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Drago's Seafood Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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3232 N Arnoult Rd, Metairie, LA 70002-4738
+1 504-888-9254
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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382 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is something about the pit here. The Oysters are slopped with butter and they come to the table hot and ready to eat. No one can do what they do with charbroiled Oysters. The bread serves as a slop up. Great place in a little out of,the way area, worth the Uber ride.

Thank Paul B
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is so good that the thought of it makes my mouth water. Their oysters are the very best! They can be barbecued, baked, fried and enjoyed. We have had family, friends, and social events here with nothing negative. My favorite close restaurant to share with all friends. It is very busy and I recommend reservations. The menu is... More 

Thank Kathryn B
La Mesa, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have tried tons of oysters and have never liked them. Until I had the charbroiled oysters at Drago's. They are phenomenal! So incredible that I will never be able to go to New Orleans and not stop at Drago's.

Thank rkbdst
New Orleans, Louisiana
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391 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

over the years we have eaten here occasionally. mostly, the food and service had been good, especially when considering the large restaurant this is. a challenge for the kitchen to keep up with. seafood must hit the table as soon as it comes off the heat. a return this weekend was to attend a large xmas dinner party. drago's was... More 

Thank worldexplorer53
Cartagena, Colombia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After 2 dozen of charbroiled oysters, stuffed lobsters and a very good service, we decided to have another dozen of charbroiled oysters for dessert!

Thank kesit0
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the exterior fool you, the food and service are both too rate. We ordered several different entrees and had the famous charbroiled oysters and left no scraps on the plate!

Thank Glenda O
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You must try this place for their char-grilled oysters. It is wonderfully done. The price is not too bad, friendly staff. It is free parking at Metairie location.

Thank RSTC311
The Colony, Texas, United States
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went in for their famous broiled oysters for lunch. I sat at the bar, and the service at the bar was exceptional. I vaca solo, and usually having a meal in the bar area is more miss then hit, so kudos for that. Very attentive. Their signature broiled oysters were excellent. They come out piping hot, even after you... More 

Thank Bruce L
Houston, Texas
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drago's has been around forever and it's one of our favorite stops when visiting the New Orleans area. Stopped in for dinner; had not been in 2+ years. Food was outstanding and the service exceptional. Highly recommend... you can't go wrong here. One word of caution... they don't take reservations so come early!

Thank Terry W
Mobile, Alabama
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful. Best Shrimp and Grits I have ever had and my friend had the Herradura Shrimp which was just as wonderful. The chargrilled oysters are the best you can get in New Orleans! Our waiter was Kyle and he is worth asking for. So friendly and typical of New Orleans hospitality!!!

Thank jane m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3232 N Arnoult Rd, Metairie, LA 70002-4738
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-888-9254
Home of the Original Charbroiled Oyster!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?