DiMartino's Famous New Orleans Muffulettas
3900 Gen. De Gaulle Drive, (504) 367-0227; www.dimartinos.com
See West Bank — Gretna section for restaurant description.
Dry Dock Cafe
133 Delaronde St., (504) 361-8240; www.thedrydockcafe.com
House-made red beans and rice are cooked with ham hocks. Seafood Delaronde features grilled shrimp, oysters and crabmeat topped with cheese pesto sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$
3010 Holiday Drive, (504) 309-8833; www.elpasomex.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.
The Olive Branch Cafe
5145 General De Gaulle Drive, (504) 393-1107; www.olivebranchcafe.com
Becky's pasta combines breaded eggplant, red onions, mushrooms, shrimp, Cajun cream sauce, Parmesan and angel hair pasta. Cajun Trio pasta includes smoked sausage, chicken, crawfish, tomato-cream sauce and penne. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Vine and Dine
141 Delaronde St., (504) 361-1402; www.vine-dine.com
Prosciutto salad includes field greens, dates, Parmesan and balsamic vinaigrette and is served with bread crisps. Truffled portobello pizza is topped with Alfredo sauce, portobello mushrooms, prosciutto, mozzarella and truffle oil. No reservations. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$