The menu of original and classic Creole dishes includes fried green tomatoes with shrimp remoulade. Slow-roasted duck and andouille etouffee is served with jalapeno cornbread and pepper jelly. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
What started as a warehouse space converted to a music hall more than 35 years ago has become a local music institution. Tipitina's presents a mix of local and touring bands, and the bars are open when the club is open for shows, including Sunday afternoon's Cajun dance party. Open for concerts. No food.
Smoked bacon and sharp cheddar beignets are made with Abita beer batter, grilled peppers, onions and jalapenos and are served with chipotle crema. The Cuban sandwich features pork, Chisesi ham, pickles, Creole mustard and mozzarella. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $
Daily live music features dueling rock ’n’ roll pianos and performers with vast songbooks and lively senses of humor. There also are TVs for watching sports. Happy hour offers three-for-one cocktails from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Open daily. Smoking: yes. No cover charge.