Broussards Cajun Cuisine
114 Main St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, United States
Review №1

This place is really pretty good! I had the Blackened Chicken with Crawfish Etouffee. The Etouffee was superb! Next time I go there, that will be my whole meal. The wife had the Cajun 3 Way Sampler. The ribs were super tender, the chicken was cooked perfectly, and the shrimp was spicy. The next time I'm in Cape Girardeau, I will definitely be going back.

Review №2

Great Cajun Cuisine! Always great service as well. And if Cajun isn't your thing, try the French dip or a delicious steak! Definitely something for everybody here. My son usually gets the chicken strips meal, and they are not the typical kids frozen chicken strips. They are big, juicy, perfectly seasoned and fried chicken breast strips that I sometimes hope he doesn't finish, although he always does!

Review №3

We drove over an hour to try a new restaurant in Cape & decided on Broussard's for something different. Wow! Had nachos-delicious but the star was the Etouffee! The chicken was tender & juicy and the prices were reasonable. First time trying and it was awesome! Our waiter, Charlie, kept our drinks filled & made sure everyone was happy.Will definitely make the trip again.

Review №4

Great food. Enjoy real Cajun dining downtown. Highly recommend. Wonderful staff and service. As good as any in New Orleans; really!

Review №5

I don't post reviews ever, but the lunch my family had warranted one. If you've ever been to New Orleans and love the food, you'll absolutely love this place!!! The service was fantastic and the food was phenomenal!!! Portion size is HUGE and the food was just as good when we enjoyed our leftovers!! We will be back!

Review №6

Omg the did was so good and the portions were huge! Such great food!

Review №7

Nice place, good food. Never had gator tails before. Tastes great!

Review №8

The shrimp poboy was fantastic. The gumbo was amazing, and I grew up with a dad who makes his own. The view of the river from upstairs is really cool, too

Review №9

This place is amazing. We had about an hour and a half wait, which we expected. We were seated and had just about the best service we've ever had, Jasmine was our server, and she was AMAZING! She was the most attentive, sweet, and genuine person ever, and really made our night. Not to mention the selection of different food. Everything we had was absolutely delicious, and the service was super fast. A great dining experience, highly recommend!

Review №10

The only reason I'm giving them 2 stars is because of the service. They where able to accommodate a large group without reservations and my server was amazing. The food on the other hand was horrible! My order was The 10 ounce Broussards Sirloin loaded bake potatoe and side house salad. I ordered the raspberry vinaigrette dressing for my salad and the dressing came out in those little white cups they have at McDonald's for your ketchup, so yes that means my salad was dry as hell. I honestly couldn't tell if my steak was a sirloin or a Salisbury, because it taste like the latter. Also this may be my fault but it wasn't until I left that I realized the steak I ordered was suppose to come with mushrooms, sautéed onions etc but did not. Wasn't worth the 80 dollar ticket, one good note the drink prices where reasonable.

Review №11

House salad dressing is so delicious. Their homemade croutons melt in your mouth! Love their fried catfish! Love their seafood dishes! My family has never had a bad dish there! We love, love, love Broussard's. Friendly, clean, and reasonable.

Review №12

I came to visit from Georgia and my best friend and her family took me here for lunch. The food was very good. The waiter could have been more nicer and acted like she was happy to take care of us but when i felt sick from drinking on a empty stomach another staff member worked quickly and got some bread for me and was very nice about me getting sick in the bathroom after she just cleaned it. I would definitely go back just this time eat for before drinking. The drink the chill pill was amazing thou!

Review №13

Would go back. Seafood gumbo, jambalaya, each came with a salad. Seafood gumbo was the Tuesday lunch special, all you can eat gumbo.

Review №14

Excellent food and service. The drinks were great too!

Review №15

You better go there hungry. Really good etouffee. Would recommend.

Review №16

Just a taste of NOLA in Missouri. I highly recommend their crawfish ettouffee.

Review №17

Went for dads birthday. Between us we got gator étoufee, jambalaya, and fried gator bites with fries. Everything tasted amazing, the atmosphere and staff were great, and we'll definitely be going back.

Review №18

Really nice food, all very well cooked! Their cocktail sauce is real delicious. I had the crab legs which were great and the Felix's Sampler which was fried heaven.

Review №19

Best Cajun food North of Louisiana! Very authentic food, great service and a wonderful atmosphere. I am a little disappointed they didn't move the live alligators (in tanks of course) when they moved into the larger building, but I'm sure it was for a good reason. It just added atmosphere at the old location, and was a nice touch IMHO.

Review №20

Always love eating here. The atmosphere is nice and service is awesome!

