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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 #64 of 1,602 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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West Palm Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Landed in NOLA and 20 minutes later headed to Acme Oyster for a much anticipated lunch. Our arrival was timely and ou friendly server placed our order just before the local lunch crowd decended upon the place. We ordered oysters on the half shell and the baked oysters which were so outstanding that we ordered more! Southern sweet tea and... More

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Billings, Montana, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

I'm glad that Acme lives up to the hype! The wait wasn't too bad - even though the line was the length of the entire block. You can go in and order drinks and take them outside while you wait - so that made the wait better. This place is hoping and full of energy which makes it more fun.... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

We had been seeing long lines outside this restaurant, so we decided to go around off-peak hours. We went about 3:30 PM and there was no lines! However, we started to see people lining up around 4:20 PM. The restaurant was cozy and had a big seating area at the back. I ordered the oyster po'boy and my friend had... More

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University Place, WA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We thought we were about to have a special oyster experience, as we waited in a line for about half an hour. The oysters were not expensive, and we're good, but over salted and seasoned to the point we forgot what we were eating. The gumbo tasted like cafeteria soup, just a bunch of cornstarch with very little flavor.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Visited early on a Wednesday night and the line was only about 2 dozen people which is great for this restaurant. Sat at the shucking station to cut the wait time and that was a great choice. Had a great conversation with a 19 year employee and master oyster shucker. We had several small plates of appetizers and cups of... More

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Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Everyone who had been to NOLA before us said to eat here! They were right! Amazing food and great atmosphere! We loved it!

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Huntington Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

When in the Quarter look for this old icon it will not disappoint, its a fun fast past high energy oysters house we order a dozen chargrilled oysters grilled with butter garlic & bread to soak up all the goodness in flash gone in 60 seconds had to reorder so good with a pitcher of Andygator beer, must try crab... More

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Lithia Springs, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Love the casual, but busy, atmosphere at Acme. Everything we've tried has been excellent. A trip to NOLA isn't complete without a trip to Acme Oyster House. Be ready to wait in line - it's worth it!!

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Noank, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

In spite of being in the touristy French Quarter, Acme Seafood House managed to please everyone in our large group with very diverse tastes. It was both unpretentious and welcoming at the same time. Loved the grilled oysters! A real institution that is still going strong.

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Los Angeles. CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Great attitude from the front door to the way out. Great service too. The oysters were good. Charbroiled is the way to get them. The gumbo was good and the raw oysters were very good. I'm a sauce guy and I liked theirs. Acme is busy all the time, but it is worth it. The wait was not long and... More

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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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