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Charley G's Seafood Grill

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3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70503-5275
+1 337-981-0108
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 05:30 - 22:00
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

Several workers in the kitchen were sporting large ugly untrimmed beards which were not protected from the food by nets and the head guy had one too! YUK! Food was mediocre and served over an hour after ordering. Everything on the menu is heavy, nothing light and extremely over-priced. So disappointed as this WAS a favorite of mine.

Thank B A
Boise, Idaho, United States
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Excellent menu and excellent service. The Sea Bass I ordered was cooked perfectly and the presentation was high quality. Cocktails are on the money and the selection of Bourbon was outstanding. A bit on the pricey side but well the money in my opinion. Wonderful bread pudding dessert dish and I recommend asking for Mike as a server. Very attentive... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

The service was great and so was the atmosphere but our food was terrible. I ordered the shrimp and chorizo meatball pasta. It's was so salty I could hardly eat it. We were with a large group and on a tight schedule so I didn't have time to send it back. The chorizo meatball was just gross. It almost had... More 

1 Thank parrishtr
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

I was a fan of Charley G's until recently when we were served a disappointing, really embarrassing dinner. Two guests ordered an appetizer gazpacho soup highly recommended by the server. Several minutes later he informed us that the soup was not available. Then we changed to another appetizer, one I had previously enjoyed, coconut shrimp. Regrettably, it was not coconut... More 

1 Thank suissebourgogne
Houston, Texas
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Had a delicious meal on a Friday night. A guy was playing piano in the bar and our table was close enough to hear it. Dinner was the fish special - twin tale fillet with a butternut squash puree, roasted brussel sprouts and topped with crabmeat. It was even better than it sounds! Just don't ask for the cheddar cheese... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on our way from Baton Rouge home to Houston. Waitress was super nice and the restaurant was very clean. We had the coconut shrimp appetizer, the crab cakes and the chorizo and shrimp pasta from the lunch menu. Definitely worth the detour off of I-10!

1 Thank Shannon H
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

This was my anniversary and well worth the trip. I made reservations a week in advance. We were greeted at the door and made feel welcome. Our waiter and the rest of the staff made it a very nice evening. Everything was excellent. Thanks Charley G’s High AAA 's

1 Thank Jdsealpuller
Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Before you even open the doors of the restaurant, you are greeted by the scent of the wood used in cooking the wonderful dishes. The ambiance is enjoyable and the wait staff is excellent. I would definitely recommend this one!

Thank Dawn V
Tampa, Florida, United States
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

I'm not certain what all the stellar reviews are about as we visited this restaurant and found it to be average at best. I ordered the sampler which included brie, crab cakes coconut shrimp and spring rolls. Everything was nice and served quickly. My husband ordered the soft crab special which included spinach and roasted tomatoes. We each had dessert... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Stopped by for an afternoon drink and snack. The bar area already had a few groups of people around 6pm on a weekday but we managed to get 2 seats at the bar. Had a pianist playing for a short time. The male bar staff were efficient but not very friendly. They also seemed green to me when I enquired... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70503-5275
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-981-0108

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