There is always something fun to do at night in Lafayette . Whether you enjoy Cajun dancing or listening to Zydeco bands, Lafayette has a place for you. You can relax and enjoy mellow jazz and smooth martinis while eating all the crawfish you can eat. With so many diverse cultures living in Lafayette, you are sure to find some of the best Mexican, Spanish, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Italian, Seafood, Cajun, Thai and Indian restaurants.  

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     Nightlife in Lafayette, LA often revolves around the city's home grown Cajun music scene and performers who play styles such as Zydeco, as well as other specialities like jazz and the blues. There are many varieties of music in Acadiana. Another popular option is El Sid O's Club, where you can hear some Zydeco music.  Most nights you can also catch live cajun music and enjoy the delicious local cuisine at Mulate's, which shares a name with the longtime, famous fine restaurant in New Orleans, known for its Cajun "swamp food" specials.
    Consult this local radio station's website for a look at your various live music and dining options in New Orleans. .  SHUCKS! THE Louisiana Seafood House, Randol's and Prejean's restaurants are both well known outside of the Lafayette area, and there are a number of local dance halls and music clubs that will make visitors feel right at home and show them a rocking good time.
     Another unique place to stop by at night is the Blue Moon guesthouse, a hostel that boasts a saloon and weekly live music performances on its back porch.
     Asking the locals or taking a drive around the area should also turn up plenty of small, undiscovered local gems offering a fun place to dance, dine and hear music.  This is a friendly area that takes its music, culture and good food very seriously.

If you are looking for a night out for tradition dancing in Lafayette, LA feel free to try Scandals Dance Club This location plays traditional the best hits from the 80's and 90's. Located inside the Hotel Acadiana on Pinhook Rd.  

    For more information about the nightlife in Lafayette , click here to visit Lafayette Conventions and Visitors Center. This website offers a lot of information on what to do in Lafayette while you are here and where to go to have fun.