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Evangeline Cafe

#86 of 3,028 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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8106 Brodie Ln, Ste 110, Austin, TX 78745-7469
+1 512-282-2586
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and service. This place runs like a fine tuned machine. Don't expect fine dining rather a great Cajun meal.

Thank Dennis R
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dined in on a wednesday around 8pm. There was live music and the restaurant was at capacity. Food was good. Service was friendly. Definitely has a French Quarter NOLA feel with the band playing. The restaurant is kinda noisy, making it difficult to have a normal conversation, and since the restaurant is small, having a live band adds to the... More 

Thank thatgirlnej
Austin, Texas
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519 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, two friends and I had dinner at Evangeline Café on a Friday evening. We arrived at 6:15 and there were 2 tables available. The restaurant is small, somewhat noisy and crowded. We ordered Gator Bites ($9) for appetizer. That was delicious. My husband and I ordered Seafood Gumbo ($15) and our friends ordered Stuffed Redfish ($17). We loved... More 

Thank M J
Austin, Texas
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81 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Seems like the place never changes but the food is always great. Today we had gator bites then I had the Alligator Sauce Piquante and she had the Stuffed Redfish. FInished off the meal with Pecan Praline Pistolettes. Everything was tasty and delicious ... the gator was quite tender and we couldn't have eaten another bite if we tried!

Thank ATX_MotorcycleTravlr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered fried shrimp/fries. Yum! Good seasoning. There were cajun items, burgers, and sandwiches on the menu. A very lively restaurant. Music at night during the weekend. Atmosphere did have a New Orleans style.

Thank rebecca c
Austin, Texas
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191 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I'm not sure why it took me so long to find this place? Perhaps because it is tucked in a little strip mall. Inside though the atmosphere is cozy and cajun. We ordered the veggie gumbo and rather enjoyed it. We'll be back to try more.

Thank EricF147
Austin, TX
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Evangeline Cafe is the closest thing to real cajun in Austin. It's run by a guy from Lake Charles, Louisiana, and local cajuns occasionally work there. It's been there for years and keeps getting better. The chicken and sausage gumbo never tires the tongue, and the poboys are also excellent, as they bake their own bread. On regularly scheduled days,... More 

Thank Frankly T
Austin, TX
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My fond memories of Evangeline Cafe came to an end last night, when I had dinner there with my family after 4 years. While the service there has always been slow, the food was pretty good...until last night. My wife ordered the "special" which was a combo of gumbo, jambalaya and a crawfish pistolette. The dish was so bad, my... More 

Thank GeorgeandBrenda
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I've eaten at a few Cajun places around the country and Evangalines is one I would recommend to anyone. They have lots of great classic Cajun and Arcadian dishes with real ingredients presented in completely authentic platings. From Boudin ito catfish (grilled or fried) over into the Mauk Cho - everything is remarkable, then there's the Pecan Pistolleta dessert. Its... More 

Thank Sean H
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Told by hotel staff a great 'hole in the wall'. May give that impression; it doesn't appear to be in a great location or super nice but it has great appeal with great food and music. Food was mildly spiced even when menu said 'spicy'. Would definitely return if back in the area.

Thank Tim W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cajun & Creole, Cafe, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8106 Brodie Ln, Ste 110, Austin, TX 78745-7469
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-282-2586

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?