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Okra's Cajun Creole

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9110 Center St, Manassas, VA 20110-5534
+1 703-330-2729
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have heard about Okra's for awhile but had not visited before. When I I finally got the chance to go I was not disappointed. The food was delicious. I had the blackened catfish and my date had the jambalaya. Service was great. Everyone was very friendly. They also seemed to have the proper balance of checking in on you... More 

Thank Dinah Y
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close your eyes and transport yourself to New Orleans! Forget the fancy bar drinks and order the Abita beer. Food is terrific. "Nawlins Fare" items can be ordered in two sizes. Can't go wrong with the Blackened catfish or pork chops . Oh yes, order a side of the collard greens, corn bread and fried chicken livers! Save room for... More 

Thank Sara P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Okras with my family not knowing anything about Cajun food, I'm sorry I have never tried it before because it was the best. My server Theresa was extremely knowledgeable about the menu and suggested that I try gator bites and crawfish popcorn among other things. I left very full and happy definitely will be back.

Thank MKeys3579
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town and passed by this hidden treasure. The food was excellent but the customer service was by far what made my whole visit. I was treated by Lauren like I was a old friend. I will definitely be back and ask for Lauren. Thank you for making my surprise outing so enjoyable.

Thank evenamanda
Woodbridge, Virginia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the fried oyster PO boy and a cup of the seafood gumbo. This is definitely going to be a favorite restaurant of mine! The reason I didn't give them 5 stars is because the definitely are reserved when it comes to spices...True Louisiana food is more in your face. But it's still great food!

Thank Kendahl S
Woodbridge, Virginia
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

we visited Okra's recently and experienced another terrific meal. As usual the service was excellent and the food terrific. The presentation of the meal showed real style. My only complaint was with the portion of the restaurant where we sat. It was near the door and a bit chilly. I plan on asking to sit in a separate part of... More 

Thank Spectra72
Manassas, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This so-called Cajun establishment is in no way Cajun. The muffuletts are terrible and no way the way they make them in New Orleans. Why don't they purchase the olive spread from New Orleans and the bread and have them shipped up.

Thank Jim S
Manassas, Virginia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Okra's is overrated. My mother-in-law is from New Orleans. We took her there to surprise her with some authentic Cajun food. We were all not impressed. Was nothing close to what they make in New Orleans! Food was dry. Service was great. But, the chef needs to take a course in authentic Cajun New Orleans style. No pun intended.

Thank lrcox
Manassas, Virginia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good Cajun food with a variety of food stuffs. Plenty of beers and liquor as well. Enjoyable place in downtown Manassas. Great for lunch or dinner. It can be a little pricey but the food is excellent

Thank superbrino
Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Best gator bites in northern VA. Close to New Orleans on everything else. It's worth a visit, I usually get the pork chops. Ask for extra whiskey sauce for the bread pudding.

Thank Tia2002

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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$15 - US$35
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9110 Center St, Manassas, VA 20110-5534
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Manassas
  • Phone Number: +1 703-330-2729
As a popular gathering place for locals and area visitors, Okra's guests can be found nightly enjoying happy hour specials, chatting around the bar or dining on authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine. At Okra's you are sure to find a restaurant rich in local history and alive with color, flavor and some of the best food in Manassas.

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