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Alligator Cafe

9540 Garland Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218
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  • Tues-Wed 11am-9pm, Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10:30pm, Sun 11am-9pm, Closed Mondays
  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
A perennial winner of the Observer's "Best Cajun" honor, Alligator Café is a counter-service take on South Louisiana cuisine. The restaurant is a reliable source of boiled crawfish come mudbug season, and the popular pies tend to sell out before closing time. The East Dallas restaurant's good cheer and boudin balls have won over eaters, and the Cajun eatery also offers occasional live blues on the weekends from the likes of local luminaries.

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