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“Great food, fun experience, can't wait to return!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hot N Juicy crawfish

Hot N Juicy crawfish
Ranked #190 of 3,189 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood, Cajun & Creole
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Northville, Michigan
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543 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
“Great food, fun experience, can't wait to return!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

We always try to go here when in DC. You can get the food in different levels of spicy to suit your own taste and it's just plain fun to eat with your hands and make a mess. The shrimp, lobster, and crab were all good, the crawfish not worth the work for the minimal amount of meat. Cajun fries were good, corn fritters EXCELLENT and the étouffée AWFUL TERRIBLE. Almost think the night we were there someone forgot some of the ingredients in the étouffée as it consisted entirely of the 'holy trinity' of chopped onion, green bell pepper and celery, raw-tasting spices and not much more. Great place otherwise (just don't order the étouffée) and the staff is helpful, pleasant, and attentive. Can't wait to go back!!

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Calhoun, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hot and good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

We were in the DC area and stopped by for dinner. It was both hot and juicy. I would cut back a little on the garlic. We tried the wings, crawfish and shrimp. Got the rice and rolls to soak up the juicy part and the étouffée. By far, the étouffée was the best. The garlic in the sauce was still with me the next morning. It was really loud and a little hard to carry on a conversation.

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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great creole restaurant with even better atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

Ate here by myself at dinner. The atmosphere is casual, laid back and warm/friendly. I got the wet your feet special that had shrimp, crawfish, andouille sausage, corn and potato - easily enough for 2. Being from gulf coast state, I have eaten very good and fresh crawfish. Crawfish were ok, but everything else was superb!!! Would def eat here again and hope to bring my husband!

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Calgary
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“YUMMY!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

The food was sooo good! Great cajun/creole food. Crawfish, shrimp, crab legs. Spicy, just enough and really tasty. Mon-Wed.$1 beer. Great patio for people watching.

Visited June 2012
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Arlington, Virginia
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Messy but fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

This place is a total mess with food brought out in a plastic bag and placed on the table. That being said, the food is good, so show up in an old t-shirt and dig in!

Visited December 2012
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