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Voodooz Cajun Kitchen

Shop 5/12 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland QLD 4870 , Australia
+61 40513493
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Ranked #16 of 420 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $32
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Authentic New Orleans cuisine right here in Cairns. Taste the sensation of Seafood Gumbo, Jambalaya, Creole Prawns or a Rack of mouthwatering Southern Style Ribs. Wash it all down with a Hurricane cocktail or an icy beer, while listening to the best live Blues and Jazz music in town!
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English first
Cairns
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

A nice surprise. Didn't plan to visit this restaurant but enjoyed the meal. Particularly good after a day at the races - generous portions that soaked up the previously consumed alcohol :) Most women will be satisfied with an entree size for main. Hubby loved the ribs and my seafood gumbo was excellent. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Meals... More

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Cairns, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Voodooz is definitely worth a look, we've attended with small & larger groups and everyone has always left satisfied. Corn Bread, Ribs, Chicken Supreme & Pecan Pie are my top picks. Very small kitchen here, but they're cooking with love, service can be a little slow but I promise you will be having so much fun you won't even notice,... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went to this restaurant on a shore trip while on cruise. This was the best meal that we had over the entire cruise period despite the fact that we went to all the "pay" restaurants on the ship. The ambience was great. The food excellent.

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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a great little cafe. We went there for lunch, and had a pretty good po'boy (no oyster one unfortunately, but the blackened fish was very good). On another visit I tried the fried chicken, tasty though just a tad greasier than I'd like. So not the healthiest choice but great atmosphere and a good menu.

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Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Who would have imagined you could get very good Okra Gumbo in Australia??? I lost his card, but I believe the Owner is Jason, and it turns out he spent some time in New Orleans and learned to love and prepare the food. Much better Gumbo than any I've had in California and as others have stated, the service is... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We only had dessert and coffee but we got great service, a great atmosphere and excellent food. Owner operator provides friendly personal service. For dinner; make sure you book - venue is small and very popular.

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Mt Coolum
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It was the first time my husband and I had experienced cajun food and we really enjoyed it. The portions at Voodooz are large, so we shared a calamari salad to start, followed by entree size portions of the jambalaya and gumbo and this was more than ample! The jury is out as to which one we enjoyed more as... More

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Valley Heights, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The welcome was warm - a good start when out on your own. That continued all through the meal as the owner was present, attentive and not invasive (good skills). Lou Rawls live on the big screen provided great background music and with reasonably close comfortable seating providing a family feel. The meals looked big, so settled for corn entree... More

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Darwin, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our first time at Voodooz but not the last, the Jumbalaya & Gumbo were outstanding with decent size portions (especially the Jumbalaya), my wife had the ribs which were also fantastic. If your after something different in Cairns then this is the place, well done Voodooz and see you next time.

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NT
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49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

came to Cairns for a car show just had to try Voodooz again.. fried corn bread was just as good as the first time. corn cob yum. southern fried chicken tasty. chowder fantastic. beers cold. coffee perfect. special shout out to Raj for her great service on an unexpectedly busy Sunday night made the night faultless.

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