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Delicious food and great service! I will definitely be back to eat here when I visit New Orleans once again!!
SS Teach via google.com - Apr 3, 2021
The food was amazing and so was the service. I had a wonderful time at this restaurant. i had the shrimp and grits and it was absolutely delicious. 10/10 would recommend!
Laila Brooks via google.com - Mar 28, 2021
It's a hidden family owned and operated gem located next to a landmark cafe. Food was excellent!
Stacy Easy via google.com - Mar 27, 2021
Baaaaby everything was SO good. We started out at the restaurant next door but the wait was ridiculous so we headed to Bayou Bistro. The service, food and drinks was awesome. I'm a local with friends visiting from Atlanta and this WAS THE BEST PLACE for them to try authentic NOLA food and service.
Tanya Ralph via google.com - Mar 20, 2021
Service was a little slow, but very cordial and friendly. The food made up for it as well. Could utilize seating a little better due to covid, rather than seating next to each other when all other tables are empty.
Andy McHale via google.com - Mar 12, 2021
Phenomenal food, staff and Chef! Will definitely return often.
Barrett Schmidt via google.com - Feb 18, 2021
Great place we found by accident. Delicious food and great staff. Crawfish etouffee was wonderful...yum. yum.
LYDIA Faber via google.com - Feb 17, 2021
We got the creole jambalaya, chicken tenders, and Mac 'n Cheese and it was all amazing!!! It was served in styrofoam bc of covid, but definitely recommend!
The Shoestring Teacher via google.com - Feb 15, 2021
Went one night to have drinks and a more intimate atmosphere. Music was classic 90's R The barten
Went one night to have drinks and a more intimate atmosphere. Music was classic 90's R&B. The bartender was great and very engaging. The lady at the door was so sweet. One place I'll revisit. Felt local not tourist like.
960elitem via tripadvisor.com - Feb 12, 2021
One of the best restaurants in NOLA!
Arielle Barquet via google.com - Feb 6, 2021
In from out of town and the food was amazing The gumbo was to die for. The workers also were amazing. Try it out ... read more
Danielle Dubyak via google.com - Feb 6, 2021
Great atmosphere, customer service awesome and great food, had a chance to meet the chef who prepared my food very nice. Highly recommend the seafood dip its delicious 😋.
shapiro dumas via google.com - Feb 1, 2021
First time here and happened upon it but what a great crew here! Love it! Glad other places were too packed and we ended up here.
Jennifer Brunetz via google.com - Jan 18, 2021
Amazing food, and friendly people!
James Davis via google.com - Jan 16, 2021
Great food. Great service. Catfish poboy was great but my wife's shrimp and grits was even better. Looking forward to going back.
Wes Frazier via google.com - Jan 1, 2021
Dealing with Covid but still worth going. Support those that are struggling to stay open
We had a party of three on Thanksgiving week for lunch. This was our first time there and pretty much selected Bayou Bistro by other reviews on-line. Our primary goal was to avoid the quarter as much as possible. We were not disappointed. I must...start with that the restaurant is trying to deal with Covid as much as everyone el ... read more
A1882TCdavidw via tripadvisor.com - Dec 4, 2020
Nice little restaurant and the staff was phenomenal ... read more
Ronny Lynn via google.com - Nov 30, 2020
Great location amazing service!! Amazing food!!
Casey Hearne via google.com - Nov 22, 2020
My friend and I were in town and just happened upon this little jewel of a restaurant. The people who worked there were absolutely amazing. Super sweet. Didn’t miss a beat serving you. Treated us like they had known us forever. And have the highest safety protocols for serving you while making it fun. Please visit them!!
