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1928 Charity St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5410
337-893-9437
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Abbeville, Louisiana
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We live just a few blocks away from Cajun Claws, and we had heard many great reviews. However, each time we passed, the parking lots was packed, and overflowing. That's a good sign. We decided to give it a try a few days ago, and it worked. Entering, there is a bar/waiting area that was really warm. The evening sun... More 

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Pocahontas, Tennessee
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Now they do serve up the biggest, cleanest and best tasting mud bugs we have ever had. Pricey though, but hubby says good crawfish cost. Do they ever. 5 lbs of crawfish each and three beers set us back 97.74 or so. No menus. They were nice, but thought they just didn't have any. Real good though.

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Thank jewels299
Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Drove 4 hours for these crawfish and they did not disappoint! Perfectly seasoned and cooked. Everyone of the crawfish were perfect. No squishy or limp ones in the bunch. The Claws!!!!! OMG!!!! They were so big and sweet! The onion, corn and potatoes were perfect as well. Not too much spice, just enough.

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Thank Susan T
new iberia, la
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

I go here pretty often, this is the cleanest crawfish you will eat in a restaurant, the crawfish is always a good size and always cooked perfect, my wife had the grilled fish and said it was great also Sometimes it is a long wait but have a Bloody Mary, they are the best

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Thank thinla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

We drive here from Baton Rouge every chance we get. The crawfish are incomparable and are well worth the travel, wait and $. Fried and boiled Shrimp are great too. We also enjoy pre gaming in the bar. Get here early if you want the first seating!

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Thank Jason D
Maurice, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

It may be a long wait but it's well worth it! While waiting I ordered crawfish nachos, needless to say since then I crave the nachos there! Crawfish are never too small! You even get fresh, clean, warm wash rags when your done eating!

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Thank danielle_deangelo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Honestly, as the hostess takes shots of Jameson at the bar all night and accepts tips from people as they come in, and my party of 5 has been sitting there for 2-1/2 hours and still doesn't get a table I'm so over it! Local Favoritism at its Worst and it's such a shame that management doesn't really care. I... More 

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Thank Gale V
Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

My wife is from Abbeville and, at least once a year during crawfish season, we go pick up her mom and the three of us head to Cajun Claws for huge trays of the cleanest-tasting, most beautiful boiled crawfish I've ever laid eyes on. The thing is, unless you're there waiting when they open the doors, you'll likely have a... More 

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Erath, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

best boiled crawfish you ever want to eat. fried food awesome. owners alot of fun front bar also fun

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Thank fuzzysuire
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you are wanting large crawfish this is the place to get them. Big red huge crawfish as they call them (Select)! Your bill will be high but you will not be disappointed. Get there early 16:00-16:30 They open at 17:00 They always have a long line. They have a small bar area as you enter the place sometimes you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1928 Charity St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5410
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: 337-893-9437
Description
This is the definitive place to eat boiled crawfish. It's the best in the entire world. You need to get it onto TripAdvisor

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?