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Cecil's New Orleans Bistro

773 Redwood Dr, Upstairs, Garberville, CA 95542
+1 707-923-7007
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
773 Redwood Dr, Upstairs, Garberville, CA 95542
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not have a reservation, but Walter set us up with a table with a view. This restaurant is located on the 2nd floor of an indoor shopping mall. I’m not sure if it is handicap accessible as we took the stairs. Shortly after...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 848AndreaF
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I have eaten there many times. The food is always excellent. Very good specials. The yellowtail is my favorite, but I have never had a bad dish here. Both the garden and the house salads are excellent. All the food is influenced by Chef Cecil's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jimmydur
Reviewed 18 November 2018

My favorite is always the tuna! It cannot be beat, especially on nights when there is live music in the bar!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marie E
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We never expected to have this great experience in Garberville. Wonderful local wine (really!), excellent salad, delicious shrimp and grits, and seriously, if you are dining on a day when the Cajun meatloaf is offered---do not order anything else. Only regret is no room for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PenPenster
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I guess if you like blackened fish, this would be the place. However, the menu was a bit limited and they were out of everything we ordered. We found it a bit pricey and the dining room had little ambiance. Not an enjoyable meal for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank kate m
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

When we found ourselves in a one restaurant town we weren't sure what ro expect. Imagine our delight to find excellent food and good live music. There was only one vegetarian option on the menu (mushroom ravioli) but it was artfully done. Paired with a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mary G
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Really Enjoyed the food. Good customer service. Little pricey but you get what you pay for. Would definitely return when in town again

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nouchkin73
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We’d never heard about Cecil’s until the radio station did a promotion.the place is fantastic. Good ambiance. Food served in a timely manner. Great menu. I can personally recommend the pecan pie ala-mode with bananas foster.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dennnis47
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here with our family of 5. Great selection of food. Food is cajun oriented. Staff was vey kind and attentive. We really enjoyed our meals. Value for money at this place. Can really recommend it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MarcelHalma
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is definitely the best sit-down, formal-type of restaurant in Garberville. The food was great and well prepared. They were short-handed on the night we ate so service was a little slow - nothing to complain about. I think the best part of this restaurant,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Altair_IV_Krell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 773 Redwood Dr, Upstairs, Garberville, CA 95542
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Garberville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-923-7007
Cecil's New Orleans Bistro originated in New Orleans, where our head chef was voted the 40th best cook in the city. Now, we bring the same great cooking and atmosphere to Garberville! Our bistro offers all of the classic dishes in the New Orleans style, including jambalaya gumbo, steak, and fish. We also provide vegetarian options, salads, and more! We are pretty busy on the weekends, so we highly recommend reservations! Call Cecil's New Orleans Bistro today for more information!
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