Open Hours: Dinner: 5p-10p M-Th, 5a-11p F-Sa. Bar hours: 4:30p-12:30a M-Th and Sa, 4:30p-1:30a F
One of the most delicious and most entertaining restaurants in town, at Cajuns you can come for the food and stay for the fun. Newly renovated, this ... More
Anderson's Cajun's Wharf
One of the most delicious and most entertaining restaurants in town, at Cajuns you can come for the food and stay for the fun. Newly renovated, this seafood phenomenon overlooking the Arkansas River has it all, fabulous food, live music and a stunning sunset view from the deck. For appetizers, try the Oysters Bienville or Rockefeller, or be adventurous and try the fried crawfish tails with an irresistible horseradish sauce. The filet and Maine lobster is a showy entree, filled with Bienville sauce and topped with grilled asparagus. The wine list includes an impressive 15 house varieties.
We were stuck in the back room without music and air. The food and drinks took forever. The presentation of the food was awful. The amount of food for the price was a disgrace. Then we went to the bar for some entertainment, the cover charge was not supposed to start till 9:OO P.M.according to the magazine we picked up in the foyer of Cajuns Wharf, We got to the bar at 8:50 P.M and we had to pay the cover charge anyway. Our party of 8 just spent at least $ 500.00 and we still had to spend another $40.00 for music. We paid so we could finish our evening with music and friends. I called the Manager the next day. I think her name was Stacy. She was not very apologetic and told me that the time was changed. Not once did I hear from that manager that she was sorry. She told me that the paper was not owned by Cajun's Wharf(pretty dumb thing to say). This is not how you run any business. I am a small business owner myself in Little Rock. I am apalled at the reaction from that Manager.I have Managed several Bars in Chicago and I would never have treated any of my clients this way.
This was the most gorgeous restaraunt ever. My companion and I arrived early one evening as the sun was going down. The sky was gray and misty, and the view was spectacular. You don't feel like you're overlooking the water; you feel like you're actually in it. Even though the restaraunt was relatively crowded, we still had a fairly private table, and we didn't feel like we had an audience while dining. Our waiter was extremely polite, and knowledgable about the wine selection. For two adults, our appetizers, entrees, and drinks only ran to about $35, and we tipped our waiter generously.
I highly reccommend Cajun Wharf to anyone who wants a quality dining experience.
As a first-time visitor to Little Rock, I was told by locals and other tourists alike that I HAD to eat here. So, I did. But it was not delicious. At all. In Cajun's' defense, the restaurant is beautiful. It has a lovely, warm feeling, overlooking the river. But the food fell flat. I tried the gumbo to start and it was absolutely flavorless. I had to add salt to it and still, no flavor. After a dissapointing "cajun" house salad that consisted of limp lettuce greens, pine nuts and some flavorless white cheese (supposedly fetta) I had enough. I did, however, decide to see if dessert would save the day. It did. The white chocolate bread pudding with whisky sauce was mouth-watering. Bottom line: Eat dinner somewhere else and drop by Cajun's for the dessert and ambiance.
Anderson's Cajun's Wharf. It's a chain. Ever heard of the Bubba Gumps seafood chain. This is the same
sort of thing. The TGIFriday's of fish. That being said
the food is not bad. It's not great either. The ambiance,
well, they try to make you feel like your at a 'Wharf'
so don't go there for an intimate dinner. There's a bar,
bands it's by the river. There are alot of events/office parties and the like. It is what it is.
I was pointed down to Cajun's Wharf by a local here in Little Rock and I am so glad that I found this somewhat off-the-path location. The directions I was given on how to get there were not quite accurate or easy to folow, and I barely spotted their blue neon sign in the dark, but I did and found it nestled back behind several other buildings right on the Arkansas river. Entering the rustic building I was greeted by a friendly and upbeat host who immediatley escorted me through the large dining room, past several large fish tanks with lively and intersting fish dancing around, to a table by the window overlooking the river. But enough about location, on to dinner!
Cajun's house salad (mixed greens, pine nuts, purple onions and feta cheese with their dijon mustard vinaigarette dressing) was excellent, though I personally found the dressing to be slightly on the oily side, it was still a perfect fit for the rest of the salad.
Cedar plank salmon - A generous Salmon filet prepared and served on a cedar plank infusing a wonderful smoked cedar aroma and flavor to the fish. Served with their homemade cajun mashed potatoes, a flavorful blend of horseraddish and jack cheese mashed in with the potatoes. The mixed vegetables were just as tasty as the rest of the dinner. Their honey butter and bread are also noteworthy.
My server, Jennifer, was very cheerful, helpful, prompt and attentive to making sure my meal was satisfactory.
I highly reccomend this venue for your next visit to Little Rock, AR.
Oh, and value. All of this and an iced tea for around $25 excluding gratuity left me fully satisfied and
I think the food is very good, better than Red Lobster, but because it is so expensive we don't go more often. The wait staff has improved a lot. I absolutely love the Oysters Bienville and if anyone out there knows the recipe I would love to have it.
I had heard all about Cajun's Wharf being a great restuarant with great food, so I had to visit for myself. When we arrived, we were seating quite promptly. I supposed Riverfest being down the street had a lot to do with business being slow. Our waiter was great, very attentive. The menu selection was very acceptable. The food was 50/50. My Boston Casserole was great and a friend's catfish and chips was great too. But the salmon on a plank wasn't so unique afterall. Also, there are very little selections for vegetarians. My other friend had to settle for a house salad that was good, but nothing spectacular. The bill wasn't so terrible as long as you order within reason. All around, a good restuarant and I would go back.
My husband (a seafood enthusiast) and I dined there this year for my birthday and we are planning a trip back for our anniversary!Someone said it was the same as Red Lobster?? Nothing of the sort, the food is wonderful and tastes authentic, not like the fast-food you eat at Red Lobster. The price is definitely hefty and we will only be dining there for special occasions. The price is steep, but the place is not fancy, so I'm sure that's why families eat there. We are much closer to Memphis, but the drive is well worth the excellent food and our service was prompt and courteous.
I'm still trying to replicate the delicious crab cakes we ate!!
This was an amazing place a few years ago. Wasn't called "Andersons" but just "Cajun's Wharf" then. We had a very romantic summer evening with a huge harvest moon, low, glistening off the river. The peeled shrimp were awesome as was just about everything else. No rug rats running around then. I hope that hasn't changed. A fine restaurant is NO PLACE for small children. Anyway I have nothing but fond memories.
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