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The 6 Best Cajun Restaurants Near St. Louis

Updated: November 19, 2021

Crazy for Cajun Cuisine? For out-of-this-world crawfish and spicy Jambalaya we head to these St. Louis restaurants. We referred to millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites and these Cajun restaurants came out on top. You won’t find tastier po’boys or pain perdu than the ones made by these fantastic venues in St. Louis.

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Norton's Cajun Corner

Creole, St. LouisCreoleSt. Louis, Soulard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cluster Busters Sweet Treats

Creole, St. LouisCreoleSt. Louis, Vandeventer
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5

Sister Cities

Mexican, $$, St. LouisMexican, $$St. Louis, Marine Villa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Cajun/Creole spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

Evangeline's Bistro and Music House

Creole, $$, St. LouisCreole, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Cajun/Creole spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

La Juicy Seafood

Creole, St. LouisCreoleSt. Louis
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

The Mad Crab

New American, $$, University CityNew American, $$University City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in St. Louis. We analyzed 153 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, 5441 St. Louis restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - The 4 best Cajun/Creole spots in St. Louis. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Rosé and grilled turkey burger


    With its acidic flavors, Rosé matches a grilled turkey burger really well because it battles the grilled flavours. You won’t go wrong with this pink wine.

  • The perfect match for pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    Experts suggest pairing a pork ribs with a barbecue rub with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.


Fun facts

  • The American Royal World Series of Barbecue Festival

    Ever seen a 5 day barbecue cook-off competition? Then consider visiting Kansas City in October for the American Royal World Series of Barbecue Festival.

  • The United States's National Barbeque Day

    To celebrate their passion for barbeque, people in The United States decided to hold an annual National Barbeque Day every July 4.

  • An iconic duo: The Arnold Palmer Cocktail & Southern barbecue

    Southern barbecue is often paired with The Arnold Palmer Cocktail, matching the fatty, sweet and smokey notes of Southern barbecue with the acidic and tannin-rich taste of acidic and tannin-rich.

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