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Hawk's Restaurant

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416 Hawks Rd, Rayne, LA 70578-8836
+1 337-788-3266
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Colleyville, Texas
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596 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a little out of the way and the place looks kind of run down but they serve the best Crawfish I have ever experienced. They raise their own and have a special cleansing process the Crawfish go through before they are ready to be served. You can get a three or five pound platter and there are different... More 

Thank Mitch M
Casa Grande, Arizona
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I drove all the way from Tennessee to eat at Hawke's and we were not disappointed. He had the 5 pounder and I had the 3. Big, clean crawfish. Best we've ever had. Friendly, helpful staff. Middle of nowhere but worth it!!

Thank Patti M
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here in April 2016 during a Casino run ( over from Houston). We had a little of everything they had to offer, to include the bread pudding. It was the best, can't recommend it enough. You owe to yourself to make the trip.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Service before you ask. Not just Crawfish Good grill and bar. Worth the drive for the atmosphere and real Cajun food.

Thank fishcatcher
San Francisco
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

If you love crawfish, this is your spot. The crawfish are large, clean and yummy. The service was great and the atmosphere perfect for a seafood joint. Don't miss this if you're in the area during crawfish season.

Thank SanFranciscoOkra
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Best crawfish we've ever had. Drove from Lafayette where we were staying and it was so good we drove back the next night. Clean, sweet meat and great heat. DONT MISS THIS....they are only open durin crawfish season.

Thank Hhandker
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I was here 27 years ago, in season and had a fabulous time. I returned twice when the crawfish were not being harvested and was disappointed, but then who was at fault! The same man who was working the bar 27 years ago is now the owner and the quality is as good as it ever was! The crawfish were... More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

You don't necessarily have to drive to the middle of nowhere - Hawks is now boiling their fantastic crawfish 2 or 3 evenings a week at Warehouse 535 in Lafayette. The atmosphere is pleasant, and the crawfish are to die for. Hawks has seriously spoiled me for crawfish anywhere else. Have been there weekly since we found them; will be... More 

Thank Beckylunacat
Lafayette, Louisiana
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a quant old time seafood patio. Very clean, well staffed with top notch service. These people have their own ponds & wait staff is either crawfishermen or married to a crawfisherman. They also have a purging process, where they place the fresh caught crawfish into a purging tank for internal & external cleaning. Once that process is complete... More 

Thank og41462
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Getting to Hawk's is quite a drive, but WELL worth it. You will ask yourself "are we lost, is there really a restaurant called Hawk's out here" as you pass by farmland and crawfish farms!!! Their crawfish were perfectly purged and HUGE. This is truly a crawfish shack that you don't want to miss! Remember, they are only open during... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Hawks Rd, Rayne, LA 70578-8836
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Rayne
  • Phone Number: +1 337-788-3266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?