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14546 S Harrells Ferry Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816-2924
(225) 751-1325
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, but please tighten up on your employees!

This was my second visit to Uncle O's on Sherwood Forrest, so I do have some prior knowledge. Much to my surprise the food was delicious and oh my the fried pickles are great. However, with that being said; the day I was in the employees were visiting at the bar type area. Hello? I could hear... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2013
Rhonda W
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Right on Sherwood this doesn't seem to be what it really is! The friendly atmosphere is not apparent from the outside and you'd never guess the high quality food and service just by driving by. GO IN. The food is down home delicious!! Daily specials reasonably priced, service with a smile and food that tastes like your grandmother or other... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

large portions, lots of choices, down home food for the locals and savvy tourists...we went with friends who knew the owner...tables near us had crawfish spilling all over the place...authentic! not fancy, not farm fresh but it's LA!

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Baton Rouge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Owner is chef. Very good food. Gumbo is great. Po boys are really good and there is a special every day.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We had lunch at the Uncle O’s Café today at 3410 S Sherwood Forest Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA. It is one of our favorite lunch stop. We like their gumbo, whether it’s the chicken & sausage, the seafood gumbo or the crab bisque. Today, I had the hot roast beef po-boy that was loaded and very tasty. We particularly like... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

This was my second visit to Uncle O's on Sherwood Forrest, so I do have some prior knowledge. Much to my surprise the food was delicious and oh my the fried pickles are great. However, with that being said; the day I was in the employees were visiting at the bar type area. Hello? I could hear everything that was... More 

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Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Lunch was not the same in Baton Rouge when Uncle O's was closed. Now he finally has a new location on a busy street and the parking lot is absolutely full everyday for lunch. Uncle O's has daily lunch specials that include your drink. The locals have found him and have shown their appreciation by arriving in herds. He also... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We went into the restaurant not knowing what to expect. Twenty minutes after we arrived, my spouse suggested we leave. Not knowing what could lie ahead, we decided to wait it out. The person working acknowledged they weren't used to waiting on people and had issue finding the menu and taking our orders, but finally got that started. The food... More 

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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Had the chicken and sausage gumbo and it was wonderful. My husband had the Wednesday special of catfish with potato salad and green beans. The catfish was really good. I want to go on a Friday to have the catfish with seafood étouffée have heard that was also great. A little pricey but I will go back for the gumbo... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

We had the Greek Salad and Crab Bisque. The salad was wonderful but, in my opinion, very over priced at $10.95. It was not even very big at least not for that price. The bisque was ok at best. Not very flavorful. The service was horrible even though there are only about 9 tables in there. I was expecting a... More 

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Jackson, TN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2007

While planning on traveling trough Baton Rouge on our vacation one of our teenager sons asked to find a place to eat some real Cajun food. I did a search on the internet and found a small local owned Cajun Seafood shop. We arrived there June 11, 2007 around 4:50 pm. The gumbo was good not very big and luke... More 

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  • Address: 14546 S Harrells Ferry Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816-2924
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: (225) 751-1325

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