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About Acadiana

Acadiana offers the flavors, culture and the warmth of the seductive southern region. They offer the perfect balance of the old and new...taking advantage of the rich bounty found in the Mississippi Delta, Bayous and the Gulf of Mexico.

901 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Creole / Cajun / Southern, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm Sunday Brunch 11:00am-3:00pm and Sunday Supper 5:00pm-9:00pm.

Cross Street:
k street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 408-8848

Website:
http://www.acadianarestaurant.com/acadiana.html

Parking Details:
Valet parking begins at 5:30pm every evening of business as well as Sunday afternoon beginning at 11:00am, up until the close of the restaurant. Valet Price is $10 per car. Valet is located at the intersection of 9th & K Streets (due to one-way streets guests must approach from 9th Street heading south then turn right onto K Street)

Public Transit:
Closest Metro is Gallery Place Chinatown on the Yellow, Green and Red Lines. Washington Circulator bus stops directly in front of restaurant on the New York Avenue Side.

Executive Chef:
Jeff Tunks/Brant Tesky

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
They offer one private room accommodating 100 or two rooms accommodating 60 and 40. They also have semi-private space for events up to 15 guests.

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Private Dining

For all your private entertaining, the light and elegant interior of Acadiana has a variety of flexible options. We have two private dining rooms that combined, can accommodate up to 175. Custom 3-4 course menus begin at $40/person. An array of passed hors d’oeuvres is also available.

Acadiana Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (73)
Business Meals (54)
Special Occasion (50)
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Fit for Foodies (48)
Creative Cuisine (41)
Comfort Food (39)
Good for Anniversaries (37)
Romantic (37)
Good for Birthdays (35)
Casual (34)
Great for Lunch (33)
Good for Groups (31)
Authentic (31)
Great for Brunch (30)
Quiet Conversation (29)
Pre/post Theatre (25)
Sunday Lunch (25)
Neighborhood Gem (23)
Worth the Drive (22)
Bar Seating (20)
Cozy (20)
Fun (18)
Notable Wine List (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Spicy (15)
Happy Hour (14)
Live Music (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (12)
Hot Spot (11)
People Watching (10)
Seasonal (10)
Tasting Menu (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Disabled Access (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Great Beer (4)
Healthy (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Sports (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Organic (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

I was disappointed that their online menu was not what was available. I was so eager for Jambalaya by authentic chefs. It was not a menu option when I arrived. The food was good but not amazing. Loud and crowded environment. Dessert was equisite...I recommend the bread pudding.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

Being from Louisiana, I can be picky about restaurants saying they serve Louisiana food. Everything we got was delicious: gumbo, duck, veal, grits. I can’t wait to go back. Service was great too. Our waiter was great about making recommendations.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 3 days ago

I visit DC about three or four times a year and always try to squeeze in a dinner at Acadiana! I love the NOLA barbecue shrimp, the bourbon and wine selections! This time didn’t disappoint. I’ll be back next time because I’ll get to DC again before I get to NOLA!

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 4 days ago

This is a wonderful restaurant for a special occasion. The wait staff is excellent, the food is delicious, and they always acknowledge the special occasion.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Food was amazing and Alice was great, she had the best recommendations and was super professional!

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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

I've eaten here several times, always a treat. Great service and top notch Cajun/Creole. Gumbo is consistently a good starter. Any of the main dishes are winners. My favorite is the expertly blackened Redfish.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Special recognition to our host/waiter. He did an outstanding job!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent food as always. Definitely a staple in downtown DC!

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Coffee, Spicy, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Great time with a friend, comfortable booth, elegant dining room without being too fancy or stuffy, attentive and helpful and timely service from a nice and informed server. Great bourbon/rye list for me, and my friend was pleased with the by-the-glass wine selections. Delicious oysters and amazing crab cakes. Back again sometime, for sure.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 7, 2017

The food is always good--shrimp and grits got rave reviews

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The overall meal was delightful as always, however the server that tended my table was regretful. Her performance and cameo appearances at my table made me question my choice of venue for the evening.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Convenient to my hotel and decided to give it a try. Excellent authentic food made me feel like I was in the heart of the French Quarter. Food was well-seasoned, but not spicy hot. Wines were limited to California and France, but nice selections.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Very enjoyable Cajun food. Place to go if like that type of cuisine.

