The French Press

Row 1

214 E Vermilion St (btw Polk St & Taylor St)
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 233-9449
Breakfast, Café
$ $ $
Mon–Thu: 7:00 AM–2:00 PM Fri: 7:00 AM–2:00 PM Sat: 9:00 AM–2:00 PM Sun: 9:00 AM–2:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Try the praline bacon! It's divine.
  • Order truffle fries with any plate & a side of Steen's syrup. Pour a little syrup on your plate, tap a fry into it, & then touch the aioli. You're welcome! Great w/Sweet Baby Breesus Sliders!!
  • Chefs Girouard and McPhail highlight the nuances and variances between Cajun and Creole cuisine through one big, beautiful, bountiful dish of Gumbo, at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 29 June 1.
  • The French Press is definitely a place to expect the unexpected! Be it breakfast, lunch, or a weekend dinner, The French Press has something for you!
  • The Cajun Benedict and cheddar chipotle grits gave me one of the best meals of me entire life. This restaurant is unforgettable and adventurous!
  • A quaint yet bustling caf with nomnomnom food.
  • Breakfast and lunch only -- have the Cajun Benedict, its life changing.
  • Really nice breakfast sandwiches!!!
  • The Cajun Breakfast Sandwich was a great marriage of boudin and fried egg.
  • Bloody Mary's, Cajun Benedict and the breakfast sandwich in a spinach wrap awesome!
  • New Orleans trained Lafayette native, Justin Girouard has teamed up with his wife Margaret to open a new staple in the Lafayette restaurant scene
  • If you're going for brunch, better to get there really early (9:00 AM or earlier) or late (12:30 or after). Try the praline bacon!
  • the best food I've had in years
  • Lots of sw Louisiana breakfast options. All wonderful!
  • Say yes to praline bacon!
  • Food was GREAT! Service was GREAT! I love this place! I had the Cajun Benedict and my boyfriend had chicken and waffles. I had no complaints! My bf loved his chicken but wasn't a big fan of the waffle
  • The sweet baby breesus
  • Do the praline bacon, like everyone says! It's fantastic!!
  • the atmosphere is great but I can't comment on the food because after an hour we still haven't seen ours... The French press coffee is on point though.
  • Eggs on toast with bacon yumm!