DON'T FORGET TO SAVE YOUR TRIP. CLICK HERE.

4.5
14 votes

Chez Jacqueline Restaurant

114 East Bridge Street, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517 USA

  • Wifi

“ladling up bowls of gumbo unlike any other”

In the heart of Acadiana, French national Jacqueline Salser ladles up bowls of gumbo that bear almost no resemblance to any other dish in the area of the same name. A  light butter roux. No trinity. No sausage. Scallops. Yet hers is a gumbo through and through, and not in the least because of the spirit in which she cooks it. Jacqueline moved to Breaux Bridge in 1989 not because of the Cajun food, which is too spicy for her taste, but because of “the people, the kindness.” In 2003 she opened Chez Jacqueline, “a little restaurant,” where alongside some regional specialties she serves French dishes in the style her parents once cooked at the French country restaurant about 20 miles from Paris in which they raised her. Like her parents’ place, Chez Jacqueline is family-owned-and-operated. Her husband and daughter work there, and her granddaughter loves to help her cook. A few times a year she offers a traditional French bouillabaisse, which, contrary to popular consensus in many Louisiana historical texts, Jacqueline says is “completely foreign from gumbo.”

Read More >
Add Review
Thanks!
Your Rating
1
2
3
4
5

Be the first to add a review to the Chez Jacqueline Restaurant.

Chez Jacqueline Restaurant

114 East Bridge Street
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
70517 USA

Hours not available

Is there a problem with this listing? Let us know.

  • Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking

Nearby Hotels

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Lafayette, Louisiana
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Lafayette, Louisiana
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
FastBook

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

23061