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Gumbo Ya Ya

294 E Brannon Rd, Nicholasville, KY 40356-8059
+1 859-245-9292
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread pudding” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“cajun food” (7 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
294 E Brannon Rd, Nicholasville, KY 40356-8059
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

When we entered the restaurant, the first thing I noticed was the welcoming atmosphere. You order and pick up at the counter; and the service was QUICK!! The portions are very generous (a large is usually good for another meal at home!). If you are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rawdog1313
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Simple restaurant, not fancy, but the flavors coming out of that kitchen. Wow. If you’ve never been, they’ll let you sample everything. Menu is basic but they have all the dishes you could want. You can carry out but maybe ask for your rice to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KentuckyPeeps
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Decided to try Gumbo Ya Ya for lunch and am certainly glad I did. Went with the gumbo served over rice. The flavors were on point! Shrimp, shredded chicken, and sausage were plentiful in the dish. Put some of the garlic hot sauce on the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank APompa13
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Since I do get to New Orleans on business a few times a year and enjoy great gumbo, I happened across Gumbo Ya Ya in a strip mall in Kentucky. Is stopped for a quick lunch and was not disappointed. It was great gumbo and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Roger M
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Have to admit this is the best Cajun food I have found around yet and the prices are very reasonable and the bread pudding was great but I should have gotten it hot but that's not their fault cause I ordered it cold but still...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Lawrence39
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We went here with daughter as they had been here before. I had large plate split between shrimp etouffe and red beans and sausage. Both were excellent but there could have been more sausage in the dish. My wife found the shrimp etouffe too spicy...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank william f
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

For the money you will not find a better Cajun restaurant than this. I had crawfish etouffe and chicken creole. Both were unbelievable. I was stuffed but bread pudding was recommended. It was only $2.75 so I thought I might get a small serving. It...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank gamedaytix
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I often drop by hear on the way home to get a carry out meal . Always very good and very affordable .

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mark-KYBizBroker
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant isn't necessarily bad it just doesn't really stand out as exceptionally special. If you just want a level up from fast food, but still need a quick meal, this place is for you. It is cheap, but it seems that the dishes are...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Emily B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Jambalaya is my favorite, plus the portions are big enough to share or maybe not for a big guy like me. Add one of their sauces and you get an authentic taste, though probably not quite as spicy. Don't know what to order, ask for...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Gary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 E Brannon Rd, Nicholasville, KY 40356-8059
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Nicholasville
  • Phone Number: +1 859-245-9292
Fast Casual Cajun Creole
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