2019 Best Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in New Orleans

The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Some, like raw bar oysters and clams, need nothing more than a sharp knife and skilled hand to unleash the briny seasonings of the sea.

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top seafood restaurants in New Orleans.

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Borgne

Seafood, American Regional
Borgne
13/20
Borgne serves Louisiana seafood at Hyatt Regency New Orleans. See More

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Bourbon House
13/20
Seafood and bourbon are highlights at this French Quarter restaurant that also offers an extensive wine list. See More

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Briquette
12/20
An abandoned molasses refinery becomes a contemporary seafood house in the Warehouse District. See More

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Casamento's
11/20
In business since 1919, Casamento's features local, Louisiana seafood. See More
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Crabby Jack's
QB
Crabby Jack’s is ground zero in town for overstuffed po’ boys. See More
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Deanie's Seafood
12/20
Deanie’s is a favorite spot for fried seafood platters in Metairie. See More
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Drago's
12/20
Drago’s claim to fame is its charbroiled oysters. See More
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The Galley Seafood
11/20
In Metairie, the epitome of a local seafood joint. See More
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G W Fins
14/20
G W Fins is not a typical New Orleans seafood restaurant. See More

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Middendorf's
13/20
Middendorf's is ground zero for perfectly fried thin, crispy catfish. See More
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