890 College St., TorontoIntimate New Orleans-inspired venue for Cajun fare—think po’ boy sandwiches, oysters, crab legs and other nibbles—plus near-nightly blues- and jazz-leaning
299 King St. W., TorontoCozy Theatre District spot with exposed brick, vintage jazz art on the walls and a long bar in the back.
236 King St. E., TorontoPart tiki lounge, part eclectic junk shop and all-over colourful fun. Inventive menu boasts Cajun and Mexican fare such as
2790 Dundas St. W., TorontoIntimate corner-lot restaurant in the Junction ‘hood is a great people-watching spot. Equally desirable are the elevated Cajun dishes—from shrimp
595 Markham St., TorontoKitschy decor—from accordion wall-art and bead curtains, to patio lanterns and mini lights—sets a Mardi Gras atmosphere. Cajun, Creole and