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Winter Restaurant Guide 2016: Neighborhood 

3 Potato 4
French Market, 1235 N. Peters St., Space 8, (504) 298-7761; www.3p4shop.com
Sweet potato fries are served with toppings such as garlic-pepper mayonnaise or Aztec ketchup. Chili cheese fries are made with organic potato wedges and topped with three-bean chili. No reservations. Lunch daily, early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Bar Redux
801 Poland Ave., (504) 592-7083; www.barredux.com
The Vegan Island burger features a 6-ounce patty — made from 11 vegetables, habanero peppers, quinoa and herbs — topped with a slice of pineapple on a Dong Phuong roll. It's served with house-cut fries. Chicken and andouille sausage features a dark, smoky roux and is served with garlic bread. No reservations. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Bistro Byronz
1901 Highway 190, Mandeville, (985) 951-7595; www.bistrobyronzmandeville.com
Bistro Byronz offers seasonal bread puddings, including a king cake version during Carnival. Creole pot roast is served with mashed potatoes and green beans. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Bop's Frozen Custard
2660 Florida St., Suite K, Mandeville, (985) 727-5003; www.bopsfrozencustard.com
The Snappy Turtle is frozen custard topped with hot fudge, caramel and roasted pecans. Baked chicken wings are served with local Frog Bone Cajun Sauces in flavors such as barbecue or Buffalo. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Bourree
1510 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 510-4040; www.bourreenola.com
Kimchi and lemon grass wings are served with miso aioli. Smoked wings come with roasted poblano ranch sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Buffa's Lounge
1001 Esplanade Ave., (504) 949-0038; www.buffasbar.com
The large menu includes burgers, sandwiches, chicken wings, pastas, salads and Creole favorites. Bratwurst jambalaya is made with beer-soaked bratwurst. Ham is injected with honey-praline sauce and deep-fried. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $$

Camellia Cafe
525 Highway 190 W., Slidell, (985) 649-6211; 69455 Highway 59, Abita Springs, (985) 809-6313; www.thecamelliacafe.com
Eggplant Napoleon is fried eggplant medallions layered with crabmeat dressing and crawfish etouffee and is served with salad. The Oyster Bayou features a dozen flash-fried oysters on French bread toast points with garlic-butter shrimp and remoulade. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Canal Street Bistro
3903 Canal St., (504) 482-1225; www.canalstreetbistro.com
A pair of grilled quail are served with cactus salad, esquites and red or black mole or chipotle-tomato sauce. The chicken and waffle Benedict features grilled chicken on a waffle with poached eggs, hollandaise and green onions. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner Wed.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

District: Donuts.Sliders.Brew
2209 Magazine St., (504) 570-6945; www.donutsandsliders.com
The selection of regular and fancy doughnuts includes chocolate covered, Nutella, chocolate raspberry, Boston cream, banana pudding, Vietnamese iced coffee and more. Blackened chicken sliders are dressed with romaine slaw, boiled egg, Parmesan and Caesar dressing. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Dry Dock Cafe
133 Delaronde St., (504) 361-8240; www.thedrydockcafe.com
The menu includes burgers, sandwiches, fried seafood, red beans and rice and more. Crawfish Maureenica is served over pasta with garlic cream sauce. Seafood Delaronde includes grilled shrimp, oysters and crabmeat topped with cheese pesto sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Elizabeth's
601 Gallier St., (504) 944-9272; www.elizabethsrestaurantnola.com
Elizabeth's is known for its candied praline bacon. Shrimp- and rice-stuffed pork loin is served with bourbon pan gravy. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

GB's Patio Bar & Grill
8117 Maple St., (504) 861-0067
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 8-ounce filet mignon is served with salad and a choice of baked potato, steamed broccoli, onion rings, french fries or sweet potato fries. Reservations accepted. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114; www.gattusos.net
The oyster club sandwich is made with fried oysters, provolone, bacon, spinach, red onions, tomatoes and remoulade and is served with fries. Spaghetti and meatballs comes with French bread and salad. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

High Hat Cafe
4500 Freret St., (504) 754-1336; www.highhatcafe.com
Cornmeal-fried catfish is served with french fries, coleslaw, house-made pickles, hushpuppies and remoulade. Gumbo ya-ya is a dark roux gumbo made with chicken, andouille and okra. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Horn's
1940 Dauphine St., (504) 459-4676; www.hornsnola.com
Sweet potato and shrimp beignets are flash-fried and served with spicy mayonnaise. The waffle cochon is a cornbread waffle topped with pulled pork, chimichurri and house-pickled peppers. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Humble Bagel
4716 Freret St., (504) 355-3535; www.humblebagel.com
The bakery makes cinnamon raisin, onion, garlic, salt and whole wheat bagels, among others. Breakfast accompaniments include eggs, bacon, sausage, lox and cream cheese. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Thu.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Joey K's Restaurant & Bar
3001 Magazine St., (504) 891-0997; www.joeyksrestaurant.com
The menu includes po-boys, Creole favorites such as red beans and rice and daily lunch specials. Fried green tomatoes are topped with grilled shrimp and served with remoulade. The fried eggplant Napoleon includes fried shrimp and crawfish cream sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

