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Voodooz Cajun Kitchen

Shop 5/12 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland QLD 4870 , Australia
+61 40513493
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Ranked #17 of 421 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $33
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
Mt Coolum
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

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
28 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We loved everything about Voodooz from the funky vibe with the cool music and decor to the fabulous food that is delicious with some quirky twists on the menu, like banana mayo with chips (it's seriously addictive!) and the flapjack cornbread - yum!!! The serves are generous and the menu is extensive (in addition to jambalaya, gumbo, fried chicken and... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Jason and staff have created a little bit of Louisiana right in the middle of Cairns. I grew up in Louisiana and still cook jambalaya, red beans and rice, and seafood gumbo. Voodooz is just like sitting around a family kitchen with good food, good music and a bar for the adults. Stop in and stay a while!

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Mt Barney, Qld
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I love Cajun food and this is amongst the best I have ever eaten. Entree size is very generous. Jambalaya is the pick.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Terrible!! Sooo much salt I am ill. I had the jambalaya and my husband had the fried chicken, both had far too much salt. The food is served so hot it burns your pallete. It would have been OK if they had reduced the salt by about 90 percent.

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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

High quality good food. I had the corn on the cob and ribs. Took most of the small portion home, generous portions. Really great atmosphere food couldn't be better. Cairns must try.

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Chicago, IL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We enjoyed a great meal here. One of the best of our month-long Australian trip. I had a creole shrimp dish that was fabulous and my son had the jambalaya which they were able to make without seafood (he's allergic). My husband had seafood gumbo I think. Anyway, we are Cajun food lovers and were very pleasantly surprised that there... More

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