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The Blow Fly Inn

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APPETIZERS​
Fried Green Tomatoes
Served with our creole mayo (helen’s favorite)
6.99
Crabby Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes topped with lump crabmeat and hollandaise sauce
10.99
Fried Dill Pickles
Fried golden brown and served with bayou sauce
5.99
Loaded Potato Skins
Loaded with jack and cheddar cheese, real bacon bits, green onions and sour cream on the side
6.99
Fried Crab Claws
Fried golden brown and served with cocktail sauce
10.99
Crawfish and Pickles
Fried crawfish tails and dill pickles served with bayou sauce
9.99
Fried Onion Rings, Large
Double battered and piled high
6.99
Fried Onion Rings, Small
4.99
Golden Chicken Tenders
Served with honey mustard
7.99
Buffalo Chicken Tenders (Spicy)
Choice of ranch or blue cheese
8.99
SOUPS​
Creole Gumbo
Cup or bowl served with rice
3.99
6.99
She-Crab Bisque
Ms mable’s favorite cup or bowl
3.99
6.99
Cream of Shrimp and Asparagus
Cup or bowl, fresh asparagus and gulf shrimp in a rich cream stock
3.99
6.99
Great food served with a beautiful view
HOUSE SPECIALTIES​
Served with side salad
Seafood Pasta
Sautéed shrimp, crawfish, oysters, crabmeat and asparagus in a creamy white wine sauce
18.99
Red Beans and Rice
Creole​ red beans slow cooked with smoked sausage with rice
9.99
Bayou Chicken Pasta
Blackened​ chicken breast over pasta topped with sautéed peppers, onions, mushrooms and sausage in a spicy cream sauce
15.99
Smothered Chicken
Grilled breast topped with sautéed mushrooms, onions and bell peppers topped with provolone cheese served with a side item
13.99
Seafood Fra’ Diablo
Sautéed shrimp, crawfish, sausage, bell peppers, mushrooms and onions in a spicy marinara sauce over pasta
16.99
Crawfish Etouffee
Cajun style etouffee with fresh crawfish over rice
11.99
Creole Pasta
Sautéed​ shrimp, crawfish, sausage, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms in a spicy alfredo sauce over pasta
16.99
Pasta Bernard
With roasted garlic alfredo sauce
9.99
Grilled Combo
Char-grilled chicken breast with jumbo grilled shrimp served with your choice of side items
16.99
LITTLE FLYERS​
BEVERAGES​
Soft Drinks and Tea
Coke, diet coke, sprite, dr. pepper, blue power aide, pink lemonade, coke zero, unsweetened and sweet tea
1.99
Six
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Bottled Water
1.75
Six
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Coffee
1.79
Six
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Bottled Barq's
2.09
Six
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Juice or Milk
Tomato, orange, cranberry or grapefruit
2.99
Six
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Parties of six or more—15% gratuity for one check, 18% for separate checks
Please check with us for all of your catering needs
LUNCHEON SPECIALS​
Served with banana pudding. Add a salad $1.25. Served 11 A.M.—3 P.M.
Hamburger Steak
6 oz topped with gravy and onions
8.99
A salad+1.25
Chicken Alfredo
Grilled chicken with creamy alfredo sauce over pasta
7.99
A salad+1.25
Shrimp and Catfish
A coast favorite!
9.99
A salad+1.25
Creole Pasta
Shrimp, crawfish, sausage, bell pepper, onions and mushrooms in a spicy cream sauce
10.99
A salad+1.25
Seafood Platter
Shrimp, catfish, oysters and stuffed crab
14.99
A salad+1.25
Jumbo Lump Crabcake
Topped with remoulade sauce
10.99
A salad+1.25
Red Beans and Catfish
Fried catfish on top of red beans and rice
9.99
A salad+1.25
Seafood Pasta
Shrimp, crawfish, oysters, crabmeat and asparagus with a creamy white wine sauce
12.99
A salad+1.25
Catfish Fillet
Mississippi​ pond raised
9.99
A salad+1.25
BLUE PLATE SPECIALS​
Served with banana pudding (except saturday). Add a salad $1.25 served mon.—sat. 11 A.M.—2 P.M.
Monday
Red beans and rice
6.99
A salad+1.25
Tuesday
Country fried steak w/mashed potatoes and a vegetable
7.99
A salad+1.25
Wednesday
Fried chicken with mac and cheese
7.99
A salad+1.25
Thursday
6 oz sirloin steak with home style potatoes
7.99
A salad+1.25
Friday
Fried catfish strips with french fries
7.99
A salad+1.25
Saturday
Red beans and rice with cornbread
3.75
A salad+1.25
Check out our daily lunch specials posted on the board
Keep us in mind for all of your catering needs
PO BOYS & SANDWICHES​
Authentic new orleans french bread dressed with lettuce, tomato and mayo
Shrimp Po Boy
9.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Hamburger Po Boy
9.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Muffuletta (1/2)
The new orleans original
8.99
Get a whole for+6.00 more
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Dressed on a kaiser roll
7.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Blow Fly Burger
8 oz burger dressed on a kaiser roll roasted red pepper
6.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Pimento Cheese Burger
8 oz burger topped with our delicious homemade roasted red pepper pimento cheese
7.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Black and Blue Burger
Blackened burger topped with blue cheese dressing and bacon smothered chicken
8.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Smothered Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast topped with sautéed bell peppers, onions and mushrooms topped with provolone cheese
8.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich and Cup of Soup
6.99
French fries+1.99
Cheese+99.00
French fries+1.99
SALADS​
Marinated Greek Salad
Marinated prime rib slices over fresh romaine topped with tomato, red onion, black olives, artichoke hearts and feta cheese
12.99
Blow Fly Cobb Salad
Fresh romaine topped with grilled chicken breast, bacon, chopped egg, tomato and blue cheese crumbles
10.99
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine tossed with fresh parmesan chees, home style croutons and creamy caesar dressing
6.99
Chicken Caesar Salad
Our caesar salad topped with fried, grilled or blackened chicken
10.99
Tuna Caesar Salad
Our caesar salad topped with grilled or blackened tuna steak
11.99
Blow Fly House Salad
Shredded cheese, cucumber, eggs, croutons over mixed greens
7.99
Seafood Caesar Salad
Grilled fish of the day and shrimp over our caesar salad sprinkled with jumbo lump crabmeat, croutons and parmesan cheese
14.99
A’ LA CARTE​
Sautéed Jumbo Lump Crabmeat
6.99
Sautéed Mushrooms
2.99
Sautéed Onions
2.99
Sautéed Shrimp
6.99
Creamy Lump Crabmeat
6.99
Sautéed Asparagus W/ Parmesan Cheese
3.99
Blackened
1.00
Blackened and Topped W/Jumbo Lump Crabmeat
6.99
About
Best seafood, steaks & local specials like hamburger steak & Po Boys. Famous iconic local restaurant since 1955 featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! Drive over & see us. Follow the Blow Fly!
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed November 4, 2019

