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Gators Bayou

5217 98th St, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
+1 806-698-6900
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (6 reviews)
“frog legs” (2 reviews)
“étouffée” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
5217 98th St, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is our second visit to the Gator Bayou, and again the food is as good as you can get west of the Mississippi.

Thank Capn_C
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This place caught our eyes as we were hungry and driving through to San Antonio. At mid afternoon we shared the place with just a few other couples. It has a bright New Orleans theme. Ordered oysters on the half shell to start. Gator meat...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had a few different things: Cajun Breakfast Burrito, the Omelette and The Crawfish Linguini (?). The burrito lacked any cajun spicyness which I don't recall if it said it had or not, the the cajun potatoes on the side were ok, the omelette was...More

Thank Travis D
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were looking for a Greek restaurant but GPS did not cooperate and as we passed this restaurant, we decided we have not had Cajun in a while so we stopped. After lunch we high fived and felt we had done good. They put a...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went hoping for shrimp and grits but it's not on the menu. I asked for several different things not put together on the menu and the waitress brought exactly what I ordered, no up charge for changes. Lightly breaded shrimp with a mildly spicy seasoning,...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We went and had lunch on a Saturday. My husband had frog legs and crawfish étouffée. I had shrimp gumbo and fried crawfish tails.. all was so delicious. Great Cajun food.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Went here because we like the New Orleans style food and because they honor Restaurant.com certificates. But we will be back even without the certificates! Fun atmosphere, great service and food! This will be a regular stop on my visits to Lubbock. Try the fried...More

Thank Capn_C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our family ate here this week. We use to love this place. All 6 of us said our food wasn't good. Our waitress was very nice but probably one of the worse waitress I have ever had. She messed our orders and gave a reorder...More

Thank vacationsRme58
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Frog Legs are excellent. I have also tried Shrimp, Alligator, Catfish, Oysters and Crayfish. All are very good. Recommend their Red Beans and Rice as side dish. Great Service.

Thank James C
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Been here once, the place is a bar. If you know that you're going to a bar, that serves average cajun, you won't be disappointed.

Thank drifter158
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5217 98th St, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-698-6900
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