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Chef Ron's Gumbo Stop

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2309 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70001-1920
+1 504-835-2022
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Happened to stumble on this place. Best gumbo and my husband had the shrimp mango salad. The shrimp were piled on. We were both very full. We will stop here again.

Thank Rbdavis6566
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This small restaurant was crowded, friendly, and the food was delicious They had 2 gluten-free meals advertised that night and I was so, so happy not to have to eat just a hamburger without the bun for once!! The food was all delicious and reasonably priced! All 4 people in our group loved their meals and the service.

Thank IowaSusan
New Orleans, Louisiana
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I love this place. Chef Ron is great - very personable and visible. Small restaurant in a run down place on the service road - but as a local I think their gumbo is the best in town. Everything else I've had here is good and fresh. Will be back....often.

Thank Dustbunynola
Jefferson, GA, United States
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189 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The staff at the Holiday Inn next door recommended we eat here, and they were spot on with their recommendation. Fortunately, we were accustomed to Eastern time and arrived for an early supper. The decor was "down home" and family friendly. All of our group of five were very pleased with our meals and left very well satiated, noting a... More 

Thank Tim L
Destin, Florida
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Sheraton Metairie about 400ft away. Found chef Ron on TripAdvisor. Reviews said he's the man. Got a 16oz mumbo gumbo (traditional with shrimp, crab, sausage, tomatoes, okra, etc.) & a 16oz chicken and sausage gumbo, and an order of boudin balls to go. So the gumbo were both hot and had wonderful flavor. The boudin balls... More 

Thank Scott S
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I strolled in from a nearby hotel, driven by convenience. I found a quaint, friendly establishment, populated by nice folks, including the ebullient Chef Ron himself. I had shrimp creole and red beans and rice, The creole was just right on the tangy scale, and the shrimp was of good quality, and generously apportioned. The red beans were not soupy... More 

Thank marv1n
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I'm hurt that I have to review this place lower then what it should be but the flaws definitely take its toll on getting a higher score. I have visited Ron's several times. The first time the services was extremely slow and unattentive. I summed it up to the wait staff was over whelmed at the time. The next rime... More 

2 Thank goodeats_nola
Roanoke, Virginia
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Just got off a plane for a business trip in southern Louisiana. My co-worker took me straight here for lunch. What a great meal. I'm not a local (my co-worker is) but I loved it. Don't let the outside fool you, there's all kinds of Cajun goodness inside. Best gumbo I ever had. Get the Yumbo gumbo, you will be... More 

1 Thank riverhouse103
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Being a native of Southwest Louisiana I tend to approach restaurant gumbo with a grain of salt and low expectations. Chef Rod's makes me rethink this approach. I thought the gumbo here was not only great, it was some of the best I have ever had. It beats anywhere in the French Quarter. The staff was also very friendly.

1 Thank Mabon W
Alexandria, Louisiana
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We tried this place since we were staying in a hotel nearby and it was rated so highly. My son liked his chicken sandwich. My husband didn't care for his shrimp poboy. Shrimp were mushy. I had the oyster poboy. I didn't like it at all. Oysters had no flavor. We come from Cajun country and don't care for okra... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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: 2309 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70001-1920
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-835-2022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?