New Business Spotlight: Bayou la Roux in Downtown Troy

Bayou la Roux in Downtown Troy

Are you looking for comfort food with a kick to spice things up? Add a little flavor to your day when you decide to dine at the now-open Bayou la Roux in Downtown Troy.

About Bayou la Roux

Serving authentic Cajun food, Bayou la Roux in Downtown Troy celebrated the official grand opening of their new storefront last month. Locals and visitors alike may be familiar with Bayou la Roux, which started out as a food truck in February 2023.

Originally set up at Sips Beer Garden and Food Court, Bayou la Roux has a more permanent location on The Square these days. More specifically, what was once home to Francesca’s has now been transformed into Bayou la Roux.

Since its opening, the full-service restaurant has been dishing up Cajun classics such as “Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo,” “Crawfish Etouffee” and much more.

The menu

As a matter of fact, the menu of Bayou la Roux in Downtown Troy actually has something for every taste, from the bold and adventurous to the usual. There are favorites like blackened or fried catfish or shrimp po’boys, oyster po’boys and gator po’boys.

Then there are favorites such as a French dip and chicken finger baskets. Other options include burgers, salads and sides. For dinner, entrees and platters range from “Snapper Anelie” and “The Swamp Hog” to the “Red Snapper Platter” and the “Bayou Platter.” Be sure to connect with Bayou la Roux on Facebook to see the full menu, interior pictures of the restaurant and more!


Feeling hungry? Make your way to 72 North Court Square in downtown to Bayou la Roux to get your fill of authentic Cajun cuisine and then some. What’s more, you can find owner and Chef Ben Kay on Instagram for more Bayou la Roux news.


Good news for gumbo lovers! Troy Alabama Apartment Homes is about a mile from the new Cajun restaurant in downtown. That means you can arrive after about a three-minute drive. For more community news and events, keep reading our blogs.