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Acme Oyster House

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Central Business District
As featured in 3 Days in New Orleans
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724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-522-5973
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I read reviews that said all I could eat here would be rice and beans, but the chargrilled oysters are actually gf and safe for celiacs if ordered without the french bread accompaniment. I actually brought some gf bread for myself, which I highly recommend as the garlic and herb butter sauce was to die for!! The oysters themselves were... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Long lines just to get seated. Now worth the wait or the hassle. Acroos the street and next door are restaurants with faster service and the same menu at same quality. Would not recommend. Its a complete tourist trap

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Thank Foncol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great oyster and shrimp poboys.located in the Harrahs Casino Parking good if you get casino card and gamble for 1/2 hr then it's free.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Orleans, Louisiana
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

has the best oyster in New Orleans we sat in there and 6 dozen of raw oyster they were sooo good. then we had fried seafood plate.

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Thank Venetta L
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a long line up but all worth it. Their Fried Oysters were great, Ordered two dozens and Po-Boy was great too. Enjoyed their cat-fish. The server was amazing.

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Thank AC416-2015
Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First stop on my last trip - chargrilled oysters and crawfish - doesn't get better than that! Only drawback is having to wait in line but the host/hostesses are attentive and keep things moving. This place is worth the wait!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stood in line for about 30 minutes on a Sunday night and am glad we waited. Their chargrilled oysters are very popular and can take a while to come out so order those ahead of time if you are in a hurry. We had their medley plate and seafood etoufe and it was delicious.

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Thank Vithle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy coming here, you can't visit the French quarter without eating at Acme. My personal favorite is the jambalaya.

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Thank Ken C
Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My traveling companions really wanted oysters. Apparently they were delicious - we went to Acme two days in a row! I am not an oyster eater and the server recommended that I try the roast beef poboy. It was amazing! I had had a poboy at Killer PoBoys the day before and that poboy paled in comparison. Acme's was great!... More 

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Thank Alicia G
Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Restaurant was crowded but wait time was short. Food was great. Husband enjoyed the catfish and shrimp. We aren't into oysters but everybody else was enoying themselves.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-5973

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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other 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 District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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