Deanie’s Ranked among New Orleans’ ‘Best Seafood Restaurant’ Top Picks

Earns Locals’ no. 3 spot, recognized in Gayot’s Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in new orleans

As a locally owned business, Deanie’s Seafood has cultivated and fine tuned our family recipes for the last 55 years. Once again, Deanie’s was rated a top 3 Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans and the Best Place to Get Boiled Seafood by locals in Gambit’s annual “Best of New Orleans” readers poll.

The family friendly Zagat-rated Deanie’s Seafood is not only recognized by locals: Deanie’s is No. 5 on Gayot’s 2016 “Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans.”

 Deanie’s is a powerhouse in fresh-from-the-Gulf seafood offerings, and all our dishes are made from scratch using the highest quality ingredients. Deanie’s two restaurants in New Orleans serve certifNew_Orleans_Barbecue_Shrimp_Deanies_Seafood_Restaurant_Wild_Louisiana_seafood_Best_seafood_restaurants_in_New_Orleans-753730-edited.jpgied “Louisiana Wild” seafood, ensuring patrons they’re enjoying the freshest local seafood prepared with authentic Creole seasonings. Deanie’s Seafood is on the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, having earned TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” six years consecutively, and recently was named the “Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans” in Where Y’at Magazine’s Best of the Big Easy 2016.

Deanie’s Seafood is proud to be part of this community’s legendary restaurant industry. A city with more than 1,400 restaurants, Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” for 2016 named New Orleans the #1 Best City for Food in the entire country.

“We appreciate the recognition from our patrons, both local and visitor,” said Barbara Chifici, proprietor of Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants. “We strive to deliver a truly authentic dining experience as well as the best and freshest seafood in New Orleans.” 

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Whether our customers are celebrating a special occasion, enjoying a weekday meal with friends or family, or visitors looking for the best seafood around, every day we strive to be New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurant!  

Here is a roundup of some of our recent accolades:


Deanie’s holds the No. 3 place on the “Best Seafood Restaurant” list and No. 1 “Best Place to Get Boiled Seafood” list on Gambit’s “Best of New Orleans” Readers Choice Awards. Deanie’s has been in the top three for this title 14 of the last 17 years since the awards started in 2000. Their “Best of New Orleans” readers’ poll is a special award that we truly value because it means that our customers continue to support us year after year:  We’ve been selected by Gambit Readers the past 17 years consecutively in nine different categories, including “Best Place for Boiled Seafood,” “Best Oyster Po-Boy” and “Best BBQ Shrimp.”


Deanie’s was thrilled to be voted #1 Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans by Where Y’at Magazine readers in the publication’s “Best of the Big Easy” readers’ survey.


Deanie’s was also chosen in 2015 as one of the top “Favorite Places for Seafood,” as well as “Favorite place for Boiled Crawfish” in New Orleans Magazine’s Tops of the Town readers’ picks.   Deanie’s is also a TripAdvisor “Hall of Fame” member and has earned TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 6 years in a row.

Deanie’s Seafood was the first restaurant and seafood market in the Greater New Orleans region to have earned Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries back in 2014.

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