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Captain Sid's Seafood

1700 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1314
+1 504-831-2840
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“crawfish” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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1700 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1314
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered crabs, shrimp, potatoes and corn. It was all wonderful and the service was great!! I don't get to eat this type of food often so my expectations were high and they were all met. I live in Kansas City and saw you can...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Captain Sid's is one of 3 remaining seafood markets in the area known as "Bucktown." This isn't a sit-down restaurant. It's a market, grab boiled seafood and go sit at the Lake, or purchase fresh seafood to bring home and prepare yourself. The pricing is...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I don't know why there's so few reviews of Captain Sid's because this place is AWESOME! We were in town from Florida for jazz fest and were a foursome who did a vrbo house. We left the festival around ten of six and called to...More

Thank hlinfl
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent service! Packed 40 lb of shrimp on ice for travel back home. Glad we found this place in Metairie instead of going to Westwego to get our shrimp.

Thank bunnytrail
Reviewed 27 March 2016

They are great people who do a great job of boiling seafood to pick up and take out. They will peel the shrimp for you if you call in advance.

Thank Tunasalmen
Reviewed 20 August 2015

our go-to seafood-to-go deli, this bucktown cornerstone consistently provides the freshest of the fresh seafood, boiled seafood, sides or prepared dishes. whether you want fresh seafood right off the dock, or rather have captain sid do the boiling, they'll set you up with an array...More

Thank 9eyedmonkey
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We visit New Orleans pretty regularly, as my in-laws live here, and we always stop at Captain Sid's. Most trips, we take some potato salad home with us in an ice chest.

Thank mayostard
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Lady working was very friendly, gave us great recommendations and a tester of the potato salad to try. We bought whole crabs for a picnic which were extremely tasty and we were able to eat simply with our hands and using a fork. Also bought...More

Thank TheHellsBells91
Reviewed 24 October 2014

I throw a big crawfish boil every year (around 200 pound), and I always get my crawfish here. The service is warm and effective, and the crawfish are always the best. We have made our own, but the spike packs they make (1 main pot...More

Thank Rigel54
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Not only is the seafood fresh but what you buy cooked is cooked by someone who how the locals eat it!

Thank Kim B
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  • Address: 1700 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005-1314
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-831-2840
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