Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in CBD & Warehouse District

Peche Seafood Grill

Coastal seafood dishes are prepared simply here, but unexpected flourishes – whether from salt, spices or magic – sear the deliciousness onto your taste buds. The vibe is convivial, with a happy crowd savoring among…
Top Choice Seafood in CBD & Warehouse District

Seaworthy

Many new restaurants in New Orleans have not lived up to the city's intimidating culinary legacy. Seaworthy is not such a place. They serve, simply, seafood – gorgeously fresh, brilliantly executed seafood, from yel…
Seafood in CBD & Warehouse District

Drago’s Seafood Restaurant

Charbroiled oysters at Drago's? Heaven on the half shell. This sprawling restaurant is loaded with tourists, but oyster creations are the real deal thanks to Drago Cvitanovich, a Croatian immigrant who brought a hea…
Seafood in Uptown & Riverbend

Casamento’s

One word: oysters. That’s why you come here. Walk through the 1949 soda-shop-esque interior, cross the tiled floors to a marble-top counter, trade a joke with the person shucking shells and get some raw boys with a …
Seafood in French Quarter

Deanie's Seafood

Charbroiled oysters are a key reason to come here – they're done perfectly, with garlic and butter and cheese. This large, 'proper attire required' restaurant gets packed at peak times, but can be walk-in friendly d…
Seafood in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Bevi Seafood Co.

Inside, Bevi's has less atmosphere than the moon, but if you don't mind the bare walls and cafeteria seating, there's excellent local seafood to be had, from boiled crawfish to head-on barbecue shrimp to a po'boy wi…
Seafood in French Quarter

Acme Oyster & Seafood House

They still shuck oysters to order here, which is a beautiful thing, but they also serve serve gumbo in a 'poopa' (bread bowl). It's a good spot for fresh oysters close to the Bourbon St craziness, and for that we sa…
Seafood in Garden, Lower Garden & Central City

Big Fisherman Seafood

If you’re here in the spring during crawfish season, you may develop a taste for the little mud bugs. But you haven’t had the full-on crawfish experience unless you’ve been invited to a crawfish boil in someone’s ba…
Seafood in French Quarter

GW Fins

Fins focuses, almost entirely, on fish: freshly caught and prepped so that the flavor of the sea is always accented and never overwhelmed. For New Orleans this is light, almost delicate dining – you’ll still find cr…
Seafood in Tremé-Lafitte

Cajun Seafood

The name says it all: this is a grocery store–takeout that’s a good budget option for seafood and cooked hot plates, such as fried chicken, boudin, fish plates and the like. The boiled shrimp is always freakishly hu…