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Fall Restaurant Guide 2014: Mid-City/Treme 

3 Potato
42727 S. Broad St., Suite 102, (504) 298-7761; www.facebook.com/3p4neworleans
The vegan restaurant focuses on baked potatoes and offers gluten-free baked sweet potatoes, which are waffle-cut and served with chipotle mayonnaise. Other dishes include coconut milk-based ice cream and vegan three-bean chili. No reservations. Lunch daily, early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Angelo Brocato
214 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-0078; www.angelobrocatoicecream.com
Sicilian cannoli are fried cinnamon pastry shells with ricotta-based filling, chocolate and pistachios. Sicilian-style gelato comes in flavors such as pistachio, stracciatella, zuppa inglese and chocolate-almond. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Asuka Sushi and Hibachi
7912 Earhart Blvd., (504) 862-5555; www.asukaneworleans.com
The sushi lunch special includes six pieces of sushi, a California roll, soup and salad. The Five Cooked Roll dinner includes the Rock 'N' Roll, Tiger Eye roll, California roll, crawfish roll, snow crab roll, salad and soup. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Avery's On Tulane
2510 Tulane Ave., (504) 821-4110; www.averysontulane.com
The Pearl River po-boy is loaded with fried oysters, roast beef gravy and chopped bacon. New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp are served in a po-boy. No reservations. Lunch and Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Bayou Beer Garden
326 N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., (504) 302-9357; www.bayoubeergarden.com
Disco fries are a pile of steak fries loaded with house-made beef debris, gravy and cheddar cheese. The house burger is a 10-ounce patty served on a sesame seed bun. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Beachcorner Bar & Grill
4905 Canal St., (504) 488-7357; www.beachcornerbarandgrill.com
The 8-ounce grilled yellowfin tuna steak is topped with house-made sauce and comes on a sandwich or atop a salad. The 10-ounce hickory-smoked cheddar burger is dressed with grilled onions and house-made hickory sauce. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

The Bean Gallery
637 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 324-8176; www.nolalovescoffee.com
The Mid-City sandwich layers smoked turkey, red onions, roasted red peppers, spinach, Swiss cheese and mustard on Leidenheimer bread. The coffee bar offers pumpkin spice-flavored lattes and frozen coffees. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late-night Sun.-Thu. Credit cards. $

Betsy's Pancake House
2542 Canal St., (504) 822-0214
This diner serves breakfast plates and home-style lunch specials. The breakfast special features two eggs, bacon, grits and pancakes or toast. Lunch specials include red beans and rice with smoked sausage, a pork chop or ham shank and baked, barbecued or fried chicken with macaroni and cheese. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri. Credit cards. $

biscuits & buns on banks
4337 Banks St., (504) 273-4600; www.biscuitsandbunsonbanks.com
Chicken and waffles comes with powdered sugar on top of the waffle. The blueberry waffle comes with blueberry compote and grilled brie. No reservations. Breakfast Tue.-Sun., lunch Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Blue Dot Donuts
4301 Canal St., (504) 218-4866; www.bluedotdonuts.com
Specialty donuts include a variety of flavors and combinations including Nutella and banana cream. Bacon and maple-glazed long johns are a house specialty. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Boswell's Jamaican Grill
3521 Tulane Ave., (504) 482-6600
Oxtail is prepared in a stew with vegetables and gravy and is served with broad beans. Grilled jerk chicken comes with plantains and two sides. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

The Bulldog
5135 Canal Blvd., (504) 488-4191; www.draftfreak.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

The Burning Bush
The Holy Ground Irish Pub, 3340 Canal St., (504) 821-6828
The kitchen inside the Holy Ground Irish Pub offers European-style pub fare. Guyanese chicken curry features a chicken thigh and leg, tomatoes, potatoes, cilantro, garam masala and yellow curry. English-style fish and chips consists of beer-battered Pacific cod, french fries and house-made tartar sauce or malt vinegar. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Cafe Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave., (504) 945-5635; www.cafedegas.com
House-made duck confit and goat cheese ravioli are served with sun-dried tomato-Madeira wine sauce and crispy shallots. Seared North American bison New York strip steak is served with truffle and chive twice-baked potatoes and Brussels sprouts, leeks and baby carrots sauteed with bacon. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner Wed.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Cafe NOMA
New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, (504) 482-1264; www.cafenoma.com
The barbecue chicken slider is topped with smoky Abita barbecue sauce and white cheddar cheese on a brioche bun. Flatbread pizza features manchego, roasted peppers, caramelized onions and roasted garlic spread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner Fri. Credit cards. $

