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2013 Winter Restaurant Guide: Seafood 

Seafood

ACME OYSTER & SEAFOOD HOUSE
724 Iberville St., (504) 522-5973; 1202 N. Hwy. 190, Covington, (985) 246-6155; 3000 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 309-4056; www.acmeoyster.com
The New Orleans medley includes samples of gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice and grilled smoked sausage. The Peacemaker po-boy combines fried shrimp and oysters and is dressed with Tabasco-infused mayo. Reservation policies vary by location. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

BONEFISH GRILL
4848 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 780-9964; www.bonefishgrill.com
Imperial wolf fish is sauteed and stuffed with Gruyere and Parmesan cheese, shrimp and scallops. Kate's North Atlantic haddock is breaded, wood-grilled and topped with feta cheese, artichokes and lemon-basil sauce. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

BOURBON HOUSE
144 Bourbon St., (504) 522-0111; www.bourbonhouse.com
Bourbon barbecue shrimp is New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp with bourbon barbecue sauce. Redfish on the half-shell is served with new potatoes and glazed red onions and topped with lemon butter. Reservations recommended. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

BOZO'S RESTAURANT & OYSTER BAR
3117 21st St., Metairie, (504) 831-8666; www.bozosrestaurant.com
The seafood platter combines cornmeal-fried oysters, Gulf shrimp, Des Allemands catfish and a stuffed crab. Broiled Gulf shrimp salad is served on a bed of mixed greens with tomatoes and a hard-boiled egg. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

BUBBA GUMP SHRIMP CO.
429 Decatur St., (504) 522-5800; www.bubbagump.com
Hush pups are deep-fried seafood cakes made with shrimp, mahi-mahi, rice and corn and come with remoulade. Shrimp New Orleans features shrimp broiled in butter, garlic and spices and served over jasmine rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

BUSTER'S PLACE
519 E. Boston St., Covington, (985) 809-3880; www.bustersplaceonline.com
Jill's crawfish fettuccine features crawfish tails, mushrooms and green onions in cream sauce sprinkled with Parmesan and served over pasta with salad and French bread. Char-grilled oysters are served with lemon-garlic butter and French bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

CATE STREET SEAFOOD STATION
308 S. Cate St., Hammond, (985) 340-3891; www.catestreet308.com
Crunchy wasabi tuna is an 8-ounce tuna steak encrusted with crushed wasabi peas and served with wasabi mayo, citrus-soy sauce and teriyaki sauce. The Cate Street roll combines tuna, salmon, yellowtail, snow crab, avocado, asparagus and seaweed in soy paper and comes with eel sauce, the chef's special sauce and a spicy sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri. Credit cards.  $$

CHARLIE'S SEAFOOD
8311 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, (504) 737-3700; www.charliesseafoodrestaurant.com
Mustard- and cornmeal-fried catfish is served over cheddar cheese stone-ground grits and is topped with Creole sauce. Grilled fish comes with shrimp and crabmeat bordelaise. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

CHILANGOS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
3617 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 471-6100
Chilangos' Mexican-style raw oysters arrive topped with pico de gallo and avocado. Vuelva a la vida is a mix of shrimp, oysters and octopus in a tangy cocktail sauce made with citrus and garlic. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

DEANIE'S SEAFOOD
841 Iberville St., (504) 581-1316; 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie, (504) 831-4141; www.deanies.com
The Bucktown Fresh Catch is the market catch of the day either grilled, broiled, blackened or fried. There's also the Bucktown Boil pizza, a white pizza featuring everything you'd find in a backyard boil — shrimp, crawfish and crabmeat — smothered in melted mozzarella. No reservations. Iberville Street: lunch and dinner daily. Lake Avenue: lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

DE-NO SEAFOOD
505 Gretna Blvd., Suite 15, Gretna, (504) 362-4608
The soft-shell crab De-No is served over angel hair pasta with crawfish cream sauce. Char-broiled oysters on the half shell are topped with garlic, Parmesan and butter, and crabmeat is an optional addition. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

DON'S SEAFOOD HUT
126 Lake Drive, Covington, (985) 327-7111; 4801 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 889-1550; www.donsseafoodonline.com
This local chain offers Cajun favorites including crawfish etouffee, fried oysters and Don's seafood platter, complete with stuffed crab, stuffed shrimp, fried shrimp, fried catfish, fried oysters and shrimp etouffee. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

