There are many reasons why people choose to live in Lafayette. Its green rolling hills and strong commitment to environmental issues and fantastic climate are a big plus factors. As attractive as the beauty of its natural surroundings may be, you’ll still have the need for entertainment and good restaurants. The good news is that Lafayette has a wonderful variety of top class restaurants to choose from. Whether it’s family dining on a budget or fine dining you're after, you’ll find what you looking for. From home style American cooking to exotic flavors. Click on our link to find out more information on real estate, property management, and rental properties in Lafayette. Here's a short review of some of the city's favorites.
This is a genuine French bistro in the heart of Lafayette. They take pride in offering authentic unpretentious French cuisine. Chef Paul Magu trained in Paris. Since coming to the United States he has been a chef at the Ritz and St. Regis hotels in San Francisco. His aim with Reve Bistro is to offer a five star dining experience at a price that’s affordable to everyone. They offer a wide range of traditional French dishes and wines. They also cater for parties, weddings and functions.
What people most like about Reve Bistro:
- Fresh ingredients, expertly prepared.
- Truly authentic French cuisine – many patrons have said it feels like they’re dining out in Paris.
- Friendly and efficient service.
Bonehead’s Texas BBQ
As the name suggests, this a meat lover's paradise. However they also cater for vegetarians . The reason this restaurant has received an average rating of four and half stars on Yelp is simple. Owner Dave Roberson is passionate about curing and smoking meat. This means all their meat is slow smoked for up to 72 hours in the traditional way. Salads and sauces are prepared daily by the resident chefs. For those who enjoy some entertainment, Boneheads has live music on Friday and Saturday evenings.
What people like most about Bonehead’s Texas BBQ:
- The overwhelming majority of people insist it’s the best place for brisket - authentic Texas style BBQ.
- Great atmosphere.
- ·3 big screens for sports lovers.
This must be the most loved Italian restaurant in Lafayette. Located in a beautiful historic building surrounded by manicured gardens, it’s a highly sought after venue for parties and functions. The place has a genuine Tuscan country feel and the food matches this image. Locally born and bred chef Stuart Beatty is devoted to supporting local farmers - so the produce is always fresh and locally sourced. The menu provides great Italian favorites and many say the lasagna is the best to be found anywhere.
What people like most about Postino:
- Beautifully rustic and romantic Italian setting with cozy fire places.
- One of the best party and function venues in Lafayette.
- Wonderfully fresh ingredients.
The husband and wife team who own and run Kabab Burger aim to give Lafayette residents the warmth of Middle Eastern hospitality and the wonderful taste sensations of the region’s best dishes. Co-owner and Chef Michaella Ben-Ari has a degree from Tadmore Culinary College in Tel-Aviv. Both she and her husband Avi have been living in the East Bay area for more than 20 years.
What people like most about Kabab Burger:
- Great diversity on the menu – offering plenty of Greek and Israeli favorites.
- Freshly made pita breads and tatziki are well-loved.
- Convenient and fast service, offering call ahead and collect.
There are plenty of dining options available in Lafayette – these are but a few of the favorite restaurants in the city. All of them come highly recommended by both locals and visitors to the area and have earned at least a four star rating on several review sites.