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$$ - $$$
Downtown / Chinatown
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901 New York Ave NW, Ste 200A, Washington DC, DC 20001-4432
+1 202-408-8848
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Moorhead, Minnesota
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us ate here for dinner, and the restaurant was packed. We waited a few minutes before getting a table, but we found a spot at the bar. It was a bit hard to hear in the restaurant since it was so full. We both had duck, which is a specialty of the house. It comes on a bed... More 

1 Thank Boyd B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone was happy. I ordered the lamb medallion dish with jalapeño grits and mushroom gravy and couldn't have been happier! Great service and great food!

Thank Meow35
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Acadiana during the inaugural festivities & was very good. I felt they could have stayed open later because of the inaugural festivities. The food is consistently good. Deviled eggs are the best.

Thank Lori2013
Sterling, Virginia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to admit, I'm a bit partial to New Orleans....we have family that live there and we travel there quite a bit. With that being said, we know a bit about Cajun / Creole food. After reading the countless positive reviews, we decided to give Acadiana a shot. The ambiance of the restaurant is great, and it's in an... More 

Thank Emily N
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reliable, charming, bustling. A warm and welcoming atmosphere. The food is rich; the servings generous to massive. Oysters are their forte. Close to downtown hotels and shopping.

Thank Nadine g
Stafford, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We were a few minutes late for our reservation, but the staff was nice, and sat us as soon as we found the restaurant. The seating was a bit awkward for a date because we were seated in a row of tables for two, and they were quite close to each other. Despite the lack of privacy, the atmosphere was... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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169 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I ate at Acadiana four times in four days--once for dinner and the other three times for Happy Hour. They have an excellent small plates selection, but the fried oysters are superb. For dinner, I had an excellent, crispy catfish that arrived wrapped in a circle. it had great crunch and soft tender fish inside.

Thank Maryfrances W
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We met Washington veterans at the Acadiana for dinner last week. This is one of their favorite places, and we can certainly understand why. It's a lovely restaurant with great service and a wonderful menu. I don't know if it is more properly Cajun of Louisianian. We started with very good cocktails. I had the deviled eggs as an appetizer,... More 

Thank Chris P
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Not many good Cajun restaurants in NYC and I'm in D.C. for a conference. Just across from my hotel is Acadiana. This place is classy, very friendly, and the food is as good as I've ever had outside of Cajun country. Great inventive cocktails, incredibly varied and mouth watering menu, and the service staff is like dining a your favorite... More 

1 Thank phillyphil2015
Mount Airy, Maryland
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had to postpone a trip to New Orleans for her birthday so I tried to make it up to her by celebrating her birthday at Acadiana. We went with my son and daughter in law as well. I mentioned the birthday when I made the reservation and upon arrival we had special birthday menus at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 New York Ave NW, Ste 200A, Washington DC, DC 20001-4432
  • Public Transportation: Closest Metro is Gallery Place Chinatown on the Yellow, Green and Red Lines. Washington Circulator bus stops directly in front of restaurant on the New York Avenue Side.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-408-8848
Acadiana offers the flavors, culture and the warmth of the seductive southern region. They offer the perfect balance of the old and new...taking advantage of the rich bounty found in the Mississippi Delta, Bayous and the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?