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Mosca's Restaurant

4137 US 90 West, Waggaman, LA 70094
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Waggaman
Price range: $35 - $50
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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New Orleans, LA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The location's humble exterior does not reflect the food quality. The place is a family style restaurant with very good food. The oysters Mosca were the reason I went and I was not disappointed. My pasta side was rustic and full of flavor. I was very happy I made the trip.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

This is an unpretentious family run restaurant about 15 miles from New Orleans. The service was fine and the owners very friendly. The food was delicious. The chicken a la grande and the oysters Mosca were the big standouts. Among the best dishes I ever tasted.

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72 reviews 72 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

It is amazing to me how few reviews there are. I came here as a kid ,40 years ago. I have been back several times. I have always loved the crab meat salad, oysters mosca and shrimp mosca. It has been about 10 years, but I finally made it back. I still love it, but. I thought the oyster to... More 

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New Orleans
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is amazing! For more than 60 years they have been serving family style dishes such as Spaghetti and Meatballs and Chicken Cacciatore. When you go you HAVE to order the Oysters Mosca, it is un-believable! We always go with a large group, and take turns on which couple get to take the left-overs! The ONLY thing better than... More 

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new orleans usa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Our party shared several dishes, including the signature "Oysters Mosca" which lived up to its good reputation. But two other renowned dishes, Chicken Grande and Chicken Cacciatore, were undistinguished, consisting of unrecognizable parts of chicken in a heavy tomato-based sauce that overwhelmed any inherent flavor with garlic - way too much garlic! Added to that, the meat in both of... More 

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Picayune, Mississippi
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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Everytime I think of Mosca's I can smell garlic and I have an overwhelming desire to drive the 80 something miles there just for dinner. This is the best, rustic Italian food I have had. All the dishes are served family style which is good because you can have one of everything. I love the crab salad! Ice cold iceberg... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

the menu was almost nothing. you only had about 4 to 5 things to pick from & the wait time was close to two hour but they do say it on the menu

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Central Virginia USA
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I lived in New Orleans between 1959 and 1969... my wife's a native. We had been going to Mosca's frequently in those years, and in visits since. Frankly, Mosca's has declined into betrayal and a disgrace. A betrayal of the parents who created and maintained the highest quality Creole and Italian cuisine in the New Orleans area, probably nation-wide. A... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Living 40 years in New Orleans and 10 in Baton Rouge certainly gives one the opportunity to sample many great restaurants. A recent re-visit shows the same cook/manager/owner now helped by her daughter (owner of a master's degree) and unchanged quality of food. I still think it's the best barbecue shrimp I've ever eaten, and of course oyster's Mosca (?just... More 

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Additional Information about Mosca's Restaurant

Address: 4137 US 90 West, Waggaman, LA 70094
Phone Number: 504.436.9942
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Waggaman
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
Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Italian

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