Every single thing about the Rip Van Winkle gardens on Jefferson Island is amazing and beautiful. The food was delicious! We had the seafood bisque and the shrimp and sausage gumbo. The grounds are beautifully maintained. You can see workers keeping it up throughout but it's no distraction. If anything it shows how much they care. The grounds are covered... 更多
Very beautiful grounds & home! We loved walking through the gardens and the home tour was very good. The house is beautiful and definitely worth seeing. We ate lunch at the cafe which was a treat. The food was very good and it was nice to eat lunch overlooking the lake. The bird sanctuary on the property was awesome! I... 更多
When in New Iberia, I always take my friends here for the beautiful oaks tress and gardens. Eat at the café...it is authentic and second to none. Learn about the unique history of this island. You will not be disappointed!
Tour the beautiful, dense, cool gardens and tour the splendidly furnished Joseph Jefferson House - for only $10.00. Then dine on wholesome, delicious food -- the owners make the house savory bisque laden with crawfish, shrimp and crabmeat... "it ate like an étoufée" -- while overlooking the Mississippi River.
We stopped here to see the peacocks and it was absolutely breathtaking. The view here and gardens are beyond beautiful. The peacocks were so beautiful and made great noises when they were calling. We saw a family of raccoons climbing up a tree. The gardens are full of beautiful birds, trees and flowers. Stop here, you will not be disappointed.... 更多
Just a wonderful place to relax, enjoy the plants and animals. We went on the house tour as well which was informative and interesting. While walking back we were fortunate enough to bump into the owner working on site and his friendly dog. The owner is a happy man who is eager to share his love and knowledge of the... 更多
The flowers at this garden were very beautiful and well kept. I wish that we could have seen more wildlife, although the peacocks were pretty amazing. We also ate at the Cafe and the food was exceptional.
If you are in South Louisiana, you should check out Rip Van Winkle Gardens. The restaurant on site overlooks a lake and the food was wonderful! The gardens are delightful. And if you are able to tour the house, you are in for a treat! I really enjoyed visiting this place.