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2016 Fall Restaurant Guide: Carrollton/ University 

click to enlarge Bolivian-inspired silpancho features a pan-fried New York strip steak with a fried egg over rice and french fries at Chais Delachaise near Carrollton and Uptown universities.

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Bolivian-inspired silpancho features a pan-fried New York strip steak with a fried egg over rice and french fries at Chais Delachaise near Carrollton and Uptown universities.

Ale
8124 Oak St., (504) 324-6558; www.aleonoak.com
Two Run Farm beef and mozzarella top french fries. Brisket tacos are filled with red cabbage slaw, jalapenos and hot sauce crema. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Asuka Sushi & Hibachi
7912 Earhart Blvd., (504) 862-5555; www.asukaneworleans.com
Tempura-fried avocado is served with spicy tuna, cream cheese, snow crab and eel sauce. The Black and Gold roll features barbecued eel, avocado and snow crab topped with black and gold tobiko and eel sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Babylon Cafe
7724 Maple St, (504) 314-0010; www.babyloncafe.biz
Baba ghanoush is a blend of roasted eggplant, tahini, lemon juice and garlic. Chicken shawarma features sliced rotisserie-cooked chicken marinated with garlic, white vinegar and Mediterranean spices. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Barcelona Tapas
720 Dublin St., (504) 861-9696; www.barcelonanola.com
The menu includes paella and hot and cold tapas. Patatas bravas are fried potatoes drizzled with a Catalan brava sauce or aioli. Lamb chops are rubbed with herbs and pan-seared and served with grilled asparagus and fries. No reservations. Dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Bayou Hot Wings
6221 S. Claiborne Ave., Suite 104, (504) 865-9464; www.bayouhotwings.com
Hot wings and chicken tenders come with a choice of sauces such as garlic butter-Parmesan, chipotle barbecue, pepper jelly and spicy pepper with varying levels of heat. Side items include onion rings, sweet potato fries, jambalaya and coleslaw. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Boucherie
1506 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 862-5514; www.boucherie-nola.com
Smoked wagyu beef brisket is served over a biscuit with collard greens, a poached egg and Choron sauce. The BLT croque madame is made with house-cured bacon, fried green tomato, a sunny side-up egg, Mornay sauce and tomato jam. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Bourree
1510 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 510-4040; www.bourreenola.com
The brief menu includes chicken wings, sandwiches and some boucherie items. Boudin by the link options include pork, shrimp, spicy pork and chicken. The wagyu beef steak and cheese sandwich is dressed with sauteed peppers, onions, mushrooms and cheddar cheese sauce. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Breads on Oak
8640 Oak St., (504) 324-8271; www.breadsonoak.com
The tofu banh mi features local lemon grass-chili tofu, cucumbers, cilantro, pickled carrots, daikon and house-made sweet and spicy sauce on an organic baguette. The tempeh BLT features smoky tempeh, organic greens, tomato, aioli and avocado on organic seeded multigrain bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Brigtsen's Restaurant
723 Dante St., (504) 861-7610; www.brigtsens.com
Roasted duck is served with dirty rice, tart dried cherry sauce and pink-eyed peas. Blackened yellowfin tuna comes with smoked corn sauce, red bean salsa and roasted red pepper sour cream. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Bruno's Tavern
7538 Maple St., (504) 861-7615; www.brunostavern.com
Buffalo Bruno is a breaded and fried chicken breast tossed in Buffalo sauce, topped with blue cheese and served with ranch dressing. Deep-fried pickles come with ranch dipping sauce. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

The Camellia Grill
626 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 309-2679
The catfish po-boy features three pieces of catfish served dressed on French bread. The Rano's omelet is an egg white omelet with spinach, onions and Swiss cheese. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Carrollton Market
8132 Hampson St., (504) 252-9928; www.carrolltonmarket.com
A boneless pork chop is served with with stone-ground grits, sauteed spinach, maitake mushrooms and Marsala jus. Oysters Goodenough are flash-fried oysters served with Benton's bacon, creamed leeks and bearnaise. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Chais Delachaise
7708 Maple St., (504) 510-4509; www.chaiselachaise.com
Lamb sliders are dressed with harissa tahini and sumac-pickled onions on pastry buns and served with salad. Bitterballen are breaded top round beef meatballs served with gravy and whole-grain mustard. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, late-night Tue.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Chiba
8312 Oak St., (504) 826-9119; www.chiba-nola.com
Oak Street bouillabaisse combines crawfish, mussels, shrimp, whitefish, salmon, mushrooms and bok choy in red miso shellfish broth. Ichimi pepper-crusted Gulf snapper is served with vegetables. Reservations accepted. Lunch Wed.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

