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Casamento's

4330 Magazine St. (Napoléon Ave.) Send to Phone
504-895-9761 | Menu
Casamento's is all about local, Louisiana seafood.
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Lunch Tues.-Sat., Dinner Thurs.-Sat. (closed early June to early Sept.)
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Casamento's Restaurant Review

: Casamento’s seafood restaurant and oyster bar has been in business since 1919. Gleaming white tiled walls line the usually packed, narrow dining room. Devoted regulars dote on the icy raw oysters, fried oysters cooked in small batches in cast-iron skillets, and a definitive New Orleans-style oyster stew with whole oysters bobbing in scalded milk. Another mainstay is the fried oyster loaf, a sandwich made on thick planks of white bread sliced horizontally from the loaf, slathered with butter and toasted. Fried soft-shell crabs, when available, make an unbeatable dinner. Six-layer German chocolate cake is available for dessert. For quaffs, the only alcohol offered is beer. Casamento's closes from early June through early September, in deference to the ebb and flow of oyster season. One of the great local traditions is waiting outside its door on opening day each year. Remember to bring cash, as the place doesn't take credit cards.

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