If you have a craving for Cajun food, but don't want to go all the way to Louisiana to get it, then look no further than Boudreaux's Louisiana Seafood and Steaks located at 224 N. 4th Street St. Joseph, Missouri.
Boudreaux's offers a variety of appetizers to kick start your Cajun experience. Spinach Artichoke dip, onion rings and stuffed jalapeños are on the menu if you are not feeling adventurous. If you want a true Cajun experience, then the fried alligator served with cream-style gravy is a must.
If ordering a side salad, try the house dressing. It is a sweet onion dressing with Cajun spices mixed in. You can also purchase the dressing to take home.
Boudreaux's has a variety of lunch and dinner dishes. Oysters-on-the-half shell, fried foods such as shrimp, catfish, crawfish tails and the popular chicken fried chicken are a few examples.
Steaks, Po' Boy sandwiches and pastas are available. Sautéed house specialties like Crawfish Étouffée, Jambalaya, and Shrimp Creole are a few choices.
The dessert menu has a variety of cheesecakes, chocolate cobbler and bread pudding with rum sauce.
If you are looking for a fun environment, check out Boudreaux's for a Cajun meal. Ask about the history of the building while you are there. Built in the early 1900's, the brick structure is sure to hold a few secrets.
If you are looking for a Cajun recipe to try at home, check out the video for a gumbo dish.