Lafayette’s Guide to Crawfish Restaurants and Drive Throughs

Poo yie – it’s your favorite time of year again, that’s right, it’s crawfish season! To satiate your tastebuds and fill your bellies, here is a guide to finding the best mudbugs in Lafayette and the greater Acadiana area too! Now go get your crawfish on, but save some for me!

Bucks Crawfish CompanyBest Crawfish in Lafayette and Broussard

Buck’s offers boiled and live crawfish, as well as catering services. A family owned favorite and straight from the ponds, you have to try it today! Drive-thru only. Go check them out at the start of the 2024 crawfish season.

C’est Bon Crawfish 

C’est Bon Crawfish is family owned and operated that has been a dream of ours for 20 plus years.  C’est Bon Crawfish’s infancy started in our back yard standing over a picnic table covered in boiled crawfish with family and friends. Today is no different! Located at 3301 Chemin Metairie Parkway, Youngsville, LA. Open Monday – Thursday 4:30pm – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 4pm – 9pm, and Sunday 4pm – 7:30pm.

Coastal Fire and Ice 

All you want in one place – boiled and live seafood. Snoballs and ice cream. Full service catering and wholesale crawfish. Located at 6412 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Broussard, LA 70518. Open Sunday – Wednesday 4pm – 8pm, Thursday – Saturday 4pm – 8:30pm.

Crawfish Connection

Crawfish Connection is a drive-through restaurant in Lafayette, LA that sells mouthwatering cooked crawfish and shrimp by the pound. All of our crawfish and shrimp are caught, farmed and prepared locally. Located at 405 Duhon Rd, Lafayette, LA 70506. Open Monday – Sunday 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Crawfish Jake 

hot boiled crawfish drive through in AcadianaOn- Site Crawfish Catering in the heart of Cajun Country! And a drive through location in the center of town opening February 24th for the season! Located at 106 Roselawn Blvd. Open Wednesday – Saturday 5pm – 9pm.

Crawfish Time

Mom-&-pop spot with a drive-thru offers a simple menu of family-farmed Louisiana crawfish & sides. Owners Brant and Jason Lamm invite you to try their family farmed Louisiana crawfish at either of their Lafayette locations, Ridge Rd. Or Moss St. Located at 320 Ridge Rd, Lafayette, LA 70506 or 3401 Moss St, Lafayette, LA 70507. Open Monday – Sunday 4:30pm – 9pm.

Dwight’s Restaurant 

Dwight’s Restaurant has been serving delicious and remarkable food for over two decades, working hard to provide fresh and consistent food for Acadiana. Located at 4800 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA 70503. Open Monday – Friday for lunch 10:30am – 2pm, closed Saturday and open Sunday 11am-2pm.
Edward’s Seafood Haus is a drive in restaurant that offers boiled crawfish, shrimp, & crabs. Located at 208 S. Main Street, Church Point, LA 70525. Opening Jan 18th for the season! 

Hawks Crawfish Restaurant 

Nestled deep in the woods off the beaten path, awaits the best boiled crawfish you will ever experience. The Best kept secret since 1983. Located at 416 Hawks Rd., Rayne, LA 70578. Check back for hours at the start of the 2024 season!


Large Cajun seafood buffet with a crawfish, crab & catfish menu & a market with 5-lb shrimp boxes. Located at 445 Ridge Rd, Lafayette, LA 70506. Open Lunch Monday- Friday 11am – 1:30pm, Dinner Monday – Thursday 5pm 9pm, Dinner Friday & Saturday 5pm – 10pm

Louisiana Crawfish Time

At Louisiana Crawfish Time you will find some of the world’s best boiled seafood, friedBest Crawfish in Lafayette 2022 drive through or dine in seafood and fresh Louisiana oysters on the half shell, served in an atmosphere that will have you feeling as though you’re eating at a camp nestled deep in the Atchafalaya Basin. Located at 2019 Verot School Road, Lafayette, LA 70508. Check back at the start of the 2024 crawfish season for boiled and live crawfish!

