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“Laissez le bon temps rouler” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Zydeco Grille

Zydeco Grille
8501 Placida Rd, Unit 15, Placida, FL 33946
+1 941-473-7479
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Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Placida
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Arkansas
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“Laissez le bon temps rouler”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We've been to Englewood many times to visit family there, but this was our first visit to Zydeco. Why did we wait so long?! We had excellent recommendations and efficient, personable, and friendly service from our server. I ordered the house salad which was incredibly good and an appetizer of New Orleans style barbecue shrimp as an entree. It was as good or better than any I've had in New Orleans. My husband had the shrimp, sausage and chicken jambalaya, which was also excellent. Our server recommended Dr. Loosen Riesling to counteract the spiciness, and it was a perfect pairing, especially at only $22 a bottle! The decor and atmosphere are fun, the food is delicious, and this is definitely a place where we will return.

  • 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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English first
Port Charlotte, Florida
1 review
“Great Food and Atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This place has become our favorite place for food. We go for happy hour and have excellent gumbo plus a great redfish sandwich or a wood fired grill burger which is the best we have found. We then have some good wine and enjoy the live music later in the evening.
Great place with reasonable prices!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rotonda West, Florida
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Costly”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We had heard very god things about this restaurant. There were 4 couples. 2 couples ordered their traditional Cajun dishes and 2 ordered steak or fish. Most of us rated the food as just average.
It seemed like they used the same sauce for different dishes. The average price for an entrée was $20.00. Seemed high for the quality. The bread was outstanding and plenty of it. Service was excellent!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“No longer excellent”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

My wife, Bette B, wrote an excellent review of Zydeco grille last November and we were looking forward to our return visit this Tuesday. The band was great but the food was not. The New Orleans barbecue shrimp we had been anticipating no longer had the sauce so reminiscent of Pascal's Manale in New Orleans and the fried oysters were overloaded with soggy breading. The restaurant was crowded and the service was OK, but not as attentive as in the past.

Visited November 2013
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
1 review
“One of the best places to go for lunch in the area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I've been there several times for lunch and for Sunday brunch. I love the voodoo burgers. Muffaletta, shrimp poor boy, is also good. Sweet potato waffle fries with their own sauce is my preferred side. Service is good and if you have Nicole for a server she is phenomenal. You can have a really good lunch for under ten dollars.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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