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Top 10 Places to get Boiled Crawfish!

Updated: Mar 1, 2021

Here's a list of places in the New Orleans area where you can get delicious boiled crawfish!

Top 10 Places to get Boiled Crawfish:
  1. Seither's Seafood: Chef Jason Seither's seafood restaurant on Hickory Avenue in Harahan is my top place to go out for a delicious boil. He uses his own seasoning, Amplified, that is the perfect mix of spice that's loaded with flavor. The atmosphere at Seither's makes you feel like you're at a beach-side restaurant with amazing entrees and other delicious local seafood. You can order sacks of live crawfish and seasonal seafood. They now have more than 100 seats outside with a stage for live music on the weekends. Call to book reservations. (Location: 279 Hickory Ave, Harahan, LA 70123)

  2. Bevi Seafood: Chef Justin LeBlanc is serving up fresh boiled crawfish & other seasonal seafood at this little casual restaurant in Mid-City. Come to enjoy the crawfish along with a po boy and cup of gumbo. (Location: 236 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119)

  3. Charles Seafood: This cozy restaurant on Jefferson Highway in Harahan is serving Louisiana classics and plenty of perfectly boiled seafood. They even serve boiled royal reds and lobster, depending on season! 8311 Jefferson Hwy, Harahan, LA 70123

  4. Captain Sid's Seafood: This seafood hub in Bucktown opened in 1979. They offer boiled crawfish for pick-up only and their blend is delicious! You can order live sacks of crawfish and even pick up some deli items like turtle soup, stuffed crabs and shrimp dip. (Location: 1700 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005)

  5. My Crazy Uncle Seafood: This seafood joint in Harahan has live and boiled crawfish, and seasonal seafood with outside seating. Their crawfish boil has a nice spice to it! (Location: 2305 Hickory Ave, Harahan, LA 70123)

  6. Boilmasters at Redd's Uptilly Tavern: This dive bar on Maple Street in Uptown serves up delicious crawfish every Friday by Greg Buisson's Boilmasters, every weekend. (Location: 7601 Maple St, New Orleans, LA 70118)

  7. Clesi's Seafood Restaurant & Catering: This gem in Mid-City has one of the best patios to go enjoy freshly boiled crawfish by James Clesi. You must love spicy crawfish to go here since he definitely turns up the heat with spice! They also offer other N'awlins-style foods like jambalaya cheese fries, crawfish queso and fried catfish. (Location: 4323 Bienville St, New Orleans, LA 70119)

  8. Bayou Beer Garden: This Mid-City bar and restaurant offers a crawfish boil afternoons Thursday to Saturday until they run out, so get there early! The atmosphere is great with their large outside seating and other great food options from their kitchen. (Location: 326 N. Norman C. Francis Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70119)

  9. Dennis' Seafood: This Metairie seafood joint opened in 1975. Their crawfish is delicious but not spicy, having a heavy lemon and celery flavor. They even offer boiled lobsters: Get a lobster, 3 pieces of sausage, 3 potatoes and a piece of corn for $13.99. (Location: 4428 Lorino St, Metairie, LA 70006)

  10. Schaefer Seafood: This Bucktown seafood hub offers live and boiled crawfish for pick up and delivery only. Opening in 1969, their boiled crawfish has a great citrus flavor, not spicy for those who prefer less spice. You can also pick up other foods like local boudin, potato salad and stuffed artichokes. (Location: 1726 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005)

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