Top 8 Cajun Brunches in Lafayette, LA Photo by: dtroyka via Flickr

Top 8 Cajun Brunches in Lafayette, LA

Here in Cajun Country, brunch isn’t just a meal, it’s an event. Crawfish enchiladas smothered in cheese, gouda grits, and sweet barbeque sliders are just a few of the incredible delicacies that await travelers and locals alike. If you’re visiting Lafayette, make sure you stop by at least one of these top 10 restaurants for brunch. Whether you’re looking for bottomless mimosas, local delicacies, or a little piece of Americana, there’s a mouth-watering brunch waiting for you in the Lafayette area.

8. Mel’s Diner

So what’s the big deal about Mel’s Diner? Maybe it’s the fun 50’s diner feel or the sweet rock n’ roll tunes they play. One thing’s for sure: it’s definitely the best brunch value in the Lafayette area, at around $8 a plate. While you won’t find anything too fancy or highfalutin here, what you do find will be terrific. Mel’s has all the great breakfast staples, like omelets, waffles, pancakes, scrambles, and more. Plus, enjoy Cajun favorites like red beans, rice and crawfish fettuccine, as well as just plain American favorites like open-faced sandwiches and epic chocolate shakes.

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