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The 6 Best Cajun Restaurants In Charlotte

Updated: November 19, 2021

Love Cajun Cuisine? These are the Charlotte spots that serve the best shrimp boils and boudin we have tasted. 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 Charlotte.

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Roy's Kitchen & Patio

Caribbean, North CharlotteCaribbeanCharlotte, North Charlotte
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Poboy's Low Country Seafood Market

Creole, $$, Enderly ParkCreole, $$Charlotte, Enderly Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2018

    Craving Cajun and Creole fare? Here are Charlotte's top 4 options

    Hoodline, 2018
  • Axios Charlotte, 2018

    25 best lunch spots in Charlotte

    Axios Charlotte, 2018

Cajun Yard Dog

New American, $$, Rain TreeNew American, $$Charlotte, Rain Tree
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Crab Cracker

Creole, $$, College DownsCreole, $$Charlotte, College Downs
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Cajun Queen

Creole, $$, ElizabethCreole, $$Charlotte, Elizabeth
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2018

    Craving Cajun and Creole fare? Here are Charlotte's top 4 options

    Hoodline, 2018

Crafty Crab

Creole, $$, University City NorthCreole, $$Charlotte, University City North
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5351 restaurants, and 142 lists and articles from top sources like Axios Charlotte and Hoodline. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Axios Charlotte - 25 best lunch spots in Charlotte and Hoodline - Craving Cajun and Creole fare? Here are Charlotte's top 4 options. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Rosé with grilled turkey burger

    When considering how to best enjoy your grilled turkey burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Rosé complements the dish as it battles the grilled flavours.


  • Sauvignon Blanc with your pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    The acidic flavors in Sauvignon Blanc makes it a great white wine to pair with pork ribs with a barbecue rub.

  • The perfect complement to pork


    When ordering pork, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Did you know?

  • A fast eater

    The name is Joey Chestnut, and they ate a ridiculous 16 pounds of gumbo in 8 minutes.

  • A must-visit festival in Kansas City

    Kansas City celebrates American Royal World Series of Barbecue Festival in October, an event you should be sure to visit. Go check out the 5 day barbecue cook-off competition!

  • All about barbeque

    If you’re ever in The United Statesduring July, be ready to celebrate National Barbeque Day. The people of The United States usually celebrate it on the 4 of July.

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