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2013 Winter Restaurant Guide: Bar & Grill 

Bar & Grill

ALIBI BAR AND GRILL
811 Iberville St., (504) 522-9187; www.alibineworleans.com
Alibi Killer Fries top a pound of fries with chili, cheddar, mozzarella, jalapenos, onions, salsa and sour cream. The shrimp plate features fried jumbo shrimp, fries and toast points. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

ATTIKI BAR & GRILL
230 Decatur St., (504) 587-3756; www.attikineworleans.com
This hookah and martini lounge and restaurant offers dishes like tomato Buffala, featuring baked tomatoes and mozzarella topped with with basil and olive oil. Filet mignon is grilled, topped with creamy mushroom sauce and served with two sides. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

AVENUE PUB
1732 St. Charles Ave., (504) 586-9243; www.avenuepub.com
Burgers feature hand-made patties on ciabatta. French fries are served with garlic bechamel. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

BALCONY BAR & CAFE
3201 Magazine St., (504) 894-8888 The Balcony burger features a half-pound beef patty dressed with tomato, grilled onions, green peppers, mushrooms, bacon and jalapeno slices, served with fries. Chicken quesadillas fill two flour tortillas with grilled chicken, cheese, onions, bell peppers and tomato and come with salsa and sour cream. Delivery available. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

BAYOU BEER GARDEN
326 N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., (504) 265-8090; www.bayoubeergarden.com
Brew-friendly appetizers include Disco Fries topped with cheese and debris gravy. The portobello sandwich features a garlic-marinated and grilled mushroom with provolone cheese, pesto aioli and red peppers on a ciabatta bun. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

THE BEACH HOUSE BAR & GRILL
124 Girod St., Mandeville, (985) 624-9331; www.thebeachhousemandeville.com
Ceviche is lime-marinated fish and shrimp mixed with tomato, avocado, onion and cilantro. The fried fish tacos fill two flour tortillas and are topped with cabbage-mango salsa. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

BEACHCORNER BAR & GRILL
4905 Canal St., (504) 488-7357; www.beachcornerbarandgrill.com
The 10-ounce hot and spicy burger is topped with hot sauce, jalapenos and pepper Jack cheese. The hickory-smoked chicken sandwich is drizzled with house-made hickory sauce and topped with cheddar cheese. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

BEAR'S GRILL & SPIRITS
550 Gause Blvd., Slidell, (985) 201-8905; 3206 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 833-9226; 4700 Hwy. 22., Mandeville, (985) 674-9090; www.bearsgrillandspirits.com
The New Orleans burger features a seasoned, grilled patty with roast beef debris and Swiss cheese. The Ferdi po-boy combines grilled ham, roast beef and Swiss cheese. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

BLIND PELICAN
1628 St. Charles Ave., (504) 558-9398; www.theblindpelican.com
This bar and restaurant serves burgers, pizzas, salads, raw oysters and more. Fish tacos feature blackened, grilled or fried redfish topped with red cabbage and chipotle-garlic aioli. One special pizza combines grilled shrimp, Italian sausage and red, green and yellow peppers. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

BRUNO'S TAVERN 7538 Maple St., (504) 861-7615; www.brunostavern.com
Smoked sausage po-boys come dressed on French bread. Macaroni and cheese is made with sharp cheddar, blue cheese and bacon. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

THE BULLDOG
3236 Magazine St., (504) 891-1516; 5135 Canal Blvd., (504) 488-4191; www.draftfreak.com
The Buffalo chicken sandwich is served on a cheddar-jalapeno wheat bun with either blue cheese or ranch dressing. King's nachos are topped with refried beans, cheese, jalapenos, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole. Ground beef, chicken and pulled pork are optional additions. No reservations. Lunch Wed.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $

CAJUN GRILL & BAR
2325 N. Hullen St., Suite 100, Metairie, (504) 831-0095; www.cajungrillandbar.com
Try the Buffalo fried chicken sandwich with spicy buffalo sauce tempered with blue cheese and a side of fries. There's also a New Orleans sampler with shrimp Creole, fried catfish, gumbo, jambalaya and red beans and rice. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

CAPDEVILLE
520 Capdeville St., (504) 371-5161; www.capdevillenola.com
The Mayor burger is topped with Gouda, onions and smoked chili ketchup. The decadent truffle mac and cheese is made with brown butter, sage, Parmesan, pancetta and peas. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat., brunch Sat. Credit cards. $$

COOTER BROWN'S  TAVERN 
509 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-9104;  www.cooterbrowns.com
The Radiators special sandwich includes shrimp, oysters and a combination of cheeses on French bread. The Bayou Philly combines alligator sausage, shrimp, peppers, onions and pepper Jack and American cheeses on open-faced French bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

