Proprietor JoAnn Clevenger’s restaurant serves original dishes and Creole classics. Duck and andouille etouffee comes with cornbread and Louisiana pepper jelly. Honey-pecan bread pudding is topped with toffee sauce. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
What started as a warehouse space converted to a music hall more than 35 years ago has become a local music institution. Tipitina's presents a mix of local and touring bands, and the bars are open when the club is open for shows, including Sunday afternoon's Cajun dance party. Open for concerts. No food.
The live music venue has showcased a range of music acts for more than 25 years, including national acts. The bar is made with hand-carved mahogany salvaged from the demolition of Al Capone's Lexington Hotel. Food is available at Howlin' Wolf Den. Open daily. Food available.
Daily live music features dueling rock ’n’ roll pianos and performers with vast songbooks and lively senses of humor. There also are TVs for watching sports. Happy hour offers three-for-one cocktails from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Open daily. Smoking: yes. No cover charge.