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Best Seafood Restaurants in Central Business District


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A photo of Red Fish Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • French Quarter
Booked 25 times today
Red Fish Grill is frequently hailed as one of the finest seafood restaurants in New Orleans. Customers' remarks speak volumes about the restaurant's consistently excellent food and service. This establishment offers a variety of seafood classics, including Gulf Oysters and Crab Cassoulet, all of which are cooked to perfection and brimming with flavor. The Shrimp and Grits is often recommended, along with the Wood Grilled Redfish with Louisiana Crab. This restaurant's delectable food, coupled with its welcoming atmosphere, make it a must-visit for seafood enthusiasts. As one reviewer stated, "Redfish definitely lived up to [the] best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans!"
A photo of Bourbon House restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • French Quarter
Booked 25 times today
Bourbon House, set in the heart of New Orleans, offers an exquisite seafood cuisine experience. The restaurant receives glowing reviews for its fresh and flavorful dishes, ranging from seafood sampler, crab crusted fish to oysters and catfish. The rich seafood platter and the best-in-town seafood gumbo are not to be missed. According to the reviews, Bourbon House provides exceptional service with knowledgeable and friendly staff. The ambiance is described as having a NOLA feeling, with a beautiful view of Bourbon Street from its window. Customers frequently comment on the 'excellent', 'amazing' and 'delicious' food they enjoyed, promising to return to this seafood haven.
A photo of Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Central Business District
Booked 49 times today
Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks, often referred to as the "Best Steakhouse in New Orleans," is widely recognized for its outstanding steakhouse cuisine. Many patrons credit the restaurant's remarkable dining ambiance, excellent service, and high food quality as the key elements of their superb dining experience. Adding to their culinary appeal, they offer a variety of other appetizing dishes such as seafood, guaranteeing a diverse menu that satisfies distinct palates. A notable mention from a reviewer is the meticulously prepared 40oz double porterhouse steak which was cooked to perfection and seasoned impeccably. The restaurant's detail-oriented approach is also evident in their expertly crafted cocktails and well-seasoned, flavorful steaks. As such, Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks is deemed a perfect destination for steak lovers seeking a phenomenal dining experience.
A photo of GW Fins restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • French Quarter
Booked 104 times today
GW Fins, located in the heart of New Orleans, is celebrated for its top-tier seafood cuisine. The restaurant stands out due to its daily fresh seafood, innovative preparations, and creative dishes that guests say surpass expectations. A recurring sentiment in reviews is the exceptional quality and freshness of the seafood, with one customer stating it might be the "best seafood in the nation." The menu, which includes diverse seafood dishes such as "Scalibut," "Dry Aged Bluefin Tuna Strip," and "Parmesan Crusted Sheepshead," receives high praise for its culinary delight. Reviews also heavily applaud the service, expressing that the attentive staff and impeccable dining experience make this restaurant a must-try seafood locale in New Orleans.
A photo of Trenasse restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Central Business District
Booked 6 times today
The collaborating chefs of Trenasse focus on Gulf Coast Cuisine with a South Louisiana Flare. Using regionally farmed ingredients we present our dishes classically and creatively. Along with a dynamic team Chefs, we execute a culinary program known as one of “The Best in The City”. Our talented team is ready to serve the thriving business lunch crowd of the central business district, local foodies, and numerous city wide festivals and conventions.
A photo of Blue Bayou Restaurant and Oyster Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • French Quarter
Booked 7 times today
Blue Bayou Restaurant and Oyster Bar transports guests to a slice of New Orleans charm on bustling Canal Street. The restaurant features a captivating interior with a 30-foot faux oak tree, Spanish moss, and charming lanterns, creating a serene bayou ambiance. Our menu showcases the best of local Louisiana cuisine, with fresh seafood and Southern classics taking center stage. From the bustling oyster bar to the extensive selection of regional specialties, Blue Bayou offers a taste of New Orleans tradition.
A photo of Restaurant R'evolution restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • French Quarter
Booked 16 times today
Restaurant R'evolution is a superb choice for anyone seeking an authentic and upscale Creole / Cajian / Southern cuisine in New Orleans. Located in the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Bourbon St, the restaurant provides a tranquil setting amidst the bustling city. It's notable for its high-quality ingredients, brilliant takes on Southern dishes and its knowledgeable and friendly staff that embody "Southern Hospitality". The menu, featuring dishes like blue cheese crusted filet with truffle butter sauce and Paneed Veal, is hailed as "world-class" by many guests. The establishment's dedication to providing a memorable dining experience from the moment of entry until the last course is also a key factor in its charm. Chef John Folse's involvement in crafting the menu elevates the establishment, making the dining experience there even more special. Customers frequently describe their meals and service as "incredible", "impeccable" and "outstanding", asserting that they would unequivocally "recommend this place to anyone".
A photo of Legacy Kitchen's Tacklebox restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Central Business District
Booked 4 times today
Legacy Kitchen's Tacklebox is lauded for its high-quality seafood dishes, with numerous visitors praising its perfectly cooked salmon and extensive selection of New Orleans cuisine. Located nearby the French Quarter, this restaurant is known for its excellent service, with guests highlighting the staff's efficiency, friendliness, and attentiveness. Reviewers also rave about their superb dining experience, mentioning the superb food, the enjoyable ambiance that doesn't rush patrons, and the added bonus of being able to watch significant sporting events. As noted in the reviews, the appetizing and abundant seafood dishes, coupled with outstanding service, make it a must-visit every time when in town.
A photo of Palace Café restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • French Quarter
Booked 17 times today
For larger parties, please call (504) 523-1661.For over two decades Palace Cafe has been serving award-winning, contemporary Creole cuisine in the historic Werlein Music building. Located downtown, at the entrance to the French Quarter, this Dickie Brennan & Co. restaurant is popular with visitors & locals alike.
A photo of The Pelican Club restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • French Quarter
Booked 13 times today
The Pelican Club is widely celebrated for its authentic Creole, Cajun, and Southern cuisine. Nestled in a quiet alley of the French Quarter, the restaurant garners high praises for its superb service, outstanding food, and a commendable wine list. According to the reviews, guests were especially delighted by their Mardi Gras three-course meal, the Scallops Artichoke appetizer, Crab Ravigote, and the Southern Fried Chicken. Patrons also rave about the distinctive, upscale Creole/Cajun menu, the exquisite whole fish, and a must-try dessert, the Crème Brûlée. The Pelican Club is renowned for its great atmosphere, complete with exceptional art adorning the walls, capturing the essence of New Orleans. Its gumbo, touted as one of the best in town, and other seafood-centric dishes are also highly recommended. With its reputation for consistently delivering excellent service and delicious food, The Pelican Club is definitely a star of Southern cuisine.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in Central Business District

Discover the allure of seafood dining in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, a hub that melds local charm with culinary innovation. Renowned for its rich Cajun and Creole influences, the district offers a diverse array of seafood restaurants that cater to every palate. From intimate oyster bars to expansive seafood platters, each establishment promises fresh, locally sourced ingredients that highlight the best of Gulf seafood. Patrons can expect a variety of dining experiences, from the casual to the sophisticated, each emphasizing exceptional service and a welcoming atmosphere. This area not only showcases classic New Orleans flavors but also introduces innovative dishes that make each visit memorable. Whether you're savoring a simple seafood roll or indulging in a luxurious seafood tower, the Central Business District in New Orleans is a prime destination for seafood lovers seeking both traditional and contemporary culinary delights. Experience the vibrant dining scene, where the spirit of New Orleans comes alive through its spectacular seafood offerings.

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