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) #42 of 470 Restaurants in Lafayette ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
4800 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-4836
+1 337-981-1241
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Seafood
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4800 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-4836
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

When I travel in south Louisiana, I always make it a point to stop at Dwights during the springtime for the best crawfish I have ever eaten. The atmosphere is very casual and the prices are very reasonable for the quality of the food. There...More

Thank mnelson825
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This has always been my favorite place to go for crawfish! They are always consistent, unlike a few other nearby places. The service is friendly. Their plate lunches are terrific. Whether I dine in or take out, I know I am getting delicious food! This...More

Thank Chanda O
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I had great serviced over at Dwight's. It was my first time going there. I am not a fan of crawfish; therefore, I didn't like the smell of it all over the place. However, I ordered a hamburger and fries. I loved it! The hamburger...More

Thank mfboutte
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I can't speak for anything else to eat here as the only thing I ate was the boiled crawfish but if the boiled crawfish is any indication about the other dishes offered here you are in for a treat!! We will be back to try...More

Thank Buyumama
Reviewed 14 March 2017

after a 5 hour drive to Lafayette, we were really looking for a "Cajun" fix! Dwight's IS THE SPOT! 45 minute wait on a Friday night but well worth it! Full service bar while you wait. SMOKED OYSTERS with cheese and bacon and jalepenos are...More

Thank SheriffofTexas
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Get there early if you do not want to stand in line. This is a Cafeteria style restaurant so be patient because it is worth the wait. They serve different items everyday so check out the Facebook for menus daily. The have an amazing chicken...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped in for lunch and enjoyed the crawfish etouffe and the catfish po boy. The etouffe was outstanding and a nice large portion. The catfish po boy was also very good and big! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I'm sorry we weren't...More

Thank NRMEdgmont
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome food ! Wide variety on the buffet....took my brother and they were able to fill him up ..,hot and spicy!

Thank Vicki E
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Family and friends are always welcome there with good food and very good service.I have been going for years and it has always been good.I appreciate the time they take in helping each and every customer they take care of...thanks for many years of good...More

Thank Spanaird3333
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Someone at our hotel suggested Dwights for dinner, a local Cajun place for dinner. Dwights was interesting.....! And 'rustic'. Definitely a local joint, but popular. And the food was good. My husband had a Crawfish Etouffee, a local dish, & I had a big steak,...More

Thank minxSydney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503-4836
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-981-1241
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