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Cecil's New Orleans Bistro

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773 Redwood Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3136
(707) 923-7007
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Eureka, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered from the menu that featured a variety of New Orleans cuisine. Appetizers and entrees were excellent and served by vivacious and hustling wait people. Our food arrived quickly, but we were not rushed. The menu had a variety of desserts and I settled on the pecan pie with bananas Foster. Scrumptious. Needless to say, I will be back.... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the food at this restaurant. It was very good. I had the blackened salmon. The drinks were good. They do serve alcoholic beverages as well as soda. The service was extremely slow and the restaurant is very noisy.

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Garberville, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We headed here to see the Avenue of the Giants on our honeymoon. Many people may have avoided Garberville but if the did they would have also missed out on Cecil's. The food was amazing. If you want to experience it book. The service was the same. Craig looked after us and not only was he knowledgeable and promoted the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is awesome. True New Orleans cooking, at least as I've ever had. Yeah, it's got a little bit of a divey feel to it, but we were only in the bar area, so I can't comment on the restaurant side. The food here is phenomenal, and we sat at the bar where we chatted with the locals, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfectly cooked wonderful tasting dinners! The waiter and the bar tender were awesome. They took great care of our table. Everyone's food was perfect!

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Thank Sarah S
Garberville, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I never had such amazing steak!!!! Loved it!!! This is such a unique restaurant in Garberville. New Orleans style food in the heart of outlaw country!

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Thank funandadventure2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

What a delightful little restaurant. Garberville doesn't exactly lend itself to be the epicenter of diverse or quality cuisine, but Cecil's stands out as an exception. The atmosphere is relaxing and fun, with an adjoining bar/music scene. We had the seared tuna on a bed of seaweed salad, with fresh warm bread and a fried oyster appetizer. It was excellent.... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Lovely server got us a nice table and looked after us well; recommended dishes for us and even let us swap a couple of things about (partner was keen to try grits but couldn't have the dish they came with due to an allergy). They were very accommodating. Food was superb; we both had fish. Even the bread and butter... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The reviews for this place made me want to visit and the staff at our hotel recommended it. I went hungry and excited to try it. We did not have a reservation but they were able to seat us anyway. I was thankful. It started off fine, our waitress was very nice and we were able to place our order... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Cecil's in Garbervillle is an excellent, very pleasant restaurant. Their New Orleans style food is well-prepared and tasty, especially their blackened fish specialties.

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 773 Redwood Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3136
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Garberville
  • Phone Number: (707) 923-7007
Description
It's not often that you find true southern-style food, prepared by a chef that's intimately familiar with the traditional cooking style of the Deep South. At Cecil's New Orleans Bistro, not only will you enjoy richly prepared food by an experienced chef, you'll get the full dining experience, complete with amazing cocktails and superior service. We're bringing the mouth-watering cuisine options that New Orleans is known for straight to you and serving them up with tremendous flavor. Check out our specialties to get your taste buds primed for a full-on culinary experience: Gumbo and Jambalaya: Two of the most famous southern dishes, you can't have a true dining experience at Cecil's New Orleans Bistro without trying our jambalaya or New Orleans gumbo in Garberville! Our veteran chef has intimate experience working with both of these dishes and understands the subtle nuances of what makes them a classic favorite among diners. Let us transport you to the bayou with a batch of either of these signature dishes. Steaks and Seafood: Looking for something meatier to dine on? Cecil's New Orleans Bistro specializes in a number of superb steak and seafood entrees, giving you a wide array of meal options to quell your hunger. Each of our meat and seafood options is prepared to perfection, illustrating the down-home cooking style that Louisiana is revered for. Cocktails and Spirits: What's dinner without a good drink or two along the way? At Cecil's New Orleans Bistro, we take pride in crafting some of the most enticing drinks around, using all-natural ingredients whenever possible. Try a traditional cocktail or be adventurous and try one of our custom creations: the choice is yours! If you're looking for a bistro in Garberville where you can get a world-class meal, exceptional service and enjoy the amazing atmosphere while you dine, be sure to visit us at Cecil's New Orleans Bistro. Call us today at 707-923-7007 to inquire about our authentic southern and Cajun dishes or to make a reservation. We'd love to hear from you!

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