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1072 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY
718-273-4383
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Ranked #11 of 711 Restaurants in Staten Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Great food!!
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English first
Staten Island, NY USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Have been going here for years and love it, but the last year has seen the entrees become much less tasty and less well prepared. However, we have not experienced the same problem with appetizers and desserts and drinks. We have been very disappointed when we decided to try the entrees again with the same result. Maybe they got a... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

IF you can't get to new Orleans tovisit and eat in the French quarter,goto the bayou on bay street.. The decor and ambiance in the bayou makes you feel your in the French quarter.The staff was friendly and polite and answer any questions you had about the menu.My wife had the shrimp cocktail appetizer it tasted so fresh ,it felt... More 

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new york
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

One of the best in NYC, This wonderful, unique place has a special Cajun/ Creole bent. My visit last week included the Crawfish Boil appetizer, in sherry cream sauce with a nice head of pepper ($10), followed by the Crawfish Etouffee,over fettucine. I almost changed my order but glad I didn't. Love the little morsels of these Cajun lobsters. The... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My friends and I dined at the Bayou Restaurant this past Sunday. I chose the Elba Blues entree and it was one of the best meals I have ever eaten in a restaurant. I have eaten in probably hundreds of restaurants all over the world but this meal was just spectacular!!!. Simple, elegant but with so much flavor. The pork... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Found this place on trip advisor and it looked interesting. My wife and I took my mom for dinner on a Sunday night. Great little place with a nice atmosphere. The service was great. The food was even better. Nice portions with fabulous taste. I had the sweet potato fritters, my wife the mini tacos and my mom had the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Definitely a New Orleans type style food. I've only been here for lunch but it is SO delicious!! You definitely have to order the fritters for an appetizer!!! So glad I live close. I recommend added Bayou to your list of must tries!

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

As part of the Staten Island Restaurant Crawl Bayou set up a table outside of the restaurant, cloth tablecloth, silver chafing dishes, waiters dressed professionally, serving samples of their always delicous food. It gave the restaurant crawleres a chance to stand around, talk with each other as we enjoyed what was offered. Bayou is another of my favorite restaurants as... More 

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I'm old enough to remember when this place was called Twin Taverns. We used to go there for pizza, but it is totally rennovated and the food is great! We were with family but it could be a great couple's restaurant as well. Very authentic fare.

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Staten Island, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

With so many Italian restaurants everywhere in Staten Island, this place is something different. Nice ambiance, good food, and friendly service. What more can one ask for? I ordered the New Orleans Sushi which was their special that night and the seafood jambalaya. My husband ordered steak that came with potatoes which had some weird sauce on them that he... More 

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Rockaway Park, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant convenient to both NJ and Queens. Since two of our favorites had closed we began our search. Happily we found Bayou on Bay street. The food and drinks were outstanding. The staff was very helpful in navigating the menu and the ambiance was "down home" We will definitely come back on a Tuesday for... More 

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Additional Information about Bayou

Address: 1072 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY
Phone Number: 718-273-4383
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am

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