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2823 Jerusalem Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710
516 785 9263
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Ranked #14 of 56 Restaurants in Bellmore
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

We had a nice experience at The Bayou. Not very crowded for a Saturday night. The waitstaff was very attentive and friendly. The food was amazing but if they advertise spicy, they mean it. We will absolutely be back!

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Bellmore, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Bayou has great atmosphere, always feels like Mardi Gras and if the dish says it's spicy then it's HOT! Prices are not cheap but well worth it. Only take cash or Amex.

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North Bellmore, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

this restaurant has been here forever, small but a little noisy. busy bar. went to eat with 2 other couples who had never been before and were afraid of "spicy" food. Everyone loved there meal. If you follow the "pepper" rating on the menu, you won't get too much spice. fun time fun drinks

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just had dinner with my family, a little unsure when we walk but one of the most welcoming restaurants on long island. The food was awesome the onion fritters are a must, the lettuce wedge had a spicy twist. The steak jambalaya was very spicy and we worth it. Shrimp and fritters came with the best fries and you get... More 

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Merrick, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My son attends Tulane University in New Orleans so I have more experience than most New Yorkers with respect to Cajun food. I would rate this restaurant as excellent with an authentic feel. The restaurant is by no means upscale, but the good is great. The pan fried catfish was superb!

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I'm not really sure what to make of the place. The dark atmosphere, plastic tablecloths with Hawaiian print, red lights strung all over the ceiling. Robert Irvine would have a field day - and not in a good way. The food? It was as disjointed as the decor. The server had one word for any menu item I inquired about.... More 

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New York, Ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This was one of my favorite restaurants in the 90's. We'd go several times/month. I was recently re-acquainted with The Bayou, and I'm so glad I was! The food is even better than I remember. Outstanding choices, authentic Cajun fare - with a wonderful down south atmosphere. The drinks were professionally prepared and cheerfully delivered! This is the best Cajun... More 

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wantagh, ny
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Come to the Bayou if you don't have time for a trip to New Orleans. The drinks are great and the food is awesome. They make the best gumbo I've ever had. Their food is Hot so be prepared. Lots of fun at the Bayou and live music too.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The Bayou is by far the best Cajun place on the Island. My family and friends have been going for over ten tears and have always found the food, drinks, staff and atmosphere to be excellent. We have never had a bad experience and always look forward to going there. It'a a small mom and pop place where the waiters... More 

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New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I have been dining here for 17 years. We only go once a year now because we live an hour away. The food and service has always been excellent! The staff knows every item on the menu, and how hot it is and can always recommend a dish you will enjoy. Favorite drink is the Uptown Margarita. Sorry but there... More 

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Additional Information about Bayou

Address: 2823 Jerusalem Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710
Phone Number: 516 785 9263
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bellmore
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Steakhouse

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