Baked goods include apple fritters, cinnamon rolls, scones, brownies, muffins and more. The open-faced Marigny sandwich features crab and shrimp salad with remoulade on ciabatta. Not Yo Mama’s corn cakes are jalapeno corn cakes topped with creamy egg sauce, cheddar cheese, bacon and scallions. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Fri.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
Oysters are sauteed with green onions, garlic and olive oil and served over angel hair pasta. House-made cannelloni are stuffed with ground veal, spinach and Parmesan, baked in Alfredo sauce and topped with house-made tomato sauce. Reservations accepted. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $$
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. $$$
Standard diner fare like omelets, pancakes and biscuits are the cornerstone of this cafe’s extensive menu. Savory lunch and dinner options include fried shrimp, catfish and oyster platters, gumbo and po-boys. Daily specials range from red beans and rice on Mondays to white beans and smothered pork chops on Thursdays and seafood specials like stuffed shrimp on Fridays. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, open 24 hours Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $
Nestled next to a Creole Italian restaurant of the same name, the bar has an extensive wine list and a large selection of bourbons, cognacs and Scotches. There's also a variety of cheeses, pates and charcuterie, 20 wines by the glass and 150 by the bottle. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat.
Crispy roasted duck is deglazed with raspberry reduction and served over wild rice and spinach with toasted pecans and bacon. Seared Australian lamb chops are served with garlic mashed potatoes, rosemary port demi-glace and haricots verts. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$
The steak house's lounge offers plenty of seating at the bar or tables for guests having drinks before dinner or gathering to watch sports on the bar's TV. The house specialty is a frozen brandy Alexander. The Steak Knife, which specializes in steak and seafood dishes, celebrates 44 years on Dec. 27. Open Tue.-Sat. Full restaurant menu.
Pasta Primo Veggie includes onions, zucchini, garlic, mushrooms and fresh spinach atop bowtie pasta with pesto sauce, marinara and Parmesan. Chicken enchilada pasta includes chicken sauteed with onions, bell peppers, black beans and tortilla cheese sauce over penne with cheddar, jalapenos and ancho adobe crema on top. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
The Sazerac Bar carries with it the history and lore of its namesake drink. Paul Ninas murals flanking the African walnut bar take you back to the grandeur of old New Orleans — a time when Huey P. Long strolled in to order a Ramos gin fizz. The elegant barstools and plush banquettes of today's Sazerac Bar invite locals and visitors to enjoy handcrafted cocktails and conversation. Open daily. No food.
Eggs Gentilly tops a toasted English muffin with sauteed spinach, fried oysters, a poached egg, bacon bits and hollandaise. The Mr. America special features two multigrain pancakes stuffed with bananas, blueberries, oatmeal and pecans and comes with five egg whites and a grilled chicken breast. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
There's live music Friday and Saturday at this elegant restaurant and bar, which specializes in martinis, wine and Champagne. Small bites are available, including house-cut fries with truffle aioli, cochon de lait sliders, burgers and more. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Chef John Besh’s flagship restaurant serves roasted pompano with royal red shrimp and citrus brown butter. Lemon fish crudo is served with charred lemon and chicken crackling. Reservations recommended. Lunch Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$
Ralph Brennan's elegant restaurant has a spacious barroom and a balcony overlooking New Orleans City Park. Happy hour specials include $6 cocktails, half-priced glasses of wine, $4 craft beer and more. Apricot sangria is a combination of apricot brandy, elderflower liqueur, macerated cherries and red or sparkling wine. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Fri.
The menu doesn't include much more than thick burgers, steaks and baked potatoes, but they draw a regular crowd to this casual, nautical-themed tavern. The bar is known for its Monsoon, a big rum and fruit juice cocktail. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.
Pinkberry yogurt is available in cups or waffle cones and blended into smoothies and shakes. Apple pie a la mode is swirled yogurt topped with warm apples and cinnamon crumble. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $