French Quarter Restaurants Sign Up To Donate 10% Of Sales To New Orleans Oyster Festival’s ‘Dine Out Night’

NEW ORLEANS – The Annual New Orleans Oyster Festival, that celebrates the local delicacy and integral part of the unique culinary culture of Louisiana, will take place Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5, 2016, in the French Quarter at Woldenberg Park along the Mississippi River.

         The free Oyster Festival works annually to educate the country about the benefits of the Louisiana Gulf Oyster, honor and celebrate the restaurants and oyster farmers who have solidified the New Orleans French Quarter’s position as the “Oyster Capital of America” and help raise funds for coastal restoration.

         On Tuesday, March 22, French Quarter restaurants have committed 10% of total sales to the New Orleans Oyster Festival to support the Festival and the causes/ efforts it funds throughout the year.

         Participating restaurants include:


• Red Fish Grill, 115 Bourbon St.

• Acme Oyster House, 724 Iberville St.

• Bourbon House, 144 Bourbon St.

• Desire Oyster Bar, 300 Bourbon St.

• Café Hope, 1101 Barataria Blvd., Marrero


         The New Orleans Oyster Festival will feature more than 20 restaurants serving oyster dishes, the best of local music and oyster competitions including the Acme Oyster House® World Oyster Eating Championship, the P&J Oyster Shucking Competition and the New Orleans Fish House Largest Oyster Contest.

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