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Central Business District
0.3 miles from French Quarter
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Lively New Orleans-based chain offering oysters, po' boys, gumbo & other Cajun-Creole classics.
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on my first night in NO. Our server was cool, nice lady. Only odd thing was when I tipped her I think she was so startled she forgot to say thank you. I was a bit bothered by it but I guess that’s...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant. The chargrilled oysters were by far our favorite. The service was quick, food came out hot and flavorful.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in NOLA during and epic slow time for tourists so we were able to dine here without the usual wait. First the server, Mike, was outstanding. He was very attentive. and while the restaurant was only allowed to operate at a limited capacity,...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 30, 2020 via mobile

This is the third time coming to ACME and it’s has to be one of my favorites spots in the French Quarter. Raw oysters - Great, grilled oysters - Awesome. The “10 napkin” beef sandwich is absolutely amazing. Plus the service is really on point....More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 29, 2020

Excellent and friendly service, and some of the most delicious chargrilled oysters I've ever tasted. The fried shrimp were also a real standout.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 18, 2020

A friend recommended this place to me and I’m sooooo glad she did! It is amazing! You HAVE to get the chargrilled oysters! The smoked sausage and hurricanes were wonderful as well. The server was so nice and one of the waiters even followed us...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 29, 2020 via mobile

Went for dinner and was pleased! Meg was our waitress and she was super nice and attentive. I ordered the shrimp po boy and it was good! Order the spicey mayo, so good! My friend ordered the taste of New Orleans ( red beans and...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed May 24, 2020

I was there in May 2018 with my family. We loved the food we ordered and I would definitely go back if I have another chance to visit New Orleans. They serve one of the best seafood in the nation in my opinion. So fresh...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 13, 2020

Had never had chargrilled oysters before, although I do love a good raw one. Completely blown away by these! So delicious! My friend had never eaten an oyster before and our server, Edward, convinced her to try one of mine; we came back the next...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed April 1, 2020 via mobile

Wasnt sure what all the hype was about, but we decided to stop in while there was no wait. I wasnt hungry but my husband was and ordered a dozen grilled oysters. Best he has ever had! They served them with a few pieces of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Central Business District
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parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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July 23, 2019|
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Response from 5minuteTravelGuide | Reviewed this property |
You must eat (at least) 15 dozen oysters in one hour. Each location has a record, some of which are in the 40 dozen area. If you eat 15 dozen, you get a hat and shirt and your name on a plaque in the restaurant. You will... More
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May 24, 2019|
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Response from Luvtheoceandjtx2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, several good reds, moderately priced
Emily L
April 23, 2019|
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Response from kingrheax | Reviewed this property |
I have never heard of a happy hour menu, they may have one but I'm not familiar with it.
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