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Drago's Seafood Restaurant

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3232 N Arnoult Rd, Metairie, LA 70002
+1 504-888-9254
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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391 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

over the years we have eaten here occasionally. mostly, the food and service had been good, especially when considering the large restaurant this is. a challenge for the kitchen to keep up with. seafood must hit the table as soon as it comes off the heat. a return this weekend was to attend a large xmas dinner party. drago's was... More 

Thank worldexplorer53
Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Drago's Seafood restaurant is wonderful, we all loved it, nice and the charbroiled oysters were exceptional.

Thank Tarevelav987
Cartagena, Colombia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After 2 dozen of charbroiled oysters, stuffed lobsters and a very good service, we decided to have another dozen of charbroiled oysters for dessert!

Thank kesit0
Level Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the exterior fool you, the food and service are both too rate. We ordered several different entrees and had the famous charbroiled oysters and left no scraps on the plate!

Thank Glenda O
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You must try this place for their char-grilled oysters. It is wonderfully done. The price is not too bad, friendly staff. It is free parking at Metairie location.

Thank RSTC311
The Colony, Texas, United States
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went in for their famous broiled oysters for lunch. I sat at the bar, and the service at the bar was exceptional. I vaca solo, and usually having a meal in the bar area is more miss then hit, so kudos for that. Very attentive. Their signature broiled oysters were excellent. They come out piping hot, even after you... More 

Thank Bruce L
Houston, Texas
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drago's has been around forever and it's one of our favorite stops when visiting the New Orleans area. Stopped in for dinner; had not been in 2+ years. Food was outstanding and the service exceptional. Highly recommend... you can't go wrong here. One word of caution... they don't take reservations so come early!

Thank Terry W
Mobile, Alabama
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful. Best Shrimp and Grits I have ever had and my friend had the Herradura Shrimp which was just as wonderful. The chargrilled oysters are the best you can get in New Orleans! Our waiter was Kyle and he is worth asking for. So friendly and typical of New Orleans hospitality!!!

Thank jane m
Boston, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recent business trip, the local team thought this would be a great place to showcase local cuisine. Being from out of town, I wanted to take advantage of local faire. The chargrilled oysters are the signature dish. In all honesty, I am not a fan of oysters, but these can only be described in one word. O.M.G. Is the word.... More 

Thank AmyBeck49
Brooksville, Florida
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108 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband has a friend who lives in the area- he said this is a must--they split 3 doz raw oysters, then 1 doz grilled and butter/parm with great French bread. Husband ordered an alligator tail po-boy but was to full to eat. I had gumbo of the day and hot spinach dip - both were delicious. Highly recommended by... More 

Thank Readhead40s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3232 N Arnoult Rd, Metairie, LA 70002
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-888-9254
Home of the Original Charbroiled Oyster!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?