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Randol's iconic alligator relocating to visitor's center

The famous alligator greeting diners at Randol's for more than 50 years has new home
Posted at 10:35 AM, Dec 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-02 23:44:41-05

LAFAYETTE, La. – The iconic Randol's alligator was moved Thursday to the visitor's center in Lafayette.

Frank Randol, the owner of Randol's Restaurant, donated the alligator to the Lafayette Convention & Visitors Center.

Randol's Seafood and Restaurant announced in November that after more than 50 years of boiled crawfish and Cajun music they were closing their doors.

According to The Advocate, Superior Grill has bought the former Randol’s for more than $3.5 million.

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