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About Pamplona Tapas Bar and Restaurant
Hemingway, bullfighting, and flamenco married with superior Spanish wines and luscious small bites fashion a sophisticated culinary oasis in Downtown Lafayette. By marrying chic urban elegance with rustic Spanish simplicity, Pamplona transports flavors from traditional Spain fused with international tastes, such as those from France, Italy, and North Africa.
Lafayette, LA 70501
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday:2:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
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We offer the full menu, as well as special accommodations for your specific catering needs. Specialties include traditional Spanish fare like suckling pig, House-cured charcuterie and cheeses, and our Award Winning Paella Valenciana.
We have a parking lot caddy corner from us marked with a Pamplona Parking Only Sign.
We are a short walk from the Rosa Parks Transportation Center in downtown Lafayette, which has both Rail and Bus services available.
Private Party Facilities:
The Oyster Bar section of our restaurant is the perfect place for your private function. It seats up to 40 people comfortably and offers a window into our All-star kitchen.
Private Party Contact:
Andrew Payne: (337) 298-2516
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Pamplona Tapas Bar and Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
As always, was a great night out and a great meal! Excellent food, done consistently well.
The server was exceptional. Is our "go-to" place for an energetic night out. The seared octopus was a new dish, and we would definitely get it again. Every dish we've ever had at Pamplona has been very good to excellent. A suggestion: get the bacon wrapped dates for dessert!
This restaurant is amazing all around. It is great spot to grab a bite with friends or have a romantic date. The food is tapas, so small plates work well for family style events as well. If you're ever in the downtown Lafayette area definitely stop by and try this amazing gem.
Food, service and ambience were great, but the manager was very rude when we asked to speak with him. Our reservation was for 4 people and we wanted it increase to 6 and were told no. During the 1 1/2 hour we dined there were numerous empty tables all around us. When we pointed this out to the manager, he was extremely rude and disrespectful.
I was raised in Madrid and know very well Spanish kitchen. If you're expecting to have tapas as if you were in Spain this isn't the place, however it resembles the style with its own accent and delivers a very good food and fair service. We have been at this place several times and have always enjoyed our visit. This is a very nice place that will keep you coming back.
I never imagined I'd be fired up about Pamplona as I was about Chris's, the building's former incarnation, a favorite of mine. The po boys were great but even better were the bands for dancing on Friday nights after DTA. We did that for many years and were very sad to see that slice of life come to an end. However, over time the Pamplona experience has become a different thrill and we feel lucky to have it as an option. Pamplona is definitely a favorite!
We went to Pamplona with a group of 4; and wow, what a night it was. Each course was perfectly prepared, and the wine paired to the T. We started the meal with wonderfully executed craft cocktails which set the tone for what was to come. I recommend sharing every course family style in true tapas fashion. The Rib eye and Duck Breast finished off the meal perfectly. Our server paired this with the Mauro 2012 from Castilla y Leon, and it was an incredible ending to a perfect meal experience. Thank You to the whole Pamplona team for providing such an unforgettable evening.
The food was good, but it is a very cramped and loud atmosphere. The tables are so closely placed that we were nearly brushing elbows with the couple next to us. This is a "guys" or "Girls-nite-out" type of place. Not recommended for a date or what one would hope to be a quiet dinner.
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