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1103 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA
06:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Thousand Oaks, California
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three months ago I came back from a trip to Italy raving about their gelato. I'd never had anything like it here in the states so when I came home I wrote a TripAdvisor review lamenting that I had to leave gelato behind. The lucky souls in Lafayette have no need to lament. Gelato and ice cream are different, but... More 

Thank needhamdave
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stop here a few times a year when we make shopping trips to Lafayette. The kids always gets ice cream cones and the wife and I always share the banana split! Everything is always great and the atmosphere is like an old ice cream parlor! Nothing like the old fashion Borden's Ice Cream recipe, too bad you can't buy... More 

Thank groundskeeperllc
Huntsville, Texas
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was wonderful and the servings were generous! Ice cream was a special treat. They also have nachos and hot dogs for a light snack. Old fashioned ice cream shop feel with kids movie on the tv.

Thank 128kodak
Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Decor is retro, servers are friendly, ice cream portions are large, prices are reasonable - what is there not to like?

Thank Cathy S
Box Elder, South Dakota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

we went to Borden's because it is the last standing Borden's ice cream parlor. The décor is old fashioned memorabilia and of course the hot fudge sundae with whipped cream and nuts is PHENOMINAL. Just as delicious as I remember from childhood. There is a shelf around the top of the wall that holds original bottles and containers used by... More 

Thank rvpeggy63
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is place to go after having a great meal or you just want to go and enjoy the atmosphere. One of the locals favorite hangouts. The staff is great and very attentive. I will always come here when I visit my daughter from New Orleans. If you want something that's cold and sweet Bordens Ice Cream can't be beat.

Thank Albert J
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Borden's in Lafayette, LA has stood the test of time!!! Generations have enjoyed the BEST ice cream in s family-friendly environment. My mother ate there and now it is a special treat for my grandchildren. Sooo what, you ask, is my favorite dessert?? A GOLDBRICK Sundae (as in Easter Goldbrick eggs) Yum! Thanks, Elsie. 😊

Thank KKD1948
Lafayette, Louisiana
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This spot has been in Lafayette for years and thanks to the Lerille family The Parlor is better than ever. A great place to stop after school or in the evening. Great spot for just getting together.

Thank Mark M
Lafayette, Louisiana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a throwback ice cream and treat parlor. I've been going here for ice cream , sundaes , banana splits and malts since the 40's. It has been refurbished since then but remains a favorite of the locals in spite of all the new competition. If you are in the neighborhood of UL or downtown make it a stop.

Thank Bob B
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Grew up with one of these in Lake Charles, LA but it closed years ago. We went there every Sunday night after church. They've come a long way from just being an ice cream counter. You can enjoy wonderful Borden ice cream (of course) as well as coffees, cookies and muffins, hot dogs, nachos, etc. Made 2 trips here during... More 

Thank Christene S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette

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