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5071 Pinnacle Square, Trussville, AL
+1 205-655-6008
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Trussville, Alabama
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We love going here to eat the gator....yum! Love taking our family who come to visit us from out of country, to try the gator. Its good stuff and a novelty. You don't eat gator where were from. Mmmmmm....taste like chicken! Lol

Thank 2010fordflex
Odenville, Alabama
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Tuna was rare when served to our table. The waitress agreed and took it from our table but was stopped by the manager who said it was always served medium rare. We asked for it to be cooked more and he asked us at what temperature we wanted the fish. Really!! Just done. I finally said just one more... More 

Thank shepherdsrestmom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I took my nephews here after their graduation. There was about 20 of us, but the server and her help made it look easy! Not a big lover of seafood but the fish n chips was just for me.

Thank Karen G
Slidell, Louisiana
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Was in the area to visit Barber Motorsport Park. Found them on Yelp and the reviews looked good as did the food. I had the Bourbon Street Fettuccini. It was very good but I expected some spice from a "Cajun" restaurant. Being born and raised in New Orleans, I expected more authentic given the name. The waitress was really sweet... More 

1 Thank Darren D
Gallant, Alabama
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128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and the crab legs are always the best and the portions are good. We always get the crab legs and have not been disappointed yet. The bar can be a bit noisy, so ask to sit further away if you want to be able to talk and not get bumped into by people hovering.

1 Thank Firegirl834
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has good food however they can not get the crab legs right. I've had them four times and they're always overcooked. Their other dishes are great but the portions are small for the price. Service is always good and the environment is nice.

Thank David L
Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Cajun Steamer is to Cajun food as Tex-Mex is to Mexican food. It's a good chain restaurant adaptation of Cajun cuisine targeting a real general audience. On a business dinner visit I had Tilapia & Shrimp Rockefeller served over Cajun mashed potatoes. The dish was covered with a creamy spinach and bacon sauce. The portion was almost overdone but the... More 

Thank Dick O
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Our favorite stop for cajun food. The shrimp and grits are amazing. The raw oysters were great too! Live music on the weekend in the evenings but you can sit indoors where it's not too loud.

Thank secyoflbr68
Fairburn , Ga
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I had the peel and eat shrimp platter and the oysters char grilled. Not authentic. I won't be back. Just ok , not good. We could have to went to red lobster and got better food.

Thank 1laneice
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Food is delicious. Portions have gotten smaller over time. For the money the portions are not big enough. Restaurant is expensive for the portions but the food is delicious. They serve oysters which are hard to find on this side of town.

Thank David L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5071 Pinnacle Square, Trussville, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Trussville
  • Phone Number: +1 205-655-6008

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?