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Mosca's Restaurant

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4137 US 90 West, Waggaman, LA 70094
504.436.9942
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Mia Italia

Take a step back in time at Moscas. Located just outside New Orleans, this place has the authentic feel of old Italy. Located in an unassuming building on the side of the highway. Inside still keeps cool with window unit air conditioner. Besides all of the non-traditional modern amenities, the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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Luling, Louisiana
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Mosca's is a local legend. The food is excellent and has set the standard for local Italian Restaurants. The menu has been the same for decades. I have tried most everything on the menu and I have never been disappointed. If you plan on visiting Mosca's, MAKE A RESERVATION !!!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Not worth the hype - CRAB SALAD Heavy on the vinegar and light on the crab BREAD Excellent, served hot and fresh SPAGHETTI MEATBALLS Mediocre, nothing special MOSCA'S SHRIMP Very good but had better in the quarter for less and they charge close to 40 bucks for a lousy 10 shrimp

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Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a restaurant that has Sicilian roots. My grand parents ,from Sicily, and my parents took me there years ago. The meals are some of Sicily but with lots of local flavor. The Oysters and Shrimp Mosca are to die for. The gravies and sauces are the best I have eaten. There is a Chicken Grande cooked with herbs... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Can't believe the poor reviews. Always been a must stop when we visit New Orleans! Sometimes we've came just for Mosca's! Excellent food and great old time feel.

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Take a step back in time at Moscas. Located just outside New Orleans, this place has the authentic feel of old Italy. Located in an unassuming building on the side of the highway. Inside still keeps cool with window unit air conditioner. Besides all of the non-traditional modern amenities, the food and experience in Moscas is top notch. Ask the... More 

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Napoleonville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As my title states "Ultimate Favorite" The food, the atmosphere and the service is over the top. I love the oyster mosca and shrimp mosca. The cheese cake that has a slight lemon flavor is so good. I also get the spaghetti with one meat ball. It is always good to have a little left over for the next day.... More 

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Denton, Texas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I've been hearing about Mosca's for decades and always intended to get out there. We know what really excellent Italian food tastes like---we've been to the Italian restaurants in and around Krebs OK for our entire lives. Ordered several things---salad, Oysters Mosca, spaghetti, Chicken a la grande. The oysters were VERY burned. Chicken had some singe, as well. I never... More 

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New Orleans
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We are frequent visitors to Mosca's. The food is great. Don't drive away after you see the building when you pull up though! You will regret it. Food: The food is great. You should go with 5-6 people and get a few entrees. They are served family style anyway. The crabmeat salad (large) gives 6 enough for a bowl each.... More 

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New Orleans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Dined here with 10 people. Ordered two salads, one of each chicken entree, sausage, one shrimp dish and two Oysters Mosca. Each fed 3-4 people. Perfect. All dishes were very good, but Oysters Mosca was the best. Wine was served at the bar in a warm cocktail glass with no explanation. Kind of weird? Staff friendly. Had a nice, long... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

While it is several miles from town, the food here is still as special as I remember from my childhood. The ambiance is lacking, however, and the place is extremely noisy due to lots of large groups. The had the crab Italian salad, Oysters Mosca, Chicken a la Grande, a side of pasta, and pineapple fluff for dessert. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4137 US 90 West, Waggaman, LA 70094
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Waggaman
  • Phone Number: 504.436.9942

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Cajun & Creole
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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