Lafayette Food Tours Make the Perfect Valentine’s Day Date

Lafayette, Louisiana, is a historic city just off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico with a booming local culinary scene, which means there are endless restaurants you can visit for creative dishes with the freshest surf and turf menus. That’s why there’s no better way to spend your Valentine’s Day than on one of the many Lafayette food tours!

No matter what your favorite cuisine or dish is, you can find a food tour in Lafayette that will cater to you. Lovers of Cajun food can jump on the Cajun Food Tours bus any day of the week and try dishes from six restaurants, all for one low price paid at the beginning of the tour.

Mediterranean Connection is another great tour that will take you around the many restaurants serving authentic, creative foods from Greece, Lebanon, and other countries on the coast of the Mediterranean sea. What’s more romantic than imagining the clear waters and ancient architecture of coastal Europe while you eat?

You can get even more specific and go on a crawfish tour, checking out the best crawfish Lafayette has to offer, or hit the Cajun Boudin Trail to try a wide variety of dishes that include this famous Cajun blood sausage, or sample Lafayette’s many gumbos.

Maybe this Valentine’s Day you’d rather sample a little of everything. Try the Best Food Town tour, named after the title of “Best Food City in the USA” given to Lafayette by USA Today. Or, if you’re looking to fill up on lunch before your evening plans, try the Plate Lunch Experience.

Our Favorite Things to Do in Lafayette

things to do in Lafayette

Whether you are a long-time resident of Lafayette, Louisiana, or just passing through, our hometown has something for you. Here are just a few of our favorite things to do in Lafayette:

Visit Acadian Village

Step back into Louisiana’s Cajun roots at Acadian Village. Don’t forget to pick out some homemade candy at the General Store!

Take the Kids to Zoosiana

Zoosiana is our local zoo and features wonderfully interactive exhibits and hosts fun seasonal events throughout the year. It’s the perfect place to spend an afternoon with the kiddos.

Tour the Swamps of LeBlanc

If you didn’t get enough authentic Cajun-ness from your visit to Acadian Village, run over to our neighbors in Saint Martinville and take a swamp tour. From the safety of your speedboat, a real swamp-man will talk you through all the beautiful waterfowl, monstrous gators, gorgeous foliage, and swamp history.

Devour a Shrimp Poor Boy at Olde Tyme Grocery

Of all the things to do in Lafayette, this one might be the tastiest. Stop by Olde Tyme Grocery and order the shrimp poor boy – you won’t regret it.

Stop in at Hampton Mitsubishi

Whether you’re popping in for some standard maintenance for your beloved “Mitsu” or checking out our wide-ranging stock of brand new models, a stop at Hampton Mitsubishi is always a good thing to do in Lafayette.