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Bubba’s Bistro

Brandon and I went on a spontaneous date night a few weekends ago. We got on the subway and took rode it down to Astoria-Ditmars. We picked the first restaurant that we saw that we (really me) could eat at. That restaurant was Bubba’s Bistro. It’s a small, southern restaurant with a modern flair. It has the funniest signs on the wall and a menu with many different options. They also have happy hour until 8 (including the weekends!)

To drink, Brandon got a margarita on the rocks and I got a white sangria. We each ended up getting another drink throughout the meal. I know bad Amanda, but it was still happy hour prices and it was date night!

I ordered the Seafood Gumbo: rice pilaf, shrimp, clams, calamari, mussels, Chorizo, roasted tomato, red wine, basil saffron, and the Holy Trinity. I did confirm with the waiter that it was gluten free before ordering it and he said yes.

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It was so good. The seafood was cooked perfectly. I gave Brandon my shrimp, but I ate everything else. I liked that I had to de-shell everything.

Brandon ordered the special: ribs, baked potato and cole slaw.

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He loved it and ate everything. Surprising right?!?!?!

We went back again during the week for a cheer up meal. I ordered the same thing and Brandon ordered the ribs off the menu.

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They weren’t as good as the ribs special, in my opinion.

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We went back to Bubba’s again this weekend. I’m thoroughly sick of it now. Brandon got the rib special and I actually got something different. Mixing it up I know. I’m proud of myself too. I got the Cajun Blackened Cod Fish with a creamy avocado yogurt sauce. It came with sautéed veggies and a choice of carb. I got the dirty rice. I enjoyed my dish, but I didn’t want to eat at Bubba’s because I wasn’t into it. I need a break from it, but the food is always delicious. We highly recommend it.

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