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Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

Cuisine: Seafood

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Garden District's Best Lunch: Superior Seafood, located on the corner of Napoleon and St. Charles delivers solid seafood options right on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line. Housed in a building that was once a stable for the mules that pulled the street cars along before electricity, the restaurant has a gorgeous zinc bar with a fab cocktail list to match. Reasonably priced lunch choices range from salads, fried platters and po-boys to grilled seafood, if you're watching your waistline. The happy hour oysters specials are legend, with raw oysters just $.50 and two for one frozen mojitos. Save room for the bread pudding for dessert.

Crawfish: Superior Seafood, located on the important corner of Napoleon and St. Charles is the preeminent seafood restaurant of Uptown New Orleans. The enchanting exterior and decor of the inside make you feel like you are entering a steamboat filled to the brim with tasty selections from the sea. While specializing in oysters (50 cent raw oysters from 4-6:30 daily), they also have great seafood pasta dishes and french bread. Their tantalizing wine list will undoubtedly include the vino you crave, and the servers will be happy to explain anything about the menu. Easily accessible off the St. Charles streetcar, be sure to stop in during your travelings to Uptown!

Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus: Superior Seafood, located on the corner of Napoleon and St. Charles Uptown, is a popular seafood restaurant with a comprehensive gluten-free menu with boatloads of options. Choose from risottos and blackened seafood items, salads, fresh grilled fish and flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Situated right on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, Superior has a large bar, full-service oyster bar, climate-controlled patio and private indoor and outdoor dining space. The building was formerly used as a car barn for the New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad Company in the early 1800s. Come for happy hour and enjoy 50 cent raw oysters. The vast wine list includes 325 selections, or order a shot neat from the 100 whiskey menu.


4338 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115

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(504) 293-3474

Expert Tips by Beth D'Addono

New Orleans Local Expert

Garden District's Best Lunch: "Always get the char-grilled oysters loaded with butter and parmesan cheese and are absolutely to die for."

Crawfish, Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus: "Every meal at Superior Seafood needs to be prefaced by a sampling of the the char-grilled oysters. They are loaded with butter and parmesan/romano cheeses and are absolutely to die for."

Best for Garden District's Best Lunch Because: Lunch is served daily from 11 am, a great option for hungry early birds.

Best for Crawfish Because: Superior Seafood offers dine-in and take-out boiled crawfish in season.

Best for Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus Because: A popular spot for all kinds of seafood, Superior doesn't leave its gluten-free customers out of the mix.

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