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Cajun Kitchen Cafe

865 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2042
805-684-6010
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Ranked #13 of 61 Restaurants in Carpinteria
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went for Breakfast as a family. We did not test the Cajun food but more classical breakfast food. Good service, good and tasty food, good price.

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Chula Vista, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After receiving recommendations from many of the "locals" we tried this place and we were not disappointed. Excellent service, nice location, and prices were family friendly. We went back a second time during our short visit to Carpinteria or "Carp" as the locals call it. We were there for breakfast both times.

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San Diego, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Some of the reviews claim this isn't Cajun food. I haven't been to New Orleans, so I can't say whether it is Cajun or not. But, the food was good and reasonably priced. The beignets were excellent. The spicy sausage and biscuits and gravy were just as great. I have only had breakfast here, but if you are looking for... More

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California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a great place to eat lots of cajun choices.Great for breakfast or any meal. Close to beach and good service.

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Bakersfield, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I enjoyed my spinach salad and my friend enjoyed his catfish. The wait was short after we ordered and the food was fresh and tasty. Service was attentive and friendly. Outside dining is limited but there was plenty of seating inside. This was my first visit, but not my friends and I know many people who have enjoyed eating here.... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Another homey cute kitchen for breakfast. It gets busy, so you may have to wait a couple minutes, but they get you in pretty fast.

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US
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

This spot is wonderful fills your belly. My husband got the shrimp Po boy with coleslaw and I got the Les omelet which consisted of bacon, green onions, mushrooms and Swiss cheese. Ooo it was delicious. Both plates were together 19 bucks. That's a great deal. Then a quick stroll to the carpinteria state beach. Planning to hit the cajun... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Small, crowded on weekends, and sometimes there is a wait. Service is good, not great, and the serving sizes are reasonable. Thing that always gets me is the price of juice - large glass of apple juice is almost $4 so an average breakfast for one is going to cost around $17 with tip.

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Carpinteria, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great spot to enjoy hushpuppies, real coffee, with friendly service. If you have a dog with you there are tables out front so you and the pup can sit together.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

A chain place but a good one. Great breakfast with authentic cajun choices. Shrimp and grits my favorite with good spicy andouille sausage. Nice location. some outside seating.

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