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Mudbugs Cajun Cafe

20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
317.843.8380
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Ranked #1 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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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Walked in for a carry out. Had their shrimp poor boy and hush puppies. Both were excellent. the service has always been great

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Muncie, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We spotted this place while walking around after dinner at Bub's one evening. My son and I were back in the area last weekend, and decided to stop in and give Mudbugs a try. Could not have picked a better place. Nice atmosphere, great food, and wonderful service. We both ordered trio's and sampled a bit of everything. We'll definitely... More 

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Had lunch today at this GREAT find in DT Carmel. Highly recommended and it did not disappoint. Had their Lunch Combo off their blackboard which gave you almost too many options. Allowed to select 3 items or 2 items & 1/2 a poorboy if you preferred which is what we did. 1/2 Shrimp poorboy, red beans & rice and Crawfish... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We tried this for lunch the week of 01/05/2015. I wasn't sure what to expect but a coworker highly recommended it especially on Tuesday since it was all-you-can eat Gumbo. I saw too much I wanted to try and didn't want to just try Gumbo so I got red beans & rice and jambalaya. The red beans and rice was... More 

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Hagerstown, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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356 reviews 356 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 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
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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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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