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4822 Walzem Rd, just behind IHOP, San Antonio, TX 78218-2113
+1 210-653-5688
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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San Antonio, Texas
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210 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

Yes, this place looks run down. But it is clear to me that this business owner has a great gift with food and is trying to establish a mark. Money doesn't grow on trees and I am glad they didn't wait to open until all was pristine. The used restaurant spot likely came with the old interior furniture. But you... More 

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Thank Capt_Wyatt
Kerrville, Texas
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149 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

We arrived 45 minutes after the restaurant opened and the door was still locked! We entered and the place as empty. We sat down and ordered drinks and they arrived in styrofoam cups...the second hint that things were not great. We looked over the menu and half our party wanted the Cajun Roast Chicken luncheon... only to be told it... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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175 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

we went for the first time tonight with friends whose opinion we trust and they had raved about it. so we joined them and gave it a try! what a treat: complex and deeply satisfying gumbo, red beans and rice, fried shrimp, it was almost too much of a great thing. the owner chef (dewanna) came out and spent some... More 

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2 Thank boudin
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

As a Louisiana I am very disappointed. Will not recommended this resturant. Establishment has ragged, dingy chairs and slow service. Took us an hour to be served.

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2 Thank monhan55
San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

In a not-so-visible spot, I imagine this place is like a hidden gem. It's small with a home-y feel, and friendly staff. Went here for lunch and had the catfish po'boy w/ a side of jambalaya. This was my first time trying Cajun food so I don't have anything to judge it by, but it was good. They have po'boys... More 

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2 Thank amhart90
San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Authentic New Orleans style food! The gumbo and lobster bisque might be the best I have ever tried. This is family run and sometimes they run out of things but I tried something new on my last visit and now have another favorite, the shrimp po-boy! I have yet to be disappointed! Save room for the bread pudding with praline... More 

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1 Thank Missy K
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Really great food. I was surprised at how good this was. It was a bit pricey but the quality was there to support the price. Nice people. Casual environment.

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1 Thank LisaNG64
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Had dinner here on a Friday night and waiter was owners son. He was a show by himself. Food was excellent and dessert rocked. Building wasn't much to look at but I go to have good service and good food, which we received here.

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Thank FreebeernBBQ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

My wife and I had a taste for Cajun food, we have visited Pappadeaux here in San Antonio and we love it. The food at Big Easy Cafe was good and comparable to the food at Pappadeaux just cheaper in price. The dirty rice was well seasoned, the fish was seasoned, fresh, and hot. My wife had the blackened tilapia... More 

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Thank albert1118
seguin, texas
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

the big easy cafe has moved to walzem rd---it is a small family restaurant( the family left new orleans after hurricane Katrina ). The food is EXCELLENT--all authenic cajun dishes,and great cajun music playing---very warm atmosphere. I had the Catfish Cocodrie ( a blackened filet, topped with shrimp & crawfish etouffee atop a bed of dirty rice, with garlic bread.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4822 Walzem Rd, just behind IHOP, San Antonio, TX 78218-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-653-5688

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