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1928 Charity St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5410
337-893-9437
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: This is the definitive place to eat boiled crawfish. It's the best in the...
This is the definitive place to eat boiled crawfish. It's the best in the entire world. You need to get it onto TripAdvisor
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
OMG the best shrimp, ever

Absolutely the best boiled shrimp I have ever had in my life. A new personal favorite. If your looking for boiled seafood this place is worth any drive. Go early for first seating.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Kaplan, Louisiana
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Kaplan, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Absolutely the best boiled shrimp I have ever had in my life. A new personal favorite. If your looking for boiled seafood this place is worth any drive. Go early for first seating.

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Erath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you aren't in the mood to deal with the preparation and clean up of boiling your own crawfish, or you are from out of town, this is definitely the best place to go for boiled crawfish! I will warn you immediately that the wait is very long, so it's important to go put your name down on the waiting... More 

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Scott, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The secret is out!!! Cajun Claws serves SELECT crawfish (reason for higher price). You get a consistent size with select; here at The Claw, they are all large. Purged clean and boiled to perfection! We always go early (you literally have to before Lent), enjoy visiting with others and once in the bar for Happy Hour, have the famous fried... More 

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Canfield, Ohio, United States
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Wonderful service and prices. Fried shrimp were amazing - but the craw dad's were incredible. Worth the 30 minute trip from Lafayette.

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Lafayette, LA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

When you give a restaurant a rating you have to take into account the food (taste and presentation), the service (speed and courtesy), the atmosphere (compared to other restaurants of the same type) and of course the overall price verses the overall experience. When it comes to food I'd have to say that it was without a doubt the best... More 

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Broussard, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Cajun claws catered an event recently, and they rocked it as usual. Great staff and excellent crawfish. I plan to use them for my daughters birthday this year as well. Can't wait!

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The long lineups are a testament to the quality seafood served here. There are other items on the menu but if you're not having boiled crawfish or fried/boiled shrimp, you're in the wrong place. High end of the price scale but the crawfish are clean and large. Highly recommended. Tip: instead of waiting 3 hrs in line, go early and... More 

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Abbeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The crawfish are the cleanest and always seasoned to perfection. The fried shrimp are huge and delicious.. Appetizer: CRAWFISH NACHOS !!! For dessert: Fried pistollette stuffed with ice cream with the lemon glaze.......

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Pahrump, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is one of my restaurants that I will go way out of my way to eat at. We are staying in Henderson right next to a cafe that has "crawfish" in it's name and drove for over an hour to eat here. Not just for the crawfish though. It also has the finest fried shrimp we have ever had... More 

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Abbeville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Everytime i have been here the food has been beyond wonderful. I have always ordered the boiled crawfish so i cannot judge other items, but their crawfish have always been flavorful and HUGE! They are kinda high compared to other places but you get what you pay for! i would recommend this place to everyone.

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Additional Information about Cajun Claws

Address: 1928 Charity St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5410
Phone Number: 337-893-9437
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 1928 Charity St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5410
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: 337-893-9437

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

This is the definitive place to eat boiled crawfish. It's the best in the entire world. You need to get it onto TripAdvisor
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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