Casamento's

4330 Magazine St (at Napoleon Ave.), New Orleans, LA 70115, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Tue–Wed
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Thu–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 5:30 PM–9:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
No
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.7/10

Based on 55 votes

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  • Eater

    For decor, local renown, and general deliciousness, Casamento’s is hard to beat. You can’t go wrong with the chargrilled or raw oysters or the legendary oyster loaf. [Eater 38 Member]

    Eater · October 5, 2011
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  • Food Network

    Guy Fieri uncovered this oyster bar where nothin's changed since 1919 and the deep fried oysters are still hand-shucked. Read more

    Food Network · December 6, 2011
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  • Tung L.

    tip the shucker, he'll serve you while you wait in line

    Tung Ly · October 18, 2009
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  • Gambit New Orleans

    Famous for chilled raw oysters, this restaurant now char-broils them too. A great place to try them out! Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · April 3, 2013
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  • Travel + Leisure

    Oysters fresh from Gulf Coast waters—served raw on the half shell or fried on Louisiana’s answer to Texas toast—rule at this tile-lined seafood joint. More places to eat like a local: tandl.me/12ufz7c

    Travel + Leisure · March 19, 2013
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  • Tom B.

    Full oyster loaf dressed and a couple a barq's

    Tom Brandt · December 14, 2010
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  • Eater

    For decor, local renown, and general deliciousness, Casamento's is hard to beat. You can’t go wrong with the chargrilled or raw oysters or the legendary oyster loaf. [Eater 38 Member]

    Eater · October 8, 2013
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  • Jenny C.

    Undecided? Get a cup of gumbo and share the seafood platter. Best fried fish/oysters/crab claws I've had.

    Jenny Crowley · November 24, 2012
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  • Krystal K.

    All the seafood is gluten free! They have gluten free beer and you can get raw oysters at the bar while you wait in line.

    Krystal K · November 18, 2012
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  • Erika L.

    Fresh oysters, oyster loaf and a cup of gumbo and you're set!

    Erika Lim · December 4, 2011
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  • The Daily Meal

    Noted as one of the 4 Great Brunch Spots in New Orleans by The Daily Meal. Read more

    The Daily Meal · March 29, 2011
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  • Frances J.

    Super old school & tasty seafood. They fry in lard!

    Frances James · 1 day ago
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  • AGVSM

    Cash only. You'll probably wait in line.Service is very warm and you can tell they've been around for quite some time. The Gumbo and Chargrilled Oysters are unbelievable!

    AGVSM · 6 days ago
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  • David H.

    Great fried seafood, and it's Gluten Free!

    David Ham · 2 weeks ago
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  • Jeremy F.

    Atmosphere and oyster loaf

    Jeremy Fisher · January 21
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  • Chris N.

    Fried oyster or shrimp loaf!

    Chris Nixon · November 13, 2014
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  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Casamento's Restaurant as seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 26, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Stephen Stryjewski, chef of Cochon, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Oyster loaf. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
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  • Food Network

    The raw oysters are "a tradition," says Guy Fieri. Family-owned since 1919, the classic NOLA establishment is also known for irresistible fried-oyster sandwiches, fried shrimp and soft-shell crab. Read more

    Food Network · August 4, 2014
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  • Men's Health Mag

    The main event here is Casamento’s oyster loaf. The crunch from the toast, the juiciness of the fresh oysters, the creaminess of the pickles—this is Gulf Coast eating at its finest. Read more

    Men's Health Mag · August 3, 2014
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  • Men's Health Mag

    Fried catfish dinners, fried chicken, oyster stew, raw oysters, seafood gumbo, fried soft shell crabs, six-layer chocolate cake, and a damn good plate of spaghetti and meatballs. Read more

    Men's Health Mag · August 3, 2014
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  • Epicurious

    The seafood and okra gumbo is the real sleeper here, an unparalleled home-style, tomato-heavy rendition. Read more

    Epicurious · August 3, 2014
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  • Nikki J.

    Fried chicken and oyster loaf

    Nikki J · February 16, 2014
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  • Bridget M.

    Sadly disappointed. Have been wanting to try this place for years and was let down. Service from our waitress was horrible. Cash only.

    Bridget M · October 18, 2013
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  • Aron H.

    Fried seafood - all of it gluten free!

    Aron Hegyi · September 26, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Oyster Loaf - Infamous dish here! My forever fave!

    Julie JEWELeS · May 25, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Chargrilled Oysters - My favorite!

    Julie JEWELeS · May 25, 2013
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Hand Shucked Oysters -

    Julie JEWELeS · May 25, 2013
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  • Jeff M.

    Best gumbo in NOLA. Had a bowl- so good I ordered a cup to follow.

    Jeff Mars · May 7, 2013
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  • R W.

    A chef friend of mine told me to go here for great oysters and the build is cool too.

    R Watkins · January 22, 2012
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  • Jason S.

    Excellent shrimp, oysters, french fries. Cash only, but they have an atm now.

    Jason Strada · November 18, 2011
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  • Christine D.

    Only veg option: grilled cheese

    Christine Ditri · September 18, 2010
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