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Bayou Restaurant

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580 Gramatan Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10552-2118
+1 914-668-2634
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped without a recommendation for lunch and were delightfully surprised with the quality of the food and the excellent service. We had good tender Cajun BBQ backed ribs with a mild sauce, mashed potatoes with gravy made from the drippings, cornbread with a honey gaze and an ample offering of some really delicious collard greens with a bacon based... More 

Thank 52725272
Bronxville, New York, United States
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

If you want a little New Orleans this is the place to come to. Tuesday night I believe is crawfish night by the bucket. Yummy in the tummy! Nice bar size for just wanting to hang out at the bar. Oh and hot sauce Galore, all around you. You can check out there website to see if they are having... More 

Thank Nisrien K
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

this used to be a great restaurant but it is riding on past history. Get the Gumbo or the Jambalaya or the Jerk Chicken Salad. Get beer or a mixed drink because their house wine is really lousy.

1 Thank Michelle J
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the Bayou on a whim and had a great time! Catfish and shrimp po boys were delish as were our drinks. They were definitely packing a punch without even knowing it!! The live band was a treat too- will def be back!

Thank Shena C
Mount Vernon, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Slow disorganized service and it wasn't crowded. Food was bland. Really surprising. We wont be going back

Thank skytroubie
Mount Vernon Ny
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Great Cajun food with a lot of flavor. Drinks are big, cold and strong. Atmosphere is very cool and relaxed. The service is great. You won't have to wait for anything.

Thank 50Beanie
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Located in Mount Vernon, the Bayou brings the flavors of New Orleans to Westchester. And let me tell you, there be some magic happening in that there kitchen. As soon as you walk in, you feel like you're experiencing a little piece of Mardi Gras. The bar is littered with bras and beads and if you look overhead, you'll see... More 

Thank Gustavo G
Bronx, New York
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Been coming here with my wife for over ten years and NEVER a disappointment. Had a nice, we don't have the kids, late dinner. Gumbo awesome as always. Salad with THAT dressing awesome as always. Hush puppies winners yet again. Fried pickles.....yuck for me, delicious for my wife as always. She had a steak po'boy which she enjoyed. I strayed... More 

Thank NYersX4
Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

So...I LOVE having a different ethnicity of food and there are BARELY ANY Cajun restaurants in the West Chester N. Bronx area. For that, I am thankful. I am also thankful for the ambiance in here, which is awesome. The bar is decked out (in a non-corny) in a New Orleans way. My fiance got wings and really likes them... More 

Thank JessicaDiamonds7
Forest Hills, New York
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585 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

We dined at Bayou Restaurant only because it was recommended by our cousin who loves this place. The coffee was smooth and I was pleased that cream was available. Complimentary corn bread was moist and flavorful and greatly appreciated because the server forgot our beignet order, DARN! We cancelled it because our entrées had arrived. We were disappointed with our... More 

1 Thank Gershwin12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 580 Gramatan Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10552-2118
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 914-668-2634

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