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Deanie's Seafood

1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1313
+1 504-835-4638
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“boiled potatoes” (29 reviews)
“seafood platter” (63 reviews)
“crawfish balls” (13 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
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1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1313
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The host was very friendly when we arrived. The place was packed but we were seated immediately. The wait staff was very courteous and friendly. We ordered the half seafood platter. It was more than enough for two people. They are serve boiled potatoes (hot...More

Thank lindilou
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grew up eating here, moved to Atlanta, and we always stop by for a bowl pf potatoes, a seafood platter, and their stuffed artichokes are a MUST when we come back home. They usually have a wait, but it’s worth it. Great family atmosphere and...More

Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

It was your average seafood place until my friend pulled a hair out of her baked stuffed shrimp dinner. It became a little less appetizing after that. The baked stuffed flounder was acceptable but nothing great. Wait staff was great even though it was one...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Met family here and had a tasty and very filling seafood dinner. Favorites were the platter, crab quartet, stuffed sole, and crawfish etoufee. Not inexpensive nor fancy -- but plentiful and fun.

Thank W.H. D
Reviewed 17 December 2017

The wife and I drive from Youngsville La to come eat here. This location is much more convenient than the NO location, the boiled potatoes appetizers are very good and we really enjoy driving to Metarie to eat here.

Thank Todd L
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Really enjoyed our last visit. Enjoyed the gumbo and fried seafood. They have an awesome lunch menu. The portions are large and the atmosphere is casual and fun.

Thank mamanine
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We ordered a shrimp po-boy (10" so plenty to share) and a side salad. Also enjoyed a piece of pecan pie. Ordered with ice cream. Very good. Enjoyed the boiled potatoes for an appetizer. (sort of the equivalent of chips/salsa in a tex mex place...More

Thank native*texan*2005
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Have tried various combinations. Love the deafood gumbo and any sandwich goes with the gumbo. I prefer the shrimp or oyster or roast beef sandwiches the best If you prefer salads their seafood salad is surprisingly better than one would expect

Thank Mary40314
Deanie's S, Public Relations Manager at Deanie's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks for your review, glad to hear that you enjoyed our po-boys, gumbo, and seafood salad!

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This place was incredible! If you're after excellent seafood, look no further. The Crawfish Quartet was delish but that etouffe...OMG! Outstanding. My brother had the Stuffed Flounder and raved about it. My fiance and brother-in-law had the Boiled Seafood with half-pound of sausage and it...More

Thank amandarenalewis
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

WOW, the food was awesome just as the service. I highly recommend the sea food platter. The iberville location was like impossible to get to due to the annual bayou classic weekend traffic, so we decided to make that drive.

Thank Bobby H
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Questions & Answers
30 November 2016|
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Response from Deanie's S | Property representative |
HI Kiko, Yes we are open on Monday at both locations, but neither restaurant takes reservations. Hope you enjoy your visit to Deanie's!!
5 March 2016|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Depends on size platter, Giant is about $60, feeds four, Half about $30. Combo seafood platter is about $20.
29 October 2015|
Response from Deanie's S | Property representative |
Hello Paulclive, Unfortunately, no, we do not. We do offer our signature Cajun seasoning mix along with seafood such as fresh and live crab and crawfish (when in season) and Louisiana shrimp at our retail web site, Shop... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1313
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-835-4638
Deanie's Seafood is loved by locals as one of the "Best Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans" (Gambit Weekly, Times Picayune), "Best Place for Crawfish" and the favorite place for fresh Louisiana seafood prepared in our signature Creole seasonings. For over 50 years Deanie's has been serving huge portions of the best boiled, broiled and fried seafood. Its two restaurants in Bucktown and the French Quarter earned a Zagat food and service rating of "very good to excellent," and its French Quarter private dining spaces are perfect for special events, rehearsal dinner and weddings.
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