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Serving Authentic Wild Louisiana Seafood

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 20 2018

Why we serve Certified Authentic Wild Louisiana Seafood

Louisiana is known for our delicious seafood, but where does it all come from? One way to be sure of the quality of your seafood dish is to check to see if the product you are buying or menu you’ve selected it from has the Authentic Louisiana Certified Wild Seafood Logo. Restaurants, grocers and seafood markets displaying this logo are guaranteed to have the best quality wild seafood Louisiana straight from the Gulf Coast.

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood Industry, Seafood Health Benefits, Sustainable Seafood, Louisiana Seafood, Domestic Fish

Take Back Your Thanksgiving Holiday - Leave the Cooking to us

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 16 2018

Offering traditional made-from-scratch holiday take-home menu

Imagine if you could still have all the traditional Thanksgiving recipes you love without having to put in all that work. The average American spends 15 hours preparing a Thanksgiving meal from scratch. Heating up the oven is a lot easier than starting from scratch: Take back your Thanksgiving holiday and leave the cooking to Deanie’s Seafood, where you can order a classic prepared Thanksgiving meal, and all you need to do is heat and serve!

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Topics: Online Seafood Market, Holidays

Time to Save Your Seat for the Santa Event of the Season

Posted by Jeff Moore on Nov 14 2018

NOLA’s Favorite Family Christmas Tradition

Yep, it’s nearly Christmastime in New Orleans. And oh what fun it is! From the twinkling lights of City Park to the Krewe of Jingle Parade, it’s the time of year when families flock to take in the sights and sounds of this most glorious season! But of all the family Christmas traditions in NOLA, all the kiddos will agree, nothing compares to the Candyland Christmas with Vince Vance event at Deanie’s in the French Quarter.

"We have attended several times. My grandchildren say it's the best Christmas show!"
Linda R.

Deanie's holiday family program and Breakfast with Santa takes place over four dates in December and supports Angels' Place of New Orleans, a non-profit that offers respite care and other services to local families with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

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Topics: Candyland Christmas, Kids Events, Events, Holidays, Family Friendly Restaurants, Deanie's in the French Quarter

Deanie’s Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans for 2018

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Nov 06 2018

NODS FOR New Orleans best seafood, besT for boiled seafood 

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants is grateful to its loyal customers for continuing our legacy of accolades representing Deanie’s commitment for delivering locally sourced Wild Louisiana seafood with our signature housemade recipes. This year, Deanie’s has earned top seafood restaurant awards from Gambit’s “Best of New Orleans,” Where Y’at Magazine’s “Best of the Big Easy,” and New Orleans Magazine’s “Tops of the Town” awards. 

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Topics: New Orleans Best Seafood (awards etc), Deanie's Seafood Restaurant, New Orleans

Reserve your prepared turkeys, roasts and sides for Thanksgiving & Christmas

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Nov 01 2018

Order your Holiday Meal from Deanie's Holiday Take-Home Menu

The holidays are all about family, friends—and, of course, food! There are so many preparations that need to be made, whether you’re feeding a crowd or arriving as a guest to the holiday table. Check one item off your list by letting Deanie’s Seafood handle some (or all!) of your Thanksgiving or Christmas menu items.

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Topics: Online Seafood Market, Holidays

Papa Noel is Coming to Town – And Boy is he Throwing a Party!

Posted by Jeff Moore on Oct 24 2018

Christmas New Orleans Style Family Fun at Deanie’s in the Quarter

New Orleans is full of fun family Christmas traditions. And Deanie’s Candyland Christmas featuring Vince Vance is certainly one you won’t want to miss. More than just a morning full of joy for the little ones, parents and grandparents say it’s their favorite Christmas tradition of the season. But you’d better hurry! Space is filling up fast! 

“Our family has enjoyed this event for the last four years. We hope to continue this new family tradition – even when we no longer have a little one to bring!”
Pamela W.

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Topics: Candyland Christmas, Events, Kids Events, Holidays, Deanie's in the French Quarter, Family Friendly Restaurants

Celebrate the Holidays with Deanie’s Candyland Christmas Featuring Vince Vance

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 19 2018

Deanie’s in the French Quarter offers Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Kids Show

Join Deanie’s Seafood to celebrate the holiday season in the French Quarter with a fun-filled holiday program both kids and adults will enjoy. Deanie’s Candyland Christmas featuring Vince Vance will be offered December 8, 9, 15 & 16 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant, 841 Iberville St.

This New Orlean’s style holiday celebration includes a buffet breakfast, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, memorable arts & crafts for the kids, an interactive holiday performance by Vince Vance and the Valianettes, and a dance train to Candyland station.

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Topics: Candyland Christmas, Events, Kids Events, Holidays, Family Friendly Restaurants, Deanie's in the French Quarter

Hard Shell and Soft Shell Crabs

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 17 2018

Differences between hard shell crabs and soft shell crabs

Looking from the outside, it can be hard to believe that soft shell crabs are the same species as hard shell crabs. Soft shell crabs are in fact blue crabs that have shed their hardened exterior shell. Hard and soft shell crabs are cooked in very different ways causing them to be a part of a diverse range of dishes, due mostly to the difference in their outer shell.

We'll share the best ways to eat and prepare both hard shell and soft shell crabs.

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood in Season, Louisiana Blue Crab, Louisiana Seafood

Preorder your Prepared Holiday Meal from Deanie's

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 11 2018


Want the secret to a stress-free, delicious, enjoyable holiday meal? The secret: Don’t be stuck cooking in the kitchen for hours! Whether you’re hosting a holiday dinner and providing most of the food or looking to impress your friends and family with that one dish you committed to bring, we’re here to help. 

Simply show up to the Thanksgiving or Christmas table with our precooked take home dishes, then sit back and take all the credit. We promise we won't tell!

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Topics: Online Seafood Market, Holidays

Tips for Holiday Private Party Planning in New Orleans

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 04 2018

Easy Steps to make Holiday Party Planning a Snap

Planning any party is a difficult task. Planning a party or event for a large group during the holidays, one of the busiest times of the year, is even more difficult. From finding the right venue to selecting the menus to choosing decorations, Deanie’s Seafood has plenty of experience organizing events during the holiday. We’re offering some tips to make the whole process go a little easier.

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Topics: Private Parties, Private Venues, New Orleans


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