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Charismatic New Orleans-born chef David Guas -- widely familiar from his frequent appearances on "The Today Show" and role as host of Travel Channel's "American Grilled" -- has garnered national praise in publications like Food & Wine, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, Saveur and Bon App├ętit for showcasing the soul of the South in his sinfully delicious, Louisiana-style favorites and desserts at Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery. Opened in 2010, Guas serves up down-home goodness daily at his neighborhood eatery, a nostalgic tribute to his hometown in the Courthouse neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. Plenty of character sets the scene where the menu includes Buttermilk Biscuits with Pepper Jelly, Pimento Cheese, Sandwiches, BBQ Pork, Roast Beef Arm Drips, Muff-a-lottas, Shrimp Creole, Red Beans & Rice, and sweets like Layer Cakes, fruit PiesPralines and PorKorn. 


Take the Orange Line to the Courthouse Metro stop. Exit station through Courthouse Plaza entrance and go left on 15th Street to the corner of North Courthouse Road. We are also located along ART bus lines 41, 45, 77 and Metro bus 4B and 38B stop within two blocks of Bayou Bakery. We are located a short walk from two Capital Bikeshare stations located at 15th & N. Uhle St. and Wilson Blvd. & N. Uhle St. For more transportation options, visit Arlington's Car Free Diet


Metered parking available on cross streets. Garage parking is on 15th St. just past the eatery. We offer free garage validation for up to 2 hours, every Monday-Friday from 5pm-close, and throughout the day on weekends (per parking garage hours).

Arlington, Virginia


1515 N. Courthouse Rd
Arlington, VA 22201




Mon-Fri: 7am-7pm
Breakfast: 7am-11am
Lunch: 11am-close
Happy Hour: 4-close

Saturday: 8am-6pm
Breakfast: All Day!
Lunch: 11:30am-close

Sunday: 8am-4pm
Breakfast: All Day!
Lunch: 11:30am-close


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By Chef David Guas

If you are from New Orleans or went to school in Louisiana, you will receive 10% off the cover price (when purchased at Bayou Bakery).



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The 2017 Holiday Season is about delicious desserts. Chef David Guas is once again offering his amazing presentation of the traditional customary Christmas Cake of New Orleans, that's just as tasty as it is festive. The Creole Kringle Cake is a decadent brioche-style cake, made fresh with flaky "shugah"-tossed croissant dough, praline crunch, creole cream cheese filling, and finished with a praline glaze and roasted pecans. Creole Kringle cakes are just $36 and serves 12-16. Last call for orders is  December 22 and pickup is no later than 1PM on December 24 by 1PM. All orders must be placed 48 hours in advance throughout the month of December. Happy Holidays to All!  

Quantity of King Cakes
Pick Up Date [48-hrs prior]

Heads up! A limited supply of whole Creole Kringle Cakes will be baked daily for walk-ins. Call ahead to check our inventory. Otherwise, all King Cakes must be pre-ordered. 

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