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Gumbeaux's Cajun Cafe

Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
Downtown Douglasville, Douglasville
  • Mrs B.
    "Chicken & Sausage Gumbo + Fried Green Tomatoes = Happy Face!"(7 Tips)
    Steve C.
    "Crawfish platter awesome."(5 Tips)
    Tina B.
    "Baked oysters are amazing!!!"(3 Tips)
    Janet J.
    "The best lobster bisque!"(4 Tips)
84 Tips and reviews
  • seafood
  • gumbo
  • lively
  • crawfish
  • authentic
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  • Julie M.
    Julie MMarch 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything is outstanding here. There isn't one bad thing I've had. The ribeye is probably the best steak I've ever put in my mouth. Fish ponchatrain, salmon dish and jambalaya are my favorites
  • Bret R.
    Bret ReavesSeptember 6, 2014
    Heat attack stack, seafood rotini, fish Pontchartrain, red beans and rice, crab claws, Abita, margaritas....really everything!!!
  • Keith H.
    Keith HunterOctober 12, 2012
    Midge is an artist supreme! She routinely creates masterpieces including the best damn Bloody Mary I remember having! Eat at the bar!
  • Jon P.
    Jon ParksApril 26, 2013
    The jambalaya is awesome! But beware: the "whole" order is a lot of food! I'd recommend the half (unless you want to take a lot home with you!).
  • Katy R.
    Katy RayJune 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    I really like this place and have been a loyal customer since they first opened. But I have recently noticed that the restaurant is usually so busy that the service can't keep up.
  • Cassie L.
    Cassie LongMay 25, 2013
    I've tried several different dishes and loved them all! Not for those who don't like spices, but there are tons of options. Wait staff is also great, especially Hope.
  • Brett H.
    Brett HoffApril 5, 2013
    Place was crowded, but upstairs bar had plenty of space. Creole Chicken AuGratin was amazing, and enough for sharing or for days of left-overs!
  • Shika S.
    Shika ShiversJuly 4, 2012
    Went on a Friday nite,waited 1 hour So Worth The Wait.Try the bowl of chicken and sausage Gumbo and Grilled Chicken Breast.The Bread is to die for.
  • John H.
    John HaggerDecember 7, 2014
    Everything, seriously. I had the seafood pontchartrain and almost went into a food coma. Be patient, its definitely worth the wait.
  • Cynthia G.
    Cynthia GrahamMarch 30, 2014
    The catfish liberty is really good. I eat on it for 3 days. I also love the black eyed peas, jalapeño corn and gator.
  • Danielle C.
    Danielle ChambersMay 17, 2014
    Seafood gumbo was my favorite! Tasty, authentic, and filling. Creole sampler was great and enough for a meal for two!
  • Joni H.
    Joni HallJuly 21, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Incredible food with a fun atmosphere. Never a disappointment here! It's usually pretty busy but it's SO worth the wait!!!
  • Chris S.
    Chris StanfieldDecember 6, 2013
    By far, the best Cajun food anywhere in Atlanta. It's always packed, but worth the wait. Get there early.
  • Lynn S.
    Lynn SeyboltApril 18, 2012
    Wonderful Crawfish bread! Half an order was still too much, but great leftovers. Tried the Bananas Foster-gorgeous & so delicious.
  • Ken S.
    This place is INCREDIBLE! Had seafood gumbo and the Dixie Jambalaya with red beans and rice. Absolutely delicious!
  • tgrey
    tgreyFebruary 20, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Ask for some of their hot buffalo sauce to dip the cheese bread appetizer in... Delicious!
  • Jack B.
    Jack BookerOctober 22, 2015
    I love fresh fish Ponchartrain. Great appetizers. Good raw oysters. Great poboys.
  • Tanisha W.
    Tanisha WNovember 23, 2014
    Everything was delicious. Loved the crab stuffed mushrooms and Fried alligator/
  • Tashia D.
    Tashia Daniels WilsonOctober 12, 2012
    Thursday night is oyster night!!! Yummo!!! .50 oysters .75 fried oysters and 1.00 baked oysters
  • Precious 💞🎀
    Precious 💞🎀December 21, 2013
    The stuffed shrimp on mash was very good! The appetizers can be meals!!
  • Steve C.
    Steve CApril 6, 2013
    PoBoys are huge, kids could have shared this sandwich. Crawfish platter awesome.
  • Katy P.
    Katy PhillipsFebruary 11, 2012
    Awesome food, drinks, service & atmosphere! Ask for 'Dan The Man' as a server!
  • Greg H.
    Greg HallFebruary 25
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything is not good, it's GREAT. Been to New Orleans and haven't found better than this
  • Jarvis L.
    Jarvis LakemakerMarch 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If they have the lobster bisque and you don't order some, you're doing it wrong.
  • Latanya J.
    Latanya JohnsonMarch 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tuesdays are 50cents shrimp night and the buffalo shrimp are so delicious.
  • LeansLeft
    LeansLeftMay 18, 2012
    HoLY emeril! Huge portions, the right amount of heat, & decent prices!
  • Trasee
    TraseeDecember 25, 2015
    Underrated and so delicious. Friendly service as well.
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HarmonJune 24, 2016
    Crawfish bread, Roys baked oysters and red beans and rice are my favorites!!
  • Gigi
    GigiMarch 6, 2014
    Wear comfy shoes there will be a wait.
  • Kyshia C.
    Kyshia CareyJuly 20, 2013
    The food is delicious and worth the wait. I recommend the crab legs with French Quarter sauce.
  • Cynthia J.
