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Looking for Cajun in Tampa/St. Pete

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1stmakearoux Nov 29, 2010 12:47 PM

I recall a few months ago, there was a thread re a Cajun restaurant in St. Pete. Of course, I lost it somewhere, but I'm going to Tampa for a few days and I'd sure like to find it! I tried searching, but nothing turned up.

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    redfish62 Nov 29, 2010 12:56 PM

    I think it might be this place, need to check it out myself

    http://www.cajuncafeonthebayou.com/

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      1stmakearoux Nov 30, 2010 04:33 AM

      That's what I was looking for! Many thanks!

    2. Mild Bill Nov 29, 2010 01:05 PM

      LOL... Just a few posts down is my thread about The Cajun Cafe...

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        askdrtodd Nov 29, 2010 03:00 PM

        with pics & a story no less!

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        bigpaul5 Jan 19, 2011 06:57 PM

        Here is another in downtown St Pete. I hear good things about it, but haven't been yet.

        http://www.nolacafe.com/index.html

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          askdrtodd Jan 21, 2011 06:17 AM

          I had a miserable experience at NOLA cafe. Most unprofessional customer service and tasteless food I've had in a while. I'd heard good things too. Memorably bad.

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            andy huse Jan 31, 2011 08:35 AM

            avoid NOLA. only coffee keeps them in business.

        2. TiredofChains Jan 21, 2011 04:08 AM

          I have been here for 5 years and I still canot find an authentic Nawlins style place. The Bayou place - not a good choice- divey without the food to support it. I even desperately went to Harry's once YUK!!! There isn't REAL Food here. just chains!!! And places that deem themselves to be NEW YORK have been away from NY so long that they are still serving cold mini rolls. Who eats like that?.

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            Euphrosyne Jan 23, 2011 01:44 PM

            It is not in St.Pete, but not that far away. In Largo. Downtown Largo, Gulf Coast Po-Boys 312 West Bay Dr. Good traditional selection of sandwiches and red beans and rice.

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            Pensacola, FL, Pensacola, FL

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              bigpaul5 Jan 23, 2011 03:25 PM

              On Friday, I tried Gulf Coast Po' Boys in Largo for take out.
              I had the Dirty Roast Beef sandwich and a side order of Red Beans and Rice. The sandwich came with 2 sides, some potato salad and vinaigrette Cole slaw, and a tiny pickle. The bread was toasted, nice and crusty, the meat was tender, and reminded me of flavorful pot roast. The "debris" added a nice bit of flavor.
              The sandwich was quite large, (plenty of meat,) as it should be for a $9 sandwich. The Cole slaw and potato salad were ok. Small helpings.
              The Red Beans and rice (side order- $3,) was very tasty, big enough for a meal by itself, and a good value.
              Overall, a little pricey, but good eats. I'll definitely go back. Sooner if I find coupons or a frequent diner card or such.

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              Gulf Coast Po' Boys
              312 W Bay Dr, Largo, FL 33770

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