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Casamento's Restaurant

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4330 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2737
504-895-9761
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best oysters in New Orleans

This old, well established restaurant's owners came to New Orleans from Sicily years ago, and built this restaurant out of tile. While it can be noisy, Casamento's has been my favorite for oysters for over 40 years. They now have expanded the menu to include other seafood. To get to the restroom... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
enochs
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Monroe, Louisiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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190 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Monroe, Louisiana
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This old, well established restaurant's owners came to New Orleans from Sicily years ago, and built this restaurant out of tile. While it can be noisy, Casamento's has been my favorite for oysters for over 40 years. They now have expanded the menu to include other seafood. To get to the restroom, one has to go through the kitchen-which is... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Whenever I'm in this part of town I cannot pass this up. I love that I can always get the same amazing sandwich with the same amazing fries and an ice cold beer with the cool little glass. If you aren't from here and want some "real" New Orleans, you should stop in here.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Actually, I give a 3 1/2. I know that it is an institution in NOLA but it is a dive, witnessed by the signed shirt by Guy Fieri. I really didn't like two thinks about this place: it needs a sprucing up, it is dingy; the oysters shells are not washed off before serving. I ordered a dozen raw and... More 

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Western Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Casamento's. Is always on my list of places to eat in New Orleans and it never disappoints. Wonderful on the half-shell and wonderful fried on the highly recommended oyster loaf.

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Aberdeen, Mississippi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was our first meal when we got to NOLA. It was for lunch. This is an old local restaurant with delicious New Orleans cuisine...not fancy, but great food. I had read that Casamento's is known for their fresh oysters, and I ordered a half dozen to start my meal. They were wonderful, just the perfect texture and temperature. My... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

..of my family have had the oysters at Casamento's. A jewel in New Orleans, no, an institution. Drago's, Bozo's, Acme, Felix's, take lessons. A little storefront, unassuming spot on Napoleon Av and Magazine St, with maybe a dozen tables. Most always a line, sometimes out the door. All tile floors, walls, and stone counters where you can eat cold, select,... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Casamento is a family owned place and looks like in the past or retro. We had raw and grilled oysters, they were big, but I was a little surprised they didn't even wash them, they were muddy (like a reviewer already wrote). We are from Canada, when we have oysters, they are smaller and taste salt water. Those here didn't.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place is genuine, NOLA. Nothing fancy but everything good. Wait staff can seem a little harried but give them a smile and they smile back. The shuckers love to show you the little beauties once they are opened up. Oysters are a little muddy , just like the city but fat and full of taste. Gumbo is good as... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Don't let the simple storefront or hours fool you....this place is a must eat stop when you visit New Orleans. Great Food & Staff all the way around!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a wonderful step back in time. The staff was friendly and genuine. The oysters & soft shell crab the best. We can't wait to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4330 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2737
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: 504-895-9761

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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