All drinks here are prepared with fresh-squeezed juices and fresh-muddled fruits. Mojitos and sangrias are among 20 house specialties. On Thursday night, receive a free bottle of wine with a paella order. Open daily. Smoking allowed on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Yellowtail and jalapeno saba features thinly sliced yellowtail topped with cilantro, minced onion and jalapeno, and house-made citrus-soy shizu sauce. The rice paper roll includes fresh salmon, tuna, cucumber, avocado, lettuce, smelt roe and crabstick in rice paper and is topped with a trio of sauces. Delivery available. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
La Macarena serves Salvadoran pupusas and an array of Latin dishes. The house guacamole is made with organic avocados and lime juice and served with corn chips. Flounder Manny features pan-seared Mayan-spiced Nordic flounder topped with Spanish garlic shrimp and served with yellow rice and tropical salad. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$
Pinkberry serves its signature tart yogurt with a variety of toppings. Top the new peach flavor with blood orange pieces and a crisp waffle cookie. Lychee is a popular spring flavor. No reservations. Canal Street: Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Magazine Street: lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $
Mississippi rabbit is stuffed with Italian sausage and served with stewed cannelini beans, braised greens and a natural reduction. Pan-seared scallops are served with green onion roti, spicy braised oxtail curry and Asian greens. Reservations recommended. Lunch Fri., dinner Wed.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The margarita roll is filled with crawfish or spicy tuna and has tuna, salmon and spicy guacamole on top. The Burning Man roll contains spicy tuna and crunchy tempura on the inside, pepper tuna and guacamole on the outside and is drizzled with eel and ponzu sauce. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Flag of India is a trio of saag paneer, lamb korma and butter chicken. Mushroom marsala is sauteed mushrooms with onions, tomatoes and a blend of spices (the dish can be made vegan). Reservations recommended for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
Wolfe Me Down features roasted lamb, tomatoes, red onions, spinach, hummus and melted mozzarella on ciabatta. Christmas in July combines cranberry sauce, salty turkey and spinach on ciabatta. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $
The Captain Lou pizza has sun-dried tomatoes, prosciutto and Gorgonzola cheese. The house salad features greens, polenta croutons, mushroom, red onions, grape tomatoes and Champagne-mustard vinaigrette. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Allan Benton's bacon, caramelized onions, tomatoes and Emmentaler cheese top the Luke burger, which is served with house-made fries. Jumbo Louisiana shrimp "en cocotte" features McEwen & Sons creamy white-corn grits and Poche's andouille. Reservations recommended. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
Popular dishes at Lola's include the garlic shrimp and the seafood paella, made with saffron rice, scallops, calamari, mussels and shrimp. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $$$
A quintessential Mid-City Nawlins watering hole since the 1940s, the bar at Liuzza’s is a great place to give the jukebox a spin, watch football or just relax and chat over a Bush Whacker (a frozen chocolate cocktail) or one of the 18-ounce beers served in a heavy frozen mug. Order fried dill pickles or fried green tomatoes with shrimp remoulade for a bar snack. Open daily until 9 p.m. weekdays, 10 p.m. weekends. Smoking: no. Happy hour 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tue.-Thu.
Seafood paella combines fish, shrimp and chicken in saffron rice. Cuban styled fried chicken comes with rice and black beans and plantains and salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
The lamb chop plate features six lamb chops cooked to order, hummus and salad. The Halloumi plate is an appetizer that features fried sheep's milk cheese with tomatoes, bell peppers, basil and balsamic dressing. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$