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Dakota

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American, French, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
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629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961 (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
+1 985-892-3712
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Today
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Covington, Louisiana
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've frequented this place many many times since it opened several years ago....I believe in the late 1980's early 1990's. Every visit has been superb!!! Professional knowledgeable wait staff and the food is fabulous. Lunch always has tasty specials however, my favorite is the crabmeat havarty dill sandwich..... it is loaded with crabmeat and a must to try if you... More 

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Thank robinup
Mandeville, Louisiana
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service here and food were stellar. I've waited years to eat here and was not disappointed. The homemade chips and bread brought to the table were amazing. The candied cornbread I could have eaten a whole loaf... We had business lunch menu... shrimp remoulade and chicken piccata were very good. We also had the crab grilled cheese which was... More 

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Thank curbimus
Coral Gables, Florida
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145 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It had been many years since I'd eaten here. I had an appetizer with a combination of mussels and shrimp in a N.O. BBQ shrimp sauce that was incredible and a beet salad. Coconut cake for desert was also very special.

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Thank wernolabound
Covington, Louisiana
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This place needs a good cleaning. Ladies room was run down, locks don't work, dust on top of stall walls. Halfway through dinner we were greeted by two cockroaches crawling across the dining room. Food was okay but many better options on the Northshore. Not worth the hype or the price.

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1 Thank cajunsx2
Maurice R, General Manager at Dakota, responded to this review

Thank you letting us know about what needs to be fixed in our Ladies Room, we appreciate your input and will address it promptly. We hope you will allow us another opportunity to impress you. More 

Covington, Louisiana
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We returned to Dakota to meet some friends driving in from Texas. Not only were we all pleased, Dakota exceeded our expectations. The service was absolutely outstanding. The wait staff is not only well-trained, enthusiastic and friendly; they deliver the delicious food with a flair for the spectacular. For example, when they delivered their Signature soup (Lump Crabmeat & Brie),... More 

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Thank CajunSam1
Covington, Louisiana
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75 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I went for dinner and had a WONDERFUL meal from start to finish! The foods, drinks and service were all top notch and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had the mussles in a coconut curry sauce as an appetizer, my husband had the hanger steak and I had the seared tuna salad as our entrees. For drinks... More 

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Thank L D
Mandeville, Louisiana
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115 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

best martinis by far on north shore! better fine dining. excellent seafoods and steaks. nice ambience.

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Thank pecan376
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

A special place for anniversaries or special days. Everything here is wonderful. The atmosphere, the staff, and of course THAT FOOD!

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Thank LiveToEatInNewOrlean
New Orleans, LA
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

For business lunches, girlfriend cocktails, or a romantic dinner, Dakotas has it all. A long time NorthShore tradition. Kenny and Kim keep things fresh to keep you coming back. The recent addition of small plates and a Friday Happy Hour helps introduce new foodies to The Dakota. The service can't be touched, the staff is first rate, the great management... More 

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Thank LA Realtor
Mandeville, Louisiana
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Love the Bree soup, grilled oysters and steaks. All the food is good, just a bit pricey. Bar is great! They could easily draw a bar crowd if they wanted the business. The bar area is spacious and beautiful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, French, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 N Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433-8961
    (One-quarter mile north of I-12)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-892-3712

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