Charlotte's Aboretum Cajun Yard Dog offers over 35 varieties of hot sauce, many staples like jambalaya, crawfish etouffee, red beans and rice, and the best fried chicken around. The Dog strives to offer patrons "authentic food at a reasonable price." Folks who grew up in and around Louisiana come in with a certain expectation that the food will ring true as the restaurant's name, Cajun Yard Dog, and they do not leave disappointed.
For those of you who do not know, a Cajun yard dog is an alligator, the equivalent of a backyard dog.
Known throughout Charlotte for their fresh, delicious Louisiana Style cooking, the Cajun Yard Dog is an affordable restaurant. With selections that range from Crab Cake appetizers, to a fantastic selection of Po'boys, fresh fish, fried chicken and many more so you can afford to come back often.