The Bayou Southern Kitchen & Bar
610.419.6669 // http://dat-bayou.com
- Gluten Free
- Kid's Menu
- Vegan Options
- Outdoor Seating Area
- Full Bar
- Private Party Room
Comfort food that pushes creative limits while carrying the soul of southern cooking.
The Bayou drops a generous pinch of New Orleans flavor into Bethlehem. It’s not the Big Easy without a good Po’ Boy, and good things come in threes: Tempura Shrimp, Duck Confit, and Brisket Po’ Boys quench cravings for the staple sub. But this isn’t a sandwich shop: snacks like Golden Scallion Hush Puppies with spicy tomato butter and small plates like Johnny Cakes with duck confit and cilantro aioli give humble comfort food something to brag about, while unusual housemade pickles ranging from chard stems to daikon spike dishes with
Bowls of the Southern signature stew, Gumbo, deliver dreamy spoonsful of succulent shrimp and spicy andouille sausage. Meanwhile, sassafras leaves meet a mortar and pestle in the kitchen, creating a fresh file powder that thickens the stew and imparts an earthy, Creole kiss.