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901 New York Ave NW, Ste 200A, Washington DC, DC 20001-4432
+1 202-408-8848
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“gumbo” (92 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
901 New York Ave NW, Ste 200A, Washington DC, DC 20001-4432
Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food & service - again! Gulf Oysters were delish. The Roast Duck was THE star of the show, but everyone really enjoyed the other items - snapper, shrimp & soft shell crab. The catfish was a bit under-seasoned, which was corrected at the table....More

Thank ColoradoBeerMan
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been coming to this restaurant every time I am in DC for a meeting or conference on that side of town, as I can walk one block or so to it. Last night, I had the shrimp and grits, which were delicious. I...More

Thank Docmomoftwo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I avoid cajun restaurants outside of Louisiana because of multiple disappoints, but I was invited to dinner at Acadiana by some business associates- who were paying. I started with the crawfish etouffee which had more hot spice than flavor or crawfish. My dinner was a...More

Thank Dan-abc-123-456
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting high end creole style menu and great cocktail choices, but they could be more flexible with substitutions

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined here recently with several colleagues while attending a meeting at the Convention Center, right down the street. We didn't have a reservation, but they quickly arranged a table for us. It's easy to make a meal of several appetizers, and this was plenty...More

Thank Fuzby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here after after spending a rainy day exploring the museums. Rather than return to our hotel before dinner, we snagged a reservation thru Open Table and stopped here first. So glad we did! The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, and...More

Thank SouthernGirl522
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in town for a conference and the Acadiana was close to our hotel. We walked by the first day we were there and I found myself intrigued by the menu. It took a little convincing as my wife isn't into...More

1  Thank Lorne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here for dinner. He had oysters on the half shell and he stated they were large and very good. His entree was the seafood gumbo and I had the crab cakes. The seafood gumbo was presented well and my husband...More

Thank bbfanpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to a reception one night recently. Food was outstanding mini shrimp Po Boys were out of this world. Other food was good and the beer was cold. Not much of a selection on tap. Will eat dinner here soon.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband rarely enjoys fish, which he is under medical orders to eat more often. He loved the tuna at Acadiana; I had the snapper which was delicious. Excellent service; fine ambiance. On a Friday evening at 8, the restaurant was pleasantly full but not...More

Thank Jennifer L
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Jeannine W
What is the dress code like for lunch?
17 July 2016|
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Response from ninacarlson09 | Reviewed this property |
Casual but nice. Think cute shirt, jeans and wedges.
I can't navigate in the menu to see anything besides slips. What up trip advisor?
1 December 2015|
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Response from Frodos_Family |
Margaret C, you say there are much better restaurants to try...yet you don't mention them...that would be extremely helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 New York Ave NW, Ste 200A, Washington DC, DC 20001-4432
  • Public Transportation: Closest Metro is Gallery Place Chinatown on the Yellow, Green and Red Lines. Washington Circulator bus stops directly in front of restaurant on the New York Avenue Side.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-408-8848
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Acadiana offers the flavors, culture and the warmth of the seductive southern region. They offer the perfect balance of the old and new...taking advantage of the rich bounty found in the Mississippi Delta, Bayous and the Gulf of Mexico.