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Fall Restaurant Guide 2012: Gentilly/Lakefront

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BROOKS SEAHORSE SALOON
1648 Gentilly Blvd., (504) 218-4217Fried chicken sandwiches are dressed with lettuce, onions and pickles. Eight-ounce house burgers are grilled to order. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

CANSECO'S MARKET
 5217 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 218-7048; www.cansecosmarkets.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

THE JUJU BAG CAFE
5363 Franklin Ave., (504) 872-0969Fish and grits features fried catfish fillets, eggs, hominy grits and buttermilk biscuits with house-made preserves. Jamaican jerk chicken wings are served on a bed of romaine lettuce with avocado, tomato, Caribbean potato salad and whole wheat French bread. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun., late-night Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$

THE MUNCH FACTORY
6325 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 324-5372; www.themunchfactory.net
The Gentilly chicken salad features mixed greens topped with fried or grilled chicken, bacon, shredded cheese, tomatoes, roasted corn and honey-mustard dressing. Blackened redfish is served with mashed potatoes and the side item of the day. Reservations accepted. Lunch Fri., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

SAMMY'S FOOD SERVICE & DELI
3000 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 947-0675; www.sammysfood.com
The burger is a 12-ounce beef patty ground in-house and served on a Leidenheimer bun with topping options including blue cheese or sauteed mushrooms. The Kitchen Sink omelet combines three eggs, sausage, bacon, onion, tomato, peppers and Swiss cheese. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

SASSAFRAS CREOLE & SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
2501 Leon C. Simon Drive, (504) 288-3939; www.sassafrasnola.com
The stuffed bell pepper is filled with beef, shrimp and crabmeat and served with baked macaroni, green beans and salad. The shrimp trio includes fried shrimp, shrimp jambalaya and grilled shrimp on a bed of fried rice with salad. Reservations for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$


Bywater | CBD | Carrollton/University | Citywide

Eastern New Orleans/Chalmette | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter

Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan & Jefferson/River Ridge

Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme

Uptown | Warehouse District

Northshore

Abita Springs/Covington | Madisonville | Mandeville | Outskirts | Slidell

West Bank

Algiers | Gretna/Terrytown | Harvey | Marrero | Other

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