We had a great meal, everything was delicious and beautifully presented. Staff were friendly and efficient. Nice casual ambiance. Definitely will return.
It would get 5 stars but the cocktails are only average at best.
Service took a long time , a dozen of oysters for app took close to an hour to be served and had to be served 2 different trips (separate plates).
I got the smoked platter and the meat tastes like they’ve reheated from frozen meat. The ribs was hard and tough - not at all what ribs should be. Got a side dish of collard greens and it tastes like frozen bag reheated.
Overall think this place is overrated and not worth the price.
I thought it was a good spot for weekend brunch southern style. My french toast was good, although my friend got some hotdog special and it was incredible! Our service was incredible too!
My sister and I went there to celebrate my birthday. We had a reservation for 8:30, as I was unable to book anything earlier than that through the online reservation site, although when we arrived, there were already some empty tables, so I wasn’t sure why we couldn’t have booked a table for a little earlier. However, the service was excellent, as was the food. The portions were just the right size for me.. generous, but not so much that I couldn’t finish it. I had catfish with collard greens, potato rosti and slaw, and it was absolutely delicious. My sister had the yardbird, which was seasoned fried chicken, and a potato mash. She said that was also excellent. My main complaint was that, unbeknownst to us, the kitchen closed at 9:30, so when we asked for the dessert menu and coffee, we were told the kitchen was closed, and we couldn’t have anything else to follow. The server was very apologetic, however, I feel we should have been told that in advance, so we could have ordered earlier. It would have been nice to have been able to order a dessert for my birthday. Aside from that, though, I would recommend Roux as a lovely, cozy neighbourhood place to go for a delicious Cajun/Creole meal.
Food was mediocre - I had the catfish with collard greens and potato rosti. I just didn't find it that tasty. I did enjoy the mac and cheese balls, cornbread and beignets, which we all split. Service was good and price was average. Just not enough for me to return.
Great place. Good value for money. Impeccable service! Would definitely come back.
Food and service was magnificent.
Very friendly service and delicious Creole main dishes. At my table of 6 we had catfish, both with pork belly and roasted, and both were excellent. Others had the mackerel special, again very good, and the lamb shank special -- very tasty. Fun cocktails, especially the spicy southern Caesar, served with a shrimp fritter and a sausage as edible garnish! On the down side, the trio southern sampler appetizer was merely average, and the dessert selection was limited to carrot cake and a very small creme brulee. Only truly disappointing thing was the noise level -- on a Friday evening, it was too loud for 6 people to have a good conversation. Restaurant is long and narrow and the tables are very close to the open kitchen and bar, where conversation reached yelling level. All dishes made from scratch so our meals took a little longer to reach us but worth the wait. On a final note, our waiter Eduardo was attentive, helpful in explaining the dishes and fun. Definitely recommended but we'd go back on a weeknight when the noise level might be lower.
We had a family dinner on Sunday evening. The atmosphere was lovely, food-tasty, service- very good. I will definitely visit this restaurant again.
Really good food, service and atmosphere. We went here on our first date night since baby arrived and were really happy with our choice!
Great neighborhood feel, lively but not loud, open kitchen, savoury southern specialties. Always get a good meal here. House smoked pork belly and catfish was great. Mussels & frites, with a light cream sauce, are my favorite app. Warm bagne for desert.
Food was very tasty and creative. Good service and great atmosphere. Southern flavours and menu.
We all enjoyed our meals, delicious flavors, and portion was perfect ,
The food was great. Not a huge menu so one knows that what they do have is specially good and fresh. Pay attention to special needs. The service was outstanding - very helpful, friendly and attentive to our needs.
We were there in the evening and the atmosphere could be romantic if you were a couple .
Great restaurant! Loved the food and the open kitchen. Great menu selections and nice atmosphere. Ideal for couples date night or small gathering of friends. My wife and I will definitely be going back. Highly recommend the “smoke it all” board as your main selection. Also recommend you try the cornbread.... enjoy!
We had a great time. The service was good and attentive. No long wait! The food was excellent, creative and very tasty! Love going out for dinner to try on meals I would not make home. The setting with open kitchen is great We were a group of four and all of us will go back!
Food was delicious, presentation was lovely. My “service” rating is not a reflection of the waitstaff, but rather the wait. The restaurant was not full yet our party waited a ridiculously long time for our main course, esp given that 4 of the members of our group ordered exactly the same meal. The last member of our party was served over 5 minutes later than the rest of us, which was ackward. That said, I would probably give Roux another chance (brunch, maybe?) because the food was really good!
