Lafayette’s Top Four Healthy, Organic Restaurants

Deep in the heart of Cajun Country, the city of Lafayette, Louisiana, boasts a special charm and ranks among the best places to live in the Pelican State. So it’s no surprise that this up-and-coming city also lays claim to some unexpectedly exceptional healthy restaurants.

How to find them? You just have to know where to look.

Not to worry -- we’ve done the work for you. Our team has vetted thousands of restaurants all across America to determine those that meet our stringent criteria. We’re pleased to announce our Top 4 restaurant picks for healthy, organic restaurants in the Deep South City of Lafayette:

Sandra’s Kitchen

111 Rena Drive
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

This café and health food store offers more than just heathy food. You can also shop for needed supplements, groceries, and more.

Plate lunches differ from day to day and all meals are prepared with organic and/or all natural ingredients. You’ll find delicious menu options such as Vegetable Lasagna, Scallops, Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas, Mahi Mahi, Ribeye Steak, Salmon, Elk Chili, Sea Bass Courtboullion, Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Duck, Curried Beef, Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings, Grilled Tilapia, Turkey Meatloaf, Smothered or Curried Chicken, Gumbo, Tuna Casserole, Red Beans and Brown Rice, Three Bean Chili, Cabbage Casserole, Soups, Sandwiches, Wraps, and more.

Clean Juice

3546 Ambassador Caffery Parkway A
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

Founders, Kat and Landon Eckles opened their first location in 2015 and now have over 100 locations across America. First and foremost on their website, you’ll see their commitment to NO GMOs, NO harmful pesticides, NO hidden additives, and NO HPP.

Offering USDA certified organic juices, smoothies, and foods, favorites include The Green Bowl (Organic Acai Blended with Organic Spinach, Organic Kale, Organic Banana, Organic Honey, Organic Spirulina & Organic Almond Milk. Topped With Organic Granola, Organic Banana & Organic Honey), Balanced Bowl (Organic Mixed Greens, Organic Quinoa, Organic Hard-Boiled Egg, Organic Avocado, Organic Feta, Organic Goji Berries, Organic Hemp Seeds & Organic Walnuts), and the Garden Wrap (gluten-free wrap, organic spicy avocado hummus, organic quinoa, organic cucumber organic carrot, organic red pepper flakes and Tessemae’s Organic Green Goddess Dressing, served cold).

Blu Basil Wine & Grill

In the mood for something different? Consider Blu Basil, a relatively new restaurant in Cajun County, featuring Vietnamese classics. Signature entrees include Ginger Scallops (stir-fried scallops with house made peppered pear sauce, mixed vegetables, white rice), Chicken Curry (yellow curry with coconut milk, potatoes, carrots, bell peppers, sweet peas, white rice), and Stir Fried Curry Noodles (stir-fried udon noodles in yellow curry with mixed vegetables).

Scratch Farm Kitchen

406 Garfield Street
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501

Located in downtown Lafayette, Scratch Farm Kitchen lives up to their name by supporting local farmers and serving farm-to-plate, made-from-scratch favorites.

It’s a little tricky to find their menu online, but their Facebook page offers up-to-date tempting seasonal dishes like Jerk Chx Bowl (coconut-kaffir lime rice, carrots two ways, watermelon radish, cilantro, friend egg), a vegan Lil’ Sexy Wrap (blackened tofu with grilled corn and cashew pea spread), and Carrot and Turnip Top Soup with Kumquat.

The Scratch Farm Kitchen is currently open for breakfast and lunch.

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.