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“Love me some Gumbo's” 5 of 5 stars
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Gumbo's
103 S Court St, Fayetteville, WV 25840
+1 304-574-4704
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Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Fayetteville
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Beckley, West Virginia
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Love me some Gumbo's”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I have been living in Southern Louisiana for past year and the food was awesome. Gumbos is right on par with some of the best restaurants in New Orleans so if you want some authentic Cajun Gumbo just take the trip to Fayetteville you'll think you are in a genuine Bourbon Street restaurant in the Big Easy.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Elyria, Ohio, United States
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Best Crab cakes I have had in a long time.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went here as a group of 4 and did not realize that you needed reservations. The hostess was very nice and said she could take our name and the wait would only be 30 min. It was a warm sunny evening so we walked around town going in a few of the shops. Once we went back we were seated immediately. The service was a little slow but, it was very busy. Three of us out of the group ordered the crab cakes and all agreed they were great. One of the best I have had. They were a little on the spicy side, but what else would you expect out of a Cajun restaurant. :) Would recommend anyone that has a little time to go here and grab a bite to eat. Would go back again if visiting the area.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lorain, Ohio
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“nice little restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

we wanted to try something different during our trip and this was definitely it. service was a little slow and our waitress seemed like she was on speed or something, but that could be because they were so busy. i was going to get a turkey club sandwich because i don't like spicy food but i wanted to try something new so i got the crab cakes. they were good, however, i could only eat one because it was too spicy. there is "regular" stuff on the menu for those that do not like spicy food.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Big Easy in W.V.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My Grandad used to always say, "Walk slow and drink a lot of water". He was from the region that this restaurant's theme comes from. With that in mind, this is not a place to go if you are in a hurry. Our wait (without reservations) was around 45 minutes and it took an additional hour after we ordered before our food hit the table. We were talking with the folks at an adjacent table and they waited almost an hour after ordering as well. Normally, I would knock a place down a couple of notches for the wait but the staff was attentive and drinks were kept full during that time. The food would rate excellent and the prices were on par.

Visited July 2014
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Cleveland
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“Tasty low-country cuisine and YUMMY burgers.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very tasty low-country cuisine (we had shimp po-boys, cheese grits and dirty rice) and our son had a Dixie burger (BBQ) which was delicious. Waiter was very helpful. Would definitely return and recommend the restaurant for sure!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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