We had lunch here after it being recommended by coworkers. They are very fond of the seafood pasta, but we were in the mood for burgers. Great view while having lunch in a comfortable laid-back atmosphere. Service was very friendly and personable. The burgers were...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Kurt T
Reviewed November 3, 2019 via mobile

So glad we took the advise of some locals. The food and service were both exceptional. Can’t wait to go back and sit outside by the water!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Woodward2007
Reviewed November 1, 2019 via mobile

Their red beans and rice are amazing. Even when I am starving i have leftovers to take home. I love sitting out on the patio in the summer looking over the bayou. Even better if you catch a sunset out there.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Roland C
Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

They are back. Outstanding food and service. Had a party of 7. All tried different dishes. Everyone was excited same food and quality from the old days. As an old timer that had given up on BF am now a new old customer again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Nick S
Reviewed September 6, 2019

We went there because of its feature on Diners Drive In’s and Dives and I would have to say the servers and the environment was cool for a place for the family to go sit and eat and just chill. The food was okay, a...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank carlajeanjo
Reviewed August 4, 2019

We used to eat here before Hurricane Katrina. The food and service was excellent. We recently ate here and were very disappointed. We had a shrimp pot boy and the crab cake appetizers advertised by Guy Fieri on Diners, Drive Inns and Dives. What a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 435gds
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Not the same quality at all. I ordered a roast beef and gravy poboy and it was awful. It wasn’t roast beef it was leftover pot roast from a daily lunch special 4 days prior. The gravy tasted as if out of a packet at...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank Climber605852
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

I guess it will never be what it it used to be! Clean good service. I don’t need the plastic fly on my plate. Food not the same but it was adequate. Friendly fast service.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank bunny4567
Reviewed July 3, 2019

View was good and the food was really good and very good prices. The 2 grandkids loved looking out the window. Seemed to be a little understaffed as several tables had not been cleaned. The outside does not look as good as the food is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rbell-57
Reviewed June 29, 2019

This used to be a good place to eat. Not now. Most food at the table (9 people) was OK. The red beans and rice was horrible. Worst we have had, so says 3 of the group. Good views and service was pleasant. Overall, DO...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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jeaniehutton
February 24, 2017|
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Response from MNnola | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about Blow Fly. I know Shaggy's on the beach and the Half Shell Oyster House have gluten free options
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Warren M
April 5, 2016|
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Response from 690SeasonedTraveler | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, there is a fairly long ramp that does lead up into the Blowfly as well as steps.
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DrMath
January 23, 2016|
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Response from 980donnar | Reviewed this property |
I would think they would have to allow service animals, if that is what you are asking about. However, I would call to ask.
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