Best crab in New Orleans

Check out the top crab in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lola's
1. Lola's
host-0host-1host-2
48 local reviews
3312 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-488-6946
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Cathy
This is not 'touristy' but well known by the locals so plan on a bit of a wait. No problem, as you can go acro…
Chris & Brick
Paella, grilled calamari, crabmeat tropicale, roasted mushrooms, just a great little noisy packed Spanish plac…
Kristin
Great paella and wine!
1. Lola's
1. Lola's
host-0host-1host-2
48 local reviews
3312 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-488-6946
Cathy
Cathy
This is not 'touristy' but well known by the locals so plan on a bit of a wait. No problem, as you can go across the street and grab a bottl…
Chris & Brick
Chris & Brick
Paella, grilled calamari, crabmeat tropicale, roasted mushrooms, just a great little noisy packed Spanish place...no delivery, no reservatio…
Kristin
Kristin
Great paella and wine!
2. Elizabeth's
2. Elizabeth's
host-0host-1host-2
81 local reviews
601 Gallier Street, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-944-9272
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Charlie
Elizabeth's Restaurant www.elizabethsrestaurantnola.com Crab Cakes with Cilantro Cream yes please! Praline Ba…
Cathy
Elizabeth's Restaurant is located in the bywater of New Orleans in a 100 plus year old Building and is known f…
Betsey & Jack
Zagat rated New Orleans style fare. GREAT brunch spot. Try the praline bacon!! YUM. Bar upstairs to hang out a…
2. Elizabeth's
2. Elizabeth's
host-0host-1host-2
81 local reviews
601 Gallier Street, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-944-9272
Charlie
Charlie
Elizabeth's Restaurant www.elizabethsrestaurantnola.com Crab Cakes with Cilantro Cream yes please! Praline Bacon, WTF! Great local vibe, yu…
Cathy
Cathy
Elizabeth's Restaurant is located in the bywater of New Orleans in a 100 plus year old Building and is known for its spectacular brunch. 15…
Betsey & Jack
Betsey & Jack
Zagat rated New Orleans style fare. GREAT brunch spot. Try the praline bacon!! YUM. Bar upstairs to hang out at too.
3. Vincent's
3. Vincent's
host-0host-1host-2
18 local reviews
7839 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-866-9313
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tyler
Delicious family run Italian restaurant , in a lovely and intimate setting off Saint Charles. You can take th…
Joseph
Excellent Italian cuisine. Corn and crabmeat bisque in a bread bowl shouldn't be missed.
Brenna
Delicious family run Italian Resturant, in a lovely and intimate setting off Saint Charles. You can take the …
3. Vincent's
3. Vincent's
host-0host-1host-2
18 local reviews
7839 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-866-9313
Tyler
Tyler
Delicious family run Italian restaurant , in a lovely and intimate setting off Saint Charles. You can take the Saint Charles street car whi…
Joseph
Joseph
Excellent Italian cuisine. Corn and crabmeat bisque in a bread bowl shouldn't be missed.
