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Gambit's Spring Restaurant Guide 2016: G 

GB's Patio Bar & Grill
8117 Maple St., (504) 861-0067
The GB burger is an 8-ounce beef patty topped with melted cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, bacon, jalapenos and barbecue sauce and served with a side. An 8-ounce filet mignon is served with salad and a choice of baked potato, steamed broccoli, onion rings, french fries or sweet potato fries. Reservations accepted. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

GG'S Dine-O-Rama
3100 Magazine St., (504) 373-6579;
The St. Patty's Day Massacre features corned beef, Swiss cheese, Sriracha mustard, house slaw, french fries and Thousand Island dressing on marbled rye. The Mac'n on It Southern Style is a panko-fried chicken breast with bacon, jalapeno and seven-cheese macaroni topped with toasted truffle-buttered breadcrumbs and shaved Parmesan. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

GW Fins
808 Bienville St., (504) 581-3467;
Scalibut includes halibut, sea scallops, sugar snap peas, lobster risotto and pea shoot butter. Firecracker tuna tacos features yellowfin tuna tartare in mini corn tortillas, topped with ginger slaw, avocado aioli and wasabi caviar. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

G's Pizza
4840 Bienville St., (504) 483-6464;
Margherita pizza features house-made dough topped with garlic-butter sauce, mozzarella, oregano and tomatoes. The NOLA Green Roots pie features house-made sauce, mozzarella, black olives, mushrooms, onions, organic spinach, bell peppers, roasted red peppers, artichokes and roasted garlic. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

33 Bar and Steak215 Bourbon St., (504) 335-3932;
The selection of steaks includes 7-ounce filets, 16-ounce New York strips and 16-ounce rib-eyes, and hollandaise, bearnaise, horseradish creme and marchand de vin are among the sauces available a la carte. Lobster chop salad features Maine lobster meat over mixed greens, roasted beets, avocado and tarragon dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Galatoire's Restaurant
209 Bourbon St., (504) 525-2021;
Classic Creole fried trout meuniere amandine is a fillet topped with almonds and meuniere sauce. Galatoire Goute is a seafood sampler that includes items such as shrimp remoulade, crabmeat maison and oysters en brochette. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$$

Gallagher's Grill
509 S. Tyler St., Covington, (985) 892-9992;
Louisiana blue crab cakes are broiled. The grilled 16-ounce strip steak is topped with butter. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

The Galley Seafood Restaurant
2535 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-0955;
Jumbo soft-shell crab is topped with lump crabmeat and Alfredo sauce. Blackened or grilled redfish is served with grilled shrimp and crabmeat on top and potatoes and vegetables. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Gambino's Bakery
300 Lapalco Blvd., Gretna, (504) 391-0600; 4821 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-7500;
Doberge cake is a six-layer buttermilk cake with chocolate, lemon or caramel custard filling and fondant icing. Red velvet cake is a four-layer cake with cream cheese filling and frosting. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114;
The oyster club sandwich is made with fried oysters, provolone, bacon, spinach, red onions, tomatoes and remoulade and is served with fries. Spaghetti and meatballs comes with French bread and salad. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Gautreau's Restaurant
1728 Soniat St., (504) 899-7397;
Chef Sue Zemanick serves seared sea scallops with corn puree, wild mushrooms and ramp vinaigrette. Duck confit comes with pepper jelly, black-eyed peas, arugula and cornbread croutons. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Gio's Villa Vancheri
2890 E. Causeway Approach, Mandeville, (985) 624-2597
Osso buco Milanese is a veal shank slow-cooked with herbs and served with saffron risotto. Orecchio di elefante is a 16-ounce breaded veal chop pounded thin, cooked in olive oil and herbs and served with arugula. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Giorlando's Restaurant
741 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-8593;
Chicken and eggplant Parmesan features two eggplant medallions and a breaded chicken breast served over angel hair pasta with melted mozzarella, red gravy and Alfredo sauce. The toasted muffuletta includes Italian meats, melted cheese and olive salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

Grand Isle
575 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 520-8530;
The Caminada po-boy features Gulf shrimp sauteed in citrus and chili butter, served with red bell pepper and herb slaw. The Fisherman's stew combines oysters, mussels, shrimp and fish in redfish stock with vegetables and brown rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

The Green Goddess
307 Exchange Place, (504) 301-3347;
The Mediterranean features Two Run Farm lamb, house made tzatziki, grilled Halloumi cheese and local greens on Dong Phuong bread and is served with salad. The Double Duck is a patty made from pulled duck confit topped with sliced smoked duck breast and served with creamed kale, roasted fingerling potatoes and pepper jelly gastrique. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

The Grill Room
Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., (504) 522-1992;
Roasted duckling is served with pecan puree, pumpkin and orange sauce. Sauteed Gulf shrimp are served with corn maque choux, lima beans and red chili butter. Reservations recommended. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Ground Pat'i Grille & Bar
11 Westbank Expressway, Gretna, (504) 367-9512; 3124 David Drive, Metairie, (504) 454-9449;
The grilled shrimp platter includes three skewers of marinated and grilled shrimp with two sides. Hamburger steak is a 10-ounce ground chuck patty served with brown gravy, salad and mushrooms or grilled onions. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Guillory's Deli & Tamales
3708 Derbigny St., Metairie, (504) 833-1390;
The deli offers burgers, sandwiches, tamales and daily lunch specials. The Cuban sandwich includes pulled pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on French bread. The hot tamale po-boy features tamales, chili and cheese on French bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Gumbo Shop
630 St. Peter St., (504) 525-1486;
There are three types of gumbo, including a seafood version with shrimp, crab and okra served over rice. Chicken espagnole is a half chicken simmered in brown sauce with mushrooms, shallots, wine and garlic. It's served over rice with vegetables. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Dollar signs reflect the average price of a dinner entree.
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