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The French Press

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214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
+1 337-233-9449
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07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great local place. Only local chef w a Michelin star. Great atmosphere and really fantastic breakfasts.

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Thank Michael C
Lima, Ohio
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bustling Sunday brunch on our way to Avery Island. Two of us had Praline Bacon, Chicken & Waffles, Cajun Benedict. Hands down, the best breakfast I've ever eaten. Coffee could be a bit better considering the namesake. This is the kind of place that you wouldn't find without Trip Adviser.

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East Lansing
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A line before opening is usually a good sign and it was for the French Press. We got in line about 15 minutes before opening on a Saturday morning and made the first seating, but not by much. The brunch was excellent. I am always on the lookout for interesting flavors and this place delivered. I had the breakfast sandwich... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The French Press starts with a cool look, really contemporary feeling, the servers are incredibly friendly and responsive. The food... is a variation of breakfast and lunch, fresh, delicious and a good size. If you traveling to the "French" City of Lafayette, Louisiana, this place just complete the menu of your trip. In my plate today was Fried Chicken with... More 

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Thank alexandresandrin
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was packed I thought they were giving away the food. We were seated and waitstaff moves quickly to take your order,but food comes out slow slow so have time overall it was a laid-back good experience.

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Thank Jessie N
Oxford, Mississippi
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Lafayette for a wedding. The city has really good places to eat. Thank goodness someone suggested this place for Brunch. By far the best breakfast I've ever eaten and possibly top 10 meals of my life. The praline bacon will change your life.

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Thank Rowland R
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for weekend brunch, food is delicious and uniquely Southern. Charming venue, best for couples or small groups, can get very busy the later it gets in the morning. Great evening venue for private parties.

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Thank Casey B
Shreveport, Louisiana
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited The French Press a few times now, each time thinking "maybe I caught them on a bad day." I have experienced panicked service on all three visits (which were at off-peak hours, not when they were on a wait, which they often are), long waits for food and an incredibly loud atmosphere. The food has never been bad... More 

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Thank ChrisJay318
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Super yummy breakfast on a Saturday morning is the most popular. Very nice place but if your looking for a quiet place, this isn't the place for you.

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sea cliff, ny, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went for lunch and got there late -- they close at 2 for the afternoon. The staff was gracious and took great care of us. The food was fun and really good, but don't go if you're on a diet.

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Thank Michael S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-233-9449
Description
This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?