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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cochon Butcher

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930 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 588-7675
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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.

2. Cochon

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930 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 588-2123
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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.

3. Toups Meatery

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Carrollton
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 252-4999
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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.

4. Boucherie

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8115 Jeannette St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 862-5514
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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.

5. Crescent Pie & Sausage Company

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4400 Banks St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 482-2426
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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.

6. Gourmet Butcher Block

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2144 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
(504) 392-5700
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An Eater reader calls their pork boudin "the closest thing to the real Cajun Country Lafayette boudin in NOLA."

7. Cleaver & Co.

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3917 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 227-3830
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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.

8. Dante's Kitchen

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736 Dante St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 861-3121
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Dante's Boudin Rouge dish is served with housemade sauerkraut, bacon, and fingerling potatoes.

9. Kingfish

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337 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 598-5005
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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.

10. SoBou

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310 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 552-4095
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Sobou provides a fresh take on the traditional boudin balls, cracklin, and alligator corndogs.

1. Cochon Butcher

930 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Cochon Butcher provides cracklins, andouille, boudin, tasso, and head cheese - both for sale and included in their sandwiches and bar food.
930 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130

2. Cochon

930 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130
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.
930 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130

3. Toups Meatery

Carrollton, New Orleans, LA 70119
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.
Carrollton
New Orleans, LA 70119

4. Boucherie

8115 Jeannette St, New Orleans, LA 70118
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.
8115 Jeannette St
New Orleans, LA 70118

5. Crescent Pie & Sausage Company

4400 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119
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.
4400 Banks St
New Orleans, LA 70119

6. Gourmet Butcher Block

2144 Belle Chasse Hwy, Terrytown, LA 70056
An Eater reader calls their pork boudin "the closest thing to the real Cajun Country Lafayette boudin in NOLA."
2144 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056

7. Cleaver & Co.

3917 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70115
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.
3917 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70115

8. Dante's Kitchen

736 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Dante's Boudin Rouge dish is served with housemade sauerkraut, bacon, and fingerling potatoes.
736 Dante St
New Orleans, LA 70118

9. Kingfish

337 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
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.
337 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130

10. SoBou

310 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Sobou provides a fresh take on the traditional boudin balls, cracklin, and alligator corndogs.
310 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130

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