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Gem Creole Saloon

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Wed, 2/19
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Great time!
1. Great time!
"Wow this was a great experience."
LSL_Foodie
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2. Fun Place
2. Fun Place
"enjoyed some nice wine and some fresh oysters on the half shell."
John98273
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3. Fantastic find.
3. Fantastic find.
"It's been a long time since I've been to an amazing place."
Christine J
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About
We are temporally closed for renovation and hope to be open soon. The Gem Creole Saloon is located in the same historic building that hosted the Gem Saloon in the 1800's- Featuring such New Orleans - inspired classics as fresh oysters, gumbo, crawfish etouffee, poor boy sandwiches, broasted chicken and hot buttermilk biscuits. The Gem is a laid-back place to gather and savor these popular southern dishes. With a full bar, the Gem's patrons can sip handmade southern cocktails, a huge selection of boubons, whiskey flights, craft beers and a large selection of regional wines. The sounds of blues, zydeco and New Orleans jazz and viewing Sporting Events are provided for guests to enjoy while visiting
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We like the quick nature of the dinner food. You can spend a long time enjoying a slow dinner, but it also is a good place to stop for a quick bite.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank AmityTraveler222
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

We ordered Crawfish Etoufee and fried chicken. Both were awesome. The server/bartender recommended the Hoochie Mama cocktail which was habanero pepper infused vodka and a berry mix with cajun spices along the edge of the glass. If you like hot, sweet and spicy all in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank colleens105
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your great review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out for a family dinner on a whim this past Saturday evening. So glad that we did. Upon arriving without reservations, the staff made sure that they could accommodate us. We started with a couple of cocktails, I had the Tom's Old Fashioned. Best...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Kenneth W
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your wonderful review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your visit at the 'Gem'. Hope you visit us again.

Reviewed December 8, 2019

A fine dinner good friends and staff ready to help and make your visit very pleasant. The food is outstanding and the full bar is an added touch.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Larry B
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2019

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed May 29, 2019

All the southern comfort foods you might want. Fried chicken, jambalaya, gumbo, crawfish, etc. If you like this type of food you will be very happy.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nealineden
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your great review.

Reviewed April 26, 2019

My girlfriends and I were on a wine trip in the Willamette valley. We decided to give GEN a try for lunch and LOVED IT!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your wonderful review!

Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We will need to go back again and again. The shrimp and grits, topped with house made gumbo, was outstanding

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jodih229
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your great review!

Reviewed April 7, 2019

recently dined at Gem Cajun Saloon for a belated engagement dinner. for the most part, everything was top notch. The Fried chicken was excellent as was the BBQ shrimp. the beignets were HUGE. Having had beignets in New Orleans these were 4 times the size....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mark T
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review. So happy you enjoyed the food at the Gem.

Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Love the crawfish eftouffe and beignets will go again excellent food.nice and spicy or less spice is possible

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vickiesh
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write the great review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your visit. Happy Birthday!

Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

The food here is great! You can’t get anything else like it in the area. I love the shrimp and grits. The shrimp is always cooked perfectly and the grits are creamy and cheesy! The beignets are fantastic!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Travelergirl2012
Kathleen238, Owner at Gem Creole Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your great review. We hope you will dine with us again.

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