Desire Oyster Bar

Restaurant Week New Orleans


French Quarter
300 Bourbon St.
New Orleans, LA 70130


(504) 553-2281


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Sunday – Thursday
7:00am – 9:00pm

Friday & Saturday
7:00am – 10:00pm


American Creole/Cajun Seafood


The design of this upbeat and casual dining venue tastefully blends traditional with contemporary. Desire features a raw oyster bar where expert shuckers prepare fresh Gulf oysters chargrilled, on the half shell and more. Our extensive menu includes signature dishes like our Fried Chicken & Waffles, award-winning Seafood Gumbo, Shrimp Remoulade, po’boys and more. Come for oysters, stay for the menu! Open Daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from 7:00 a.m. – ’til.



We Live to Eat!

Restaurant Week New Orleans June 21 – 27, 2021

Lunch Menu

First Course
choice of

Sweet Corn Fritters
Summer sweet corn, Flash Fried, Confectioner’s Dust

Cup of Gumbo
Rich Dark Roux, Okra and Louisiana Rice

Char Grill Trio
A teaser of our Char-Grilled Oysters


Second Course
choice of

The Monte Muffuletta
New Orleans Sandwich w/ a Cristo Twist! Battered, Confectioner’s Dust
Fries or Southern Potato Salad

Loaded Shrimp Spud
Loaded Potato, BBQ Butter Sauce
Side Caesar Salad

Softshell Po Boy
Crispy Fried, Brussel & Radish Slaw, Pepper Jelly Drizzle
Southern Greens

Royal Fish “N” Chips
Sheepshead, Battered, Sweet Pickle Tarter
Chips (Fries)


Price does not include a beverage, tax or gratuity

Dinner Menu

First Course
choice of

Cup of Gumbo
Rich Dark Roux, Okra, Louisiana Rice

Char Grill Trio
A teaser of our original Char-Grilled Oysters. We bet you order more!

Grilled Watermelon Salad
Romaine Mix, Chevre, EVOO, Balsamic, Roasted Mint


Second Course
choice of

Chicken & Corn Chowder Skillet
Cheddar Grits, Buttermilk Biscuit, Fried Chicken Tenders,
Corn Chowder Bath

Seared Crab Cakes
Lump Crab, Trinity, Charred Lemon, Aioli,
Jalapeno Corn Maque Choux

Smothered Quail
Crispy Fried & Smothered, Fire Roasted Okra,
Bed of Whipped Potatoes

Oyster Scampi Pasta
Breaded Louisiana Oysters, Garlic Butter Sauce,
Nest of Pasta


Third Course
choice of

Raspberry Bark Pecan Pie
Southern Pecans, Sweet Raw Sugar, Whip

Beignet Sundae
Fried Pastry, Powdered Sugar, Chocolate, Whip & Bourbon Infused Cherry

Bread Pudding
Sweet Cream, French Bread, Vanilla


Price does not include a beverage, tax or gratuity.

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