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Cajun Cafe On the Bayou

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8101 Park Blvd N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-3720
+1 727-546-6732
21:00 - 11:30
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

1st visit here, wife heard about it, decided to try it. Thought food very good, definitely a New Orleans spice. Craft beer list was exemplary....will be going back for sure. Only downfall is signage for restaurant....drove right by it initially. Blink and you'll miss it.

Thank Mike T
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visit, always nervous about trying cajun places. This place is definitely going on my return trip list. Boudin and soft shell crabs, excellent. Only suggestion, fix hours of operation listed on here, almost didn't go because it said it was closed today.

Thank JoDee T
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second trip to this little place off the beaten path. It’s sort of hard to find since it’s tucked up by the flea market on Park. It doesn’t look like much from the road, and the sign saying leave your phone in the car might put some people off. That is just a hint of the type... More 

Thank AtlantaBeachgirl
Clearwater, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boy, has this place ever gone DOWN since I used to frequent it some years ago! It used to be great! For starters, I noticed that the menu has shrunk by maybe 50%. That is, the actual menu that they hand you, not the online menu which hasn't been updated in over 4 years, as evidenced by my next comment.... More 

Thank iliketoeat2017
Saint Petersburg
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great old.school bayou environment on a canal. Unfortunately ever single dish was too hot. This review comes from an individual very familiar with "Cajun" cooking and spices.

Thank FrequentDiner011
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like this restaurant a lot. It has a really good atmosphere and the Cajun food is really very good.

Thank JP33765
Bedford, Texas
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a serious Cajun resturant with a diverse menu. Everyone enjoyed their choices and we shared bites with each other, just to get a taste. My blackened catfish was excellent and if I return, I will order the Jumbalia.

Thank Dana92
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and each time is just as good as the last. This place is not fine dining and it even looks a little sketchy but get past that and you'll enjoy some alligator bites, fried chicken hearts, boudin and crawfish étouffé that will keep you coming back for more. If you don't like Cajun food don't... More 

Thank SunLuvnGirl
Saint Louis, Missouri
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This places oozed creole culture. The food was spot on, the atmosphere incredible (though could be quite warm in the summer) and the beer selection was quite impressive. They have a large selection of local craft beers on tap that change every day. Most of which are hard to find in other places. If you're looking to spend some time... More 

Thank Travis F
Albany, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We stopped after spending the morning at the Wagon Wheel Flea Market next door. We sat in the outdoor area over the river, enjoying the kayakers paddling by. Fried green tomatoes, fried chicken hearts and of course their jambalaya! Yum! And leave room or at least get a portion to go of the whiskey bread pudding!!! Been here many times... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
21:00 - 11:30
21:00 - 11:30
21:00 - 11:30
21:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Park Blvd N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pinellas Park
  • Phone Number: +1 727-546-6732
Opened in 1996 by Joe Thibodaux from Thibodaux Louisiana and taken over by his daughter and son in law in 2003, serving authentic Louisiana cuisine and craft beer, we have boiled crawfish when in season and we make all our food from scratch. We are open Wednesday to Sunday 11.30am to 9.00pm for last orders, closed Monday and Tuesday (cannot change the times below)

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