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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Seafood Ya-Ya Gumbo
Trinity of bell peppers, onions and celery slowly simmered in a rich roux with shrimp, scallops, crawfish, andouille sausage and rice.
Alligator Meuniere
Diced alligator sausage and potatoes sautéed in a creole meuniere sauce and tossed with arugula greens and blue cheese.
Jerk Steak
Beef marinated‏ in jerk seasoning grilled and sliced topped with a mango chili sauce.
Stuffed Shrimp
Succulent shrimp stuffed with bread crumbs tossed with andouille sausage, wrapped with bacon, and broiled to perfection served over a vegetable risotto.
Great food!!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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All reviews brunch jambalaya alligator bites sesame tuna seafood price fixed price fixe menu lamb chops ice cream salad wings sweet potato fritters creole cooking nice small bar never disappoints cozy place great dining experience
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favorite restaurants on Staten Island. They changed their menu after several years, which is understandable, but they removed ribs from the menu, one of our go to dishes! The waiter said they are thinking about bringing them back, and actually...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly. We went for Brunch. They had live music playing. Alligator Bites on the menu, very different.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RRS93
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We wanted to eat at Beso prior to a show. We couldn't get in. We drove over to Bayou never having been there not knowing what to expect. It was wonderful! Food delicious and presentations were very creative. The service was fabulous!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sophiegirl0814
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Best ices and ice cream family friendly . I Come here all the time Wish it was open All year around !

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank alycia p
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Love this place, the staff is super friendly and very attentive to their customers. The decor is lovely the and the food was pretty good. Sangria was also great.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maritza G
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and the food was delicious! It had the New Orleans “vibe”! Will definitely go there again!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Eva M
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I went to Bayou with friends. Everything on the menu was great . I loved trying all the different appetizers. The atmosphere was very inviting.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank newlondonjoann
Reviewed August 4, 2018

we had my husbands surprise birthday party here. the food was magnificent, the service outstanding. I felt like i was in New Orleans. we had family style, a bit of everything for 25 people. tasty, jambalyia balls, wings, you name the cajun foods you like...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bestbites26
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Went to dinner before picking up GF son from ferry and looked for restaurant close to ferry. What an oppurtune find in Bayou! We had no reservation and thought we would have a wait. There is a small bar if you need to wait. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank J Droid D
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I was here for lunch with a friend and this place completely blew me away. It's not much to look at from the outside but once you step inside, you're in New Orleans during Carnival. We were warmly and promptly seated and the same young...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bklynbubba
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Janet Y
October 25, 2018|
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Response from sophiegirl0814 | Reviewed this property |
Its a 10 minute car/cab ride. You can take a taxi from the ferry. Just go up the ramp marked TAXI. Enjoy!
August 25, 2016|
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Response from Dawn W | Reviewed this property |
11:30 ish- see their website and call beforehand as I was at a noon wedding there in April- so there was obviously no brunch that day-the site has the menu's as well- enjoy! go to the site or on the face book for menu... More
June 18, 2016|
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Response from Dawn W | Reviewed this property |
casual or as dressy as you want-
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