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2823 Jerusalem Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710-1833
516 785 9263
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bellmore, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere great drinks great food but the portions are very small but worth every bite the atmosphere is festive and transports you to the Bayou good time good food close by Town <3

Thank maryellenwasik5
Merrick, New York
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213 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bayou restaurant used to be a great cajun restaurant under the original owners. The website touted a new chef over the previous succession of chefs after the original chef left. Each has gotten worse and worse. The current chef makes a reasonable roux but basically adds spices but no meat or veggies in the gumbo. And left it gluey... More 

Thank Robert K
North Bellmore, New York
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Great atmosphere, Awesome food and drinks, great service,we love the Bayou! We have gone on a date night or with the kids it always great. The desserts? Oh My God Amazing! My kids are adventurous eaters not sure how it would be if they were picky.

Thank Yankeegirl147
New York City, New York
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255 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I've eaten at the Bayou many times and have had good experiences most always. Their gumbo is consistently delicious, rich and satisfying with layers of flavors and just enough heat. My latest meal of shrimp and grits was not the best I've had. The grits were gummy and the shrimp lacked seasoning. My friend's cajun pot pie with andouille sausage... More 

Thank PattyLongIsland
Baldwin, New York
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35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Very poor Cajun food, bar atmosphere! Drink, don't eat!! Cold tasteless food! Prices much too high for what you get!

Thank Davidoff123
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Are in the mood for good cajun food? Then don't go here! I would have happily given The Bayou a higher review but I could not in good conscience do that after they served my friend a burnt waffle. We went one night with a groupon, with high hopes that we had found another cajun restaurant to add to our... More 

Thank Samantha R
Wantagh, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Great food, great fun. Everything I have ordered, and it is a bunch of different things, has been excellent.

Thank puppywalker2015
New York
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Food, service, mediocre at best. I went last night as I had a groupon for this place and figured I would try it out (I went here 5 years ago and it was very good) Let's start with the Drinks- Hurricane was $11 and it barely had any liquor. It actually made my stomach ache after drinking this. I tried... More 

Thank axion101
New York
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Went there with a Groupon after hearing from my children who also went with a Groupon about 6 months earlier, that it was really good and food was plentiful. I went last week and my husband and I ordered the exact 2 dishes as my children and weren't impressed. I think it was half the size they had gotten,as they... More 

Thank amb06
New York
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Had been here years ago and remembered liking it so tried it again with a Groupon. What a disappointment! Food was mediocre at best. Terrible value. Overpriced entrees and drinks. You can get at least double the portion size for less money at Big Daddy's in Massapequa with much better quality and tastier food. If I didn't have a Groupon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cajun & Creole
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2823 Jerusalem Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710-1833
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bellmore
  • Phone Number: 516 785 9263

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