    Cynthia Jackson-MatipanoFebruary 15, 2014
    Get there early! However the food is worth the wait!
  • Eloquent E.
    Eloquent EmpressJuly 5, 2011
    The best banana pudding around!!! Ask for Ms Nancy, she's the best server!
  • Teresa G.
    Love the Cajun sampler
  • Jennifer F.
    Jennifer FApril 26, 2013
    The seafood chowder is so incredible. I love this place..
  • Erica H.
    Erica HagueMarch 18, 2011
    The sampler platter is a great way to try a little bit of everything.
  • Kristy H.
    Kristy HaffnerSeptember 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best bananas foster ever! And the seafood chowder is a meal in itself
  • Mrs B.
    Mrs Blessed1July 12, 2013
    Chicken & Sausage Gumbo + Fried Green Tomatoes = Happy Face!
  • Mario R.
    Mario RobinsonAugust 16, 2014
    Trying some local culture!
  • Jimmy T.
    Jimmy TownsendJanuary 23, 2013
    Fantastic food, great service! We will be back
  • Cody S.
    Cody SegersOctober 27, 2011
    Get the cajun fried green tomatoes. They will change your life.
  • Heather G.
    Heather GibsonOctober 30, 2014
    Date night with my husband. Great food and great company.
  • Janet J.
    Janet JonesSeptember 7, 2015
    Everything! The best lobster bisque!
  • Dana J.
    Dana JacksonFebruary 28, 2014
    We had the Pork Chops (tons of food), steak kebabs and 1/2 order of peel and eat shrimp - all were fabulous!!! Place had an awesome atmosphere and with the amount of food you get the prices are good!
  • karen b.
    karen beverlyFebruary 28, 2015
    The best Cajun restaurant in the world!!
  • Rob J.
    Rob JohnsonMarch 16, 2013
    The pickles are amazing!!!
  • Bill M.
    Bill McManusJune 10, 2015
    The Lobster Bisque and lump crab cake are axing.
  • Kimberly K.
    Kimberly KlugeMarch 2, 2012
    Jambalaya is a must! Gator bites! Bliss!
  • Marvin E.
    Marvin EnglishSeptember 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The Seafood Chowder, a must have!!
  • Upenzi
    UpenziOctober 30, 2015
    Shrimp & Grits Blackened... Excellent!
  • Lee B.
    The yaya sauce is amazing. Can drink that stuff!
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HancockFebruary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The peanut butter pie is heavenly!
  • Kimberly S.
    Kimberly SchatzApril 13, 2013
    Bread pudding with rum sauce = MOUTHGASM!
  • George M.
    George MikoFebruary 3, 2012
    I ate so much I'm uncomfortable! Just pace yourself young padawan!
  • william m.
    entending the business hours would bring more business
  • Mike K.
    Mike Kirouac3 weeks ago
    The seafood chowder is beyond amazing.
  • Carey R.
    Carey RutherfordJuly 19, 2015
    Seafood Gumbo Is The Best 👍
  • Tina B.
    Tina BeeAugust 4, 2015
    Baked oysters are amazing!!!
  • Toya T.
    Toya TonpeaJune 1, 2011
    50¢ wings tonight. Delicious! And great service!
  • Marvin E.
    Marvin EnglishSeptember 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Buffalo shrimps platter..."OFF THE HOOK"!!
  • Eric R.
    Eric RichardsonAugust 16, 2014
    Gator Platter was great
  • Ariana M.
    Ariana McBeanMarch 17, 2016
  • william m.
    Intending business hours would bring more business
  • Brandon
    BrandonJanuary 26, 2015
  • Cdot
    CdotFebruary 12, 2016
    I love the crawfish
  • Cammie T.
    Cammie TysverOctober 4, 2015
    Love the gumbo
  • Sydney E.
    Sydney ElliottNovember 18, 2011
    Fried gator is delicious!
  • Henry S.
    Henry SmileySeptember 4, 2014
    Great gumbo.
  • Ben J.
    Ben JonesJuly 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Always remember to check in or you will lose your mayorship to Kerri G.!!
  • Carlton
    CarltonJanuary 3, 2011
    Upstairs bar area offer special train shots when trains pass by!!!
  • Paige W.
    Paige WilliamsDecember 2, 2011
    Seafood chowder is amazing!!!
  • Royce F.
    Royce FaulkDecember 5, 2013
    best food in town
  • Akua B.
    Akua BoachieSeptember 8, 2011
    Cajun fried green tomatoes are RIDIC!!!
  • A S.
    A ShoemakerMarch 12, 2015
    Crawfish dip!
  • Xavier A.
    Xavier AsheApril 14, 2011
    Beware the cayenne pepper laced corn. It can be quite spicy.
  • Nancy W.
    Nancy W.August 24, 2013
    Great food!
  • Juan W.
    Juan WoodsJuly 24, 2014
    Great food.
  • Tony P.
    Tony PietroFebruary 6, 2011
    Best shrimp I've had in a long time
  • DjKracbaby D.
    DjKracbaby DublinAugust 30, 2015
    Shirmp n grits
  • Eric M.
    Eric MatthewsMay 6, 2011
    Try the lobster bisque.
  • Gabriella C.
    Gabriella ChanelAugust 4, 2015
    Seafood chowder
  • Marcus W.
    Marcus WilliamsAugust 8, 2014
    Gumbea poncetrain
  • Sparks R.
    Sparks RameyOctober 28, 2011
    Its all good:-)
  • Mindy D.
    Mindy DillApril 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Good. Food!
  • Heather G.
    Heather GAugust 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
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