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Cajun Cafe On the Bayou

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$$ - $$$
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8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-3720
+1 727-546-6732
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Mon - Thu 9:00 pm - 11:30 am
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to cajun cafe for seven years. There is no consistency to the quality of food you. Some days you will get excellent flavor, we'll excited food and enjoyable service. Other days expect watery gumbo and poor executed Cajun dishs that you would rather have missed. When this resturant delivers and you catch it on the right... More 

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Thank clinicalresearch2016
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love their soft shell crabs, and crawfish. Occasional weekends live cajun music on the porch overlooking the inlet.

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Thank Gail W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great, authentic Cajun food, with the atmosphere and music to go along with it. Great service and all types of craft beers to quench your thirst. Quiet, plenty of parking, sit inside or out along the bayou!! Must try!

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Thank Florida F
St. Petersburg
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

You have to pay attention or you could miss this little gem off Park Blvd by the flea market. If you love Louisiana Cajun food this is the place for you. The fried green tomatoes are delicious and their crawfish cornbread is amazing!! I've never tried anything here and I didn't like and for those who like to imbibe they... More 

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Thank Stefanie H
Palm Harbor, Florida
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197 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

We had reservations for six--everybody loved eating on the deck. Great soft shells, mud bugs, fried okra, soups etc. Most fried stuff is a little hot, due to the batter. Good selection of craft beers. Waitress was fine. Only complaint this time, was the Matre D'Hotel who was very rude in telling us that we could not use our cell... More 

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Thank SixcDogTeam
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Very laid back. You can eat with a water view but it was early evening and dark and chilly so I opted for inside. Had a very nice bowl of gumbo and white zinfandel. I understand their bread pudding is to die for, but i was too full to try it.

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

My husband loves their Soft Shell Crab Sandwich and so did another person in our party. Another had the burritos which were huge and tasty. I had the crab cakes which were quite spicy. Two out of 6 of us left with some mosquito bites. The beer was cold and the service was very good. I would have loved to... More 

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Thank Sharon D
Pinellas Park, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Authentic Cajun food done right. Craft beer. Nice outside patio by a river. This place could be so much more. They only a third of their property and they don't do a Crawfish boil?! I've been coming here for years and always leave happy.

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Thank Doug L
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to eat very good food, extremely spicy I would definitely recommend this place to any and everyone

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Thank John T
Zephyrhills, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

My son couldn't wait to take us here for lunch, as it has become one of his favorite local places to eat. He and my husband loaded up on cajun food and loved it all. Me, not being nearly as adventurous when it comes to spicy food, stuck to a good ol' hamburger and fries. We sat outside on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
Tuesday
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
Wednesday
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
Thursday
9:00 pm - 11:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pinellas Park
  • Phone Number: +1 727-546-6732
Description
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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