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Bayou Restaurant

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927 Pulaski Hwy, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-2601
410-939-3565
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there last week. Salad and soup were very good. Oyster stew. plenty of choices for a typical and tasty Maryland treat. I will return to try other items.

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Thank Paul R
North East, Maryland
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138 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We are regulars at THE BAYOU so much so that the owner recognizes our voice and knows what table we want to reserve when we call. We keep going back because the whole menu has delicious entrees at reasonable prices, the extras of salad, warm rolls, vegetable tray are bonuses which enhance the meal. Even alcohol is reasonably priced. Tonight... More 

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Thank Jack D
Aberdeen, Maryland
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Bayou is a local iconic gem! Don't judge it by its 50's outside appearance. Step inside and enjoy the food that Lou and his staff will prepare for you. From delicious crab cakes to fried oysters and fresh oysters in season to prime rib and his to die for homemade pies! The food is very good, served by a... More 

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Thank tlb1013
Bel Air, Maryland
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We went to the Bayou with a dinner group. The room we were in was very nice and spacious. Our server and her assistant were excellent. The food style is American, steaks, pork chops, seafood, etc. All our fellow diners liked their meals very much. My wife and I split a sea scallop dish that was very tasty and large... More 

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Thank rlewan
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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548 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

If you want a REAL crab cake, large portions, and homemade pie you have found the perfect place! We took a detour off the main highway and had no regrets. What a delicious meal! There were huge chunks of crab in the crab cake and I savored every single bite. We were greeted and seated right away. The prices were... More 

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Thank Melaney68
Colonial Heights, Virginia
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156 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Like another reviewer, "don't judge". This place doesn't look like much and any time I've been in the area over the past several years, I've always blown it off. I decided to give it a try and was pleased. Service was fantastic and they don't hover over you but do keep an eye out. Seems to be popular with the... More 

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Thank Frequent_Traveler500
Bel Air, Maryland, United States
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We've been going to the Bayou every 2 months or so with friends for the last couple of years. The food quality is always consistent and the portions are large. They start you off with a vegetable tray with homemade salad dressing. The fried shrimp are large and perfectly breaded. Crab cakes, scallops and steaks are also very good. The... More 

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Thank Ellen B
Salisbury, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Heading down Tobacco Road, got tired, stay at Motel 8, next to us was the Bayou. Had excellent broiled crabs cakes (don't missed), scallops wrapped in bacon, seafood bisque which was more like a chowder (I should have got a bowl instead of a cup). We left full and satisfied. Just what we were looking for and found in crab... More 

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Thank TerryLeeH
Newark, Delaware, United States
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199 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The old adage about "not judging a book by it's cover ,"is very true. If you did you would blow by this unimposing " Dinner-like," setting. If you did, you would miss some world class seafood and professional service. On this day my associate and I had the lump meat crab cakes - Amazing! They have respectable choices of wine,... More 

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Thank Robert H
Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Since my review is anonymous, I can admit this; I use the Bayou to commit fraud. I order the 4 on the Go, bring it home, swap out the take out containers for my own and serve it to my guests. No one ever knows that it’s not homemade. I have also eaten in the restaurant. The food is always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 Pulaski Hwy, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-2601
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Havre de Grace
  • Phone Number: 410-939-3565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?