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Mudbugs Cajun Cafe

20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1764
+1 317-843-8380
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beignets” (41 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Cajun & Creole
20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1764
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

MY husband and I found this place on trip advisor as a great place for Cajun food and were very pleased! I ordered the shrimp etuffe and craw fish casserole... wow.... delicious!! Hubby ordered gumbo and red beans and rice.. not a drop left in...More

Thank Marcie R
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you want a taste of authentic Louisiana food this is the place to go. Very casual atmosphere. Talk with owner who uses family recipes from Louisiana.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed October 17, 2016

the only reason its not 5 stars is sometimes the pork po' boy it can be a little salty. The beignets are amazing, and we love everything here!

Thank ladukart
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Our family stopped in for a bite to eat after a long day in Indianapolis' Children's Museum. We looked for something causal but a place that was local & good, Mudbugs was spot on! My kids are pretty picky when it comes to trying different...More

Thank Finemuralpainter
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I've passed this place several times and never went inside. The day my wife and I went the owner(im embarrassed to say I forget his name) was there. It was one of the most cordial experiences I've had in the states. We were unsure what...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed September 13, 2016

My wife and I both got po boys, (one shrimp, one catfish) and thoroughly enjoyed them. The seasoning was tasty but not overbearing, allowing you to adjust it as you see fit with classic creole condiments on the tables. Serving sizes were generous but not...More

Thank neckersco
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Nice cajun fare with occasional specialties like alligator bites. Generous portions with all the cajun spices and sauces one desires.

Thank Datrunner
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I met a friend for lunch here at this Cajun Cafe. Both of us ate a homemade lunch with appetizer & 2 drinks for under $20 before tax. The food was great. My Shrimp Po'boy was generous & had a wonderful flavor & crunch. The...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed September 12, 2016

With a 4 1/2 star rating my wife and I thought that we couldn't go wrong with going to the Mudbugs Café. Boy, were we wrong. When we walked into the café we should have taken notice of all the dishes of "dirty rice" left...More

2  Thank Russell B
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Mudbugs isn't fancy. With a name like that.... It's located on Main Street in Carmel, just a store front decorated with alligators and mardi gras beads. Nothing fancy. But the food is good, plentiful, hot, authentic. They serve the best hush puppies in town (although...More

1  Thank DavidCardy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$8 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1764
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-843-8380
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