... Breaux Bridge & LA 31 Exit 115................................................ Henderson & Atchafalaya Basin

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Raise a Glass

Craft Beer There's no better pairing than a hot Louisiana night with a cold craft beer. On July 20, Acadiana's premier beer festival, Gulf Brew, will be pouring some of the state's most popular beer and serving up great food and music. All of the proceeds benefit downtown Lafayette's Acadiana Center for the Arts and its popular Louisiana Crossroads music series, held from September through March every year.

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"Gulf Brew began with 13 beers in our parking lot 11 years ago when craft beer was just coming onto the scene," says Brian Crutchfield, Special Events Director for Acadiana Center for the Arts. At the inaugural event, the beer ran out in just one hour. Over the years, Gulf Brew attracted more and more people, outgrowing several locations before landing at Blackham Coliseum with more than 300 types of beer. The event's popularity is a testament that the craft beer movement isn't losing momentum anytime soon, especially in a culinary destination like Lafayette. "For visitors coming from out of town, Gulf Brew is really a great way to try some of our favorite craft beer here in Louisiana," says Crutchfield. "All of the major breweries will be here." Two of Acadiana's most renowned breweries, Bayou Teche Brewing and Parish Brewing Co., will be attending the festival again this year. Bayou Teche Brewing is a popular brewery and hangout in Arnaudville where it produces Rajun' Cajuns Ale. Parish Brewing Co. out of Broussard produces the best-selling Canebrake, including Strawberry Canebrake for summer.

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Some of the other top breweries from around Louisiana will also be participating in this year's Gulf Brew, including Abita from St. Tammany Parish, Tin Roof from Baton Rouge, NOLA from New Orleans, Great Raft from Shreveport and Crying Eagle from Lake Charles. Beer lovers can also try homebrews created by the Dead Yeast Society as well as watch a few DIY demonstrations. "Participating in Gulf Brew is a win-win for us," says William McGehee, who owns Tin Roof with his wife Cammy, a Lafayette native. "Not only do we get to share our great beer with Acadiana, but we are supporting the AcA, the cultural music and arts hub for Lafayette. It's always a really fun event." Outside the Coliseum, a half dozen food trucks will be lined up, serving everything from traditional Cajun cuisine to tacos and farm-to-table fare. The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. General admission tickets are $50 and provide access to all 300 samples. A VIP Package is available for $75, which includes an early access hour and a VIP gift.

For more information, go to LafayetteTravel.com/Gulf-Brew. And as they say in Cajun Country, "Laissez les bon temps Rouler!" Let the good times roll.

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530 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-5300 GrandCoteauHouse.com

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Delicious home cooked delicacy with a casual yet elegant atmosphere. M-F 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

1811 N. University Ave., Ste. 103 C, Lafayette (337) 277-3854 AcadianaFoodHub.com 350

1811 N. University Ave., Ste. 103, Lafayette (985) 859-6577 Facebook.com/AcadianSlice/

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Acadiana Bar and Grill, The 327 Iberia St., Youngsville (337) 856-2448 Facebook.com/ AcadianaBarAndGrill

A family friendly atmosphere, treating others like family is a way of life in South Louisiana and that is the level of service we strive to deliver. M-Th 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; F-Sa 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Su 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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Agave Bertrand

525 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 889-5540 AgaveLafayette.com Agave Cantina features the largest outdoor dining space in Acadiana and the most extensive tequila menu with a food menu of South-West Tex-Mex items with a Creole flair. Catering and takeout available. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

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Agave Youngsville

2810 E. Milton Ave. Ste. 101, Youngsville (337) 857-6660 AgaveLafayette.com Agave brings together traditional Mexican cuisine and an atmosphere like no other. With over 40 of the finest tequilas in the world, this is the perfect location to sit back, relax, and have a margarita on our patio. M-F 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa-Su 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Acadian Slice Pies

Pies made from scratch! Whole and hand pies available for pick-up and delivery. Send a message or e-mail for more info! Pick-up or delivery only

200 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 289-0000 AgaveLafayette.com Agave, a retreat right in the heart of Downtown Lafayette, brings together traditional Mexican cuisine and an atmosphere like no other. With over 40 of the finest tequilas in the world, this is the perfect location to sit back, relax, and have a margarita on our patio. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Acadiana Food Hub

Our mission is to provide an affordable place for food entrepreneurs to scale up their production and provide the infrastructure for the aggregation and distribution of local produce.

Agave Downtown

Agave Parc Lafayette

1919 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-0774 AgaveLafayette.com Agave, a retreat right in the heart of River Ranch brings together traditional Mexican cuisine and an atmosphere like no other. With over 40 of the finest tequilas in the world, this is the perfect location to sit back, relax, and have a margarita on our patio. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

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Alesi Pizza House

4110 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-1823 AlesiPizzaHouse.com Acadiana's first Italian restaurant, Alesi's has been serving classic Italian dishes that you love...pizza, spaghetti, lasagna, fettuccini alfredo, ravioli, manicotti, chicken parmesan and so much more for 60 years. Made fresh daily, Alesi pizza house serves the best pizza and meatballs in town. M-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11a.m.10 p.m., Su 4 p.m.- 9 p.m.

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Antoni's Italian Restaurant

1118-A Coolidge Blvd., Lafayette (337) 232-8384 AntonisItalianCafe.com

Antoni’s Italian Café has been serving up the tastes of Italy in Lafayette for over 20 years. The ideal restaurant for any occasion, whether a casual lunch or an upscale dinner. We treat each of our customers like family, with genuine southern hospitality at the core of our dining experience philosophy. M-Sa 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Avec Bacon Cafe

4807 Johnston St., Ste. l, Lafayette (337) 789-6121 AvecBacon.com We are the first bacon-themed restaurant in Louisiana! You can sample the bacon on a number of different breakfast options or buy it uncooked to use at home. M-Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Azteca's Mexican Grill

3535 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 519-5285 AztecasMexican.com

Lafayette's authentic Mexican Cuisine with a traditional ambience. We strive to serve you always fresh and from scratch traditional dishes. Su-Th 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.- 10 p.m.

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Bailey's Seafood & Grill

5520-A Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 988-6464

Locally owned and operated, serving award winning Cajun and Creole cuisine for 22 years. Try our Louisiana jumbo crab cakes, all-natural hormone-free Creekstone Farms steaks, soup, gumbo, fresh seafood and more. No corking fee. Tu-Sa 5 a.m.-9 p.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Batch 13 Biscuits, Bonuts & Bowls

2668 Johnston St. Ste A1, Lafayette (337) 466-4526 EatBatch13.com M-Su 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

Billeaud’s Meat & Grocery 111 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 837-6825 Billeauds.com

Billeaud’s Meat and Grocery’s serves “Cajun” specialties such as boudin, cracklin, gumbo, chili dogs, as well as specialty meats such as stuffed chicken, and large varieties of daily hot meals. Su 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., M-Sa 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Black Café

518 S. Pierce St. Ste. 100, Lafayette (337) 889-3862 BlackCafeLft.com

Black Cafe. It's where you find yourself when you need coffee and you need it prepared "just so." It's where you go when you want real food. It's Scotch eggs, sweet potato biscuits, beignets. It's your favorite cafe and you like it Black. Su 8 a.m.-2 p.m.;M-F 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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Blanchard’s BBQ

2023 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 322-1674 BlanchardsBbq.com

We pair old school BBQ with contemporary cuisine, think Texasstyle brisket with hand-cut poutine fries with a cold craft beer. This is a family thing. Three generations of Blanchard’s have loved nothing more than standing around a smoky pit and carving off a little something for someone special. Tu-Sa 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Ready for a REAL Cajun Experience?

