Baton Rouge, LA

Lenten Restaurant Specials in Baton Rouge: Rouj Creole

M Henderson

Luckily for everyone in Baton Rouge who loves seafood, restaurants around town offer specials during Lent. In this series, we will find out about Lenten seafood specials at local establishments.
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Located at 7601 Bluebonnet Blvd., Suite 100, Rouj Creole features a fun, yet sophisticated assortment of seafood specials.


  • Salmon Mousse with mint-braised cucumbers and crostini. $16
  • Soft Shell Sliders with artichoke caponata. $20
  • Pan-Seared Scallops over a citrus corn maque choux. $18


  • Spicy Shrimp Meatballs. Jumbo shrimp and lump crab meatballs in a spicy Creole sauce, served over angel hair pasta. $29
  • Viet-Cajun Seafood Boil. Lobster, shrimp, and mussels with a lemon grass garlic butter sauce served with corn and potatoes. $42
  • Trout Meunière with mushrooms and artichokes over creamy lemon risotto. Market Price

A wide variety of seafood is available from the regular menu at lunch and dinner, including:

  • BBQ Shrimp. Gulf shrimp cooked in a New Orleans style garlic and rosemary butter sauce served over Parmesan grits. $18.50
  • Classic Char-Grilled Oysters. Topped with Parmesan, a mozzarella blend, and garlic. $20.50
  • Seafood Lasagna. Made with shrimp, crawfish, crab, garlic bechamel, arugula, and pomodoro sauce. $20.75
  • Fried Oyster Rockefeller. Crispy fried oysters, Herbsaint, creamed spinach, and lemon buerre blanc. $22

Rouj Creole is open Monday through Thursday, 11:00 am to 9:00 pm; Friday, 11:00 am to 10:00 pm; Saturday, 10:30 am to 10:00 pm; and Sunday, 10:30 am to 9:00 pm. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, from 10:30 am to 3 pm. Happy hour happens 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on Friday.

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