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Dudley's Cajun Cafe

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1601 E Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75601-6818
903-757-9466
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Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 104
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  • 34
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  • 9
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  • 1
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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 of 5 stars
Always Good, Always

We have eaten here each time we come to Longview. The menu is not huge, but what Cajun items we have ordered have always been tasty and very flavorful. Seafood appears fresh and well handled. Servers are energetic and helpful. The defining difference is that the owner is always on premise and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have eaten here each time we come to Longview. The menu is not huge, but what Cajun items we have ordered have always been tasty and very flavorful. Seafood appears fresh and well handled. Servers are energetic and helpful. The defining difference is that the owner is always on premise and monitoring the operation. This is an excellent place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I showed up 45 minutes before they were set to close and they welcomed me in no problem. I order the seafood gumbo and it was served in 5 minutes! It tasted like heaven and the roll was baked to perfection.

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Thank Christina B
Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was very busy when we arrived on a Friday night at 5:30 pm but we were seated within 10 minutes. My wife and I both ordered the Crayfish Pie served with dirty rice and smothered with crayfish etoufee. The dish is served with coleslaw and a roll. What a wonderful meal! Service was excellent, meals served quickly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere of the restaurant isn't up to my standards for a must try restaurant but the food definitely is top notch. It's definitely a local favorite, rated #1. It is truly authentic Louisiana Cajun food they serve, the best choice in the area, and every entree is true to their roots. This is one of my favorite restaurants in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dudley's has always been some of the best Cajun food ever, right in Longview. I called Dudley's and the owner was nice enough to mail my Mother a gift certificate for her birthday. The food and hospitality are excellent!

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Thank Tiki T
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

O.K. Same restaurant, same deal. Mr. Lyons has created the near perfect food experience. We drive fifty miles round trip. The owner is always at the door, the food is better every time. Maurice Zeck, Certified Executive Chef

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

My favorite dish is the duo of fried crawfish and crawfish etoufee, or maybe it's the crawfish pie smothered in etoufee, or it could be the hand cut ribeye. I've never had a bad meal here, and the portions are huge. The service is excellent also. Easily my favorite restaurant in Longview.

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Thank suze914
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Service, food, atmosphere, awesome!! The crawfish pie with the crawfish ettoufe is the real deal. It's rich, little warm, and it the spot.

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Thank Janet K
Texarkana,Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

There is a reason that Dudley's Cajun Cafe is ranked Number One among all the restaurants in Longview, Texas. THEIR CAJUN FOOD IS AWESOME! I stopped by recently to pick up some Seafood Dressing with Shrimp as well as some of their Awesome Gumbo! I also picked up Dudley's 2015 Holiday Menu which I would like to share with you.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I enjoyed a very good cajun-style meal here. Friendly service during a very busy time. Solid down home fare, leaning toward seafood. I would readily return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1601 E Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75601-6818
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Longview
  • Phone Number: 903-757-9466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children

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