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bobgelb Aug 5, 2013 03:35 PM

Driving thru Baton Rouge and spending the night. Looking for a good, really excellent place for some La Cajun food..in particular, really want to go to the
Restaurant who has the best gumbo. Any advice appreciated. Thanks.

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    Ray2 Aug 5, 2013 05:15 PM

    If its anything like New Orleans, find a dive.

    1. Uncle Bob Aug 6, 2013 06:48 AM

      I rarely if ever order restaurant gumbo, much less pay for the 'privilege' to eat it. I do not live in Baton Rouge but have friends that do, so this comes not as a solid recommendation but rather just some ideas for your consideration. Not in any order. HTH

      Juban's
      Dempsey's
      The Chimes East.

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        RedStickChickenMan Oct 22, 2013 12:00 PM

        Did you find some good gumbo?

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          bobgelb Oct 22, 2013 12:08 PM

          Red stick. . Actually, no, went on to Slidell for the night and wound up at some seafood restaurant near the lake...had some flounder, it wasn't too good...not much in Slidell...thanks for asking.

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            RedStickChickenMan Oct 22, 2013 06:25 PM

            Yeah, "Slidell" is French for strip mall.

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