The casual-dining restaurant focuses on fresh Louisiana seafood, burgers, po-boys and pasta dishes. K.Y.'s Traditional hamburger features a hand-pressed beef patty served dressed on a sesame bun with fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
There are 20 specialty burgers — all char-grilled — at this family-friendly comfort-food restaurant, and the menu also offers other fare, such as catfish Tchefuncte, a fried fillet topped with creamy crawfish sauce served over seasoned rice. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
The debris po-boy features roast beef cooked with garlic, onions and Worcestershire sauce. Short Stop’s gumbo combines hot, smoked and andouille sausages and chicken in a seasoned roux. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $
Red chili chicken and goat cheese quesadillas come dressed with spinach and a side of cucumber salsa. The Hawaii 5-0-4 nachos are a pile of tortilla chips topped with Jack cheese, pulled pork, bacon, grilled mango, chipotle sour cream, cilantro, avocado and jalapenos. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
Turtle soup is topped with sherry at the table. Popular dishes include trout or catfish meuniere or amandine. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Diners choose the Mandarin House buffet for its more than 200 items and bountiful seafood selection. Sample boiled shrimp, crawfish, king crab and more. Among the prepared dishes are honey-garlic chicken and sweet-and-sour pork. The sushi bar offers a variety of rolls. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
Watch English and Scottish Premier League soccer matches shown on an 8-foot-high screen and drink a well-poured Guinness. Other sports also get special treatment, and the dog-frienly bar offers darts and pool. Enter the pub quiz on Monday or stay for dinner from Boo Koo BBQ. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.