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“Just Dandy!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Woody's New Orleans West - CLOSED

Woody's New Orleans West
40291 Junction Dr, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8721
559-683-4414
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Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: You wouldn't expect to run across the bigger than life flavors of New Orleans in a little mountain town just south of Yosemite National Park, but that's exactly what you'll find at Woody's New Orleans West in Oakhurst, CA. Woody himself is in the kitchen dishing up New Orleans favorites like Jambalaya and Etouffee, all set against the backdrop of the Sierras. Along with traditional New Orleans favorites Woody serves some special creations of his own, drawing from his exposure to cuisines from all over the world. Unique dishes like the Spicy Crawfish Balls and Mardi Gras Pasta have Yosemite locals coming back for more. Woody's New Orleans West offers the best of all worlds: Southern food with a global flair, sophisticated cuisine in a mom-and-pop atmosphere where you'll really become one of the family. Take a couple minutes to look over our menu and get ready to travel into the heart of the South while in the mountains just outside of Yosemite.
Westlake Village, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
“Just Dandy!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Authentic Creole cuisine served by friendly folks in a down to earth fashion. The Crawfish balls are awesome as are the fried pickles. There are only about a dozen wine choices but they are good and the pours are generous. You will have a great time.

Visited November 2012
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Coarsegold, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Well worth finding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is a small place & off the main road, but it's worth looking for; a hidden gem of Oakhurst. They have excellent Cajun cuisine; very flavorful, spicy if you want. Seafood, steaks, chicken, I LOVE Woody's chicken & cornbread. I have never liked creamed vegetables but tried Woody's creamed chayote squash & fell in love with it. Find Woody's New Orleans West next time you come to Oakhurst, You won't be disappointed!.

Visited September 2012
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Had a meal here on our holiday. Great food and huge portions. We werent experts on Southern food and the waitress was happy to explain what some of the dishes were

Visited September 2012
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Oakhurst, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best place in Oakhurst”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

This is easily our favorite place in Oakhurst, and we've eaten everywhere. Choose the soup with dinner, it's always excellent. The desserts are very good too.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milton Keynes
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6 restaurant reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Cajun - California style”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Definitely not a place that skimps on portions! Food was tasty and wholesome, slightly curious substitution of salmon for more typical Gulf fare used in Cajun cooking, but it worked. Only regret was ordering a starter - way too much food!

Visited May 2012
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