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The 5 Best Cajun Restaurants In San Jose

Updated: October 6, 2021

Crazy for Cajun Cuisine? For out-of-this-world crawfish and spicy Jambalaya we head to these San Jose restaurants. We analyzed awards, leading publications, and top-ranking sites to find the best Cajun restaurants. So gather your gang and head to these fantastic San Jose spots for chicken fried steaks and creamy grits!

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The Boiling Crab

Creole, $$, East San JoseCreole, $$San Jose, East San Jose
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Backyard Bayou

Creole, $$, EvergreenCreole, $$San Jose, Evergreen
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Kickin' Crab

Creole, $$, North ValleyCreole, $$San Jose, North Valley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Crawdaddy

Creole, $$, East San JoseCreole, $$San Jose, East San Jose
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Eat Eat Crawfish

American, $$, FairgroundsAmerican, $$San Jose, Fairgrounds
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Jose, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Movoto, Three Best Rated and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Movoto - 15 San Jose Restaurants That Will Blow The Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth, Three Best Rated - Best Seafood Restaurants in San Jose and Hoodline - 5 top spots for seafood in San Josewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

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