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Authentic Cajun Cuisine and Famous Louisiana Art

Downtown Lake Charles restaurant providing great food and service surrounded by world famous Blue Dog artwork by George Rodrigue.

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A variety of great food + live music & free mimosas = the best Sunday Brunch around!


Every Sunday from 10:30am - 2pm
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About the Artist

IMG_0410George Rodrigue (1944-2013) started his career by painting Louisiana bayous, live oak trees, Cajuns and the legends and folklore of the Acadiana area.  It was from one of these Cajun legends about a ghostlike werewolf dog that the Blue Dog series was born.

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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake Charles

HAPPY HOUR Monday thru Saturday, 2-7 pm limited menu in bar 2-5 pm 2 for 1 mixed drinks (single call, well liquor) $2 domestic longnecks $2 Abita Amber and Purple Haze draught $5 House wine Limited menu in bar Mon-Fri 2-5 pm
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesFriday, April 28th, 2017 at 2:13am
“I painted Tee Teddie to accompany Elvis and his Hound Dog on opposite walls of the restaurant’s bandstand,” recalled George Rodrigue, pictured. #tbt 2013

“Café Tee George’s theme was early memorabilia, including cowboy comic book covers, old time metal signs, and personal items, such as my barber chair and 25-year crawfish collection. All was lost or severely damaged except Tee Teddie, which sustained only smoke damage, darkening its colors.”

After losing Café Tee George to a fire in 1997, Rodrigue and his good friend Steve Santillo opened the Blue Dog Cafe -- Lafayette, LA, now also in Lake Charles. Read more- http://www.wendyrodrigue.com/2013/02/tee-teddie.html
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesThursday, April 27th, 2017 at 9:13am
Come cool down at Blue Dog with a refreshing Watermelon Mojito 🍹
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesThursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1:37am
“Clarence Thibodaux of Kaplan, Louisiana, was very proud to take his wife hunting with him,” explained artist George Rodrigue. “However, she knew that she was in for a long day. Not only did she help him shoot the ducks, she also cleaned and cooked them upon her return home that evening.”

This painting is part of the Begneaud Collection, a series of 25 paintings by George Rodrigue capturing the traditions, culture, people, and landscape of south Louisiana. Don't miss this exceptional exhibition, on view through April 30th at Rodrigue Studio Lafayette. FREE.

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https://georgerodrigue.com/opening-reception-begneaud-collection/

Pictured: "A Good Morning" (Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Thibodaux) 1980 by George Rodrigue, oil on canvas, 40x30 inches.
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesSunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 3:05am
Happy Earth Day!
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesSaturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 2:00am
Blue Dog Burger--Might just be one of Lake Charles' best kept secrets as one of the best in town.. come try for yourself! Served at lunch 11-2pm
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesFriday, April 21st, 2017 at 12:00pm
get ready for a weekend filled with tasty drinks, excellent food, and amazing entertainment!
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesFriday, April 21st, 2017 at 9:12am
Last year we were voted one of the top 20 local restaurants because of you, and we can do it again this year with your help! Click the link below to nominate your 3 favorite restaurants in SWLA and perhaps you might win a gift card ;)
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Blue Dog Cafe of Lake CharlesThursday, April 20th, 2017 at 3:36pm
Join us for a great seafood meal at the Blue Dog Cafe! Check out our menu here- http://lakecharles.bluedogcafe.com/full-menu/

Pictured: "Fresh Seafood" 1980 by George Rodrigue
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