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2014 Winter Restaurant Guide:
New Orleans Neighborhood Restaurants 

Betsy's Pancake House
2542 Canal St., (504) 822-0213
The breakfast special features two eggs, bacon, grits and pancakes. The red beans and rice lunch dish features smoked sausage and is served with salad. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Brothers Ole New Orleans Cafe
1502 Lapalco Blvd., Harvey, (504) 366-1073 Seafood gumbo brims with okra, shrimp, crawfish and crab. The Who Dat burger is a half-pound bacon cheddar burger served with steak fries. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

click to enlarge Cafe B serves scallops, shrimp and creative Creole dishes. - PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
  • Photo by Cheryl Gerber
  • Cafe B serves scallops, shrimp and creative Creole dishes.

Cafe B
2700 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 934-4700; www.cafeb.com
Creole crab dip is made with Lake Pontchartrain crabmeat, house-made Creole cream cheese and scallions, topped with chevre and served with toasted brioche. Grilled Gulf fish is served with confit wild mushrooms, spaghetti squash and charred Vidalia onions and drizzled with aged balsamic and extra virgin olive oil. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Camellia Cafe
525 Hwy. 190 W. Slidell, (985) 649-6211; 69455 Hwy. 59, Abita Springs, (985) 809-6313; www.thecamelliacafe.com
The seafood platter includes fried catfish, shrimp and oysters, stuffed crab, stuffed shrimp, hushpuppies, toast, a side and salad. The chef's salad is topped with turkey, cheese, tomatos and bacon. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Eat New Orleans
900 Dumaine St., (504) 522-7222; www.eatnola.com
Braised short ribs are served over garlic smashed potatoes. The Cajun answer to beignets are fried bread dough sticks served with whipped Steen's cane syrup butter. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Elizabeth's
601 Gallier St., (504) 944-9272; www.elizabethsrestaurantnola.com
Southern fare gets a creative twist in dishes like fried chicken livers with pepper jelly and blue-cheese oysters. Signature praline bacon is available any time of day and is incorporated in many dishes. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Franky and Johnny's Restaurant
321 Arabella St., (504) 899-9146 This casual eatery offers boiled shrimp and crawfish, staples such as chicken and andouille gumbo and specials such as shrimp Creole and shrimp and corn bisque. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

GG'S Dine-O-RaMa
3100 Magazine St., (504) 373-6579; www.ggsneworleans.com
Jumbo Gulf shrimp are served over smoked Gouda organic yellow grits with sauteed andouille, garlic, peppers and onions and lobster-cognac butter sauce. Dave's crab cake is a lump crab cake served over arugula, roasted corn, grape tomatos, mushrooms and pork belly lardons with walnut-grain mustard vinaigrette. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast Sat., lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

High Hat Cafe
4500 Freret St., (504) 754-1336; www.highhatcafe.com
Spicy seared Gulf fish is served with new potato-and-shrimp hash. Whole fried catfish comes with coleslaw, fries and hushpuppies. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

click to enlarge Diners enjoy Creole favorites at Joey K’s Restaurant & Bar. - PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
  • Photo by Cheryl Gerber
  • Diners enjoy Creole favorites at Joey K’s Restaurant & Bar.

Joey K's Restaurant & Bar
3001 Magazine St., (504) 891-0997; www.joeyksrestaurant.com
Shrimp Magazine features shrimp sauteed in olive oil and white wine with garlic, artichoke hearts, ham and green onion, served over angel hair pasta. The eggplant Napoleon features fried eggplant medallions layered with fried shrimp and topped with crawfish cream sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

K.Y.'S Olde Towne Bicycle Shop
2267 Carey St., Slidell, (985) 641-1911; www.kysoldetowne.com
Grilled Gulf fish comes with two sides. Paneed center cut pork loin is served with fettuccine Alfredo. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Koz's
515 Harrison Ave., (504) 484-0841; 6215 Wilson St., Harahan, (504) 737-3933; www.kozcooks.com
Red beans and rice comes with sausage or chicken. The roast beef po-boy features house-cooked roast beef on Gendusa Bakery bread. No reservations. Harrison Avenue: Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Wilson Street: Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Liuzza's by the Track
1518 N. Lopez St., (504) 218-7888
Creole gumbo is made with shrimp, oysters and andouille. The barbecue shrimp po-boy features shrimp cooked in peppery butter sauce and served in a hollowed-out French bread pistolette. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Liuzza's Restaurant and Bar
3636 Bienville St., (504) 482-9120; www.liuzzas.com
The Creole and Italian favorites include lasagna, eggplant Parmesan and fried seafood platters. The Frenchuletta is a muffuletta on French bread served hot. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Tue.-Sat. Cash only. $$

