Directions To Venues In
Lafayette, Louisiana and Near By

A listing compiled by Patsy Hebert

Author of the "what's happening now in SW Louisiana"
The Patsy Report

Directions to various Acadiana sites :
(Note: All directions start in Lafayette.)

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ElSido's
Lafayette
1523 N Saint Antoine St, Lafayette, LA, 70501
337-237-1959
 

Take the Lafayette Exit #103 south to get on the Evangeline Thruway (Hwy 167). 
Take a right at the first red light - Willow Street. 
Take a right at the second red light - St. Antoine St 
You'll travel a block down (there is a slight curve in street) and see ElSido's to your left. 
There parking right next to the building and also a vacant lot for parking catty corner to the club.

Grant Street
Lafayette

113 W. Grant Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501
337-237-8513
 

Take Evangeline Thruway (Hwy 167) to Jefferson Street (I think it's the 5th
light from I-10).
Take right on Jefferson.
Go under underpass.
Take 1st right - Cypress St.
Grant Street will be on your right.
 

Hamilton' Club
Lafayette
1808 Verot School Rd, Lafayette, LA, 70508
337-991-0783
 

Take Evangeline Thruway (Hwy 167) south from I-10
Turn right on Pinhook (I think it's the 7th light from 1-10).
Travel down Pinhook across Vermilion River bridge.
Travel past 3 signal lights.
Turn right at 4th signal light - Verot School Rd.
Travel about 1.8-2 miles.
Doug Ashy Lumber Company will be on the left, then a curve.
Hamilton Club is on the right. There's a lighted sign in front.


America's Sports Bar & Grill
Crowley

Randy Gaspard, Owner
165 Odd Fellows Road
Crowley, LA 70526
Club 337-785-8780
Cell 337-519-0051
 

From I-10 take the Rice Palace Exit 80 in Crowley.
Go South toward Downtown on Parkerson.
Turn Left at the first light - Oddfellows Road.
America's is across from Stine Lumber - just a few
hundred yards on the Left


 

Randol's Cajun Restaurant
Lafayette
2320 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette, LA, 70508
337-981-7080
 

Take Evangeline Thruway South from I-10.
Turn RIGHT on Pinhook (I think it's the 7th light from 1-10).
Travel down Pinhook across Vermilion River bridge.
Travel past 2 signal lights.
Turn right at 3rd signal light - Kaliste Saloom Rd.
Continue past 3-4 signal lights.
Randol's is on right, across from movie theater.


King's Ranch
Carencro
Country Address. See map plus directions below.
You will be on the right road but you must look for the Delta Center
to Gloria Switch Exit -- then follow below directions

Travel north on Evangeline Thruway.
Once under I-10, you're on I-49 North.
Take Gloria Switch Exit.
Take left on Gloria Switch and then once under I-49 take a right on the
service road.
Take a left at the road at Delta Center.
Take first left - tree-shaded blacktop road.
You'll drive straight into King's Ranch. 


Wrangler's
Carencro
3601 North University Avenue, Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 896-0539

Take University Exit from I-10
Turn left....heading North on University - Hwy 182
Continue until you get to the corner of University & Gloria Switch Rd.
Wrangler's is on the left.
OR
Heading North from Lafayette on I-49, take Gloria Switch Exit
Turn left....going into Carencro
When you get to the light at Gloria Switch & University (Hwy 182),
look across, on your right is Wranglers.


City Limits
Eunice

2430 West Laural Ave.
Westgate Mall (Highway 190 near Highway 757)


DIRECTIONS: from Lafayette
Go north on I 49 to Opelousas.
Exit 190 West toward Eunice.
Pass through Eunice to the last stoplight at the Burger King.
Proceed through intersection at that light and then turn right
into the shopping center behind Burger King.
City Limits is in the shopping center, at the left (west) end.
 

Café des Amis 
Breaux Bridge
140 E Bridge St., Beaux Bridge, LA, 70517
337-332-5273
 (map close but not accurate - follow directions below)

Take I-10 east from Lafayette to Breaux Bridge Exit #109.
Take a right into Breaux Bridge (Rees St.) and continue until the T. 
Take a right at the T - Bridge St.
Cross the bridge and Cafe des Amis will be on the left.
 

La Poussiere
Breaux Bridge
1215 Grand Point Ave. Breaux Bridge, LA, 70517
337-332-1721

(Thanks to Ann Marie Suire and Carol & Gerald Trahan)
 

Take I-10 east from Lafayette to Breaux Bridge Exit #109.
Take a right into Breaux Bridge (Rees St.) and continue until the T. 
Take a left at the T - Bridge St.
Take a right at the first traffic light (Poydras Street).
Take a left at the first traffic light (Chevron station on left)
onto Grand Point Highway. 
La Poussiere is on the left after Hebert's Grocery Store.  