Brenna
Brenna
Delicious family run Italian Resturant, in a lovely and intimate setting off Saint Charles. You can take the Saint Charles street car which…
4. Jacques-Imo's
4. Jacques-Imo's
host-0host-1host-2
75 local reviews
8324 Oak Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-861-0886
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Michael
A restaurant with character, at Jacques-Imo's you can expect a crowd, and probably the owner walking around, d…
Ashley
For a truly unique New Orleans dining experience, enjoy loud classic rock or R&B in wildly painted atmosphere …
Cathy
A restaurant with character, at Jacques-Imo's you can expect a crowd, and probably the owner walking around, d…
4. Jacques-Imo's
4. Jacques-Imo's
host-0host-1host-2
75 local reviews
8324 Oak Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-861-0886
Michael
Michael
A restaurant with character, at Jacques-Imo's you can expect a crowd, and probably the owner walking around, drinking, and socializing with …
Ashley
Ashley
For a truly unique New Orleans dining experience, enjoy loud classic rock or R&B in wildly painted atmosphere while enjoying the savory, Shr…
Cathy
Cathy
A restaurant with character, at Jacques-Imo's you can expect a crowd, and probably the owner walking around, drinking, and socializing with …
5. New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery
5. New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
77 local reviews
2440 Chartres Street, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-943-0010
CafeBakeryRestaurant
Richard
Crab & Brie Omelet with avocado and an everything bagel - skip the desserts the actual food is where it is at
Chad
Crab & brie omelet with an everything bagel - or a cupcake. Great local spot
Byron
If you're craving shrimp, crab or oysters for breakfast, this place can't be beat. Excellent shrimp and grits,…
5. New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery
5. New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
77 local reviews
2440 Chartres Street, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-943-0010
Richard
Richard
Crab & Brie Omelet with avocado and an everything bagel - skip the desserts the actual food is where it is at
Chad
Chad
Crab & brie omelet with an everything bagel - or a cupcake. Great local spot
Byron
Byron
If you're craving shrimp, crab or oysters for breakfast, this place can't be beat. Excellent shrimp and grits, cornmeal fried oysters and cr…
6. La Petite Grocery
6. La Petite Grocery
host-0host-1host-2
43 local reviews
4238 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-891-3377
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Rami
This inviting Uptown bistro offers scrumptious Contemporary Louisianan fare by chef/co-owner Justin Devillier …
Birdie
Delicious restaurant housed in an old grocery. Blue Crab Beignets!
Vesta
Yummy French restaurant. I adore the blue crab beignets and they have great wine. Get a reservation.
6. La Petite Grocery
6. La Petite Grocery
host-0host-1host-2
43 local reviews
4238 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-891-3377
Rami
Rami
This inviting Uptown bistro offers scrumptious Contemporary Louisianan fare by chef/co-owner Justin Devillier that's modern, but still very …
Birdie
Birdie
Delicious restaurant housed in an old grocery. Blue Crab Beignets!
Vesta
Vesta
Yummy French restaurant. I adore the blue crab beignets and they have great wine. Get a reservation.
7. Galatoires
7. Galatoires
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
209 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-525-2021
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Chris
Wonderful food! Must wear coat (tie optional). Great place for Friday lunch, but usually a long wait. Order Cr…
Cathy
Wonderful food! Must wear coat (tie optional). Great place for Friday lunch, but usually a long wait. Order Cr…
Chris
Wonderful food! Must wear coat (tie optional). Great place for Friday lunch, but usually a long wait. Order Cr…
7. Galatoires
7. Galatoires
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
209 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-525-2021
Chris
Chris
Wonderful food! Must wear coat (tie optional). Great place for Friday lunch, but usually a long wait. Order Crab Au Gratin, Souffle Potatoes…
Cathy
Cathy
Wonderful food! Must wear coat (tie optional). Great place for Friday lunch, but usually a long wait. Order Crab Au Gratin, Souffle Potatoes…
Chris
Chris
Wonderful food! Must wear coat (tie optional). Great place for Friday lunch, but usually a long wait. Order Crab Au Gratin, Souffle Potatoes…
8. Houston's
8. Houston's
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
1755 St Charles Ave, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-524-1578
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Cathy
If you're looking for something fancy for dinner, a white napkin restaurant is just a block away. I recommend …
Lauren
If you're looking for something fancy for dinner, a white napkin restaurant is just a block away. I recommend …
Hollis
Great Soul Food.
8. Houston's
8. Houston's
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
1755 St Charles Ave, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-524-1578
Cathy
Cathy
If you're looking for something fancy for dinner, a white napkin restaurant is just a block away. I recommend the oysters St. Charles and al…
Lauren
Lauren
If you're looking for something fancy for dinner, a white napkin restaurant is just a block away. I recommend the oysters St. Charles and al…
Hollis
Hollis
Great Soul Food.
