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Cajun Steamer

££ - £££
Bar, Seafood, Pub
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5071 Pinnacle Square, Trussville, AL
+1 205-655-6008
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mishawaka, Indiana
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332 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Gator bites before and found them rather chewy, but tried them here on a recommendation. Excellent and tender. Also had the shrimp platter, which was really good. Good service from a pleasant server, and reasonable prices.

Thank Jim S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Trussville Cajun Steamer was horrible. I am from Huntsville Alabama and the Cajun Steamer there is awesome. I will never go back, Thank god i had gone the one from Huntsville first had i not i would never go to any. I spent $70 for garbage, RedLobster taste better than that and i hate RedLosbster....So disappointed and dissapointing :'(

Thank Valerie T
Birmingham, Alabama
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This chain restaurant can be good and fun, but my experience has been inconsistent. The food is average when compared with other cajun restaurants I've tried, and I usually drive 20-30 miles past this location to get cajun faire.

Thank Bill And Donna ... S
Trussville, Alabama
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We love going here to eat the gator....yum! Love taking our family who come to visit us from out of country, to try the gator. Its good stuff and a novelty. You don't eat gator where were from. Mmmmmm....taste like chicken! Lol

Thank 2010fordflex
Odenville, Alabama
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Tuna was rare when served to our table. The waitress agreed and took it from our table but was stopped by the manager who said it was always served medium rare. We asked for it to be cooked more and he asked us at what temperature we wanted the fish. Really!! Just done. I finally said just one more... More 

Thank shepherdsrestmom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I took my nephews here after their graduation. There was about 20 of us, but the server and her help made it look easy! Not a big lover of seafood but the fish n chips was just for me.

Thank Karen G
Slidell, Louisiana
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Was in the area to visit Barber Motorsport Park. Found them on Yelp and the reviews looked good as did the food. I had the Bourbon Street Fettuccini. It was very good but I expected some spice from a "Cajun" restaurant. Being born and raised in New Orleans, I expected more authentic given the name. The waitress was really sweet... More 

1 Thank Darren D
Gallant, Alabama
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128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and the crab legs are always the best and the portions are good. We always get the crab legs and have not been disappointed yet. The bar can be a bit noisy, so ask to sit further away if you want to be able to talk and not get bumped into by people hovering.

1 Thank Firegirl834
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has good food however they can not get the crab legs right. I've had them four times and they're always overcooked. Their other dishes are great but the portions are small for the price. Service is always good and the environment is nice.

Thank David L
Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Cajun Steamer is to Cajun food as Tex-Mex is to Mexican food. It's a good chain restaurant adaptation of Cajun cuisine targeting a real general audience. On a business dinner visit I had Tilapia & Shrimp Rockefeller served over Cajun mashed potatoes. The dish was covered with a creamy spinach and bacon sauce. The portion was almost overdone but the... More 

1 Thank Dick O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5071 Pinnacle Square, Trussville, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Trussville
  • Phone Number: +1 205-655-6008

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