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Acme Oyster House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-522-5973
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“po boy” (875 reviews)
“gumbo” (838 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed yesterday

(I thought I had reviewed Acme Oyster House after a previous visit, and just realized this will be our first review, though not our first visit!) The first time we went to Acme Oyster House 2 years ago, it was due to the recommendation of...More

Thank LilC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So good great portions , staff attentive food hot and delicious. Atmosphere quite . Will go again and tell all my friends about it. Gumbo, shrimp were had by all. My friends had oysters don't eat those.

Thank Wanda B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the visit but go early enough to avoid long lines. Their charbroiled oysters are a headline item and very good. Their Taste of New Orleans entree is a good way to sample local fare.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was a little loud so if you're looking for someplace quiet for dinner this is not the right place. However the food was amazing. Every night that we went by there was a line out the door and down the street but it...More

Thank shannon3180
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were told that we needed to try the charbroiled oysters from the Acme Oyster House. After touring the French Quarter all morning we were hungry and ready for a good lunch. When we arrived around 1:30-2 for lunch we were greeted with a small...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an early lunch and had been walking around most of the day and needed a pick me up. We had heard about this restaurant and decided to try it out. After a short wait in line we were seated at a table in...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had stopped eating oysters years ago because of a few nasty reactions to raw oysters but decided to try some of these chargrilled oysters at Acme Oyster House, we waited in line outside to be seated. They served up a batch oysters and they...More

Thank jholtco47
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very popular place to eat in the quarter! Be prepared, it is a tight fit, and you will probably have to wait as there is usually a lengthy line out front, but it is definitely worth the wait if less than 40...More

Thank Tal P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great fried fish and shrimp. Loud but fun! The line moved quickly but did get longer the later it got

Thank Rudyfs2
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want Oysters this is the place to go recommended by the locals, Had Oysters (very fresh) delicious hush puppies and the best crab and corn chowder ever, Very busy place so be prepared to wait. Person sitting next to me had a soft...More

Thank Kathrine S
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Budd C
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
23 March 2017|
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Response from MadMaddie1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bring children. I honestly didn't see a children's menu. However, the restaurant was clean, the wait staff friendly, and accommodating. When my daughter was small , we often shared a plate when a child's plate... More
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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