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Picante Mexican Restaurant

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3235 NW Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507-3537
+1 337-896-1200
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Carencro, Louisiana
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good fresh Mexican with a twist of Cajun thrown in. Must have the table side guacamole, best in town!

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Thank Reauxroy
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

Food was delicious, service was great and they had Televisions up to enjoy Saturday Brunch with College Football.

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Thank Chris M
Lafayette, Louisiana
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

If you want the best guacamole made fresh at your table, this is the place. The service was exceptional. We weren't realy hungry but wanted to do something light so that is what brought us here. The guacamole is by far the best we have ever had. The ingredients were fresh and that makes a big difference. They will season... More 

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Thank glenn v
El Dorado, Arkansas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Less than stellar Mexican food. A few of the dishes are unique (crawfish soup is tasty), but mostly average and overpriced. We still go here occasionally, but not the best Mexican in town.

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Thank Kelly H
Lafayette, LA
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

My Family and I have been going to Picante's Mexican Restaurant since the opening. Everyone there is warm and helpful. Food is good and atmosphere is happy and carefree. Go by and give it a try .....

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Thank happybren52
Chris C, Manager at Picante Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we really appreciate your continued patronage! Can't wait to have you back in soon! More 

San Diego
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Great place to meet up with friends enjoy dinner then off to dancing and fun karaoke was an added plus so much fun

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Thank Kent R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

The food was horrible. I didn't know it was possible to mess up nachos and quesadillas. Also, there was a hair in our food. Never going back.

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Thank cajun111
Chris C, Owner at Picante Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. On behalf of Picante, I want to personally apologize for your most recent experience dining with us. Cleanliness is a priority for us and we are extremely sorry for the experience that you had. Additionally, our nachos and quesadillas are usually a hit with our customers but it looks like we missed... More 

Louisiana
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

We placed an order for a party of three to-go. Person on the phone was polite, our order was ready promptly. Taco Salad with no olives- great, Chimi Gigante- very large portion (as the name implies) and was great, and awesome Beef Flautas. We also got Flan and the Sopapillas which were both excellent. It was a late lunch order-... More 

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Thank TraceyCats
Chris C, Owner at Picante Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Tracey - Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your patronage! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your food and had a great experience with us. We hope to have you in again soon! More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

They serve the freshest homemade tortilla chips with a fantastic cheese queso dip. Saturday night Karoke is a must if in the area.

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Thank formetoday
Chris C, Owner at Picante Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and your kind words! We love to hear that you enjoy our Chips & Queso (we do too!). We hope to have you in again soon! More 

Louisiana
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206 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

For the location it's really the only choice for Mexican food. The service is hit or miss - we've had decent servers and we've had ones who were clueless. Fajitas are ok. Tamales are good. Cheese enchiladas are good. Salsa is good. It's an average restaurant.

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Thank AH1999

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3235 NW Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507-3537
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-896-1200

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