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Best American Restaurants in Lafayette

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A photo of Social Southern Table and Bar restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(808)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Booked 14 times today
At the heart of Lafayette, Louisiana, a town brimming with tantalizing dining options, Social Southern Table and Bar stands out for its inventive take on Southern cuisine. Garnering rave reviews from locals and tourists alike, this popular eatery offers a fresh perspective on traditional dishes, delighting guests with items such as a unique mac n' cheese and boudin flatbread. Reviewers frequently extol the restaurant's engaging atmosphere, attentive service, and excellent food quality. Signature dishes like the brunch burgers loaded with pimento cheese and bacon, and the smoked fried chicken, receive special mention. Social Southern Table and Bar's widespread acclaim affirms its position as the go-to dining spot for those seeking a memorable Southern culinary experience in Lafayette.
A photo of Park Bistro restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(194)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Booked 16 times today
Park Bistro is a praise-worthy restaurant, known for its excellent American cuisine. Nested in an intimate and warm atmosphere, this eatery offers an extraordinary dining experience. Numerous reviews highlight the exceptionally good food and service. Standout dishes such as the ricotta gnocchi and the risotto balls appetizer have received rave reviews, while other culinary delights served include roasted beets, blistered Brussel sprouts, and the unforgettable potato gnocchi with ragu. The ambiance has been described as quaint and romantic, making it a favorite spot for date nights. With its impeccably executed dishes and top-notch service, Park Bistro is a fantastic representative of American cuisine.
A photo of Vestal Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(640)
Price: Expensive
• American • Lafayette
Booked 15 times today
Vestal Restaurant, undoubtedly one of the best places to experience contemporary American cuisine in Lafayette. Its transformation from a popular bar since the '40s into a stunning dining place has been mentioned as "incredible." Offering a unique blend of taste and ambiance, the restaurant's exquisite menu, which changes periodically, has been hailed by patrons as "mesmerizing." The Chef Ryan Trahan-led culinary team received hefty praises from customers for their gastronomic expertise. Reviewers lauded the delicious steak, whole fish, and oysters, asserting that these are some of their best they've ever tasted. The restaurant also excels in customer service, maintaining a spirited atmosphere, and providing thoughtful recommendations. Vestal ensures diners an exceptional dining experience, from the food and drinks to the environment. As one reviewer noted, "If you're looking for a very nice meal with an upscale and energetic atmosphere, I highly recommend Vestal!"
A photo of Charley G's Seafood Grill restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(1190)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Booked 24 times today
Charley G's Seafood Grill, located in Lafayette, is a highly celebrated restaurant providing the epitome of American cuisine. Customers rave about the dining experience, praising its perfectly cooked steaks, sublime fish special, and the heavenly dessert round, particularly the pecan pie. Its extensive menu of fine wines and the fascinating selection available by the glass intensify the gastronomic pleasure. Reviewers also mention the ambiance, complemented by a spectacular jazz piano artist, and the friendly service that never fails to turn their visit into a delightful experience. Charley G's is recognized as one of the best places to eat in town and a favorite spot for special events.
A photo of Midcity Restaurant + Bar restaurant
4.3
Awesome(8)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Booked 6 times today
We are 75+ year old home converted to an elevated restaurant + bar featuring smoked meats, steaks, seafood, killer salads, and a variety of sides. Our food is paired with a robust specialty cocktail menu, twelve craft beers on tap, 30+ whiskeys, and a full wine list. Our bar & lounge area is very unique, while seating in what used to be the living room is quaint. Our deck behind the house under the oak trees & string lights is comfortable and our new gazebo outfitted with lounging furniture and a fire place is cozy. We are proudly locally owned and have a great staff culture - we'd love for you to dine with us![We always leave tables available for walk-ins, so please call or just come in if reservations are shown as full.]
A photo of Dave & Buster's - Lafayette restaurant
4.2
Awesome(93)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Booked 20 times today
Each Dave & Buster’s has more state-of-the-art games than ever, more mouth-watering menu items and the most innovative drinks anywhere. From wings to steaks, we’ve got whatever suits your appetite and our premium bar assures we’re stocked to satisfy! Plus, you can watch your game on one of our massive HDTVs with epic stadium sound.
A photo of Saltgrass Steak House - Lafayette restaurant
4.1
Excellent(17)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Booked 2 times today
Saltgrass Steak House - Lafayette is hailed for its exemplary Steakhouse cuisine. Patrons praise the eatery for its good food and drinks, underlining the establishment’s dedication to culinary excellence in the Steakhouse tradition. The reservation system adds a touch of convenience for diners, ensuring they can enjoy their meal without any waiting hassles. From the moment they walk in to their tables, guests can expect a seamless dining experience, focusing on the delicious steakhouse dishes that Saltgrass is celebrated for. This is definitely a spot for steak lovers and those seeking a genuine Steakhouse dining experience.
A photo of Poor Boy's Riverside Inn restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(306)
Price: Moderate
• American • Broussard
Booked 2 times today
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 restaurant 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.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Lafayette restaurant
4.2
Awesome(12)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Booked 2 times today
Located in Lafayette, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is a gem in the world of American cuisine. The extensive range of options offered and the exceptional service are frequently highlighted in patrons' reviews. With its casual setting making it a perfect spot for special occasions, as well as everyday dining, it provides high-quality food at great prices. It's not just the main courses that attract a favorable response; according to one review, the desserts are a distinct highlight. Serving excellent martinis alongside delicious lunch specials, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse embodies American cuisine at its best, with an additional nod to efficiency and timely service.
A photo of Buffalo Wild Wings - Lafayette - Cafferey Parkway restaurant
3.7
Very Good(8)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lafayette
Buffalo Wild Wings - Lafayette - Cafferey Parkway is a renowned destination for excellent American cuisine. Located in Lake Charles, LA, this restaurant is acclaimed for its vibrancy, outstanding service, and, of course, delectable food. Reviewers have praised the restaurant's wait staff, particularly Mica and Lydia, for their attentive and warm service. A highlighted dish in the reviews was the Brisket Tacos, highly recommended for its delightful taste. Buffalo Wild Wings offers a fantastic atmosphere to enjoy watching sports while relishing great food, as one reviewer noted during their visit amid a hurricane. The positive reviews and the patron promise to return amplifies the excellence of this restaurant in serving American cuisine.
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