Just because you weren’t born on the bayou doesn’t mean you can’t get the taste of it. All you have to do is look around — Phoenix is full of Cajun cookin’, all made with the genuine love and excitement that comes from deep in Louisiana. Of course, you have to know which places have the best Cajun food in Phoenix. And of course, we’ve done our homework. You just get to do the choosing, now!
13025 W Rancho Santa Fe Blvd, Avondale, AZ 85392
Some blackened fish, crab, sausage, or a po’boy (filled with anything from chicken to oysters to crawdads) can help you feel satisfied if you find the right place. If you’re craving that cajun food in Phoenix, that means you should probably stop by Flavors of Louisiana, where you can get some gator and even some Cajun cheese fries to stop the cravings as soon as possible!
1325 W Elliot Rd Suite 106, Tempe, AZ 85284
Voodoo Daddy’s puts a bit of a stylish, party vibe on the Cajun cuisine they serve — and on the colorful cocktails that they have in store for you. Their much-loved crab cakes, their top-notch okra, and their fries topped with Cajun seasoning are all big hits with the hungry people that stop in. The thirsty ones stay for drinks like Wake the Dead or Voodoo Doll. Whatever you’re here for, though, just know you can bring home a little something for the family with takeout-only options like jambalaya or Voodoo Pasta dishes prepared for four people!
Inside of NTK Kitchens, 1620 S 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Whether it’s some fried catfish, rice and red beans, or gumbo with oxtails, you know that this preorder-only joint is raring to go with dishes that just won’t quit. While they’re able to cater as well, you can only stop by Who Dat Togo on Saturday, between 6 p.m. and midnight. You can, however, sign up for a hot meal plan with meals that you can pick up on a regular basis, and you can even get delivery on your favorite food delivery app.
740 S Mill Ave #185, Tempe, AZ 85281
Naturally, crawdads (or crawfish, for some of you) are a part of this menu — but at Hot N Juicy, you can also find meals that include staples and surprises, like the combination of fried catfish and Cajun Calamari. You can be sure that you’re getting the best cajun seafood in Phoenix at this popular restaurant where “by the pound” and fried baskets alike sell very well indeed.
24 W Camelback Rd UNIT H, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Where else can you get yourself some hush puppies and tempura shrimp all in one place? Krazy Cajun Seafood & Hibachi is a unique spot, where you can order hibachi dishes or build your own seafood combo Bayou-style, be it Cajun-seasoned or tossed in garlic butter. Enjoy anything from green mussels to snow crab legs with the level of spiciness you desire — and don’t be shy if you want it to come served on some hibachi-fried rice! No judgment here — make your cajun food Krazy!