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Little River Inn

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833 E Main St, New Iberia, LA 70560-3852 (Lewis)
+1 337-367-7466
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A simple restaurant in a simple town. The grilled gator was excellent as was the lump crab and the service. They have grilled an fried options of many seafoods which is nice considering most restaurants in these parts only serve fried food.

Thank windquest
Elkton, Maryland
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

the food was quite good but they seemed a little disorganized. I also thought it was overpriced for what it was. I did have grilled gator, which was nice as I am gluten free and cannot have it deep fried which is the usual way I have seen it on menus.

Thank RoniLea
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Dinner @ 9:45. Open until 11:00. Used reservation app & were greeted immediately by the hostess! We were the only couple in the place! Very quiet & great atmosphere! Food was average however we are very late! We had a wonderful service! Huge menu. Oysters on the half shell very good. We will return!

Thank Annie G
Panama City, Florida
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Where can I start came to New Iberia to tour the Tabasco factory. Stayed the evening at a very clean and friendly hotel. The very nice lady at the front desk recommend this restaurant as the best steak in town. I had the ribeye 8oz for $19.95 comes with rolls, house salad and stuffed potatoes. Started reading the reviews as... More 

Thank AnnieSamAJ
New Iberia, Louisiana
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had seperate times i came in for a lunch and dinners,too. Every time i came in they're Front wait Staff was patient,caring and wht we needed they ere to take care of us . They had smiles , plesant dining experience, and most of all customer service was # 1. Even so our meals were well done and delightfully... More 

Thank pandaguy2016
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Had dinner with some good friends that live in New Iberia. This is our favorite place to eat when I come to town. They had an awesome looking grilled flounder. Had the crawfish bisque - good dark roux, with a large stuffed crawfish head, and flavorful stuffing. I had been in New Orleans for a few days so the hamburger... More 

Thank DAPolk
New Iberia, Louisiana
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Little River Inn is a good restaurant, but can be very expensive. The food is local cuisine. The wait staff are always great. It is a good place for a special event or a get together.

Thank pmlaque
Lafayette, Louisiana
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Had a lunch there with coworkers and the atmosphere was professional, service was excellent and the food was great. Please try the seafood sale amazing!

Thank Charles S
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went out for dinner tonight. Had been here once before and it was decent and I really wanted a steak. I ordered the ribeye med rare. It was cooked rare but it was well seasoned and I'm ok with rare. However...it was horribly tuff...could cut or chew threw it. Full of silver skin / gristle and... More 

1 Thank Treaves1962
New Iberia, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The first time I ate at this restaurant the food was very good. On my second visit the gumbo contained what we think were some muscles, several small pieces of crab claw still in the shell, something chocolate brown that we think may have been shrimp and other miscellaneous pieces of nastiness. The odor of the meal was very unpleasant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 26
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 833 E Main St, New Iberia, LA 70560-3852
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Iberia
  • Phone Number: +1 337-367-7466
Starting with a snowball stand in 1932 until today, Richard & Lori Hurst are carrying on the family tradition. From St. John Street to on the River, to nestled in the woods, now with two full service restaurants, Poor Boy's Riverside Inn's and Little River Inn's seafood and steaks have remained consistently delicious for over 80 years. Richard and Lori and their loyal staff hope you taste not only delicious Cajun food, but the pride that goes into every dish! The oldest restaurants in Acadiana with a great wine and dessert selection, kid friendly and great atmosphere with a third generation husband and wife team ready to serve and where you'll always find the locals.

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