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Café des Amis

140 East Bridge St., Breaux Bridge, LA - (337) 332-5273
If you are looking for a full, true, and joyous taste of Acadian Louisiana, you'll find none more satisfying than this, from beignets for breakfast to crawfish supper and gateau sirop for dessert.
87% Approval Rating (24 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Eggs Begnaud
Catfish Nuggets
Oysters des Amis
Gateau Sirop
Bowl of Hen & Andouille Gumbo
Fried Green Tomatoes with Crab Imperial
Crawfish Pie
Andouille Cheese Grits
Eggplant Napoleon
Fried Eggplant w/ crawfish etouffee
Boudin-Stuffed Oreille de Couchon
Beignets
Oven Roasted Duck
Shrimp Half and Half
Corn and Seafood Bisque

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"We were lost in the small community of Breaux Bridge looking for Café des Amis, unable to find East Bridge Street and stupidly oblivious to the street signs we kept passing that said "Rue de Pont Est." When it dawned on us that we were there, we soon found the corner ..."   [Read More]
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Anne Ritchings - Photos (8)
May 13, 2009
"We arrived at Cafe des Amis just after the doors opened for lunch and were greeted as if we were long-lost friends. We were seated at a table next to the front window where we could watch the passing scene and wave to passersby as they waved to us. Such a friendly ..."   [Read More]
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Jo Ann Hunter
July 20, 2004
"We were looking for a place to eat a late lunch/early dinner last Tuesday afternoon after driving the scenic route through the Bayou Country all day. We almost drove right past Cafe des Amis but luckily caught sight of it before it was lost to us forever. We had no ..."   [Read More]
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don benson
January 30, 2011
"We went to Café des Amis for the zydeco breakfast and had a very good time. We got there early and were seated at a small table near the back and ordered beignets and coffee to kill some time. We ordered breakfast just before the band started playing and enjoyed a ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

140 East Bridge St., Breaux Bridge, LA
(337) 332-5273

http://www.cafedesamis.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:Yes
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Fried green tomatoes with crab imperial was the star of a stellar meal.
"Fried green tomatoes with crab imperial was the star of a stellar meal."
Anne Ritchings





Thick with corn, crawfish and shrimp, this creamy soup could be a meal in itself.
"Thick with corn, crawfish and shrimp, this creamy soup could be a meal in itself."
Anne Ritchings


If you can't decide between fried or etouffee, this is the shrimp dish for you.
"If you can't decide between fried or etouffee, this is the shrimp dish for you."
Anne Ritchings


Who knew that crawfish and eggplant were natural partners?
"Who knew that crawfish and eggplant were natural partners?"
Anne Ritchings


Eggs Begnaud: a grilled biscuit topped with crawfish etouffee and/or crawfish au gratin and two eggs (with cheese grits on the side). In this case, Jane asked for her eggs cooked hard. They are covering a mountain of wonderful crawfish.
"Eggs Begnaud: a grilled biscuit topped with crawfish etouffee and/or crawfish au gratin and two eggs (with cheese grits on the side). In this case, Jane asked for her eggs cooked hard. They are covering a mountain of wonderful crawfish."
Michael Stern


These catfish nuggets were plump, juicy, and perfectly fried.
"These catfish nuggets were plump, juicy, and perfectly fried."
Anne Ritchings


Beignets come smothered with powdered sugar. There's nothing better with cafe au lait!
"Beignets come smothered with powdered sugar. There's nothing better with cafe au lait!"
Michael Stern


Gateau Sirop means
"Gateau Sirop means "syrup cake," an extremely regional specialty here in sugar cane country. It has a deep, dark, spicy flavor."
Michael Stern


Oreille de Couchon, meaning
"Oreille de Couchon, meaning "pig ear" is in fact a thin roll of dough that is fried crisp and topped with powdered sugar. It is available here stuffed with boudin: a marvelous mix of sweet and savory."
Michael Stern


Scrambled Eggs Begnaud with cheese andouille grits.
"Scrambled Eggs Begnaud with cheese andouille grits."
Scott Jeffcote


Everyone dancing early in the morning... gotta love it!
"Everyone dancing early in the morning... gotta love it!"
Scott Jeffcote


Located in a former retail store, Cafe des Amis has seating right smack-dab in the window!
"Located in a former retail store, Cafe des Amis has seating right smack-dab in the window!"
Michael Stern


These icons are a beautiful, if unorthodox, addition to the decor.
"These icons are a beautiful, if unorthodox, addition to the decor."
Anne Ritchings


The walls of Cafe des Amis are an art gallery. Currently on display:
"The walls of Cafe des Amis are an art gallery. Currently on display: "Visions of Hope," iconography by Sylvia Inzerella."
Michael Stern


The art in the cafe provides nourishment for the soul.
"The art in the cafe provides nourishment for the soul."
Anne Ritchings


The building originally housed a coffin maker and this was part of the elevator that hauled the finished product to another level of the business.
"The building originally housed a coffin maker and this was part of the elevator that hauled the finished product to another level of the business."
Anne Ritchings


Blue skies and four-star Cajun cooking: life is good!
"Blue skies and four-star Cajun cooking: life is good!"
Michael Stern


A friendly place, indeed ... in Breaux Bridge, the crawfish capital of the world.
"A friendly place, indeed ... in Breaux Bridge, the crawfish capital of the world."
Michael Stern



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