Eggs coubion features fried Mississippi catfish served with poached eggs, a saute of spinach, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, tasso and court-bouillon. Chicken St. Charles is a chicken breast served atop a buttermilk biscuit with poached eggs and tasso cream sauce. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $$
The full-service bar is separated from the kitchen and dining area at this classic po-boy restaurant, and beer is the favored adult beverage. The cocktail menu features interesting takes on classic cocktails, including the honey mint "jullep," made with Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey mixed with mint, sugar, lime and Sprite. Open Wed.-Mon. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
The bar is a purple and gold oasis where LSU fans can catch the game while sipping signature drinks like the Zydeco Tornado. The live music lineup features local Cajun acts like La Touche, Lee Benoit and Bayou Deville every night beginning 7 p.m. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.
The “feed me” option offers three- to five-course meals with dishes selected by the chef. Crispy Skin Duck is served medium rare with andouille corn relish, mashed sweet potatoes and whiskey fig glaze. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The roast beef po-boy features house-cooked beef dressed with lettuce, tomato and pickles on Leidenheimer bread. The muffuletta includes ham, imported salami, mozzarella and house-made olive salad on a seeded bun. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Cash only. $
The old-line restaurant is known for its Southern-fried chicken. It also specializes in Creole and Italian American fare. The most popular drink is the hurricane. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.
The Italian restaurant has a full bar, and the most popular drinks are martinis and Sazeracs. Small plates are available for snacking at the bar, in addition to a menu with dishes like Italian sausage boats. Open Tue.-Sat. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thu.
This 24/7 bar and restaurant is popular with service industry workers looking for a cheap post-shift drink and revelers looking for a meal (the kitchen never closes). Bloody marys are $5 and come with a souvenir cup. Open 24 hours daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
The old-style bar is located in the historic Court of Two Sisters restaurant in the heart of the French Quarter and offers signature drinks such as the chilled Two Sisters Toddy and the Bayou Bash, which mixes Southern Comfort, fruit juices and red wine (the cocktail won an award from Culinary Concierge Magazine). A menu of small plates is available beginning at 5 p.m. Open daily. Food available.
Shrimp and grits is a bowl of grits topped with seared shrimp and cheese. Seafood Benedict is a crab and crawfish cake topped with poached eggs and hollandaise served with hash browns or grits. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $$