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The French Press

214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
+1 337-233-9449
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (70 reviews)
“grillades” (15 reviews)
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214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent food, we were lucky to walk in and get a table. It took over an hour to get our food, it was delicious, but the wait was sooooo long. Usually their is a line out the door. Service was okay. It a trendy place.

Thank southerngirl101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here yesterday. Stylish shabby chic decor, friendly and helpful waitress and brilliant food - fresh, tasty, generous servings. If I lived in Lafayette I would eat here every day.

Thank lindabuckers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best eva!!!! The mimosas was cold!! The Waiter was great!!! Food took awhile , but it was pipping hot, which is always a plus!!!!

Thank bcandela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had gumbo and found it amazingly favorable. The bloody mary with pickled okra was fun too. Even the bread was exceptional. We had a wonderful experience and I like how they have interesting breakfasts and allow you to order lunch food at breakfast time.

Thank meandros
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We are locals and just had The French Press for brunch for the first time as it came highly recommended! It's such a cute little place, we had a great waitress, the food was great, and so were the drinks! I had the stuffed French...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I have favorably reviewed The French Press before. Their Sunday morning brunch is one of the best. They don't take reservations, so you can expect a long wait. However, this past Sunday the wait was a little longer, and that was Ok. After being seated...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was the second time my husband and I ate breakfast here, and we had the exact same meal as last time. The standard of excellence at this restaurant is high, and we were not disappointed. Although some people complain about the service, as a...More

1  Thank Moto2019
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Although we were seated second, we received our water long after every other table. Be careful when ordering. I've always ordered the breakfast sandwich on a wrap. The waiter mentioned the menu prices have changed, but the menu is not updated. Now avocado will be...More

1  Thank cajunfoodiegirl
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Drove around three times and then stopped in a wonderful art gallery to ask for directions. "Across the street." We were quickly seated. Thst was the end of efficiency. Our glasses were refilled 4 times and my husband's food came out atleast 15 minutes before...More

Thank toni t
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Eaten here several times over last few months. Closed for supper, but open for breakfast and lunch. Love their fried chicken and waffles. The place is a bit noisy when full. Special events at night are what this place really does best at. Good food.

Thank TheDotdog
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3 July 2016|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations .. Go early .. Always a line but worth the wait !
3 July 2016|
Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
No reservations

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
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This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.
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