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Acme Oyster House

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
724 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-522-5973
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (3,712 reviews)
“po boy” (627 reviews)
“oyster shooters” (124 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
724 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here for a catered event in the upstairs Reef Room. Open bar and buffet. Everything was very good. The space was open and clean with a gallery facing the street. The staff was polite, friendly and attentive. The food was very good. I would...More

Thank isilwath
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have never experienced a bad meal here, ever. My favorites are the chicken and andouille gumbo, Boo fries, roast beef poboy and of. Purse, chargrilled oysters. Casual atmosphere but full of life.

Thank nolatraveler985
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing food & amazing service!! We had never eaten at this establishment before but we were told by our hotel staff that it was great. It really was!! We will definitely eat here again on our next visit!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After trying the chargrilled oysters at Acme, I can never go back to a raw oyster bar and not think about these. They are the way oysters were meant to be cooked and served. So amazing.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stop what you are doing and get over there. If you want food that will make you want to slap your momma... this is it! We went for lunch, short wait and we were able to get 10 people at one table. The food was...More

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I waited in line to be seated @ the bar. Great service, great bartender/server! Chargrilled oysters....outstanding! Unfortunately, ran out of time to go back, but at the top of my list for next time!

Thank artstytraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Acme was recommended but I guess if you are just looking for something easy and quick without a lot of fanfare, this could be your place. For us the oysters were a bit too big for our preference (medium-large) and no others were available to...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly recommended so we went here the night we arrived in NOLA! We went early enough to get right in but they were full. Ordered Hurricanes first and were not disappointed, so good. Had the chargrilled oysters and seafood gumbo both arrived quickly and delicious....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I started on Sept 29 in Seattle Driving down the West Coast for our 30th wedding Anniversary. No schedule just seeing where we end up. We decided to drive home to South Carolina instead of flying and spent a day in New...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another Must See/Go restaurant in the Quarter. We waited about 15 minutes for a party of 8. Did not think that was bad at all. This is a casual place where you go for the food and experience not a jazz band and cocktails. I...More

Thank tahkli71
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24 August 2018|
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Response from carmelaDanvilleVa | Reviewed this property |
We went between 5 and 6. The lines were not as long during that time. Hope that helps.
Cole B
8 February 2018|
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Response from Jessica A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I was there in August.
4 December 2017|
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Response from Curtis W | Reviewed this property |
Not really, but the menu has many items that kids like! We have seen kids in there often.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-5973
Lively New Orleans-based chain offering oysters, po' boys, gumbo & other Cajun-Creole classics.
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