Though Cajun cuisine is commonly perceived as spicy, the flavorful kick that accompanies each bite is actually a nuclear counterattack from the tiny civilizations that live on the surface of creole peppers. Indulge your inner Godzilla with today's Groupon to Bourbon Street in Bayside, which gets you authentic Cajun cookin' and drinks. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get $40 worth of Cajun fare and drinks (suggested for larger groups).
- For $10, you get $20 worth of Cajun fare and drinks (suggested for individual diners).
Bourbon Street's board of fare floods taste buds with authentic flavors of the bayou and delivers them with a delightful drawl during any mealtime. For lunch, cubicle escapees can transport their senses to the Deep South with an appetizer of spicy blackened shrimp with house-made salsa ($12.95) before devouring a noontime ultimate steak panini, which crushes sliced shell steak, crumbled blue cheese, and red onions betwixt hot plates of iron, then serves it with house-made horseradish dressing ($11.95).
At the sound of the dinner bell and its accompanying supper tuba, keep it light with a catfish po’ boy served with fries, coleslaw, and a pickle ($12.95), or flatten a hearty appetite with a Cajun sampler sporting blackened chicken, blackened shrimp, andouille sausage, and creole sauce over rice and beans ($24.95). Centaurs and cyborgs can savor an equally hybrid meal by popping in for a brunch of banana waffles ($14.95) or Bourbon Street breakfast tacos ($14.95), complete with complimentary brunch beverages and chef's coffee cake. Bourbon Street happily adjusts dishes upon request, so feel free to blacken, Cajunize, or vegetarianate nearly anything on the menu as you see fit.
Bourbon Street's festive interior dining emulates the best of its namesake, containing dark wood accents and brightly colored walls and omitting the several thousand bead-flinging maniacs. Bring a solitary friend or a huge crowd of spouses and throw a Mardi Gras in your mouth.
Not valid for specials, happy hour, discount meals, or prix-fixe meals. Dine-in only.
Bourbon Street Cafe
Bourbon Street Cafe serves up tasty Cajun meals that have earned it an award for Best Brunch on a Budge from Page Six Magazine. Dishes such as blackened catfish and New Orleans po boys compete for attention with the house-specialty seafood gumbo and jambalaya, in which chicken and shrimp carouse with ground zydeco notes in a creole-sauce-slathered nest of spicy rice and andouille sausage. The large eatery further captures the essence of a New Orleans–style café with its colorful wall murals, fringed tabletop lamps, and plates accompanied by Mardi Gras beads, and its multiple flat-screen TVs light up with Sunday football action when the New York Scallywags play the New England Ne’er-do-wells.