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Backyard Bayou

32280 Dyer St, Union City, CA 94587-1719
+1 510-675-0095
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cajun fries” (6 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30 Hours
Cajun & Creole, Seafood
€€ - €€€
32280 Dyer St, Union City, CA 94587-1719
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Plenty of parking, plenty of beers on tap, corn, decent service, excellent garlic noodles (my favorite thing we had), short wait for a sat night Cons: only 2 different types of sauces, nothing stood out from other restaurants that service this type of food...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Since when do cajun restaurants have rice bowls? Garlic noodles were ok. At least try to be authentic!

Thank mbg1968
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I usually get the catfish with a side of seasoned fries (most items do not come with fries and most sides are extra). I've also had the po' boy catfish sandwich. Both were good. I think the sandwich was the better value. My wife usually...More

Thank patrick_ca_11
Reviewed 10 February 2018

It,s not just for dinner although I've enjoyed several great dinners. Try this establishment for lunch sometime. I usually get a cup of gumbo, a cup of rice and a cold beer ( I'm retired) . I always walk out of the place with a...More

Thank SandyL23
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Found this gem while cruising near our hotel. It was late at night and looked pretty packed. Thought we'd give it a try next day for dinner. Boy were we glad we did. Had the whole dungenuss crab in butter and garlic! O.M.G.! delicious. Only...More

Thank Claudette1057
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A bit of N'olens on the left coast... gumbo was awesome... shrimp basket with Cajun ranch was great... service staff was friendly and helpful... will be back again for next trip...local beers 🍻 Coronado made the meal... thank you 😊

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Went in on a Sunday evening, we were in luck because seems they had a grease fire at Texas Roadhouse so we were looking for another place to have dinner, I saw Backyard Bayou and remembered some friends ate here recently so decided to give...More

Thank LAMCD258
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Came in around 5pm on a Friday; 2 adults and 1 kid. We had to wait about 10 minutes for a table as it was pretty busy already. You can smell the Cajun environment the minute you walk in the door. They cover the table...More

Thank j3mmr71
Reviewed 26 April 2017

First time here, didn't know what to expect, when the hostess pulled long piece of waxed paper and laid it in front of me. Wanted to try every seafood they had and the bucket option was the only way though for one it can be...More

Thank soda_johnny
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We had mild spicy mussels, shrimps and crabs at this restaurant. Quite a popular place, too. Quite an experience dining here. I enjoyed myself. Ate too much, too.

Thank Oskrehoboth
Han H, Owner at Backyard Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We love your title. It's what make us fun for the kids and enjoyable for the adults! Again, thanks for the kinds words! We hope to see you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32280 Dyer St, Union City, CA 94587-1719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Union City
  • Phone Number: +1 510-675-0095
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