DRAGO'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT & OYSTER BAR
3232 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie, (504) 888-9254; Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., (504) 584-3911; www.dragosrestaurant.com
Drago's is known for char-broiled oysters topped with Parmesan, butter, parsley and garlic. The fleur de shrimp is made with fried shrimp sauteed with peanuts and served with spicy red pepper aioli. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $$

FELIX'S RESTAURANT & OYSTER BAR
739 Iberville St., (504) 522-4440
This oyster house has a long oyster bar and also serves a menu of po-boys and cooked seafood dishes. The bayou platter sampler features red beans, jambalaya and crawfish etouffee. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

FRENCH MARKET RESTAURANT
1001 Decatur St., (504) 525-7879; www.frenchmarketrestaurant.com
Char-broiled oysters are topped with white wine-garlic-butter sauce. Traditional New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp is a favorite. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

GW FINS
808 Bienville St., (504) 581-3467; www.gwfins.com
Wood-grilled pompano with Vietnamese style mirliton slaw is accompanied by a spicy blue crab fritter and drizzled with citrus-chili oil. The Salty Malty ice cream pie is topped with caramel whip cream and garnished with chocolate pretzels. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

JACK DEMPSEY'S RESTAURANT
738 Poland Ave., (504) 943-9914; www.jackdempseysllc.com
The Jack Dempsey seafood platter serves a training table feast of gumbo, shrimp, catfish, crab balls and two side items. Dungeness crab is steamed and served with one side. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

JAEGER'S SEAFOOD AND BEER GARDEN
901 S. Clearview Pkwy., Jefferson, (504) 818-2200; www.jaegersseafood.com
Boiled crawfish is available in season. Pound-and-a-quarter Maine lobsters are boiled and served with butter sauce, potatoes, corn and salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Wed.-Sun., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

JOHNNY & JOYCE'S SEAFOOD
1461 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, (985) 727-7727
The seafood platter includes fried oysters, shrimp, catfish and a stuffed crab. The shrimp po-boy is dressed with lettuce, tomato, mayo and a pickle. Boiled crawfish are available in season. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

JOHNNY TRAUTH'S SEAFOOD BISTRO
2121 25th St., Kenner, (504) 471-0808; www.johnnytrauthsseafoodkenner.webs.com
Boiled shrimp are served on mixed greens with eggs, tomatoes, asparagus, olives and croutons. Broiled catfish is topped with crabmeat stuffing and white wine-lemon sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

KENNER SEAFOOD
3140 Loyola Drive, Kenner, (504) 466-4701; www.kennerseafood.net
The nacho oysters features char-grilled oysters in cheese sauce with bacon and jalapenos. Blackened catfish is stuffed with crabmeat dressing. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

LANDRY'S
400 N. Peters St., (504) 558-0038; 8000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 283-1010; www.landrysseafood.com
Acadiana green tomatoes are fried and topped with crawfish and andouille cream sauce. Pimento cheese grits and asparagus accompany broiled crab cakes drizzled with Creole mustard sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

MIDDENDORF'S
30160 Hwy. 51 S., Akers, (985) 386-6666; www.middendorfsrestaurant.com
The fried seafood platter features catfish, oysters, shrimp and hushpuppies. The thin-fried catfish dinner includes fried catfish, coleslaw, hushpuppies and fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

MR. ED'S SEAFOOD & ITALIAN RESTAURANT
910 West Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 463-3030; 1001 Live Oak St., Metairie, (504) 838-0022; www.austinsno.com
The menu includes seafood, Italian dishes, fried chicken, po-boys, salads and daily specials. Eggplant casserole is stuffed with shrimp and crabmeat and served with potatoes and salad. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

MORTON'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
702 Water St., Madisonville, (985) 845-4970; www.mortonsseafood.com
The combination seafood boat features shrimp, oysters and catfish in a hollowed-out loaf of Leidenheimer bread. The Twisted grilled oysters feature grilled oysters topped with lump crabmeat. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Thu.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

NEW ORLEANS HAMBURGER & SEAFOOD CO.
Citywide; www.nohsc.com
The catfish plate features fried thin-cut catfish, Mardi Gras slaw, hushpuppies and garlic-herb fries. The Shrimpzilla is a shrimp po-boy topped with Swiss cheese, roast beef debris gravy and shredded cabbage in Creole mustard sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

