Seafood Spotlight: Dupuy’s Seafood & Steak Restaurant, Abbeville, LA

Dupuy’s has enjoyed over 146 years of success in its original location in Abbeville, Louisiana. World-famous for the oysters on the 1/2 shell and outstanding seafood, Dupuy’s is continuing the tradition and will continue to do so for many years to come.

Dupuy’s Seafood Gumbo

¾ cup oil
¾ cup flour
1 small bell pepper, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
4 cups water
Salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper to taste
1 pound headless shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 pound of claw crabmeat
¼ cup chopped parsley
½ cup chopped green onions
Cooked rice


  1. In a skillet, make a dark brown roux with oil and flour; add bell pepper, celery, and onion.
  2. Cook until onions are transparent.
  3. Gradually add water; continue to cook 1 hour.
  4. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  5. Add shrimp, crabmeat, parsley, and green onions: simmer 10 minutes.
  6. Serve over rice in bowl.
  7. Yields 6 to 8 servings.

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