Due to the Mandated Shutdown of Inside Dining in New Orleans Restaurants we are now offering
Take Out Service Only
Thursday through Sunday
1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
We have also added to our menu
Hot & Cold Ham & Turkey Sandwiches
on our Signature Bread or Toast

Top 10 New Orleans favorites

"#1 Oyster loaf at Casamento's, 4330 Magazine St., 895-9761.  Oysters are done the old-fashioned way here...They come perfectly cooked, crispy but with a fresh, juicy wallop.  I would lovingly describe them as delicate..."
Read the article         Reader's Choice Award

"The oyster poor boy still casts a spell in New Orleans"

"Casamento's, 4330 Magazine St....Eighty years old, this tiny tile and marble decorated gem serves impeccable raw oysters."   Read the article

The Adventurous Eater's Guide to Restaruants
Serving America's Best Regional Specialities

"Casamento's makes the best oyster load in New Orleans... Don't let the nonchalance of Casamento's lull you into thinking it is anything but a great and rare restaurant, one of the city's jewels."   Read the article

Best Dining
Best Places to Get Fried
"Casamento's, an oasis of gleaming tile and fresh po' boys."

New Orleans' Culinary Treasures
October 2001
"Casamento's is the granddaddy of them all.  Situated on its Magazine Street perch since 1919, it's an eye-catching sight.."  
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A visitor's guide to some New Orleans Hotspots
February 2002
"The raw oysters are incredible—you can watch the oyster shucker do his thing at the bar, and eat the oysters immediately after they're freed from their shells. They're big, too."    
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"The search for the one real oyster loaf ends here, say mollusk mavens of this Uptown time-honored icon that's become their bi-valve heaven"  Read the article

"Casamento's has been a New Orleans landmark since 1919. CJ Gerdes has worked in his family's restaurant since he was a kid. Using a basic setup, he dredges oysters in corn flour and cooks them in lard. They're the best fried oysters in the world."  Read the article

Our hours are:
Thursday Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch
and 5:30 p.m. to 9 o'clock for dinner.
Sunday nights from 4 p.m. till 8:45 p.m.
Closed Mondays Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Closed June, July and August and all Major Holidays

Casamento's Restaurant
Established 1919
4330 Magazine St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115

Our Restaurant facilities are available for
Private Parties on Sunday, Monday or Wenesday evenings.

Owners: CJ and Linda Gerdes
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