Cajun food downtown... not posh or affected?
- sing me a bar Nov 3, 2006 04:56 AM
Is there a place where one can get NOT nouveau style cajun food? Central, East, West Village all good, even Hell's Kitchen. Maybe somewhere serving blackened fish, crabcakes, popcorn shrimp, with an informal atmosphere?
Definitely go to Great Jones Cafe! Not sure if it's officially or technically "cajun", but close enough for me. And they've got awesome margaritas.
I want to like GJC. The concept of the place and atmospere really appeals to the hipster doofus in me. The food always seems flat with no taste to me. Even the Bloody Mary's are overated. ACME was fun the one time I was there. I had had a few before I ate so do not remember the food.