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Serving 1312 Verot School Rd. Lafayette Weekend Brunch! (337) 706-8850 BonTempsGrill.com · 2019

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Brick & Spoon

Relaxed and family atmosphere that offers many choices of food including pizza, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wings, appetizers and dessert. Dine-in, pickup or delivery available. Su-Th 11 a.m.- 10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

We’re serving a complete, highquality southern experience for those who want accessible, and upscale breakfast, brunch, and lunch dining. M-Su 7 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Broaddus Burgers

610 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-4520 BroaddusBurgers.com

BJ's Poor Boys and Plate Lunches

Homemade burgers cooked to order and made the way you like them. We offer more toppings than you can fit on one burger and that are also available on hot dogs and chili cheese fries. Su 11 a.m.-3 p.m., M 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Tu-Fr 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

107 N. Morgan, Broussard (337) 839-8300 www.BjsinBroussard.com

In the heart of Broussard, BJ's offers locals & tourists the ability to experience a true taste of Cajun culture. From our home cooked plate lunches to our famous poor boys, we can't wait to serve you! M-Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Blu Basil

5451 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 400-4939 BluBasilWineAndGrill.com Blu Basil serves a wide variety of Vietnamese classics, including pho, and uniquely crafted cocktails, such as the Blu Basil martini. The flavors and techniques revolve around traditional Vietnamese dishes. The contemporary atmosphere combined with the unique cuisine makes for an overall enjoyable experience for anyone. M-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Blue Dog Café

1211 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-0005 BlueDogCafe.com The award-winning food, friendly service and totally unique atmosphere created by hundreds of Blue Dog art, sets this restaurant/ attraction apart from the rest. Come to Blue Dog Cafe and "Sit. Stay. Eat." M-Th 11 a.m.-2 p.m./5-9 p.m., F 11 a.m.-2 p.m./5-10 p.m., Sa 5-10 p.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Bon Temps Grill

1312 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 706-8850 BonTempsGrill.com Swamp edge cuisine in an urban Cajun atmosphere. Come in, relax and enjoy a chef-inspired dish without upscale prices. Su-Th 11 a.m.9:30 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Bread & Circus Provisions 258 Bendel Rd., Lafayette (337) 408-3930 BAndCProvisions.com

Bread & Circus is more like four restaurants in one. A menu of hearty and inventive sandwiches, soups, salads and plate lunches are served daily at the counter and the lunchtime atmosphere owns a Brooklyn deli vibe. Tu-Fr 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.; W-Sa 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Sa 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.; Sa 10 p.m. - Midnight

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1895 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 408-3992 BrickAndSpoonRestaurant.com

2484 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 235-8332 BJsPizza-Lafayette.com

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Burgersmith

1314 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette (337) 504-5015 Burgersmith.com Whether you’re just looking for a burger and a beer or a night out with friends & family – you’re in good hands with Burgersmith. We provide a full-service dining experience that takes hamburgers to a whole other level. We take pride in our handcrafted hamburgers and provide an unforgettable experience at our restaurant. Su-M 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Tu-Sa 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

Bus Stop Bistro

3823 N. University Ave., Carencro (337) 565-2337 We are a family-friendly, casual dining establishment. In addition to the burger menu from our food truck, we have salads, plated dishes, soups, and desserts. A small, but full bar is available. We have limited outdoor seating. The food truck is still available. Tu-Th 10 a.m.-2 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Café 20.3 On The Bayou 1500 General Mouton Ave., Lafayette (337) 408-8542 20point3.com

Cafe 20.3 on the bayou offers sandwiches, smoothies, coffee, beer, and more right on the Vermilion. M-Th 6 a.m.-8 p.m. F 6 a.m.-9 p.m. SaSu 7 a.m.-9 p.m.

Café 329

329 Dulles Dr., Lafayette (337) 534-4986 Facebook.com/Cafe329 Cafe 329 is located on Dulles Drive next to Southwest Community College. We have great coffees, poboys, platters, plate lunches, wraps, salads, and hamburgers available for dine in or drive thru. We also offer catering. M-Th 7 a.m.-3 p.m., F 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cafe Habana City

911 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 267-3060 CafeHabanaCity.com

Traditional homemade Cuban cuisine, owned and operated by Cuban family, world famous Cuban sandwich, best mojitos in Acadiana. Thirteen years of business in Lafayette. M-Sa 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

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5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia (337) 359-8525 RipVanWinkleGardens.com/Dine

Enjoy delicious gumbo, salads, sandwiches, étouffée and much more while looking out on beautiful Lake Peigneur. Accommodates groups up to 100, enjoy a unique experience at Cafe' Jefferson. Located on the beautiful grounds of Rip Van Winkle Gardens overlooking Lake Peigneur. M-F 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Sa-Su 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cafe Josephine

818 Napoleon Ave., Sunset (337) 662-0008 CafeJosephineSunset.com

Sit back and relax in our laid back, rustic atmosphere. Our friendly staff will take care of all your needs while you enjoy our Southern cuisine, prepared from farm fresh ingredients and Gulf seafood. Tu-Th 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Café Vermilionville

1304 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-0100 CafeV.com

Located in Lafayette's earliest inn, Café Vermilionville serves award winning cuisine in a historic & romantic setting. Listed on the National Register. Highly recommended by AAA and Mobil Travel Guide. M-F 11 a.m.-2 p.m., M-Sa 5:30-9 p.m.

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Cajun Claws Seafood Boilers 175 Frontage Rd., Rayne (337) 393-2780 CajunClawsSeafoodBoilers.com

Family-style restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. We take great pride in serving the highest quality food leaving you asking for more. Proud to serve Louisiana seafood and a full menu. Crawfish season hours: Su-Th 4-9 p.m., F-Sa 4-10 p.m. Reg hours: Tu-Su 4-9 p.m.

Cajun Market Donut Company

125 Courthouse St., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-3577 CajunMarketDonutCo.com

Cajun Market Donut Company offers all the classic variety you would expect from a donut shop. From melt-in-your-mouth glaze donuts to cinnamon rolls to red velvet donuts, Cajun Market is sure to have the sweet treat you're craving. Hours vary by location.

Cajun Table, The

4510 Ambassador Caffery Ste. D, Lafayette (337) 806-9565 TheCajunTableLLC.com

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Cafe Jefferson at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Down here, we try to keep Cajun culture alive the best way we know how—with good, home-style Cajun cuisine. Break cornbread with us, and become a member of our family. Try some of Louisiana’s classic dishes at The Cajun Table today! M-Th 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fr 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sa 11 a.m. -9:30 p.m.

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812 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-4155 CarpeDiemGelato.com

2815 Grand Point Hwy., Henderson (337) 667-6148 CrawfishTownUSA.com Specializing in boiled crawfish, as well as many other fried and grilled Louisiana seafood items, the restaurant offers a large variety of classic Cajun dishes & platters, top grade beef & pasta dishes, as well as award winning specials. All served with uniquely Cajun hospitality! Su-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Home of the affogato! We are an Italian, artisan gelateria serving the finest espresso along with authentic gelato and sorbetto! Also available for private parties and events.

Tu-W 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Th-Sa 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Su 12-6 p.m.

CENTRAL Pizza & Bar

423 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-0887 EatDrinkCentral.com Wood-fired pizzas & exceptional cocktails in the heart of downtown Lafayette, LA. M-Th 11 a.m.-11 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-1 a.m.

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3227 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 889-3886 Chadleys.com

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Charley G's Seafood Grill

Contemporary South LA. cuisine done in an upscale, relaxed atmosphere. M-F 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., M-Th 5-9 p.m., F-Sa 5:30-10 p.m.

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4243 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Ste 101, Lafayette (337) 988-7700 Chopstickslft.com Chopsticks brings the best fresh Asian cuisine to Lafayette using our locally sourced ingredients and authentic recipes. Our head chef brings with authentic Chinese recipes from his home town. He also brings all the traditions that help create fresh and delicious Chinese delicacies. M-Th 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

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302A Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 205-2232 Facebook.com/ClovesIndianCafe Cloves Indian Cafe offers fresh, authentic and homemade Indian cuisine in a casual setting designed for quick and quality service. M-Sa 11 a.m – 9 p.m.

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2832 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-0329 DaxOnVerot.com

Dean-O's Pizza

305 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 233-5446 DeanosPizza.com

Dean-O's South

2312 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-8092 DeanosPizza.com DeanO's South following the DeanO's tradition by being family owned and operated. Serving the best pizza in Lafayette in a family friendly atmosphere with fantastic burgers, salads, appetizers, lunch specials and pastas. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

1930 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 234-6333 3755 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 981-1818 ChrisPoboys.com

Cloves Indian Café

Dax on Verot

Voted best pizza in the area for 20+ years! Very unique house made toppings using local ingredients. Many other menu options besides pizza that are just as amazing. Full bar. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Chris’ Poboys

Specializing in New Orleans-style poboys, Muffaletta sandwiches, seafood platters, salads and gumbo. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.8:30 p.m.