China Orchid Restaurant
704 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 865-1428; www.chinaorchidneworleans.com
Sizzling beef is sauteed with broccoli, spinach and mushrooms in hot chili sauce. Lightly battered and fried spicy fish is served with tofu, onions, carrots, corn and red bell pepper. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Ciro's Cote Sud Restaurant
7918 Maple St., (504) 866-9551; www.cotesudrestaurant.com
L'Ollivier pizza is topped with mozzarella, goat cheese, Greek olives, pesto, persillade and onions. Steamed mussels are served with fries and a choice of mariniere, curry, Provencale or blue cheese sauce. Delivery available. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Checks. $$

Cooter Brown's Tavern
509 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-9104; www.cooterbrowns.com
The tavern serves raw oysters and a menu of sandwiches, burgers and fried items. The jalapeno burger is a half-pound Angus beef patty topped with fried jalapeno rings, pepper Jack cheese, caramelized onions, jalapeno aioli and house-made hot sauce. Fried shrimp po-boys are dressed with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and mayonnaise on Leidenheimer bread. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Crabby Jack's
428 Jefferson Highway, (504) 833-2722; www.crabbyjacksnola.com
Chef Jacques Leonardi's lunch counter serves po-boys, fried chicken and plate lunches. The slow-roasted duck po-boy is dressed with duck gravy and green apple coleslaw. Fried green tomatoes and shrimp remoulade fill a po-boy. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Crepes a la Cart
1039 Broadway St., (504) 866-2362; www.crepecaterer.com
The Boss' Favorite crepe is filled with smoked Atlantic salmon, Swiss and cheddar cheeses and topped with a fried egg, mushrooms and red onions. The Gateaux crepe is made with butter, sugar and cinnamon and drizzled with caramel and a splash of Grand Marnier. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

d'Juice
8237 Oak St., (504) 301-4550; www.d-juice.com
The It's Not Easy Being Green smoothie is a blend of green apple, kale, spinach, cucumber, frozen mango, peaches and bananas. The Antioxidant juice combines beets, kale, spinach, ginger, carrot and orange. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Dante's Kitchen
736 Dante St., (504) 861-3121; www.danteskitchen.com
An Oakley Farms double-cut pork chop is served with collard greens, roasted green chili cornbread and garlic compound butter. Dante's lamb barbecue includes a braised lamb leg, smoked lamb ribs, apple-mint slaw, peas, sarsaparilla barbecue sauce and Creole dressing. Dinner Wed.-Mon., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

El Pavo Real
4401 S. Broad St., (504) 266-2022; www.elpavoreal- nola.com
Chipotle-rubbed hanger steak fills a taco dressed with tomatillo-avocado salsa, cilantro and jalapenos and served with queso fresco. Roasted chicken is topped with Oaxacan mole poblano and served with tangy slaw and tortillas. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun., early dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Felipe's Taqueria
6215 S. Miro St., (504) 288-8226; www.felipes- taqueria.com
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

GB's Patio Bar & Grill
8117 Maple St., (504) 861-0067; www.gbnola.com
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 Angus rib-eye is served with salad and a side. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Sun., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Hana Japanese Restaurant
8116 Hampson St., (504) 865-1634The lobster roll features tempura-fried lobster tail with sliced tuna and salmon. The No Name roll bundles tuna, salmon, eel, tamago, snow crab and smelt roe in soy paper topped with smelt roe, crunchy flakes, eel sauce and Hana sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Jacques-Imo's Cafe
8324 Oak St., (504) 861-0886; www.jacques-imos.com
Blackened redfish is topped with crabmeat and chili hollandaise and served with salad and two sides. Austin Leslie's fried chicken features white meat or dark meat topped with dill pickles and persillade. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Jamila's Mediterranean Tunisian Cuisine
7808 Maple St., (504) 866-4366Crawfish, zucchini and spinach fill a creamy bisque. Mediterranean shrimp feature shrimp sauteed with garlic, white wine, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes served over linguine. Reservations recommended. Dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Jazmine Cafe
614 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-9301; www.jazminecafe.com
Com thit nuong is pork marinated with lemon grass, char-grilled and served with lettuce, cucumber, Roma tomatoes and pickled vegetables over rice. Tamarind fish soup features tilapia, pineapple, okra, bean sprouts, tomato, onion, cilantro and celery in spicy, tangy tamarind broth served with jasmine rice. Delivery available. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

The Kupcake Factory
6233 S. Claiborne Ave., (504) 267-3328; www.thekupcakefactory.com
The wedding cake cupcake features a white almond cake topped with vanilla buttercream and white chocolate crumbles. The chocolate deluxe cupcake is a dark chocolate cupcake with chocolate frosting. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

