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₹₹₹₹American, Cajun & Creole,
629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961
+1 985-892-3712
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice soup” (24 reviews)
“crab” (14 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoy Dakota's and go from time to time on special occasions or when the wife and I want to enjoy a nice adult dinner for 2. We have been here with children as well and it is good for that also, but it is...More

Thank Gil L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside, Dakota doesn't seem like much. It's located next to a Best Western right and is right off the busy 190 road. However, once inside you can forget all of that. We decided to because we had a gift card. The atmosphere is...More

Thank K8lyn-L
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I went to Dakota for the first time while visiting family. It is a lovely restaurant. The owner gave us a tuna appetizer and it was the highlight of our meal. We all really enjoyed. Thank you so much!

Thank 509patsys
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Dakota's never disappoints and consistently has some great items like the crab and brie soup is wonderful as are the chargrilled oysters. You can actually taste the oyster!! The service is exceptional - perfectly attentive but not intrusive. They will change things to meet you...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I had the chargrilled oysters, and they were good, but not Drago's good. No garlic and butter to sop up with bread. The gumbo was a substandard afterthought. Very small portion for $9. Duck and chicken were good but only one little slice of sausage,...More

Thank 1twangster
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The Dakota restaurant was a pleasant surprise. After a rather slow day a good meal was in order. I was taken aback by The Dakota. I've never heard of this place, but it is on par with any of the "named" locations around the country....More

Thank jearods
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Reservations for NYE. Fixed course menu. 3 hours for dinner to be completed. Food sent back, Slow service. The chef should be embarrassed. Staff failed as well. Good luck moving downtown. Never Again.

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful spot, a little tough to find off Rte 190 in Covington. Several New Orleans specialties including grilled oysters .... a must Great crab soup and excellent grilled mahi mahi served on a bed of grilled corn and fresh avocados yum Restaurant staff was friendly...More

Thank fkher
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This restaurant was top notch. We enjoyed the variety of unique dishes and attentive service. I am a sucker for a good cheese plate and was not disappointed. My husband had the filet and it was amazing. Our only downside is that we don't live...More

Thank dpstlto
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Enjoyed a lovely dinner at The Dakota. We were seated promptly and served a tasty Heirloom tomato relish with crostini amuse bouche, My appetizer was the foie gras creation which on this visit resembled a small toast sandwich filled with bacon strips and maybe mushrooms...More

Thank Jean C
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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.
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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961
    (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-892-3712
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