K.Y.'s Olde Towne Bicycle Shop Restaurant
2267 Carey St., Slidell, (985) 641-1911; www.kysoldetowne.com
Oysters bordelaise features fried oysters over spaghettini with olive oil, herbs and Parmesan. Roast beef is slow-cooked in house, sliced thin and served with house-made gravy on Leidenheimer bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Katie's Restaurant & Bar
3701 Iberville St., (504) 488-6582; www.katiesinmidcity.com
Crawfish beignets are made with four cheeses and caramelized onions and are served with jalapeno aioli. Boudreaux pizza is topped with cochon de lait, red onions, spinach, scallions, roasted garlic and garlic-butter-cream sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Koz's
515 Harrison Ave., (504) 484-0841; 6215 Wilson St., Harahan, (504) 737-3933; www.kozcooks.com
Red beans and rice with fried chicken is a Monday and Wednesday special. The roast beef po-boy features house-cooked roast beef on Gendusa Bakery bread and is dressed with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Lakeview Burgers and Seafood
872 Harrison Ave., (504) 289-1032
Burgers feature 8-ounce ground chuck and brisket patties topped with lettuce and pickles. The Cuban sandwich features pulled pork, ham, Genoa salami, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on French bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Le Citron Bistro
1539 Religious St., (504) 566-9051; www.le-citronbistro.com
The Creole and Italian-inspired menu includes potato-crusted red snapper with eggplant and crab ragout and smoked chicken and andouille gumbo. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Liuzza's by the Track
1518 N. Lopez St., (504) 218-7888; www.liuzzasnola.com
The sandwich special includes half a po-boy and gumbo, turtle soup or crawfish etouffee. Barbecue shrimp come with Creole butter sauce. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Liuzza's Restaurant and Bar
3636 Bienville St., (504) 482-9120; www.liuzzas.com
The menu of Creole and Italian dishes includes house-made meatballs served with pasta, red gravy and eggplant casserole. The Frenchuletta is a muffuletta made with house olive salad and served hot on French bread. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Tue.-Sat. Cash only. $$

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. Eggs Florentine features a biscuit topped with sauteed spinach and poached eggs served with Gruyere bechamel. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $$

Mandina's Restaurant
3800 Canal St., (504) 482-9179; Azalea Shopping Center, 4240 Highway 22, Mandeville, (985) 674-9883; www.mandinasrestaurant.com
The menu of Creole and Italian dishes includes Gulf fish amandine served with french fries. Popular dishes include shrimp remoulade and traditional turtle soup topped with sherry. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Melba's Old School Po-boys
1525 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 267-7765; www.eatatmelbas.com
The chicken wing platter comes with two sides. Shrimp po-boys are dressed with shredded lettuce and pickles. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $

Mondo
900 Harrison Ave., (504) 224-2633; www.mondoneworleans.com
Grilled steak is served with a Spanish potato torta, chimichurri and vegetables. Chicken liver pate is served with Creole mustard, house-made pickles and Wild Flour ciabatta crostini. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Mother's Restaurant
401 Poydras St., (504) 523-9656; www.mothersrestaurant.net
Diners head to the counter to order po-boys and Creole staples such as crawfish etouffee and red beans and rice. The Ferdi po-boy is loaded with roast beef debris, baked ham, shredded cabbage, pickles, mayonnaise and yellow and Creole mustards. Jerry's jambalaya is made with chicken, sausage, vegetables, tomatoes, herbs and rice. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Napoleon House
500 Chartres St., (504) 524-9752; www.napoleonhouse.com
The house specialty is a warm muffuletta filled with ham, Genoa salami, pastrami, olive salad and provolone and Swiss cheeses. An avocado is topped with shrimp remoulade. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

NOLA Grind
2633 Napoleon Ave., (504) 325-2447; www.facebook.com/nolagrind
The Elvis features grilled wheat toast topped with peanut butter, banana, honey and powdered sugar, served with a side of bacon. The Tchoup chicken salad is white meat chicken salad served with lettuce and tomato on a croissant. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

