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Bayou Cafe

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507 Saratoga Rd, Glenville, NY 12302-5429
+1 518-384-7226
11:30 - 00:00
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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239 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Dang..this was a hard review....We went there as the restaurant helped raise funds for the Saratoga Animal Shelter...It seems that the owner does a LOT of these! For me, that increased Bayou's score card. Another good point is that the menu has both New Orleanian style dishes with a lot of Tex Mex choices AND FREE CHIPS and SALSA!!!....Downside is... More 

Thank Holly V
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We went early on a Saturday night. The bar had people but we were the only ones in the dining room. The floor was in dire need of sweeping and there was food on the chairs. Only one person working. We wanted to try the fried pickles, but we're told they were out. We had nachos instead, which were just... More 

Thank sal h
Ballston Lake, New York
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We saw this place reviewed in the paper and decided to give it a try for Sunday lunch. Don't know why signs direct you to enter through a rear entrance. We entered at the side deck. Outside could use some TLC. My companion said the place had been around for awhile as a club/bar and now Cajun. Place was empty... More 

Thank keukamoon
Saratoga Springs, New York
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Have visited the Bayou several times and it's always so good! If you want to hear live music (rock bands) they usually have them on Friday and Saturday nights. The chicken tortilla soup is fantastic. They also have trivia night on Wednesdays. Bring a group cause there will be lots of competition! The service was excellent. Very friendly staff.

Thank DebSaratogaNY
Glenville, NY
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

It is a nice local restaurant to go with friends. They have a variety of types of food from Cajun to Italian, so most people can find something that suits them. It is a good bar as well to go with some friends when you want to still be close to home.

Thank Melissa S
Guilderland, New York
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We went there on a Friday evening; just before the music and crowd started. The service was great! The food, however, was okay. Good, but nothing that will be remembered. The whole ambience was okay too. We may go back for another try.

Thank Ammu07
Glenville, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

I have lived near the cafe for years and have previously enjoyed finger foods cocktails and Mexican food several times. When my son wanted to go there for his birthday we were horribly surprised how terrible the food tasted. There were four of us having four different entrees. From a burger to quesadilla all meals were inedible. Poor quality ingredients... More 

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Scotia, New York
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

We went there as we had a Groupon. I have been there for drinks but never for food. I can see why they have the groupon out now. The food was good but not hot, service was EXTREMELY slow. Took 20 min to order a drink, another 10 to get it. It took over 45 min to get our food... More 

Thank Mrfixit8344
Clifton Park, New York
1 review
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Smoking cigarettes on the front steps entry should have been our first clue. We went around to the handicap entrance to avoid the smoke. On the ramp were two more smokers! We had a coupon but should have left anyway. We proceeded into the dining room. Staff VERY friendly and helpful. It smells lake an ashtray in there. What a... More 

Thank Julie B
Rotterdam, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

I have been to this place 4 times and today was probably the worse time. The service was really slow but probably cause it was not busy and only looked like 1 person working the bar and serving tables. They were quick with getting our drinks but the food took a while for them to bring it. I got the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 Saratoga Rd, Glenville, NY 12302-5429
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Glenville
  • Phone Number: +1 518-384-7226

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