201 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 366-6794 DatDog.com

Looking for an authentic, homemade dining experience that won't break the bank? Dax on Verot offers the best BBQ, burgers, and po-boys in town! Dax also offers live and boiled crawfish, crabs, and shrimp available seasonally. M-Sa 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 981-0108 CharleyGs.com

Chopsticks Fresh Asian Cuisine

Dat Dog

Combining the soul of Louisiana with the sophistication of Europe, Dat Dog’s artfully crafted cuisine of Hot Dogs, sausages (including vegetarian, vegan and fish), burgers and chicken (fried, grilled or tossed in buffalo sauce) are a thing of beauty. Su-Tu 11 a.m.-9 p.m., W-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fr-Sa 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

Chadley’s Fine Meats & Deli

When it comes to good Cajun food, we know you’ve got plenty of choices. At Chadley’s, we only offer the best. From our premium packaged meats, to our custom game processing, we hold ourselves to a higher standard so that you get only the best quality for an exceptional value. M-F 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Crawfish Town USA Restaurant and Fresh Market

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Don's Seafood

4309 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 981-1141 DonsSeafoodOnline.com South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON’S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Su-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

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omelets. For lunch, we offer our award-winning gumbo, fresh soup, our all natural Creekstone Farms' hamburger, po’boys, wraps, salads and choices of Cajun Creole dishes. Su-Sa 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Don's Specialty Meats

730 I-10 South Frontage Rd., Scott (337) 234-2528 DonsSpecialtyMeats.com

New 2nd location now in Scott, off of I-10. Voted best boudin, best cracklins, best specialty meats. Specialty meats include stuffed chickens, pork chops, fresh smoked sausage, turkey rolls, etc. Daily grill and weekend BBQ a must-try M-Th 6 a.m.-7 p.m., F-Sa 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Su 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

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For decades now, we have been offering real Lafayette, Louisiana cuisine in a clean and inviting atmosphere. We are a full service restaurant, and we also offer catering services. Our menu includes plate lunches, BBQ, seasonal crawfish, salads, wraps, hamburgers, and a whole lot more. M-F 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Su 11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

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5520-B Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 981-4849

Whether it is for a quick breakfast or breakfast with friends or clients, enjoy our fresh biscuit, crab cakes benedict, or our delicious

626 Verot School Rd. Ste. J, Lafayette (337) 504-4288 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com

Fat Pat's - Westmark

117 Westmark Blvd., Lafayette (337) 706-8882 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com

Family friendly sports bar and restaurant - TVs in every booth. Su-W 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Th-Sa 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

323 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 235-9364

Ema's Cafe

Fat Pat's - Verot

Family friendly sports bar and restaurant - TVs in every booth. Su-Th 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fr-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Dwyer's Café

Dwyer's Cafe is a family friendly restaurant serving breakfast and lunch until. We have daily plate lunch specials, burgers, salads & sandwiches. For breakfast we offer everything from pancakes & waffles to eggs, pork chops & biscuits. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

3900 NE Evangeline Thrwy. Ste. #100, Carencro (337) 886-6886 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com Family friendly sports bar and restaurant - TVs in every booth. Su-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Dwight’s

4800 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 981-1241 DwightsRestaurant.biz

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Fezzo's III

6701 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Broussard (337) 330-2302 Fezzos.com

Fezzo's Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar is locally owned and operated, rich in Cajun tradition, with a friendly atmosphere and menu to please anyone's palate. Whether it’s lunch on the patio, a game in the bar, an intimate dinner for two or a private party for 100 guests, Fezzo's will accommodate any occasion. M-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Best burgers anywhere! Grilled burgers, steaks, seafood, grilled chicken and tuna salads. To go orders available. M-Su 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Fezzo's Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar 720 I-10 S. Frontage Rd., Scott (337) 261-2464 Fezzos.com

Ground Pat’i Grille & Bar

The difference is in the seasoning. At Fezzo's, you will find only the freshest seafood, marinated steaks, great daily plate lunches & a variety on the menu that includes pasta dishes, poboys, salads and much more. M-Sa 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar (Crowley) 2111 Rice Capital Pkwy., Crowley (337) 783-5515 Fezzos.com/crowley

2512 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 704-0070 GroundPati.com

Best burgers anywhere! Grilled burgers, steaks, seafood, grilled chicken and tuna salads. To go orders available. Su-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fr-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar is locally owned and operated, rich in Cajun Tradition, with a friendly atmosphere and menu to please anyone’s palate. M-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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4017 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 989-9291

Indulge Desserts

1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Ste. 111, Lafayette (337) 534-8700 IndulgeSweetSpot.com

The French Press is a casual dining restaurant in the heart of Cajun Country that serves innovative versions of traditional Cajun and American cuisine with a focus on fresh, high quality ingredients and rich-flavors.

Indulge is Lafayette's only dessert restaurant, serving delicious desserts, hand-crafted coffees, ice cream, shakes, fine chocolates and gifts. Unique breakfast items include stuffed biscuits, quiche and oldfashioned muffins. M-Fr 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.10 p.m., Su 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Gator Cove Seafood

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214 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 233-9449

2601 SE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 264-1373 GatorCove.com

2201 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. 1B, Lafayette (337) 210-5894 IzumiRamen.com

Japanese inspired restaurant that serves authentic Japanese ramen, unique small plates, delicious hibachi, noodles and rice dishes. You also have a full bar with a selection of saké, beer and delicious signature drinks. M-Th 11a.m.-9:30 p.m; F-Sa 11a.m.10:30p.m.; Su 11a.m.- 9p.m.

Graton Eatery

7181 Main Hwy., Ste. A, St. Martinville (504) 292-5298 GratonEatery.com

Jambalaya Shoppe, The

4150 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 534-4140 TheJambalayaShoppe.com

All of your favorite Southern eats under one roof. Specializing in down-home, house-made meats. Graton is a butcher shop, eatery, and cafe serving up plate lunches, smoked meats, beignets, BBQ, and pies. Tu-F 6 a.m.-2 p.m., F-Su 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Jambalaya Shoppe specializes in home cooking, served fresh and hot in a casual atmosphere. We offer jambalaya, pastalaya and gumbo with delicious sides. Prepared in a black iron pot - the secret's in the pot. M-Sa 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Graze Acadiana

1507 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. B, Lafayette (337) 501-0313 GrazeAcadiana.com

Luscious cheese and Charcuterie boards. In boxes, on platters and Grazing tables. Locally sourced and eco-friendly packaging. For all life's special moments. Gather and Graze.

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iMonelli

South Louisiana cuisine with an Italian influence and fine dining atmosphere; for soft music, candlelight, and easy conversation, iMonelli is the place to be in Lafayette! Tu-F 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Sa 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Family friendly authentic Cajun seafood restaurant operating for over 40 years. Come see our live deer, alligators and peacocks. We can accommodate large groups and cater on and off-site. We also offer large private rooms for special events. Su-F 5-9 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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1412 S. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-5683 HubCityDiner.com

Hub City Diner has been Rockin' and Rollin' since 1990. Serving classic diner cuisine with a Louisiana twist. We are Southern comfort food at its finest. M-Sa 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

2330 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-8118 FieryCrab.com

Fiery Crab Juicy Seafood Restaurant and Bar serves a wide range of locally sourced seafood. We provide a fun and relaxing dining experience for our guests where they are ready to “get down and messy” with all the deliciousness! Sa-W 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Th-F 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

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Ground Pati

2303 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 234-5689 OriginalGroundPati.com

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Joey's

503 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 237-3661 JoeysLafayette.com

Joey's, a Lafayette tradition since 1981. Serving Lafayette delicious po-boys, paninis, salads and daily hot food selections that creates a menu which is uniquely Joey's. With something for everyone, Joey's is the perfect place for lunch! M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Lunch Hours: M-F 10:30 a.m-2 p.m., Sa

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Kitchen on Klinton offers wings with a variety of signature sauces, fried fish, shrimp and boiled seafood (seasonal). Stop by today to try their famous loaded fries. M-Th 10:30 a.m.11 p.m.; F-Su 10:30 a.m.-2 a.m.

