Separated from the crowds on Frenchmen Street, this destination offers intimate access to many of the city's best musicians. The Blue Oak menu features barbecue standards and experiments including house-wrapped barbecue egg rolls. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy Hour: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (Free sets during happy hour).
The kitchen at this smoke-free music venue is currently operated by Garage Pizza. The Cutlass Supreme pizza is topped with ground beef, Italian sausage, green peppers, mushrooms, pepperoni, black olives, ham and homemade pizza sauce. The crawfish and spinach rolls are a popular appetizer. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $