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Review of Alligator Cafe

Alligator Cafe
Ranked #455 of 4,164 Restaurants in Dallas
Price range: US$ 1 - US$ 20
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Neighbourhood: East Dallas
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Neighbourhood: East Dallas
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I have been here twice and loved both times I have gone. I always get the shrimp and grits with satisfaction. You can't go wrong with this place.

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

We have been Alligator Cafe fans from the VERY beginning. Was very happy after the move that the food was even better in the new kitchen. But, over the last 2-3 visits the overall experience just seems to have been allowed to slip. The taste, attention to detail, service, just is not up to past standards. It is not anything really glaringly obvious, more a general decline in standards. It is almost like the feeling is that they can coast on past successes, cut corners, and still be ok. Maybe so, but for some patrons whose expectations are higher than average, it will not suffice. Hopefully management will do a little soul searching.............

Thank Wil R
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

A great little place with a decent beer list and enough good ol' creole cooking to satisfy anyone.

Ribs and boudin balls are a must. The jambalaya was a big portion, I'm eating it now for lunch. The good times just keep coming.

To my dismay they are Closed Monday's.

Thank David D
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Dallas gained a lot from Katrina when this restaurant operator came to town. Outstanding gumbo, calamari, etouffe etc. I had an incredible catfish ponchartrain dish. And don't miss desserts. Best whiskey sauce bread pudding outside of New Orleans.
We will definitely go back again.

Thank Lane B
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

A nice selection of Cajun/Creole dishes in a family friendly setting. I thoroughly enjoy the Jambalaya, my wife raved over the oysters, and my granddaughter loves her some alligator tail. They have a full bar and serve the expected drinks as well as some craft beers and wine. Local musicians play some great jazz in the evenings. If you like your food on the spicy side, ask for Voodoo...but get it on the side and apply it sparingly as it ranks up there with a nuclear meltdown.

Thank Safepilot
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