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The 8 Best Cajun Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Love Cajun Cuisine? These are the San Francisco 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. Don’t wait to visit these San Francisco favorites to sample the tastiest turtle soup and fried catfish you can imagine.

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Brenda's French Soul Food

American, $$, TenderloinAmerican, $$San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Voodoo Love

New American, $$, MissionNew American, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Brenda's Meat & Three

American, $$, North PanhandleAmerican, $$San Francisco, North Panhandle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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The Front Porch

American, $$, Bernal HeightsAmerican, $$San Francisco, Bernal Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Gentilly

American, $$, Mission TerraceAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission Terrace
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

CreoLa

Creole, Haight-AshburyCreoleSan Francisco, Haight-Ashbury
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Swamp

Creole, $$, Central RichmondCreole, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
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Supreme Crab

Creole, $$, North WaterfrontCreole, $$San Francisco, North Waterfront
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Francisco. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip, Infatuation and Thrillist. The spots that made the cut have been featured in CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Richmond, San Francisco, Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings and Thrillist - The Definitive Guide to Eating the Best Southern Food in SF. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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