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Front view of Antoni's Italian Cafe
Owners of Antoni's Italian Cafe: Holly Cure & Eli Cure

Indulge in the Flavors of Italy at Antoni’s Italian Café, a Lafayette Tradition Spanning Over 25 Years

In the heart of Lafayette, a culinary gem has been delighting locals and visitors alike with the authentic tastes of Italy. Since 1996, Antoni’s Italian Café has been an embodiment of Italian culinary tradition, and the journey continues to flourish.

Founded by Bruce and Lynda Cart, Antoni’s emerged as a cozy haven in 1996, built on a vision of offering uncomplicated, fresh Italian cuisine within a warm, familial ambience. Building upon this legacy, Holly and Eli Cure took the reins in 2013, preserving the restaurant's original essence while infusing it with their innovative twists on timeless Old World recipes.

Calling all wine enthusiasts! Our meticulously curated wine collection, housed within a climate-controlled credenza, presents an array of captivating Italian wines. Allow us to expertly pair a wine selection with a dish from our traditional Italian menu. This menu is a harmonious tapestry of culinary delights, crafted from the freshest ingredients, and designed to provide our patrons with an authentic Italian experience. From classic pizzas and calzones to exquisite offerings like Quail, Salmon, Shrimp, and Filet Mignon, our diverse range caters to every palate, craving, and budget. Experience a taste of oceanic delight this weekend at Antoni's with our exquisite weekend special – featuring the finest fresh hand-cut fish. Sweet endings are a must at Antoni’s, with our delectable desserts serving as a perfect finale to your dining journey.

Antoni’s Italian Café stands as a versatile haven for any occasion, effortlessly transitioning from casual luncheons to upscale dinners. The essence of genuine Southern hospitality underpins our philosophy, ensuring that each guest is embraced as part of our extended family. Beyond the culinary voyage, we are committed to offering an environment that complements our authentic Italian cuisine with comfort and satisfaction.

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