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Central City-Garden District
0.8 miles from Garden District
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best fish tacos and crawfish beignets I’ve ever had, great place and awesome service! Would definitely come again 👍

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here yesterday. All of us loved the food we ordered. Our server was friendly and attentive. The only slight negative was that the bathroom wasn't very clean. Other than that, A+!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 19, 2021 via mobile

This was my first time to Basin Seafood & Spirits but not my last. This place is outstanding. They don’t have a bartender. They have a Mixologist who made one of the best Old Fashions (called Old Magazine) that I have ever had. The Charbroiled...Oysters were to die for. My single soft shell crab was a full meal, delicious, and different than any other I have had. Do not pass on the Rum Cake Alamode dessert.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

Great service, food, and atmosphere. Prices are also very affordable, and menu options are unique. I Highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 20, 2020

Monday night 50 cent oysters- very good too :) Nice setting and outside seating is good. Great location and good service.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

Very nice place fresh food and perfectly cooked. The service was kind and helpful. Casual design of the space.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

We had awesome raw oysters on the half shell, charbroiled oysters, and blue crab beignets. The Parmesan was a bit over used on the charbroiled oysters but they were still very good.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 28, 2019

Incredible experience - Good super cheap oysters and drink on Mondays. Friendly staff, good food all round - My best 24 oysters in NOLA !!!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 13, 2019 via mobile

Our group of 7 had two no-seafood eaters so we only stayed for a drink and small appetizers. Service was OK.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 10, 2019

Although we initially had to wait for our reserved table to turn over and our service was a bit slow to start, our overall experience was very positive. We were a table of 6 and ordered several specialty cocktails which were excellent and several appetizers...all of which were very good including crab beignets, shrimp remoulade over fried green tomatoes, raw oysters, smoked snapper dip and beet salad. For entrees, several of us ordered the soft shell crab special which was excellent as was their jambalaya and the ribs. Definitely worth a visit!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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