Review №21

Very good, first time visiting based on recommendations I tried it and was glad that I did

Review №22

Almost feels like you're in New Orleans! Very good service. Loved the gumbo.

Review №23

Great food but slow service today, plus a 25 min wait

Review №24

Always good food here..haven't had a problem after several visits

Review №25

Red beans and rice are maybe the best you will find anywhere! Generous portions! Connecuh sausage would make it a 5 star dish. Poor boy bread tasted like a toasted, buttered hot dog bun. I mean come on guys, get you some killer Nawlins' bread for those sandwiches! Most dishes here will not disappoint!

Review №26

My husband and I loved experiencing some fine dining in New Orleans and Broussard's was the perfect place to go. We enjoyed a three course dinner with some of the most amazing food we had on our vacation. We started with the Broussard's caeser and goat cheese tart - both so light and perfect. My husband enjoyed the summer vegetable bouillabaisse and I had the moules frites. Truly delicious! We ended dinner with the emperor's fool and mousse au chocolat. We would recommend everything from our meal and hope you enjoy the ambience and service as much as we did!

Review №27

Broussard's never disappoints. The gator tails, etouffee, and fried oysters were just perfect. Not mention the house salad dressing and homemade croutons are to doe for! Thank you for a great dining experience.

Review №28

The on-duty manager was very friendly and accommodating. He asked if we were there celebrating anything and we said it was our anniversary. He offered us a dessert. That was very generous and we enjoyed the bread pudding very much.

Review №29

Food was excellent! Had the chicken cajun stir fry. It was very good.

Review №30

Wonderful, hot and tasty, always the way we remember it, we drive from St. Louis to eat here, 2 to 3 time a year.

Review №31

Food was awesome great service good attitude they cared about your needs and whats

Review №32

Food is good, lady that owns the place is rude, demanding, all around not very hospital. We walked out, went somewhere else where they were very accommodating. We went back another day when owner wasn't there and enjoyed ourselves.

Review №33

Love the food! Elbow to elbow unmasked potential customers waiting at entrance to be seated during a pandemic will keep me away from now on. We had take-out. But now I feel unsafe there because they did not enforce social distancing or masks.

Review №34

This place is a definite must go! Food is incredible and the atmosphere is laid back yet Classy with a Cajun twist. The red beans and rice with cornbread (half order) portion has been enough for 3 meals so far

Review №35

Great food. Excellent service!!

Review №36

Great little restaurant with a varied menu. Whether your tastes run to fish, chicken, or gator, this is the place.

Review №37

My son and ex are Cajun. Best I've had around. A little pricey

Review №38

Absolutely love this place. Closest place to get authentic cajun food north of Louisiana.

Review №39

Nice resturant... they give the biggest cups I've ever seen AND you get free refills. The food was great and the loaded potatoes was soooo good. The food reheat good which is a plus.

Review №40

Great service and my meal was very flavorful.

Review №41

Hands down my favorite restaurant. The staff is always amazing but the food, daaaaaang. The crab legs surpass Red Lobster (where's the flavor?!) and their house salad dressing needs to be bottled and sold. But my absolute favorite thing is the shrimp etouffee pasta. It's creamy. It's spicy. It's everything I want in my belly. I've tried just about everything on the menu and I'm never disappointed.

Review №42

Really great service each time. Good food, and nice people.

Review №43

Good cajun food at good prices. Always tastes fresh. You will not leave hungry. Sometimes a little busy, but I don't mind a wait. Highly recommend the gator tails as an appetizer.

Review №44

I had a business lunch with a client at Broussard's today and it was fantastic. Hot, delicious food. This is the Creole Chicken Parmesan, full order. It is amazing. Definitely looking forward to a return trip.

Review №45

Great place to eat if you like cajun

Review №46

We've eaten here twice, so far, but plan on returning as frequently as possible. The food is simply amazing. This is the most authentic Cajun that we've found in our area.

Review №47

Great service and great food. Catfish po'boy w/cajan fries.

Review №48

Went to the new Paducah location last night. Food was very good. I'm not really familiar with Cajon food, but enjoyed the red beans and rice. Wait staff was friendly and on point.

Review №49

Awesome food, super large portions and friendly staff. Only suggestion, work on your Hurricane recipe.

Review №50

The food was great and the price was good. My only knock was that my first selection was not available.

Review №51

That place is awesome. I absolutely love the Cajun food. And the service is also great

Review №52

Friendly staff! Perfect Hurricane. Etouffee with chicken and sausage over rice was great but the Cajun Nachos were not only unique but top notch tasty! Will be back.

Review №53

Always a good creole treat anything crawfish is good but nothing on the menu is bad.

