About Charley G's Seafood Grill
Charley G's is a Lafayette favorite known for grilling aged beef & fresh Louisiana seafood over southern hardwoods. The food at Charley G's is driven by Southern inspiration and the menu changes seasonally with local seafood & produce. The casual yet upscale atmosphere has a bar area with live piano music Wednesday through Saturday & happy hour Monday though Friday from 4:00-7:00 pm. Charley G's also offers a wide assortment of specialty liquors, liqueurs & wines. Once a month Charley G's hosts a wine dinners that features wines from various regions and uniquely paired cuisine.
Lafayette, LA 70503
American, Southern, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am-2:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:30pm-9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm-10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live piano music Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine
Charley G's Seafood Grill Ratings and Reviews
Charley G's is always one of my wife an ...
Charley G's is always one of my wife and I's favorite. Food is always fresh and creative as they seasonally change the menu. The entire staff are very knowledgeable and enjoy focusing on detail. In addition their wine and drink list is outstanding and enjoyable to choose from.
Consistently one of my favorite spots! L ...
Consistently one of my favorite spots! Last week, friends and I got together to enjoy a meal. Service is to a t. Food is delicious. A variety of options — from the healthy to the decadent. First class service made the night a wonderful experience for us all. I believe our waiter's name was Shawn, which I note because a well-trained waiter/server is such a beautiful thing! Thanks, Charley G's for a lovely evening.
We had a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner! ...
We had a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner! The food was outstanding, the music great, and the ambiance festive. Most important, we received excellent service and extend thanks to our servers for working on Christmas Eve, so that I didn't have to cook!
I worked here for years... and I always ...
I worked here for years... and I always thoroughly enjoy coming back and dining. Nate was our server, and he was wonderful. The food and drinks were nothing short of amazing, as usual. The atmosphere was fun and festive. I'll certainly be back :)!!
I've been eating At Charlie G’s since 20 ...
I've been eating At Charlie G’s since 2001. I live in New Orleans and when I visit Lafayette I try to stop by and have bowl of their duck and andouille gumbo. All there entrees are delicious and you can't go wrong with any dish. I tried the mahi mahi and the pork belly wraps this past visit and delighted with flavors.
I can't quite put my finger on one reaso ...
I can't quite put my finger on one reason why, but I love Charlie G's! Something about the grilling meat smell in the air, the open kitchen bustling with activity, the tie-wearing, cultured but not stuffy wait staff, relatively simple, classic menu, the general ambiance. Reminds me of some of the New Orleans classics where I grew up. If I lived close to it, I'd probably be broke, because I'd eat there daily!
My absolute favorite restaurant in town! ...
My absolute favorite restaurant in town! The food is always delicious and sourced locally. The staff is highly professional and very friendly. The wood grill makes the restaurant smell delicious! Fantastic selection of specialty drinks and wine, and also beautiful desserts by the in-house pastry chef.
Me and my husband went to Charley G's fo ...
Me and my husband went to Charley G's for our anniversary. The atmosphere was fantastic, with a piano playing in the backgroud. Food was great as well, my husbank ordered the fillet with potatoes and I ordered the crab cakes. We will surely visit this place again in the near future!
The portion size is not large, and for t ...
The portion size is not large, and for the price some sides could be included, however the food was delicious. We loved the live piano with dinner. I know this is laid back Lafayette, but If you are offering fine dinning, then you should be willing to have a dress code. Most of the clientele was in nice evening dress, but we has one group guys seated beside us who were wearing what would generously be called work clothes and baseball caps. If I'm paying $75 for two small meals, I don't want to have to put up with someone next to me who should have gone to a sports bar, talking on their cell phones and being loud. If someone wants to wear dirty jeans and T-shirts they should be seated in the bar.
I was extremely disappointed in my exper ...
I was extremely disappointed in my experience at Charlie G's. The service was very slow. We spent almost two hours for dinner, and the diners around us were in the same boat. The food okay but not spectacular. The waitress did come by to check on us once or twice, but the "large party in the back" excuse sounded false. I didn't penalize the waitress with my tip, and the host was very nice.
However, given they are a high end establishment, I did not feel like I got a good value for the cost. So, I will not go back there anytime soon.
A mixed bag. A beautiful space, thought ...
A mixed bag. A beautiful space, thoughtfully designed and very comfortable. Outstanding tuna tartare, the best I have ever had. The sample of gumbo we were given was in a classic Cajun style, with a really dark roux. Delicious. But the Gulf fish had too much going on and the crispy duck was certainly crispy but medium instead of medium rare. Nathan was a very attentive server but when we were waiting for dessert the crew decided it was time to start closing things up. We felt as if we were holding them up. The coffee arrived so hot it was obviously microwaved and the pecan pie was dry. An unfortunate finish. We had a much different experience at the sister restaurant Social Southern Table and Bar. Clearly one should consider going with the house specialties and take suggestions from your servers at other restaurants in the area.
I've never had less than a wonderful exp ...
I've never had less than a wonderful experience dining at Charley G's. There is no dish I've tried that I did not like! I personally recommend trying the crab cakes, house salad (add your protein of choice) and the gulf fish of the day is always delicious! Honestly, you can not go wrong with any dish on the menu. Fantastic go to for lunch or dinner!
The food and service was excellent, howe ...
The food and service was excellent, however, the piano bar was a disappointment. The piano music was just noise to me as I didn't recognize any of the "songs" played except the Star Spangled Banner.
Customer service was priority and we really appreciate the effort your company has placed on this very important aspect of the business. Very enjoyable night.
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