MeMe's Bar & Grille
712 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 644-4992; www.memesbarandgrille.com
Shrimp and grits feature New Orleans barbecue shrimp over stone-ground Carolina grits. The 8-ounce filet is served with bearnaise, MeMe's steak sauce and a side. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Nathan's Restaurant
36440 Old Bayou Liberty Road, Slidell, (985) 643-0443; www.nathansrestaurant.net
Blackened tuna is served on a bed of tasso and sweet potato hash with Creole honey-butter. Char-broiled Louisiana oysters are topped with garlic butter. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Noodle and Pie
741 State St., (504) 252-9431; www.noodleandpie.com
The cafe serves ramen, Asian dishes including Korean-style fried chicken, house-made pickles and seafood. Pie flavors include apple, Satsuma-pumpkin and chocolate pie topped with coconut cream. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $

P&G Restaurant
345 Baronne St., (504) 525-9678 The fried shrimp po-boy fills French bread with shrimp, lettuce, tomato, pickles, mayonnaise and ketchup, cocktail sauce or tartar sauce. Red beans and rice comes with either smoked or hot sausage and French bread. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Patio Restaurant
5540 Crowder Blvd., (504) 240-6744 The seafood baked potato is stuffed with crabmeat, shrimp, crawfish, green onions and cheese. Barbecued ribs are served with house barbecue sauce. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Petunia's Place
2020 Hwy. 59, Mandeville, (985) 674-3436; www.petuniasplace.com
Pork tenderloin is drizzled with bourbon sauce and served with baby potato cakes. Breaded eggplant is filled with fried oysters, house-made artichoke dressing and creamy shrimp sauce and served with garlic butter pasta. Reservations accepted. Lunch Thu.-Tue., dinner Thu.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

Riccobono's Peppermill
3524 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 455-2266; www.riccobonos.com
Oysters Riccobono is a casserole of oysters, mushrooms, garlic and olive oil topped with breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. Chicken fettuccine features a chicken breast, coated with breadcrumbs, pan-fried then served with fettuccine Alfredo. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Southside Cafe
3154 Pontchartrain Drive, Slidell, (985) 643-6133; www.southsidecafe.net
The strawberry blue salad is made with spinach or romaine, applewood-smoked bacon, boiled egg, blue cheese, Louisiana strawberries and strawberry vinaigrette. The Peacemaker combines a dozen fried oysters, American cheese, two eggs cooked to order and applewood-smoked bacon on Leidenheimer French bread. The brunch menu is available all day Sunday. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Speakeasy Bar & Grill
4345 Williams Blvd., Suite F1, Kenner, (504) 466-4069; www.speakeasybargrill.com
The smoked brisket sandwich is served with pickles, onions and chips. The Italian meatball sandwich is smothered in house-made marinara, onions and provolone and served with chips. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Sugar Park 3
054 St. Claude Ave., (504) 942-2047; www.sugarparknola.com
Who's Your Mama! pizza is topped with shrimp, corn, pineapple and spicy adobo sauce. At Sunday brunch, Hog in Heaven features two poached eggs on pulled-pork potato hash, sauteed spinach, cider gravy and hollandaise. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner Tue.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $



African | American | Bar & Grill | Barbecue | Brewpub

Burgers | Cafe | Cajun | Caribbean/Cuban | Chinese

Coffee & Dessert | Contemporary | Creole | Deli | Diner | Fondue

French | German | Greek | Indian/Pakistani | Irish | Italian

Japanese/Sushi | Juice Bar | Korean | Latin American | Louisiana Contemporary

Mediterranean/Middle Eastern | Mexican/Southwest | Music & Food

Neighborhood | Pan-Asian | Pizza | Sandwiches & Po-Boys | Seafood

Steakhouse | Tapas/Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese



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