This Italian grocery is known for its muffulettas, available on whole or half loaves. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$
The French-Creole grande dame is marking its 175th anniversary this year. Oysters Rockefeller are baked oysters covered with pureed greens (not spinach) and seasoned breadcrumbs. Alaska Antoine is baked Alaska — featuring ice cream wrapped in pound cake and crowned with a toasted meringue shell and hot fudge. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$
Char-grilled oysters are topped with herb butter and a blend of cheeses and served with French bread. The Peacemaker po-boy includes fried shrimp and oysters and is dressed with Tabasco-infused mayonnaise. Reservation policies vary by location. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$
Po-boys include catfish, alligator, hot sausage, hot roast beef and oysters. Crawfish, shrimp, tomatoes and mushrooms fill an omelet topped with cheese. Delivery available from Carondelet Street location. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $
This dog-friendly gastropub has a large selection of Irish whiskey and holds tastings the third Monday of each month. Wednesday is pub quiz night, and there's live music Thursday through Sunday. Happy hour features $6 small plates of shepherd's pie, bangers and mash and fish and chips. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Hand-rolled gnocchi are served with jumbo lump crabmeat, wild mushrooms and truffle cream sauce. Filet Tujague’s is topped with Gulf oysters and Crystal bearnaise. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
House-made sausages include Spanish-style morcilla, a boudin noir seasoned with shallots and apples and fried in butter. Crispy pig ear and warm jardiniere salad includes an array of pickled garden vegetables and is topped with anchovy dressing. 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.