9. Coop's Place
9. Coop's Place
host-0host-1host-2
31 local reviews
1109 Decatur Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-525-9053
BarRestaurantFood
Gina
This bar has one of the best kitchen's in the French Quarter and it's open until 1am. Definitely try the Cajun…
Molly + Prescott
A dive bar vibe with excellent cajun and creole dishes. Best marinated crab claws in town.
Jamie
Our absolute favorite place to eat. High quality, well priced, true New Orleans food along with great atmosphe…
9. Coop's Place
9. Coop's Place
host-0host-1host-2
31 local reviews
1109 Decatur Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-525-9053
Gina
Gina
This bar has one of the best kitchen's in the French Quarter and it's open until 1am. Definitely try the Cajun pasta, the marinated crab cla…
Molly + Prescott
Molly + Prescott
A dive bar vibe with excellent cajun and creole dishes. Best marinated crab claws in town.
Jamie
Jamie
Our absolute favorite place to eat. High quality, well priced, true New Orleans food along with great atmosphere. You'll love it!
10. Adolfo's
10. Adolfo's
host-0host-1host-2
35 local reviews
611 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-948-3800
BarRestaurantFood
Cathy
One of our favorites, old time creole Italian. LONG waits on the weekend but you hang out at the quirky Apple …
Hayley
Do not miss out on this spot! All the fish dishes are great and pro tip order the ocean sauce it's not on the …
Bekah And Brian
Delicious Italian in a cozy quirky room. Arrive early to avoid a long line; if you don't, just grab a cocktail…
10. Adolfo's
10. Adolfo's
host-0host-1host-2
35 local reviews
611 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-948-3800
Cathy
Cathy
One of our favorites, old time creole Italian. LONG waits on the weekend but you hang out at the quirky Apple Barrel Bar downstairs or wande…
Hayley
Hayley
Do not miss out on this spot! All the fish dishes are great and pro tip order the ocean sauce it's not on the menu. It is amazing half crab …
Bekah And Brian
Bekah And Brian
Delicious Italian in a cozy quirky room. Arrive early to avoid a long line; if you don't, just grab a cocktail at the Apple Barrel downstair…
11. Big Fisherman Seafood
11. Big Fisherman Seafood
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
3301 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-897-9907
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Cathy
This is where you buy your sacks of crawfish to go. Or your boiled shrimp. Other fresh seafood on ice. Great…
Laura
Get some crawfish, crabs and other goodies and come back and hang out on the back patio and have a little make…
Alice & Scott
Great place to pick up some boiled or live crawfish, shrimp, crabs, and other seafood! Pro tip- if you have a …
11. Big Fisherman Seafood
11. Big Fisherman Seafood
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
3301 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-897-9907
Cathy
Cathy
This is where you buy your sacks of crawfish to go. Or your boiled shrimp. Other fresh seafood on ice. Great place to pick up some boiled …
Laura
Laura
Get some crawfish, crabs and other goodies and come back and hang out on the back patio and have a little makeshift boil
Alice & Scott
Alice & Scott
Great place to pick up some boiled or live crawfish, shrimp, crabs, and other seafood! Pro tip- if you have a car, take some crawfish down t…
12. Mandina's Restaurant
12. Mandina's Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
42 local reviews
3800 Canal Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-482-9179
BarRestaurantFood
Dolly
Old school New Orleans seafood and po-boys. Get the Shrimp Remoulade and Crab Finger apps and its a meal! I ta…
Gina
Popular 2-story place serving big portions of classic, homestyle Creole dishes. Excellent place for a lunch of…
Holis
Classic, old school New Orleans food. Try the turtle soup!
12. Mandina's Restaurant
12. Mandina's Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
42 local reviews
3800 Canal Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-482-9179
Dolly
Dolly
Old school New Orleans seafood and po-boys. Get the Shrimp Remoulade and Crab Finger apps and its a meal! I take visitors here. $$
Gina
Gina
Popular 2-story place serving big portions of classic, homestyle Creole dishes. Excellent place for a lunch of soft-shelled crabs with a bow…
Holis
Holis
Classic, old school New Orleans food. Try the turtle soup!