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Gators Bayou

5217 98th St, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
+1 806-698-6900
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
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“frog legs” (2 reviews)
“étouffée” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
5217 98th St, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Love crawfish, so, this is a place I love to eat. The cook or should I say chef👍Is always willing to substitute crawfish into their dirty bird dish. I’d much rather have the blackened crawfish than chicken 😜. The waiters are friendly and service and...More

Thank paulapV8860YZ
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy eating at Gator’s Bayou for something different, and because it’s locally owned and in our neighborhood. Every dish we’ve tried is great, as is the service. A little noisy but a fun place to watch a game!

Thank Farmerswife0212
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I had the Bayou Burger with the Jalapeno bun with Bacon and Cheese, and I have to say, it may have been one of the best burgers I've ever tasted in my laugh. I was very satisfied with my meal and I would highly recommend...More

Thank Jose P
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is our second visit to the Gator Bayou, and again the food is as good as you can get west of the Mississippi.

Thank Capn_C
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This place caught our eyes as we were hungry and driving through to San Antonio. At mid afternoon we shared the place with just a few other couples. It has a bright New Orleans theme. Ordered oysters on the half shell to start. Gator meat...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had a few different things: Cajun Breakfast Burrito, the Omelette and The Crawfish Linguini (?). The burrito lacked any cajun spicyness which I don't recall if it said it had or not, the the cajun potatoes on the side were ok, the omelette was...More

Thank Travis D
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were looking for a Greek restaurant but GPS did not cooperate and as we passed this restaurant, we decided we have not had Cajun in a while so we stopped. After lunch we high fived and felt we had done good. They put a...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went hoping for shrimp and grits but it's not on the menu. I asked for several different things not put together on the menu and the waitress brought exactly what I ordered, no up charge for changes. Lightly breaded shrimp with a mildly spicy seasoning,...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We went and had lunch on a Saturday. My husband had frog legs and crawfish étouffée. I had shrimp gumbo and fried crawfish tails.. all was so delicious. Great Cajun food.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Went here because we like the New Orleans style food and because they honor Restaurant.com certificates. But we will be back even without the certificates! Fun atmosphere, great service and food! This will be a regular stop on my visits to Lubbock. Try the fried...More

Thank Capn_C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5217 98th St, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-698-6900
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