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Deanie's Seafood

1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1313
+1 504-835-4638
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1313
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

When we drove up, I was kind of unsure as to what to expect inside. We were pleasantly surprised and was worth going to. The beer was cold, the crawfish were hot and everthing else we had was spectacular! It is one of those "Must...More

Thank bsgrilling
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was a winner everything was good and I loved those spicy onion rings. I only got the half platter and couldn't finish it. Great choice

Thank LaMon P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the hot potatoes that provide instead of bread. Plenty of great seafood for a reasonable price. Glad to see they haven't lost anything since Hurricane Katrina blew us out of town.

Thank gdgjax
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most tourists eat in or near the French Quarter while visiting New Orleans. But you should give Deanies a try in Bucktown near Lake Pontchartrain. I started with a gumbo (soup)...excellent. Then I had the trifecta - boiled shrimp boiled crawfish and a large crab....More

Thank Andre G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here for Dinner. The Oyster Po-Folk Sandwhich was great. Hostess was personable and friendly. The fried platter had plenty of food. Being from the Chesapeake Bay Area. I have eaten plenty of stuffed crab entrees. I would pass on their Crab Stuffed Shrimp. It...More

Thank Curtis J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about Deanie's is that it is reliable and consistent. Their fried seafood is always good, and while their BBQ shrimp is good, the portion has dramatically changed over the years. It used to be served in a large cast iron skillet with...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here our first night in town. I heard the gumbo was the best so I had to try it. I got the seafood one and I enjoyed it. Just a bit of spice at the end to warm you up. Nice flavor though....More

Thank Sheri H
Deanie's S, Public Relations Manager at Deanie's Seafood, responded to this review

Sheri, thank you for your input. We've submitted your feedback to management. We do appreciate your business and hope you'll come back again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious seafood platter. Highly recommend. It gets a little busy. Might have to wait for a table but completely worth it. Best fried seafood ever!

Thank lmschmitz
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Always reliable but generally a long wait. I like that you can get boiled seafood there, too.I like the one in Bucktown better than the one in the Quarter, but others like the Quarter because it is in a tourist section and it is easy...More

Thank Stanley c. K
Deanie's S, Public Relations Manager at Deanie's Seafood, responded to this review

Stanley, thanks so much for visiting us and for posting your review. Hope you'll come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We opted for this old classic here in Metairie instead of one of the fancy places on Lake Ponchatrain and we're not disappointed. The fried oysters and catfish were delicious and tender. The shrimp appetizer was unique and the bread here is hot and delicious....More

Thank MontanaLaura
Deanie's S, Public Relations Manager at Deanie's Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Be sure to come back and check out our Happy Hour at our Bucktown location! Monday-Friday, 4pm-7pm :)

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KkikoD
On you open on Mondays and can reservation be made
30 November 2016|
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Response from Deanie's S | Property representative |
HI Kiko, Yes we are open on Monday at both locations, but neither restaurant takes reservations. Hope you enjoy your visit to Deanie's!!
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Joneisha
What is the price of a seafood platter
5 March 2016|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Depends on size platter, Giant is about $60, feeds four, Half about $30. Combo seafood platter is about $20.
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Paulcliver
Do you offer a BBQ shrimp sauce mix in packages? like in 1.5 sizes New Orleans Style? Or some other type? Thank you.
29 October 2015|
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Response from Deanie's S | Property representative |
Hello Paulclive, Unfortunately, no, we do not. We do offer our signature Cajun seasoning mix along with seafood such as fresh and live crab and crawfish (when in season) and Louisiana shrimp at our retail web site, Shop... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1313
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-835-4638
  • E-mail
Description
Deanie's Seafood is loved by locals as one of the "Best Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans" (Gambit Weekly, Times Picayune), "Best Place for Crawfish" and the favorite place for fresh Louisiana seafood prepared in our signature Creole seasonings. For over 50 years Deanie's has been serving huge portions of the best boiled, broiled and fried seafood. Its two restaurants in Bucktown and the French Quarter earned a Zagat food and service rating of "very good to excellent," and its French Quarter private dining spaces are perfect for special events, rehearsal dinner and weddings.