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Acadiana

901 New York Ave NW, Ste 200A, Washington DC, DC 20001-4410 (Downtown / Chinatown)
202-408-8848
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Ranked #114 of 2,646 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Closest Metro is Gallery Place Chinatown on the Yellow, Green and Red Lines. Washington Circulator bus stops directly in front of restaurant on the New York Avenue Side.
Description: Acadiana offers the flavors, culture and the warmth of the seductive southern region. They offer the perfect balance of the old and new...taking advantage of the rich bounty found in the Mississippi Delta, Bayous and the Gulf of Mexico.
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Dunkirk, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Truly enjoyed the 'barbecue shrimp'! And, the biscuits served before our meal with some kind of amazing pepper jelly! YUM!

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Newfoundland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We were here for a wedding brunch. Each of about 30 of us chose from the brunch menu and I think most were very happy. My sample of gumbo was good - spicy and rich. The eggs with asparagus and spinach were fine. The sorbet tasters were kind of coarsely crystalline with ice and I would not recommend. The beignets... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Ate here while in DC for business. Shared a bottle of win on a perfect Sept evening on the patio. Really enjoyed the menu and the service

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were in NOLA last year at this time and wanted to try to re-live the experience for a night. Arcadiana was a great choice; we felt like we were back in the big easy, the crowd was very diverse and lively! The charbroiled osyters were delicious as were the pork boudin balls. The blackened redfish was very tasty and... More

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Richland, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Good food, but the menu was a bit limited. The fried green tomatoes are fabulous. The beignets were good, but don't compare to Cafe DuMonde.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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112 reviews 112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is definitely the place to go if you want a taste of New Orleans and you can't make the trip to NOLA. Everyone gets a homemade biscuit with a cream cheese and glazed pepper jelly spread. The biscuits are the real deal. The crab/corn soup is tasty and comforting. The red beans and rice with a hefty piece of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went with a party of 4 on Friday night and sat outside. We were lucky enough to be the only table out there due to the weather. Amber was our server and although I'm sure the other servers are great, Amber blew us away. Her personality, attention to detail, and suggestions were on point. Everyone at the table left... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I love this restaurant. In fact, I might be slightly addicted. I've lived in the DC area for over 7 years and I must admit - it's sometimes challenging to come across truly memorable restaurants. I have a handful but not too many (compared to my experiences in NY or Philadelphia). However, Acadiana makes my top 5 list. Whenever I... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Good service and terrific main dishes especially seafood and veal. Beautiful surroundings and nice wine list.

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Maryland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Acadiana was a welcome addition to the downtown DC food scene when it opened a few years back. Fresh, innovative cajun style food. Acadiana has done a good job of staying fresh and current in the face of a major DC food scene revival the past couple of years. They offer menus that change seasonally while retaining a few standard... More

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