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Cajun Cafe On the Bayou

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$$ - $$$
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8101 Park Blvd N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-3720
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
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Mon - Thu 9:00 pm - 11:30 am
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Passed by many times & finally got to go. Tried Mon nite, but they're closed Mon & Tues. Had quick & friendly service soon as I walked in. Nice casual look, several rooms, some inside, some overlooking bayou. Had tasty creole roasted pulled pork w/red beans & rice, watch out for the spicy sauce on the side, lol. Then had... More 

Thank Michaelene2013
Hampton, Georgia
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife is gluten free and the only selections here, outside of salads, were all extremely hot and poorly prepared. I could not believe they did not know how to make creole---yuk!!!

Thank Southernadvocate
Treasure Island, Florida
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536 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We have been here many times, the food is always good and real Cajun, but the service seems to have disappeared. This is the third time since our May 2016 review (Rated it 5 then) that we have been here. The first two times it took a long time to get served and the waiter on both occasions would leave... More 

Thank Daniel K
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what other reviewers were complaining about, but it's a bar so the food is gonna be greasy, common sense🙄 No it's not Louisiana but it's darn close. The spice? Great! I had alligator tails and dirty rice and it was delish! Beer selection? Vast! Had a waitress who let us sample beers. 🍻

Thank Lauren W
St. Petersburg, Florida
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386 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

... If you've been to NOLA this is a place that might even disappoint. Cajun Cafe was a bit of a let down in the food, atmosphere and service. There were 2 large parties taking place and the outside areas were closed and it seemed there wasn't enough staff; being that our server had not only our section but was... More 

Thank Vinnie1973
Spring Hill, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I'm a Cajun food addict but their food is some of the greaseyest I've ever had,they're boiled crawfish is very overpriced and will not be going back

Thank David C
Largo, Florida
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We love going there for an evening of dining on the rivers edge gives you the feeling of being there. The food is and has aways beed good and made the way you lije it. BUT TELL THEM it might be too spicy hot for you if you don't like or can take hot spicy food. AND the bread pudding... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Ate outside at picnic tables overlooking water. Saw a beautiful rainbow while eating. This is a very casual place - and a good place for beer & New Orleans food. Ordered the taco & salad which was very good. Others had gumbo, corn bread (best ever) and crab cakes. Ended with there only desert - bread pudding which was plenty... More 

Thank floridaforever09
Lutz, Florida
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

First time visiting here, but we will definitely be back. I am from NOLA and the Crawfish Etouffee was the best I have ever had outside Louisiana. The rest of the menu looked delicious and I want to try a bunch more dishes. This place has a fish camp atmosphere and you can eat right on the water.

Thank William H
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Be hungry & thirsty when you go. Many, many excellent beer choices & the portions are large. Boudin is excellent. Jambalaya & e'touffee' are very good & very filling. The best seating is outside if the heat allows. The setting is great back in the "bayou". Dixie & other southern beers are available as well as many beers from around... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Park Blvd N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pinellas Park
  • Phone Number: 17275466732
Opened in 1996 by Joe Thibodaux from Thibodaux Louisiana and taken over by his daughter and son in law in 2003, serving authentic Louisiana cuisine and craft beer, we have boiled crawfish when in season and we make all our food from scratch.

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