Deanie’s recognized among New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants

‘Best of the Big Easy’ recognizes Deanie’s in top 3 Seafood Restaurants, Places for Boiled Seafood

Gambit, a New Orleans news, politics, food and entertainment weekly, has recognized Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants with two top honors in their annual “Best of New Orleans” readers” poll. Deanie’s was voted in the top 3 among Best Seafood Restaurants (No. 3) for the sixth consecutive year, and among Best Places for Boiled Seafood (No. 2) for the third consecutive year in the 2018 readers’ survey, published Aug. 28. The 2018 “Best of the Big Easy Awards” marks the 18th-consecutive year Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants has been honored in the “Best of New Orleans” readers’ poll in nine categories, including Best Place for Boiled Seafood, Best Oyster Po-Boy and Best BBQ Shrimp.

Deanie’s is among New Orleans’ favorite Seafood Restaurants

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants work tirelessly to create a truly authentic dining experience in a city ranked as Travel & Leisure’s Favorite American City for Food and  Zagat’s No. 8 Most Exciting Food City. Each of the family-owned restaurant group’s three locations prides itself on serving the best and freshest seafood in the Big Easy using treasured family recipes. Deanie’s ranking among the top seafood restaurants in New Orleans is a special honor given the city’s more than 1,400 restaurants.

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Gambit’s annual awards are compiled by surveying local readers, so you know these results are determined by real New Orleanians. Deanie’s has made a commitment to prepare and serve the highest quality seafood available to locals and visitors alike, and its dedication has helped establish Deanie’s as a New Orleans’ favorite today and for over 50 years.

Deanie’s has also received top honors in Where Y’at magazine’s “Best of the Big Easy 2018” Awards, ranking No.1 Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans, the fifth time it has been selected by Where Y’at readers among the top three seafood restaurants in New Orleans. Deanie’s also was selected this year as Where Y’at  No. 2 Best Restaurant for Boiled Seafood.

“For more than 55 years, Deanie’s has earned a reputation as an established, recommended local favorite consistently recognized as one of the top seafood restaurants in New Orleans,” said Deanie’s Seafood Proprietor Barbara Chifici. “We’re proud to be family owned and operated and are committed to living up to the Deanie’s standard at our three locations in New Orleans.”

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant is an acclaimed family friendly Zagat-rated restaurant. The review site featured Deanie’s on its “New Orleans Best Seafood Restaurant” list and featured Deanie’s Charbroiled Oysters and New Orleans Barbeque Shrimp on Zagat’s :BBQ Nation” tour in 2017, which highlighted barbecue joints across the country.

Deanie’s is proud to be a TripAdvisor “Hall of Fame” member and has consecutively earned TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence the past seven years. Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants’ blog is ranked among the “Best Seafood Blogs for Seafood Lovers,” coming in at 23rd among seafood blogs throughout the world.


Rated by locals as one of New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants, Deanie’s Seafood is known for serving fresh Louisiana seafood prepared with Deanie’s signature Creole seasonings. Family-owned and -operated, Deanie’s Seafood operates three successful restaurants, including its original restaurant and seafood market in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Deanie’s in the French Quarter, 841 Iberville St., and its newest location, Deanie’s Sea Food Kitchen, 2200 Magazine Street in the Garden District. Deanie’s offers off-site catering serving the authentic flavor of New Orleans and ships fresh Louisiana seafood including Louisiana oysters, shrimp, crawfish and blue crab, and delicious prepared items such as seafood gumbo, crawfish etouffee and stuffed crab and crawfish through its online retail site

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