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2013 Summer Restaurant Guide: G 

G.B.'S PATIO BAR & GRILL
8117 Maple St., (504) 861-0067
The G.B. burger features an 8-ounce beef patty topped with bacon, jalapenos, barbecue sauce and melted cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $

GW FINS
808 Bienville St., (504) 581-3467; www.gwfins.com
"Scalibut," a combination of scallops and halibut, comes with Maine lobster risotto and pea shoot butter. Fried soft-shell crab is served with creamy brown butter and toasted cashews. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

GALATOIRE'S RESTAURANT
209 Bourbon St., (504) 525-2021; www.galatoires.com
The Galatoire goute is a cold seafood sampler that includes shrimp remoulade, crabmeat maison and oysters en brochette. Poisson meuniere amandine features fried Gulf fish topped with toasted almonds and meuniere sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$$

GALLAGHER'S GRILL
509 S. Tyler St., Covington, (985) 892-9992; www.gallaghersgrill.com
Steaks such as the bone-in 18-ounce Kansas City strip are served sizzling with butter. Pan-seared pompano is topped with sauteed crabmeat and citrus beurre blanc. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$$

THE GALLEY RESTAURANT
2535 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-0955; www.thegalleyseafood.com
Shrimp and grits are sauteed in butter sauce and served over cornbread. Blackened redfish comes with crabmeat and shrimp on top. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

GALVEZ RESTAURANT
914 N. Peters St., (504) 595-3400; www.galvezrestaurant.com
Bouillabaisse de mariscos Espanola combines crabs, mussels, calamari, shrimp, scallops and seasonal fish in tomato broth. Paella de mariscos features saffron Arborio rice cooked with mussels, shrimp, fish, clams, scallops, calamari and vegetables and jalapeno sauce. Reservations recommended. Dinner Tue.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

GATTUSO'S NEIGHBORHOOD BAR & RESTAURANT
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114; www.gattusos.net
The blackened salmon salad includes spinach, red onions, pecans, raisins, blue cheese and a choice of dressing. The grilled shrimp club sandwich features grilled shrimp, provolone, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and mayonnaise on toasted bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

GAUTREAU'S RESTAURANT
1728 Soniat St., (504) 899-7397; www.gautreausrestaurant.com
Sauteed red snapper is cooked in tarragon pesto and served with gnocchi, fava beans and baby carrots. Duck confit is served with sunchoke puree and roasted shallot vinaigrette. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

GEORGE'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT
1461 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, (985) 626-4342; www.georgesmexicanrestaurant.com
Honduran pork loin is marinated overnight and served with rice and black beans and corn or flour tortillas. Tilapia ceviche is marinated with lime juice and served with house-made corn chips and sliced avocado. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

GIORLANDO'S RESTAURANT
741 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-8593; www.giorlandos.com
Mama G's eggplant features lightly battered medallions served over angel hair pasta topped with shrimp au gratin sauce. Sauteed chicken, shrimp and sausage are tossed with penne pasta in tomato-basil sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $$

GORDON BIERSCH
200 Poydras St., (504) 552-2739; www.gordonbiersch.com
The brewpub offers a Kobe black and blue burger dressed with blue cheese, grilled red onions, tomato and lettuce and served with apple cider slaw and garlic fries. Chipotle and shrimp flatbread is brushed with garlic oil and herbs and topped with shrimp, grilled pineapple, roasted Anaheim peppers, feta cheese and caramelized onions and drizzled with chipotle mayonnaise and Thai dressing. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

GOTT GOURMET CAFE
3100 Magazine St., (504) 373-6579; www.gottgourmetcafe.com
House-shaved prosciutto and grilled asparagus top a salad of organic greens and arugula tossed in honey balsamic dressing and finished with sea salt, shaved Parmesan and a drizzle of white truffle oil. Crabmeat, St. Andre triple-cream brie and asparagus fill a three-egg omelet served with lobster-cognac cream sauce and grilled asparagus spears. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast Sat., Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

