Sucre's artisan confectioners create wedding cakes, groom's cakes, specialty cakes, French macaron trees and chocolate party favors.
Breaux Bridge Benedict features house-made boudin, smoked ham, American cheese, poached eggs and hollandaise on French bread. The fried oyster po-boy comes dressed with coleslaw, remoulade and cocktail sauce. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
The Creole Reuben features pastrami, Emmentaler, red cabbage sauerkraut and remoulade on rye bread. The “back-to-school board” is a cheese plate with cheddar, coppa, Covey Rise Farms gala apples and Sweetwater Brewing Company IPA jelly made in house. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
The barbecue shrimp po-boy features Louisiana shrimp cooked with hot sauce and Worcestershire reduction. The D-Luxe pie is topped with pepperoni, sausage, meatballs, onions, mushrooms, peppers, olives and extra cheese. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
The Guatemalan breakfast combo includes eggs, black beans, plantains, warm tortillas, avocado, sour cream and salsa. The one-eyed bacon cheeseburger is topped with a fried egg, cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickles. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Checks. $
The menu doesn't include much more than thick burgers, steaks and baked potatoes, but they draw a regular crowd to this casual, nautical-themed tavern. The bar is known for its Monsoon, a big rum and fruit juice cocktail. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.
Barbecue Gulf shrimp are served shells-on with butter and Worcestershire sauce and French bread for dipping. Gumbo ya ya is a country-style gumbo with chicken and sausage. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The lamb chop plate features six chops, hummus and salad. The chicken shawarma is marinated for two days in Middle Eastern spices, baked and served with hummus and salad. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Chef/owner Jacques Leonardi offers creative takes on Creole dishes. Blackened redfish is topped with crabmeat and chili hollandaise and served with salad and two sides. Alligator cheesecake is made with smoked Gouda, shrimp and alligator sausage and is topped with tomato basil sauce. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$
The prosciutto panino includes mozzarella and house-made pesto. Shaved Brussels sprouts salad includes toasted almonds, Parmesan and lemon-herb vinaigrette. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
Bartenders mix craft cocktails ranging from the classic Sazerac to the new Kentucky Cat-5, a hurricane made with bourbon, house-made passion fruit syrup and bitters. The absinthe menu has expanded to include Kubler Absinthe Superieure, St. George Absinthe Verte, and Jade Liqueurs Nouvelle-Orleans. Open Mon.-Sat. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu.
Black drum is coated in a smoked herb rub, sauteed and served with crawfish risotto and shaved asparagus. Mint julep creme brulee is available for dessert. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$
Seared Gulf fish is served with pineapple rice, honey-glazed carrots and lime beurre blanc. The three-egg Dante omelet includes andouille, potatoes and cheddar. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Mon., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
Chicory coffee-lacquered quail is served with fire-roasted chili, cochon de lait boudin, smoky bacon wilted greens with Tabasco pepper jelly and espresso pecan crust. Signature shrimp and tasso Henican features Louisiana white shrimp, tasso, pickled okra, sweet onions, five-pepper jelly and Crystal hot sauce beurre blanc. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
There's live jazz every day starting at 10 a.m. at this dog-friendly patio bar, which has a courtyard with life-sized bronze figures of New Orleans' music greats. Traditional cocktails like old fashioneds and bloody marys are the most popular, and guests who order specialty drinks get to keep the glass. The cafe serves breakfast, pastries, sandwiches and New Orleans dishes. Open daily.