Frog City Cafe

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Frog City Cafe information

Location
Louisiana , USA
Address
1131 Church Point Hwy
Telephone
+1 337 334 7913
Prices
mains $12-16
Opening hours
11am-10pm Tue-Sat, to 2pm Sun
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The tourist board likes to say the little town of Rayne , 20 miles west of Lafayette, is the ‘Frog Capital of the World.’ What with a Frog Festival on Labor Day weekend (think frog-jumping contests) and a bevy of frog-themed murals around town, we’ll concede it’s at least the froggiest town in the USA. The wet rice fields around Rayne are ideal aquatic habitats. Locals started shipping the high-hopping amphibians to New Orleans restaurants in the 1890s; by 1946 they were being exported as far as France. Exports have since ceased, but you can still try fried frog legs at Chef Roy’s Frog City Cafe .