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Le Bayou Restaurant

Le Bayou Restaurant

Cajun / Creole Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant, and American Restaurant · French Quarter
208 Bourbon St (btwn Iberville & Bienville), New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
Open until 1:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–1:00 AM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

Le Bayou offers creole cuisine in a casual setting—a retreat for observing the excitement of Bourbon Street while enjoying true New Orleans cooking.


Based on 211 votes

People like this place

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    Rick D.
    "Barbecue shrimp appetizer is great and the shrimp and grits was too"(7 Tips)
    Janell P.
    "The free fried alligator it was delicious."(5 Tips)
    Ben C.
    "The crawfish cakes were amazing as well as the fried gator!"(3 Tips)
    Desirée G.
    "Sit in Magen's section for the best service and amazing service!"(3 Tips)

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Free Appetizer or Dessert

Offer valid with the order of two entrees. Limit one voucher per table. For items up to $10.

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  • oysters
  • crawfish cakes
  • fried alligator
  • gumbo
  • magen
  • fried green tomatoes
  • po' boys
  • shrimp
  • balcony
  • bourbon
  • fried cheesecake
  • catfish
  • cocktails
  • fish
  • blue crabs
  • great value
  • good for a quick meal
  • burgers
  • gators
  • discounts
  • Leslie L.

    Food was okay, but those hurricanes sure are strong!

    Leslie Lin · October 28
  • Chasity W.

    Love this place and the shrimp and grits 😍

    Chasity Williams · September 15
  • Roderick B.

    The Blackened Shrimp and Chicken Jambalaya dish was amazing! So was their Fried Oyster Po Boy.

    Roderick Bolosan · September 9
  • David H.

    Boiled crawfish, fresh oysters, reasonable prices. Good option on Bourbon St.

    David Heiser · June 7
  • Glen G.

    Stuffed fish and dirty rice are awesome

    Glen Green · March 21
  • Michelle B.

    Way over priced for what you get!!

    Michelle Boyd · February 27
  • Anthony W.

    It's all about the Big Easy poboy...

    Anthony Williams · February 16
  • Rico W.


    Rico Williams · February 8
  • Chelsea M.

    Perfect place on Bourbon, everything we ordered was delicious and our server Ashli was super sweet and helpful. They offer a 15% discount if your a local (aka LA license), Definitely will be back!

    Chelsea Murfree · January 6
  • Chow Down Detroit

    Skip the fried shrimp platter. You don't get much shrimp.

    Chow Down Detroit · December 27, 2014
  • Chow Down Detroit

    The hush puppies were great

    Chow Down Detroit · December 27, 2014
  • Mimi M.

    Love the staff here! Locals who will show you a little love, keep you laughing, and be a highlight of your stay!

    Mimi Madeline · December 14, 2014
  • Sissie L.

    Not the best place, this is not a authentic cajole food

    Sissie Lu · November 29, 2014
  • Sarah

    Great simple food, plus Aaron has some great recommendations.

    Sarah · November 28, 2014
  • Sean N.

    Great oyster bar. Great soup and a good selection of draft beers.

    Sean Norton · November 8, 2014
  • Carlos L.

    Taste of the bayou was amazing! Definitely recommend this place

    Carlos Linares · November 1, 2014
  • Siw Shauni H.

    Absolutely amazing crawfish cakes, and the guy chucking oysters is really good at it!

    Siw Shauni Hauger · October 28, 2014
  • Natalie G.

    Oh My Wow, the food was freaking phenomenal, and the service was awesome

    Natalie Gore · September 14, 2014
  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Tony Moran's Restaurant as seen on Drinking Made Easy Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 29, 2014
  • Viscount I.

    Good gator.

    Viscount Innes · August 19, 2014
  • Ben C.

    The crawfish cakes were amazing as well as the fried gator! Highly recommend stopping by to try some appetizers and things you haven't had before.

    Ben Christopher · July 31, 2014
  • Tammie H.

