Savor the Flavor of Southeast Texas
Eat your way through Southeast Texas on the Cajun Food Trail, savoring gumbo, etouffee, crawfish, BBQ crab, and other regional delicacies. With this FREE mobile passport program, you'll get a taste of the area while being rewarded for dining at a wide range of local restaurants.
On the border between Louisiana and the Lone Star State, Beaumont's culinary scene boasts a tantalizing blend of Creole, Gulf Coast, and Texiana influences with Cajun dishes in Texas-sized portions that are completely unique to the south.
Prizes will be awarded for the number of check-ins you do, so pack your appetite and stretchy pants. Make it a road trip or weekend getaway and earn fun swag like t-shirts, and local spice blends to bring a taste of Beaumont home with you. Here is how you can earn prizes:
-5 check-ins wins a local TexJoy Spice and a Beaumont Sticker
-10 check-ins wins a T-shirt
-15 check-ins wins an Arctic Insulated Mug
-Check-in to 20+ locations to be entered into a grand prize drawing at the end of the year. The person with the MOST check-ins will be crowned King or Queen of the Cajun Trail!
Don't forget to brag for swag! Share your pics and bites with the hashtags #EATBMT and #VisitBeaumontTX for the chance to earn even more prizes.
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Beaumont Cajun Food Trail
- Mobile exclusive
- Instantly delivered via text and email
- No apps to download
- Enjoy the best Cajun Food in Beaumont and earn prizes!
How this Pass Works
Step 1 - Get Your Pass
This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated Cajun restaurants where you can earn prizes just for visiting by checking in.
Step 2 - Receive Text
Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.
Step 3 - Check-In
Click check-in when visiting a participating spot. You must be within .25-miles of the restaurant to check-in.
See locations on an interactive map.
Floyd’s Cajun Seafood & Texas Steakhouse
A great tradition from Louisiana to Texas, Floyd's leaves an impression on your palette with seventy-plus years of Cajun expertise. The Gulf Coast heavily influences the concept and food with everything from the décor and ambiance to the cuisine and attitude playful and fun. Famous for their blackened, grilled, and fried fish, top it with a Cajun sauce like Pontchartrain or etouffee for extra flavor. Don't miss LagniAppetizers like Cajun ceviche, seafood fondue, or oysters from the raw bar. Their gumbo is also some of the best around, with two dedicated chefs pumping out gallons each day.Show more
Jingo Cajun Eatery
For those with pure seafood indulgence in mind, Jingo is a family-owned and family-friendly restaurant specializing in boiled and grilled platters. Their addictive garlic butter sauce is perfect on crawfish, shrimp, lobster, and crab you order by the pound.
Krazy Kajun Seafood
A casual Asian-Cajun joint, Krazy Kajun is known for its salt and pepper shrimp, fried catfish, and crawfish tails. A great quick grab and go stop, make it a combo with fried rice and hush puppies.
Pine Tree Lodge
After much anticipation, Pine Tree Lodge is back and better than ever after a three-year rebuild post-hurricane Harvey. The enormous indoor-outdoor space is located on Taylor's Bayou banks and serves Cajun favorites like their famous fried catfish, boudin balls, and pistolettes. Throughout the summer, area musicians perform on the covered patio while you watch alligators and turtles swim by.Show more
Ralph & Kacoo's
A Southern staple founded on the Mississippi River way back in 1969, Ralph and Kacoo's has been voted "The Best Cajun Seafood in Louisiana" and listed in "Top 100 Places to dine in America." Serving up Cajun classics, it's the perfect place to dine on everything from po-boys to seafood platters to oysters and etouffee.
Rock'n Crab Seafood Boil & Bar
Seafood lovers rejoice because Rock'n Crab is your jam. Picture the seafood shack of your dreams -- but massive. Nets and boats hang from the ceiling, and a variety of market-priced boils, platters, and fried fish with big flavors and hot, hot heat.
Shā Bébé Cajun Cafe
"Sweet darling," in Cajun, if you are looking for delicious soul food cooked straight from the heart, look no further than Sha BeBe Cajun Café. From Cajun chicken and waffles to classic etouffee, expect homey, heart-warming cuisine.
