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Galley Seafood Restaurant

2535 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70001-5444
+1 504-832-0955
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“boiled shrimp” (22 reviews)
“broiled seafood” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
2535 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70001-5444
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A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

They had friendly service and the food was pretty good. We were there on a Wednesday and it was still packed. It was a larger local crowd than tourists.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

It had been a long day without lunch and now it was after 4:00. We were headed back to Metairie and were looking for somewhere to eat on Metairie Rd when we saw Galley Restaurant. We went in and were seated on their porch. The...More

Thank Darrell V
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I wanted to experience crawfish for the first time like a local, so I did some research that led me to The Galley. Easy, short drive from New Orleans, and I didn’t feel like I was being ripped off in a tourist trap. Our waiter...More

Thank Charise L
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner on a recommendation. We were charged over the odds for boiled crayfish- which were tiny. And had a fried seafood platter with crab which was very expensive. The food was tasty. We waited about an hour for our...More

Thank Georgiee3000
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Met our family for lunch and our party of six was seated on the porch. The vast menu, heavily emphasizing seafood, including oysters, crawfish and shrimp, is sure to please the most discriminating diner. Yes the prices are up there, but the the quality and...More

1  Thank nanGDestin_FL
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Ate dinner with some friends on Friday and we had the best boiled shrimp Ever,the crawfish was hot and delicious we order a onion rings and crawfish hush puppies seafood platter and gulf shrimp dinner which was amazing. We enjoyed this Resturant and will be...More

Thank Monique B
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I got a seafood platter with stuffed crab , my cousin got a shrimp po-boy her husband and fried fish dinner and their daughter had the children's shrimp . We had 1 onion ring as a appetizer 2 beers and 4 cokes and before gratuity...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a "local" spot. Crowded and noisy, It is a porch like atmosphere far from fancy or elegant but excellent food. You can order raw oysters, boiled shrimp or crawfish. They have daily specials which are also excellent. Be sure to check if they...More

Thank carolcave
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The worst experience I’ve had in New Orleans. We waited over 45 minutes for oysters and another 20 after for our meals. When they arrived the salads had over cooked nasty shrimp on them. When we told the waiter he took the salads back and...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This was my second time to eat here and I have not been disappointed at all! From the fish, shrimp, oysters, & crabs, they all have been delicious! Just a hometown type place that takes a lot of pride in the food they serve, which...More

Thank Jeffrey B
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19 July 2017|
Response from GIGROCKS61 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant has charlk board witth Daily specials and always offers hot boiled seafood as well as fried seafood, grilled items so fresh amazing. A must try
Barbara H
14 February 2015|
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Response from MatureTraveler73 | Reviewed this property |
10 -15 minutes at the most from the Marriott Courtyards in Metairie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2535 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70001-5444
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-832-0955
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