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Cooter Browns Tavern & Oyster Bar

509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
504-866-9104
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Ranked #518 of 1,602 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Ripon, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We went to Cooter Brown's because we wanted to watch the National League baseball playoffs while on vacation. It is located at the river bend area past the garden District. It did have a great array of TVs. The big one was one of the best we've seen. The restaurant is set up like our pizza paroles here at home.... More

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california
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Went here on Sunday to watch football. What a great place. Food was amazing, beer was inexpensive and mingling with the locals was so much fun.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Cooter Brown's Tavern goes way back in New Orleans lore. It was open when I was in high school back in the mid/late 1970's, because many of my classmates would eat lunch there...don't get me started on that tangent... Anyway, it was a cool place for many years. Key phrase... Was a cool place. Now, not so much. The place... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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200 reviews 200 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Not been here for about five years and can see why. Went for lunch at 1.30pm after finding my first two choices were closed. Staff were rude and unhelpful. I went up to the bar and asked for a menu then asked the barmaid for a po-boy and was told I had to go into another room to order it... More

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San Diego
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Awesome spot at the end of the St. Charles streetcar line. Freezing beers, GREAT Po'Boys. Tons of TV's. Seems like a great place to watch the WhoDats, which we intend to do. Pretty fun to ride the street car out & have lunch and a cold Abita.

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Miami, Florida
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123 reviews 123 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you want to leave the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter for an hour or so, take the St. Charles Trolley to Carrollton Ave and get off at the bend in the tracks. The ride there is lovely and relaxing; you pay $1.50 correct change to ride on an electric trolley car along St. Charles Avenue. You can... More

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Webster, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This place ROCKS!!! Ordered oysters on the half shell and they were so big and fresh, I couldn't stop eating them. The guy who shuck them for us was so nice, didn't get his name but a big "thank you". We split a seafood platter which was humongous and so delicious, the catfish was fried to perfection, as well as... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

They have a diverse selection of beer both on tap and bottled and great food. I had a few pints of Abita and the Soft Shell Crab and was very happy with both. The crabs were fried with a delicious batter, and the bread (which makes or breaks a po boy in my opinion) was the way it should be.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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78 reviews 78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Want crazy, awesome brews? This is the place. It has the feel of an old tavern, but it was not packed with people, the prices were very good for the uniqueness of the beer. We did not drink any drafts, but we really enjoyed some tasty bottled beers.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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82 reviews 82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I ate lunch here today with a friend and was far from disappointed. I ordered the Cooter's Club sandwich, which was pretty solid and filling. The food came quickly and was fresh. Prices are not bad either. The only problem with it is that it smells of tobacco in certain parts of the establishment (I don't know if they allow... More

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