The Bayou Café
A casual and colorful Cajun café, the Bayou Café is known for its gumbo, po boys, and fried seafood basket. Keep it simple with the basics!
Tia Juanita's Fish Camp
Another of Beaumont's unique fusion concepts, Tia Juanita's is wildly popular Mexi-cajun. A "fish camp" was traditionally a casual lodge for fishermen to hang out after a day on the water where they can toss one back and unwind. With a distinct New Orleans vibe and frozen drinks bigger than your head, you can't go wrong with anything on the menu, but they're primarily known for their gumbo, which you should order Louisiana-style with a side of potato salad for dipping, boudin quesadillas, and the shrimp and crab bread bowl washed down with a drink flight.Show more
A Touch Of Cajun
Famous for crawfish, boiled seafood, and BBQ, A Touch of Cajun also offers a long list of traditional southern dishes. If you adore grandma's homestyle cooking, you'll love this place. We recommend getting a seafood platter or a po boy for a taste of the bayou. Note: they have different items available for lunch and dinner.
Boil City Seafood Restaurant & Bar
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
Crazy Cajun Beaumont
Authentic Cajun straight from Louisiana, Crazy Cajun gets a daily shipment of fresh crawfish (seasonally), catfish, alligator, crabs, and shrimp and is known for their excellent etouffee and gumbo.
Bridge City's boat-in restaurant and bar, enjoy Cajun/Creole favorites and colorful cocktails overlooking the dock. Take a seat on the swings with a seafood platter or po boy and enjoy a beverage and a bite on the waterfront. There are even free boat slips.
Home to Cajun classics and fish-fry staples with a classy lounge-like feel, Judice's 1927 serves elevated 100-year-old family recipes. Try the signature BBQ crab, Gulf Coast and Bluepoint oysters, po boys, fried shrimp, or lobster rolls.
Juju's Cajun Crawfish Shak
18 years of great mudbugs and service! We serve the best boiled crawfish around!!! Come see us! Byob Family friendly environment! We love our customers!
Kajun Seafood & Wings
This casual Asian-influenced counter spot has some of the tastiest grilled seafood and salt and pepper shrimp around. it’s truly a hidden gem!
Reel Cajun Seafood Restaurant & Bar
A staple of Southeast Texas for more than 20 years, Reel Cajun is the three-time readers' choice for best crawfish with everything locally sourced and made the minute you order it. Their boiled seafood platters are a must, as are local favorites like blackened redfish and Cajun egg rolls.
Rodair Bar & Grill
We are the newest restaurant in Port Acres area! Come out and see what the talk is about. We are now serving the BEST CRAWFISH & BOILED SHRIMP! Our menu is bayou meets coast with a Cajun flare. We won't disappoint!
Sweet Basil Vietnamese Noodle House
A unique blend of Viet-cajun fusion, Sweet Basil is the place where you can pair pho with crawfish and spice up your seafood. You don't want to miss the hot mess fries, sweet sriracha shrimp, and salmon and noodles.
The Schooner Restaurant
Family-owned and operated since 1947, this Southeast Texas landmark is one of the oldest seafood and steak houses serving fresh locally caught Gulf Coast fish. Their award-winning gumbo is made with a rich, dark roux, but you can't go wrong with any of their seafood dishes. The menu is enormous and features gourmet specialties like broiled fish Pontchartrain, blackened fish Zydeco topped with Cajun cream and crawfish, and flounder topped with lump crab meat.Show more
Vautrot's Cajun Cuisine
Cajun cuisine with family recipes passed down from generation to generation, expect everything from po boys and seafood platters to frog legs and alligator bites. Push yourself out of your comfort zone and try something new!
Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux
There’s really no better way to describe the uniqueness of Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux. We start every dish from scratch and use fresh ingredients to bring our mouthwatering, Cajun cuisine to life. And whether you’re here for dinner with the family, date night, cocktails with the girls or to watch a game on the big screen, we’re always happy to share our Louisiana culture with you.Show more