The Broken Egg specializes in big stuffed omelets but has plenty of breakfast options. The Southern Crab Stack piles a crab cake on a grits cake and adds andouille and shrimp cream sauce. Also consider the stuffed French toast: brioche bread laden with pastry cream, fresh berries and whipped cream. For dessert, try the classic bananas Foster bread pudding. Reservations accepted weekdays. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $$
The Spicy Girl roll features deep-fried white fish, snow crab and cucumber topped with pepper tuna, green onions and ponzu sauce. The Shaggy Dog roll combines fried shrimp tempura, avocado and snow crab and is topped with crabstick, eel sauce and spicy mayonnaise. Reservations accepted. Lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
King’s nachos are topped with refried beans, cheese, jalapenos, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole. The Buffalo chicken sandwich features fried chicken tenders tossed in Moe’s wing sauce and served on a cheddar-jalapeno wheat bun with blue cheese or ranch dressing. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
Inspired by both classic German biergartens and English pubs, the dog-friendly draught haus boasts a massive beer selection, including 37 on tap and 67 bottled varieties. Piled with corned beef, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut, the classic Reuben sandwich is a patron favorite. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu.
Behind an unremarkable facade on the edge of the French Quarter is this lounge with a large U-shaped bar, some banquette seating and an extensive menu of classic and original cocktails. The bar uses house-made tonic water, juices and syrups in its drinks, and there is a wide selection of premium spirits and beers. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour noon-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.