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Drago's Seafood Restaurant

2 Poydras St, At the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA 70130-1656
+1 504-584-3911
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“charbroiled oysters” (1,077 reviews)
“stuffed lobster” (75 reviews)
“salad” (191 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Poydras St, At the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA 70130-1656
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saturday night. At least the server could have offered us bread to nibble during our two hour wait. Delicious, but so dang slow this time.

Reviewed yesterday

Yes, everyone has said 'OMG the oysters'...because oh my GOD those oysters! Charbroiled oysters were the best oysters I ever had in my life, and I have had a lot of oysters. Mama's Seafood Gumbo was pretty dang good too. The Shrimp Creole was not...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To say this place was Amazing would be an understatement! We sat at the bar...Kevin and QT made sure we had plenty to eat! We live on the coast of NC so we know good seafood.....these Oysters were off the charts!! Not for the faint...More

Thank ChristaB1
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like seafood and want to get chargrilled oysters everyone will tell you these are the best, and they are right. We had a few different restaurant's grilled oysters but these are the best dressed. The only down side was the heavy "char" flavor...More

Thank Q9845VXericb
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The char grilled oysters cooked in the shell over a flame we’re AMAZING! They are sitting in their shell soaking in butter and garlic. WOW! Corn bisque was good. It too spicy but please fill the bowl! The bowl (and cup) were only half full....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gumbo outstanding, Oysters off the charts, fried shrimp Po boy to die for. Lobsters are incredible and don't miss the Brownie dessert, you have to save room for this . This restaurant is one of the best casual restaurants in and around NOLA. The place...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've eaten here each time we've visited New Orleans...look forward to it. We took a couple of people there for their first time. Fun experience with family.

Thank wrpupkis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on Lundi Gras with our family, and were not disappointed. The fire roasted oysters are fantastic - you must try those. The alligator bites were yummy and tender, and the local beer was great.

Thank GMercierNH
Reviewed 1 week ago

People always preach Drago's. I dont get it. First, the atmosphere in the bottom of the Hilton is TERRIBLE. Second, the food is so-so. I'll admit that the chargrilled oysters are still really good but everything else is pretty bland. Third, the service is terrible....More

Thank msudawg12
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice evening out with a party of 11 on game day. Service was in good time, food was delicious, and the company was great. From where we were seated we could sorta kinda see the game on the bar TVs. Good memory.

Thank Larry P
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31 December 2017|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
No, but they are a good idea to avoid waiting time!
Duryea W
15 April 2017|
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Response from D8Max | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I can't remember the name of this dish I had, but it was a lobster dish and it was absolutely delicious
28 March 2017|
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Response from Patty D | Reviewed this property |
I think like $20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Poydras St, At the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA 70130-1656
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-584-3911
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  • This restaurant is at Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Home of the Original Charbroiled Oyster!
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