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PawPaw's Kajun Kitchen

2760 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8302
+1 865-446-4978
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gumbo” (46 reviews)
“boudin balls” (38 reviews)
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Barbecue, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
2760 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8302
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No, it isn't white tableclotch and napkin. It IS 100% authentic New Orleans cooking. Boudin Balls were an excellent app, and the gumbo and red beans and rice are top notch. Definitely worth getting off the tourist trap strip and out in the country to...More

Thank PPShelby
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to New Orleans several times and decided to eat here based on the good reviews. This is definitely out in the boondocks but wasn't hard to find. The restaurant is very, very small inside but we liked the way it was decorated....More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the last day of our vacation and wished we'd stopped sooner! Walked in for lunch after a morning hike in the Park. Upon entering we were warmly greeted by the owner Rebecca. Immediately we felt like we were guests in her home....More

1  Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Catfish was perfect. It is a small, family-run business, but is worth any wait you might have. Will definitely visit again!

Thank Ninniedah
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a party of 9 and we're warmly greeted by the owner. The food was very good with very large portions and very reasonably priced. The catfish was definitely some the very best I have had and the shrimp and okra gumbo was delicious.

Thank George W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on way back from Cades Cove, was not sure since it looked small and unassuming. We were more than pleasantly surprised, food was fantastic! Beef brisket was amazing (make sure to put some of the homemade coleslaw on top), my husband and kids...More

Thank mcamp71
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesomely good. Real cajun food and reasonable prices. Catfish, crab, alligator everything to make a great bayou meal. I had the crab cakes and grilled shrimp, and cole slaw, yummmmm. Others had the catfish, loved it. Best part of the meal were...More

Thank LittleLassie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit, some upgrades in the facility since 2015. One thing that did not change was the great food. We were running a bit late, thankfully they were still open. Great shrimp and Catfish, crispy fries, very good coleslaw and hush puppies....More

Thank James S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small and casual local restaurant with authentic New Orleans food. Very friendly and efficient staff who enjoy sharing info about owners and the food prep. Different fare from other restaurants in Wears Valley. Barbecue is tasty. Known for their catfish.

Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seafood and BBQ/....we hunted BBQ ....well...it came from the fridge and was heated and sauced.......not cool...smoker not running....so...basically you got..."leftovers"....suxx in my world of BBQ .....I need smoke and fresh....was good...but ...I can make good.....hush puppies were good.....waiter was cool....."settle down and breathe man "....other...More

Thank slamme
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Elizabeth S
26 February 2016|
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Response from Colleen R | Reviewed this property |
Crawfish are seasonal. If you are asking if the restaurant serves them only seasonally, you would have to direct this question to them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2760 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8302
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Sevierville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-446-4978
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A Taste Of New Orleans in the Smokies, we offer Fried Catfish,Fried Shrimp,Gumbo,Jambalaya,Red Beans & Rice,Shrimp Ettuoffee,New Orleans Muffalettas,Poboys- New Orleans Roastbeef & Gravy Poboy, Shrimp Poboy, Catfish Poboy.Alligator Bites, Hamburger Steak w/grilled onions,home made gravy,bread & mashed potato.We now serve Bar-B-Q Ribs & Pulled Pork.White Chocolate Bread Pudding,Chocolate layered Cake, pecan pie, boiled crawfish when in season, catfish acadiana,crab cakes
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