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Mudbugs Cajun Cafe

20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
317.843.8380
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Ranked #3 of 207 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Hagerstown, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

a cute little café in downtown carmel, Indiana - a nice area to visit any time, so it's a bonus. the owner is a friendly guy. a relaxing place. we were given a free taste platter to sample most of the dishes they offer. our favorite was the gumbo. I also liked the pulled pork - and we'll try a... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Visited Mudbugs on a Saturday for lunch. One of the board specials that caught my eye was Catfish Etoufee, which made me forget about the rest of their very good menu. I asked the friendly gentleman taking food orders about it, and he called it their Cadillac of dishes. It was a large catfish filet, coated in corn meal and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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354 reviews 354 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We just ate lunch here for Gator Day and the food, atmosphere, beer, etc were perfect! My husband ordered the Gator pick three- gator chili, gator poboy and gator casserole-delicious!! We love this place and wi be back!

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Carmel, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We really enjoy the service, location and of corse, the FOOD. They have a large selection and a great atmosphere.

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Fishers, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It's the best around. Even better than Yat's and that is saying something! Red beans and rice is truly authentic, reminds me of Bourbon Street. I can't wait to try the Po boys!

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Carmel, Indiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I've been to Mudbugs several times, but because I don't like seafood I always stick with the regular meat dishes. (No mudbugs for me, thanks!) The red beans and rice dish is outstanding and very hearty, with large slices of sausage in it. It's also served with a long, thin slice of garlic-buttered, toasted baguette, which is perfect for dipping.... More 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We are originally from Louisiana so to be able to get authentic Cajun food is so nice. Roy owns the restaurant and he is originally from Louisiana so he knows how to cook Cajun. I love their Shrimp Po-Boys, Crawfish Casserole, Hush puppies, gumbo, jambalaya, catfish dinners! Beignets are great too! Love the service and atmosphere!

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LaPorte, Indiana, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Had the shrimp etouffe, shrimp po' boy and beignets for dessert. Everything was delicious. Atmosphere was upbeat and fun.

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perris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Not impressed. We had the pick three jambalaya to dry dirty rice to wet the shrimp ettofee was okay. But had a good root beer.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went to experience our first crawfish boil and it did not disappoint. The staff was very attentive and the there was plenty of food. For being in central Indiana, the crawfish were excellent and seasoned perfectly. The staff made you feel very welcomed. We will definitely do it again.

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Additional Information about Mudbugs Cajun Cafe

Address: 20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
Phone Number: 317.843.8380
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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