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Acme Oyster House

724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (Central Business District)
504-522-5973
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Ranked #58 of 1,600 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

You can find better food and much better service but if you are desperate it will do. Stick with the basics.

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Navarre, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Ill start by saying that i am not a huge oyster fan... but that being said... the chargrilled oysters are OUTSTANDING! The best way i have been able to describe the taste is like a fine steak. They truelly tasted like a high end restaurant with butter over it... amazing! That being said everything else we ordered was fabulous as... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We had so many local recommendations, we could not resist. Well the only disappointing thing was the 50 ft waiting line outside the door. Get there before 5pm and you can just about walk in to a full house. Any later & you will wait, best oyster house in the French quarters at realistic pricing.

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Lima, Peru
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Get there early if you are going for lunch. They open at 11, so get there by about 10:50. You'll still wait in line once they open the doors, but the line will go quick and you'll get a table in no time. If you're there by 11:20 or so, expect to wait. We were there at 10:30 and just... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The place Felix across the street has the exact same menu and it is less crowded. The smells in Acme make you want to throw up.....the service was good but really Felix is hands down the better choice. This only has the hype because it is listed in the tour books vs. Felix which does not have their name in... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

After hearing such good things about Acme Oyster, I figured we had to give it a try. I was expecting so much more. We had to wait in line to get into the restaurant, which moved fairly quickly...but the smell outside was horrendous! Smelled like week old rotting oyster shells. Once seated at a bench table (cafeteria style) with people... More

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Goldthwaite, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Yes, there are better places to eat and you don't have to stand in line but the oysters are always good!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Boo fries are tops. A must have here. We came here for a po boy and ordered a oyster/shrimp to split. My first time in NOLA and saw po boys at other places so ordered one here. Very disappointing. Not overstuffed as ones we had seen at other places. Next day we went to a restaurant where we first observed... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Old New Orleans still great food, good service, and fun people watching. This is a dependable place to have good Cajun food.

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Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

went at 1:30 on a Thursday waited less then 5 min. Most tables are community style. Started with the chargrilled oyster. Yes it is a must try. The gumbo was nice. The shrimp and fried oyster po boy was awesome. Drinks the huricane and Moscow mule were bad skip them order beer

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Additional Information about Acme Oyster House

Address: 724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 504-522-5973
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood

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