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Basin Seafood & Spirits

3222 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2321
+1 504-302-7391
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“fish tacos” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3222 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2321
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came to NO for my birthday and we chose to go to Basin for brunch. So good. I ate off of everyone’s plate. I had the shrimp and grits. Awesome. My bestie had the crawfish Mac and cheese and it was everything. My hubby had...More

Thank Maritha F
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Delicious food and wonderful staff. Our waiter was very attentive and even gave us suggestions of things to do in the area. I highly recommend it!

Thank karlo
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We found this place on tripadvisor and it was recommended by our bartender at DoubleTree. There were two of us and we split the charbroiled oysters, royal reds, and crab & crawfish beignets. All of the food and drinks were excellent! We couldn't ask for...More

Thank Sheryljack
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We come to New Orleans about once a year and tried this little restaurant on a whim. What we discovered was that the service was personable and the food was AMAZING! 5 in our party and we all tasted each other’s food. Everything we had...More

Thank Amber T
Reviewed July 20, 2018

lunch here consisted of the charbroiled oysters which were ok but like most seafood no outstanding flavor. the crab/crawfish bignets were good. the staff was attentive and the meal came quickly and reasonably priced

Thank Joe32926
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Found this place while visiting the garden district in New Orleans. Food and service were awesome. Everyone in our party of 4 were very pleased with their choices. The best meal we ate in New Orleans. Highly recommend it !

Thank dsheeler70
Reviewed May 20, 2018

There are certain expectations when dining out. First, one expects that the ingredients listed for a certain dish, contain the ingredients. Not true with my meal. I ordered the Grilled Yellow Fin Tuna. Listed among other items was Kalamata olives. The dish arrived, less the...More

Thank sorbet5011
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while strolling along Magazine Street looking thru the shops. They were understaffed and there was a long wait for a table, although there were plenty of tables empty - but hostess/waitress was very pleasant and did her best to accommodate...More

Thank c T
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Basin Seafood is a smaller restaurant in the Garden District, about 2 miles from the "downtown" area of New Orleans but so, so worth the $8 ride to get there. You're far enough away from the touristy spots that there's no bland gumbo or overly...More

Thank snowmanonfire
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The drinks were unique and interesting. The food was just meh. We tried the seafood platter which we thought would be a good representation the food. The shrimp and catfish were okay, but the oysters were really fishy. Neither of us were a fan of...More

Thank scottm192
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3222 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2321
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-302-7391
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