344 El Camino Real
San Carlos, CA 94070Neighborhood:
CreolePrice: $30 and under
- Dining Style: Casual Dining
- Website: http://www.creolabistro.com/
- Phone: 6506540882x
- Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday 11:00am - 2:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:30 - 2:30 pm
Sunday, Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
- Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
- Cuisine: Seafood, American, Creole
- Executive Chef: Edwin Caba
- Dress Code: Casual Dress
- Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
- Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
- Catering: We offer all levels of Catering. From just a quick drop off to a customized event to suite all needs.
- Private Party Facilities: Thank you for considering hosting your next event at CreoLa Bistro
Whether you are hosting a rehearsal dinner, a board meeting or celebrating your 50th wedding anniversary, CreoLa makes entertaining easy. Work with our experienced party planner to tailor each aspect of your party to your needs - for events of all types. Create custom designed place cards and select a light menu for your bridesmaids' luncheon, host clients and treat them to one of our decadent tasting menus. At CreoLa, we pamper you and your guests with unparalleled hospitality and cuisine.
- Private Party Contact: Edwin Caba 6506540882x
- Entertainment: Live music every Thursday 7-10 PM.
- Special Events: Mardi Gras Menu. Monday - Thursday, 4 Course Menu $28
A word from Creola
We hope that you will dine with us soon for an authentic New Orleans dining experience - One that goes beyond Cajun! To enhance your dining experience, we fly in the finest seafood and products available from the Louisiana Gulf Coast and Bayou Regions. We believe that it is these indigenous products that ensure the authenticity of flavors and the integrity of our Creole and Cajun Cuisine.Continued
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Creola reviews from OpenTable diners
68 reviews since May 26, 2014
- Ambiance3.7Noise LevelModerate
neighborhood gem (48)fit for foodies (39)special occasion (24)great for lunch (18)good for groups (17)romantic (16)great for brunch (10)kid-friendly (7)hot spot (4)late-night find (3)Show More
- Creola is one of my favoriteOpenTable Diner Since 2008Dined on 4/24/2008Creola is one of my favorite restaurants. The food, service and ambiance is wonderful.Special Features:
- Food was delicious. Nice toOpenTable Diner Since 2008Dined on 4/19/2008Food was delicious. Nice to know there is a restaurant that serves a special dinner like no one else and it's so close to us. We've driven by before but thought it might be too spicy for us but it wasn't!Special Features:
- We have eaten here as oftenOpenTable Diner Since 2008Dined on 4/18/2008We have eaten here as often as we can afford to do so (1-3 times per year) and have never been disappointed. We have also recommended it to our friends and will continue to do so. We were also impressed that the owner recognized us from our previous visit. We still think a cheese tray would be a nice dessert offering, but recognize that Louisiana isn't particularly known for their cheeses.Special Features:
- Great food. Not a good placeOpenTable Diner Since 2012Dined on 4/18/2008Great food. Not a good place for a diet. But New Orleans cooking has always been bad for diets.Special Features:
- Always a memorable diningOpenTable Diner Since 2005Dined on 4/15/2008Always a memorable dining experience. The blackened redfish is excellent!
- Not bad, not great, but overallOpenTable Diner Since 2002Dined on 4/15/2008Not bad, not great, but overall a decent experience. Food was ok, but over-rated from friends that have visited this place. I have been to New Orleans several times. For my friends, this has been their only Cajun experience. So for newbies, thumbs up! For the experienced Cajuns out there, there are better options in the area. For all lovers of Mint Julips, high thumbs on this place.Special Features:
- Great in everything and weKyraEVIPDined on 4/9/2008Great in everything and we keep coming back!!! A must try.Special Features:
- Excellent Cajun and SouthernOpenTable Diner Since 2008Dined on 4/7/2008Excellent Cajun and Southern food in mid-Peninsula in a warm and cozy atmosphere and at a reasonable price. If you stick with the Fixed Price menu, it's $28 for a very good 4-course meal for dinner. If you order before 6pm (Monday-Thursday), it's $22. The cocktails were very good too; we had a dirty Martini and a Cosmo. We took our own wine bottle and paid the $12 corkage fee.Special Features:
- Lovely restaurant with greatOpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 4/4/2008Lovely restaurant with great service and ambience. Music seemed a little loud at first, but after a while, we didn't notice it. Salmon portion was a bit small for the price. Food was delicious, and the beignets were just like the ones we crave from Cafe du Monde in New Orleans. We will definely go back.Special Features:
- I have spent a lot of timeOpenTable Diner Since 2007VIPDined on 4/2/2008I have spent a lot of time in NOLA and have found it truly difficult to replicate the food that is prepared there. From the top restaurants to the p'or boy shops, it seems to me that you really need to be in Louisiana to enjoy true tasty cuisine. We were seated and then asked if we wanted to move to another table...I found that odd. I usually really enjoy etoufee and this one was too rich and lacked a lot of flavor. I will say that the service was nice but I probably should have eaten elsewhere.