PASCAL'S MANALE RESTAURANT
1838 Napoleon Ave., (504) 895-4877
A signature Pascal's dish is New Orleans barbecue shrimp featuring head-on Gulf shrimp in tangy, buttery sauce, served with French bread. The combination pan roast includes oysters, shrimp, crabmeat, shallots and parsley baked in a casserole. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

RALPH & KACOO'S
519 Toulouse St., (504) 522-5226; www.ralphandkacoos.com
The crabmeat Louie salad combines iceberg and romaine lettuces, hardboiled egg, red peppers, olives, purple onions and house-made seafood dressing. Catfish Cocodrie is a grilled or fried fillet topped with crawfish etouffee. Reservations accepted. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

click to enlarge Chef Austin Kirzner prepares creative seafood dishes at Red Fish Grill. - PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
  • Photo by Cheryl Gerber
  • Chef Austin Kirzner prepares creative seafood dishes at Red Fish Grill.

RED FISH GRILL
115 Bourbon St., (504) 598-1200; www.redfishgrill.com
Hickory-grilled redfish is served with tasso and wild mushroom Pontalba potatoes, sauteed Louisiana jumbo lump crabmeat and lemon-butter sauce. Alligator sausage and seafood gumbo is made with a rich dark roux. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

RIOMAR
800 S. Peters St., (504) 525-3474; www.riomarseafood.com
RioMar serves tapas and Latin American dishes. Pan-roasted Louisiana black drum is served with fried eggplant, green beans, almonds and cumin-honey vinaigrette. Sauteed trout is served on a bed of smoked mushrooms, crawfish tails, roasted eggplant, onions and serrano ham in cream sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

SALVO'S SEAFOOD
7742 Hwy. 23, Belle Chasse, (504) 393-7303; www.salvosseafood.com
A trio of blackened catfish fillets is served with corn on the cob, sauteed potatoes, salad and French bread. The combo plate includes shrimp, oysters and stuffed crab. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

SASSAFRAS CREOLE & SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
2501 Leon C. Simon Drive, (504) 288-3939; www.sassafrasnola.com
Stuffed bell pepper is filled with beef, shrimp and crabmeat and served with baked macaroni, green beans and salad. The crabellini features fried crab cakes on capellini smothered in pesto sauce with sauteed crawfish tails and mushrooms. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

SEITHER'S SEAFOOD
279 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 738-1116
The oyster, bacon, mozzarella Monster is a po-boy combining fried oysters, bacon, melted mozzarella and green onions. The boiled seafood platter comes with blue crab, shrimp and crawfish. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

SMITTY'S SEAFOOD
2000 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 468-1647
The Hamper is packed with boiled shrimp, crabs, potatoes, corn, mushrooms, sausage and garlic. Seafood artichoke pasta features penne pasta, fried seafood and artichoke hearts in dill cream sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

SUPERIOR SEAFOOD
4338 St. Charles Ave., (504) 293-3474; www.superiorseafoodnola.com
Shrimp andouille brochettes feature char-grilled, bacon-wrapped shrimp stuffed with andouille sausage and Monterey Jack cheese and come with whipped potatoes and haricot verts. Char-grilled oysters are topped with garlic, herbs, butter and Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

TWO TONYS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
8536 Pontchartrain Blvd., (504) 282-0801; www.two-tonys.com
The broiled seafood au gratin features shrimp, crabmeat and Maine lobster in cheese sauce topped with shredded cheddar and Romano breadcrumbs. The shrimp pasta Mediterranean tosses grilled shrimp and capellini pasta with onions, garlic and plum tomatoes in Chianti sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

VILLAGE INN
9201 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge, (504) 737-4610
The VIP seafood platter includes fried catfish, oysters and shrimp, a stuffed crab, a cup of soup, coleslaw, garlic toast and fries or macaroni and cheese. The grilled remoulade salad combines grilled shrimp, egg and tomatoes on a bed of iceberg lettuce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

VOLEO'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
5134 Nunez St., Lafitte, (504) 689-2482
The blackened Louisiana flounder is topped with shrimp and crawfish butter sauce. The Big Shot pizza is topped with shrimp, crawfish and crab. No Reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon. and Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

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