LA Smokehouse
8300 Earhart Blvd., (504) 265-8905; www.lasmokeouse.com
The menu features pulled pork shoulder, brisket, chicken, smoked sausage and thick sliced bacon on platters, in sandwiches and over salads or grillade bowls. The Southern barbecue grits and grillades bowl features a choice of meat, sweet and spicy barbecue sauce, cheddar cheese, green onions and coleslaw. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

La Casita
8400 Oak St., (504) 826-9913; www.eatlacasita.com
El Fuego tacos feature braised brisket, Monterey Jack cheese, salsa verde and pico de gallo in corn tortillas. Pork and sweet potato quesadillas are filled with carnitas, spicy sweet potatoes, pico de gallo and manchego. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

La Macarena Pupuseria & Latin Cafe
8120 Hampson St., (504) 862-5252; www.pupusasneworleans.com
The vegan breakfast burrito combines avocado, Spanish rice, beans and smothered vegetables in a wrap served with beans and fried plantains. Grilled steak tamales are served with a choice of sides. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Cash only. $$

La Madeleine
601 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-8662; www.lamadeleine.com
The French-styled cafe offers baked goods including croissants, turnovers, muffins, cookies, macaroons and more. The French country breakfast includes two eggs, a potato galette, bacon or sausage and a croissant. Roasted salmon is topped with garlic dill sauce and served over rice Provencal with roasted asparagus. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Little Tokyo Small Plates & Noodle Bar
1340 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-6088; www.littletokyonola.com
Tonkotsu ramen features pork bone broth, ramen noodles, chashu pork, green onions, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, fish cake and boiled egg. Pan-seared squid is drizzled with sweet and tangy sauce. Reservations accepted for karaoke rooms only. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Live Oak Cafe
8140 Oak St., (504) 265-0050; www.liveoakcafenola.com
Huevos rancheros includes corn tortillas, black beans, fried eggs, ranchero sauce, salsa and Cotija cheese. The Hangover is creamy cheese grits topped with two over-easy eggs, sausage and bacon bits. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

Louisiana Pizza Kitchen Uptown
615 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-5900; www.louisianapizzakitchenuptown.com
Tomato gnocchi are potato dumplings tossed with Roma tomatoes sauteed in olive oil, garlic, marinara and cream and finished with fresh basil and Parmesan. Shrimp pizza includes Roma tomatoes, jalapenos and mozzarella cheese. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

LUCA eats
7329 Cohn St., (504) 866-1166
Gumbo is made with andouille and locally raised chicken. The breakfast sandwich features Gulf shrimp, corn grits and house-made Creole cream sauce on pressed French bread. No reservations. Breakfast daily, lunch Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Mat & Naddie's
937 Leonidas St., (504) 861-9600; www.matandnaddies.com
Slow-braised Home Place Pastures pork is served with Parmesan mashed potatoes, baby carrots and sauteed kale in a pork demi-glaze. Chorizo-spiced grilled Gulf shrimp come with sweet potato puree, dark chocolate mole, queso fresco and avocado. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Tue. and Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Mellow Mushroom
8227 Oak St., (504) 345-8229; www.mellowmushroom.com
Kosmic Karma pizza features tomato sauce, feta and mozzarella cheeses, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, Roma tomatoes and pesto. The House pie is topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, ham, applewood-smoked bacon, mushrooms, black olives, Roma tomatoes, green peppers and onions. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mikimoto Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
3301 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 488-1881; www.mikimotosushi.com
The Deluxe roll combines tempura shrimp and cream cheese in seaweed paper with rice topped with snow crab, tuna, salmon, avocado, tempura flakes and pink eel sauce. The deep-fried Who Dat jalapeno popper is filled with spicy tuna, salmon, snow crab and cream cheese and topped with sweet and sour sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

The Milk Bar
710 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 309-3310
Shrimply the Best combines sauteed shrimp, pesto, Roma tomatoes, red onions, mozzarella and lemon mayonnaise. Maple Pecan and Feta salad includes spring greens, Roma tomatoes, Kalamata olives, feta, red onion, sauteed mushrooms and maple pecans with citrus balsamic vinaigrette. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon-Sat. Credit cards. $

