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344 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-2408 (Holly St.)
+1 650-654-0882
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 14:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town on business and I decided drove past one night. They were closed but proximity and fine reviews brought me to their door the next evening. Fine atmosphere, really nice cornbread; I had some excellent hushpuppies and then some first rate Jambalaya. A slice of pecan pie sealed the meal!

Thank Bill W
Fresno, California
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Every time we are in the area, we eat here-brunch and dinner. Staff are friendly and helpful. Love the hush puppies, turtle soup, and fried okra Menu is diverse and the sauces delicious. If you like Cajun food, don't miss this place.

Thank Susan B
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We went to this place on a whim. It is small inside, so you may have to wait or better yet make reservations. The menu was very nice mixture with a couple of set menus (options for each course) with very delicious items. We were a party of three and two went for the set menus while one went a... More 

Thank Mary A
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Awesome New Orleans flavors and atmosphere. Service was great and I cannot wait to go back. Best jamballaya!!!

Thank Bembazza
San Mateo, California
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Service was excellent. I had the jambalaya - flavorful but not spicy. You can spice it up with sauce if you want. Wild mushroom jambalaya was also great and I think every table around us had the fried chicken.

Thank Roger E
San Carlos,Ca
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is my wife's favorite restaurant, she loves the Catfish. As for me I like the Red Beans & Rice. Since we live in San Carlos it's our go to restaurant!

Thank TurekSound
Sunnyvale, CA
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366 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,461 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Cajun food restaurant on the peninsula? We had just come from watching a Tom Rigney and Flambeau concert at Twin Peaks Park in Belmont, and were in the mood for some food to match the Cajun music in the area. Checked Yelp, and Creola was the closest on our way home to Sunnyvale, among the few Cajun restaurants on the... More 

Thank robert c
Santa Clara, California
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Not too impressed, but the food was decent. I was hoping to relive some of my Madri Gras New Orleans days from my youth. Ive been trying to find REAL gumbo for some time now. The gumbo from Creola is pretty good considering, however its nothing to write home about. Wife had the Jambalaya which was our saving grace. Also... More 

Thank Allen C
emerald hills, ca
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156 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Small but well run restaurant serving traditional Creole/Cajun food. Service is very good. The food is great and reasonably priced. They have a fixed price menu which is a good value. My favorite dishes are the Jambalaya, Oyster poor girl sandwich and beignets for dessert. They always have a great Fat Tuesday meal with live music. Reservations suggested.

Thank georwc
San Mateo, California
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Was there for lunch. Had the three course lunch special for $18 which was a good deal. Gumbo was fine, salad nothing extraordinary, just a salad, and had the beans and rice with andouille sausage. Taste was fine, portion was plentiful. When one goes to a restaurant which boasts of New Orleans heritage, one thinks of Dixieland Jazz. The music... More 

Thank Joe C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-2408
    (Holly St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-654-0882
Hours of Operation

Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday 5-9 pm
Friday & Saturday 5 - 9:30 pm

Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 11 - 2:30 pm

Brunch: Saturday & Sundays 10:30 - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?