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Bless My Soul Cafe

29 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-0333
+1 707-443-1090
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-0333
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Solid southern-type food at reasonable prices. Super personal service, including a visit by the owner/chef.

Thank micchio
Reviewed February 17, 2018

These folks need some serious management skills. Service was really spotty. One waitress was working her tail off taking up the dining room slack, but ours did not seem to like her job (or us) much, so was ignoring tables. We had to hail the...More

Thank Fish86
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We decided to eat at Bless My Soul on a recent trip through Eureka because they were marked as having a vegan/vegetarian friendly menu. We weren't disappointed! The food was great (portions a bit on the small side) and we enjoyed the intimate atmosphere of...More

Thank yusqueya
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A small, cozy dining room and a menu full of authentic Creole dishes makes for an unexpected pleasure. The Louisiana transplants make you feel like you are having dinner at a favorite aunt's house. Have a couple of beers and relax, good food takes time....More

Thank rbyrnes3
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Perhaps we expected too much. On the other hand, if a restaurant is going to serve Cajun/creole food in Northern California, it ought to be a delightful experience that makes one want to come back again and again. My husband had the roast pork; I...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We were the first ones there on a Saturday afternoon. My wife had etouffee and I had the roast pork. She said the étouffée could use more seasoning and had clumps of either flour or rice. My pork was a big chunk of pork in...More

Thank footloosefogey
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

What they do well, they do really well. The corn muffins, the jerk and fish all were very good. The jambalaya was not impressive, and reminded me of the poor man's stroganoff we made in college when money was running low. Basic errors like slicing...More

Thank KamelGuru
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We were joined by friends here for dinner. While they were out of a few things we wanted, we did not lack for good food and fun! Being from the South and loving NOLA, we had a meal that reminded us of home. Some of...More

2  Thank Pat B
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Tonight we had dinner here and loved it. We didn't had made reservations, but luckily there was still a space left. Later that evening the place was filled. Service was good and the owner took the time to make a chat with the guests, which...More

Thank smaragd55
Reviewed May 19, 2017

I would like to first say i have never left a bad review before, having worked in the service industry many years myself, I know everyone has an off day. To start, there was only one waitress on duty and the whole restaurant was full....More

1  Thank Erica R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 5th St, Eureka, CA 95501-0333
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: +1 707-443-1090
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