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Acme Oyster House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
As featured in 3 Days in New Orleans
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724 Iberville St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2324
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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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Restaurant is small and seating is cramped. We had to wait outside until our table was ready and there wasn't much space anywhere. We were seated at the end of a larger table (2 of us at a 10 seat table) eventually they sat some other people at the other end of the table. This was a bit weird... More 

Thank carey w
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been several times over the past few years. It is always a must when we come to NOLA. Love the oysters, both raw and charbroiled. Husband loves the soft crab po-boy.

Thank Veronica F
Kankakee, Illinois
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a unique venue -- a bit raucous but very tasty food. We tried the charbroiled oysters on the suggestion of a friend and were not disappointed.

Thank 1jeepett
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The line outside gave us a hint about how good this restaurant is. It moved though very quickly. The char broiled oysters were amazing and we also loved the gumbo and jambalaya. Great reasonably priced dinner in New Orleans with friendly service. Highly recommend.

Thank susan k
Texarkana, Texas
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314 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not a fancy place, but fun New Orleans environment. Chargrilled oysters were excellent. You can see the oysters being shucked behind the bar. They are fresh.

Thank Dennis10_51
Belleville, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So this was my first time trying oysters! I couldn't bare trying them raw the first time so I opted for chargrilled! Absolutely delicious but they were also saturated in butter and cheese (I'm sure that helped the taste 😀). It did take quite a while to actually get into and then again another wait for the food. Very popular... More 

Thank AshleyBrusveen
Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love Oysters this is definitely the place to go. We had both the Raw and Grilled Oysters and enjoyed both. Definitely worth the wait in line.

Thank Marian H
Houston, Texas
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101 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, the line is usually long. And if you're wanting something generic, such as oysters on the half or deep fried anything, Felix across the street might be OK and the line will be w-a-y shorter. Our group of four tried both places. We found the prepared dishes and the beverage options much better at Acme. And the service was... More 

Thank TalltrekkerTX
Naperville, Illinois
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On this 4 night trip, we've eaten here 2 of 3 nights. Best chargrilled oysters in town. I haven't had a bad meal yet, but I love seafood.

Thank Bill_DCPF
Palm Coast, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just amazing they take the simple seafoods and make them taste so great. Really miss this wonderful place and the good food and spirits.

Thank kmwheel0305

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 Iberville St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2324
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 504-522-5973

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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