Review №54

If you're looking for some good Cajun or creole food... this is the place! I had the shrimp etouffee cajun pasta and my husband had the gator etouffee.. both dinners were fantastic! The atmosphere is relaxed and the staff was friendly and tentative. I highly recommend Broussard's if you're looking for a great place to eat. We will definitely be back!

Review №55

THE best Cajun restaurant I've ever eaten at. Granted, I've never had Cajun in Louisiana, but have eaten at quite a few Cajun places and still can't find better crawfish etouffee than this place. My wife gets the red beans and rice and we always get an order of gator tail for the table. Everything tastes so fresh. The portions are large and the leftovers are just as good.The service has always been spectacular. Maddox took great care of us (sorry if I spelled that wrong.) If you've got some time to sit back, eat some good Cajun, and watch the river, I highly recommend hitting up Broussard's. You won't regret it...unless you eat too much, then you might...

Review №56

Good Food, Nice Clean Atmosphere. It's food with a "kick" so bring your taste buds ready for a work-out! Try the Pork Boudin you'll love it! The pasta is great! The Gumbo even better! Take a look around while you're inside. The owners completely GUTTED this building, restored the walls, and designed each detail. Upstairs offers a nice river view. Broussard's is a Cape Treasure.

Review №57

Great food and service, loved it! If you are just passing though like we were, I recommend that you skip the generic food by the interstate, come here it's well worth the short drive, and the downtown area is cool with some shops and sights.

Review №58

Love coming here on special occasions.always request Braxton he very great out going person! Crab legs where delicious. Bread pudding that Braxton talked us into was yummy

Review №59

We went there to enjoy a night on the town for our anniversary. I had a bloody Mary which was fabulous! My husband had a Miller lite and of course it was great. My husband had to send back his cup of crawfish etoufee because it was cold. We were told it is made at 5:30 in the morning and refrigerated until needed. Not sure how the second cup came out hot. My Caesar salad was completely overdressed, it was hard to taste the lettuce through the dressing. Waitresses were amazing! I love broussards and hope they can step it up a little bit more.

Review №60

Great place. The food was awesome, good prices for the amount of food you get. We will be back!

Review №61

Wonderful cajun restaurant. A friend and I were driving from St. Louis to Memphis and stopped in for a hot meal. The service was wonderful. As you can tell from my picture, the portions are enough for several meals. If you're hungry, I'd recommend stopping in here for a bite.

Review №62

Wife and I and friends been going here for years grant food and service

Review №63

Great food and server's any chance I get to Cape it's a for sure stop

Review №64

Food was good but no one wore a mask waiters or customers very dangerous place with virus going around

Review №65

Wow! What a fantastic dining experience! If you like this type of cuisine, you will love their take on it.Generous portions and properly seasoned. Looking forward to my next visit! Great service as well.

Review №66

The food was brought in a timely manner. The portion sizes are definitely a plus as well

Review №67

Even though I've been around the Cape area for years I've never visited Broussard's before today. It was wonderful and I must say the food was just like New Orleans itself. If you like Cajun food you have to visit. Personally, my favorite was the alligator and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants something different. I'll definitely be back to eat here again.

Review №68

Food is good, but they could use some help on the employee's attitudes. Everytime I've been here, they've been less than par. If you are working for tips, you might want to smile a bit and maybe, just maybe, not have an attitude.3/16/20Reply to owner: Wow, props to the owner for replying to this and addressing it. My 3 stars will bump to 4, and yes if it happens again I will for sure get you a name.

Review №69

Awesome food and great service!

Review №70

Very friendly, loved the esthetics of the building.amazibg foods and portion sizes!

Review №71

You can't eat here without trying the crawfish etouffee. Sooo good.

Review №72

Excellent, authentic Cajun cuisine! Friendly employees & clean place! Will definitely be back to try something new!

Review №73

I was in the mood for Cajun and Broussard's was the place to go! The main entree was Chicken Etouffee, which was fantastic. The crawfish appetizer looked great, but wasn't as tasty as I thought it would be and didn't have much kick. I wanted it HOT! Oh well 4 stars, but still worth it.

Review №74

Look at the pic! Crayfish gumbo with fried gator!

Review №75

Service was very good. Food was excellent. Menu lacked a few items

Review №76

Visited Broussard's on Saturday at 2pm and place was busy! We were seated immediately and quickly greeted by our server. We ordered the "Choose Two" that included Jambalaya and Shrimp Creole and came with red beans/rice and dinner salad. We finished with the homemade bread pudding with rum sauce. Lots of food and had to take doggie bags home. P.S. Our warmed-up bread pudding was just as yummy tonight as it was fresh last night!Food was hot and tasty with a kick; dessert was the cheery on top. Service was great with a smile. Main Street location added to a great atmosphere.Will definitely return if in the area again.