O'Henry's Food & Spirits
632 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-9741; www.ohenrys.com
The menu includes burgers, steaks, po-boys, salads, pasta dishes, Creole favorites and more. The grilled 8-ounce flat iron steak is served with two sides. Grilled Bourbon Street chicken is topped with hickory, bacon, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Oak
8118 Oak St., (504) 302-1485; www.oaknola.com
Grilled flatbread comes with burrata, roasted tomatoes, basil and aged balsamic vinegar. Pork poutine is french fries topped with braised boar, cheddar, spicy apple chutney and sauerkraut. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner Tue.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Pepperoni's Cafe
8123 Hampson St., (504) 865-0336; www.pepperoniscafe.com
The Uptowner breakfast special features three eggs, potatoes, bacon and toast. Crawfish pasta includes crabmeat, crawfish, mushrooms and onions in lemon-dill cream sauce atop fettuccine and is served with breadsticks and marinara. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Pyramids Cafe
3149 Calhoun St., (504) 861-9602; www.pyramidscafeonline.com
Lamb chops are marinated in olive oil, herbs and spices, grilled and served with hummus, salad and pita. The combination plate includes shawarma, gyro, hummus, salad and pita bread. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Rendon Inn's Dugout Sports Bar & Grill
4501 Eve St., (504) 826-5605; www.facebook.com/rendoninn
Dugout nachos feature nacho cheese, chicken, bacon, tomato, fried onions and remoulade. Spinach-artichoke dip is served with tortilla chips. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Riccobono's Panola Street Cafe
7801 Panola St., (504) 314-1810; www.panolastreetcafe.com
Crab cakes Benedict features two poached eggs atop crab cakes with hollandaise and a choice of sides, such as brabant potatoes, grits or fruit. The Mediterranean omelet is filled with creamed spinach and artichokes, tomato and onion, topped with feta and mozzarella cheeses and served with potatoes or grits. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Rock 'N' Bowl
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-1700; www.rocknbowl.com
The house burger features two 4-ounce house-ground beef patties and cheddar on a Leidenheimer onion bun and comes with fries. Boudin balls are served with house-made sauce. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Rue de la Course
1140 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-4343; www.ruedelacourse.com
The coffeeshop serves breakfast sandwiches featuring eggs, bacon, sausage or ham and a choice of cheeses on locally made bagels. A bagel and lox plate comes with cream cheese, red onions, tomatoes and capers. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Satsuma Cafe
7901 Maple St., (504) 309-5557; www.satsumacafe.com
See Bywater section for restaurant description.

Slice Pizzeria
Loyola University, Carrollton Hall, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 864-7492; www.slicepizzeria.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Tartine
7217 Perrier St., (504) 866-4860; www.tartineneworleans.com
Country-style pate is served with Dijon mustard and onion marmalade on a baguette. The tuna nicoise salad has oven-roasted tomatoes, olives, hearts of palm, anchovies, green leaf lettuce and haricots verts. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Ted's Frostop
3100 Calhoun St., (504) 861-3615; www.tedsfrostop.com
All-you-can-eat pancakes are served with butter and maple syrup. The Lot-O-Burger is dressed and served with fries. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Thai Mint
1438 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 862-9001; www.thaimintrestaurant.com
Thai Mint fried rice includes a choice of meat stir fried with jasmine rice, egg, basil, onions, bell peppers, cashews and carrots. "Soft rolls" are rice paper spring rolls filled with crab stick, rice noodles, romaine lettuce, carrots, cucumber, mint and cilantro and served with plum and peanut sauces. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

TruBurger
8115 Oak St., (504) 218-5416; www.truburgernola.com
The Deep South burger is an Angus beef patty topped with a fried green tomato, lettuce, onion and house-made pimiento cheese. Corn dogs are Zweigle's hot dogs hand-dipped to order in house-made batter. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Vincent's Italian Cuisine
7839 St. Charles Ave., (504) 866-9313; www.vincentsitaliancuisine.com
Veal Roberto is sauteed baby white veal topped with portobello mushrooms and lump crabmeat in sherry beurre blanc sauce. House-made cannelloni are stuffed with ground veal, spinach and Parmesan, baked in Alfredo sauce and topped with house-made tomato sauce. Reservations accepted. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $$

Waffles on Maple
7712 Maple St., (504) 304-2662; www.wafflesonmaple.com
The Heart Attack waffle features caramelized onions and mushrooms, two fried eggs, jalapenos and cheddar and muenster cheeses. The Blueberry Fields features whipped sweet cream cheese, hot blueberry topping and vanilla ice cream. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Willie Mae's Grocery & Deli
7457 St. Charles Ave., (504) 417-5424; www.williemaesnola.com
See Willie Mae's Scotch House in Mid-City section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Ye Olde College Inn
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-3683; www.collegeinn1933.com
Fried Louisiana oysters are served with blue cheese oil and purple onions over iceberg lettuce from Ye Olde College Inn's farm. Pan-roasted duck breast is served over andouille and sweet potato hash with cane syrup and foie gras torchon. 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 | Other

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