For that reason, seafood is a big part of the local culinary cuisine and there are so many options to choose from. It just might take you a whole week just to sample it all. New Orleans is quite diverse when it comes to the types and varieties of foods including seafood and how is prepared and served.
New Orleans is known for its Cajun/Creole food and when visiting there you absolutely have to try it. The French Quarter is the place to go to New Orleans to see all that New Orleans has to offer when it comes to culture and enjoying the best Cajun/Creole and seafood.
Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans
#1 Cafe Sbisa – The Cafe Sbisa is located in the French Quarter and it features a diverse menu of Cajun/Creole, Seafood (crab, seafood gumbo, oysters and many varieties of fish) and steak. The food, service, and atmosphere are tremendous and the prices are extremely reasonable.
#2 Oceana Grill – The Oceana Grill is located in the French Quarter of New Orleans and it serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It features a wide range of foods from eggs, steak, seafood and cajun/creole. You will not find a more diverse menu in New Orleans than you will find at the Oceana Grill and the price is quite reasonable.
#3 GW Fins – The GW Fins restaurant is located in the French Quarter of New Orleans and it features a wide range of seafood options like lobster, crab, scallops and a huge selection of fish like halibut. They also serve a GW Fins original entree called Scalibut, which is a halibut fillet with scallops melted on top. The food, service, and atmosphere were top notch, the prices moderately expensive.
#4 Acme Oyster House – The Acme Oyster House is located outside of the French Quarter in the Central Business District. The menu consists of mainly seafood from oysters, crawfish, shrimp, but you can get a burger, po’boy sandwich. The food, service, and atmosphere are really good and prices are moderate.
#5 Royal House – The Royal House is located in the French Quarter and features a really diverse menu with a combination of oysters dishes, seafood, and local fare to truly offer the patron a great sampling of what New Orleans has to offer at a very reasonable price.