3117 21st St., Metairie, 831-8666
This old-school seafood house serves Des Allemands catfish.
3030 Severn Ave., Metairie, 888-2209
Middle Eastern cooking, from wraps to platters, comes from a kosher kitchen.
Crazy Johnnie's Steak House
3520 18th St., Metairie, 887-6641
The tavern offers bargain steaks and a filet sandwich worth the trip alone.
Drago's Seafood Restaurant
3232 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie, 888-9254
Legendary for its oysters, Drago's has plenty of sandwiches and lunch plates, too.
3020 Severn Ave., Metairie, 324-9080
Build your own burger off Phil's ingredient shopping list.