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10 Great Spots For Cajun Meats in New Orleans

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While a trip to Breaux Bridge, Lafayette, or Scott to sample the various excellent meats of Cajun country is always a fun (and delicious) time, sometimes you want to experience the country flavors at home in the city.

Behold, ten establishments that can satisfy that meaty, spicy, Cajun itch.


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Cochon Butcher

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Cochon Butcher provides cracklins, andouille, boudin, tasso, and head cheese - both for sale and included in their sandwiches and bar food.
Donald Link's flagship restaurant opened to bring the tradition of "boucherie" to New Orleans. Enjoy Cajun staples like fried boudin with pickled peppers, louisiana cochon with turnips, cabbage, pickled peaches & cracklins, and crispy pig’s feet with cane syrup mustard glaze.

Toups Meatery

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Toups Meatery is dedicated to bringing its guests the full Louisiana meat experience with specialties like boudin balls, hogshead cheese, cracklins, and housemade sausage made every day, just like they do it out in Cajun country.

Boucherie

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Boucherie takes its name from the southwest Louisiana tradition of the community butchering of the hog. Longtime menu favorites like the boudin balls and the pulled pork cake pay homage to that tradition.

Crescent Pie & Sausage Company

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Chef Bart Bell brings his boudin and sausage making skills to Mid City, with hot sausage, Creole chaurice, and meat pies also on the menu.

Gourmet Butcher Block

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An Eater reader calls their pork boudin "the closest thing to the real Cajun Country Lafayette boudin in NOLA."

Cleaver & Co.

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Stop by Cleaver & Co. for fresh hot cracklins on the weekend, and boudin, chaurice, tasso, and hogshead cheese all week long to bring home to make your own Cajun feast at home.

Dante's Kitchen

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Dante's Boudin Rouge dish is served with housemade sauerkraut, bacon, and fingerling potatoes.

Kingfish

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Smoked Rabbit Gumbo, grilled rabbit with housemade hogs head cheese, pork/duck/chicken cracklins, alligator wings, and a sausage wonton are just some of the myriad Cajun specialties chef Greg Sonnier dreams up at his Quarter haunt.
Sobou provides a fresh take on the traditional boudin balls, cracklin, and alligator corndogs.

Cochon Butcher

Cochon Butcher provides cracklins, andouille, boudin, tasso, and head cheese - both for sale and included in their sandwiches and bar food.

Cochon

Donald Link's flagship restaurant opened to bring the tradition of "boucherie" to New Orleans. Enjoy Cajun staples like fried boudin with pickled peppers, louisiana cochon with turnips, cabbage, pickled peaches & cracklins, and crispy pig’s feet with cane syrup mustard glaze.

Toups Meatery

Toups Meatery is dedicated to bringing its guests the full Louisiana meat experience with specialties like boudin balls, hogshead cheese, cracklins, and housemade sausage made every day, just like they do it out in Cajun country.

Boucherie

Boucherie takes its name from the southwest Louisiana tradition of the community butchering of the hog. Longtime menu favorites like the boudin balls and the pulled pork cake pay homage to that tradition.

Crescent Pie & Sausage Company

Chef Bart Bell brings his boudin and sausage making skills to Mid City, with hot sausage, Creole chaurice, and meat pies also on the menu.

Gourmet Butcher Block

An Eater reader calls their pork boudin "the closest thing to the real Cajun Country Lafayette boudin in NOLA."

Cleaver & Co.

Stop by Cleaver & Co. for fresh hot cracklins on the weekend, and boudin, chaurice, tasso, and hogshead cheese all week long to bring home to make your own Cajun feast at home.

Dante's Kitchen

Dante's Boudin Rouge dish is served with housemade sauerkraut, bacon, and fingerling potatoes.

Kingfish

Smoked Rabbit Gumbo, grilled rabbit with housemade hogs head cheese, pork/duck/chicken cracklins, alligator wings, and a sausage wonton are just some of the myriad Cajun specialties chef Greg Sonnier dreams up at his Quarter haunt.

SoBou

Sobou provides a fresh take on the traditional boudin balls, cracklin, and alligator corndogs.

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