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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.”
39 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
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. ”
26 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
Restaurant
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“High-End atmosphere, great sushi, large bar with great drinks. And Lunchtime specials ”
16 locals recommend
Bar
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“Always delicious and perfectly situated for festivals and downtown entertainment options.”
22 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
Bakery
“Walking distance from UL Lafayette main campus with the best shrimp po'boys in town. Other types, also, are quite delicious.”
19 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
Bar
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“Farm to table restaurant. A nice our side dining area if the weather is nice. Check to see if they have live music. We enjoy their Sunday Brunch.”
18 locals recommend
Café
“Perfect spot to get some traditional Italian gelato and espresso. They also offer pastries and soups (seasonally). Often times you will find locals playing music on the piano on the patio. ”
17 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Great BBQ and boudin. If you haven't tasted boudin, this would be a great place to taste a small sample.”
16 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
Neighbourhood
“Explore downtown anytime but especially on the 2nd Saturday of every month when a variety of galleries and shops display local art, enjoy some wine and connect with interesting people. ”
8 locals recommend
Food
“Lafayette's oldest ice cream parlor... fun place to bring the family or close out a hot evening.”
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