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879 W Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231-6003
+1 513-522-2695
11:00 - 21:00
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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We did not have much time and we decided to stop. We are glad we did. My wife and I both love Cajun and we were not disappointed. When we first went in the lady behind the counter welcomed us and started talking. The samples she provided moved us to get the Drunken Chicken and a appetizer (I forget the... More 

Thank madjen2
Indianapolis, Indiana
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This little place serves up big food with big flavor. If you've been to Indianapolis staple Yats, you'll know the set up, but this is bigger and better flavor, choice and serving size wise. Approximately 30 entrees served over rice, as a poboy, or nachos. Huge chunks of meat with little sauce. We sampled at least 6 entrees, and finally... More 

Thank Phil C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Beyond delish!!!!! I love everything vegetarian from here... My only complaint is the hours... I wish they were 24/7 lol

Thank Amanda K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We visit this location about once a week. They are beyond kind, helpful, give samples if you're questioning any dish! You feel like you're in New Orleans from the food to the hospitality!

Thank Amanda K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We love eating here. The staff is always super friendly. You get plenty of food at a good price! They let you sample something if you are unsure if you will like it. This is a big help for me. I like to try new things but am I fearful I won't like it.

Thank Mendi G
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

While working in the area we got a large takeout order for a crew of guys working in downtown Cincinnati...the food was outstanding, the portions were huge and the cost was minimal! 6 orders was less than $40! Can't beat that! Very authentic!

Thank PoconoSummitJohn570
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Stoped in on Sunday and they had a great special huge bowl with rice topped with chicken bumble bees stew and shredded cheddar sour cream and jalapenos. It was to die for everybody talked about how good the food was. Even with the line everybody got served fast. And they let me sample to see if I liked the items... More 

Thank dsjgbaf
Beijing, China
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658 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

for anyone who has spent time in Louisiana, certainly the gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish etouffee can't come close to comparing... but it's not bad here. cheap and fast - with the right expectations, you won't be disappointed. Don't expect New Orleans style as compared to a place like Swampwater Grill in Cincinnati

Thank Jon1796
Hamilton, Ohio
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

My wife and I had never been to J. Gumbo's but she had told me that she had been hearing good things and that we should give it a try. We stopped in around 5:00 on a Saturday and there was no wait at all, everything on the menu sounded very good and we could not figure out what we... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

Ii am a native Alabamian and avid fan of Cajun food. We were totally surprised when we stopped at the small restaurant on Galbraith Rd ( off Winton) and had fabulous crawfish etouffee. We bought to go boxes of Cajun goodies. The owner and chef, Zack Whittle, could not have been any friendlier--giving us a bread pudding for desert! Hard... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 879 W Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231-6003
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-522-2695

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