I'm not a cajun food connnoissuer but the food was hearty and plentiful for the Valentine's Day dinner for 2. My twenty something daughter and I were visiting from out of town and they kindly suggested this as a great value - and it was. We opted against the bottle of wine and had a reduced cost. We shared a smothered pretzel (smothered with artichoke dip, crab dip and sprinkled with parmesean cheese) - this would have been a meal in itself and was a bit over the top. The Ceasar salad was more like a house salad with Caesar dressing served on the side but the romaine lettuce was crisp, tomatoes and croutons fresh and the onions added a tastey if atypical addition. Next came 2 main courses. I picked Crawfish Etouffee; my daughter chose Sausage and Chicken Gumbo. Both arrived with corn muffins. Both were average and a bit soupy. The servings were ample in size and filling. We had a choice of 2 desserts an we chose the brownie with pecans, carmel, ice cream and chocolate sauce laced with a bit of liquour. The portion was generous and was a lovely end to the meal.
A local one-man-band played live music and regaled us to tunes of Elton John and the Beatles with a blues note.
The atmosphere is down home and one of the few active bars/restaurants in Raleigh near the Capital at night. Its certainly worth a try.
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