The seafood omelet is made with shrimp, lump crabmeat, peppers, mushrooms and cheese. Creole file gumbo features ham, chicken, crab and house-made sausage. Reservations accepted. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Thu.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$
Located in an 18th-century cottage, this bar attracts attention, especially from French Quarter tourists, even if there's no proof it was owned or visited by pirate Jean Lafitte. But the dimly lit interior, fireplace and piano in the back room make it feel like a suitable place for a secret rendezvous, and it's a good last stop on the end of the Bourbon Street strip. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food.
The smoked salad features a choice of brisket, pulled pork or chicken over organic spring greens tossed in house-made smoked tomato and onion dressing. New on the menu are the smoked sweet corn grits No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
The roast beef po-boy features beef slow-cooked in house-made gravy with onions and lots of garlic. The muffuletta combines house-made olive salad, imported salami, ham and mozzarella on an Italian bun. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Cash only. $
Trout Tchoupitoulas is lightly floured, sauteed, topped with shrimp and crabmeat and served with mixed vegetables and new potatoes. Shrimp Magazine is large butterfly shrimp lightly floured and sauteed in olive oil and white wine with garlic, artichoke hearts, ham and green onion, served over angel hair pasta. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
This casual seafood house offers a large selection of fried or broiled local fish and shellfish. The Jack Dempsey seafood platter features gumbo, shrimp, catfish, crab balls and two side items. Steamed Dungeness crab is served with a side. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
There's a lot to keep patrons entertained at this two-story gay bar with a balcony: pool, video poker, seven TVs, trivia on Sunday, karaoke on Tuesday, American Horror Story on Wednesday and more. The drink of choice is the Separator — a sweet concoction of ice cream, coffee liqueur and brandy, topped with Cool Whip and cherries. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-9 p.m. daily.