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Bayou on First

1523 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
+1 206-624-2598
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible23%
3 Oct 2016
“Owner couldn't be more helpful”
11 Aug 2016
“Missed the mark by a mile!”
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Cajun & Creole
1523 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We looked for a little while before finding this great little restaurant. The owner couldn't have been more helpful for our group of 6. We all found that the range on the menu suited all needs. We had some people who wanted to eat vegan...More

Thank Pejola6772
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We really wanted to like this little café near Pike Street Market but the food was awful! We-four of us- are always on the hunt for that real southern Cajun café and, at first, this seemed to fit the bill. So we stopped in for...More

Thank greg c
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a breakfast stop. Happened on this restaurant. Menu looked interesting so we went in. The owners run the place and are friendly. Both meals were delicious. We ordered the red bean omelet and the smoked salmon scramble. They are served with...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I had the most amazing PoBoy! The jambalaya my wife had was also amazing. Our service was exceptional! Chris took GREAT care of us. He made sure my service dog had his own water (I didn't even have to ask) they made him a burger,...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. Having grown up just 100 miles from New Orleans, we know good Cajun food when we have it. This food was passable but nothing exceptional. As far as service... They were friendly enough but we waited 25 minutes for our...More

Thank bobchi
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in because I had a craving for red beans and rice. The red beans and rice and chicken sausage was very good and the staff was friendly. I enjoyed sitting outside and people watching.

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

After a night out with my daughter we woke up excited to find a breakfast place in the heart of downtown and we happened upon this place. We were not disappointed. I had the salmon scramble with Yukon potatoes and whole wheat toast and my...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. The owners are super friendly and the food is fairly priced. No frills, terrific value . I'll be back soon!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 January 2016

If you're familiar with Cajun food don't bother, jasmine rice for your jambalaya? Nice folks running the place but authentic it is not!!

Thank MuddyMike
Reviewed 8 October 2015

family stopped for breakfast. this place has a new orleans feel. small, and tight. the owner is a gentleman of the first order. my gumbo was perfect. my wife, and son loved their choices. everyone in the restaurant seemed quite pleased with their meals as...More

Thank joe32859
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1523 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-624-2598
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