As the summer heat cools down and the fall season arrives, there is still no better place to be than right here in New Orleans! The sun is still shining, the temperatures enjoyable and the events, food festivals, and holiday celebrations keep the city buzzing with excitement. Fall also happens to be the official oyster season and if you did not know it already, New Orleans is home to some of our country’s best seafood! Whether you like to eat them raw, fried, chargrilled, we’ve got some amazing local restaurants known for serving the most delicious oysters you’ll ever try. Check out a couple favorites below!
Acme Oyster House – Known for their fresh, hand-shucked Louisiana oysters, Acme serves some of the best in town. Choose raw with lemon and spicy cocktails sauce or chargrilled in an herb butter sauce. Better yet, try their oyster shooter!
Deanie’s Seafood – While Deanie’s is well known for amazing crawfish, they are another top place to get seasonal oysters. They have been serving seafood in NOLA for 50 years so are definitely doing something right! There are all kinds of oyster options on their dinner menu such as an Oyster Po-Boy, Oyster Dinner, House Salad with Oysters, and oysters on the half-shell, chargrilled, and barbecued. Delicious!
Crescent City Brewhouse – Located in a gorgeous historical building, this state-of-the-art brewery offers an amazing menu and live jazz every night. They’ve got a delicious Baked Oysters Three Ways as a starter, an Oyster Club sandwich, Oyster Rockefeller Pasta, and of course, Fresh Shucked Oysters.
Not much beats being served a beautiful platter of fresh, out of the sea oysters. Whether you are a purist or love a hint of Tabasco and whether you love to share or play the greedy card to enjoy them all alone, what matters is coming here to try them! It’s a great time of year to be in NOLA—book your next getaway online today!