We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Zydeco Louisiana Diner

1119 Pease St, Houston, TX 77002-7627
+1 713-759-2001
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good52%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (14 reviews)
“cornbread” (10 reviews)
“po boy” (6 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
1119 Pease St, Houston, TX 77002-7627
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (94)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Zydeco is a great Cajun cafe and buffet. Reminds me of many of the small restaurants I used to eat at in Baton Rouge

Thank Rdf1951
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Louisiana Great! I enjoyed the flavor of the food. Enjoyed the Louisiana atmosphere was nice. Service speedy.

Thank Naomi R
Stay in the know!Get the latest updates on restaurants and more in Chatelaillon-Plage.
Join TripAdvisor
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I could write a definitive positive review with this: Salmon Creole. If that's the only thing they served, you should go. In fact, the entire menu is excellent. The vegetable sides taste like Momma made them. I'm guessing somebody's momma did make them. If you...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We love eating here when I am downtown for hearings. Best Cajun in town! Can't wait for Crawfish season

Thank Eva G
Reviewed 11 December 2017

So good you would think you are in Louisiana. It's in downtown Houston so parking may be an issue at times. Price is right for the quality of the food.

Thank ccfblue
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Excellent food, great value. Don't let appearance fool you. The place may appear a bit rough but the food is excellent. Love, love, love their baked chicken w/2 sides. Yum. And their chicken and sausage gumbo is the best!.

Thank MixedfeelingsinJuly
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The oyster po-boy sandwich is quite tasty. It comes with homestyle fries. Medium priced for what you get. Cooked fresh when you order.

Thank david_seymour1
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lunch and dinner place. Plate lunches are particularly good, serving a great array of authentic cajun delicacies that change every day. It's a no-frills place with a cafeteria line for service, but don't let that put you off. It keeps the prices reasonable and is...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I'm from Louisiana and it is awesome that we have good ole southern, cajun food, here in Houston. Keep up the great cooking and we'll keep coming by. Thanks for all.

Thank gailbU1442AL
Reviewed 3 October 2017

So I have been driving past Zydeco for years, saying to myself, one day I am going to check it out. Well I finally did just that. It is a cafitaria style place and everything seams to be fryed. If that sounds apealing to you,...More

Thank avelachina
Nearby HotelsSee all 520 hotels in Houston
Holiday Inn Houston Downtown
130 reviews
.23 km away
Athens Hotel Suites
194 reviews
.30 km away
Courtyard Houston Downtown/Convention Center
330 reviews
.46 km away
Hotel Alessandra
56 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby Restaurants
guadalajara del centro
259 reviews
.44 km away
China Garden Restaurant
217 reviews
.45 km away
III Forks
257 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Discovery Green
725 reviews
.80 km away
Toyota Center
734 reviews
.52 km away
George R. Brown Convention Center
322 reviews
.83 km away
House of Blues
274 reviews
.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Zydeco Louisiana Diner staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 Pease St, Houston, TX 77002-7627
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-759-2001
  • E-mail
Zydeco Louisiana Diner has been serving up South Louisiana home cooking in Downtown Houston since 1988. Our menu features family recipes that have been handed down for three generations and includes daily specials you won't find anywhere else in the city. All items are prepared fresh daily, and as a result, we boast some of the most loyal customers in town, many who have been with us from the beginning.We serve lunch every weekday and the restaurant is available for private parties for dinner and on the weekends. Zydeco also offers lunch catering and bulk orders for takeout.Zydeco favorites include jambalaya, gumbo, fried chicken, pork chops, shrimp and crab piquante, catfish, and crawfish etouffee. We also offer vegetarian options.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing