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Cajun Queen

1800 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204-2416
+1 704-377-9017
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“crawfish” (36 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1800 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204-2416
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In my opinion this is the best BBQ Shrimp outside of New Orleans! I’ve tried it all over the country and this is nothing short of perfection! The dessert menu is also amazing. Next time I am here I am getting the BBQ Shrimp as...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I have wanted to try this restaurant for years, and finally had the perfect opportunity. With having a late doctor's appointment close by, we had no choice but to stop in for dinner (around 6pm). The restaurant was fairly empty upon entering,...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to the Cajun Queen for an early dinner before a show at the Blumenthal. A 5:30 reservation is perfect before an 8:00 pm show. We sat outside on the rooftop patio. It’s a great space and the noise level is so much better...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us ate dinner Saturday at Cajun Queen where we had a fun time with a boisterous, happy crowd. Despite the noise, we enjoyed a lively conversation over a delicious dinner of New Orleans dishes. Our server was helpful and attentive, the food was...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cajun Queen has really great food. They serve authentic seafood. The night I went they had a live band playing.

Thank Parisjbaby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many old homes converted to restaurants along E 7th St, this stands with the best. Nice 32 year anniversary $32.00 special that comes right off the menu with a glass of 14 Hands merlot or chardonnay. The cup of gumbo was flavorful, loaded with just...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I called ahead to see if they needed us to make a reservation. The hostess assured me I didn't need one on rainy Monday. When we got to the restaurant, there were about three other tables dining. This is a pretty big place. They have...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My cousin and his wife came into Charlotte and specifically wanted to go to Cajun Queen...the food was excellent and the service outstanding. we ate the Diane, blackened catfish, mahi-mahi and Andouille sausage with red beans and rice..all tasted great. and then even hung out...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter found a piece of sharp twisted metal in her mouth, eating the creole. Gave it to the waiter, management never addressed the situation. Disappointing.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Table for 4 - Had reservations downstairs, but wanted to watch the PGA. Solution? Upstairs to the bar which has adequate "high top" seating Perfect. Bo was our waiter. He's a pro - ask for him. 2 great appetizers: BBQ Shrimp and the Fried Oysters....More

Thank MarkandBetsy
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21 August 2017|
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Response from Trilissia B | Reviewed this property |
They have salads, fried green tomatoes, red beans and rice
3 November 2016|
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Response from Nancy G | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I dont know. I am sure you can google it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204-2416
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Elizabeth
  • Neighbourhood: Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 704-377-9017
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