L.T.’s Seafood

L.T.’s Seafood opened in 2002 as a drive-thru restaurant, serving boiled crawfish, boiled crabs, and boiled shrimp. owners), who passed away in 2000. Our current location, opened in 2010, is a dine-in and drive-thru restaurant. L.T.’s is a Cajun restaurant serving boiled seafood, fried seafood, steaks, pastas, and sandwiches. Added bonus, there’s a drive through location on Kaliste Saloom! Located at 636 Albertson’s Pkwy, Broussard, LA 70518. Open Monday – Friday 11am – 2:00pm & dinner Monday- Saturday 5pm – 9pm. 


Mo’Crawfish 2022 Is Now Open! Farm to Table Crawfish – it’s a whole lot Mo’ than Crawfish, it’s about Family. Hwy 13 between Crowley & Eunice In Cajun Prairie Country! Located at 29017 Crowley Eunice Hwy, Eunice, LA 70535. Open Wednesday – Saturday 5pm – 9pm.

R&P Boiling Hut

Over 50 years of combined experience! Lafayette, Louisiana’s best choice for drive-through boiled or live seafood! Drive through only! Located at 510 A Verot School Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508. Check back at the start of the 2024 crawfish season for hours of operation!

Stelly’s Boiling Point 

Stelly’s Boiling Spot is a family-owned cajun seafood restaurant located in Abbeville, Louisiana. We take pride in serving delicious boiled crawfish fresh from our ponds to your tables. Located at 1100 Veterans Memorial Dr, Abbeville, LA 70510. Check back at the start of the 2024 season for hours!

The Cajun Table

Serving up farm to table fresh from da pond crawfish! Dine in only! Located at 4510 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Suite C & D, Lafayette, LA 70508. Open Monday – Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday Closed.

The Crawfish Hot Tub

Drive-thru for a Cajun experience. Boiled crawfish and delicious home cooked plate lunches. Located at 218 E Milton Ave, Lafayette, LA 70508. Open Friday – Saturday 5pm – 8pm. 

The Crawfish Pot

Serving South Louisiana’s biggest, juiciest crawfish with all the fixins to match. Use the convenience of our drive-thru, or relax on the deck with friends. You can enjoy a full bar with domestic and imported beers right next door. Located at 817 Foreman Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506 and their second location at 3221 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette. Open Monday – Sunday 4pm – 9pm once the season starts!

The Crawfish Spot

The Crawfish Spot is the home of Boiled Crawfish and Shrimp seasoned to perfection. We will offer a drive-thru as well as dine-in for your convenience. Located at 1899 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508. Open Sunday- Thursday from 3pm – 8pm and Friday & Saturdays from 11am – 9pm.

Crawfish Acadiana

Crawfish Acadiana, Home of the Hot Box, serves up crawfish from their family owned farms. They are a family owned crawfish drive through that prides themselves on clean quality crawfish.  Located at 7400 Johnston St and open every day 4:30 – 8:30pm.

The Acadiana area is a haven for boiled crawfish, so we know we don’t have them all! Drop your favorite spot below! Happy Crawfish Season, y’all!

Anne Elise Doise
Anne Elise, a Lafayette native, is enjoying the joys of motherhood while balancing her career as a real estate agent for a local company and working for the Lafayette Mom. Between the day to day household affairs and keeping up with her little blue eyed boy, she also enjoys anything to work up a sweat, Broadway musicals, cooking classes, and football! She and her husband, Michael, met in high school, but thought it would be easier to start a relationship while she attended graduate school in Dallas and while he pursued his MBA in New Orleans (just a bit of sarcasm). A few short months after they married, they took off again to Houston where Anne Elise became a law school career counselor for the University of Houston Law Center. She and her husband have finally made their way home again to Cajun Country.


  1. I just want to throw this out there they have a new spot just built at 7400 Johnston St corner of Bourque Road and Johnston called Crawfish Acadiana. I tell you what THEY ARE GOOD! They are perfectly flavored and so delicious. I have had them a couple times since the season started and i recommend adding them to your list if you can!


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