GRACIOUS BAKERY AND CAFE
1000 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., Suite 100, (504) 301-3709; www.graciousbakery.com
The hazelnut cruffin is made with croissant dough and hazelnut and cinnamon spread and baked in a muffin tin. The smoked ham sandwich features pecan-cheddar spread, pepper jelly and green apple slices on a house-made baguette. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

GRAND ISLE
575 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 520-8530; www.grandislerestaurant.com
The Fisherman's stew includes the fish of the day, oysters, mussels, shrimp, vegetables and brown rice in a fish-based broth. Chili butter baked fish is cooked with garlic, chilies and lemon zest. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

THE GREEN GODDESS
307 Exchange Place, (504) 301-3347; www.greengoddessnola.com
Thin-cut, pan-fried pork belly is served in a banh mi with shrimp, foie gras mousse, cucumber, carrots, jalapenos, arugula, basil and chili sauce. Beef daube features local beef braised with onions, tomatoes and red wine and is served with a truffled grits cake and broiled tomato. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

GREEN TEA
1116 Louisiana Ave., (504) 899-8005; www.greenteano.com
Chicken with garlic sauce includes sauteed white meat, broccoli, baby carrots, mushrooms, water chestnuts, celery and zucchini in spicy garlic sauce. Singapore mai fun features thin rice noodles sauteed in yellow curry sauce with chicken, shrimp, pork, green onions, egg and Chinese cabbage. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

THE GRILL ROOM
Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., (504) 522-1994; www.grillroomneworleans.com
Louisiana crawfish are served atop English pea panna cotta and accompanied by a salad of spring peas, brunois of preserved lemon and country ham with caviar and buttermilk vinaigrette. Creekstone Farms rib-eye comes with black truffle potato butter and local baby carrots and carrot-top jus. Reservations recommended. Breakfast daily, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$$

GRILLE BY THE HILL
6106 Magazine St., (504) 899-4880; www.grillebythehill.com
Fried soft-shell crab is served over crab amandine sauce. New Iberia beef short ribs are braised in a ginger hoisin-sweet chili demi-glace and served over mascarpone polenta with stir-fried vegetables. Reservations accepted. Dinner Wed.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

GRIS GRIS SEAFOOD
3120 Cleary Ave., Metairie, (504) 889-7889The Metry Surf & Turf po-boy combines fried shrimp, roast beef and gravy on French bread. Mardi Gras pasta features jumbo Gulf shrimp, spicy sausage, mushrooms, peppers and bowtie pasta tossed with cream sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

THE GROCERY
2854 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-9524; www.thegroceryneworleans.com
The Cuban sandwich features ham, pork, Swiss cheese, mustard and pickles on pressed French bread. The house gumbo is made with chicken, sausage and dark roux. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

GROUND PAT'I RESTAURANT
Citywide; www.groundpati.com
The grilled shrimp platter includes three skewers of marinated and grilled shrimp and two sides. The hamburger steak features 10 ounces of ground chuck grilled to order and served with brown gravy, salad and mushrooms or grilled onions. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

GUILLORY'S GROCERY
3708 Derbigny St., Metairie, (504) 833-1390
Mr. G's burgers (Junior or Senior) use house-ground beef patties and come topped with house-made chili. Hot tamale sandwiches are served on French bread and topped with chili and cheese. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

GUMBO SHOP
630 St. Peter St., (504) 525-1486; www.gumboshop.com
Chicken espagnole features a half chicken simmered in brown sauce with mushrooms, shallots, wine and garlic and served over rice with vegetables. Crawfish etouffee features crawfish tails cooked in spicy sauce with onions, bell peppers, celery, garlic and wine. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$




Prices
Dollar signs indicate the average price of a dinner entree.

$ = $1-$10
$$ = $11-$20
$$$ = $21-up


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