This Italian grocery is known for its muffulettas, available on whole or half loaves. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
This French-Creole institution is celebrating its 175th anniversary. Oysters Rockefeller is baked oysters covered with pureed greens (not spinach) and seasoned breadcrumbs. Alaska Antoine is baked Alaska for two — featuring ice cream wrapped in pound cake and crowned with a toasted meringue shell and hot fudge. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The New Orleans medley includes gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice and grilled smoked sausage. The Peacemaker po-boy combines fried shrimp and oysters dressed with Tabasco-infused mayonnaise. Reservation policies vary by location. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
The New Orleans sampler features red beans and rice, jambalaya, a cup of gumbo, fried green tomatoes and a biscuit. The seafood omelet contains crawfish, shrimp, tomatoes and mushrooms and is topped with cheese. Delivery available from Carondelet Street location. No reservations. New Orleans locations are open 24 hours. West Napoleon Avenue: Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Sun., dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $
This dog-friendly gastropub has a very large selection of Irish whiskey and holds tastings the third Monday of each month. Tuesday features a fish and chips and a pint special, Wednesday is pub quiz night, and there's live music Thursday through Saturday. Beer, house wines, and house cocktails are half off during weekday happy hours. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
This French Quarter watering hole has retained the same cypress stand-up bar and antique Parisian mirror that it hung over the bar when Tujague's opened in 1856. Over the years the restaurant and bar, decorated with memorabilia relating to its history, has attracted notable guests including President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Cole Porter, John D. Rockefeller and others. Famous drinks include the Sazerac, Ramos gin fizz and Pimm's Cup. The bar also has an extensive wine and Champagne list. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
Cohiba-smoked, chorizo-dusted scallops come with caramelized cauliflower, pimenton patatas bravas and black garlic fennel choucroute. Sweet tea country-fried chicken wings are served with smoked onion buttermilk dressing and a miso-butterscotch country biscuit with sweet potato sorghum butter. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$
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.