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Sep 22, 2008 10:16 AM

Best Place For Fresh Shrimp............

Can you help with some locations for fresh shrimp in NO. I will be in FQ but I will have my own car. What about Big Fisherman. Thanks.

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  1. Well, the "Best Place" - the Shrimp Lot in Westwego - is not all that convenient to the FQ, nut if you're willing to drive, it's totally worth it. If not up for the drive, I'd say Big Fisherman or K-Jean's on Carrollton in Mid-City are your best bets.

    1. big fisherman will have fresh shrimp but they're usually a little on the pricey side. for freshness and bang for the buck, i haven't found a place that beats the vendors in the shrimp lot on the westbank, which is located here:

      1. Third the shrimp lot in Westwego. There are a couple of other places not too far away, like Cajun Seafood on Claiborne and Zimmers on St. Anthony. Zimmers also has tasy po boys and fantastic marinated crabs.

        1. You can't beat the shrimp lot for freshness. But far closer (only a few minutes drive from the FQ), and darn close in quality, is Cajun Seafood on N. Claibourne mentioned by sirvelvet. Try the fried chicken too.

            1. re: Tonto

              Schaefer and Rucich in Bucktown.