When you want the most authentic seafood and experience in the area, Bourbon House has it all. With a fantastic view over Bourbon Street, the design focuses on a space for the raw bar, aside from the typical dining space. Here, guests enjoy only local seafood in a relaxed atmosphere that includes TVs to catch the game while enjoying ultra-fresh seafood. Seafood gumbos and crawfish bisque are also much-loved options from the focused Creole menu.
G W Fins brings seafood from around the world to French Quarter guests. The preparation of each dish is a labor of love creating a unique experience for the palette. Guests can enjoy jalapeño-glazed Scottish salmon, Alaskan halibut with sea scallops, and life-changing Maine lobster risotto. The blue crab potstickers are a must to start any meal. And be sure to save just a bit of space to enjoy the chocolate mousse bombe with raspberry coulis after your dinner.
Casamento’s is where locals have gone to enjoy the most exceptional icy cold raw oysters for over 100 years. The food and ambiance are unbeatable, from the intimate dining area to the fried oysters coming in small batches from a cast-iron skillet. Oyster stew, oyster loaf, and fried soft-shelled crabs, when available, top the list of requests from livelong regulars.
This neighborhood gem is one that many guests might miss unless they are following the lead of someone local. The seafood and steaks take center stage. However, the experience and service are an integral part of this complete dining experience. Steamed crab and lobster are always available in addition to the Gulf catch of the day that is prepared in multiple ways to suit every taste.
At well over 100 years old, Pascal’s Manale is a family-owned and operated Italian-Creole establishment in a vintage setting. This intimate setting is famous for creating barbecued shrimp and a new taste craze. Stop for a minute to chat with the oyster bar shucker to learn more about the restaurant, community, or the best place for your next adventure that only the locals visit.
The name says it all. Jump on the St. Charles streetcar line and be prepared to take stop 24 at St. Charles and Napoleon for the best seafood experience of your life. While you watch the action, hear the sounds, and enjoy the activity of New Orleans, you will also be basking in the genuine taste of the city with shrimp and grits, shrimp andouille brochettes, Tchoupitoulas chicken, and much more.
At Desire Oyster Bar, you can take a break for a meal without missing a moment of the excitement of the French Quarter. From an array of Po’Boys to Jambalaya, Red Beans and Rice, or Cajun Fried Alligator, you can suit your taste while enjoying the historic feel of this location, including tin ceilings, white checkered floors, and the most friendly and engaging staff in the Quarter.