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Acme Oyster & Seafood House

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3000 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70002-6043
+1 504-835-6410
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy and noisy, just like NO (actually Metairie). Expect a wait, but they will text you when table is ready. Excellent oysters. Great Po-boys. You will enjoy.

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Thank oldxrayguy
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live on the Gulf and are used to fresh seafood so we have really high expectations and Acme didn't disappoint. I was quite shocked to be served the best plate of fried crab claws I have ever eaten. They were very large and fresh, and were fried just perfectly, not the least bit "greasy". My fiance was in heaven... More 

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Thank Miriam M
New Orleans, Louisiana
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far the worst experience ever at a famous New Orleans landmark. We checked in and were told to expect a 30-45 minute wait. After 1 hour and 15 minutes we were seated. We complained to the manager to no avail. The hostess or the dining room manager obviously decided not to push tables together to seat our... More 

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Thank ArBravesFan
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The raw oysters and grilled oysters were fair but not the best. For New Orleans standards I was disappointed. Service was friendly and attentive.

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Thank ILikeItSpicy
New Orleans, Louisiana, Usa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always Acme never lets us down. Char broiled oysters are my favorite They gave a very wide menu so everyone can order easily if you have multiple people I truly enjoy Acme if I am only in for small bite or a big meal

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Thank Warren B
Reggio Calabria, Italy
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335 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is crowded and noisy. The menu is rich. The plates are quite abundant. The problem is that fresh oysters are also proposed fried. Perhaps I made a mistake and put a wrong order. My big roll with oysters (fried!) shrimps was truly disappointing and I didn't finish it. The personnel was very nice and fast. This is the... More 

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Thank Carmine Z
Douglas
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the area for work and decided to stop by. Chargrilled oysters were outstanding!!!! Had some gumbo also and enjoyed it very much.

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Thank Tad H
Fairfield
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in the New Orleans area I thought I would enjoy some Southern Seafood cuisine but due to the music festival every Restaurant in the French Quarters had a extremely long wait time for a table so I ventured over into Metairie & found the ACME OYSTER HOUSE on Veterans Blvd. I elected to sit at the Oyster Bar &... More 

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Thank Glen J
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on game-day (Broncos vs Saints), and were able to be seated rather quickly. Chargrilled and raw oysters are great! Prices are a little better than the New Orleans restaurants, taste and convenience (I was in Meterie) are better.

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Thank gifted72
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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126 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is consistently good, but the patio is the noisiest venue I have ever tried to eat in. There is nowhere near enough available parking; you'll likely have to park in the adjacent shopping center lot.

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Thank David T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70002-6043
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-835-6410

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