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“Alas, Papa Mojo's has closed”
Review of Papa Mojo's Roadhouse - CLOSED

Papa Mojo's Roadhouse
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Durham, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Alas, Papa Mojo's has closed”
Reviewed August 1, 2014

In late July there was a very short article in the Raleigh newspaper saying that Papa Mojo's was closing when their lease ran out in August. We went by the very next day to find that we had misread the article and the restaurant was already closed, seized for nonpayment of taxes. No more delicious Cajun food, no more blues and zydeco music. We will have to hope that another Cajun restaurant will open in Durham soon!

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Sanford, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“From Louisiana”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

We love to eat here! When you walk in the doors you feel as if you are stepping into Louisiana - the aligator bites are a favoirte of ours and make sure you dont pass up the corn muffins! You cant go wrong with a Po'boy sandwich and end it with a drink and a beinget you will be set!

Live music and always a great time - hidden in the shopping center - I feel that only the locals know about this gem.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Laura G
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Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and music”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

We only planned on having dinner but went to papa mojos late on a Saturday. The band was great The shrimp and Grits were amazing as was the buttermilk pie. We will definitely be back.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jane M
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Cary, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good Meal”
Reviewed March 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Papa Mojo's has a great N'awlins menu and the food matches the excellence of that menu. Their seafood is always great.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Carol H
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
334 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Used to be better...”
Reviewed February 19, 2014

This restaurant used to have great and interesting food. Have been there about 10 times, typically for lunch. But it has gone downhill. The pan fried oyster po boy sandwiches used to be great, now they are just good. The oysters dont have that melt in your mouth flavor anymore. Went the other day and had a blackened shrimp and linguini special. Portion was small, shrimp were great, but the rest of the dish was bland and tasteless. The sauce on the linguini was vanilla and had no flavor. Too bad.
They do have a great salad dressing, their 'barbecue blue cheese' dressing. If you dont like blue cheese, dont fret, it tastes nothing like blue cheese dressing, but it is incredible.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank docnc
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