Welcome to

The Grapevine Cafe!
We invite you to experience Grapevine Cafe & Gallery's award winning cuisine, a unique blend of Cajun, Creole and African traditions.
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About

Our Restaurant
Attracting destination diners from New Orleans, Baton Rouge and beyond, we invite you to experience The Grapevine Cafe. Earning rave reviews from visitors, food writers and our ever-important, locals for its authentic South Louisiana cuisine, Imagine the casual atmosphere of a beautifully restored 1920's building and to that, add the picture of rotating collections of colorful works of area artists and the sounds of local musicians. Join us Tuesdays and Wednesdays 5:30-8:30 for our steak special for only $21.95.

Your Taste of

-Donaldsonville-
Grapevine Cafe' and Gallery opened its doors in February 2001 in a 1920's two story commercial building in historic downtown Donaldsonville. The concept of Grapevine Cafe' and Gallery is to provide authentic Louisiana Creole and Cajun cooking in a comfortable art gallery atmosphere. Donaldsonville, the first capital of Louisiana is a rivertown rich in history with the largest concentration of historic homes and buildings outside of New Orleans.

Crab Claws

$13
Sauteed with scampi butter
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Fried Green Tomatoes

$13
Topped with crabmeat and remoulade sauce
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Crabcakes

$12
2 fried or grilled cakes served with roasted garlic aoli (topped with crabmeat au gratin - $14)
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Firecracker Shrimp

$11
Jumbo shrimp grilled with onions and sweet peppers with a zesty sweet and sour glaze
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Spicy Pecan Shrimp

$11
Fried Shrimp tossed in a horseradish aoli sauce with spicy praline pecans
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Shrimp Grapevine

$11
Broiled in olive oil, garlic and a touch of italian spices, topped with bread crumbs and grated pecorino romano cheese
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Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms

$10
Baked in olive oil and white wine
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Crawfish Cornbread

$9
Our signature cornbread sauced with crawfish etouffee
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Portabella Mushroom Fries

$9
Sliced portabella mushrooms, fried and served with roasted garlic aoli
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Eggplant Wheels

$8
2 eggplant medallions fried golden brown and topped with crawfish or shrimp etouffee, crabmeat au gratin, or smothered onions and mushrooms
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Crawfish Stuffed Chicken Breast

$17
Crawfish stuffing grilled or fried chicken breasts. Topped with Crawfish Ettoufee
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Crabmeat Stuffed Chicken Breast

$17
Crabmeat stuffing grilled or fried chicken breasts. Topped with crabmeat au gratin
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Spinach and Andouille Stuffed Chicken Breast

$16
2 Spinach and andouille stuffing between grilled chicken breasts. Topped with lemon butter sauce
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Chicken Breasts

$15
Two chicken breasts grilled or fried and topped with smothered onions and mushrooms or lemon butter sauce
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Pork Tenderloin Ribeye

$19
Grilled and topped with bourdon pepper jelly glaze, fig or blackberry preserves
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Hamburger Steak

$18
Topped with smothered onions, mushrooms and brown gravy (20 min. cook time)
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Filet Mignon

$30
8 ounce choice center cut filet -plain or peppercorn encrusted. Topped with melted butter
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Ribeye

$28
14 ounce choice ribeye -plain or peppercorn encrusted. Topped with melted butter
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Crab and Shrimp Corn Bisque

$*
*Cup/$6.00, Bowl/$12
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Turtle Soup

$*
*Cup/$6.00, Bowl/$12
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Hen and Andouille Gumbo

$*
Served with rice and potato salad. *Cup/$6.00, Bowl/$12
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Shrimp, Crab & Okra Gumbo

$*
Served with rice and potato salad. *Cup/$6.00, Bowl/$12
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Chicken Breast Salad

$12
grilled or fried
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Shrimp Salad

$14
grilled or fried
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Ahi Tuna Steak Salad

$15
6 oz. tuna steak
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Pasta Grapevine: Grilled or Fried Chicken Breast Strips

$15
Rotini noodles tossed in our house-made vinaigrette dressing and topped with grilled vegetables and shredded parmesan cheese
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Pasta Grapevine: Grilled or Fried Shrimp

$15
Rotini noodles tossed in our house-made vinaigrette dressing and topped with grilled vegetables and shredded parmesan cheese
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Pasta Grapevine: Grilled or Fried Crawfish Tails

$16
Rotini noodles tossed in our house-made vinaigrette dressing and topped with grilled vegetables and shredded parmesan cheese
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Creole Surf and Turf Pasta

$17
Shrimp and tasso tossed in a cream sauce and served over linguine. Served with house salad
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Parmesan Chicken

