Corned beef hash Benedict is served on an open-faced biscuit with house-made corned beef, potatoes, two poached eggs, hollandaise and horseradish cream. Bananas Foster pain perdu is French toast topped with classic bananas Foster and raisins and comes with applewood-smoked bacon. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $$
This Mid-City landmark is known for its roast beef po-boy, but such a sandwich never stands alone without proper libation. The Parkway Pimm's Cup and the Mid-City Streetcar are popular mixed drinks, while buckets of beer are as little as $9 during NFL games. Open Wed.-Mon. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Catfish Mulate’s is grilled, topped with crawfish etouffee and served with jambalaya, sauteed vegetables and a twice-baked potato. The blackened fish of the day is served with a skewer of grilled Gulf shrimp, sauteed vegetables and a twice-baked potato. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Creole surf and turf features pan-roasted filet mignon and crawfish scampi. Drum Pontchartrain is roasted puppy drum topped with crabmeat and lemon-caper beurre blanc. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The deep-fried pork chop comes with a choice of potato side. Eggs Benedict features poached eggs served on top of an English muffin, Canadian bacon and grilled tomatoes, served with Hollandaise. No reservations. Open 24 hours Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$
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. $
Known for its fried chicken, Fiorella's has a full bar with an emphasis on its homemade $5 bloody mary. The bar and restaurant shows New Orleans Saints games on TV, and the homey decor has drawn tourists and regulars for the past 40 years. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
The floor of the patio bar at this romantic Marigny restaurant is constructed with bricks from the fireplace of the slave quarters that once stood there. Live piano music fills the courtyard on Friday nights. Open Wed.-Sun. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu.
The Italian restaurant has a full bar, and the most popular drinks are martinis and cosmopolitans. Small plates are available for snacking at the bar, in addition to a menu with dishes like Italian sausage boats. Open Mon.-Sat. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour Mon.-Thu.
Deja Vu offers breakfast 24-7, online ordering, delivery and $6.99 steak nights Tuesday and Thursday. A popular drink is the $5 bloody mary. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Veal Oscar comes with asparagus, sauteed lump crabmeat, tasso hollandaise and mashed new potatoes. Fried oysters Rockefeller feature cornmeal-breaded Louisiana oysters over baked Herbsaint creamed spinach with bacon and bearnaise. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and brunch daily. Credit cards. $$$
Eggs Benedict features a large biscuit topped with sliced ham, poached eggs and hollandaise and comes with hash browns. The Fleur-de-lis omelet combines crawfish tails, pepper Jack cheese, bell peppers and onions topped with Cajun crawfish sauce. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $