This iconic little oyster bar nestled on Magazine Street has been delighting locals since 1919. They’re known for their oysters, but everything on their menu is mouthwateringly good. 4330 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115.
Another New Orleanian tradition that has stood the test of time, Deanie’s has been around for over fifty years. Their portions are huge, so be sure to come hungry. 841 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70112, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie, LA 70005 and 2200 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.
If you like oysters, then you need to pay a visit to Drago’s, home of the charbroiled oyster. If oysters aren’t your thing, don’t worry…they have a vast menu featuring everything from gumbo to fried seafood platters. 3232 N. Arnoult Rd., Metairie, LA 70002 and 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130.
A New Orleanian culinary landmark, locals have been enjoying the oysters from Felix’s since the 1940s. This locally owned and operated restaurant continues to thrive all these years later, and is the perfect restaurant to visit when you’re looking for a casual joint to enjoy some freshly shucked oysters. 208 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 and 7400 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans, LA 70124.
5. Frankie and Johnny’s
This casual neighborhood restaurant has been around since 1942, and might just be one of the best kept secrets in the city. Feast on fresh New Orleans boiled and fried seafood that’s cooked to perfection, and be sure to swing by during crawfish season, as they’re one of the best places in town for hot boiled crawfish. 321 Arabella St., New Orleans, LA 70115.
6. GW Fins
Tucked away in the French Quarter, this locally owned and operated restaurant has been churning out incredible seafood dishes since they opened in 2001. Since they only use the freshest seafood available, they print out their menu every day depending on what’s in season, so you know you’re getting top quality seafood prepared by some of the best chefs in the city. 808 Bienville St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112.
7. Jack Dempsey’s
This unassuming little building located in the Bywater neighborhood should be on everyone’s bucket list for 2019. This family owned and operated eatery uses family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation, creating a unique menu with flavors you just won’t find anywhere else. 738 Poland Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117.
8. Landry’s Seafood House
Inspired by South American, Spanish and Gulf Coast cuisine, you’re sure to have a memorable meal at Peche Seafood Grill. This James Beard award winning restaurant features everything from a raw bar to hearty entrees with flavors that will blow your taste buds away. 800 Magazine St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
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