Just like my other visits the food was perfect, the drinks were wonderful and thevstaff are friendly. Love this place
A friend and I had brunch there on a Sunday morning. We sat in the small patio outside and it was really nice. Our food was excellent and the service very friendly. A wonderful time in the sun with good food and it is very reasonably priced. The oysters were exceptional. I highly recommend Roux.
I never get disappointed. The food was excellent! I still think of the fish....
Wonderful menu complete gratitude to the chef for making a wonderful meal.
Daughters high school graduation. Great fun as always!
A great menu and cocktail list. Mussels were great. Looking forward to going back and trying a few more things.
Food was amamzing for the value. Will definitely go again!
Delicious, French-Louisiana based food is prepared with an inventive twist. I've been several times to Roux and have never been disappointed. Both cat fish dishes are terrific. The "deconstructed" and appealing presentation of the Jambalaya is uncommon, and the flavours are outstanding! Service is friendly and knowledgeable. The atmosphere is inviting and comfortable. Love those bar stools.
Amazing food but if you’re a group of 6 or more gratuity is included. Be sure to check your bill because the server did not let us know.
Friendly, genuine, and curtious service. Great food. Lovely experience.
Unfortunately we waited an hour for our food. No one apologized or admitted that they had forgotten to either put in the order, or that the chef was too busy talking to a friend at the front. I left without eating, and my friends stayed and ate but had to pay full price, even though they needlessly waited. Maybe don't trust a place that takes reservations for brunch in a city that loves brunch so much they should be turning people away.
Tiny yet inviting space with delicious southern style favourites and creative drink menu.
Great food that brings you to the south but with a refined touch. Great and affordable cocktails too. Good value for the price
Roux excels at a number of things, one of them being their food is simply delicious. I’ve loved every steak I’ve ever eaten there and the chef even made accommodations for a gluten free sauce for my company’s steak which was equally delicious. Their sides are also fantastic and they also have the most fantastic down to earth servers.
Best to CALL for a reservation. “Open table app” suggested the place was full for the original time we wanted. It was not. Server didn’t know why. Not her fault! So this app gets a thumb down. But Restaurant — great. Intimate. Open kitchen. Quiet. Server attentive and knowledgeable. Appetizers fabulous. Esp charcuterie board. Oysters enjoyed by all. Husband thought lamb shank, though ample in portion, a bit “meh”. Best to stick to the real Cajun stuff: smoked ribs, chicken, catfish, cornbread — Roux have obviously figured that out. Would definitely return. An enjoyable evening.
I've been here for both brunch and dinner; the chefs are amazing and I've never been let down by the quality of food. Having said that, their brunch menu is always a little more exciting than their dinner menu - so hopefully they'll make some changes / additions to it soon. Service is usually quite good. There's been a few times in the past where they were short staffed and we couldn't get hold of the server, but recently that seemed to have improved! This will always be a neighbourhood gem. I love meeting friends here who I haven't seen in a long time because it's such a cozy spot and really gives you the opportunity to have good conversation. Thanks again Roux!
We have been there before for dinner and enjoyed it so decided to invite some friends for Sunday brunch which turned out to be a late lunch around 1:30. By that time the restaurant was very quiet so we had a long leisurely meal beginning with cocktails which were all good. followed by our meals and a bottle of wine. The eggs beny with pulled pork were good, tasty but the eggs where a little over done and the hollandaise a little gloppy. The Brisket and hash my wife had was very good...lots of flavour and different textures, a winner. Our friends had the omelette of day which was made with lamb shank and the chicken and waffles. Both of them enjoyed their meals and said they would come back and try dinner.
Love Roux and have been many times. Good and service fabulous. Could expand cocktail list beyond gin and bourbon.
Everything was delicious from the drinks to the food. We will definitely be back.
The food was mediocre. For the extreme price we paid for the food it definitely was not worth it. The service was al
The place was extremely busy on Valentine's Day, but the website did not indicate a prix fixe menu. Despite having reserved online we waited far too long to be seated and the service staff was not very welcoming. But once we sat down, everything changed. The service staff warmed up and became quite attentive. My vegan date was not impressed with her meal -- the taste was amazing but the portions were too small. My meal was fantastic. And when I brought our concerns to the chef - Derrick Markland - not only did he offer an apology, he offered to make us a special meal on our next visit. Our experience went from mediocre to amazing. Did I mention the food is fantastic. I would definitely recommend Roux.
Had a reservation at 8:45pm; by 9:15pm, after no one telling us how long we'd have to wait for a table, we ordered a pizza from Vesuvio's down the street and left. The fact that we weren't seated for 30 mins isn't actually a big deal...understand that it was Valentine's day and it was busy. We just needed better communication from the staff on what to expect for a wait. It was disappointing that no one even acknowledged our arrival, let alone tell us how long it would take to be seated.