- The wasabi Ahi was a veryOpenTable Diner Since 2009Dined on 3/22/2008The wasabi Ahi was a very flavorful dish, but not what I would think of as Cajun. Our other 3 dishes were also very good. Wine list is unnecessarily expensive. Overall cost is in the medium-high range.Special Features:
- We enjoy eating at Creola,OpenTable Diner Since 2009Dined on 3/22/2008We enjoy eating at Creola, the food is new orleans style with a good variety of appetizers. The ambiance is new orleans bistro. They have a full bar (but not a physical one.) Service is prompt and not obtrusive. Altogether a gem of a place.Special Features:
- This has been a favorite withGinny40Dined on 3/20/2008This has been a favorite with us since it opened some 8 years ago. Featuring Creole specialties, the owner/chef is particularly outstanding both at his craft and in hospitality. Open for lunch during the week, it features 3-course offerings for $18.00. We recommend CreoLa without reservation--no pun intended!!Special Features:
- The only diappointment aboutOpenTable Diner Since 2008Dined on 3/18/2008The only diappointment about my meal, (I got the red beans n rice with smoked chicken) was that the chicken served was leg and thigh meat on the bone. I assumed it would be breast meat, if not boneless. So I felt kind of "cheated" by adding the chicken to the dish. It was "good" for what it was however. In the future, I'll ask to make sure.Special Features:
- One of our favorite localOpenTable Diner Since 2003Dined on 3/15/2008One of our favorite local restaurants. Always consistent and great food. Service was very good as well.Special Features:
- The experience at Creola isOpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 3/15/2008The experience at Creola is great! From the time you walk in the door until you are served their bread-pudding for dessert you feel like you are sitting in a bistro in Louisiana (Southern hospitality). Once you have enjoyed their food you'll be back!Special Features:
- fantastic from start to finish! ounoshoesDined on 3/14/2008fantastic from start to finish! our evening at Creola was superb, from drinks to entree to dessert - we'll definitely be back again (and again!)Special Features:
- We love Creola. The restaurantOpenTable Diner Since 2007VIPDined on 3/12/2008We love Creola. The restaurant serves a fabulous array of food choices. Creola is a personal favorite of my husbands and myself. The staff is outstanding and attentative. I recommend Creola to anyone wanting a nice evening out with excellent choices from the menu and a beautiful ambiance.Special Features:
- It was very cold with fansOpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 3/8/2008It was very cold with fans running. Our reservation was for 7:45 and we were not seated untill 8:15. Pear and blues cheese salad had no pears. Enough said.
- The food at Creola is wonderfulOpenTable Diner Since 2004Dined on 3/8/2008The food at Creola is wonderful and an authentic taste of New Orleans. The Crawfish Etoufee is spicy, but not overwhelmingly so, with wonderful flavor. The service was excellent and we were warmly greeted. I will recommend to our friends and definately visit Creola again soon - especially when I have a craving for the Big Easy! I would like to see them add Banana's Foster to the dessert menu.Special Features:
- Most authentic cajun foodOpenTable Diner Since 2006Dined on 12/19/2007Most authentic cajun food in area! I'm born & raised in Louisiana and it's nice I found a place that captures the authentic tastes from home.Special Features:
- The food was not as I rememberedOpenTable Diner Since 2007Dined on 10/23/2007The food was not as I remembered the quality to be since they used to cater for our company.
- Everytime I have been to CreolaOpenTable Diner Since 2005Dined on 6/22/2007Everytime I have been to Creola has been a treat. I always get one of the evening's specials and have never been disappointed. I've never been to New Orleans, unfortunately, but I've been told that their yummy beignets come as close as one can expect to the versions served in The Big Easy. Creola is a small, intimate dining experience, a bit off the beaten path, and totally worth it.Special Features: