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The Cajun Experience, Leesburg Va

14 Loudoun St., Leesburg, VA
703-777-6580
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Ranked #20 of 175 Restaurants in Leesburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: www.cajunexperience.biz
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English first
Northern VA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

This place is average to me. With a place like northern virginia, that lacks good places to eat (everything in Nova seems to be a chain), you'd think this place would be a home run! The food was decent, service was ok, nothing to write rave reviews about. the beignets were the best thing we had.

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Hagerstown, MD
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

If you can get past the dingy and dated interior (or just sit outside like we did), the food is pretty good! The hush puppies were huge and just right the way they should be: crispy outside, tender inside. There was a nice level of spice to the jambalaya (just one little shrimp in the whole serving though!) and the... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Have always received great food. Don't go if you have a time constraint as the resteraunt is slow in serving but worth the wait in freshness and authentic tast.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

If you like Cajun, or just want to try Cajun, this is the place for you. The food is consistently very good to great. We've tried most of the items on the menu and have enjoyed them all. Serving sizes are big. The only thing I'd change is the chairs. Not sure what it is, but they're really uncomfortable.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We hosted an engagement party for our daughter and her husband-to-be with a New Orleans theme. She and I had lunch here one day to check out the food, we ate outside in the back. I have never been to New Orleans, but my daughter proclaimed it authentic when we walked up the stairs and in the front door, only... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

The Cajun Experience is my kind of place - a joint that serves up a memorable menu. But I really wish their jambalaya and other Cajun offerings were more like what you get in the south - spice it up! The ambiance is nothing to speak off, but overall a good value for the dollar.

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Northern Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We had meant to try this restaurant months ago, but it is just far away enough from our home that the logistics never quite seemed to work out. Then we found ourselves out in Leesburg on another matter in early evening, and thought "perfect opportunity". Our first impression on entering the eatery - I can't really call it a restaurant... More 

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Aldie, Virginia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

The Cajun Experience is delicious AND a bargain. (We came to this conclusion even before seeing that it was a Washingtonian Cheap Eats winner.) We had the chicken and sausage gumbo (sooo good), a fried shrimp po boy with house-made chips (even better), a grilled shrimp salad (a tasty option if you don't like fried things), two huge beignets, a... More 

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Washington, DC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

My husband and I really enjoyed the Cajun Experience. We dined outside and there was two men playing music which added to the experience. It was a very pleasant evening. We ordered the hush puppies for appetizer and I got the shrimp po boy and my husband got the seafood gumbo. They were both delicious. We enjoyed the food and... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

My husband is a Cajun from Cecilia, LA (near Lafayette, home of the owners from what I understand). And he and I have had quite a number of disappointing experiences with "Cajun" food in the past. Not this time! We each had a cup (a generous cup) of the seafood gumbo which tasted authentic and delicious, as if it was... More 

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Additional Information about The Cajun Experience, Leesburg Va

Address: 14 Loudoun St., Leesburg, VA
Phone Number: 703-777-6580
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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