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Mudbugs Cajun Cafe

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20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
317.843.8380
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 53
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great New Orleans Cajun Restaurant in Indianapolis

My wife and I are always seeking out places to have New Orleans style cooking. Last week we tried out Mudbugs in Carmel and it was great. My wife had the pick 3 combo, including the pulled pork po-boy, red beans and rice and the shrimp etoufee. She complexly enjoyed everything and thought that it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
MovingMan53
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I are always seeking out places to have New Orleans style cooking. Last week we tried out Mudbugs in Carmel and it was great. My wife had the pick 3 combo, including the pulled pork po-boy, red beans and rice and the shrimp etoufee. She complexly enjoyed everything and thought that it was seasoned well. I had... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Have been there two or three times in the last couple months. The service is very nice and the food is different yet really good.

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Carmel, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

It's a casual place for families or singles. Friendly workers and delicious food. Very good value and it's great for take out,

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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Mudbugs has long been a favorite of mine for lunch or a casual dinner. The etoufee, jambalaya, red beans and rice and po boys are consistently outstanding. You can tell the ingredients are fresh and prepared when ordered. the proprietor is on site and very attentive to his patrons. I highly recommend Mudbugs. They have a nice small beer selection... More 

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Mooresville
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were walking around downtown Carmel and walked by and decided to stop in. They had a huge menu and we weren't sure what we wanted, so they gave us a 9 piece sampler to help us decide. We ended up getting 1 large entree and the other 2 ended up getting the pick three. The portions were very generous... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

If you like Cajun food and you're in the area this little place is worth stopping in. The service was prompt and friendly. I would suggest the shrimp po-boy, jambalaya, and hush puppies.

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Zionsville, Indiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I had black eyed pea jambalaya. The regular serving was ample in size, but it was bland. I had to add hot sauce. I had my hopes too high. I was disappointed. The atmosphere was nice.

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Indy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Second visit was for catfish Po'boy. Wow, it was great. Lightly breaded, sauce spicy with great homemade potato salad. Other Cajun menu items has been really good. Will be back...

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Carmel, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I have been here with friends and family for lunch and for dinner and I am never disappointed (unless they aren't open and I am cravin' Cajun). This is the place to get home cooked Cajun. These dishes are classic and made mama would make them. They don't always have gator or oysters or crawdads. That depends on the market,... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This was our second time eating here and was definitely pleased. New Orleans is one of our favorite cities because of the food and this place reminds us of it greatly. I had the pick 3 of red beans and rice, dirty rice, and shrimp etoufee. They were all delicious! Also had an order of hush puppies with a side... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 317.843.8380

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?