Johnson's Boucaniere

1111 Saint John St., Lafayette (337) 269-8878 JohnsonsBoucaniere.com

We are a smokehouse located in downtown Lafayette. The recipes for our smoked sausage and boudin originated at Johnson's Grocery in Eunice, LA. We also smoke pork roasts, brisket, and country style ribs. Plate lunches are served daily. Tu-F 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sa 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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3134 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-5614 JudiceInn.com

Keller's Bakery Downtown 1012 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 235-1568 KellersBakery.net

Retail bakery established in 1929. Tu-Sa 6 a.m.-5 p.m., Su 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Kitchen on Klinton

405 E. University Ave., Lafayette 5725 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 706-5094 Facebook.com/KOKlinton/ Started by four UL Lafayette alumni,

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300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-4077 ext. 212 Vermilionville.org/La-Cuisine-deMaman Full-service restaurant serving Cajun and Creole cuisine and set in a 19th century folklife and heritage park. The restaurant also caters events, which can be held in the park's performance center (available for rent). Cooking lessons also available.

Judice Inn

All burgers are served with the original Judice sauce, mustard and mayonnaise mixture with lettuce and an onion slice on the side. Extra items include adding cheese, ham or egg on top and the burgers are served with chips, not French fries. The menu also includes sandwiches on toast bread and there are plenty of drinks to choose from, including beer, and candy bars for dessert. M-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

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La Fonda

3809 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-3650 LaFonda1957.com

La Fonda of Lafayette is Acadiana's oldest Tex-Mex restaurant. Serving Tex-Mex and charbroiled steaks since 1957. Tu-W 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Th-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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La Pizzeria

3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. 160C, Lafayette (337) 989-4121 LaPizzeriaLafayette.com

La Pizzeria offers specialty pizzas, calzones, pastas, salads, sandwiches, and much more. **Gluten-free pasta and pizza and many low-carb options available including our specialty Kibbi Crust pizzas and grilled wheat crust. Check out our one-of-a-kind catering and delivery options. Su-Th 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fr-Sa 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

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La Pizzeria - Carencro

3730 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Ste. F, Lafayette (337) 886-6800 LaPizzeriaLafayette.com

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La Pizzeria offers specialty pizzas, calzones, pastas, salads, sandwiches, and much more. Gluten-free pasta and pizza and many low-carb options available including our specialty Kibbi Crust pizzas and grilled wheat crust. Check out our one-of-a-kind catering and delivery options. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa-Su 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

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110 Doucet Rd., Lafayette (337) 769-3917 MandezsGrill.com

3701 Cameron St., Lafayette (337) 261-0581 Facebook.com/Landryscafe/

Lafayette’s favorite place to enjoy great food at a reasonable price with a relaxed atmosphere! A hometown restaurant where you can watch sports and grab some delicious food along with a frozen daiquiri or a cold beer! M-Th 10:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Serving South Louisiana since 2003. Southern style cooking the way your grandmother served you from the stuffed pork roast, crawfish etouffee, and fried chicken just to name a few. A true homestyle meal. When you’re at Landry’s you’re at home. M-F 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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(337) 593-8006 https://bit.ly/2S7c1nd The best creole experience in Lafayette, Louisiana. BBQ, stuffed baked turkey wings, fried catfish, smothered orka, red beans, smothered cabbage, just to name a few of the great items on our menu. Open daily 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mon.-Sun.

340 Kaliste Saloom, Ste. C, Lafayette (337) 235-1002 MarcellosWineMarketCafe.com

McAlister's Deli

4409 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 988-3876 McAlistersDeli.com

1339 SE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 261-5253 LilDaddysBBQ.com

Lil Daddy's does best, slow cooked and down-home BBQ. Lil' Daddy's makes everything from dry rub ribs, to tender brisket, to delicious falling-off-the-bone chicken and juicy sausage. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.8 p.m.

Founded in 1989, McAlister's Deli is a restaurant chain known for sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea. In addition to dine-in and take-out, we also offer catering with a selection at sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and many more options. Su-Th 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Little River Inn

McDonald's of Acadiana 106 Oak Way Ln., Lafayette (337) 981-4800

833 E. Main St., New Iberia (337) 367-7466 GreatSeafoodAcadiana.com

Louisiana Crawfish Time

2019 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 988-2645 LACrawfishTime.com

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Fresh, inspired Sicilian and Italian cuisine. Pay only retail prices for our extensive selection of wine. Parouse the racks of wine, take a bottle to your table to enjoy with one of the best meals in Louisiana.

Lil Daddy's Bar-B-Q

A local favorite. Fine Cajun cuisine, lobster and steaks in a casual dining atmosphere overlooking the famous and historical Trappey Oak, circa 1630. Family-owned since 1932. Free parking and family-friendly. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sa 5-11 p.m.

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5445 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-4191 LAPoboys.com

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Louisiana Po Boys

Louisiana Po Boys is a po boy restaurant that serves fresh seafood, fresh sandwiches and more daily. Our restaurant's goal is to make sure you have a chance to fully enjoy your fresh po boy sandwich, fresh gumbo or fresh salad – so come see us today! We look forward to welcoming you to Louisiana Po Boys! M-Tu 11 a.m.-5 p.m., W-F 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Family owned business est. 1965, known for our delicious seafood buffet, seafood platters, crawfish dinners, gumbos, boiled crawfish & crabs. Market known for our great boudin, cracklin, smoked & fresh sausage, beef jerky, choice steaks and specialty meats. M-Th 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,5-9 p.m., F 11 a.m.2p.m., 5-10 p.m., Sa 5-10 p.m.

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3431 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 207-2553 LAPoboys.com

Serving fresh seafood, fresh sandwiches and more daily. Our restaurant’s goal is to make sure you have a chance to fully enjoy your fresh po boy sandwich, fresh gumbo or fresh salad – so come see us today! We look forward to welcoming you to Louisiana Po Boys! M-Tu 11 a.m.-5 p.m., W-F 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

445 Ridge Rd., Lafayette (337) 984-1415 LagneauxsSeafood.com

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Mel's Diner

1225 Evangeline Thrwy., Broussard; 2956 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 235-6219 TheMelsDiner.com Welcome to Mel's Diner, where the quality of food and service is excellent! A '50s atmosphere of fun, clean, efficient service. Where the customers come first like in the "Old Days." 24/7

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Nash's Restaurant & Catering 101 E. Second St., Broussard (337) 839-9333 NashsRestaurant.com

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Historical home circa 1900s with wrap around glass veranda. Third generation restaurateur award winning entrees, romantic atmosphere, casual dining family oriented. Specializing in Italian, fresh seafood, steaks. M-Th 11 a.m.3 p.m., 5-9 p.m., F 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Newk’s

4243 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Ste.110, Lafayette (337) 983-7004 Newks.com

Newk’s Eatery is a fast casual restaurant serving made from scratch food daily. Whether it’s a quick lunch or an office catering, you always get the best from Newk’s. Su-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Pamplona Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Poseidon's Greek Restaurant 103 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-9154

Poupart Bakery, Inc.

1902 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette Bistro: (337) 534-4423 100 E. Vermilion St. #130, Lafayette Bakery: (337) 232-7921 PoupartsBakery.com

POUR Restaurant & Bar

1 Degaulle Square, Lafayette (337) 981-9085 EatAtPour.com

Delicious Food. Handcrafted Spirits. Neighborhood Prices. POUR offers you a sophisticated dining experience with quick & tasty entrees as well as savory bites and refreshing, handcrafted cocktails. Come join us! Restaurant: M-Th 11 a.m.–9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Bar: M-Th 11 a.m.–11 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.–1 a.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Pete's Family Sports Restaurant 3903 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 534-8846 PetesLafayette.com

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Prejean's Restaurant

3480 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 896-3247 Prejeans.com

Capture the ambiance of French Louisiana at the award-winning Prejean's. Prejean's team of chefs prepares gold medal Cajun specialties, fresh Gulf seafood, steaks & wild game, while you enjoy live Cajun music nightly. Su-Sa 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Picante Mexican Restaurant 3235 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 896-1200 PicantesRestaurant.com

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240 Tubing Rd., Broussard (337) 837-4011 GreatSeafoodAcadiana.com

A real French bakery. Hours vary by location.

