Bayou

4.5
26 reviews
$30 and under
Cajun
Bayou is a cozy restaurant and bar that specializes in New Orleans-style Cajun cooking and is popular for its extensive range of strong drinks. The dining area has a rustic ambiance with exposed brick walls, impressive chandeliers, wooden furniture and framed vintage-style posters. Bayou is a great place to gather with friends and family or to celebrate a special occasion in a casual setting.Begin the meal with an appetizer like sweet potato fritters, avocado seafood salad, crawfish nachos, shrimp remoulade or Cajun hummus with grilled ciabatta bread. Choose from entrée dishes like truffle chicken, Beef Short Rib, Seafood Jambalaya, Summer Lamb, Lobster Tail with crab meat and riverboat crab cakes. End the meal with one of the restaurant's signature dessert cockails. Bayou also offers a prixe fixe menu, daily specials and brunch on weekends.

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What 26 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.6
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4.4
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great dining experience. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Skylarnyc
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Atmosphere: Awesome. Service: Awesome. Food: Awesome. Awesomeness summons up this place. A must go. Went for my birthday dinner with my husband and we had a great time. Food is delicious.

AC
ACBklyn
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. It's a nice atmosphere and would recommend. Minor complaint is that the cocktails were weak, almost felt like a mocktail.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service

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vipLex111
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good to get back to Bayou. The food is always delicious!

DC
DanaC
Orlando
7 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner last evening with friends! Like the new menu additions!! Friends were craving I ng a burger..WOW..what a burger it was, HUGE, STACKED AND GREAT PRESENTATION! Cream of Mushroom Soup special...TY Chef Bryon! And love the new avocado, shrimp, scallop, clam and mussel appetizer...huge portion!!!

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vipCeCe
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Pretty good Cajun/Creole food on Staten Island. Prices are fair & those drinks are strong. Excellent service.

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BklynBLG
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Gumbo is always great as is the food. For $18, I thought that we would get morr than five tiny pieces of the alligator bites. I will be back but will skip the bites.

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FreshFoodFirstANDForemost
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First in on a Sunday brunch service was very friendly and prompt food was delicious and drinks were tasty.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and staff were amazing! Love the atmosphere. Perfect for date night or out with friends or family.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never a disappointment!! Great food, drinks and service.

EG
EileenG
Las Vegas
12 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great good
Great sangria
Service was fantastic

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

really didn’t enjoy the food. great ambiance tho!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Was a nice restaurant. Different from the pic you see. The service was little slow. Food was good, could be better.

CL
vipCarmenL
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place. Service was excellent and the food very good. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone

MB
MadelineB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was delicious and would go back when in Staten Island. Service was outstanding. Waiter could not be more accommodating and moved our table of 6 without hesitation.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not our first and we are never disappointed. We did take a couple for the first time and they absolutely loved it. Our server Kristen was great. The food was fantastic as usual. Had a tuna tartare app special that was excellent. They recently finished their outdoor space and it came out great can’t wait till our next visit to sit out there.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food was delicious and flavorful. Didn’t love decor but fits theme. Yard could have more festive feeling.

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Emilys
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 30 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place for a lunch date with your girls! Amazing food drinks and service!

LM
LizM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the best restaurant in Staten Island. I feel like I’ve been transported to New Orleans every time I go. The food and drinks are outstanding and the staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and provide excellent service.

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Lezleyg
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Seafood we all ordered Seafood was delicious 😋

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful dining experience on a Father’s Day. Our meals came out hot and delicious. Drinks were strong. Service was excellent. Can’t wait to go back.

SJ
SkyeJ
1 review
Dined on 17 June 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

It was good, nice time with friends! Had fun :) !!!!

AJ
AlineJ
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service, Food and Ambience was great!

I've recommended a few friends!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing

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You can order delivery directly from Bayou using the Order Online button. Bayou also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (718) 273-4383.

Bayou is rated 4.5 stars by 26 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.