Canal Street Bistro
3903 Canal St., (504) 482-1225; www.canalstreetbistro.com
At brunch, the Bayou St. John crabmeat Napoleon features a potato cake, a crab cake, sauteed spinach, two sunny side-up quail eggs and poblano cream sauce. Duck enchiladas feature duck confit rolled in corn tortillas, topped with tomatillo-chipotle sauce and served with black beans. Reservations recommended. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner Wed.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Canseco's Market
3135 Esplanade Ave., (504) 322-2595; www.cansecos.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Crescent City Steak House
1001 N. Broad St., (504) 821-3271; www.crescentcitysteaks.com
The traditional steakhouse serves shrimp cocktail, Caesar salad, a la carte steaks and sides such as potatoes au gratin, lyonnaise potates and sauteed asparagus. Larger cuts of beef include Porterhouse steaks for two or three people. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri. and Sun., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Dmac's Bar & Grill
542 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., (504) 304-5757; www.dmacsbarandgrill.com
Country-fried steak is served with mashed potatoes, white gravy and a vegetable. Burgers are made in house and served on brioche buns. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Dooky Chase's Restaurant
2301 Orleans Ave., (504) 821-0600; www.dookychaserestaurant.com
Chef Leah Chase offers her Creole feast on a buffet for lunch. Creole gumbo brims with shrimp, crab, chicken, ham and sausage. Shrimp Clemenceau combines shrimp, garlic, peas and potatoes. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Fri. Credit cards. $$

Doson Noodle House
135 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 309-7283
Lemon grass tofu features stir-fried tofu and vegetables over vermicelli. Grilled chicken salad is grilled chicken over shredded carrots, cabbage, tomatoes, mint and house sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Felipe's Taqueria
411 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 288-8226; www.felipestaqueria.com
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

Five Happiness
3605 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 482-3935; www.fivehappiness.com
The menu includes an array of Chinese regional cuisines. Chinese eggplant is stuffed with shrimp and pork and served with brown sauce. Almond-crusted chicken breast is served with lemon sauce. Delivery available. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Gracious Bakery + Cafe
1000 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., Suite 100, (504) 301-3709; www.graciousbakery.com
The smoked salmon sandwich features caper and preserved lemon cream cheese, arugula, pickled carrots and radishes on house-made multigrain bread. Pretzel croissants come topped with coarse sea salt. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Half Shell Oyster Bar and Grill
3101 Esplanade Ave., (504) 289-0504; www.halfshellneworleans.com
The Bayou Boogaloo breakfast features a three-egg omelet with sauteed shrimp and crawfish with fried oysters and shrimp sauce on top. Voodoo Bleu features bacon-wrapped char-grilled oysters topped with garlic-butter and blue cheese. No reservations. Lunch, brunch and dinner Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

Juan's Flying Burrito
4724 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-9950; www.juansflyingburrito.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Juicy Lucy's
133 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 598-5044; www.msjuicylucy.com
The Juicy Gitti burger is an 8-ounce Angus beef patty stuffed with sauteed mushrooms, onions, garlic and Swiss cheese and served with shoestring fries or Zapp's potato chips. The Juicy Jerky Turkey features turkey in jerk sauce with sauteed onions, mushrooms, garlic, mozzarella, provolone and mango chutney served with fries or chips. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Katie's Restaurant & Bar
3701 Iberville St., (504) 488-6582; www.katiesinmidcity.com
Scottie's blackberry and jalapeno ribs are slow-cooked baby back ribs in tangy and spicy blackberry and jalapeno sauce served with two sides. Boudreaux pizza is topped with cochon de lait, red onions, spinach, scallions and garlic butter-cream reduction. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Laurel Street Bakery
2701 S. Broad St., (504) 897-0576; www.laurelstreetbakery.com
The California breakfast sandwich consists of scrambled eggs, shallot cream cheese, tomatoes and avocado on a bagel or croissant. Tomato basil soup is served with salad or a grilled cheese sandwich. Baked goods includes quiches, scones and turnovers. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Li'l Dizzy's Cafe
1500 Esplanade Ave., (504) 569-8997; www.lildizzyscafe.com
The menu of traditional Creole dishes includes file gumbo made with ham, chicken, crab and house-made sausage. Trout Bacquet is topped with crabmeat and lemon butter. Fried chicken is served with potato salad, fries or red beans and rice. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Fri.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Liberty's Kitchen
300 N. Broad St., (504) 822-4011; www.libertyskitchen.org
Vegetarian red beans and rice is cooked with onions, celery, bell peppers, smoked mushrooms and Creole seasoning in vegetable stock and served over long-grain rice. The menu also includes salads, fried shrimp po-boys, house-made black bean burgers, pastries, desserts and more. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Little Tokyo Japanese Restaurant
310 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 485-5658; www.littletokyonola.com
The restaurant offers a range of sushi and cooked items and diners can sit at the hibachi grill. Seasoned shrimp top the lobster roll. Tuna is marinated in balsamic vinegar, seared and served with smelt roe and green onion. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Liuzza's by the Track
1518 N. Lopez St., (504) 218-7888; www.liuzzasnola.com
The neighborhood bar's kitchen serves Creole gumbo made with shrimp, chicken and smoked sausage. The barbecue shrimp po-boy features shrimp cooked in peppery butter sauce and served in a hollowed-out pistolette. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards.  $$