*From Baton Rouge, traveling west on I-10, exit 115 (Henderson). 
Turn left on LA 347 and stay on this route for approximately five miles. 
Club is on your right.


Pat's Seafood Restaurant
Pat's Atchafalaya Club

Henderson/Breaux Bridge
1008 Henderson Levee Road, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
337- 228-7512


Pat's Atchafalaya Club is the newly created dance hall that is part of Pat's
Seafood Restaurant in Henderson.....right there at the levee. It is nice
and spacious.....good dance floor. You pay to get in I'm told....unlike
Randol's, it is separated from the dining area.

Same dirctions as Whiskey River, except, Pat's will be on your left just
before you would get on the levee road.

Pat's Atchafalaya Club
(located in Pat's Seafood Restaurant)
Henderson, LA

Take I-10 east from Lafayette to Henderson Exit # 115.
Take a right, then the first left - Hwy 352.
Continue all the way through Henderson toward the levee road.
Look to your left as you cross the bridge right before you get
to the stop sign at the levee road. There's the restaurant.
Pat's Atchafalaya Club is inside.

 

Angelle's Whiskey River Landing
Henderson/Breaux Bridge
1275 Henderson Levee Rd., Breaux Bridge LA, 70517
337-228-8567

Take I-10 east from Lafayette to Henderson Exit # 115.
Take a right, then the first left - Hwy 352.
Continue all the way through Henderson to the levee road.
Take a right on the levee road.
Continue 1.5 miles and look for the sign. 
You'll cross the levee to the left.


True Friend Hall
St. Martinville/La Pointe

1094 True Friend Rd., St Martinville, LA 70582
337-845-4949

Take I-10 from Lafayette towards Baton Rouge
Turn RIGHT onto Ramp towards LA-328/Breaux Bridge Exit
Turn RIGHT (South) onto SR-328 [Rees St]
Turn RIGHT (South-West) onto SR-336 1 [E Bridge St]
Turn LEFT (South-East) onto SR-31 [S Main St]
Bear RIGHT (South) onto SR-31 [Main Hwy]
Turn RIGHT (South) onto PR-133 [True Friend Rd]
End: Arrive 1094 True Friend Rd, St Martinville, LA 70582
 

The Swamps Tavern
Cecilia 
(mail address) 2742 Grand Point Hwy., Breaux Bridge, LA, 70517
location is nearer to Cecilia
337-667-7590

Located on Hwy 347 north of I-10.
From Lafayette, take I-10 to Exit 115, the Henderson exit.
Turn left on Hwy 347. Go 0.7 mile. 
The Swamp Tavern is on the left across from Crawfish Town.
 

Sportsman's Palace
Cecilia
Highway 328 north of I-10
 (above airpark)

From Lafayette, take I-10 to Breaux Bridge/Cecilia exit #109.
Turn left on Hwy. Go 3.5 miles. 
The club is on the right.
 
 

Slims Y-Ki-Ki Bar
Opelousas

8393 Highway 182, Opelousas, LA, 70570
337-942-6242
 

Travel north to Opelousas on I-49 North. 
Take 3rd Opelousas (Hwy 190) Exit 19 south into Opelousas.
Take a right at 3rd or 4th light - Hwy 182 (You'll see the sign for Ville
Platte). 
Travel north on Hwy 182.
Follow the sharp curve to the left around Catholic Church.
Turn right at light, continuing on Hwy 182 towards Ville Platte.
Slim's Y-Ki-Ki will be on your left, about a mile down.
You may have to park on the side of road or in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot
across the street.
 

Richard's Club
Lawtell
11154 Highway 190, Lawtell, LA 70550
337-543-8233
 

Travel north to Opelousas on I-49 North. 
Take 3rd Opelousas (Hwy 190) Exit 19 south into Opelousas.
Travel west all the way through Opelousas towards Eunice.
Richard's Club is on your left, about 3.5 - 4 miles from Opelousas.
There is a lighted sign.
 

Frank's Ranch
Lawtell
9190 Highway 190, Lawtell, LA, 70570
337-543-7100
 

Continue to the west down Hwy 190 past Richard's Club.
Go through Lawtell, continue on a little ways (1-2 miles?).
Frank's Ranch is on the left; you'll see a sign.


