This Italian grocery is known for its muffulettas, available on whole or half loaves. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
The French-Creole grande dame is marking its 175th anniversary this year. Oysters Rockefeller are baked oysters covered with pureed greens (not spinach) and seasoned breadcrumbs. Alaska Antoine is baked Alaska — featuring ice cream wrapped in pound cake and crowned with a toasted meringue shell and hot fudge. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The Peace Maker po-boy piles fried shrimp and oysters on French bread and dresses it with Tabasco-infused mayonnaise. The “10 napkin” hot roast beef po-boy features house-cooked chuck roast served debris-style. Reservation policies vary by location. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Po-boys include catfish, alligator, hot sausage, hot roast beef and oysters. Crawfish, shrimp, tomatoes and mushrooms fill an omelet topped with cheese. Delivery available from Carondelet Street location. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $
This dog-friendly gastropub has a large selection of Irish whiskey and holds tastings the third Monday of each month. Wednesday is pub quiz night, and there's live music Thursday through Sunday. Happy hour features $6 small plates of shepherd's pie, bangers and mash and fish and chips. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Hand-rolled gnocchi are served with jumbo lump crabmeat, wild mushrooms and truffle cream sauce. Filet Tujague’s is topped with Gulf oysters and Crystal bearnaise. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
Square Root updates its food and cocktail menu frequently for seasonality and availability of fresh ingredients, inviting guests to individually pair their beverages with their meal with non-alcoholic, sommelier and reserve levels. Original house cocktails include Private Dancer, a mix of blanco tequila, Cocchi Americano, lime, hibiscus and pink peppercorn. Open Tues.-Sat. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
Bar Description: Sample drink specials such as two-for-one margaritas on Mondays, $2 martinis on Tuesdays, half-price glasses of wine on Wednesdays and half-price cocktails on Thursdays. You can watch sports on TV, have a drink on the patio, order from the oyster bar or the restaurant's menu of local seafood dishes. Open daily. Smoking: patio only. Food: restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.