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A tradition of great oyster bars runs deep in the history of Abbeville thanks to the first 19th century oystermen who used the Vermillion River flowing through town as an avenue to sell their fresh harvest. Abbeville remains a destination for oyster lovers who satisfy their cravings at a cluster of modern mollusk emporiums. The city's French heritage runs deeper still, beginning with its founder, the Catholic missionary Père Antoine Désiré Mégret, who in 1843 named Abbeville for his hometown in France. He modeled the town's original plan after a typical French village, and today Magdalen Square gives Abbeville a picturesque downtown center with its gazebo, fountain and the historic St. Mary Magdalen Church. Abbeville is home to several annual festivals, including the Giant Omelette Festival each November when cooks prepare a 5,000-egg specimen outdoors. Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, museums and history tours, while birding trails and golf beckon nearby.

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    304 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    This c.1913 blacksmith shop was originally located at 210 S. Jefferson Street in downtown Abbeville and was one of the few blacksmith shops in operation in a downtown area until it closed its doors...
    City: Abbeville
    105 Jacqulyn St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Gourmet pizzas, great pastas, specialty calzones and the best Ceasar salad you ever had! All of our pizza crusts and sauces are made from scratch and we only use the freshest ingredients.
    City: Abbeville
    10218 LA Hwy. 82 Abbeville, LA 70510
    Cajun Chef Caro, creator of Cajun Power® products, began cooking at a young age. He started helping his mother in the kitchen and soon discovered his passion for cooking. His mother, Getrude,...
    City: Abbeville
    111 Trahan St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    RV park with daily, weekly and monthly rates. Drive-thru sites with 30 or 50 amp hook-ups, water, sewer and cable. Open 24 hrs.
    City: Abbeville
    1905 Veterans Memorial Dr. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Sure, Vermilion Parish is known for our food, but we’re more than a great meal - peaceful towns, authentic Cajun culture, family-friendly festivals, marshlands teeming with wildlife...
    City: Abbeville
    1911 W. Summers Dr. Abbeville, LA 70510
    We've expanded our operations beyond Enterprise car rental to include fleet management and used car sales. Our adaptability and our insistence that we put our customers' needs first, the foundation...
    City: Abbeville
    105 E. Vermilion St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Spacious guest rooms in a 100-year-old home.
    City: Abbeville
    506 Park Ave. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Nestled peacefully on the banks of the Vermilion River in southern Louisiana, Bayou Rose awaits your visit. A one-bedroom cottage complete with full-size kitchen, living area, bath and shower,...
    City: Abbeville
    109 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Located in downtown Abbeville, the Courtyard Cafe serves poboys, deli sandwiches, soups, desserts and specialty coffees.
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A tradition of great oyster bars runs deep in the history of Abbeville thanks to the first 19th century oystermen who used the Vermillion River flowing through town as an avenue to sell their fresh harvest. Abbeville remains a destination for oyster lovers who satisfy their cravings at a cluster of modern mollusk emporiums. The city's French heritage runs deeper still, beginning with its founder, the Catholic missionary Père Antoine Désiré Mégret, who in 1843 named Abbeville for his hometown in France. He modeled the town's original plan after a typical French village, and today Magdalen Square gives Abbeville a picturesque downtown center with its gazebo, fountain and the historic St. Mary Magdalen Church. Abbeville is home to several annual festivals, including the Giant Omelette Festival each November when cooks prepare a 5,000-egg specimen outdoors. Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, museums and history tours, while birding trails and golf beckon nearby.

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