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Cecil's New Orleans Bistro

773 Redwood Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3136
+1 707-923-7007
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (13 reviews)
“crab” (9 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
773 Redwood Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3136
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have now eaten at Cecils a few times and never disappointed, great welcome and service and the food is superb. Highly recommended!

Thank JonnyBongo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This surpassed my expectations. We were greeted warmly even though we were too early for dinner. All the staff was friendly and eagerly to help. I ordered the Mac and cheese with crab and was not disappointed. For a small price more I had the...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Very good food. Pleasantly surprised. Wait staff is as very nice and friendly. This is not a “high end” town so was greatly pleased with the find

Thank Yayaha
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Cannot rave enough about the taste and quality of the food Cecil’s in Garberville.. New Orleans style food that is so unique. Must try BBQ shrimp and grits and the Okra Gumbo, both are top shelf. Would never have expected this quality and taste In...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had dinner here day before Christmas. The food was fabulous. The restaurant is at the top of a long stair case. I cannot do stairs but was able to use a freight elevator. Drinks were good. Casual environment. Can watch food being prepared from the...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Great friend chicken added to healthy green salad was a nice light dinner, although the steaks looked good. I recommend making a reservation even on a weeknight if you want a window table, Not so much for the view (of small town main street) but...More

Thank Patti W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The only real restaurant for miles. The staff is always friendly. Great food. Live entertainment and great easy to find location

Thank NicholasTweedy
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. Our drinks were great, we tried a corpse reviver which was delicious and complex. My dinner was pecan encrusted catfish with mashed potatoes and had crab on top! Amazing and not one bone in the fish. There were four of us...More

Thank NSchrockinCalifornia
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Places to eat in Garberville are pretty limited but Cecil's was an ok choice. The menu is fairly limited but tasty. My wedge salad with crab, shrimp and bacon was disappointing but other meals in our party were good

Thank FingerLakesTino
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We've been traveling across northern California for the past 12 days and this was the best meal of a very good bunch. Everything was perfect, down to the cheese cake and the friendly staff. This is the real deal.

Thank Bill B
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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, Garberville, CA 95542-3136
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Garberville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-923-7007
It's not often that you find true southern-style food, prepared by a chef that's intimately familiar with the traditional cooking style of the Deep South. At Cecil's New Orleans Bistro, not only will you enjoy richly prepared food by an experienced chef, you'll get the full dining experience, complete with amazing cocktails and superior service. We're bringing the mouth-watering cuisine options that New Orleans is known for straight to you and serving them up with tremendous flavor. Check out our specialties to get your taste buds primed for a full-on culinary experience: Gumbo and Jambalaya: Two of the most famous southern dishes, you can't have a true dining experience at Cecil's New Orleans Bistro without trying our jambalaya or New Orleans gumbo in Garberville! Our veteran chef has intimate experience working with both of these dishes and understands the subtle nuances of what makes them a classic favorite among diners. Let us transport you to the bayou with a batch of either of these signature dishes. Steaks and Seafood: Looking for something meatier to dine on? Cecil's New Orleans Bistro specializes in a number of superb steak and seafood entrees, giving you a wide array of meal options to quell your hunger. Each of our meat and seafood options is prepared to perfection, illustrating the down-home cooking style that Louisiana is revered for. Cocktails and Spirits: What's dinner without a good drink or two along the way? At Cecil's New Orleans Bistro, we take pride in crafting some of the most enticing drinks around, using all-natural ingredients whenever possible. Try a traditional cocktail or be adventurous and try one of our custom creations: the choice is yours! If you're looking for a bistro in Garberville where you can get a world-class meal, exceptional service and enjoy the amazing atmosphere while you dine, be sure to visit us at Cecil's New Orleans Bistro. Call us today at 707-923-7007 to inquire about our authentic southern and Cajun dishes or to make a reservation. We'd love to hear from you!
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