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Gumbo and Jazz - CLOSED

1133 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4659
+1 517-664-8626
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
11 Mar 2012
“Shockingly good”
9 Mar 2012
“Authentic New Orleans food!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cajun & Creole
1133 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4659
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2012

Authentic, the gumbo alone is worth the trip, but have as much as you can hold!

Thank marcus81
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Home made food made with the New Orleans flair! Hours vary. Their special events are great!

2  Thank Beth C
Reviewed 5 October 2010

Yes this place is a small hole-in-the-wall but the gumbo was the best I have ever had outside of New Orleans. Desi and Wes could not have been more welcoming. East Lansing needs a place like this given the typical college eateries.

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 7 February 2010

Amongst the drab that is food in East Lansing Gumbo and Jazz is a beacon of hope. The food is tremendous whether you appreciate Louisianan cooking or not. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, every time you enter you are greeted with a smile while...More

Thank ilovegumboandjazz
Reviewed 17 November 2009

I understand that this is a very small place (though I wasn't expecting it to be) but it seems to me that you might be able to afford yourself some actual flatware so that I don't have to eat out of a Styrofoam bowl. The...More

1  Thank JGBushido
Reviewed 26 July 2009

This restaurant showed up as #1 among 121 restaurants in East Lansing on this site and so I went there to try out their menu with great expectations. However, I was hugely disappointed. The inside of the restaurant smelled of fat and oil and so...More

1  Thank blopblop1
Reviewed 6 June 2009

I've had the opportunity to enjoy Louisiana food, having lived there for 12 years. Now is my chance to do so here! The food and excellent, and the service is warm. We had a wonderful experience and will return, with friends. I love the place...More

Thank lukejacobspi
Reviewed 18 March 2009

Great food, if you like slightly spicy, rich flavours. A lot of food. Friendly service. Cosy setting.

Thank sapperdeboere
Reviewed 8 February 2009

Highly Recommend going here as soon as possible. Food is fantastic everything homemade. Friendliest service around. Very cozy, great place to take a date. I will come again and again and again. Go for family style, that way you get everything. If you don't do...More

Thank cgartman
Reviewed 3 July 2008

If you enjoy traditional Louisiana food, you'll feel at home in the cozy confines of Gumbo and Jazz.

Thank Spartan_79
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1133 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4659
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-664-8626
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