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Winter Restaurant Guide 2016: Deli 

Back to the Garden
833 Howard Ave., Suite 100, (504) 299-8792
The stir-fried vegetable plate features broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, mushrooms, onions, garlic and tamari sauce over brown rice. Char-broiled chicken salad includes greens, avocado, tomato, carrots and cucumber. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

Breaux Mart
Citywide; www.breauxmart.com
At the grocery chain's deli counter, fried catfish comes with sides such as macaroni and cheese or fried okra. Monday's red beans and rice special comes with a baked or fried pork chop and side items. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Canseco's Market
1519 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 835-5979; 3135 Esplanade Ave., (504) 322-2594; 5217 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 218-8426; www.cansecos.com
The deli counter serves sandwiches and hot plates and the market also offers baked goods, cheeses, olives and more. The pressed Cuban sandwich features marinated pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard. Changing lunch specials include stuffed bell peppers, fried catfish and red beans and rice. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks.

The Cheezy Cajun
3325 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-0045; www.thecheezycajun.com
Poutine-style Dirty Tots are Wisconsin cheese curds melted over fried potatoes with gravy. The hot roast beef sandwich features Kaise Meister ghost pepper cheese sauce, pepperoncini and cabbage. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Tue. and Thu. Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Dorignac's Food Center
710 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 834-8216; www.dorignacs.com
Corn and crab soup is a cream-based soup with basil and oregano. On Mondays, red beans and rice are served with smoked sausage. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Guillory's Deli & Tamales
3708 Derbigny St., Metairie, (504) 833-1390; www.guillorysdeliandtamales.com
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. $

Kosher Cajun New York Deli & Grocery
3519 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-2010; www.koshercajun.com
The J&N Special is corned beef, pastrami, horseradish, mustard and coleslaw on rye and is served hot. Lox, cream cheese, tomato, onion and capers are served on a bagel. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Thu. Credit cards. $$

La Bella's
2118 Third St., Kenner, (504) 466-4675; www.labellascatering.com
LaBella's roast beef po-boy features slow-roasted, thinly sliced beef topped with gravy on Leidenheimer French bread. The muffuletta combines Genoa salami, ham, provolone cheese and house-made olive salad on a toasted house-baked muffuletta bun. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $$

Lakeview Grocery
801 Harrison Ave., (504) 293-1201; www.lakeviewgrocery.com
The surf-and-turf 12-ounce rib-eye is topped with grilled Louisiana Gulf shrimp and served with a loaded baked potato and garlic bread. A half-pound burger features a hot sausage and ground beef patty served with a loaded baked potato and a soft drink. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Langenstein's
800 Metairie Road, Suite G, Metairie, (504) 831-6682; 1330 Arabella St., (504) 899-9283; www.langensteins.com
Crawfish bisque features a dark roux and crawfish tails. Creole gumbo z'herbes is made with five types of greens: turnip, mustard, collard, cabbage and kale. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Mardi Gras Zone
2706 Royal St., (504) 947-8787; www.mardigraszone.com
The deli offers lunch plates with jambalaya and chicken or tuna salad. Pepperoni pizza includes ricotta, basil and fresh tomatoes on a hand-tossed crust baked in a wood-burning oven. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $

Martin Wine Cellar
714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie, (504) 896-7350; 3827 Baronne St., (504) 894-7444; www.martinwine.com
The Dave Special is made with roast beef, pate de campagne, coleslaw and horseradish mayonnaise on seven-grain bread. The gourmet plate comes with a choice of cheeses, pates or meats with crackers or bread. No reservations. Lunch daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $

McAlister's Deli
Citywide; www.mcalistersdeli.com
The club sandwich features smoked turkey, Black Forest ham, bacon, sharp cheddar and Swiss cheeses, lettuce, tomato, honey mustard and light mayonnaise on sliced wheat bread. Savannah chopped salad includes grilled chicken breast, dried cranberries, Gorgonzola, honey-roasted almonds, tomatoes, cucumbers and sherry-shallot vinaigrette. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Nor-Joe Importing Company
505 Frisco Ave., Metairie, (504) 833-9240; www.facebook.com/norjoeimport
The muffuletta features Italian meats, cheeses and olive salad on Sicilian sesame bread. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Quarter Master Deli
1100 Bourbon St., (504) 529-1416
The deli counter serves sandwiches, po-boys and plate lunches. The grilled chicken sandwich is dressed with honey mustard, lettuce and tomato. The club sandwich features turkey, ham, bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce and tomato. Delivery available. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Cash only. $

Qwik Chek Deli & Catering
2018 Clearview Parkway, Metairie, (504) 456-6362; www.qwikchekdeliandcatering.com
House-cooked roast beef fills a po-boy dressed with lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and gravy on French bread. For a weekly special, house-made meatballs and spaghetti are served with red gravy and Italian green beans. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Rouses
Citywide; www.rouses.com
These groceries offer soup and salad bars, Asian noodle dishes, panini, tacos, burritos, sushi and more. The French Fest panino includes turkey, bacon, smoked Gouda, spinach and Dijon aioli. Mediterranean pizza is topped with black olives, artichoke, spinach and feta. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Sammy's Deli
3000 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 947-0675; www.sammysfood.com
Black Jack chicken includes blackened chicken, chipotle Gouda and applewood-smoked bacon. The roast beef sandwich features slow-cooked garlic-stuffed roast beef with house-made gravy. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Shank Charcuterie
2352 St. Claude Ave., (504) 218-5281; St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave.; www.shankcharcuterie.com
Chef and butcher Kristopher Doll cures meats and makes sausages and serves them in a changing menu of dishes. The charcuterie board includes a selection of salami, head cheese, sausages, cheese and accoutrements. Carolina-style pulled-pork sliders are topped with white remoulade. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Stein's Market & Deli
2207 Magazine St., (504) 527-0771; www.steinsdeli.net
The Sam sandwich includes hot pastrami, Emmentaler cheese, house-made coleslaw and Russian dressing on Jewish rye. The Mummbler sandwich is made with prosciutto di Parma, arugula, Taleggio cheese and aged balsamic vinegar on house-made ciabatta. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $

Tag's Meat Market & Deli
1207 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 277-6594
The Butcher Boy is a half-pound burger served with french fries and a soft drink. A Thursday lunch special features a 9-ounce rib-eye steak served with fries and bread. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Verti Marte
1201 Royal St., (504) 525-4767
The All That Jazz po-boy fills grilled French bread with ham, turkey, shrimp, American and Swiss cheeses, grilled mushrooms, tomatoes and house "Wow" sauce. Barbecued ribs are served with macaroni and cheese, baked beans and two vegetable sides. Delivery available. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Cash only. $

Welty's Deli & Catering
336 Camp St., (504) 592-0223; www.weltysdeli.com
The New Orleans original muffuletta consists of provolone, Genoa salami, ham, mortadella and house-made olive salad on Italian bread. Shrimp remoulade salad features boiled Louisiana shrimp, romaine, parsley, tomatoes, green onions, boiled egg and remoulade dressing. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Zara's Supermarket & Po-boys
4838 Prytania St., (504) 895-0581; www.zarasmarket.com.
House-made chicken salad features chicken breast, green onions, Tony Chachere's seasoning, mayonnaise and apples. The deli counter also serves sandwiches such as shrimp po-boys, muffulettas and more. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $




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