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Favorite Menu Items at Atchafalaya

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wilson Apr 21, 2011 06:59 PM

Going for the 1st time next week - any recommendations?

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    wilson Apr 25, 2011 05:56 PM

    Thanks for the suggestions!

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      Paisley16 Apr 22, 2011 12:01 PM

      The shrimp and grits is very good. I believe it's one of their signature dishes.

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        CidadedoCabo Apr 24, 2011 06:50 AM

        I second the shrimp and grits. Perfectly cooked shrimp swimming in spicy sauce served alongside very rich and creamy grits. Absolutely fabulous.

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        midcity Apr 22, 2011 11:36 AM

        For brunch, the bloody mary bar, eggs over fried green tomatoes with crabmeat, and grits on the side.

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          kibbles Apr 22, 2011 12:54 PM

          +1 on the fried greens. ive got photos here:

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7445...

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          collardman Apr 22, 2011 10:15 AM

          The last time we went for dinner there were 8 of us and we all went away happy, so there was a wide acceptance of the menu. And of course for brunch the Bloody Mary bar is a winner.

          Strangely enough the same 8 went to Patois 2 weeks ago and we only found two dishes exceptional. Possibltythe difference in expectations.

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            Ambiance Apr 22, 2011 07:15 AM

            Loved this place. The atmosphere is so cool and the people warm and friendly.

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