Pan-roasted shrimp and cheese grits features caramelized red onions, smoked mushrooms, garlic, bacon, green onions and grape tomatoes in light-cream sauce. Cowboy caviar is a black-eyed pea salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $
This neighborhood restaurant and bar serves plenty of Abita Amber and bloody marys to diners seeking barbecue shrimp po-poys or just hanging out with friends. There are lots of longtime regulars because, as one manager says, "It's one of those little places that doesn't change." Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.