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Borden's

1103 Jefferson, Lafayette, LA -
This old ice cream shop with its deco-stucco exterior is a blast from the past, with frappes, sundaes and sodas made by confectionery masters.
87% Approval Rating (8 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Sundae
Root Beer Float
Malt

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (5)
Roadfood.com Editor
" "What is a frappe?" we ask as we study the drink section of the posted movable-letter menu above the counter at Borden's dairy bar. "That's frapp-AY," replies the mixologist, a soda-fountain veteran to whom the differences among a shake, malt, freeze, flip, ..."   [Read More]
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Karen Fontenot Madden
September 09, 2004
"Borden's is the place to go on Summer weekend afternoons. But beware, it can be crowded on Sunday around 3 p.m. The college is just a block away, and students come by for an afternoon snack, as do families, and just about everyone around. I can't remember when ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1103 Jefferson, Lafayette, LA


Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Borden's chocolate malt is presented with a spoon and a straw. The spoon is more useful, as the malt is too thick to suck up a straw.
"Borden's chocolate malt is presented with a spoon and a straw. The spoon is more useful, as the malt is too thick to suck up a straw."
Michael Stern





Here is where you stand to place your order ... and to watch the experts scoop, dip, mix, and squirt.
"Here is where you stand to place your order ... and to watch the experts scoop, dip, mix, and squirt."
Michael Stern


A neighborhood ice cream store, Borden's look like it hasn't changed in about a half century.
"A neighborhood ice cream store, Borden's look like it hasn't changed in about a half century."
Michael Stern


Portraits of Borden's mascot, Elsie the Cow, are evident inside the restaurant as well as outside above the doors. Her partner Elmer and their calf-child Beauregard are not depicted.
"Portraits of Borden's mascot, Elsie the Cow, are evident inside the restaurant as well as outside above the doors. Her partner Elmer and their calf-child Beauregard are not depicted."
Michael Stern


Sundae toppings. On the left, wet nuts. Right: strawberry
"Sundae toppings. On the left, wet nuts. Right: strawberry"
Michael Stern



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