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“Tastebuds will dance!”
Review of Papa Roux - CLOSED

Papa Roux
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Best Cajun in Indy! Great spice and flavors and my tastebuds are still dancing! Their Shrimp Po Boy was so full that the shrimp was jumping out! The bread is to die for! With the 3 sides, my belly was full!

Thank Edward B
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12 - 16 of 138 reviews

Reviewed January 10, 2018

We arrived at 1115am, knowing they get busy and fill up fast. There were only 2 other tables at the time. You no longer order at the counter, but at the table. They no longer offer free unlimited sides, it is now $3.00 extra, and all other pricing has also increased. Sweet tea is no longer complimentary. It took forever to receive our meals. We waited at least 5-8 minutes after our meal delivered before we received our sides. I love the creole side and put it on my andoulie sausage over rice. We left 1.5 hours later, and others at our table barely got a second order of their "unlimited sides" after paying for it. Since you no longer pay at the counter when you order, you must now pay at the end. This too was a disaster. A member of our party was charged $50.00 for two lunches and took another 10 minutes at the register for them to get it corrected. No checks were delivered, you just tell them what you had.
It is a shame, as the food is delicious, but no one wants to wait for a portion of their food while the rest gets cold. I am not eager to return.

Thank Pam K
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

I have never given a rating this low, and given a "two star" to only one other restaurant. This is all about the service. I had never been to the restaurant, but was in the area and excited to go. I came in after the lunch crowd, with several tables unbussed. It is a small restaurant, which is fine, so I stood at the counter and looked at the overhead menu. One of the waitresses told me I could have a seat. I said I was going to stand and wait for a table. I assumed I had to order at the counter anyways. She was very short and told me repeatedly they would bus a table. She sat me and left. I waited 12 minutes and she did not return. In the meantime, there were tables to my right, left and front that got set, got drinks, ordered and received their side orders. When I say she literally walked by me 3-4 times, I mean within 3 feet. There were also two other waitresses that were working. Again, this place is not big inside, so there was no way to miss me. I ultimately got up and left. Very sad because the food looked great.

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1  Thank J.J. G
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

If you go near Indianapolis, Indiana you must go to Papa Roux!! I had the andouille sausage Po Boy and it was absolutely amazing! The sides; from the red beans and rice to the Étouffée were well prepared and tasty. I will go back to Indiana to visit Roux again!

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Thank Barry M
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

This place is a must, must visit. If I lived here would be in my top 5 I would frequent. I loved the sauce they put on the bread and the slaw was so flavorful. They don’t go for average on any of the sides, all had great flavors. Stevia Coke is good, all their drinks are made for them, not typical.

Thank tjeason
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