Oysters bordelaise features fried oysters over spaghettini with olive oil, herbs and Parmesan. Roast beef is slow-cooked in house, sliced thin and served as a po-boy with house-made gravy on Leidenheimer bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
This burger joint has a sports bar feel, and New Orleans Saints and LSU football game day specials include buckets of iced domestic beers and $5 domestic beer pitchers. Happy hour specials include $3 frozen margaritas, $4 double cocktails and beer specials. Spiked strawberry lemonade is a popular cocktail. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
The meatball po-boy features house-made beef meatballs with tomato sauce on Leidenheimer French bread. The roast beef po-boy is topped with debris sauce cooked with onions, garlic and spices and served on Leidenheimer French bread. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $
The signature Flying Burrito combines skirt steak, Gulf shrimp, Creole chicken, sour cream, guacamole, yellow rice, black beans, salsa la fonda and Juan's hot sauce in a Hola Nola flour, whole wheat, spinach or cayenne tortilla. Red chili and chicken quesadillas include adobo sauce, spinach and goat cheese. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $
The menu includes Creole and Italian dishes. Gulf fish amandine — a sauce of lemon, butter and slivered almonds — is served with french fries. Traditional turtle soup is topped with sherry. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
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. $
Chicken wings are served with red pepper Buffalo sauce, Captain Porkenheimer barbecue sauce or Asian-style fish sauce. Pimiento cheese is served with bacon marmalade and toasted rye bread. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $