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“If It's Quality and Authentic Cajun Food You're Looking For -”
Review of New Awlins Cafe

New Awlins Cafe
Ranked #996 of 4,242 Restaurants in Austin
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is definitely the place. Reviews had said it could be the best Gumbo in the city and the Uber driver said it was probably the best Crawfish Étouffée in the city, so I decided to have both. And they were both right. The restaurant is a little bland, stuck in a strip mall with little ambiance, but everything else was great. Service was friendly and prices were very reasonable. The Étouffée was loaded with crawfish and both it and the gumbo had just the right amount of spice/kick to them. I also had a side of Cajun Green Beans, where they followed my family's saying - "There's no such thing as too much garlic". All 'n all, this place is a keeper. If you want ambiance (and a bill that will be thee times as much), there's a Pappadeaux down the road. I'll be coming here more often in the future.

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Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Service was very slow and the place looked and felt dirty. Trash on the floor. Some of the tables still had chairs on top of them. Zero stars for atmosphere, 1 star for service, and 4 stars for the food = 2 stars overall. If you're keen to try an authentic Nawlins cookin' meal, I have two tips: 1) The Gumbo was good 2) Bring some sanitary wipes for your table.

Thank Scott H
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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best Cajun foods we have ever eaten. Everything was great and we had food to take home. We had the catfish,shrimp,gumbo.... we had everything! Don't underestimate this place. The staff are amazing. The place was small, and there was no music, but the environment was nice. Just homestyle eating. We will be back! We enjoyed ourselves.

Thank CCMimmsy
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

We tried the Jambalaya, Gumbo and Etoufee and the Boudin Balls hoping one of those would be a winner. Delighted to tell you all four were excellent. We visit New Orleans often and can say with some authority the food at this Cafe' is as good as you will find in New Orleans on Bourbon Street. Looking forward to another visit soon to try the Po' Boys.

We tried three types of pie and have to admit disappointment in the Sweet Potato but the Peach and Buttermilk ("Chess") pies were very good.

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Thank JO ANN D
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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch and had the 4 inch oyster po boy. Good to very good though has too much black pepper for my taste. Will definitely go back.

Thank Jay F
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