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Zydeco Louisiana Diner

#158 of 7,051 Restaurants in Houston
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1119 Pease St, Houston, TX 77002-7627
+1 713-759-2001
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite tasty and a reasonable cost. You'll enjoy the intimate surrounding, have a good quick meal and get back to work on time.

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Thank Chasdwes
Dickinson, Texas
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a Cajun from Louisiana and I love Cajun Food. While staying at the nearby Holiday Inn in downtown Houston, Texas, my wife and I wanted to try some Cajun Food for supper. When I tried calling in to ask about the order I wanted to make, the person that answered said that the side dishes I wanted(green beans... More 

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Thank Andy T T
College Station, Texas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Just a short piece from the Toyota Center and what a jewel. Enjoyed the gulf shrimp platter with outstanding jambalaya and fries. Be sure to ask for the jalapeño cornbread -- yummy! Topped it off with some outstanding bread pudding and caramel sauce. We will be back!

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Thank PatriciaG4398
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This place is great with some really good authentic Louisiana style food. The gumbo is always good, and anything fried has a great taste. It may not be the healthiest of food, but it is dang good. They do have healthy choices tho of course. The po-boys are always a favorite for my co-workers and they are not small either.... More 

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Thank Chris H
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've eaten regularly at Zydeco's for well over 20 years and have never been disappointed. I've tried many of the different foods on the menu and haven't had a single item that was less than excellent in all these years. But I must confess that my favorite without a doubt is the stuffed pork chop. I’ve tried figuring out how... More 

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Thank ghake2016
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

So glad they are now open for dinner/supper! Our group had catfish platters and shrimp poboys. I had mixed green salad with fried oysters and cup of sausage & chicken gumbo. And just had to taste the bread pudding which was really good. Great atmosphere, great zydeco music, delicious food! Will definitely come again whenever we're in the area!

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Thank 42PinkGirl
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Zydeco has a limited menu of great Cajun dishes, but everything is authentic and expertly prepared. From the red beans and rice to the fried foods, it "just like mama prepared." Which is exactly how the owners intend-- home cooked plates that bring back memories of south Louisiana food at its finest.

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Thank Frank C
Houston
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

My husband couldn't wait to take me to Zydeco because he had been there with a friend & raved about it. We're both from Louisiana & love Cajun food. The restaurant is not fancy. It's a small place in downtown Houston. Food can be ordered at a table from a menu or one can walk through the line & select... More 

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Thank maldry
East Texas
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We tried the fried shrimp basket at this diner today. The shrimp were medium size but very tasty, the fries crispy and the rice jambalaya was fabulous. The jambalaya had pork, sausage and chicken in the rice....all seasoned just right. This is a casual place in downtown Houston. It does have a parking lot for customers. Service was friendly and... More 

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Crystal Beach, TX
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We enjoed our dinner, the staff was great! The atmosphere was also casual but nice. Food was served in nice portions and as stated the staff was incredible!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 Pease St, Houston, TX 77002-7627
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-759-2001
Description
Zydeco Louisiana Diner has been serving up South Louisiana home cooking in Downtown Houston since 1988. Our menu features family recipes that have been handed down for three generations and includes daily specials you won't find anywhere else in the city. All items are prepared fresh daily, and as a result, we boast some of the most loyal customers in town, many who have been with us from the beginning.We serve lunch every weekday and the restaurant is available for private parties for dinner and on the weekends. Zydeco also offers lunch catering and bulk orders for takeout.Zydeco favorites include jambalaya, gumbo, fried chicken, pork chops, shrimp and crab piquante, catfish, and crawfish etouffee. We also offer vegetarian options.

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