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Evangeline Cafe

) #184 of 3,126 Restaurants in Austin €€ - €€€ American, Cafe, Seafood
8106 Brodie Ln, Ste 110, Austin, TX 78745-7469
+1 512-282-2586
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“boudin” (17 reviews)
“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
“po boy” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Cafe, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
8106 Brodie Ln, Ste 110, Austin, TX 78745-7469
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go hungry and early, place fills up fast. Good music, good people, good beer. Try the red beans & rice & etouffe.

Thank Angie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, I must say I loved Evangeline Cafe. It was the first place I'd eat at when I'd return to Austin and the last place I'd eat at when I would leave. And I always ordered their chicken fried alligator, which was to die for!...More

Thank LarryTheHikerGuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This casual cajun restaurant has the real feel of Lousiana in south Austin. Our server recommended dishes that were all great. My drum on rice with a cream sauce was filling and tasty. The Abita beer was cold in chilled small glasses. It was a...More

Thank MarthaJ1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Evangeline is truly a Cajun rage. We had pistolets and lunch specials. Food was fresh and tasty. Shrimp and fried oysters were excellent. Cafe is in a shopping center but once you get inside it looks like you are in Cajun country.

Thank Ray02rodriguez
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ordered two orders of gumbo with rice for take out along with some potato salad. After arriving home we realized they'd given us all of 1/2 a small drinking cup of rice, hardly enough for even a child's portion. This is the skimpiest takeout...More

Thank AustinEEE
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Fun little place kind of tucked away in a strip mall. But the food is good, the atmosphere is fun and casual, and the service was VERY good. I had the fried catfish basket with a cup of chicken and sausage gumbo. The catfish was...More

1  Thank peastertexas
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Nice casual atmosphere, friendly service and live music. Some reasonably tasty food helps too! Good fried pickles, jambalaya, stuffed pork chop all got good feedback from our group. Fair prices. Would return.

1  Thank plz2meatu
Reviewed 3 April 2017

By name and recommendation from family, expected Cajun café. The café décor and menu was very Cajun. However, the music was country (which I loved) but not Cajun which I expected. The service was very slow. I asked a waitress twice (not ours) to help...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A great place for music, food and drinks. LOVE the jambalaya. The food is great, the staff attentive and friendly, the beer is cold and they serve Community coffee with the desserts. I love heading over here for food and a couple of beers. Acoustic...More

1  Thank JohnnyMacDee
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The food is great here but I often find myself avoiding it because it is carb heavy and usually fried. I'm trying to eat a little healthier nowadays! When I wasn't going for a healthy lifestyle, the catfish poboy was absolutely delicious! The owners really...More

Thank Travelbeach1
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Response from betina f | Reviewed this property |
Here is a screenshot showing the last 5 years of report scores. Also there is no option to show specific line items which seems to be pretty obvious proof that Larry the Hiker guy is just making stuff up. Which reflects more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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