Dish of the Day: Nimbeaux's shrimp gumbo

by Katie Macdonald

Chockfull of succulent shrimp and fluffy white rice, Nimbeaux's shrimp gumbo is today's Dish of the Day.

Enjoy a cup of Nimbeaux's shrimp gumbo as an appetizer for $5.99, medium size bowl for $7.99 or large, $9.99, as an entrée.

During the EatLafayette promotion until Aug. 15, have a free order of French fries or home fried chips with an order of a whole poboy.

Open since July 2000, Nimbeaux's Restaurant is famous for its Cajun staples, like fried catfish, fried seafood platter, crawfish bisque and poboys. Located on 2011 W. Pinhook Road, Nimbeaux's is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Every week day during EatLafayette, the popular initiative to get more diners into locally owned restaurants, The Independent spotlights a Dish of the Day; on Wednesdays, our Dish of the Day also becomes the Dish of the Week and is published in the print edition. The campaign runs until Aug. 15.

To be eligible for the Dish of the Day feature, digital images from participating EatLafayette restaurants or their patrons must be emailed to Katie Macdonald at [email protected] or Elizabeth Rose at [email protected]. (From time to time, The Independent will also photograph some of the dishes.) When emailing please include information like any special cooking techniques used, the name of the chef or cook who prepared the dish, and whether the dish is part of an EatLafayette special. To be eligible for the Dish of the Week competition, cooks or chefs must also include the recipe and instructions on how to prepare the meal. Read more about The Independent's ongoing EatLafayette coverage¬†here.