Deanie’s voted Best Seafood in New Orleans 2017

Deanie’s earns three No. 1 best seafood rankings

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants have earned THREE No. 1 best seafood rankings in this year’s Tops of the Town 2017 readers’ survey awards from New Orleans Magazine. Deanie’s was crowned the Top Place for Seafood, Top Place for Raw Oysters and Top Place for Boiled Crawfish in New Orleans in this year’s survey.

In a city that is ranked in the top 100 for “Best Food Destinations of 2017,” locally owned Deanie’s Seafood strives to provide an unforgettable dining experience for our patrons.

In 2017, the Chifici family celebrated their 35th anniversary as owners/operators of Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, with Deanie’s Seafood in the French Quarter now in its 16th year of operations. Over the past several decades, we have been committed to delivering a truly authentic dining experience for our guests, serving fresh Wild Louisiana seafood in our signature Creole seasonings.

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We’re proud that New Orleans Magazine readers chose Deanie’s the #1 Top Place for Seafood, #1 Top Place for Raw Oysters, and the #1 Top Place for Boiled Crawfish. In 2017, Where Y’at magazine readers named Deanie’s Seafood one of their top picks for “Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans” and “Best Restaurant for Boiled Seafood” in the publication’s Best of the Big Easy 2017 readers’ survey.

Likewise, we also were selected in the top 3 for “Best Seafood Restaurant” in New Orleans, and “Best Place to get Boiled Seafood” by Gambit’s Best of New Orleans Readers Choice Awards, which has recognized Deanie’s consecutively for the past 17 years in nine categories, including “Best Place for Boiled Seafood,” “Best Oyster Po-Boy” and “Best BBQ Shrimp.”


As we look back on the accolades from the past year, we are honored to continue serving our treasured family recipes, and value our customers who not only vote for us in readers’ polls, but also share their photos and experiences on social media. Our patrons know every time they sit down to a meal at Deanie’s Seafood, they’re going to enjoy the freshest local seafood dishes made from scratch, using the highest quality ingredients and prepared with authentic Creole seasonings. With our third restaurant location opening soon in the Garden District and our French Quarter and Bucktown locations going strong, we look forward to a fantastic 2018!


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. Our blog was ranked #31 in Feedspot’s “Best Seafood Blogs” on the planet, which we consider quite an honor!

crawfish quartet deanies seafood best seafood restaurant.jpgFrom food writers to bloggers to reviewers on TripAdvisor and Yelp, people are talking online about Deanie’s Seafood–in fact, Deanie’s receives more page views than 60% of New Orleans restaurants on Yelp. Deanie’s is proud to be recognized as a TripAdvisor “Hall of Fame” member and has earned TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for seven years in a row!

With a seafood market next to our original restaurant in Bucktown and Deanie’s online marketplace,, offering fresh and prepared seafood items, anyone can enjoy the flavors of New Orleans and wild Louisiana seafood from Deanie’s. Whether our customers are celebrating a special occasion, enjoying a weekday meal with friends or family, or visitors looking for the best seafood, every day we strive to be New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurant!  Bon Appetit!

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