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Richard's Seafood Patio

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1516 S Henry St, Abbeville, LA 70510-6311
+1 337-893-1693
18:00 - 21:00
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Denison, Texas
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153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This place is very local. You have to know where it is--you won't just wander by. The bugs were huge with so much fat in the heads. I've never had them so large. They have an Abita Amber beer--unfortunately not on draft, and some very drinkable wines. It's a dive, don't expect anything fancy and expect to stand in line... More 

Thank frogcarguy
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is where the local folks go to eat Cajun Seafood in that part of Louisiana. We would have never found it were it not for a recommendation from a friend in Lafayette, who was a native of that area. Our server was friendly with a great sense of humor. Two members of our group had Crab Cakes that they... More 

Thank TexasLadyJane
Lafayette, United States
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It's a busy place during crawfish season and for good reason. We got a five-pound tray of lovely crawfish that are nice-sized and delicious, pretty awesome for being so early in the season. Sides were a bit skimpy, however. They could throw a few more potatoes on the tray. Service wasn't the best but it was a busy Friday night... More 

Thank Cheré C
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

All I have ever tried here are the crabs which are very good. A little pricey. Great rustic atmosphere, a local favorite. Almost a shrine to crabs, worth a pilgrimage.

Thank Joe R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

All you can eat seafood buffet.. the amount of.food u can consume depends on how much u can eat.. unlimited..the.food is well seasoned with additional condiments are available.. the staff is excellent.. always right there if u need. What more could u ask for..All the seafood u can eat.for a reasonable price in a casual atmosphere.

Thank Cheryl L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Simple camp like interior, nothing fancy but the make it up on the delicious food and great service.

Thank Michael L
Kaplan, Louisiana
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Richard's specializes in crab and crawfish season, but they have a great Cajun buffet with all my favorites: crawfish etouffee, fried and grilled catfish, gumbo, chicken, boulets, boudin balls, frog legs, etc. Serve buffet on Saturdays and other days. I find the blue crab to be too expensive, but a lot of people go just for crab season.

Thank WhitneyB70548
Livingston, Texas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Buffet with fried catfish, shrimp, "mud bugs", onion rings and frog legs, gumbo and etouffée, boiled shrimp and crawfish hush puppies, crab balls, corn nuggets…you name it. Deep Breaded and deep-fried or boiled. There was a salad bar, too, but didn't check it out. (No room for that!) Service was prompt and friendly. It was all you could possibly want... More 

Thank laurasl1957
Abbeville, Louisiana
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54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Located on LA Hwy 335 on the outskirts of Abbeville, LA sits Richard's Seafood Patio. It appears to be an old store or garage that had been enclosed long, long ago. If you are looking for atmosphere, go to Shuck's, Dupuy's or Black's all located within a few blocks of each other in Abbeville. Although it claims to be a... More 

Thank James R
South Haven, Michigan
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Thier buffet has a variety of Cajun and creole food. Deep fried, boiled, breaded . Gumbo 's Ettofe's, frog legs, shrimp, crab,boudin, Crawfish. Everything was excellent!

Thank Roberta M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1516 S Henry St, Abbeville, LA 70510-6311
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: +1 337-893-1693

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