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Cooter Browns Tavern & Oyster Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Uptown / Carrollton
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509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Bath, North Carolina
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent two hours there today between lunch oyster poboy and cold beer good music just a relaxing afternoon get on the trolley car and enjoy and have a nice lunch

Thank bigguy619
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beer selection, lots and lots of TV's, outdoor seating, and close to the zoo. Food was on point as well.

Thank Gordon N
New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cooter Browns is a GREAT place to relax and watch a game or two. Cold beer and oysters! I was in heaven! The oysters I describe as butter in a shell! So tender so good! Huge screen TV for your enjoyment. It was the perfect spot to spend our afternoon. If you like casual and comfortable than this is the... More 

Thank 145274
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Born and raise in NOLA, but have live in FL the last 15 years. I go back four times a year and ALWAYS come to Cooter Browns! Best local vibe in NOLA! A "real" break from Bourbon Street in the REAL New Orleans! If you want LA oysters you go HERE!!! Not Bourbon!

Thank christinagreene7
Tbilisi, Georgia
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING selection of draft beers at great prices. Check out front and back bar! Mostly $5 some as high as $8 and pitchers are a real bargain. Between the front and back bar must be 100 different ones. Food is ok, fried oysters. I ordered the fried oyster platter which comes with fries and a salad. They told me they... More 

Thank MarkHinCabinJohn
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, good fun. Found by accident. The saint's were playing on a Sunday afternoon. Had a great day, staff are amazing, food is great. Its a must if you want some were to watch sport

Thank Jo K
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Fun, casual place for lunch or dinner. You order food at one register, check out, and then go into the bar to order a drink if you want it. Not like sitting down and being served, but the hamburgers are very good!

Thank NatchezWishin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Met friends for drinks and food at Cooter Browns. Ordered habanero wings, fries w/ debris and curds and muffalata. The wings were very hot but still had good flavor. The muffalata was top notch and the fries fill the empty spots. They also have a very large variety of beers. Before the night was over we split a dozen oysters.... More 

Thank Jarrod T
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We always make a stop at Cooter Brown's when we're in New Orleans. Great food, drinks and beer selection. Get out of the French Quarter and make a visit to Cooter Brown's!

Thank Cates622
Argyle, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Friendly bartender and lots of TV's so you can watch the big game. Too many beer choices to mention. Lots of local craft brews. Surprising twist, strawberry rosemary lemonade - summer special - very tasty. Above average sports bar with some personality.

Thank CCCoachkap

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: 504-866-9104

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

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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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