We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
+1 985-892-3712
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brie soup” (21 reviews)
“crab” (13 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
American, French, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (117)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is incredible, the atmosphere inside is very elegant, the bathrooms are clean, it is pricey, but it's definitely fine dining.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I don't mind spending money on dinner out, but when dinner for two is over $200 not including drinks and no dessert, the food should be much better than it was ad there should be more of it. Don't get me wrong the food was...More

1  Thank TheDebinator
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We have dined at Dakota many times since moving to the North Shore in the 90's. It has always been consistently good. And it was not disappointing on our recent visit for my wife's birthday. This is a good place for a special occasion. There...More

Thank Nelson T
Reviewed 25 March 2017

He venue is simple but elegant! The service is impeccable!!!! The food is absolutely incredible no matter what dish you choose! The wine selection is awesome. Be prepared to quite possibly the best Dining experience you've ever had!

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I've always liked this restaurant. The only downside is it's so quiet. If you were having a conversation the whole place can hear you. If you were looking for a quiet restaurant, this is the place to do it. I have also used the private...More

Thank DiamondDoug44
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I took a group of 20 business friends to lunch here. The atmosphere was perfect and everything was perfect. They have separate rooms to accommodate groups. You can even have dinner in the wine cellar room. The service is first class and so is the...More

Thank livininlouisiana
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wow - our first time to Dakota and what a treat. BBQ shrimp and mussels appetizer was amazing. Our table had the grouper, duck, and lamb neck, and all were cooked to perfection. The crème brule banana spilt was an interesting twist on an old...More

Thank kellycE3740BW
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Chef Paul was fantastic! I drove all the way from galveston Texas just to eat at the dakota restaurant because of my last experience. And it was without a doubt worth the drive. I am very picky and demand great service. Chef paul made me...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We were travelling from Montreal to Covington and stop for dinner to Dakota restaurant .Oysters with truffle parmesan, crabmeat on surprising brie soup, shank of lamb and cafe au lait duck : everything was really tasty and savory. Large selection of wine . Thanks enough...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I've frequented this place many many times since it opened several years ago....I believe in the late 1980's early 1990's. Every visit has been superb!!! Professional knowledgeable wait staff and the food is fabulous. Lunch always has tasty specials however, my favorite is the crabmeat...More

Thank robinup
Nearby Restaurants
Acme Oyster House
237 reviews
.96 km away
Northshore Empress
86 reviews
.22 km away
Don's Seafood
241 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Abita Brewing Company
280 reviews
5.39 km away
Fairview-Riverside State Park
33 reviews
6.44 km away
Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum
36 reviews
4.19 km away
Abita Mystery House
116 reviews
6.21 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What dress attire is accepted?
13 December 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from LiveToEatInNewOrlean | Reviewed this property |
it is not a jeans or shorts establishment. Wonderful restaurant and deserves respect! Casual Elegance is my choice! LOVE THIS PLACE.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
    (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-892-3712
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing