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Crawfish in Quarantine: Where to Get Yours To-Go

15:59 April 16, 2020
By: Emily Ahmad

One of the highlights of springtime in the Big Easy is gathering with friends and family and enjoying a delicious crawfish boil. While the current circumstances and social distancing efforts may have put a dent in this Cajun tradition, some of NOLA's most popular crawfish restaurants are offering takeout and delivery orders to ensure you get that warm-weather fix of crawfish, potatoes, and corn. Best of all, this season has seen particularly high crawfish yields, meaning that your family will enjoy high-quality crawfish at a lower-than-average price. According to Eater.com, the list below shows places that can still help satisfy your crawfish craving.

Frankie and Johnny's is offering curbside pickup and delivery orders through the app D'livery NOLA. A special fish-fry meal for four is available every Friday for $50. 504-243-1234, 321 Arabella St., frankieandjohnnys.net

Café 615 Home of Da Wabbit is currently open Monday through Friday for both drive-thru orders (11 a.m. - 3 p.m.) and takeout (11 a.m. - 8 p.m.). Crawfish and fixings are available by the box at the drive-thru, starting at 4 p.m. Check out their Facebook page for daily specials. 504-365-1225, 615 Kepler St., Gretna, cafe615.com

Big Ez Seafood is open until 8 p.m. for delivery, carry-out, bulk orders, and shipping. 504-272-0711, 1632 Lafayette St., Gretna, facebook.com/bigezseafood.biz

Ray's on the Ave remains open for takeout and delivery orders through Uber Eats, GrubHub, and The Crawfish App. Keep your eyes peeled for their specials, including $2-per-pound hot-boiled crawfish and their delicious family gumbo orders. 504-766-6404, 2005 N. Broad Ave., facebook.com/raysontheave

Clesi's is offering to-go crawfish and limited menu items for curbside pickup or delivery orders, which can be made online, by phone, or at their Bienville Street location. They are open from 12 - 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 12 - 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday. 504-909-0108, 4323 Bienville St., clesicatering.com

Bevi Seafood Co. is open for to-go orders at both locations for crawfish and seafood specials. Check out their Facebook page to keep up-to-date on their inventory and daily specials. 504-885-5003, 236 Carrollton Ave. and 4701 Airline Dr. in Metairie, beviseafoodco.com

Johnny's Seafood is taking orders for live and boiled crawfish and is offering pre-made boil boxes that have all the fixin's you need to have your own crawfish boil at home. 504-349-3500, 5104 Lapalco Blvd., Marerro, johnnysseafoodnola.com

Salvo's Seafood is open for delivery, carryout, bulk orders, and shipping. You can find their hours and daily deals on their Facebook page. 504-393-7303, 7742 Hwy. 23, Belle Chasse, salvosseafood.com

Captain Sid's is offering pickup orders of boiled crawfish from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily. 504-831-2840, 1700 Lake Ave., Metairie, captainsids.com

Boil Seafood House is open for takeout, delivery, and bulk hours from 3 - 9 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and 1 - 9 p.m. on Friday through Sunday. Call ahead or order online for your made-to-order boil. 504-309-4532, 3340 Magazine St., boilseafoodhouse.com

North Broad Seafood is accepting pickup orders by phone from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. 504-948-6050, 1901 N. Broad St., northbraodseafood.com

Today's Ketch Seafood and Restaurant is accepting online orders for freshly boiled crawfish, as well as for their full menu, from 10 a.m. until closing. 504-279-6639, 2110 E. Judge Perez Dr., Chalmette, todaysketch.com

Deanie's Seafood has made its full menu available for curbside pickup at their Bucktown and Magazine Street locations. 504-962-7760, 1713 Lake Ave. in Metairie and 2200 Magazine St., deanies.com

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