With a spacious patio and a refreshing lack of TVs, GB's evokes the feel of a classic New Orleans neighborhood bar with a casual, friendly atmosphere and plentiful beers, wine and cocktails to go with burgers, hot dogs and similar fare. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Boiled crawfish include corn, potatoes, sausage and mushrooms in spicy crab boil. Blackened redfish is topped with crabmeat and shrimp. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$
Everything from shrimp Creole and fried chicken to General Tso’s chicken and pepper steak is available at the Grandstand Buffet. Dessert items include homemade lemon meringue pie, chocolate doberge cake and eclairs. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Fri.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
Mussels are cooked in New Orleans crawfish boil-style shrimp stock with roasted corn, mushrooms and andouille sausage. Roasted duck breast is served atop dirty bread pudding drizzled with pumpkin gastrique and served with fennel and citrus salad. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Mon., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
Farro is served with charred cabbage, fried Brussels sprouts, black truffle and charred onion broth. Grilled duck breast comes with smoked duck leg confit, braised celery, spiced corn bread crumble and tangy mustard tamarind sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Sat., dinner Wed.-Mon., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
Marked by a casual, friendly vibe with a dash of rock 'n' roll swagger, Capdeville's inviting atmosphere encourages lingering over dinner, drinks and conversation. Craft beer and American whiskey are the specialties, with popular drinks including Jack's black lemonade, which is house-infused blackberry Jack Daniel's mixed with blackberries and fresh lemon. Open Mon.-Sat. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
The Broken Egg specializes in big stuffed omelets but has plenty of breakfast options. The Southern Crab Stack piles a crab cake on a grits cake and adds andouille and shrimp cream sauce. Also consider the stuffed French toast: brioche bread laden with pastry cream, fresh berries and whipped cream. For dessert, try the classic bananas Foster bread pudding. Reservations accepted weekdays. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $$
Next door to Lilette restaurant, this upscale bar with a mid-century modern look features couches, a heated patio, music from a record player, table service and small plates. The Prima Verde is spiced with cilantro, Pisco, lime and jalapeno. Open Mon.-Sat. Smoking on patio. Food available.
Sharable breakfast baskets include fried beignet sticks served with powdered sugar and warm syrup. The Newman Reuben features warm corned beef, melted Swiss cheese and red cabbage slaw on toasted marble rye. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$
Chappapeela Farms duck breast is served with poppy seed spaetzle, duck confit, Swiss chard, spiced pear compote and natural jus. The Boudreaux includes sunny side up eggs, alligator sausage, jalapeno cornbread, Crystal potatoes and Creole hollandaise. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily, brunch Thu.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
Soft-shell crab is mesquite-smoked and served with sauteed lump crabmeat in lemon-Worcestershire brown butter with parsley. Grilled veal chop is served with roasted tomato demi-glace, spaetzle and sauteed vegetables. Reservations recommended. Lunch Thu.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$
Maximo's Grill features an eclectic array of amari, grappas, liqueurs and vermouths to complement the kitchen's Italian fare. The bar and restaurant also has an extensive wine list and craft cocktails, including the Pimm's Italiano. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour all night Wednesday.