Susan Ramsey via google.com - Nov 16, 2020
I love the bayou Bistro. Staff is super friendly ... read more
Shawn Carlson via google.com - Nov 15, 2020
Colorful characters w excellent food. I very much recommend.. if your a tourist take a trip out of the quarter . It's worth it ... read more
Marisa David via google.com - Nov 14, 2020
Not gunna lie, I was a little unsure when I first walked in. It was empty and quiet but we gave it a chance anyway. Let me tell you, we were not disappointed! We had the bowl of gumbo, crab cakes, and an order of the chicken with mac and cheese. It was all delicious. The food was fresh, hot, and tasty. All made to order on the spot a ... read more
Niki Meadows via google.com - Nov 7, 2020
EXCELLENT FOOD, DRINKS & SERVICE!!!!!! I PROMISE YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED!!!!!!! I’m late making this review but I’ve been wanting to make sure that I do this. Me and my boyfriend were visiting NOLA from Florida for a vacation about a month ago & I was referred to go to another restaurant that was near by this one but they weren’t t ... read more
Dawii Iizme via google.com - Oct 17, 2020
Everyone at our table was quite pleased. I'll return with my coworkers.
Jorge Stevenson via google.com - Oct 6, 2020
This is my 3rd time dining at Bayou Bistro. The food is so delicious I was compelled to write a review. Because of Covid-19 I don't care to dine out, so I am eating as I type!! Bayou Bistro deserves a 10 for the taste alone. I ordered the Bayou Catfish and the seafood sauce is lick your plate good! The vegetables are slap yo Momma s ... read more
Monica Flint via google.com - Sep 21, 2020
Incredible Cajun food and warm reception. The waitress was very kind and made sure we knew what seperated their food from typical New Orleans-style food. Helped me pick out dishes such as the Seafood Dip and Fettucine. The dip (A creamy sauce layered with shrimp and other assorted seafood served with bread) is a must try. Will come b ... read more
Main Zane via google.com - Sep 12, 2020
We've tried jambalaya at a few places in NOLA as well as the bread pudding. Both of the dishes forementioned here are Ah-mazing! The Bayou Bistro has many delicious dishes! Shrimp Fettuccine, Seafood dip, Shrimp Basin (Po' Boy), BBQ shrimp, the seafood bisque, gumbo (those are dishes we've tried here) and many others!! You ... read more
Melissa Norton via google.com - Sep 12, 2020
I love this place and everytime I come back i would definitely come back there!!
Ketiar Rickman via google.com - Sep 12, 2020
All food is amazing, Staff are super nice and friendly ... read more
ayden amarok via google.com - Sep 12, 2020
Nice seafood dip! Real deal!
Ivan Varnado via google.com - Aug 16, 2020
Loved every bite and Alvin is the best!
Anthony Martin Jr via google.com - Aug 7, 2020
Great fresh shrimp, got the shrimp basin and gf got shrimp and grits. Would recommend.
AG via google.com - Aug 6, 2020
They are excellent everything is made fresh and the owner and kitchen crew are to love.The food is so good I will be going back and back and back I love the food and people ... read more
Vera Brooks via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
This place is amazing. Asked a older local outside what to order... Got everything he told us and was not disappointed. I recommend the seafood fettuccine. Super friendly staff. Very authentic Louisiana feel. Do not go to new orleans without eating here.
Ej6_ Daiki via google.com - Jul 7, 2020
They had great service food was fantastic does he Hu dip is the yeah everybody's gotta try that go back a solid refresh the cooks were friendly and they have actual cajuns in the kitchen in the back ... read more
Marcus Hayes Sr. via google.com - Jul 5, 2020
I came down here for my birthday weekend and honestly... this place is it! Between the customer service, cleanliness and amazing food, I cannot tel you which one took the bag... overall an amazing experience that we came back a second time. Shalinda, the waitress, was so kind and helpful! Love Bayou Bistro and NOLA.... I will be comi ... read more
Tamairi Rivera via google.com - Jun 27, 2020
Best seafood bisque ever!
Kimberly Howell via google.com - May 25, 2020
Nice service and food is great. Family business vibe. Pretty plates.
Trey W via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
THIS PLACE WAS AWESOME! MY HUSBAND AND I HAD AN AMAZING TIME! ERIC AND STAFF TREATED US LIKE ROYALTY! THE GRILLED OYSTERS WERE SUPERB!!!!!
