As the only restaurant in New Orleans to dine on the Mississippi River, Crazy Lobster Bar & Grill creates a variety of Cajun and Creole cuisines, deeming as the only location in town serving fresh, boiled seafood.
“We also offer live music nightly, featuring some of New Orlean’s best local musicians,” said Anna K Tusa, direction of operations for Crazy Lobster Bar & Grill, adding that dancing is encouraged. “Our location is family friendly and fun.”
Food & Drink
The popular selections include:
- Seafood Bucket
- Taste of New Orleans – Red Beans
- Jambalaya & Seafood Gumbo
- Stuffed Lobster & Char-Grilled Oysters
- Signature Drink Voodoo Juice
For adventurous foodies, these selections include:
- Gator bites
- Alligator sausage
- Boiled crawfish
- Raw osyters
Locals and tourists frequent the dining establishment. With its close proximity to Harrah’s Casino and additional high-rise hotels, the restaurant receives conventioneers and out-of-town business travelers.
Diners, who ordered shell seafood offerings, will receive a bib with an image of the orange crustacean. Almost in comical fashion, the whole party of diners will want a bib, despite their order of shell seafood.
With a capacity of 350 diners in its main dining area, Crazy Lobster also offers private events for up to 1,000.
The restaurant’s owners are long-time residents. “My husband’s family has been in the restaurant business since 1905 with Messina’s in the French Quarter,” said Tusa, sharing she was lured in it being from New Orleans and having a love for food and people.
With a casual atmosphere, the establishment welcomes large parties and families. “At our restaurant, we treat you like part of the family,” Tusa said. “Everyone is made to feel welcome, and we invite you to relax, enjoy the view, dine on great seafood in a casual environment.”
Located in the Spanish Plaza, this site offers great views of the Mississippi River.
Depending on diners’ order and boiled seafood options, selections from appetizers and entrees could range anywhere between $15 to $50 per person.
It is the only establishment offering waterfront dining on the Mississippi River. In addition, the restaurant is designated as the only location in New Orleans serving fresh boiled seafood.
The restaurant competes fiercely with 400 restaurants and bars located in New Orleans, with the French Quarters within walking distance.
The Crazy Lobster Bar and Grill
500 Port of New Orleans Pl, Ste 83
New Orleans, LA 70130
Interested in commemorating your visit at the Crazy Lobster Bar & Grill, the restaurant sells T-shirts, hats, tank tops, sunglasses and Mardi Gras beads.
Be adventurous and try the gator bites.
Subscribe to Groupon. The restaurant offers special coupon discount. But don’t forget to tip according to the pre-discounts.
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