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The Gumbo Pot

Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
Mid-City West, Los Angeles
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  • Judie P.
    "Try the Beignets - So delicious!"(4 Tips)
    Sierra H.
    "Seafood Gumbo is a great pescatarian option."(5 Tips)
    Mark V.
    "Catfish po' boy sandwich was all bread...barely any catfish."(5 Tips)
    Frank S.
    "creole poached eggs atop the cornbread with charon sauce"(3 Tips)
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  • Carmen S.
    Carmen ShumNovember 4
    Get the crawfish pie, but skip the jambalaya
  • Debra
    DebraJanuary 12
    The is great!
  • Ra
    RaSeptember 29, 2015
    Shrimp Po'Boy ($8.25) from The Gumbo Pot
  • Charles T S.
    Charles T SebestaSeptember 29, 2015
    Was brought some gumbo from The Gumbo Pot. Excellent! When I can eat more some time in the future, I will!
  • Raleigh A.
    Raleigh ArthurMarch 18, 2015
    Skip the po boy - all bread....
  • Spencer H.
    Spencer HuntAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    No order is complete without chocolate beneigts
  • Nicole L.
    Nicole LingnerJuly 26, 2014
    NO. I am really sad to say that this is not cajun food, wrong flavors :( I didn't try any of their fried foods, maybe that's what's good here?!
  • James B.
    James BurrellMay 3, 2014
    Absolutely terrible. The server was not knowledgeable of the menu and really messed up my order and then weren't accommodating AT ALL. Food was an insult to my creole heritage.
  • Sierra H.
    Sierra HaworthDecember 6, 2013
    Seafood Gumbo is a great pescatarian option.
  • R W.
    R WilliamsSeptember 15, 2013
    OK, resting on its laurels though. Kinda taking the just feed the tourists approach vs. really trying to create great Cajun found experiences. Should focus more on quality vs. quantity.
  • cynthia w.
    cynthia wangMay 21, 2013
    fresh, hot beignets!
  • Erica D.
    Erica DFebruary 4, 2013
    The mixed po boy was good, the cajun meat pie is woo good, the blackened chicken po boy a no no, the chicken was dry & hard.
  • Judie P.
    Judie PhillipsJanuary 1, 2013
    Try the Beignets - So delicious! #dessert #yummy
  • Elena Villariza- P.
    Elena Villariza- PottsDecember 10, 2012
    Good coffee
  • Daniel T. R.
    Daniel T. RichardsSeptember 17, 2012
    Gumbo Ya-Ya was more like Gumbo No-No. Potato salad tasted like paint. Couldn't eat. Pick another vendor.
  • Sui D.
    Sui DuongJune 3, 2012
    Food is pretty good. Servers are rude. Make sure you leave with everything you ordered.
  • Flavia V.
    Flavia VigioJanuary 1, 2012
    Jumbalaya in two levels of spicy! Wow
  • Trey P.
    Trey PerkinsNovember 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure to try the alligator!
  • W H.
    W HSeptember 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Gotta try the fried okra
  • Mark V.
    Mark VillanuevaAugust 13, 2011
    Used to be better...now service AND food suck. Poached egg was overcooked - had to bring it back and they didn't even apologize. Catfish po' boy sandwich was all bread...barely any catfish.
  • Ed K.
    Ed KwonJuly 17, 2011
    come for the freak, stay for the Jambalaya
  • Kris E.
    Kris ElderJuly 11, 2011
    Long lines don't always equate to good food. Case in point... Better off going anywhere else in the Farmers Market.
  • Victor J.
    Victor JonesJune 2, 2011
    Do not eat here...the food was very bland...both times...
  • Seth C.
    Seth CameronApril 22, 2011
    The name is deceiving. They DO NOT sell pot here.
  • Neil R.
    Neil RososApril 7, 2011
    Worst Soft-Shell Crab Po Boy ever. Stay away
  • Frank S.
    Frank SerratoFebruary 21, 2011
    The food is OK...the breakfast selection was limited, but the creole poached eggs atop the cornbread with charon sauce were pretty good. Skip the potatoes, they are basically cut up steak fries. I s
  • Reedy G.
    Reedy GlasperNovember 1, 2010
    Hoping the food is better than the service...zero personality.
  • Halleh M.
    Halleh McCantaOctober 2, 2010
    Was not a fan. If you've ever had beignets in New Orleans at Cafe du Monde you will be disappointed with these for sure!
  • Norman L.
    Norman LoganSeptember 20, 2010
    This Gumbo is the real thing.......however, didn't see the crab meat as advertized
  • David LM M.
    David LM McIntyreAugust 31, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get extra cornbread. Take some home to share.
  • Mike W.
    Mike WhiteFebruary 17, 2010
    Go with the Cajun meatloaf Po'boy w/ BBQ sauce, cornbread, and an order (4!) of beignets. Throw in a pitcher of Blue Moon from a neighboring vendor and you are SET.
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