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Grand Isle Restaurant

575 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-520-8530
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (120 reviews)
“butter fish” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
575 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We wanted a place to eat near the Hilton, found this place which seemed to offer good oysters and a creole style menu. Best of both worlds in N.O. right? We were not disappointed, the oysters are indeed quite good, and the shrimp&grits and fisherman...More

Thank AnneL5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it. The food is great and the service is friendly. We shared fried shrimp that were perfect and their new award winning Shrimp Caminada Poboy was spectacular. Their drink menu is good and the baked oysters were good, as well. It's just a...More

Thank jeaniej2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best oyster bars in the City, always with great local oysters. Otherwise, they offer a wide ranging menu of generally very well prepared food that will suit almost anyone. A great place for business dinners/lunches or anytime I need oysters!!

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was at a convention across the street, stopped in for oysters and beer on my break, female/alone. I sat at the bar and Tracey the bartender was so friendly and made me feel welcome! I had oysters and they were fantastic, both the raw and...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the servers name was Yolanda, she was the best. Southern Charm, full of love and made several great food suggestions. Grande Isle is where Hemmingway was born so they have a drink with his namesake - I highly recommend it. Food was pretty...More

Thank SleptThereAteThat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a tasty meal last night. Our table had creole catfish, Gumbo, onion rings and salads. All were very good.

Thank William-Scarlette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal sitting outside on Fulton Street. Had some local snapper and crawfish etouffee and every thing was tasty and seasoned perfectly.

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had a great dinner here with the wife. she got some sort of shrimp dish and I got boiled shrimp which was fabulous!

Thank bakerbecker
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I've walked by this restaurant many times but have never ventured inside, but last night, while on Fulton with friends, we had a lovely dinner here. The oysters were phenomenal, and the entrees were not only the perfect portions but were nicely prepared. I really...More

Thank thatonegirlfromla
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Great service from our waitress LaDonna, we ordered a couple of mini shrimp boils for $7 which is an insane happy hour special and might be the best shrimp I've ever had, shrimp & grits, catfish dinner and a half dozen raw oysters 75 cents...More

Thank John L
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
    (Fulton St & Convention Center Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-520-8530
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