O'Henry's Food & Spirits
632 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-9741; 8859 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 461-9840; www.ohenrys.com
Catfish Lafitte is a fried whole catfish fillet topped with crawfish tails and Monica sauce and served with red beans and rice and jambalaya. Shrimp and grits features grilled shrimp topped with etouffee sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Pascal's Manale
1838 Napoleon Ave., (504) 895-4877; www.pascalsmanale.com
Signature New Orleans barbecue shrimp features head-on Gulf shrimp in tangy, buttery sauce served with French bread. The shrimp and eggplant Dryades appetizer features Italian-seasoned fried eggplant topped with sauteed shrimp and tomato-basil vodka cream sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Pirogues
2565 Bayou Road, (504) 948-6349; www.piroguesnola.com
Crawfish sausage is topped with banana peppers, sauerkraut and mustard on a toasted bun. The portobello panino is dressed with brie, caramelized onions, arugula and basil mayonnaise on rosemary ciabatta. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Poppa's Poor Boys
720 Claiborne Drive, Jefferson, (504) 832-8114
Po-boys feature fried seafood, hot sausage, fried pork chops and house-cooked, garlic-stuffed roast beef on Gendusa French bread. Italian specials include home-style spaghetti and meatballs. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Port of Call
838 Esplanade Ave., (504) 523-0120; www.portofcallnola.com
The ground chuck cheeseburger is topped with grated cheddar and served with a baked potato. The 14-ounce rib-eye is served with a potato, salad and bread. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

R&O's Restaurant
216 Hammond Highway, Metairie, (504) 831-1248
The roast beef po-boy is served on a toasted sesame loaf with cheese and brown or red gravy. Seafood gumbo is made with shrimp, crawfish, crabs and oysters. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Rare Form
437 Esplanade Ave., (504) 309-5628; www.facebook.com/mojitosnola
Breakfast tacos include eggs, cheese, a choice of bacon, sausage or ham and pineapple salsa. The late-night menu features carnitas with roast pineapple salsa. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Rocky & Carlo's
613 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette, (504) 279-8323
The menu includes Creole and Italian staples such as fried shrimp and oyster plates, po-boys, muffulettas, spaghetti and meatballs and veal Parmesan. Macaroni and cheese is a signature side item. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Salu
3226 Magazine St., (504) 371-5809; www.salurestaurant.com
Local jumbo shrimp are wrapped in bacon and served with butter pan sauce and green onions. Half a garlic-roasted chicken is served with butter-roasted fingerling potatoes, haricots verts amandine and natural jus. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Seed
1330 Prytania St., (504) 302-2599; www.seedyourhealth.comGluten-free vegan gumbo is made with a roux, okra, peppers, kale, eggplant and brown rice. Panko-coated eggplant pomodoro includes whole wheat spaghetti and puttanesca. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Splendid Pig
Roux Carre, 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 309-2073; www.splendidpig.com
Por-Ka-Mein is a version of yakamein with lemon grass-braised pork shoulder, rice vermicelli, pickled vegetables, a slow-cooked egg and cilantro. The cochon de lait po-boy is dressed with roasted garlic mayonnaise, pickled turnips and arugula on French bread, and roasted new potato hash is an optional addition. Reservations accepted. Lunch Wed.-Sun., dinner Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Tony Mandina's Restaurant
1915 Pratt St., Gretna, (504) 362-2010; www.tonymandinas.com
Kolette Mandina's turtle soup is made with snapping turtle meat, dark roux and sherry. Eggplant Dominic Jude features crispy eggplant medallions served with shrimp and crabmeat stuffing, shrimp Alfredo sauce and linguine. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Vic's Kangaroo Cafe
636 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 524-4329
The Australian pub serves shepherd's pie filled with ground beef and topped with garlic mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese. Spicy jambalaya is made with chicken, spicy sausage, vegetables and rice. No reservations. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

W.I.N.O.
610 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 324-8000; www.winoschool.com
Diners can assemble a cheese plate from 20 varieties of soft, semi-soft, hard and blue cheeses. Baked brie is served with toasted walnuts and fig preserves. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Waffles on Maple
7712 Maple St., (504) 304-2662; www.wafflesonmaple.com
The Sunny in Holland waffle is topped with two poached eggs and hollandaise. Blueberry Dreams comes with whipped sweet cream cheese, hot blueberry topping and vanilla ice cream. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Willie Mae's
Willie Mae's Grocery & Deli, 7457 St. Charles Ave., (504) 417-5424; Willie Mae's Scotch House, 2401 St. Ann St., (504) 822-9503; www.williemaesnola.com
Willie Mae's is known for fried chicken and Creole favorites such as red beans and rice and sides such as macaroni and cheese. Bread pudding is served with chocolate rum sauce. No reservations. St. Ann Street: lunch Mon.-Sat. St. Charles Avenue: lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $




African | American | Bar & Grill | Barbecue | Brewpub
Burgers | Cafe | Cajun | Caribbean/Cuban | Chinese
Coffee & Dessert | Contemporary | Creole | Deli | Diner
Filipino | Fondue | French | Greek | Indian/Pakistani | Irish
Italian | Japanese/Sushi | Juice Bar | Korean | Latin American
Louisiana Contemporary | Mediterranean/Middle Eastern | Mexican/Southwestern
Music and Food | Neighborhood | Pan-Asian | Pizza | Sandwiches & Po-boys
Seafood | Soul Food | Steakhouse | Tapas/Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese


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