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Cajun Queen

1800 E. 7th St. (Pecan St.) Send to Phone
704-377-9017 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Cajun Queen gets the bold flavors and playful atmosphere of the Big Easy in full swing.
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  • 3.5 star rating
3.5 rating over 6 reviews
Dining room at Cajun Queen, Charlotte, NC

Cajun Queen Restaurant Review

: The Big Easy inspires this Elizabeth-area long-timer, ensconced in a 100-year-old former residence. The bold colors of a Mardi Gras parade --- purple accents against deep red walls with wood wainscot --- craft a vibrant interior. The bold flavors and playful atmosphere of the Crescent City are on full display. Guests find another reason to smile when ice cold Dixie beer is poured. When the fried oysters hit the table, look out. Use the dinner rolls to soak up the juices of a very good barbecued shrimp appetizer because they'll soothe that hurts-so-good fire on your tongue. Entrée standouts include chicken, shrimp and crawfish (or choose all three) prepared in a Diane, Creole or etouffée style served over rice. We also recommend the blackened pork tenderloin with chorizo black bean sauce, chipotle chili cream, fried plantains and pineapple salsa. For dessert, go for the bourbon bread pudding. The drinks list offers some of the classics --- the Hurricane and the Sazerac --- and plenty of beers (this is a beer cuisine, of course). But there’s also an ordinary but lengthy selection of wines. A good rosé would work well with the food, though. Nightly jazz tunes are provided by the Seventh Street Gator Band.

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