COPPER MONKEY BAR & GRILL 725 Conti St., (504) 527-0869 
The peanut butter burger is a half-pound sirloin patty served with a side of fries. The filet mignon comes with mashed potatoes or fries and a house or Caesar salad. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

DINO'S BAR & GRILL
1128 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 558-0900
The Philly cheesesteak wrap bundles slices of Prime sirloin cooked with onions and peppers in a spinach tortilla. The chicken Caesar salad features an 8-ounce grilled breast over romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese and croutons in Caesar dressing. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

DMAC'S BAR & GRILL
542 S. Jefferson Davis Hwy., (504) 304-5757; www.dmacsbarandgrill.com
Daily specials include chicken-fried steak with mashed potatoes and vegetables on Thursdays. The 12-ounce New York strip steak comes with fries and salad on Tuesdays. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

DOWN THE HATCH
1921 Sophie Wright Place, (504) 522-0909; www.downthehatchnola.com 
The Texan burger features an Angus beef patty topped with grilled onions, smoked bacon, cheddar and a fried egg. The house-made veggie burger combines 15 vegetables and is served with sun-dried tomato pesto. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

F&M PATIO BAR
4841 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 895-6784; www.fandmpatiobar.com
Waffle fries are smothered with a blend of three cheeses and green onions. The burger is topped with a choice of shredded cheese, bacon, mushrooms, chili, jalapenos or grilled onions and peppers. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Cash only. $

FAT HARRY'S
4330 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-9582
Buffalo wings and drumettes are fried and dipped in Fat Harry's house wing sauce. The Jazz burger features a ground beef-and-hot sausage patty topped with barbecue sauce and cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

FOX AND HOUND
1200 S. Clearview Pkwy., Harahan, (504) 731-6000; www.foxandhound.com
The Play-Action appetizer platter includes wings, pretzels, potato skins and breaded mozzarella sticks. The Black Forest sandwich is a Bavarian pretzel roll with turkey, Monterey Jack cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and honey mustard served with fries. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

G.B.'S PATIO BAR & GRILL
8117 Maple St., (504) 861-0067
Popular burgers include the Swiss-mushroom burger and the G.B. burger, featuring an 8-ounce Angus beef patty topped with bacon, jalapenos, barbecue sauce and melted cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. There also are steaks, chicken, salads and sandwiches. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $

HANDSOME WILLY'S PATIO BAR
218 S. Robertson St., (504) 460-7365; www.handsomewillys.com
Ginger beer pulled pork is available in tacos, burritos and quesadillas. Tacos are topped with pico de gallo, shredded cheese, sour cream, lettuce and Mexican slaw. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

HARBOR BAR & GRILL
3024 17th St., Metairie, (504) 835-6111
The bestsellers here include the blackened tuna steak with French green beans and new potatoes. The Harbor burger tops a 12-ounce patty with melted cheddar. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

IGOR'S BUDDHA BELLY BURGER BAR
4437 Magazine St., (504) 891-6105
The Cajun burger is a half-pound patty seasoned with Cajun spices and hot sauce and served with fries or onion rings. Jalapeno poppers are battered and fried cheese-stuffed peppers. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

IGOR'S LOUNGE & GAMEROOM
2133 St. Charles Ave., (504) 568-9811 The Cajun burger is a half-pound patty seasoned with a blend of Cajun spices and topped with hot sauce. Shoestring fries can come topped with American cheese. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $

JIGGER'S BAR AND GRILL
1645 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 828-3555
This sports bar has a kitchen offering sandwiches and bar noshing items. Popular items include the 10-inch shrimp po-boy and the fried chicken breast sandwich. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

LAGER'S INTERNATIONAL ALE HOUSE
3501 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 887-9923; www.draftfreak.com
Elevated pub grub includes the Chimay blue cheeseburger, Argentinean hanger steak (seasoned and served with sweet and tangy chimichurri sauce) and the grilled mahi mahi sandwich. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

LIUZZA'S BY THE TRACK
1518 N. Lopez St., (504) 218-7888
Liuzza's seafood gumbo is made with shrimp, oysters and andouille sausage. The barbecue shrimp po-boy features shrimp prepared in a house-made butter sauce and served in hollowed-out French bread. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

LIVE BAIT BAR AND GRILL
200 Old Hammond Hwy., Metairie, (504) 840-0902; www.livebaitnola.com
Live Bait is known for its fried seafood platters with catfish, shrimp, oysters or soft-shell crabs or a combination of all of them. The oyster bar boasts char-grilled oysters with garlic butter, and boiled seafood is available in season. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

