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Casamento's Restaurant

4330 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2737
+1 504-895-9761
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oyster loaf” (43 reviews)
“lobster stew” (27 reviews)
“oysters” (160 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4330 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2737
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One bit of advice: order the raw oysters, and only the raw oysters. I hate writing bad reviews, especially for an old New Orleans icon, but a recent visit to Casamento's was a great disappointment. Make no mistake: the oysters are fresh, cool and probably...More

Thank TakeBigBites_Slowly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This legendary place lives up to the hype. It’s small and very busy. Be prepared to wait but worth it. It’s family run and the staff is helpful and pleasant. The fresh raw oysters are plump and meaty. The grilled oysters are fantastic. The oyster...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit New Orleans about once a year. Oftentimes, it's a culinary trip and we seek out new places. However, each time we go we make it a point to have lunch at Casamento's. The traditional "dressed" half Oyster Loaf and a cold beer is...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. Delicious Oysters, Poo Boys are outrageously good. Their trout dinner was excellent. I know they have a lot of fried items, but they know what they're doing. Items perfectly cooked, not greasy at all. All the seafood items we had were amazingly fresh....More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh oysters, great oyster stew, awesome staff and all at a very reasonable price. Get there early or bring a book. Worth the wait!

Thank mgvaillant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kind of place. The Seafood was off the charts fresh. Delicious raw oysters. The fry is perfect.Friendly staff. CASH ONLY.

Thank Charlie Q
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for oysters. It’s only open in Oyster months, only takes cash, and don’t expect to get a table for more than 4 people. Oyster’s are their thing, and they are great. Recently went and had raw oysters, grilled oysters, oyster...More

1  Thank bebenbebo
Reviewed 15 November 2017

First off, stay in the line (which is the counter), otherwise you will be scolded LOL We have been looking forward to this one restaurant for six months and it lived up to its billing on Triple D! The guy doing the shucking even sang...More

1  Thank jimvad
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were introduced to this place by friends of ours and visited in November 2017 with 12 friends. What a great experience from somewhere I would have walked past! Both the raw and baked oysters were fresh and fabulous but what took it over the...More

Thank mkenneth
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

My husband learned about this restaurant in his Automobile magazine and we had to see what all the rave was about. When we arrived there was a long line out the door and we had to wait. The waitress told us about how they had...More

Thank Shannon S
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rick r
2 March 2017|
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Response from mikemartindds | Reviewed this property |
No cocktails, just beer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4330 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2737
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-895-9761
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