Hemingway, bullfighting, and flamenco married with superior Spanish wines and luscious small bites fashion a sophisticated culinary oasis in Downtown Lafayette. Cocktail hour all day Wednesday and Tu-F 2-7 p.m. We cater!

Acadiana's freshest and most authentic Mexican food. Open 7 days a week. Happy hour Monday-Thursday and all-day Friday. Lafayette's best karaoke Saturday at 9 p.m. Live, local entertainment Wednesday and Friday at 7 p.m. Vegetarian and gluten-free menus available. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Poor Boy's Riverside Inn

When you want authentic Greek cuisine in the Acadiana area, you head to Poseidon’s Greek Restaurant. M 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tu-Th 5-9 p.m., F-Sa 5-9:30 p.m.

218 W. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette (337) 235-8165 OldeTymeGrocery.com

631 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 232-0070 PamplonaTapas.com

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3015-A Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-2108 Poches.com

A local favorite! Authentic Cajun cuisine, Gulf and local seafood, steaks and live Maine lobster. Full bar, family-friendly and free parking. Third generation owners since 1932. A hidden treasure nestled in a beautiful setting. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sa 5-11 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Olde Tyme Grocery

All-American burgers, po-boys, wraps & more! Daily lunch specials. Private party rooms at no charge and 37 TVs. We serve the coolest beer in town! Arcades for the kids & adults! Open since 1968, “Because We Do It Right!” M-Su 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Poche's Market & Restaurant Daily plate lunches served 10 a.m.2 p.m. Specialty meats, boudin, cracklin, deboned stuffed chickens and turduckens.

2303 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-4181 OfficeHoursLafayette.com

Olde Tyme has been making poor boys famous since 1982. Serving Acadiana delicious seafood & meat poor boys with a side of Cajun atmosphere. M-F 8 a.m.–10 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

5409 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 706-7631 219 St Nazaire Rd. G, Broussard (337) 330-4432 PizzaArtista.com

A healthier option in pizza. You can have your favorite combination of toppings for $8.99. We offer over 80+ ingredients to choose from. Su-Th 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m., F - Sa 10:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Office Hours Sandwich Shop We've got the great food you expect from South Louisiana, and the friendly service you deserve. Our menu includes daily plate lunches, homemade burgers, delicious sandwiches, awesome po-boys and crisp, fresh salads. With our help, you won’t have to go hungry all day! M-F 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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R & M's Boiling Point

6308 Hwy 90 W., New Iberia (337) 365-7596 RAndMsBoilingPoint.com

R & M's Boiling Point is a family restaurant specializing in Cajun cuisine! We offer a full menu of boiled, fried and grilled seafood. M-Th 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m., F 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sa 3:30-10 p.m., Su 3:30-9:30 p.m.

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Rachael's Cafe

Rachael’s Café offers a delicious selection of healthy items that are gluten free and low in carbohydrates, so diners don’t have to sacrifice down-home flavor for healthy. Serving up a great selection of Cajun dishes, many of which feature South Louisiana’s abundant and delicious seafood. M - Sa 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5- 8:00 p.m.

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402 Guilbeau Rd., Lafayette (337) 981-4918 306 E. Willow St., Lafayette (337) 232-3782 RickeyMechesDonuts.com

104 B Republic Ave., Lafayette (337) 504-4625 RachaelsSeafood.com

We proudly serve donuts, kolaches and kingcakes. Hours vary by location.

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806 I-10 Frontage Rd., Ste. A, Scott (337) 456-8026 Rochettos.com

Italian Pizzeria with Cajun Flare, Full Italian menu, authentic Italian recipes along with a few menu items that have Cajun influences. Sa-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m., F-10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Randol's Cajun Restaurant

2320 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 981-7080 Randols.com

Romacelli Bistro E Vino

Two steppin', toe tappin', taste temptin'. Good times, good food, good music. Where the young & the old "Laissez les bons temps rouler". Su-Th 5-9:30 p.m., F-Sa 5-10:30 p.m.

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220 Prescott Blvd. Ste. 100, Youngsville (337) 451-6198 505 W Pont Des Mouton Rd. #100, Lafayette (337) 706-7574 115 Stonemont Rd., Lafayette (337) 988-9790 Romacelli.com

Renaissance Market & Brasserie

902 Harding St., Lafayette (337) 234-1116 Renaissance-Market.com

Romacelli is locally owned and operated with a passion for serving fresh Italian Mediterranean cuisine at a great value. We are proud to offer a family friendly atmosphere with patios that are the perfect place to relax and unwind with someone special. Hours vary by location.

Located in the Oil Center in Lafayette, Louisiana, Renaissance Market is known for their fine French antiques, home decor, home fragrances, religious gifts, jewelry, women's apparel, delicious food, wines and more. M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Rêve Coffee Roasters

200 A Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-8336 ReveCoffeeRoasters.com

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1042 Camellia Blvd Ste #6, Lafayette 337-889-5782 TheLabExperience.com

The Lab is an experience, an adventure and a place to find comfort. We feature coffee roasters from around the US along with an impressive array of teas (40+) and a unique hybrid of ice cream / gelato that is called Cold Sweet Cream.

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Rice Palace, Inc.

2015 N. Cherokee Dr., Crowley (337) 783-3001 RicePalace.com

Restaurant with seafood and Cajun food, casino, and truck stop.

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Riché's Ynot Stop

6920 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Broussard (337) 837-1896

We are a family-owned convenience store focusing on cleanliness, great food and customer service. We are excited to bring a new addition to the Broussard/Lafayette community. 24/7

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2605 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 989-9909 101 Sabal Palms Row, Youngsville (337) 856-5151 4102 N University Ave., Carencro (337) 565-4262

Ruffino's on the River

921 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette (337) 706-7333 RuffinosLafayette.com

Ruffino's on the River is a family friendly, fine dining restaurant. We are best known for our tender, delicious steaks and fresh seafood. We offer private dining, offsite catering, cooking classes and wine dinners. Voted "Best New Restaurant" and "Best Date Night" location. M-Th 4:30-10 p.m., Fr-Sa 4:30-11 p.m. Su 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Need a drink? Our contemporary café serves in-house roasted coffee, iced coffee, local probiotic and regular sodas, specialty espresso drinks, house baked pastries, and a fun take on ice cream, Cold Sweet Creams. M-W 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Th-F 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

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Rusted Rooster

105 Saint Landry St., Lafayette (337) 534-4135 RustedRoosterLA.com

Comfort food with a Fresh Southern Flair. What started out as one man’s mission to open a neighborhood eatery has truly become a community affair. M-Fr 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

620 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-6123 RuthsChris.com

Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business luncheon on a Friday or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs. Our Lafayette steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere. M 5-9:30 p.m., Tu-Th, Sa 5-10 p.m., F 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 4-9 p.m., HAPPY HOUR 4-7 p.m.

Saigon Noodles

2865 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. #107, Lafayette (337) 305-1591 SaigonNoodlesLafayette.com

Saigon Noodles is a great family dining destination for Vietnamese lunch or dinner, featuring moderate pricing, friendly guest service and dishes always made fresh when ordered. M-Sa 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

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407 Brook Ave., Lafayette (337) 534-8112 SaintStreetInn.com

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Southern Louisiana restaurant located in downtown Lafayette next to Rock'n'Bowl®. Includes dining in The Vault® which holds our most special reserve wine collection. W-Su 11 a.m- till

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Sandra's Cafe & Health Food Store

Serving Authentic Louisiana Seafood, Poboys, & Fresh Oysters! Join us for boiled seafood, specialty poboys, salads, wraps, and of course, Gulf oysters just the way you like them! Located along the train tracks in the art district of Scott. M-Th 11a.m.-9p.m.; F-Sa 11a.m.-10p.m.

