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“Great Gumbo” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dat Cajun Place

Dat Cajun Place
8501 Thomas Dr., Panama City Beach, FL 32408
+1 850-588-5314
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Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Description: New expanded seating, Oyster Bar, Full Liquor Bar, Live entertainment nightly on the Abita Stage. Authentic Cajun/Creole food.
Panama City Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Gumbo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The best gumbo I've had in a very long time. Good friendly service, cozy atmosphere and great food. What else could a local want. We will be back again and again.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Panama City Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Better than New Orleans”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Ever since it opened, we have wanted to try it but always had other things to do. Except for this past Saturday. Went there and was completely blown away by how cute the decor was and the waiter was so friendly and helped us with our choices. I got their famous Gumbo and shrimp dinner. My husband got gumbo/poboy combo. BOTH WERE EXCELLENT. Very impressed with place and will definitely be back. Also as a nice touch, the owner was physically there, working behind the bar. Love to see small restaurants make it.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Destin, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“O-o-o-oh, Dat is Go-o-o-od!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Authentic (not commercialized) Cajun food, hospitality and atmosphere. Make you feel like family. Good, cold beer. Reasonably priced.

Visited December 2013
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Dothan, Alabama, United States
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Best Gumbo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Our friend that lives here & eats here quite a bit took us & we all got gumbo & 1/2 sandwich combos. Me & my husband both agreed the gumbo was some of the best we ever had. He liked his "nawlins" sandwhich. & my "who dat" was a perfect combination of flavorful melty crunchy goodness!

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Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Casual Cajun Dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Comfortable bar atmosphere with booths and tables as well. Stopped in for a happy hour drink and appetizers. It was a good experience, and we have returned several times for dinner since then. Friday Night Seafood oil is wonderful. As is the music.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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