Baked cannelloni are stuffed with ground veal and fresh spinach and served with white or red sauce. The house special pizza features pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onions and artichoke hearts. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri. and Sun., dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
The giant seafood platter includes shrimp, catfish, oysters, stuffed crabs, crawfish croquettes, french fries and coleslaw. Head-on New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp come with a baguette and salad. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $$
Drago’s signature char-broiled oysters are topped with Parmesan, butter, parsley and garlic. Lobster Marco is a Maine lobster stuffed with sauteed shrimp and mushrooms in cream sauce over angel hair pasta. No reservations. N. Arnoult Road: lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Poydras Street: Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$
These brightly colored, tropical-themed bars are known for the Hand Grenade cocktail, served in a green plastic cup shaped like a hand grenade at the bottom. The bars host rock bands. Complimentary snacks are offered during happy hour. Open daily. No food. Happy hour opening-8 p.m.
This Italian grocery is known for its muffulettas, available on whole or half loaves. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
Round up some mates and drink like a (historically accurate) pirate at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, billed as one of the oldest bars in the country. Named after privateer Jean Lafitte, the bar draws locals and tourists to the quieter end of Bourbon Street for classic cocktails, "Frozen Voodoo Juice" and rustic ambience. Open daily. No food.