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Chookie's Seafood & Oyster Bar

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45654 University Park Ave, Hammond, LA 70401-6510
+1 985-345-6650
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I judge seafood restaurants by their fried shrimp on a bun; their's is great. This is a local diner , not a touristy or high-end dining. It's just excellent food, it's clean, and informal. Really easy to get to from I-55.

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Thank Greg N
Columbia, Mississippi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food and waitstaff, glad us MS seafood lovers on a hunt found this gem, will make it back again and will get a large bowl of Gumbo next time, could have eat a washtub full of that good stuff, PO boys and seafood potato excellent, large enough to carry box home to enjoy next day for lunch!!! Thanks

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Thank Earl H
Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My co-worker fish poboy one of the pieces of fish was spoiled. It smelled horrible liked it was rotten. We advised our waitress and she took it to the back.she said they were throwing the other fish in the container away. The bad part was they still charged us for the poboy they did offer her something else off the... More 

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Thank dwingo67
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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790 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Sandwiches are very good - shrimp and catfish poboys especially. Bisque and gumbo are always exceptional. Staff is always friendly and helpful. Prices are great

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Thank LSUTraveller
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Tried the oysters Josephine. So awesome. And of course the raw oysters were perfect, as usual. You must get the gumbo.

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Thank Dianneschilling
Brookhaven, Mississippi
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Best seafood potatoes ever, love this place, lots of locals good food, always fast. Good waitstaff decor is simple

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Thank Kelvin L
Hammond, Louisiana
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I go here about twice a month I have never ordered anything I didn't love. I love their boiled seafood it is seasoned to perfection The fried pistolets melt in your mouth My only complaint is sometimes it's to crowded to eat there but that's great for them Best raw oysters around always fat and juicy Going there tonight. I'm... More 

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Thank T-Claude
Brookhaven, Mississippi
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143 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Great food I love the seafood potato it is cheesy but delicious this place never disappoints gumbo is good bread is good local hangout plus college bar

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Thank Kelvin L
Louisiana
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

One of my favorite places to eat. Never had a bad experience here yet! I love the food and the staff! Thanks for your awesome service. Keep it up guys!

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Thank Jherilyn J
Hammond, Louisiana
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Funny name but fantastic food. If you haven't tried this restaurant WELL LET ME TELL YOU, YOU are missing some of the best fried, broiled, boiled seafood and New Orleans style Po Boys you will find anywhere. I make sure I have lunch here at least twice a month. The RAW oysters are as good as you will find ANYWHERE... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45654 University Park Ave, Hammond, LA 70401-6510
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 985-345-6650

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?