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Cooter Browns Tavern & Oyster Bar

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Seafood, Pub, Diner
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509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
504-866-9104
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Relaxed spot for beers and cheap food

We enjoyed our meal here and it comes pretty quickly. No table service so come for lunch maybe, or casual dinner with friends. Cheap, cheerful and a good variety of beers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Helly21
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our meal here and it comes pretty quickly. No table service so come for lunch maybe, or casual dinner with friends. Cheap, cheerful and a good variety of beers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This place is pretty unique. TVs everyone but not your typical sports bar. Great variety of beers and drinks. The food is really good. They have a large selection of Po boys that are made to order. Everything from ham, turkey, to shrimp and oyster. They are also Huge. Won't go away not full.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Uptown, near Tulane University, Cooter Brown's is an unpretentious bar/restaurnant with very tasty oysters and New Orleans fare and a great selection of tasty beers.

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Pullman, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Sort of at the end of the University District and as close to the Mississippi River as you can get....nothing spectacular here but a decent sports bar and away from the gawdy sights of the Quarter....if you're visiting Tulane or Loyola or Audubon Zoo....this is a convenient spot......

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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142 reviews 142 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My sister and I had dinner here on Saturday night during football season. The place was packed, there are (large/huge) TVs everywhere and the friendly crowd was enjoying watching 5 games simultaneously. The food itself was okay although my sis says that the oysters were good. We enjoyed our time here.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

More beers than you can possibly drink.. Great atmosphere. Don't miss this gem. Play the game of naming all of the heads on the wall.

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Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A little long to get to from downtown on the trolley, but worth the trip! This place has great character, great staff and the oysters are probably the best I've ever had at the right price. They are not trying to impress, just do the basics well. Get there!

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Katy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We go to this place every time we are in New Orleans. Good food. Huge Beer selection. Be sure to say hi to Vince the Oyster shucker and have some raw oysters. They are the best!!

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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134 reviews 134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

You can order food, drinks, then sit outside and enjoy them at your leisure. No table service here you order inside then wait for your number to be called. Everything I tried was good including the muffaletta, the corn bites, and the gator quesadillas! Yum!

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Gray, Tennessee, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Crab a dozen oysters walk across the street get a daquiri then back across the street , just do that all night and you'll see ;o)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: 504-866-9104

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Pub, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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