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Fried soft shell crabs

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Fried soft shell crabs

The only ones I've found on a menu are at Julien's Poor-Boys. Any you would recommend in about a 50 mmile radius of Lafayette? I used to stop at the Henderson levee for them.

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1. Re: Fried soft shell crabs

I was going to suggest Guidry's Reef, just guessing. Today I drove past Guidry's Reef and lo and behold--"Soft Shell Crabs." Which means fried, it goes without saying.

I'd suggest checking Pat's in Henderson. And how could Don's not have them! Because they are seasonal, it's not likely that they will be on a web menu.

Oh, I think I saw something in the paper about Prejean's and ss crabs.

Let us know!

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2. Re: Fried soft shell crabs

You have made my day.

Maybe it's like the little place in Morgan City where the boiled ones were not on the menu "because everyone knows we have them!"

PS -- thanks for the la seafood link. Some of the recipes will be not only delicious but also unique in West Texas.

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3. Re: Fried soft shell crabs

Almost any seafood restaurant in Lafayette is sure to have soft shell crab. Below are a few that I know of all within Lafayette...

Jolie's bistro very good

Village cafe river ranch

Dons seafood

Cafe ahnve

Poboy riverside inn

Hope this helps

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