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Cooter Browns Tavern & Oyster Bar

) #243 of 1,538 Restaurants in New Orleans American, ,
509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
+1 504-866-9104
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (65 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“po boy” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriends & I discovered Cooter Brown's by accident! We were riding the streetcar through the Garden District around 4:00 in the afternoon & decided we were hungry. The driver told us they were a couple of good places at the next stop so we...More

Thank stacymc13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large burgers, lots of beers, good food. It like a dive bar but fun and nice. We took the trolley (St. Charles Line), with the passes you can you for trolley and bus you can see lots without a car. As we went we enjoyed...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brand new place for us and it didn't disappoint... the appetizers we got were fantastic especially the fried green tomatoes and the oysters. The main course was just as awesome.. glad to have a new place to add to our list. Kids...More

Thank Smith2115
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This place offered a large variety of taps and the food was delicious; good if you want a quick bite and some great beer.

Thank GreenMandMs
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I have eaten many good seafood platters across the gulf coast and I would rate this very good. Only 20 dollars and my wife and I couldn't eat it all as a shared meal. Highly recommend 😎

Thank perryguy
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place certainly qualifies as a "dive" but the food is good and they have a huge selection of beer. They have some outdoor seating which is nice as the inside is full of TVs and the night we were there, full of locals and...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Some friends and I were looking for a quick, good, and easy place for dinner. Cooter Brown's definitely fit the bill. You walk in and it automatically reminds you of that dive bar back home (yes, that one). However, for being such a hole in...More

Thank slcoates1540
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch and ate the Raditor po boy with shrimp , oysters, Remoulade and cheese melted on top is was good eats. Others had muffuletta and there was no food left. Great beer selection on tap or in bottles. Made for an enjoyable...More

Thank Conrad J
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Doing solo dinner while friend was with family...wanted oysters on the half she'll which friend won't eat. Had a choice of Acme Oyster House, Felix's (both in the Quarter) or Cooter Browns. Chose to go uptown and was I pleased!!! No longer lines, personable bar...More

Thank Angie G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a fun stop near the end of the St. Charles line, just part the Garden District when the trolley takes a sharp right turn. We followed some locals who were having a birthday celebration (on the trolley and everywhere else) into Cooter Brown's....More

Thank Happy_Traveler_0007
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-866-9104
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