Evangeline Cafe

Cajun/Creole | $$

8106 Brodie
Austin, 78745
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 11am-9:30pm; Fri., 11am-10pm; Sat., 11am-9:30pm
Casual lunch and dinner every day except Sunday, specializing in the traditional dishes of Southern Louisiana. Terrific food, friendly service, and live music most nights during dinner.

chronicle reviews



  • 2012: Critics Best Swamp Romp Outside the Swamp
  • 2011: Readers Cajun/Creole
  • 2011: Critics Best Muffaletta With a Side of Homemade Potato Chips
  • 2010: Readers Cajun/Creole
  • 2008: Critics Best Cajun Food/Music Venue
  • 2007: Critics Best Oyster Po'boys
  • 2005: Critics Best Oysters
  • 2005: Critics Best Louisiana Po'Boys
  • 2004: Critics Sandwich
  • 2004: Critics Cajun/Creole

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