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Uncle Darrow's - CLOSED

2560 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90291-5043
+1 310-306-4862
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
4 Sep 2015
“Amazing ”
17 Mar 2015
“Awesome Cajun Food!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2560 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90291-5043
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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

What a treat! Such nice people and food is great! Free samples and good salad. Spicey food and sugar free sweet tea. Will come back.

Thank dolldetails
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015

I can't wait to welcome you back! From the sweet tea to the salad, I'm glad you felt so welcomed here. Again, welcome to the Uncle Darrow's family. All the best, Norwood, CEO and President

Reviewed 17 March 2015

I had a chance to go to New Orleans for a week last year and fell in love with the food. Now that I am back home, I have been on a quest for authentic Cajun food and I have found it at Uncle Darrow's....More

Thank Jason M
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2015

A trip to NOLA will do that to you, Jason! Glad to see you came back a fan of that southern cuisine, and even more thrilled that you enjoyed our take on it. Sounds like you really explored the menu, but I'm looking forward to...More

Reviewed 13 December 2014

If I had to pick one under the radar place as one my favorites in LA, it would be Uncle Darrow's. I've been four or five times now and have never been let down. Their food is outstanding and every dish I've tried has been...More

Thank Shrubbo
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2014

It's always tough when you come with a craving, but then taste something delicious. Life's hard choices. Seriously though, I'm so happy that you've enjoyed everything you've tried. Next time you're in, you'll have to give that banana pudding a try! Perfect way to cap...More

Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

First time having Cajun style food and it was great. Especially enjoyed the fried fish tacos with Alligator Sweat, which tasted like Ranch dressing and hot chili sauce combined - really good on the tacos. Modest prices and good service..More

Thank irtorres
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2014

So glad we could give you a proper introduction into the world of Cajun cuisine! There's no going back now, especially since you've enjoyed Alligator Sweat. You'll have to come back and try some of our more traditional Louisiana fair! 'Til then, Norwood, CEO and...More

Reviewed 7 September 2014

Uncle Darrow's, Is like a quick trip to New Orleans and famous for the PO Boys. love the sweet tea & Shrimp tacos are Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmie.More

Thank YvetteSexy
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2014

You couldn't pay me a nicer compliment, Yvette! I've always wanted to take people on a quick trip to the south with our cuisine and our service, and I'm thrilled that we were able to do that for you. Make sure you come on back...More

Reviewed 22 August 2014

I was really looking forward to eating here and I am so disappointed to say I didn't like the food. We were there close to closing time during what looked like a very slow day, so maybe that was a factor. The place has harsh...More

Thank SeaJenniTravel
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

Ah man, that's really not the way we want to be thought of! I'm sincerely sorry to hear that we disappointed you with a pretty unmemorable experience. It sounds like this was your first time over here. Do you think you'd be up for letting...More

Reviewed 23 May 2014

While staying in Marina Del Rey my wife wanted some Southern Fried Catfish so I pulled out my laptop and did a search, all creditable reviews said go to Uncle Darrow's. The establishment is in a modest part of Marina Del Rey which you may...More

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Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

Wow! What a humbling recommendation. Thanks so much for giving us the chance to help you solve the Fried Chicken Conundrum of 2014. It was truly a pleasure! Until next time, Norwood

Reviewed 24 April 2014

Very flavorful creole food made with high quality ingredients. Norwood's hospitality was exceptional. I still think about my meal here with a smile.

1  Thank Thea W
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

I'm not lying when I say your recommendation made my day! Thanks for coming to see us when you were in town, and thanks for following up with such a thoughtful review. Hope to see you again sometime! 'Til then, Norwood

Reviewed 6 March 2014

OMG... Good food, This is the only place I will eat Gumbo out at a restaurant. It feels like home when you are there . You meet no strangers at Uncle Darrows. Such a warm and friendly enviroment. looking forward to my next meal there....More

Thank Carolyn J
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

We're looking forward to your next meal here too, Carolyn! Reading that you feel so at home at Uncle Darrow's absolutely made my day. We're happy to have you as part of the family! See you soon, Norwood, CEO and President

Reviewed 31 December 2013

I love this place. The owner, Norwood, is a friendly, welcoming man who is justifiably proud of the authenticity of his food. The oyster po boy--to which I like to add fresh-squeezed lemon--reminds me of my French Quarter days. The beignets--well, I remember them as...More

Thank Drthmedarb
Norwood C, Owner at Uncle Darrow's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2014

I'm thrilled to hear that eating at Uncle Darrow's reminds you of your French Quarter days! Reading that someone who knows true Louisiana cookin' is so impressed with ours is music to my ears. Don't be a stranger! Until next time, Norwood

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2560 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90291-5043
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: +1 310-306-4862
Uncle Darrow's is the best Cajun / Creole eatery west of the Bayou! We offer great cuisine with the phenomenal taste of fresh and healthy eating.
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