    Stuff catfish is awesome. Charlie are waiter was great

    Tammie Harvey · July 26, 2014
  • Le Bayou Restaurant

    Free Appetizer or Dessert

    Le Bayou Restaurant · June 3, 2013
  • Jeannie S.

    The OYSTERS...don't leave w/o trying 4 flavors! Try the shrimp & fried green tomatoes. Try the SHRIMP N GRITS. And def try the BREAD PUDDING... they have a #foursquare special!

    Jeannie Sanders · July 6, 2014
  • Desirée G.

    Great food! Sit in Magen's section for the best service and amazing service!

    Desirée Gagné · July 3, 2014
  • Elaine C.

    Deep fried cheesecake

    Elaine C · June 24, 2014
  • Elaine C.

    Chipotle Chargrilled Oysters is great!

    Elaine C · June 24, 2014
  • wutor ♐.

    Best Gumbo in town!!

    wutor ♐ · June 6, 2014
  • Davina v.

    Great food, great service...try the sampler it's amazing

    Davina van Buren · May 22, 2014
  • Michelle K.

    I highly recommend the Chipotle Chargrilled Oysters!! Delicious flavor!! But you can skip the corn and crab bisque. It lacked flavor.

    Michelle Kacer · May 13, 2014
  • Troy T.

    Sat at the oyster bar and had a blast BSing with the guy shucking the oysters. Hurricanes & oysters were both very good. Both were average price for the Quarter. $10 Hurricanes & $13 doz raw oysters.

    Troy T · May 13, 2014
  • Christopher G.

    Very good food... everything I had was delicious and not overpriced...

    Christopher Garza · May 4, 2014
  • Liz

    If you're lucky grab a table on the balcony upstairs - perfect for taking in the sights and sounds of Bourbon St. Waiter had some serious attitude though :/

    Liz · April 23, 2014
  • Chasity C.

    Crawfish etouffee was the

    Chasity Cornelius · March 24, 2014
  • Janell P.

    The free fried alligator it was delicious.

    Janell Pritchett💖 · March 10, 2014
  • Lauren F.

    Great food, great service! Shrimp and grits Napoleon are amazing!

    Lauren Ferrell · March 10, 2014
  • Michelle P.

    Oysters are fresh and BBC shrimp is off the hook

    Michelle Palermo · March 5, 2014
  • Ted M.

    Magen was totally awesome. When you visit, make sure you ask for her.

    Ted Ma · March 4, 2014
  • Mark W.

    Magen is the best server on earth

    Mark West · February 22, 2014
  • Trevor J.

    Shrimp and Grits with Fried Green Tomatoes, 3 days in a row and I want more. I love this place. The food and staff are AMAZING!

    Trevor Jackson-Spriggs · January 13, 2014
  • Sarah R.

    Gator tail is great!

    Sarah Reeves · December 15, 2013
  • Keri A.

    Probably the best food I've ever had

    Keri Ann · December 6, 2013
  • Minion R.

    The Swamp cocktail is tasty & BBQ shrimp is awesome

    Minion Republic · November 6, 2013
  • Darin S.

    Food is great, service is even better when Tinie is your server.

    Darin Schumacher · October 29, 2013
  • Ashley S.

    Bring a drink in. Way over priced alcohol.

    Ashley Shearrion · October 28, 2013
  • Rick D.

    Barbecue shrimp appetizer is great and the shrimp and grits was too

    Rick Davis · October 24, 2013
  • Hannah F.

    Ruban, the General Manager, is so friendly! Delicious soups and appetizers as well!

    Hannah Feder · October 18, 2013
  • Kaitlyn S.

    Just popped in for a quick bite to eat. The service was great and the manager was super helpful. Yum!

    Kaitlyn Schwandt · October 18, 2013
  • Laine C.

    Awesome yay shrimp, stuffed catfish n friendly staff... loove this place!

    Laine Casallo · September 23, 2013
  • Kaci H.

    Bananas Foster Cheesecake!

    Kaci Hancock · August 31, 2013

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