Liuzza's Restaurant and Bar
3636 Bienville St., (504) 482-9120; www.liuzzas.com
The neighborhood restaurant serves a mix of Creole and Italian dishes. The Frenchuletta is a muffuletta served hot on French bread. Eggplant Parmesan is served with pasta, red gravy, salad and garlic bread. No reservations. Lunch daily, early dinner Sun.-Mon., dinner Tue.-Sat. Cash only. $$

Lola's
3312 Esplanade Ave., (504) 488-6946; www.lolasneworleans.com
This Spanish restaurant specializes in paellas and fideuas (paellas made with angel hair pasta). Caldereta is lamb stew made with paprika, hot peppers, onions, garlic, carrots and red wine. For an appetizer, jumbo shrimp are simmered in garlic, olive oil and spices. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $$

Mandina's Restaurant
3800 Canal St., (504) 482-9179; www.mandinasrestaurant.com
This neighborhood restaurant serves Creole and Italian dishes. Gulf fish amandine is served with french fries. Classic turtle soup is served with a shot of sherry. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Maple Street Patisserie
8300 Earhart Blvd., (504) 265-8905; www.facebook.com/maplestpatisserie
See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

Mid City Yacht Club
440 S. St. Patrick St., (504) 483-2517; www.midcityyachtclub.com
Crawcheese fries are topped with crawfish tails in cheese sauce. Pulled pork poppers are jalapenos stuffed with pork, rice and cheese and served with chipotle barbecue sauce. No reservations. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Mikimoto Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
3301 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 488-1881; www.mikimotosushi.com
Pan-seared scallops are topped with soy sauce and black pepper glaze and served with asparagus and broccoli. Escolar sashimi is served over red onions with olive oil and ponzu vinaigrette. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Milkfish
125 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 267-4199; www.milkfishnola.com
The menu of traditional Filipino dishes includes chicken adobo, featuring thighs braised with garlic, pepper, vinegar and coconut milk and served with white rice. Sisig is pork face sauteed with chicken liver, citrus, soy sauce, garlic and ginger and served with a sunny-side-up egg, garlic rice, charred lime and toyomansi citrus-soy sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

Mona's Cafe
3901 Banks St., (504) 482-7743; www.monascafeanddeli.com
The Middle Eastern menu includes gyros, falafel, hummus and more. Gyro plates come with tahini, hummus, salad and pita. Za'ater bread is a small flatbread topped with olive oil, oregano, sumac and sesame seeds. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

MoPho Mid-City
514 City Park Ave., (504) 482-6845; www.mophonola.com
Chef Michael Gulotta's gourmet Vietnamese food also includes spring rolls, pho and rice and noodle bowls. Crispy fried P&J oysters are served with Mopho mayonnaise, Easter egg radish and pickled blue cheese. Slow-roasted lamb neck is served with beets in Indian-style green curry. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

Morning Call
City Park, Timken Center, 56 Dreyfous Drive, (504) 300-1157; www.morningcallcoffeestand.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Namese
4077 Tulane Ave., (504) 483-8899: www.namese.net
The menu includes traditional and creative Vietnamese dishes. Crabby Crab is a fried soft-shell crab served over rice with salad. Papaya salad features julienned papaya and vegetables topped with pork belly, grilled shrimp and house dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Neyow's Creole Cafe
3340 Bienville St., (504) 827-5474; www.neyowscreolecafe.net
Char-grilled oysters are topped with butter and cheese sauce. The seafood platter includes fried shrimp, oysters, fish, a stuffed crab and two sides. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Nonna Mia Cafe & Pizzeria
3125 Esplanade Ave., (504) 948-1717; www.nonnamia.net
Seared Atlantic salmon is served with lemon-butter caper sauce and sauteed vegetables and spinach. Shrimp Diablo features house-made fettuccine, pan-seared shrimp and spicy arrabbiata sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Pagoda Cafe
1430 N. Dorgenois St., (504) 644-4178; www.pagodacafe.net
Baked goods include pastries, Terranova sausage rolls and kale, garbonzo bean and feta turnovers. Salmon mousse is served on Bellegarde Bakery bread crostini with capers and red onions. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Parkway Bakery & Tavern
538 Hagan Ave., (504) 482-3047; www.parkwaypoorboys.com
Po-boy fillings include roast beef in gravy, fried seafood, hot sausage, meatballs with marinara and more. The surf-and-turf po-boy tops fried shrimp with roast beef gravy. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Ralph's On The Park
900 City Park Ave., (504) 488-1000; www.ralphsonthepark.com
Seared rib-eye filet is served with poached veal marrow, shiitake and port wine-beef sauce, asparagus and turnip puree. Tuna Two Ways features tuna tartare, pepper-seared fillets, avocado, sweet chili and wasabi-cream sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Redemption
3835 Iberville St., (504) 309-3570; www.redemption-nola.com
Flash-fried Louisiana oysters are served over oven-roasted corn and edamame succotash. Dijon- and herb-crusted rack of lamb is served with mint jus and andouille and caramelized onion smothered potatoes. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner Wed.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Rendon Inn's Dugout Sports Bar & Grill
4301 Eve St., (504) 826-5605; www.facebook.com/rendoninn
Crawfish quesadillas are filled with crawfish tails, cheddar Jack cheese and bell pepper and served with salsa and sour cream. Fried catfish is topped with crawfish cream sauce and served with rice. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