The family-owned restaurant serves up unique sandwiches, paninis and wraps as well as homemade soups and fresh salads. M-Fr 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2p.m.

Social Southern Table & Bar

5545 Cameron St., Scott (337) 889-5993 SuperTaters14.com

With at least 100+ mix and match combinations of fresh cheeses, fresh veggies, fresh meats, tater sauces and other add-ins/toppings you can go MONTHS without eating the same SUPER tater mix/match up more than once! M-Sa 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Spoonbill Watering Hole & Restaurant 900 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-0585 SpoonbillRestaurant.com

Tastes like good times! Downtown Lafayette restaurant serving a variety of plates ranging from fresh gulf seafood to one of the best burgers in Lafayette. Patio seating is perfect for drinking local beer, cocktails as well as tiki drinks while catching up with friends. Tu 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; W-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; F 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m-11 p.m.; Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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2801 Johnston St., Lafayette; 103 Centre Sarcelle Blvd., Youngsville TwinsBurgersAndSweets.com

1001 Saint Mary St., Scott (337) 504-2285 UncleTsOysterBar.com

112 Arnould Blvd., Lafayette (337) 233-7476 SirosBistro.com

Super Taters & More

Twin's Burgers and Sweets

Uncle T’s Oyster Bar

Siro's Bistro

There are great restaurants in Lafayette and fabulous bars as well, but Social Southern Table & Bar combines the two, offering a hip, innovative place to enjoy locally sourced cuisine, hand-crafted specialty cocktails and real Southern hospitality. Su 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Tu-Sa 11 a.m.10 p.m.

412 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 234-3474

Twin's is a fast, casual burger restaurant with a bakery. We serve burgers, fries, hotdogs, salads, and a variety of cookies, petit fours, cupcakes, and other sweets. M-Sa 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sandra's has a wide variety of vitamins, supplements, natural and organic foods, groceries and produce to choose from. We also have a café that serves healthy meals made with clean ingredients. M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

3901 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 456-3274 SocialSouthern.com

Tsunami Sushi

Fine dining Japanese grill and sushi bar. Tu-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

111 Rena Dr., Lafayette (337) 988-0108 SandrasCafeandHealthFood.com

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1011 E. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 534-0173 Tribe Collective is an amalgam of several operations making one modern health food. M-Fr 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Sa 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saint Street Inn, delivers a great casual dining experience. Tu–Sa 11 a.m.-2 p.m., W– Sa 5-10 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-10 p.m.

905 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-8880 TheSainteMarie.com

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Veronica's Cafe

302 Hector Connoly Rd., Carencro (337) 565-2301 Local, family-owned and operated cafe, serving Cajun creole daily plate lunch specials along with a grill menu including hamburgers, poboys, seafood, salads and wraps. BBQ is served on Sundays, seafood on Fridays, and a great assortment of delectable soul food Monday Thursday. Su-Fr 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar 2336 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 706-7433 Walk-Ons.com

Walk-On's is the place to go for a good time and great food! It's the perfect place to grab a bite or a beer, bring the family out to dinner, party with your friends or head to before, during or after the game.

Wing Fingers

1043 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 484-1183 MyWingFingers.com Wing Fingers offers boneless wings with sauce options that include hot honey, bourbon barbecue, lemon pepper, curry, buffalo and strawbenero. In addition to wings, Finger Wings also serves burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries, mozzarella sticks and fried jalapenos. Su-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-2 a.m.

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3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Ste 135C, Lafayette (337) 406-9387 512 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley (337) 406-9387 215 West Mills Ave., Breaux Bridge (337) 442-1704 100 N Michaud Rd., Carencro (337) 896-7391 650 West Laurel Ave., Eunice (337) 466-7337 4100 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 704-0344 1315 Camellia Blvd., Ste. 300, Lafayette – River Ranch (337) 704-9387 2728 West Pinhook Rd., Lafayette – Verot (337) 234-4333 3215 E Milton Ave., Youngsville (337) 857-5834 1103 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette, LA (337) 269-1434 271 E Lewis St., Lafayette – UL Lafayette (337) 456-7969 ZeusCafe.com

Feed & Seed is a non-smoking, uniquely decorated warehouse bar with lounge seating, a large wooden dance floor and an outdoor patio area.

Legends Annex

110 Polk St., Lafayette (337) 504-3252 LegendsOfLafayette.com

Legends is a fun, social, friendly environment that has a little something for everyone to enjoy. It’s the home of our legendary burgers, wraps, quesadillas and it’s built to last, thanks to our legendary staff! Proudly serving Lafayette since 2003 and looking forward to serving you. M 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Tu-Sa 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

Tap Room, The

201 Settlers Trace Blvd. #4001, Lafayette (337) 984-9280 LATapRoom.com

Zeus has deep roots that embrace the unique Mediterranean cuisine and culture native to the Balbeisi Brothers Restaurant Group, married carefully to the flavors of Louisiana that they have lovingly embraced. Hours vary by location.

Beer lovers will adore The Tap Room in River Ranch with its 40 beers on tap, many of which are locally brewed. But that’s not all. The bar-restaurant also serves up craft cocktails, gourmet hot dogs and artisan flatbreads. M-Th 3 p.m.-2 a.m., F-Sa 12 p.m.2 a.m., Su 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

Zuhause Bakery & Coffee 6774 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 706-8033 ZuhauseBakery.com

Warehouse Five Three Five/ Rhum Room

Lafayette’s premier German bakery! Made fresh in-house daily, our pastries, cakes & gelatos are sure to make you feel “at home”! Drive Thru available! M-Closed, Tu-Th 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Fr 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Su 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

535 Garfield St., Lafayette (337) 534-4507 Warehouse535.com

Warehouse 535 is a multi-use facility located in the Freetown neighborhood near downtown Lafayette. This 75-year-old warehouse has been renovated into a unique space to host a plethora of special events.

NIGHTLIFE & BARS Blue Moon Saloon

215 E. Convent St., Lafayette (337) 234-2422 BlueMoonPresents.com

One of America's premier venues for roots music from around the world. This world-famous honky tonk is a home-grown place where all kinds and sizes are welcome, the Saloon is more than a venue or a gig. It has become a meeting place where all rub elbows, dance, and drink a few.

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537 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-4612 WurstBiergarten.com

The Wurst Biergarten is a catered park, specialty event facility and year-round open-air market located in the heart of Downtown Lafayette. Visitors and locals can grab food and beverages in a family-friendly and pet-friendly atmosphere. M-W 5 p.m.-Midnight, Th-Sa 11 a.m.2 a.m., Su Noon-Midnight

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Cajun Country is world-famous when it comes to food. While we’re known for savory specialties like boudin, crawfish and jambalaya, Cajuns also have a pretty serious sweet tooth. No Acadiana meal is complete without indulging in dessert. Here are a few sweet treats everyone in the family will enjoy.

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Louisiana Sno Balls

This ice-cold treat is the perfect antidote to a hot summer day. Invented by a New Orleans man in the 1930s, sno balls remain a statewide staple. Louisiana harvests literally tons of sugar each year, and pure cane syrup is what makes sno balls so good. Open from April to September, Murph’s Olde Tyme Snowball Stand is a local favorite, located near the University of Louisiana. (218 W. Saint Mary Blvd.) Open year-round, Cajun Sno is so popular, lines start forming right after the school bell rings. Sno balls even come stuffed with Blue Bell ice cream for the ultimate brain freeze. (4303 Johnston St.)

King Cake

Popular at Mardi Gras, these divine pastries are a must on any trip to Louisiana. Even if you’re not here for Carnival Season, you can special order king cakes year-round, usually with a 48-hour notice. Stop into Poupart’s Bakery, founded in 1967 by French native Francois Poupart, for a wonderful selection of pastries year-round as well as a traditional French-style king cake. (100 E. Vermilion St.; 102 W. Pinhook Road). Another heavy hitter, Keller’s Bakery has roots dating back to 1895 when Victor Keller opened the family’s first bakery in nearby Abbeville. Now located in downtown Lafayette, Keller’s produces homemade treats as well as hundreds of king cakes each day during Mardi Gras. (1012 Jefferson St.)

