Coyote Blues prides itself on fresh Mexican food, and ceviche is the epitome of fresh and lthat ight south-of-the-border taste. Coyote Blues marinates shrimps and scallops in citrus juice, which cures the seafood without cooking it, and then tosses it with pico de gallo, lump crabmeat and diced avocado for $9.49. Eat it alone or with some of Coyote Blues’ tortilla chips. Mention EatLafayette and receive a free spicy beef taquitos appetizer with purchase of an entrée. Coyote Blues Fresh Mexican Grill is located at 5741 Johnston St. and open Monday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Every week day during EatLafayette, the popular initiative to get more diners into locally owned restaurants, The Independent will spotlight a Dish of the Day; on Wednesdays, our Dish of the Day also becomes the Dish of the Week and is published in the print edition. The campaign runs June 18 to Aug. 15.

To be eligible for the Dish of the Day feature, digital images from participating EatLafayette restaurants or their patrons must be emailed to Katie Macdonald at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Elizabeth Rose at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (From time to time, The Independent will also photograph some of the dishes.) When emailing please include information like any special cooking techniques used, the name of the chef or cook who prepared the dish, and whether the dish is part of an EatLafayette special. To be eligible for the Dish of the Week competition, cooks or chefs must also include the recipe and instructions on how to prepare the meal. Read more about The Independent’s ongoing EatLafayette coverage here.

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