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Best things to do in Lafayette

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
“Get you a beer and get your dance on during that late night! This is where the locals go to hang and dance the night away, Cajun style.”
38 locals recommend
Museum
“This is a fun living history museum with artisans depicting the life of early settlers in the area. They also have plenty of events. Highly recommend you check it out! ”
29 locals recommend
Hookah Bar
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“Real artsy restaurant downtown that has bands all the time, they have a small cover price and great atmosphere and music. ”
25 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Brunch here, you must. The Cajun Benedict and sweet baby breesus are my favorites. Beautiful building, dig the atmosphere. ”
29 locals recommend
Bar
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“Always delicious and perfectly situated for festivals and downtown entertainment options.”
22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you are looking for some yummy sushi and nice drinks. (also good for a date night)”
15 locals recommend
Café
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“Great local coffee roaster with a beautiful shop. It is a great place to catch a fresh brewed cup of coffee, latte, as well as some light food/lunch offerings. They have ample indoor seating as well as a few outdoor seats. IT is a great place to grab a cup of coffee on the go while you walk around downtown as well. ”
9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Walking distance from UL Lafayette main campus with the best shrimp po'boys in town. Other types, also, are quite delicious.”
18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great Place. Get the portabella pizza appetizer. Sit in the bar. Live music thurs-sat”
12 locals recommend
Café
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“Classic Lafayette spot that serves a traditional breakfast as well as some Louisiana specialities for lunch. ”
14 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a happening place in Lafayette right now. Good food, great drinks, reasonable prices and plenty of parking.”
11 locals recommend
Food
“Lafayette's oldest ice cream parlor... fun place to bring the family or close out a hot evening.”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Good food! has a kitchen that's open on Sundays, and open Late! also a bar but has a nice, chill vibe. Very short walk. ”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A newer poboy spot downtown that's just as delicious as Olde Tyme, this eatery also makes Swamp Pop Soda and sells frozen daiquiris in flavors like Satsuma Old Fashioned.”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Great local hang out. Check the schedule for live music. Outdoor seating only.”
12 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Museum and Theater/Performance Venue. Check their calendar for the ever changing offerings. A great view of the rich Contemporary Louisiana Cutural life”
16 locals recommend