The Ruby Slipper Cafe
139 S. Cortez St., (504) 309-5531; www.therubyslippercafe.net
See Faubourg Marigny section for restaurant description.

Rue 127
127 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 483-1571; www.rue127.com
Saffron risotto is topped with oyster mushroom fricassee, demi-glace and olive oil. Pan-seared duck breast comes with smoked sweet potato puree, broccoli rabe, pickled beets, orange-braised fennel and garlic. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Rock 'N' Bowl
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-1700; www.rocknbowl.com
The house burger features house-ground, grass-fed beef from Straight Stick Ranch and comes with fries. Fried pickles are served with Crystal hot sauce-based Boss Sauce. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Santa Fe Restaurant
3201 Esplanade Ave., (504) 948-0077; www.santafenola.com
Prince Edward Island mussels are steamed in white wine broth with tomato, chorizo, cilantro and fennel and served with crostini. Carne asada Alexander is an 8-ounce sirloin drizzled with Creole sauce and served with rice, beans, vegetables and guacamole. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Shamrock
4133 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 301-0938; www.shamrockparty.com
The Turbo burger features a half-pound patty and comes with french fries. The Angus rib-eye comes with mashed potatoes, salad and toast. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Taco Del Mar
514 City Park Avenue, (504) 271-0557; www.tacodelmar.com
Mondo burritos fill tomato, spinach, or flour tortillas and filled with chicken, fish, pork, guacamole, ground beef, shredded beef or steak, plus pico de gallo, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, beans and sour cream. Nachos are topped with a choice of ground beef, chicken, carnitas, steak or white fish, beans (refried, black or pinto), queso, guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream. No reservations. Breakfast Mon.-Fri., lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Theo's Neighborhood Pizza
4024 Canal St., (504) 302-1133; www.theospizza.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Toups' Meatery
845 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 252-4999; www.toupsmeatery.com
Lamb neck is served with fennel and black-eyed pea salad. Rouxed peas are served cassoulet style with confit duck heart and sprinkled with crumbled corn bread. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Treo
3835 Tulane Ave., (504) 304-4878; www.treonola.com
Mussels are steamed in brandy, white wine, garlic and shallots and finished with Creole mustard and Worcestershire cream sauce. Crawfish empanadas are served with lemon crema and bravas sauce. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Venezia Restaurant
134 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 488-7991
The menu offers classic Creole Italian dishes and pizza. Veal Pontchartrain is breaded and topped with artichoke hearts, mushrooms, crabmeat and lemon butter sauce. Steak choices include an 8-ounce center cut filet. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri. and Sun., dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Whole Foods Market
300 N. Broad St., Suite 103, (504) 434-3364; www.wholefoodsmarket.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Willie Mae's Scotch House
2401 St. Ann St., (504) 822-9503
Willie Mae's is known its fried chicken and Creole soul food. Other dishes include a fish and shrimp platter. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Wit's Inn
141 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-1600; www.witsinn.com
The weekday special salad pizza is a cheese pizza topped with a mixed green salad including blue cheese and vinaigrette. Shrimp Florentine pizza includes red sauce, shrimp, spinach, mushrooms, feta, roasted garlic and mozzarella. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Ye Olde College Inn
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-3683; www.collegeinn1933.com
The daily fish special is a Gulf fish fillet topped with Louisiana lump crabmeat and roasted corn sauce and served with maque choux. Crispy boudin sausage cakes are served over baby lettuce with pepper jelly vinaigrette and a poached egg from the restaurant's chicken coop. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$


Arabi/Chalmette/New Orleans East | Bywater | CBD | Carrollton/University

Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter | Gentilly/Lakefront

Harahan/Jefferson/River Ridge | Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview

Metairie | Mid-City/Treme | Uptown | Warehouse District

Northshore: Abita Springs | Covington | Madisonville | Mandeville | Outskirts | Slidell

West Bank: Algiers | Gretna | Harvey | Marrero | Outskirts



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