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Beignets

17th-century French settlers brought beignets with them to Acadia, Canada and then later to Louisiana where they eventually landed. The square-shaped, deep-fried airy doughnut topped with powered sugar is ideal for breakfast or an anytime treat. You can enjoy beignets under the oak trees Saturday mornings at The Lafayette Farmers & Artisans Market, where they’re made to order. (2913 Johnston St.) Local breakfast joint T Coons is another go-to spot for warm beignets that are finger-licking good. (1900 W. Pinhook Road)

Doughnuts

Lafayette folks are fiercely loyal when it comes to their hometown doughnut shops. Locals brag that Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts wouldn’t dare open shop here because they wouldn’t make it. Two popular stops are Meche’s Donuts (rickeymechesdonutking.com) and Cajun Market Donut Company (cajunmarketdonut.com), both with multiple locations. Opened in the late ‘60s, the

Original Rickey Meche’s Donut King is more popular than ever, serving fresh doughnuts, king cakes and kolaches. Cajun Market Donut Company serves more than a dozen types of doughnuts and doughnut holes including maple bacon, turtle and Bavarian cream.

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Ice Cream

There’s nothing sweeter than nostalgia, and Borden’s dishes out plenty. The last remaining Borden’s shop in the world, the downtown Lafayette landmark has been popular since 1940. Patrons can choose from two dozen flavors of ice cream and sherbet plus hand-spun milkshakes, malts and even cold Borden’s milk right out the machine. (1103 Jefferson St.) A block down the street is Carpe Diem, a gelato and espresso bar that’s the perfect pick-me-up for both kids and parents. (812 Jefferson St.) Known for their burgers since 1947, Judice Inn’s milkshakes are also not to be missed, served in the family-owned casual diner. (3134 Johnston St.)

Lagniappe

Still hungry for more? For something a little extra, head to locally owned Lolli’s Chocolates, tucked into the Lafayette Oil Center near the Girard Park playground. Beautifully packaged chocolates make the sweetest souvenir for loved ones back home, or just go ahead and enjoy a chocolate-covered Oreo right on the spot. (1116 Coolidge St.) Indulge at Parc Lafayette is located right beside a shaded playground and splashpad in an upscale shopping center. It bills itself as Lafayette’s only dessert restaurant offering an assortment of pies, cakes, brownies, cookies and more. (1921 Kaliste Saloom Road) Two miles south of Acadiana Mall, Zuhause Bakery is worth the drive. The owners lived in Germany for more than 25 years and serve everything from apple strudel to beignet donuts. (6774 Johnston St.)

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SHOPPING

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Shop Acadian House Publishing

100 Asma Blvd., Ste. 395, Lafayette (337) 235-8851 AcadianHouse.com Acadian House Publishing publishes south Louisiana regional books: Cajun and Creole cookbooks, biographies, and profiles of places of interest to tourists. Our books make great souvenirs or gifts to those visiting Louisiana. M-Th 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Acadiana Food Hub

1811 N. University Ave., Ste. 103 C, Lafayette (337) 277-3854 AcadianaFoodHub.com Our mission is to provide an affordable place for food entrepreneurs to scale up their production and provide the infrastructure for the aggregation and distribution of local produce.

Acadiana Mall

5725 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-8242 Acadiana-Mall.com Acadiana Mall is the premier shopping mall in Lafayette, LA featuring more than 100 of your favorite stores. The mall is situated at the intersection of Johnston St. and Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., approximately five miles south of I-10. M-Sa 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Su Noon-6 p.m.

Beaver Club of Lafayette/Cajun Men Cook Cookbook P.O. Box 2744, Lafayette CajunMenCook.com

Popular, award-winning Cajun cookbook in 8th printing. Available in area stores as well as direct shipping throughout the U.S.

Bernard Studio & Gallery 2823 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 654-7596 BernardStudio.com

Bernard Studio and Gallery features art that covers the walls and it has a unique line of T-shirts, fine art prints and other items that make great gifts. Tu-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Best Stop Supermarket 615 Hwy. 93 N., Scott (337) 233-5805 BestStopInScott.com

Cajun meat market specializing in Cajun specialty meats and boudin. Voted: "Best Boudin & Cracklin'" 16 years running. M-Sa 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Su 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Billeaud’s Meat & Grocery 111 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 837-6825 Billeauds.com

Locally owned and operated since 1889. Homemade boudin, cracklin, chili dogs, and specialty meats. M-Sa 6:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m., Su 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Cane River Pecan Company 254 W. Main St., New Iberia 1-800-293-8710 CaneRiverPecan.com

Specializing in premium pecan gifts for the holiday season. We also feature a wholesale/ grocery sales division and fundraising sales division.

Express Frames Quality Picture Framing

4510 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Ste. L, Lafayette (337) 989-1911 Custom picture framing, mirrors, original, posters, prints, LSU and UL Lafayette prints. Large selection of festival posters. M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Genterie Supply Company 408 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 401-3833 Genterie.com

We are a retail store specializing in clothing and exceptional objects. Our customers appreciate a good story and good taste. Su-Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Lafayette Jockey Lot Flea Market 3011 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 236-3532 LafayetteJockeyLot.com

Large open air flea market with indoor and outdoors sales. Area merchandise from all categories, old and new crafts and collectibles. Breakfast and lunch served. Cajun food as well as fast food with fun flea market desserts. Sa-Su 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lafayette Shooters Wilderness & Western Wear

3520 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 988-1193 LafayetteShooters.com A family run business founded by Russell P. Jackson in 1967. The store offers the largest firearm selection in South Louisiana, archery equipment, outdoor apparel, sportswear

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Lagniappe Antiques Etc.

124 W. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge (337) 507-2036 BreauxBridgeAntiques.com Fun shopping and southern hospitality in 17,000 sq. ft. unique market. American, French, & English antiques, primitives & quirky collectibles with fine, primitive and recycled art. Seminars, classes, special events and an Italian restaurant. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

Louisiana Hot Stuff

4409 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Ste. 200, Lafayette (337) 981-3132 LouisianaHotStuff.com Celebrating 20 years in business, Louisiana Hot Stuff is a specialty gift store located in the heart of Acadiana. We offer a variety of local favorites including music, art, food products, collegiate apparel, souvenirs & more. Su 12-5 p.m.; M-F 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Louisiana Marketshops at the 115

2942-C Grand Point Rd., Henderson (337) 501-6022 LouisianaMarketshops.wordpress.com Over 300 local artists and Louisiana products. 3,000 sq. ft. of art, fine craft, antiques, collectibles, tee shirts, gifts, music, and souvenirs. I-10 exit #115 - next to Landry's. Pass a good time and "Bayou some Louisiana stuff". Th-M 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Louisiana Tax Free Shopping 900 Airline Dr., 2nd Floor, Kenner (504) 467-0723 LouisianaTaxFree.com

This program provides international visitors a tax refund on shopping done within the state at over 1,500 member stores statewide. Visitors can apply for cash refunds at six locations throughout the state: Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport/Bossier and three within the Greater New Orleans area. M-Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

Marcello's Wine Market

Pieces of Eight

902 Coolidge Blvd., Lafayette (337) 232-8827 PiecesOfEightGifts.com Pieces of Eight is a family owned business that opened in 1971. We offer fine gifts and accessories, tabletop and bridal registry, as well as stationery and fine invitations. M-F 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sa 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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and footwear. Visit our premier hunting and outdoor specialty store and experience a true Sportsman’s Paradise. M-Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Su Noon-6 p.m.

Rodrigue Studio

1434 S. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-3274 GeorgeRodrigue.com Original paintings and prints by artist George Rodrigue, featuring the Cajuns and the Blue Dog. W 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 12:30-5 p.m.

Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery 219 E. Vermilion, Lafayette (337) 266-7999 LouisianaCrafts.org

Fine craft gallery featuring the work of Louisiana Craft Guild members in both traditional and contemporary pottery, blown glass, wood and metal sculptures, baskets, dyed silk, jewelry, recycled art and fine furniture. 2nd Saturday ArtWalk. Tu-F 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

South College Center

Corner of Johnston St. & South College Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-2003 SouthCollegeCenter.com Services include: banking, bowling center, food, furniture, clothing, audio & video, shoe repair, hair salon, jewelry, packing & shipping pet spa & boutique, imprint shop, nail salon, gifts & much more. Daily 9 a.m.-midnight

Wurst Art Market

537 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 501-4147 SouthCollegeCenter.com Artisan Market at the Wurst Biergarten. Bringing you a full art market every Friday and Saturady.

