Alexandria, Louisiana: Giant Crawfish

Swamp Daddy's giant red crawfish is reason enough to pull over at his restaurant -- the local menu is an option.

Swamp Daddy's

55 Macarthur Drive, Alexandria, LA
Swamp Daddy's. On Macarthur Drive between Peach St. and Laurel St.
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Crawfish. Giant Crawfish

Swamp Daddy's giant crawfish is coming apart. It looks like it was made with red tape wrapping a frame of steel rods and chicken wire. Unfortunately the elements have not been kind to it, and gaping holes are already showing up.

[JJ Kwashnak, 09/16/2009]
Giant Crawfish. Giant Crawfish

Swamp Daddy's restaurant doesn't need any fancy neon sign to coax curious travelers to stop at their restaurant. A giant red crawfish sits next to this establishment on the lawn.

[Gina Godding, 07/22/2009]

The big crawfish is clutching two flags depicting crawfish. We agree with Gina's behind-the-scenes assessment that the statue isn't fiberglass, and is something like painted duct tape or plastic wrap over a frame. Nicely done, like a home-made airplane.

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