The Owner: Krista Mason is a local woman born in Eureka, CA. She has lived in Southern Humboldt for 35 years. Krista was a career waitress before buying Cecil's New Orleans Bistro in 2012. She worked at the Historic Benbow Inn, the Heartsook Inn and several restaurants that came before Cecil's New Orleans Bistro in its current location. She waitressed at the restaurant from the very start and she continues to do so nightly. The woman is there every night. When the previous owner decided to sell, Krista found that she was in the position to buy this place that she loves. She pours her heart and soul into every aspect of the business and it shows.
Cecil's New Orleans Bistro: This place is a surprising little gem here in the little town of Garberville, CA. Don't let this small town fool you, you can still find a fine dinning experience with a very comfortable, family friendly feel here at Cecil's New Orleans Bistro. We offer truly authentic cajun and creole food with something for everyone. Amazing BBQ shrimp, fried oysters, smoked pork gumbo, high quality steaks and fish, and a wide selection of delicious fresh salads. We have regular specials as well as many gluten free and vegetarian options available. There is a full bar with fun specialty cocktails, local craft beers on tap, and local wines on our fantastic wine list. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and some Wednesdays we have live music in the bar. There is a mix of local and traveling musicians playing a range from country to folk to jazz to blues and rock. Great food, comfortable atmosphere and a friendly staff is what we have to offer. So, come visit us if you are traveling through or if you are a local who has yet to check us out!