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2016 Fall Restaurant Guide: Faubourg Marigny 

517 Frenchmen St., (504) 942-1345;
Borachos are potato tots topped with cheddar cheese, tomato, red onion, bacon, barbecue sauce and ranch. The Bird wrap features chicken, romaine lettuce, cheddar cheese, jalapenos, bacon and Sriracha mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Adolfo's Restaurant
611 Frenchmen St., (504) 948-3800
The menu includes seafood and Italian dishes. Roasted eggplant is topped with crabmeat and capers. Veal Ocean features a seafood sauce of shrimp, crawfish, crabmeat and capers served with pasta or salad. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Arabella Casa di Pasta
2258 St. Claude Ave., (504) 267-6108;
The John Belu-Cheese features chicken, rigatoni, blue cheese, green onions, chicken cracklings and Jack Daniel's whiskey sauce. Spicy beef, pork and andouille meatballs are topped with house-made red sauce and served with French bread. No reservations. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

514 Frenchmen St., (504) 944-8461;
The ultimate grilled cheese combines blackened shrimp and Gouda cheese on sourdough bread with a side of fries. A choice of fried oysters, shrimp or catfish is served on an open-faced po-boy with fries. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Bittersweet Confections
St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave.;
See Warehouse District section for restaurant description.

Buffa's Lounge
1001 Esplanade Ave., (504) 949-0038;
The menu includes pasta, deli sandwiches, burgers, chicken wings, salads and a few Creole favorites. Bratwurst jambalaya is made with beer-soaked bratwurst. Ham is injected with honey-praline sauce and deep-fried. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $$

Cafe Rose Nicaud
632 Frenchmen St., (504) 949-3300;
The Rose Benedict features sunny side up eggs over rosemary cheese grits, caramelized onions, portobello mushrooms, avocado, tomato, arugula and Asiago cheese. The quinoa-based black bean veggie burger is vegan and gluten-free and served with red onion, avocado, tomato and a choice of bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Dat Dog
601 Frenchmen St., (504) 309-3362;
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Elysian Seafood
St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave., (504) 323-9123;
A Louisiana crab cake with sweet corn and charred scallion cream comes with Creole roasted potatoes. Char-broiled Gulf oysters are topped with roasted garlic, herbs, Grana Padano and butter and served with a toasted baguette. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

2372 St. Claude Ave., (504) 371-5074;
Beef moussaka consists of roasted eggplant, sliced potatoes, zucchini and beef topped with bechamel and mozzarella. Grilled lamb chops are served with sliced beets, lettuce, tomatoes, sumac, onion and white rice or bulgur pilaf. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Feelings Cafe
2600 Chartres St., (504) 946-0040;
Country fried chicken Clemenceau features sauteed peas, mushrooms and brabant potatoes. Shrimp remoulade is made with chef Warren Leruth's recipe. Reservations accepted. Lunch Friday, dinner Tue.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

The Franklin
2600 Dauphine St., (504) 267-0640;
Crispy pork belly is served with blue crab and red bean ragu, horchata and roasted poblano peppers. Lamb ribs come with fig barbecue sauce, cucumber, mint and radish flowers. Reservations accepted. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

1940 Dauphine St., (504) 459-4676;
Flash-fried sweet potato and shrimp beignets are served with spicy mayonnaise. The Jewish Coonass features two potato latkes topped with two eggs, spinach and crawfish etouffee served with a biscuit. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

2315 St. Claude Ave., (504) 383-4328;
The German doner kebab has free-range dark-meat chicken, garlic aioli and tangy mustard on house-made bread. Thick Belgian-style fries are fried twice and served with a choice of sauces. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-8855;
Pierogis are Polish potato and cheese dumplings served with sour cream and sweet onions. The Pol-boy features Polish sausage, spicy cabbage, fried onions, mustard and pickles on French bread. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Cash only. $

Lost Love Lounge Vietnamese Kitchen
2529 Dauphine St., (504) 949-2009;
Vegetarian pho features broth accented with cinnamon, ginger and star anise and is served with vegetables and herbs. Pork bun salad features mixed greens, rice noodles, daikon radish, carrots, onions, mushrooms, cilantro, mint and peanuts. No reservations. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Melba's Old School Po-Boys
1525 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 267-7765;
The menu includes po-boys, chicken wings and tenders, red beans, fried seafood platters and more. Shrimp po-boys are dressed with shredded lettuce and pickles. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $

Mimi's in the Marigny
2601 Royal St., (504) 872-9868;
The tapas menu includes mushroom manchego toast, Spanish cheeses, marinated olives, fried Brussels sprouts, empanadas, goat cheese croquettes with honey, patatas bravas with aioli and more. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Mona's Cafe
504 Frenchmen St., (504) 949-4115;
See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

The Praline Connection
542 Frenchmen St., (504) 943-3934;
"A Taste of Soul" platter comes with file gumbo, red beans and rice, jambalaya, greens, fried chicken, ribs, catfish strips and bread pudding.. Crawfish etouffee features crawfish tails smothered in tomato gravy over rice. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Rare Form
437 Esplanade Ave., (504) 402-3285;
The fried green tomato and shrimp remoulade sandwich is available on a bun or French bread and is served with a side. Gulf shrimp Creole is served over rice or pasta with garlic bread. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

The Ruby Slipper
2001 Burgundy St., (504) 525-9355;
See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

Silk Road
2483 Royal St., (504) 944-6666;
Sesame-crusted salmon comes with wasabi beurre blanc, roasted vegetables and jasmine rice. Lamb korma is a leg of lamb in creamy curry sauce, served with bok choy and basmati rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
626 Frenchmen St., (504) 949-0696;
Fish Marigny features a fried fillet topped with Gulf shrimp in Creole cream sauce. New Orleans-style shell-on barbecue shrimp are sauteed with butter, garlic, rosemary and cayenne. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

2200 Royal St., (504) 948-9309;
Grilled Waterfall duck is prepared with lime juice, onions, roasted rice powder and sweet basil and served over mixed greens. Drunken duck breast is stir-fried with roasted chili paste, onions, carrots, broccoli, zucchini, bell peppers, egg, basil and wild rice noodles. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

900 Frenchmen St., (504) 943-9433;
Baked salmon and crabmeat are topped with eel sauce. The Saints roll has tempura shrimp, cream cheese and crunchy jalapeno on the inside with fresh salmon, barbecued eel, smelt roe and eel sauce on top. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Who Dat Coffee Cafe
2401 Burgundy St., (504) 872-0360;
Not Yo Mama's corn cakes are jalapeno corn cakes topped with creamy egg sauce, cheddar cheese, bacon and scallions. Lightly battered steak is fried and topped with house-made sausage gravy served with breakfast potatoes. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $$

Yuki Izakaya
525 Frenchmen St., (504) 943-1122
Karaage is fried chicken that has been marinated in ginger and sake and coated with panko batter. Japanese curry is made with pork and vegetables and served over rice. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner daily, late-night Sat-Sun. Credit cards. $

Arabi/Chalmette/ New Orleans East
Bywater | CBD | Carrollton/University
Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter
Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan/Jefferson/ River Ridge
Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme
Uptown | Warehouse District

Abita Springs | Covington | Madisonville
Mandeville | Outskirts | Slidell

West Bank
Algiers | Gretna | Harvey
Marrero | Other
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