My wife and I visited Zydeco's after hearing positive reviews. We have visited New Orleans on several occasions and were excited to try Indiana's version of the area’s cuisine. Unfortunately, the food was far less than desirable. We started with what seemed to be French bread from the local grocer sliced with a house dip and butter. The jambalaya was bland and was obviously overcooked. The po-boys were served on the same grocer style bread… a huge let down for us po-boy lovers who value the warm homemade po-boy friendly bread. The po-boy came without a sauce as is typically seen on a po-boy and was covered in mayonnaise. This was definitely not what we would have received in NOLA. The only decent part of the meal was the fried shrimp on the po-boy… delicious!
As for the atmosphere, it is obvious that the owners have worked to decorate the space authentically. Great job there… otherwise, the tables were sticky and the restaurant felt dirty in general. With some work and updated recipes, the restaurant could be a gym in the middle of the sleepy town! Needless to say, we will not be returning.
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