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1928 Charity St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5410
337-893-9437
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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
still great after all these years

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Pahrump, Nevada
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Pahrump, Nevada
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321 reviews 321 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
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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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Metairie, Louisiana
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

As good as Hawks, and less of a schlep. A tad expensive, but worth every penny. Get there by 4 to put your name in, or you wont be seated till late

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Abbeville, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Cajun Claws is a small town delight! A true Cajun experience. Mr Donnie Choate, born and raised in Abbeville, gives a wonderful dining experience. At Cajun Claws your platter consists of hand picked prime crawfish. Add corn, and potatoes and your meal is complete? Seasoned to perfection, the true Cajun cuisine. Also a town with some of the friendliest people... More 

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Abbeville, LA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I taste SUGAR in their fried shrimp. I prefer a salty taste. I also thought the crawfish was good just not as flavorful as I prefer. It all depends on your tastes.

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Madison, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We were in Abbeville for Thanksgiving when we heard that Cajun Claws had just opened for the season. Went there on Friday night; the wait wasn't too bad and it was worth it. The spicy crawfish were large and tasty. Service isn't fast, but you aren't buying fast food. Our server was friendly and we felt welcome even though we... More 

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Abbeville, Louisiana, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

very slow service and crawfish not as large as they advertise rude waittress, it was not what i consider select crawfish i live in abbeville and know what real select crawfish are

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Lafayette, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We live in Lafayette which is about 20 miles from Abbeville. During crawfish season we dine at Cajun Claws as often as we can. The boiled crawfish are second to none. Perfectly cooked, perfectly seasoned, all very large (select) and clean. They are priced accordingly (not a budget meal). The restaurant also has other delicious selections on the menu; however,... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We are snowbirds that travel from Oregon in summer to Florida in the winter. There are a few restaurants we will drive hours out of our way to eat at. one is Bob Gibson's BB in Decater, Alabama and another is Cajun Claws in Abbeville, Louisiana. It is a rare find that is only open on Fridays when we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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