Offshore Lounge (Roy's Club)
Lawtell
322 Perry Dr. Lawtell LA, 70570
337-351-2404 (Roy's Cell - use appropriately)
Area Map (1) 

From Lafayette drive north on Evangeline Thruway (US-167/US-90) - 21.8m
Follow US-167 N
Merge onto US 90 W via exit 19B towards Opelousas - 7.7m
(2)
When entering Lawtell the Road splits into one-way directions`
As soon as that occurs take the first RIGHT turn BIRD LN (3)
Cross two sets of rr tracks
Turn left at stop sign Perry Dr.
The Offshore Lounge will appear on your right (just before Depot St.)
 
 

Southwest Louisiana
Zydeco Music Festival
Plaisance
in a field off of Zydeco Road and Hwy 167N near Plaisance
 (not far from red pin)

Travel north on I-49 from Lafayette.
Exit at Ville Platte Exit #23 (4 mi north of Opelousas). 
At the stop sign, turn left onto Hwy 167 North. 
Continue straight approximately 7.5 miles. 
Look for sign on the right hand side. 
Turn right on gravel road (Zydeco Road). Drive straight to the back.
Festival site is located at the end of the road.
 

Creole Zydeco Festival
St. Martinville
Hwy 31 & 736, Longfellow-Evangeline State Park, St. Martinville, 70582
(entrance at bottom of park)

Take Hwy 90 south from Lafayette. 
Take St.Martinville/Cade exit. 
Take left at stop sign.
Take left on Hwy 96.
Continue down Hwy 96 to St. Martinville. 
Take left at intersection of Martin Luther King (red light) and Hwy 96
(Terrace Rd).
Continue down Martin Luther King (about one mile) until you get to Adam
Carlson Dr. 
Turn right and continue to the park. 
Watch for signs.
 

Thomas Fields' Party
Mire
Ozark Dr. North of Hwy 98 fna Hwy 95. Mire, LA
 {left of red pin}

Take I-10 West from Lafayette 
Take Mire/Duson Exit #92. 
Take a right at stop sign heading north on Hwy 95.
Continue past the four-way stop. 
Take the first gravel road on the left (Ozark Dr) 
Continue down the gravel road until you come to a deep curve (property with
a white pipe fence). 
That's It!!!!!!!!!!! 
You'll see the driveway to the left after making the curve.


Lake Charles Civic Center
Lake Charles
900 Lake Shore Drive, Lake Charles, 70602
 

from Lafayette on I-10--head West to Lake Charles take the Ryan St. exit and
stay on Ryan St. until you get to Broad St. and take a right. You 'll run
into the Civic Center.

from Texas--I-10 East to Lake Charles, once you cross the bridge, take the
first exit, like you're going to the casino, pass it up and as the street
curves to your right the Civic Center will be directly ahead of you.



Dog Hill - Mrs. Boozoo Chavis' Home
Lake Charles
Petah St., Lake Charles, 70607
 

Take I-10 west to Lake Charles.
Take the I-210 Bypass.
Take I-210 to Hwy 14/Cameron Exit #8. 
Turn left on Hwy 14. 
Turn right on McNeese St (approx 1 1/2 - 2 mi)
Stay on McNeese until you pass Stadium on left. 
Turn left at next traffic light - Common St. 
Turn right on Leger Rd (at Jimbo's Quick Stop). There may be flags on the
corner.
Make a right turn onto Leger Rd (road will veer left).
Take a right on Petah St. 
You'll see Boozoo's home and the pavilion on the left.
 

PS - When heading back you'll see signs pointing to the left for I-210 at
Common Street. This is a longer and more congested route. Use it only if
you're headed west. 
 

The Grapevine
Donaldsonville, LA
211 Railroad Ave., Donaldsonville, LA, 70346

 

Take I-10 going east. Right before the Mississippi River Bridge into 
Baton Rouge, you would take a right onto Highway 1 towards Plaquemine. 
Take Highway 1 all the way to Mississippi Avenue. (You will notice 
there is construction going on where they are fixing the Bayou Lafourche 
Bridge, so you either have to take a left or a right). Take a left. 
Mississippi Avenue will curve around to the Mississippi River levee. 
You will then come to a light at "Railroad Avenue". 
Take a right on Railroad and go about 2 blocks. 
The Grapevine is on the left hand side (211 Railroad Avenue). It
is a two-story turn of the century commerical brick building with a 
light green canvas awning.

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Maps from various sources prepared by Gary Hayman

Update: April 16, 2006