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Cajun Steamer Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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180 Main St, Hoover, AL 35244-5064
+1 205-985-7785
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Toledo, Ohio
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having family in New Orleans means I graded on a scale, starting with, nothing matches N.O. local food. So, taking that into account, I found the food to be good, they did the grilled gator the right way and the jambalaya was tasty. Service a bit slow at lunch. But I would go again.

Thank dromakerjd
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for a couple of years and always enjoyed it. The crawfish etouffee was always some of the best I've had. However, they recently changed the recipe and now I rate it as some of the worst I have had. I am taking this place off of my list.

Thank Sconorr
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter how many times I have been here, I have never been disappointed. We have also done take out from them. I usually get shrimp and grits with some gumbo. My wife always gets Melvins blackened chicken and if my pants haven't split I get bread pudding.

Thank Rod C
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for lunch. I am not a seafood person, but they had some good chicken and side items to satisfy my desires. My server Abi was excellent.

Thank Chris J
Greenbrier, Tennessee
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a particular and found they were closed. While driving around drove by this place. We had steak the night before so decided to try Cajun Steamer. We sure were surprised. The food was really good. My wife had the Cajun red beans and sausage with rice and I had a seafood casserole with fried green tomatoes.... More 

Thank Mjr51750
Rochester, New York, United States
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

I always stop at Cajun Steamers for a few meals when I'm in town. The staff is very friendly, regardless of how busy it is. The food is very good, and you can't go wrong with the blackened gator tail appetizer and a po' boy for lunch. I love this place!

Thank Jason M
Auburn, Alabama
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Enjoyed meal with friends. Our table had the calamari app, interesting sauces. Local beer, Entrees were all good, including catfish and shrimp, shrimp alfredo, really good sauce and a shrimp poor boy. Everyone enjoyed their meal and it was reasonably priced with good service.

Thank debcountry
Alexandria, Louisiana
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305 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We decided to give Cajun Steamer a try as we were in the area. Being from Louisiana, I am leery of Cajun outside of Louisiana but I was impressed. The "all in" gumbo was great with contents but needed more spices and kick for me. The salad with blue cheese was great.....excellent blue cheese. The fried catfish poboy was very... More 

Thank David_2013834
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Cajun Steamer around 20 times or so now. It's a great spot to go for some cheap Cajun style food. Now, it's not authentic Cajun that you find in LA, but all the food tastes great. I've tried most items on the menu and I haven't been let down thus far. Great bar, good food, nice bar... More 

1 Thank Stephan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The food was awesome! We got the stuffed fried mushrooms as an appetizer and they were completely awesome. She got the All Saints tilapia and I got the bayou chicken. We both love our dishes. The Louie sauce that came with the bayou chicken was really good. The best part about it the dinner was the manager Robert! He was... More 

1 Thank Roy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Main St, Hoover, AL 35244-5064
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-985-7785

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