Located across Esplanade Avenue from the French Quarter, Buffa's has live music in the back room Wednesday through Sunday, including acts such as Aurora Nealand and Tom McDermott on Thursday and a traditional jazz brunch with Some Like It Hot! on Sunday. Open daily. Smoking allowed in front bar. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 a.m.-6 a.m. and 4 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.
The menu includes wings, burgers, sandwiches, 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. $$