2800 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 264-9520 We are a full service retail wine and spirits business. "Cool Room" for fine wines. Very large selection of bourbons, scotches and other fine whiskeys. We also have a full selection of homebrew supplies. M-Sa 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Pack & Paddle

601 E. Pinhook Rd.,Lafayette (337) 232-5854 PackPaddle.com Pack & Paddle is a resource for the local forests, swamps that make Louisiana a special place for the outdoor enthusiast. We invite you to come by today to experience what will surely be a unique shopping experience. M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

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How To

Get There TRANSPORTATION: AIR Lafayette Regional Airport 200 Terminal Dr., Lafayette (337) 266-4401 LFTAirport.com

Lafayette Regional Airport provides aviation services to commercial airlines and general aviation customers. Three airlines - American, Delta and United operate at LFT. Landmark Aviation provides general aviation services. 4:30 a.m. until last flight of the day/7 days a week

TRANSPORTATION: AUTO RENTALS Auto Rental, Etc.

TRANSPORTATION: CHARTER VEHICLES Hotard Coaches

958 Bird Song Rd., Lafayette (800) 356-6831 CalcoHotard.com Hotard Coaches, Inc. has evolved from two family owned businesses, Hotard Bus Line and Calco Travel, to the leading transportation company in the Gulf South Region. Hotard provides customers with over 80 years of experience in the hospitality industry, offering local charter services as well as multi-day road trips nationwide. Our fleet consists of late-model luxury motorcoaches, including ADA accessible. M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

401 E. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-1282 AutoRentalLafayette.com

Limousines, Ltd.

Specializing in truck & van rentals. Also renting high end luxury vehicles.

(337) 896-8966 LimousinesLtd.com

M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Limousines, Ltd. provides safe, reliable, and professional chauffeured transportation to and from anywhere in Acadiana/Louisiana. On call 24/7

2920 N. University Ave., Lafayette

Louisiana Motor Coach, Inc. 3912 4th St., Marrero (504) 343-1400 LouisianaMotorcoach.com

At Louisiana Motor Coach, our philosophy is simple. "Deliver the highest quality customer service, in the safest manner, at the most reasonable price". Delivering that service is how Louisiana Motor Coach is set apart from the others. M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa-Su Manager on Duty

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JUL 1,7,8,11,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,31 – Acadiana Cane Cutter’s Baseball. Fabacher Field, 221 La Neuville Rd., Youngsville. 337-451-6582, CaneCuttersBaseball.com. JUL 3 – Uncle Sam’s Jam. Parc International, 200 Garfield St., Downtown Lafayette. Facebook.com/ LafayetteDowntown. JUL 3 – Independence Celebration. Sugar Mill Pond, 101 Waterview Rd., Youngsville. 337-216-6544, SouthernLifestyleDevelopment.com. JUL 4 – Fireworks on the River. Nall Park, 562 Front St., Krotz Springs. 337-566-2322, CajunTravel.com. JUL 4 – Fourth of July Fireworks Show. Eunice Recreation Complex, 461 Sittig St., Eunice. 337-457-7389, CajunTravel.com. JUL 4 – New Iberia Fourth of July Parade. Historic Downtown/Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St., New Iberia. 337-344-9397, IberiaTravel.com.

AUG 15 – National Day of the Acadians. Acadian Memorial, 121 S New Market St., St. Martinville. 337-394-2258, AcadianMemorial.org. AUG 15-17 – Le Cajun French Music Festival and Awards Show. 8/15: La Poussiere, Breaux Bridge. 8/16-17: Rayne Civic Center, 210 Frog Festival Dr., Rayne. 281-256-3097, CajunFrenchMusic.org. AUG 17 – Games of Acadiana. Cajundome and Convention Center, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. 337-984-1920, MilesPerret.org. AUG 29-SEP 2 – Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival. Lawrence Park, Downtown Historic District. Morgan City. 985-385-0703, CajunCoast.com. AUG 31 – Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival. Trail Ride: Zydeco Festival Park, 457 Zydeco Rd., Plaisance. (Off Highway 167 North) Live Music: Yambilee Building, 1939 W Landry St., Opelousas. 337-290-6048, CajunTravel.com.

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AUG 31 – Zydeco Breakfast Under the Oaks. St. Landry Parish Courthouse, 118 S Court St., Opelousas. 337-948-6263, CajunTravel.com.

JUL 6 – Lebeau Zydeco Festival. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 103 Lebeau Church Rd., Lebeau. AUG 31- SEPT 2 – Labor Day Fishing Rodeo. 337-351-3902, CajunTravel.com. Cypremort Point State Park, 306 Beach Ln. 337-364-7301. JUL 12-13 – Bayou BBQ Bash. Downtown, Morgan City. 985-384-3830. SEPTEMBER 2019 JUL 20 – Petite Tour du Teche V. Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux, 251 E Bridge St., Breaux Bridge. 337-789-0319, CajunTravel.com. JUL 26-28 – Louisiana Outdoor Expo. Cajundome & Convention Center, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. 337-265-2100, LAOutdoorExpo.com. JUL 27-28 – DSRA Drag Boat Racing. Morgan City, 985-380-8224, DeepSouthRacing.net.

JUL 27 – Gulf Brew. Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston St., Lafayette. 337-233-7060, AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org. JUL 27 – Annual Southwest Louisiana

Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe Festival. 828 E Landry St., Opelousas.

337-246-0718, CajunTravel.com.

JUL 28 – Acadian Day of Remembrance. 121 S New Market St., St. Martinville. 337-394-2258, AcadianMemorial.org.

AUGUST 2019 AUG 1,2,3,4 – Acadiana Cane Cutter’s Baseball. Fabacher Field, 221 La

WEDNESDAYS – Mercredi Show. Pelican Park, 110 Softball Dr., Carencro. Facebook. com/MercrediShow. THURSDAYS – Rhythms on the River. River Ranch Town Square, 1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette. 337-216-6529, RiverRanchDevelopment.com. THURSDAYS – Sounds in the Square Fall Series. 2 S Magdalen Sq., Abbeville. 337-893-8550, 337-893-4110. FRIDAYS – Bach Lunch. Parc Sans Souci, 201 E Vermilion St., Downtown Lafayette. 337-291-5544, LafayetteScienceMuseum.org. FRIDAYS – Downtown Alive! Parc

International or Parc Sans Souci, Downtown, Lafayette. 337-291-5566, DowntownLafayette.org.

SEP 7 – Isle of Iberia’s Pork Finger Cookoff. Isle of Iberia RV Resort, New Iberia. 337-365-6197, IberiaTravel.com. SEP 7 – Rice & Gravy Cookoff. Parc Des Ponts, Breaux Bridge. 337-442-1597, CajunCountry.org.

Neuville Rd., Youngsville. 337-451-6582, CaneCuttersBaseball.com.

SEP 7, 14 – UL Football Game. Cajun Field, 2351 W Congress St., Lafayette. 337-265-2100, RaginCajuns.com.

AUG 1-3 – Iberia Film Festival. Essanee Theater. 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. 337-256-1938, IberiaFilmFestival.com.

SEPT 9 – Annual Soiree Royale-Acadiana Chef’s Competition. Evangeline Downs,

AUG 10-11 – Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show. Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette. 985-624-8577, CAPGunShows.com.

2235 Creswell Ln., Opelousas. CajunTravel.com.

SEPT 15 – Cajun French Music Festival. La Louisiane Banquet Hall. New Iberia. 337-277-1188, IberiaTravel.com.

AUG 11 – Acadian Culture Day. Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette. 337-233-4077, Vermilionville.org. AUG 14-18 – Delcambre Shrimp Festival. Shrimp Festival Grounds, 409 E Main St., Delcambre. 337-685-2653, ShrimpFestival.net.

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