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Acme Oyster House

724 Iberville St. (Royal St.) Send to Phone
504-522-5973 | Menu
Acme Oyster House is a must-stop for mollusk mongers.
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4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Acme Oyster House Restaurant Review

: There are few must-visit places for visitors to New Orleans, but Acme Oyster House is among them. Quality oysters are served up in an atmosphere that’s somewhere between a saloon and a family restaurant. Located right on the doorstep of the French Quarter, it’s not uncommon to see people lined up outside on the sidewalk waiting for a table or a coveted spot at the small, marble-topped oyster bar. In addition to the oysters, the menu of casual New Orleans classics emphasizes fried seafood and po’ boys. Gumbo or red beans served in a bread bowl, known here as the “Poopa,” is a house specialty. Acme also offers what is dubbed "Cajun sushi," with raw or fried oysters or fried shrimp topped with wasabi, Tabasco soy sauce, sticky rice and chopsticks. For dessert, enjoy a good old-fashioned root beer float, but the real draw is bananas Foster pie. While there are wines available by the glass and bottle, your best bet to pair with this fare is a cold local brew, such as Abita.

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