Tags: Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

My first time was thoroughly enjoyable. The service is excellent and the food was quite tasty.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Live Sports, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Good quality and tasty food. I spent my Summers in Natchitoches, LA so it was nice to see the meatpies on their menu. The ambiance is fantastic. The duck is more than filling. The crab cakes are on the small side but slightly tall and full of meat. Your sides are just enough to make you want to order extra. All in all it was a wonderful experience.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The area was very nice. Unfortunately, the food was not up to the price charged.

Tags: People Watching
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I always enjoy dining here. The crab and corn chowder is amazing but this time I tried the charbroiled oysters and they were phenomenal.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Live Music
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 3, 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants in DC!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Better than ever. Excellent Cobia special and swordfish entree.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

This restaurant served the best and most creative Cajun food that I've had north of New Orleans.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Our business dinner at Acadiana was perfect. Everyone loved the food, service and ambiance. There were so many different choices and even those who went out of their comfort zone were pleasantly surprised. Great choice overall!

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

I enjoyed the Shrimp and grits. It was delicious!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Food was good not great. Poboy was low volume of seafood on a bland roll

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

A fine dining cajun food experience. The service was attentive, professional, and friendly. The raw oysters were plump, sweet and very fresh. Devilled eggs creative and delicious. Main course orders were Blue Catfish, Shrimp and Grits, and Ravioli. All were unique and excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

We went here for the jazz brunch for my mother in law's 80th birthday. She is disabled and in a wheelchair - and the staff was so thoughtful about not only how to seat us so she was comfortable, but also so that others had a clear path around her. They very much went out of their way to help us celebrate, and it was a wonderful experience. The food, needless to say, was excellent! The prix fixe brunch menu is a great value for money as well as being delicious. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Live Music, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wonderful as usual!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Acadiana serves creative, upscale Cajun food. They start with high quality (local, organic, etc) ingredients and elevate them to haute cuisine without getting "too fancy". Chicken andouile gumbo was thick, with large amounts of meat and nicely spiced, in a perfect dark roux. Maryland Crabcakes over a creamed corn macque-choux were nicely seared with little filler. There were nice chunks of slab bacon in the macque-choux, which was subtly sweetened. Too many good choices, and too full for dessert, so will have to return!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (Sinaloa)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Sweet potato creme brule outstanding

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My son and I wanted a quiet afternoon brunch. The food , ambiance and service were all GREAT!!!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Tea, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great food and great vibe!

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 (Mobile)·Dined on October 19, 2017

This was our second visit to Acadiana. Like our first visit, we had a great overall experience. The food and service were outstanding. Acadiana is now on our list of places to eat when we visit the DC area.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 19, 2017

I have dined at many New Orleans fine dining restaurants and Acadiana provides a very similar culinary experience. The prices are reasonable and the quality of the food is top-notch. I loved my turtle soup and duck. Highly recommend.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Hair in our crabcake, stale biscuits, and order wrong. Used to be a great place to have Sunday brunch but has gone downhill. I've been eating there for years but I will not go back.

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·Dined on October 13, 2017

The duck was the best I have ever eaten. Delicious meal for 4 with an excellent waiter.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Delicious and unusual dishes, excellent service and very pleasant ambience.

Tags: Fun, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I love coming to Acadiana each time I visit DC for business. The food is delicious especially their fried green tomatoe and their gombo. Excellent Southern restaurant.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 11, 2017

This was a business meeting. The host was very accommodating; server very professional and food/ wine very good. Thx much, george

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Came out tonight for my boyfriend’s birthday. He had a great time and the food and drinks were great! Definitely coming back!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Excellent char-grilled oyster appetizer! Great Po’Boy sandwiches

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Tasty and savory entrees. Superb service...a bit too prompt in cleaning the table after each course. Was disappointed on “best crab cakes”in the DC area. Ours had lots of tiny shell-like fragments making it necessary to be very careful while eating them.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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