For $19.95, Blue Dog Café's EatLafayette special includes a corn and crab bisque first course, a choice of crawfish enchiladas, a marinated grilled chicken breast with artichoke hearts or grilled tilapia as an entrée and a dessert of homemade pecan praline bread pudding.Known for its fresh seafood and Cajun classics, Blue Dog Café’s Grilled Tilapia is Monday's Dish of the Day. Grilled and set on a bed of angel hair pasta, the tilapia is topped with shrimp and artichokes sautéed in a white wine butter sauce, served with a side of vegetables du jour. The entrée is part of Blue Dog’s three-course meal available during EatLafayette. For $19.95, the EatLafayette special includes a corn and crab bisque first course, a choice of crawfish enchiladas, the Louisiana Purchase — a marinated grilled chicken breast with artichokes in an herbed wine and cream sauce topped with roasted pecans — or grilled tilapia as an entrée and a dessert of homemade pecan praline bread pudding.
Named for internationally acclaimed artist George Rodrigue’s iconic Blue Dog, the Blue Dog Café is one of Lafayette’s top seafood and steakhouse restaurants. It is located at 1211 W. Pinhook Road and is open for lunch Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dinner Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and brunch on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Every week day during EatLafayette, the popular initiative to get more diners into locally owned restaurants, The Independent will spotlight a Dish of the Day; on Wednesdays, our Dish of the Day also becomes the Dish of the Week and is published in the print edition. The campaign runs June 18 to Aug. 15.
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