17
2 grilled chicken breasts broiled, served on a bed of angle hair pasta set in our signature red sauce. Served with house salad
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Crabcake Dinner

$22
Three grilled of fried crab cakes topped with garlic aoli or crabmeat au gratin sauce
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Crabmeat Stuffed Redfish

$22
Crabmeat stuffing between grilled fish fillets. Topped with one of our sauces listed above
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Crabmeat Stuffed Portabella Mushroom with Grilled Shrimp

$22
Large Portabella mushroom cap, grilled with crabmeat stuffing and topped with jumbo shrimp and lemon butter sauce
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Crabmeat Stuffed Eggplant Wheels

$18
Topped with crabmeat au gratin or crawfish etouffee ($18), Served over angel hair pasta in our signature red sauce ($18), Served over angel hair with crabmeat au gratin sauce ($21)
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Crawfish Bisque

$18
Delicious stuffed crawfish heads in bisque sauce, served with rice and potato salad
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Catfish, Crawfish or Shrimp Half and Half

$18
Half etoufee, half fried, served with rice and potato salad
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Crawfish Cornbread topped with Southern Fried or Grilled Fish Filet

$19
A slice of our signature cornbread topped with grilled or fried grilled fish and sauced with crawfish etoufee
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Crawfish Cornbread

$9
Our signature cornbread sauced with crawfish etouffee
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Southern Fried or Grilled Fish Fillet

$15
Grilled or fried and topped with one of our sauces listed above
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Grilled or Blackened Redfish

$20
Topped with one of our sauces listed above
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Pecan Encrusted Redfish

$20
Topped with lemon butter sauce
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Spinach and Andouille Stuffed Redfish

$21
Spinach and andouille stuffing between grilled fish fillets. Topped with lemon butter sauce
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Ahi Tuna Steak

$21
8 ounce fillet, served plain or blackened and topped with one of our sauces listed above or with our parmesan herb crust with lemon butter sauce
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French Bread

$1
$1.00 per loaf
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Extra Sauce

$3
Crawfish or Shrimp Etouffee, Crabmeat au Gratin, Smothered Onions and Mushrooms, Lemon Butter or Roasted Garlic
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Lump Crabmeat

$10

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Potato Salad

$2

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Roughed Mashed Potatoes

$2

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Vegetable du Jour

$3

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Grilled Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Peppers and Onion

$3

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Dinner Salad

$4

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Prosecco Sparkling Wine

$7.50

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Coppola Chardonnay

$7.50

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Coppola Sauvignon Blanc

$7.50

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Coppola St. Michelle Riesling

$7.75

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Cupcake Moscato

$7.50

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Sycamore Lane White Zinfandel

$6.00

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Red Diamond Merlot

$8.95

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Coppola Pinot Noir

$8.95

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14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon

$8.50

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Budweiser

$3.00

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Bud Light

$3.00

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Miller Light

$3.00

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Coors Light

$3.00

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Abita Amber

$3.50

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Abita Turbodog

$3.50

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O'Doul's

$2.50

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Corona

$3.50

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Michelob Ultra

$3.50

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Blue Moon

$3.50

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Heineken

$3.50

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Canebrake

$3.75

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Cake Batter Martini

$9
Three Olives Cake Vodka, Creme de Cacao, Kahula Vanilla and Cream
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Pomegranate Martini

$9
Roses pomegranate liquor and Absolut Vanilla
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Lemon Drop Martini

$9

Appletini

$9
Roses apple liquor and Absolut Vanilla
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The Chocolate Martini

$9
Absolut Vanilla, Creme de Cacao, Kahlua and cream
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Prosecco Sparkling Wine

$7.50

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Iced Tea

$2.00

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Raspberry Iced Tea

$2.25

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Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

$2.50

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Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Dr. Pepper & Root Beer

$2.00

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Orange, Cranberry & Pineapple

$1.75

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Bottled Water

$2.00

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Pellegrino Sparkling Water

$1.75

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Hot Chocolate

$2.50

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Hot Tea

$1.50
Black and Herbal
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Community Coffee

$2.00
Reg or decaf
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Award Winning White Chocolate Bread Pudding

$6
Served warm and topped with white chocolate sauce
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Dark Chocolate Brownie a la Mode

$6
Served warm and topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and chocolate drizzle
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Cheesecake

$6
Served cold, plain or topped with strawberries or warm pecan praline sauce
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Chocolate Pecan Pie

$6
Served warm and topped with whipped cream
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Lemon Ice Box Pie

$5
Served cold with whipped cream
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Ice Cream

$3
2 scoops of vanilla or chocolate
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-RESERVATIONS-

Reservations Recommended. Walk-in's Welcomed.

Contacts

For Questions, Comments, Directions or Reservations, give us a call!

(225) 473-8463