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“Live music, good food ... service was okay”

Bayou On The Beach Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Live music, good food ... service was okay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

There is no way one person could eat a whole seafood muffaletta ... brought half of it home for lunch the next day ... Mike loved his Gator PoBoy ... enjoyed the music, but yeah, have to agree with other reviews, the service has gone down some ... miss the friendly and helpful staff!

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food...poor service.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from the people at the front desk of our hotel. The food here was very good and reasonably priced. However the service was terrible and the place wasn't even that busy. Other people seemed pleased with there servers so it may have just been ours. I would definitely go back and try this place again just for the food!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank ldrum
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fabulous food, friendly service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We had the best meal. My husband had the shrimp boil. I had blackened chicken. The kids had gator bites. Fried pickles, hush puppies, salad, everything was great. The staff was super nice and helpful with the cajun sauces and things we weren't familiar with. There was a man behind the bar shucking oysters the whole time!

  • Visited August 2013
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Panama City, Florida, United States
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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“LONG Wait, Not the best Service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

I will say that upon arriving, this restaurant does have a sign that states, "Depending on what you order, depends on how long your wait time is", or something along the lines of that. BUT, I wasn't expecting to wait for over an hour after ordering to actually eat. It probably wouldn't of been so bad if our server actually was cordial either. She had been sat us, along with two other HUGE parties (bad part on the hostess to overload a server like that). But anyway - I'll try this restaurant once more to see if the service is better. The food, it was pretty good, and that's the only reason I'll try it again.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank TheJohnsonsinPC
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2 reviews
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013

Our server was th e best ive seen, i am a server bartender for a living and she is the best ive come across

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank dawnlynne
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