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Bucktober Fridays returns Oct. 2

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Oct 02 2015

Deanie’s Seafood welcomes our neighbors and friends to a live outdoor concert series at our original location in Bucktown. Deanie's will be serving up the best Louisiana Wild Seafood and great local bands will be featured to kick off the 4th annual event.

Presented by the Bucktown Philanthropic Trust, Bucktober Fridays runs on Fridays in the month of October and features great bands like Vince Vance & The Valiants, Brent Rozell & The Soulmates, and MJ & The Redeemers. Performance dates are October 2, 9, 16 and 30. With the rest of Bucktown, Deanie's will celebrate the season at the Bucktown Seafood Festival on October 23, and hope to see you there too!

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Topics: Bucktown, Louisiana seafood, live music

Deanie’s Seafood featured in 'New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants'

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 22 2015

Author Ann Benoit publishes new book featuring top seafood restaurants

One of the many charms of New Orleans and its surrounding areas is its bounty of restaurants, especially those known for their seafood. An area favorite is Deanie’s Seafood, whose reputation as a well-loved eating establishment has kept the Chifici family running it successfully for 33 of its 50+ years.

Deanie’s has earned its place in New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants by award-winning author Ann Benoit, a new book published by Pelican Publishing and released this month on  Benoit also has published New Orleans Best Ethnic Restaurants as well as Broussard’s Restaurant and Courtyard Cookbook, both of which received the Editor's Choice for Top 20 Louisiana Cookbooks for Great American Eats - Amazon's Favorite Cookbooks Coast to Coast.

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Topics: restaurant, seafood

Bucktown Seafood Festival Partners with Deanie's Seafood

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 17 2015

Deanie's is title sponsor of  18th-annual festival Oct. 23-25

METAIRIE, LA.–Sept. 17, 2015–The Bucktown Seafood Festival and St. Louis King of France School are thrilled to announce their partnership with Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant, a Bucktown institution for more than 50 years.

Deanie’s Seafood is title sponsor of this year’s Bucktown Seafood Festival and will provide all the amazing seafood dishes that Bucktown is known for in the Metro New Orleans area and around the world, including Charbroiled Oysters, Seafood Gumbo, Fried Catfish, Fried Shrimp, Crawfish Balls, and more.

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Topics: Bucktown, seafood festival

New Gulf Oyster Hatchery Opens in Louisiana

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jul 24 2015

By Ed Lallo, Gulf Seafood Institute

As John Supan, the director of Louisiana’s Sea Grant Oyster Research Laboratory and oyster specialist for the LSU Agricultural Center, prepares for the first season of production at the state’s new $3 million oyster hatchery, he is focusing on water quality issues that have plagued the old Grand Isle site the past four years.

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Topics: Gulf, fish, Oysters

5 Days of Summer Shrimp Recipes: Deanie’s Bayou Seafood Salad

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jul 03 2015

Just in time for your Fourth of July cookout, on our last day of our five days of summer shrimp recipes, we are sharing the recipe for Deanie’s own light and simple Bayou Seafood Salad. One of the most popular at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants, it’s so easy to put together at home or enjoy at one of our restaurant locations. The salad makes the perfect light summer lunch.

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Shrimp, Gulf shrimp, recipes

5 Days of Summer Shrimp Recipes: Bacon Wrapped Gulf Shrimp

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jul 02 2015

Perfect for your backyard Fourth of July celebrations and most any time of year, this shrimp recipe is easy to prepare and sure to please your friends and family. 

Today, we are sharing our method for making Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Everyone loves bacon and cooking bacon wrapped shrimp is just another excuse to use your grill this summer!
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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Shrimp, Gulf Seafood, recipes

5 Days of Summer Shrimp Recipes: Shrimp Ceviche

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jul 01 2015

The hot days of summer mean summer vacation, and this cool and refreshing shrimp dish reminds us of a little summer siesta! Today we are sharing an easy-to-prepare Shrimp Ceviche recipe as the third in our five days of summer shrimp recipes. It’s the perfect snack to eat by your pool or to impress guests with as an appetizer at a summer gathering, and it’s so easy to make! Try this for your upcoming Fourth of July summer barbecue. 

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Shrimp, Gulf shrimp, recipes

5 Days of Summer Shrimp Recipes: Shrimp Remoulade

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jun 30 2015

Today we are sharing our second easy-to-prepare shrimp recipe in our five days of summer shrimp recipes! Shrimp Remoulade is a New Orleans tradition and the combination of chilled shrimp and tangy sauce are perfect as an hors d'oeuvre at a summer barbecue or Fourth of July get together.

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Shrimp, Gulf shrimp, recipes

5 Days of Summer Shrimp Recipes: Shrimp Kebabs

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jun 29 2015

One of our favorite Louisiana seafoods in season during the summer months are deliciously fresh Gulf shrimp. With the official kickoff of summer and Fourth of July get togethers right around the corner, we are celebrating shrimp by sharing five days of summer shrimp recipes!

We will share one easy-to-prepare refreshing summer shrimp recipe to prepare in your kitchen or on the grill, including the makings for our simple and light Bayou Seafood Salad, each day for the next 5 days! These simple recipes are perfect to bring to a summer barbeque and to enjoy in your own kitchen or backyard.

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Shrimp, Gulf shrimp, recipes

Louisiana summer seafood: What’s in season?

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Jun 12 2015

It’s becoming more widely known and appreciated that food tastes best when it’s in season and buying domestically is important for a number of reasons. That goes for fruits, veggies and one of our biggest assets here in South Louisiana, Gulf seafood.

We are lucky to live in a region with one of the biggest sources of some of the best-tasting seafood in the world. Louisiana is one of the largest suppliers of seafood in the nation. The Gulf Coast produces 70 percent of the nation’s oysters, 69 percent of domestic shrimp, is a leading producer of domestic hard and soft-shell blue crabs and represents 20 percent of all domestic seafood consumed in the U.S. 

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Topics: fish, Shrimp, crab, seafood, seasonal


For over 50 years

Deanie's Seafood is loved by locals as the "Best Seafood Restaurant" (Times Picayune), “Best Place for Crawfish” (Tops of the Town 2014, New Orleans magazine) and the favorite place for fresh Louisiana seafood prepared in our signature Creole seasonings.

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