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DON'S Seafood

136 Rushing Rd E, Denham Springs, LA 70726-7842
+1 225-664-1192
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (27 reviews)
“gumbo” (29 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
136 Rushing Rd E, Denham Springs, LA 70726-7842
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Driving through? Stop here for lunch or dinner! Great seafood! Love the Jacked up Oysters and Jacked up Shrimp!! Great service! High on our list when on vacation!!

Thank StarlightWitch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was ok but over priced for what you get. The drinks are strong and good, that was a plus. Stayed at the Hampton just down the road and was easy to get to but won't go again.More

Thank Marsha N
DonsS7, Manager at DON'S Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Marsha N., Since 1934, the Landry family has been dedicated to offering the best dining experience and fine Cajun cuisine. It is very important to us that every visit to DON’S is wonderful. For all you can eat and economical dining, we offer great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice dinner here a week ago. The restaurant is easy to find, and it is warm and inviting, with historical photos everywhere. Service was very quick and we were seated at dinner time right away. I had the gumbo and a...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had family visiting from out of town and they wanted Cajun seafood. Well, Don's came through with variety to please all. From the grilled stuffed shrimp to the catfish platters and fresh salads, you will find something on the menu to suit your palette....More

Thank HPCBarnabas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I frequent this restaurant for the best seafood. You won't be disappointed. Many time you will meet travelers passing through on Interstate 12.

Thank Valerie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had some not too great meals at Don't but we do go back from time to time. It's close by and the service is always very good.

Thank j0j0s40
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Im new to eating crawfish, but this place already got me hooked. I started with just 1lb crawfish($1.99) and some gumbo...but they were so tasty i ordered 3lbs more($5.99) and then...again 3lbs more! These things are just like peeling and eating shrimp except a harder...More

Thank esdrenton
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were there Tuesday May 2nd . Our server, Victoria was the fantastic , very polite and attentive. The food was great too . We always enjoy going there recommend it to our friends and relatives . Thanks.

Thank KCMEL42
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Went to Don's as it was across from the Hampton Inn. They were busy as it was a Saturday night but I found a seat at the bar. The two lady bartenders got my beer right away and took my order. Had the Jacked up...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting BR, and with my mom missing the crawfish bisque @ the N BR location(now closed)--we ventured East on 1-12 to the Denham Springs location. Our server, Nicole, was the highlight of the evening. She was fantastic!!! My grandmother's 1/2 and 1/2 platter (crawfish étouffée...More

Thank NatchezFoodie
DonsS7, Manager at DON'S Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Dear NatchezFoodie, Thank you for dining with us! Since 1934, when Mr. Don Landry opened his first restaurant in Lafayette, Louisiana, we have been dedicated to making every visit wonderful, including the consistency of fine Cajun cuisine and superior service in a warm, friendly atmosphere....More

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Joseph G
Would you allow 22 lb. dogs on the outdoor patio? Is there a dessert code?
26 February 2017|
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Response from mrsparkercole | Reviewed this property |
What is a dessert code? Did the others misread or do I not know what that means? Also, I didn't see a patio, but I would call the establishment to be sure. Unless it's a service dog, I doubt that they would let you bring it. More
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David C
The manager reached out to me about my review, which tells me she really cares about the product and service at Dons, this is rare in todays big chain and commercialized establishments, the manager listened to me (another bonus) and seemed to genuinely care about making things right, after speaking with her, I will give Dons another chance, thanks for caring. David
10 June 2015|
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Response from DonsS7 | Property representative |
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to speak with you. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Don's Seafood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Rushing Rd E, Denham Springs, LA 70726-7842
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Denham Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 225-664-1192
  • E-mail
Description
DON'S SEAFOOD More Than Eighty Years of Exceptional Seafood South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON'S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Many stop in daily for oysters on the half shell or boiled crawfish in season. DON'S bartenders serve Signature Old Fashioned cocktails alongside the newest specialty drinks, many made with Louisiana products. DON'S SEAFOOD began in 1934, when Don Landry opened his first restaurant and bar in downtown Lafayette with $400 borrowed from his uncle. Prohibition had just been lifted and at only 24 years old, he envisioned serving drinks and offering a simple menu featuring fresh local seafood. Four generations later, the Landry family has expanded that humble beginning into what would eventually become the DON'S SEAFOOD of today. Continuing the tradition, the Landry family still owns and operates each location. An extensive menu of original South Louisiana Cajun family recipes, the freshest Gulf seafood and sizzling steaks is offered. Each location boasts a unique Acadiana-inspired décor, all have a full-service bar and grill, perfect for casual diners or sports enthusiasts. Every DON'S SEAFOOD grill features an open charbroiler where diners can watch exclusive dishes being prepared like DON'S Original Jacked Up Oysters loaded with bacon, jalapenos and pepper jack cheese. Whether you're just passing through South Louisiana or live right around the corner, you'll find a DON'S SEAFOOD location near you in Lafayette, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.
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