ACME Oyster House

93% love it
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For over 100 years, Acme has been satisfying the hungriest of people all over the world. It's also home of the world famous oyster eating challenge.
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    • TheoB
      TheoB Over a year ago

      The chargrilled oysters are on par with the ones at Drago's. They're really good with a cheesy, buttery topping.

    • Ronbo
      Ronbo Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Grilled oysters!!!
      There is no place better for grilled oysters.

    • sadevil
      sadevil Over a year ago

      Falcons vs Saints 2015
      My friend and I came to this spot. He was determine to try this establishment out before the saints and falcons game. The restaurant is a great atmosphere, food was ok. However the location was pretty convenient for drinking status/mode, lol. A worker named J***** was not our server, but did show me a great experience later on that night;p I would tell people to just try it out. I probably wouldn't go back, unless,....《;p》hahaha

    • Tsukiko
      Tsukiko Over a year ago
      Loves it

      The Oysters!!!!!
      My mother and I truly hated oysters until we went here with my dad. The waitress convinced us to try one of their chargrilled oysters and we were hooked!!! WTF!! After 16 yrs of saying "NO!" to oysters, I said "Hell Yeah!!!!" to Acme Oyster House?! I'll wait as long as I have to to eat here. It's so worth the wait and the oysters are addictive.....

    • kdlivingston
      kdlivingston Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Best Fried Oysters
      Long wait to get in but well worth it. The oysters are phenomenal and the potato salad. Such an odd menu item but it is delicious!!

    • fordman210
      fordman210 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Over rated
      We had to try this placeafter hearing all tthe hype. I must say that it was ok at best. Definately not worth the time you wait to get in.

    • Tweetybird
      Tweetybird Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Don't forget Acme at the Airport as you leave
      We always get to the airport early when we are leaving New Orleans so we can have a dozen oysters at the Acme Oyster cafe at Louis Armstrong Airport. They also serve Red Beans & Rice and other seafood specialties. It's a wonderful parting interlude-- perfect way to extend your New Orleans visit to the last moment :-)

    • jimbonpb
      jimbonpb Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great Joint
      Delicious food, cold beer, decent value, casual ambience. What could be a better combination?

    • tnsoutherner
      tnsoutherner Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Don't freak about the line to get in
      ACME Oyster House is a local institution. There is always a line on the street to get in - but it moves fast. Sit at the bar and have a dozen raw oysters and a fried shrimp po-boy. We hit it a least twice on every trip.