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Drago's Seafood Restaurant

3232 N Arnoult Rd, Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 888-9254
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Ranked #3 of 425 restaurants in Metairie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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86% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Unquestionably the Best Lobster and grilled Oysters you will ever have the pleasure of eating. The owners are also super people and a pleasure to be around. Simply the best!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The Grilled oysters are fantastic!!!!other food is good also-- service was pretty bad last time we were there, but manager came over twice and apologized-- easy to get to from I-10

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Louisiana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Well-known and deservedly so. Walked in for a Thursday lunch a little after 1. No wait. Dark interior. Expert waitstaff. No summer job stuff here. Started with the chargrilled oysters. Delicious. Watch them prepare them...they set 'em on fire! Had the mixed fried oysters/shrimp platter. Not fine dining; just FINE food. My wife had a good grilled shrimp salad. Excellent... More

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stlphotogal
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Sadly, while the chargrilled oysters were are as spectacular as we'd remembered, the rest of the food left something to be desired. Our first visit to this Metarie landmark took place nearly 13 years ago and the food/ambiance blew us away. When returning to the Crescent City we knew that this was a "must visit". As things do, the restaurant... More

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Metairie, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Have gone here many, many times over many years. Know family many years. Best oysters in USA. They invented Char Grilled Oysters. Absolutely most delicious oyster dish in world. Also, fresh raw oysters. Drago is the daddy of the Czitanovich family. They are Croatian and have many NO Croatisn friends and family in the oyster business. Good connections get the... More

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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I am not an oyster fan, but these chargrilled oysters were amazing! We were concerned that we would be underdressed (shorts) but it was fine--many families in the restaurant.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I try my best to always eat here when I ma visiting my original home town. All thesea food is good, but the oysters are the best!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I were in town visiting relatives who suggested Drago's as a place that could handle my gluten-free requirements. This was our first visit. Though Drago's doesn't have a gluten-free menu, the wait-staff is able to make informed comments about which food can be prepared safely. I got a seasoned redfish, which was very good, though I didn't... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The grilled oysters were fabulous. I'm longing for some right now and wish someone in my area would have these on the menu. The gumbo and Bloody Mary's were also excellent. The next time I am in New Orleans, I will go out of my way to visit Dragos.

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went to Drago's for dinner our first night in town. The atmosphere was comfortable and we were glad we could walk in and get a table right away. I ordered the shrimp and eggplant stack because I like both and thought it was an intersting combination. The menu says it comes with a tomato cream sauce but to me... More

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