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The Cajun Connection - CLOSED

549 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-9544
+1 828-369-6288
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
18 Jun 2014
“good food good service”
11 Oct 2013
“Great food and atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
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549 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-9544
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

I had catfish for the first time ever here! It was delicious. The seasonings they use arent too spicy but just right. Their hush puppies are to die for, and the bread pudding is also amazing. Deep friend basket has all sorts to choose from,...More

Thank hs104112
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Four of us ate there recently; we all loved our fare, from drinks to dessert (key lime pie, awesome!). I had a lovely salad topped with steamed shrimp, two others had the catfish basket, the other guy had corn and crab soup (as did I)...More

1  Thank SteveofFranklin
Reviewed 12 September 2013

This little hole in the wall in a strip mall on Highlands road has been here for quite a while but we have not tried it until recently. It is a small place probably only about 30 or so seats. We were first of the...More

1  Thank Rick F
Reviewed 19 July 2013

After a trip to Nantahala Brewing, my husband and I drove another 1/2 hour to visit The Cajun Connection, as a guest at the Biltmore Estate had recommended it to my husband. (He works in the winery there.) The location leaves much to be desired,...More

Thank Monte S
Reviewed 17 July 2013

WE have been to this restaurant several times. My mom is from New Orleans and I lived there for years...so we are qualified to tell you it is authentic!!! I recommend the crawfish and all of the soups, the service was good as well.

Thank CamillaSwope
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We (party if 4) had worst dining experience ever! Food was ok, but service was unbelievably rude. 2 of the 4 received their meal and were finished by the time 3rd person received salad. 4th persons order was incorrect and when we informed the waitress,...More

2  Thank RAH-CDH
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We love the food and service at Cajun Connection. We probably eat there two times a week! Best Cajun pasta, fried okra, bread I ever ate!

Thank labcoris
Reviewed 6 July 2013

The food is good and the service is friendly. The shrimp and grits were great as was the fried crawfish tail appetizer.

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Food for Franklin area is too pricey! Food was not that great and service was poor. Restaurant area is much too small and you felt like you were on top of the next table.

1  Thank Larry E
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Visited while on vacation. The Blue Crab Soup, Shrimp Wrap, and Shrimp Po'Boy were excellent. The fries werent' tasty tho. But with so much food, we could have done without the fries and been just fine. Waitress (I think she was the owner) was very...More

Thank Hathaway0715
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 18
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 549 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-9544
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-6288
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Full service restaurant. Serving Wine and Beer
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