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Acme Oyster House

) #74 of 1,522 Restaurants in New Orleans ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Seafood
724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-522-5973
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
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724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Reviewed yesterday

The driver of the shuttle bus from the airport recommended Acme and also Felix's ( are they owned by the same people?).. The first time I ever had raw oysters was 30 plus years go at the Desire Oyster Bar on Bourbon and Bienville, and...More

Thank SoCalovestotravel
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fun happening place with excellent charbroiled oysters! Great friendly service. We waited about 15 min in lineup to get in and definitely was worth the experience.

Thank DenGlenn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You are in New Orleans do you eat oysters. However, you need to try the chargrilled oysters at Acne. Best in the city. When it comes to Po'Boys you go with the peacemaker. End of discussion.

Thank dlchenry
Reviewed yesterday

We spent awhile in line, but it wasn't too bad. Good conversation and the line was moving. It was my first time in New Orleans, and it was the moment I set foot there, so I had to get gumbo and etouffee. The gumbo was...More

Thank Shevonne P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sit at the oyster bar for some good viewing as the oyster folks shuck awY at the freshest oysters in NOLA. Now if your really in the mood flush them down with a spacey Bloody Mary and your all set for a major treat. Be...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We waited an hour to get in and it was worth it. The chargrilled oysters are fabulous. I highly recommend this restaurant and get there early. Dinner time the wait was longer.

Thank Drambinorn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always one of our favorite dinner places in NOLA! Arrived at 5 pm on Wednesday. No line! After we were seated, the line started to grow outside. We had chargrilled oysters, which are always yummy. They were a bit gritty this time, oysters weren't washed...More

Thank skm16521
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The grilled oysters were the best thing we had on our trip. Got the fried fishwith oysters and it was so so.

Thank MicheleCook
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had some excellent raw oysters here. Very clean and great flavor! We sat at the bar and got to watch the shucking! Our char grilled were very tasty, but had quite a few pieces of shell and grit in them. That was surprising, since...More

Thank NRMEdgmont
Reviewed 3 days ago

Second time to New Orleans and we couldn't wait to go to the Acme for Oyster PoBoys. Well it didn't measure up to the first time. Food was still good but it wouldn't have been better if you are not so tightly packed.

Thank pirata21
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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Budd C
Can you make reservations for a group of six?
14 April 2017|
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Response from Clifton W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take reservations. You would have to call and ask. Sorry.
Amanda M
Is it an okay place for a toddler and kids?
23 March 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
Daytime sure but it will be crowded and it is loud. Night too packed with long waits outside in line for super young.
hi nice review what are prices like ? can you give me examples ? thanks
10 August 2016|
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Response from mtrafman | Reviewed this property |
Prices are great. Portions are a good size. Lunch for 2 about $30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-5973
  • E-mail