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The Bayou - CLOSED

919 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3601
+1 970-945-1047
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
23 Mar 2014
“probable closed due to serving alcohol to an underage drive and resulting accident.”
12 Nov 2013
“sorry, Bayou appears closed!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
919 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3601
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Reviewed 20 January 2010

Loved the Place - the atmosphere was like home. The owner had the hospitality of an uncle making you feel at home. The jambalaya was the BEST I have ever had and I have owned a cajun restaurant.

Thank JonMGolden_Co
Reviewed 2 April 2009

We just got back from here and had the best service we'd ever gotten. The pina colada was excellent and our waitress made me her signature drink (not on the menu and she won't divulge what's in it), but she said that if I didn't...More

Thank beckisted2004
Reviewed 15 August 2008

had high hopes for a cajun spot in the middle of the mountains, but was very disappointed. the place has some quality ingredients, but the food we ordered (a catfish dish and some gumbo) was bland beyond belief. w/cajun you expect something w/a little zing...More

1  Thank ahotminute
Reviewed 29 February 2008

The chicken, sausage gumbo was not seasoned nearly enough nor did it have much chicken or sausage. The 'Southern Fried Catfish' is not like anything I have ever had and I am from Louisiana. I have never eaten mushy catfish dipped in flour. Where I...More

Thank nanapapayankee
glenwoodMike, Manager at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2008

Well Mr. & Ms Yankee seem to have had a bad time and joined more than one review sight to let people know (check the profile) their one time trip to the bayou was what every one would could expect. But as I am aware...More

Reviewed 9 October 2007

Being from Louisiana, I was excited to see The Bayou in GWS. However, this restaurant served up the absolute worst food I've ever encountered. The gumbo was a tasteless mush and the fried catfish was so awful I had to douse it with hotsauce to...More

1  Thank bunanna
Reviewed 24 April 2007

But, the food is more than decent. Should you expect the same food that you would in the Big Easy? Probably not. The kitchen is open late...they serve dinner until 11 or midnight. Their menu has some great selections, the portions are large, there is...More

1  Thank ClumsyIsis
Reviewed 11 March 2007

After seeing the reviews, we were eager to try this restaurant. It was okay, but couldn't hold a candle to any of of the etouffe we'd eaten in New Orleans. The red beans looked like kidney beans (which have a different texture), were rather dry...More

2  Thank violetmeade
Reviewed 24 January 2007

This is a great restaurant. Terrific food, great people. I love this place!

1  Thank DonMiguel
Reviewed 16 February 2006

Wow - visited the restaurant several years ago - and it still remains a memorable experience. I loved the blackened tofu, and have not found anything like it since. I look forward to returning!!!

4  Thank foodie29212
Reviewed 17 July 2005

This place is funky cool, and a great break from all the Mexican restaurants in Colorado. The Cajun spices are not overdone, and the portions are large. The service was a little slow, but you don't mind because the drink selection is unique, and the...More

7  Thank #1ROBYN
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 919 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-945-1047
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