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J. Gumbo's

428 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3216
+1 812-645-2796
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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428 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3216
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Cute place! Service was great and friendly. You order at counter and they offer tasters of different dishes like you're at Baskin Robbins!! Got 1/2 Drunken Chicken 1/2 Gumbo. Lots of food! Come hungry! No beer on Sunday.

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice try at New Orleans style food! The service staff was outstanding in describing the dishes and letting us taste some of the sauces! The decor is very good. We will be back, but not on Sunday so we can have a Dixie beer!!

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant mirrors NOLA's French Quarter to a T! Delicious Cajun-inspired from that includes crawfish, gumbo, Po'Boys, étouffée, beans & rice, etc. Daily Specials are available. Add toppings for upcharge. Cooler containing desserts, soft drinks and sides available as well. Plenty seating, beautiful artwork and...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Fast food type of place. Order at the counter and the food is there, scoop and serve like you find in airports and food courts. Taste is good, some options have good heat but overall not great. Bar is not always open and check the...More

Thank kmo1313
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. The atmosphere is really cool with a bar hidden in the back. Food is ordered cafeteria style with it being prepared as you stand and wait at the counter. You are given the opportunity to sample the different gumbo's...More

Thank TheYelllowDart
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We've gone to J Gumbos several times, and I always enjoy going there. You can sit and eat, take it to go, or eat at the bar. If you haven't been they allow you to sample to find something that you like. I've heard from...More

Thank MJM253
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Been here twice, both times it was good. Most of my family like their meals too. It was good that they had some outdoor seating on the sidewalk because we had our dog with us.

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Pretty good.... In my opinion, J. Gumbo's is not truly authentic Cajun cuisine. It is, however, very tasty, especially their ratatouille. That is a SUPERB choice for vegetarians (like me!) or anyone wanting to have a large bowl of food, but also following a diet....More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Love it, has a bar inside restaurant makes you feel like you are in Louisiana. Fast, friendly service and smiles to go around. Makes you want to come back again and again. From hot and spicy to mild, with a sample of your choice before...More

Thank Kcash1227
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers a very generic and bland version of Cajun food. There are almost no choices for vegetarians. But the bar looks awesome. It's a fun place to hang out, but don't expect authentic Louisiana cuisine

Thank susiespy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3216
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Terre Haute
  • Phone Number: +1 812-645-2796
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