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Summer Restaurant Guide 2014: G 

GG'S Dine-O-Rama
3100 Magazine St., (504) 373-6579;
Get in My Belly features cider-braised pork belly glazed with sweet onion-apple barbecue sauce on toasted ciabatta and served with a sweet and spicy mustard, house-made pickle chips, fried red tomato, arugula and grilled red onions. A lump crab cake is served over a salad of arugula, roasted corn, grape tomatoes, mushrooms, Neuske's applewood-smoked bacon lardons, asparagus and grain mustard-walnut vinaigrette. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

GW Fin
s 808 Bienville St., (504) 581-3467;
Fried soft-shell crab comes with creamy brown butter and chopped cashews. The blackened swordfish is served with mashed potatoes, fried shrimp, sauteed spinach and chili aioli. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

33 Bar and Steak215 Bourbon St., (504) 335-3932;
The a la carte steak selection includes a 16-ounce rib-eye. Boudin-stuffed quail is served with sauteed spinach and spicy cane syrup sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Restaurant 209 Bourbon St., (504) 525-2021;
Poisson meuniere amandine is a fried Gulf fish fillet topped with toasted almonds and meuniere sauce. The Galatoire goute is a seafood sampler including 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;
Sauteed pompano is served with jumbo lump crabmeat and citrus beurre blanc. The cowboy steak is a 24-ounce bone-in rib-eye served sizzling with butter. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$$

The Galley Restaurant
2535 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-0955;
Shrimp and grits feature shrimp sauteed in butter sauce served over cornbread. Blackened redfish is topped with crabmeat and shrimp. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Galvez Restaurant
914 N. Peters St., (504) 595-3400;
Ceviche de Camarones features Gulf shrimp, tomatoes, red onions and cilantro marinated in citrus juice and served with fried cassava. Paella Valenciana features saffron arborio rice cooked with chicken, andouille, chorizo, mussels, shrimp, fish and vegetables and is topped with jalapeno sauce. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Gambino's Bakery
300 Lapalco Blvd., Gretna, (504) 391-0600; 4821 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-7500;
Signature doberge cakes feature six layers of butter cake with cooked custard filling. Praline pecan pie is a twist on the Southern classic. No reservations. Gretna: breakfast, lunch and early dinner daily. Metairie: breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114;
Blackened salmon tops a salad of spinach, red onions, pecans, raisins, blue cheese with a choice of dressing. The grilled shrimp club sandwich features grilled shrimp, provolone, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and mayonnaise on toasted bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Gautreau's Restaurant
1728 Soniat St., (504) 899-7397;
Duck confit is served with pears and arugula. Roasted chicken is served with wild mushroom, haricots vert and garlic mashed potatoes. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

George's Mexican Restaurant
1461 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, (985) 626-4342;
Honduran-style pork loin is marinated overnight and served with rice and black beans and corn or flour tortillas. Tilapia ceviche is marinated in lime juice and served with house-made corn chips and sliced avocado. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Gio's Villa Vancheri
2890 E. Causeway Approach, Mandeville, (985) 624-2597;
Orecchio di elefante is a 16-ounce veal chop pounded thin, breaded and served with lemon butter sauce and pasta marinara. Osso buco Milanese is a veal shank slow-cooked with herbs and served with risotto or pasta. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Giorlando's Restaurant
741 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-8593;
Mama G's eggplant features lightly battered eggplant medallions served over angel hair pasta topped with shrimp au gratin sauce. Sauteed chicken, shrimp and sausage are tossed with penne pasta in a tomato-basil sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $$

Gracious Bakery + Cafe
1000 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., Suite 100, (504) 301-3709;
The smoked salmon sandwich features caper and preserved lemon cream cheese, arugula, pickled carrots and radishes on house-made multigrain bread. The pretzel croissant is topped with coarse sea salt. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Grand Isle
575 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 520-8530;
Fisherman's stew features oysters, fish, shrimp and mussels in redfish stock with vegetables and San Marzano tomatoes served with brown rice. The shrimp Caminada po-boy features shrimp sauteed in spicy citrus butter dressed with herbs and Asian slaw. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

The Green Goddess
307 Exchange Place, (504) 301-3347;
Beef daube features local beef braised with onions, tomatoes and red wine and is served with a truffled grit cake and broiled tomato. Sweet potato biscuits are baked in-house. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Green Tea
1116 Louisiana Ave., (504) 899-8005;
Singapore mai fun features thin rice noodles sauteed in yellow curry sauce with chicken, shrimp, pork, green onions, egg and Chinese cabbage. Chicken with garlic sauce includes sauteed white meat, broccoli, baby carrots, mushrooms, water chestnuts, celery and zucchini in spicy garlic sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

The Gril
l 540 Chartres St., (504) 522-1800
The Doc Brinker's special features two beef patties with Swiss cheese on rye with sides of coleslaw and chili. Roast beef slathered in gravy fills a 10-inch po-boy. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

The Grill Room
Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., (504) 522-1992;
Louisiana crawfish are served atop English pea panna cotta with a salad of spring peas, brunois of preserved lemon and country ham with caviar and buttermilk vinaigrette. Creekstone Farms rib-eye comes with black truffle potato butter, local baby carrots and carrot-top jus. Reservations recommended. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

The Grocery
2854 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-9524;
The pressed vegetable melt features marinated tomatoes, mushrooms, avocado, provolone, cheddar and Swiss cheeses, mayonnaise and Creole mustard on French bread. Pork and alligator sausage fill a sandwich dressed with sauteed onions, roasted bell peppers and horseradish mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Ground Pat'i Grille & Bar
The grilled shrimp platter includes three skewers of marinated and grilled shrimp and 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;
Mr. G's burger is a house-ground chuck patty topped with house-made chili. The hot tamale sandwich is topped with chili and cheese on French bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Gumbo Shop
630 St. Peter St., (504) 525-1486;
Chicken espagnole is a half chicken simmered in brown sauce with mushrooms, shallots, wine and garlic, served over rice with vegetables. Traditional crawfish etouffee is served over rice. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Guy's Po Boys
5259 Magazine St., (504) 891-5025
The fried shrimp po-boy is served on Leidenheimer bread. Smoked pastrami is made in-house and served in a po-boy. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Cash only. $$

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