Louisiana March 27, 2019
9 Louisiana Restaurants That Will Cure Your Craving For Boiled Seafood
One of the perks of living in Louisiana is that we have access to some of the freshest seafood in the country, and an added bonus of having truly talented chefs to prepare it. Seafood boils run in our blood, and these nine restaurants are serving some scrumptious options. Each one is worthy of a visit, so make plans to taste test them all – or gas up the car and set off on a boiled seafood road trip that will make your taste buds explode!
1. Big Al’s
For mouthwatering seafood in a casual atmosphere, pop on over to Big Al’s in Houma. Their menu features a plethora of Cajun dishes, but their boiled seafood dishes are the stuff that dreams are made of. Address: 1377 W Tunnel Blvd., Houma, LA 70360
2. Cajun Critters Seafood
Hefty portions are the name of the game at Cajun Critters, so be sure to come hungry. The relaxing atmosphere makes this a great restaurant for families, but also a top-notch spot for a group of friends looking to enjoy themselves. Address: 6240 W Main St., Houma, LA 70360
3. Crawdaddy’s Kitchen
If you’re in the Shreveport area and find yourself craving boiled seafood, Crawdaddy’s Kitchen is the place to go. This family owned and operated business has been boiled up amazing seafood for 15 years, and it’s their consistent excellence that has made them a favorite among locals. Address: 9370 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport, LA 71118
4. Crawfish Town USA
This bright red barn tucked away in the tiny town of Henderson is known for its boiled crawfish, so make the trip to experience it for yourself. You’ll become a customer for life after just one bite. Address: 2815 Grand Point Hwy., Henderson, LA 70517
5. Jane’s Seafood & Chinese Restaurant
Sure, it seems a little odd that a restaurant would serve both boiled seafood and Chinese food, but let us be the first to tell you that the seafood here is absolutely amazing. This family owned and operated business has been serving incredible Creole, Cajun, and Chinese cuisine since 1991 - and you’ll absolutely love it. Address: 1201 Jane St., New Iberia, LA 70563
6. Kenney Seafood
Located in Slidell, Kenney Seafood opened its doors in 1972 and they’ve been a favorite for those in the St. Tammany Parish ever since. From the boiled crabs to the crawfish, you’ll be in seafood heaven. Address: 400 Pontchartrain Dr., Slidell, LA 70458
7. L.T.’s Seafood & Steakhouse
For award-winning boiled seafood, you have to go to L.T’s. This family owned and operated joint originally started as a humble drive-thru in 2003, but quickly gained popularity and they opened as a sit-down restaurant with a full menu in 2010. Address: 636 Albertson Pkwy., Broussard, LA 70518
8. The Seafood Pot
What started as a crabmeat processing plant over 30 years ago has blossomed into both a wholesale and retail shop/restaurant with some of the best seafood in the area. Stop by the restaurant to feast on incredible boiled seafood, or place an order online and get it shipped anywhere in the United States! Address: 14386 River Rd., New Sarpy, LA 70078
9. Tony’s Seafood
Tony’s has been a Baton Rouge staple since 1959. There’s typically a line, especially during crawfish season, but we promise it’s worth the wait. Address: 5215 Plank Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70805
How many of these restaurants have you been to? Let us know in the comments below!
If you’re in the mood for fried catfish, check out our previous article
here featuring some of the best restaurants in Louisiana that serve this classic dish.