LUCY'S RETIRED SURFERS BAR & RESTAURANT 701 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 523-8995; www.lucysretiredsurfers.com
The Juicy Lucy burger is an 8-ounce burger with Lucy's special sauce and a choice of toppings with fries or sweet potato fries. The sesame-crusted jerk chicken salad features sesame-crusted chicken tenders served over baby spinach, mango salsa, pecans, red onions and sesame-ginger dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

MAGNOLIA GRILL
1122 Decatur St., (504) 566-6003
Blackened chicken is served on top of a Caesar salad. The fried seafood platter contains shrimp, catfish, oysters, calamari, fried crab cakes and french fries. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

MELIUS BAR & CAFE
1701 Lake Ave., Metairie, (504) 828-9446; www.meliusbarbucktown.com
This Bucktown bar offers a Cajun-spiced Lafourche burger with green onions and garlic, and a Cordon Bleu burger with Creole mustard, ham and Swiss cheese. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

O'HENRY'S FOOD & SPIRITS
634 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-9741; 8859 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 461-9840; www.ohenrys.com
Crawfish Monica pasta features penne with sauteed crawfish tails in cream sauce. The Tex-Mex burger is topped with chili, bacon and Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses on a jalapeno-cheddar bun. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

OCEANA GRILL 739 Conti St., (504) 525-6002; www.oceanagrill.com
Eggs Melanzana features fried eggplant rounds topped with ham, poached eggs, grilled tomato and hollandaise. Deep-fried crab cakes are served with crawfish cream sauce. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

OSCAR'S RESTAURANT & BAR
2027 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 831-9540
House-cooked roast beef goes into a po-boy that is served hot. The handmade half-pound burger comes with an overstuffed baked potato. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner daily, late-night Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

RENDON INN'S DUGOUT SPORTS BAR & GRILL
4501 Eve St., (504) 826-5605; www.therendoninn.com
The Boudreaux burger features lean ground beef, hot sausage, applewood-smoked bacon, cheese, onions and remoulade on a ciabatta bun. A drizzle of truffle oil and Parmesan cheese accent fresh cut fries. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

RIVERBEND BREWHOUSE
1715 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 309-4975; www.riverbendbrewhouse.com
The Hot Damn, Brew Dat burger has a patty combining ground beef and hot sausage and is served on a Leidenheimer bun. Golden-fried crab balls are served with the house dipping sauce. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $

SEYMOUR'S RESTAURANT AND BAR
2216 Hickory Ave., River Ridge, (504) 737-3148
The Crab-on-Crab features a soft-shell crab on top of crabmeat fettuccine served with salad. The Chill Down salad combines shrimp remoulade, shrimp cocktail, shrimp salad and potato salad. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

SHAMROCK
4133 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 301-0938; www.shamrockparty.com
Salad and french fries or mashed potatoes accompany the 10-ounce Angus rib-eye steak. Burgers are a half-pound each and come with a choice of fries, chips or slaw. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

SIDELINES BAR & GRILL
1229 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 831-4002
Sidelines sliders are house-made mini-burgers with cheddar cheese, grilled onions and Creole mustard sauce. The brioche brisket is house-made smokehouse brisket with pepper Jack cheese, red onions, pickles and barbecue sauce on a warm brioche bun. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

STEPBROTHERS BAR & GRILL
4971 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, (504) 889-9856
The Super Club is a favorite here, with ham, turkey, bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce and tomato on white or wheat bread. The Not-So-Step-Child fries are smothered in gravy, sour cream, chives, bacon and cheddar. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

VIC'S KANGAROO CAFE
636 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 524-4329
Chicken and sausage jambalaya is made with wild rice. The shepherd's pie is made with minced beef and vegetables and topped with mashed potatoes and cheese. No reservations. Lunch Fri., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

VITASCOPE HALL Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., (504) 613-3740; www.neworleans.hyatt.com
The Vitascope burger is an 8-ounce custom-ground, grass-fed beef patty crusted in potato chips and topped with brie and caramelized onions. Sushi options include the Uptown Roll, featuring yellowtail, snow crab, avocado and white or brown rice. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Sat. Credit cards. $$

WALK-ON'S BISTREAUX & BAR
1009 Poydras St., (504) 309-6530; www.walk-ons.com
Catfish Atchafalaya features blackened or fried fillets topped with crawfish etouffee and fried crawfish. Cajundillas are quesadillas filled with chicken, boudin, pepper Jack cheese, grilled onions, andouille sausage and rice. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

ZADDIE'S TAVERN
1200 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 832-0830
Zaddie's fills hot tamales with beef and also serves mini pizzas. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

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