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2017 fall restaurant guide: Northshore: Covington 

Acme Oyster House
1202 N. Highway 190, Covington, (985) 246-6155; www.acmeoyster.com
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

Albasha Greek & Lebanese Restaurant
1958 N. Highway 190, Suite A, Covington, (985) 867-8292; www.albashabr.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Bacobar
70437 Highway 21, Suite 100, Covington, (985) 893-2450; www.bacobarnola.com
A steamed bao is filled with chipotle-agave beef brisket debris, Brussels sprouts, lime-onion relish and shallots. Reservations accepted. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Buster's Place Restaurant & Oyster Bar
519 E. Boston St., Covington, (985) 809-3880; www.bustersplaceonline.com
Grilled or fried Mississippi catfish fillets are served with fries, salad and corn fritters. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Carreta's Grill
70380 Highway 21, Covington, (985) 871-6674; www.carretasgrillrestaurant.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Columbia Street Tap Room
434 N. Columbia St., Covington, (985) 898-0899; www.columbiastreettaproom.com
The Buffalo shrimp wrap includes fried shrimp tossed in hot sauce, lettuce, tomato and ranch dressing in an herb wheat wrap and is served with french fries. Reservations accepted for Seiler Bar. Lunch Mon. and Wed.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Dakota Restaurant
629 N. Highway 190, Covington, (985) 892-3712; www.thedakotarestaurant.com
The Hallelujah soft-shell crab is stuffed with shrimp, crabmeat and crawfish and served over rice pilaf with sauce Creolaise. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Del Porto Ristorante
501 E. Boston St., Covington, (985) 875-1006; www.delportoristorante.com
Red wine-braised beef short ribs come with bean stew and horseradish creme fraiche. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

DiCristina's Italian and Seafood Restaurant
810 N. Columbia St., Covington, (985) 875-0160; www.dicristinas.com
Crab cakes are served over penne pasta with crawfish sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

DiMartino's Famous New Orleans Muffulettas
700 S. Tyler St., Covington, (985) 276-6460; www.dimartinos.com
See West Bank — Marrero section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Don's Seafood
126 Lake Drive, Covington, (985) 327-7111; www.donsseafoodonline.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

The English Tea Room & Eatery
734 E. Rutland St., Covington, (985) 898-3988; www.englishtearoom.com
Bangers and mash includes two English-style sausages served with mashed potatoes and a brown onion gravy, a side salad and a savory scone. Reservations recommended. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Habaneros
69305 Highway 21, Suite 600, Covington, (985) 871-8760; www.habaneroscovington.com
The carnitas platter features slow-cooked pork served with cilantro and onion salad, cambray onions, charro beans and corn tortillas. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Isabella's Pizzeria
70452 Highway 21, Covington, Suite 500, Covington, (985) 875-7620; www.isabellaspizzeria.net
Four Seasons pizza offers a taste of four pizzas — tomato, basil and garlic; green onion, sausage and roasted red pepper; seafood; and spinach combo — separated by braided dough. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Lola
517 N. New Hampshire St., Covington, (985) 892-4992; www.lolacovington.com
A cast iron-seared duck breast is served with dirty rice, charred Brussels sprouts and sweet soy-chili glaze. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Mellow Mushroom
1645 Highway 190, Covington, (985) 327-5407; www.mellowmushroom.com
See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

Meribo
326 Lee Lane, Covington, (985) 302-5533; www.meribopizza.com
The NOCCA pizza features ham hock, caramelized onions, olives, fontina, toasted pistachios, white sauce and a drizzle of reduced balsamic vinegar. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun., late-night Fri.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Nonna Randazzo's Italian Bakery
2033 N. Highway 190, Suite F, Covington, (985) 893-1488; www.nonnaskingcakes.com
Carciof farciti is artichokes stuffed with garlic, Parmesan and bread crumbs. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Oxlot
9428 E. Boston St., Covington, (985) 400-5663; www.oxlot9.com
Harissa-braised lamb shank is served with goat cheese polenta, smoked tomato ragout, lima beans, Tuscan kale, pickled beets, mint gastrique and gremolata. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Pizza Man of Covington
1248 Collins Blvd., Covington, (985) 892-9874; www.the-pizza-man.com
The Pizza Palace includes pepperoni, Italian sausage, green peppers, house-made meatballs and onions. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $$

The Shack
1204 W. 21st Ave., Covington, (985) 888-6288; www.theshackcovington.com
Braised brisket machaca features brisket rubbed with coffee, cinnamon and ancho chilies and served over a smoked provolone polenta cake with fried shallots. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue. and Thu.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Smoke BBQ
1005 N. Collins Blvd., Covington, (985) 302-5307; www.smokebbqcovington.com
The Smokewich combines house-smoked brisket, house-made smoked sausage and pimiento cheese on a bun. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Sweet Daddy's
BBQ 420 S. Tyler St., Covington, (985) 898-2166; www.sweetdaddysbarbq.com
Pulled pork tacos come with a choice of two sides, such as jambalaya, macaroni and cheese, baked beans and fried okra. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Vazquez Seafood & Po-boy Restaurant
515 E. Boston St., Covington, (985) 893-9336; www.vazquezpoboy.com
A hot roast beef po-boy is dressed with lettuce and served with fries. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $$

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar
69796 Stirling Blvd., Covington, (985) 900-2234; www.walk-ons.com
See CBD section for restaurant description.


Arabi/Chalmette | Bywater | CBD | Carrollton/University
Central City | Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter | Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan/Jefferson/ River Ridge
Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme
New Orleans East | Uptown | Warehouse District

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

West Bank
Algiers | Gretna | Harvey
Marrero | Other

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