Charley G's

We will be closed for lunch on Good Friday, March 30.  We will open at 5:30pm for dinner.

 Charley G's is owned by Southern Hospitality Kitchens

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Our gumbo is now available for purchase online!

Our rich and flavorful dark roux gumbo is made with smoked duck and andouille and seasoned with a unique blend of Cajun spices. It's been a local Lafayette favorite for over 30 years!

The gumbo is available in 28oz Charley G's labeled tubs. (serves: seven 4oz cups or four 7oz bowls) These tubs are also available for purchase at the restaurant.

To order online: 

CAJUN GROCER: Charley G's Gumbo

FRUGE AQUAFARMS: Charley G's Gumbo



Smoked Duck and Andouille Gumbo

1 Duckling (4-5 lbs)

2 Onions Chopped Medium

4 Chopped Rib Celery

2 Chopped Bell Peppers

2 Tbls. Garlic

2 Cups Dark Roux

2 Tbls. Season Salt

1 Tbls. Tabasco

1 lb. Andouille

1 Tsp. White Pepper

¼ Cup Chopped Green Onions

¼ Cup Chopped Parsley


1.       Smoke Duck over southern hardwoods, save bones for stock, may be done the night before(save skin for duck cracklins to add to salad or cornbread mix)

2.       Cover bones with water in a 2 gallons stockpot and simmer for two hours. Strain bones and reserve stock

3.       Bring stock to a boil; add roux. Whisk until roux dissolves, about 15 minutes and let simmer

4.       Add onions, celery, bell peppers, season salt, white pepper and Tabasco.  Let simmer 1 hour until vegetables are almost wilted

5.       While simmering, cut duck meat and Andouille into cubes and set aside

6.       Adjust seasoning if needed, add duck meat, Andouille, green onions, parsley and simmer for 15 minutes

7.       Serve with steamed Louisiana popcorn white rice