Review №77

Amazing and would never have expected a Cajun place in Cape. Amazing food, affordable price, great place.

Review №78

Lots of people love this place.. Including my husband.. Just wish they had more than one or two entrees that aren't spicy or fish.. I love seafood. Just a big sissy when it comes to heat.

Review №79

Best place for cajun food in southeast Missouri. Best gator tails outside of New Orleans! Always great and if you leave hungry, it's your own fault.

Review №80

Gave it another chance and was thoroughly satisfied. Turns out I may have misread the situation at first. I had very courteous service. Friendly staff, delicious food. I recommend the gator tails for an appetizer.

Review №81


Review №82

Great food and beverages! Thumbs up to the staff

Review №83

Awesome food! All the staff was great, very friendly and helpful!

Review №84

Great food and service.

Review №85

Had a delicious meal with great service.

Review №86

Excellent food as always. Service just a bit slow tonight but everything is just now reopening so I'll give them a pass on that.

Review №87

Broussard's is the best. Those gator tails ! Spicy and amazing.

Review №88

Wow! Excellent food. Exceptional service. Our waitress was the bomb. Jasmine is the best. Thank you for the best experience.

Review №89

I haven't been there in a while, but I used to go there often when I lived in the area. Every time I went, the food never failed to be delicious! The service was very good. They used to make their own salad croutons that were to die for. Like I said, I haven't been there in years, but I would love to go back and eat there again!

Review №90

Incredible restaurant and it's had some major expansion and facelifts since I visited a decade or so ago. Huge food portions. You will not leave hungry. Service is fast and friendly. It's right near the Mississippi River and there's a nice riverfront access there. The whole downtown is a neat area.

Review №91

Service was great! But the food I had was inedible( burger). The fries were okay and my friend who had the catfish and chicken said everything she had tasted bland. I had the crocodile drink which was good but overall the food just wasn't good.

Review №92

Absolutely delicious!!! Cajun flavor that makes you feel like you're in Nawlins.

Review №93

I went to B. for a take out. I told the waitress that I needed to break a Fifty to give the Doll a tip & she said she didn't want a tip or didn't deserve a tip. what a Great hostess. Thanks a bunch!

Review №94

Always great food. My favorite place to eat!

Review №95

Food always good, but wouldn't let us use our Visa giftcards. You could have added fee to bill do we could use. Only complaint. Thanks

Review №96

Really good food and service was great!

Review №97

This is definitely a place to eat in Cape Girardeau. Everyone there is friendly and the service is great. The food is excellent.

Review №98

The restaurant was dirty. We were told we couldn't sit at a five top table because we only had four people. Managers rule. So we were sat at a small 4 top. Onion was terrible over cooked. Steamer shrimp small and over cooked. Drove over an hour for terrible sun par food. Save your time and gas. Five star would be a step up

Review №99

Great lunch specials! Crawfish etouffee stuffed potatoe

Review №100

Great place, kind people, great food

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4.7 Rating
  • Address:114 Main St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, United States
  • Site:
  • Phone:+1 573-334-7235
  • Cajun restaurant
  • American restaurant
Working hours
  • Monday:Closed
  • Tuesday:11AM–8PM
  • Wednesday:11AM–8PM
  • Thursday:11AM–8PM
  • Friday:11AM–9PM
  • Saturday:11AM–9PM
  • Sunday:11AM–8PM
Service options
  • Curbside pickup:Yes
  • Delivery:Yes
  • Dine-in:Yes
  • Takeout:Yes
Popular for
  • Lunch:Yes
  • Dinner:Yes
  • Solo dining:Yes
  • Wheelchair accessible entrance:Yes
  • Wheelchair accessible restroom:Yes
  • Wheelchair accessible parking lot:No
  • Alcohol:Yes
  • Beer:Yes
  • Cocktails:Yes
  • Coffee:Yes
  • Comfort food:Yes
  • Hard liquor:Yes
  • Kids' menu:Yes
  • Late-night food:Yes
  • Small plates:Yes
  • Wine:Yes
Dining options
  • Lunch:Yes
  • Dinner:Yes
  • Catering:Yes
  • Dessert:Yes
  • Seating:Yes
  • Bar onsite:Yes
  • Good for kids:Yes
  • High chairs:Yes
  • Restroom:Yes
  • Wi-Fi:Yes
  • Casual:Yes
  • Cozy:Yes
  • Historic:Yes
  • College students:Yes
  • Family-friendly:Yes
  • Groups:Yes
  • Tourists:Yes
  • Debit cards:Yes
  • Credit cards:Yes
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