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Don's Seafood Hut & Oyster Bar

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4309 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA 70503 (Map & Directions)
Phone: (337) 981-1141
88% say Yum
758 people voted

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Hours: open 7 days

No delivery

Credit Cards Accepted



Price Point
$$ $ - Cheap Eats (Under $10)
$$ - Moderate ($11-$25)
$$$ - Expensive ($25-$50)
$$$$ - Very Pricey (Over $50)



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Reviews of Don's Seafood Hut & Oyster Bar

james babin posted on 07/11/2014

looking for good Cajun cooking so we went to don,s on Johnston st.ordered crawfish was apparent don,s<br /> has gone the cheap route with crawfish from china.all dishes with crawfish was tough.hadn,t visited Lafayette in a long time.would not go back to don,s.

James & Lona Bourque posted on 06/18/2014

Had 1/2 fried 1/2 Etouffee crawfish plate. Fried was excellent but the Etouffee was really terrible. It was mostly water over rice with few crawfish tails. Whoever cooked that Etouffee should be ashamed and should not be in any kitchen. Wife had a crab dish and it was hard to find the crab meat in the dish. I think Jimmy needs to crack down on that chef and require him to learn how to put out a good cajun meal.

Shari posted on 02/24/2014

The crawfish bisque was outstanding!

lynn labauve posted on 10/28/2013

One visit while on vacation and we will never return.<br /> First the food was horrible. Over fried crab cakes and very expensive. Raw oysters were the only thing that was good but the charbroil sampler were shrunk down and full of bread crumb filler. Overpriced Mrs. Pauls type food. Long John Silvers would be better if they served alcohol. Go to Abbeville, La. for better seafood at reasonable prices. Forget Don's Seafood Hut in Lafayette.

Mark b posted on 03/31/2012

This was my second vist recently. 1st was for oysters my whole family ate then I wait 30 or minutes for the oysters to arrive. Then on my 2nd visit was for boil crawfish OMG after waiting and hour and a half they arrived over cook, soft, to salty couldn't eat them. So I sent them back. This place has gone down so much latly <br /> <br /> <br />

johnnycee posted on 02/10/2012

Excellent food & service. Great oysters on the half shell

Nick M. posted on 07/17/2010

Once upon a time it was good. No longer. The prices in the last year have gone up 30% and the food was terrible. Only certain dishes looked good, but overpriced. Forget the seafood platter, it should be called small platter and at $23. I ordered stuffed flounder at $18. What I got was a half of a potato and a fish pattie that looked like a cheeseburger. The shrimp and crab stuffing was only bread and there was no fish (1/4"of fish, 4" by 4", covering the bread. All hard as a rock. I had to send it back and the other dishes at our table of 8 looked so bad I did not reorder. Forget this place. Its bon temps have passed.

posted on 03/18/2010


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