Anita Pryor via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
Nice ladies behind the bar! They were real busy when we came (during Mardi Gras) so food took a little bit but it was worth it! Great seafood dip. Removed 2 stars because we ordered 2 bloody marys and 1 beer, but were given 3 bloody marys. They then got the beer and told my sister to drink the 3rd and still charged us for the 3rd ev ... read more
Tonya via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
Great bread pudding /w praline $8 ... read more
cogic'kanan king via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
The staff are extremely welcoming and friendly, the manager is super accommodating and made some great suggestions to us. :) great food ... read more
Roxanne Apodaca via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
I received a sample of seafood gumbo and crawfish bisque. It was good. This place is nowhere near as crowded as the creole restauraunt next door, but the food is definitly good. The redfish Ponchatrain aas delicious and the crab cakes has a crawfish decoration between them. Still sucked the head of course, but the food was good. ... read more
Greg Johnson via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
The craw fish was sooooo good and flavorful. I’m definitely coming back ... read more
Six & A1 The Pope’s via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
The food was definitely a 10! Will was a great waiter. We will be going back a few times before we leave NOLA ... read more
Dan Azam via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
Authentic Food
Will was so nice, he bought us a drink while waited for our take out. Its clean, the music its awesome, the food delicious we are coming back tomorrow for my daughters birthday dinner. It's a nice place to have a few drinks and relax,...More ... read more
MrsFitzsimmons via tripadvisor.com - Jan 25, 2020
Best place to eat in New Orleans if you’re looking for authentic cajun food. The server Alvin provided the best possible experience for us. Cared extremely for the our taste buds and not wanted us to buy the most expensive item on the menu. Would highly recommend!!!
john cooper via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
This place is amazing! My family and I originally tried to go to the more famous restaurant next door for a family Christmas dinner, and after waiting over an hour to be seated and being laughed at by staff when we complained, we decided to try this place out instead. The friendliness of the staff at Bayou Bistro completely turned ou ... read more
Daniel Murdock via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
This place is the real deal. We had the seafood dip to start. It took a little while to come out and we figured out why. THEY MADE THE TORTILLAS FOR DIPPING while we sat there and it was worth every single second we waited. We were literally scraping and licking the plates when we were done. Next came the poor boys. They were perfect ... read more
Todd Olsen via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
Excellent food and service. Our server had a great sense of humor and he put the kids order in first to make sure they got their food first. The seafood dip is awesome and is served with homemade fried tortillas. The gumbo and jambalaya are also fantastic.
Jonathan Fadok via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
Great Gumbo, Kicking Drinks!
We were walking by and decided to give 'em a try. Sure glad we did. Our friendly server, Will, was a great PR guy for the menu and the restaurant! On the first visit we shared a bowl of their wonderful file' gumbo, shrimp, crab,...More ... read more
Bob A via tripadvisor.com - Dec 25, 2019
This place is good ole time service and food! Our waiter was amazing, so friendly and helpful. I can't find one thing to complain about the food. Pure heaven! We will definitely be back!!!
Michael Sweetapple via google.com - Dec 14, 2019
I love this place ... read more
christopher Richards via google.com - Nov 14, 2019
They were top notch!! From the drinks to the food on down to the service! 1st meal we had that was 100% tasty and filling! Please check them out and ask for Penny she was an absolute dear!
Megan Gray via google.com - Oct 14, 2019
Great fried chicken and lovely staff!! Food was also much nicer than 'famous' place next door. I know because we went to Bayou Bistro after unsatisfying lunch there... Highly recommend ... read more
A Q via google.com - Oct 14, 2019
We ate here in July and the 4 of us were all very pleased. Our waiter was super nice and made for an enjoyable experience. Gumbo...shrimp n grits...jambalaya...shrimp fettuccine. All good.
sandra carter via google.com - Oct 14, 2019
Was super hungry and decided to stop at bayou bistro after searching for seafood restaurants.... Food was excellent!!! and we loved our waiter William . Highly recommended!
Derrica M. via google.com - Oct 14, 2019
A hidden gem! Great food and good service! Made the trip awesome!
Rodney Chryss via google.com - Sep 14, 2019
Great food, Great drinks, Great service. Alvin, our server was amazing.
A Mac via google.com - Sep 14, 2019
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