Phoenix Restaurant Guide

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Baby Kay's Cajun Kitchen

Since 1989, Baby Kay's Cajun Kitchen has been serving the Valley — more recently, the people of Dobson Ranch in Mesa — some decently authentic Cajun food. Think boudin balls, gumbo by the cup or bowl, and shrimp etouffee. The restaurant also offers regional sides like the red beans and rice, jambalaya, and dirty rice, a fiery combo of rice mixed with seasoned ground beef, spicy pork sausage, and veggies. And if you’re trying to keep it light, they’ve got an array of salads including the fried catfish salad, crab and shrimp salad, and the Lagniappe (Cajun for "a little something extra").
Lauren Cusimano
  • Price: $$
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Outdoor seating: Open-air patio
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Parking: Lot available
  • Extra Services: Catering
  • Takeout
  • Delivery