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Fall Restaurant Guide 2012: Harahan & Jefferson/River Ridge

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CAFFE LATTE DA
5860 Citrus Blvd., Harahan, (504) 818-0051; www.caffelatteda.com
The avocado salad is a mixture of field greens, sugared walnuts, alfalfa sprouts, orange slices, blue cheese and red onions. The California turkey wrap features avocado, spring mix and tomatoes in a sun-dried tomato tortilla. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $

CHARLIE'S SEAFOOD
 8311 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, (504) 737-3700; www.charliesseafoodrestaurant.com
Mustard-and-cornmeal fried catfish is served over cheddar cheese stone-ground grits and is topped with Creole sauce. Grilled fish comes with shrimp and crabmeat bordelaise. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

CITY DINER
 5708 Citrus Blvd., Harahan, (504) 309-7614; www.citydiner.biz
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

COLD STONE CREAMERY
1130 S. Clearview Pkwy.,  Harahan, (504) 736-5037;  www.coldstonecreamery.com
See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

CRABBY JACK'S
428 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 833-2722; www.crabby-jacksnola.com
Remoulade tops the fried green tomato po-boy on Gendusa's French bread. Slow-roasted duck po-boys are served dressed and dripping with gravy. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

FOX AND HOUND
1200 S. Clearview Pkwy., Harahan, (504) 731-6000; www.foxandhound.com
This sports bar has an eclectic menu and plenty of beers on tap. The Play-Action appetizer platter includes wings, pretzels, potato skins and breaded mozzarella sticks. The spicy jalapeno burger tops an 8-ounce patty with hot sauce and pepper Jack cheese. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

HAYDEL'S BAKERY
4037 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 837-0190; www.haydelbakery.com
Cajunnoli are cannoli shells filled with praline cream cheese and covered in pecans. The Cajun kringle is a halo of flaky pastry with praline filling topped with caramel icing and pecans. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

HICKORY CAFE AND GRILL
1313 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 737-0033; www.hickorycafe.com
The Cuban sandwich combines slow-roasted pork loin, smoked ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and Creole mayo on grilled French bread. The Uptown chicken sandwich is topped with melted Brie, bacon, spinach and tomatoes. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

HILLBILLY BAR-B-Q
2317 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 738-1508; www.hillbillybbq.com
The pork and beef combo platter includes pork shoulder, beef brisket and two side items. The pulled-pork sandwich can be topped with hand-shredded coleslaw. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

HUCKLEBERRY'S RESTAURANT AND BAR
1821 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 305-6066The oyster burger is a surf-and-turf option topping a half-pound beef patty with fried oysters. The Black and Gold plate features braised roast beef in marchands de vin over creamy polenta. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

JAEGER'S SEAFOOD AND BEER GARDEN
901 S. Clearview Pkwy., Jefferson, (504) 818-2200; www.jaegersseafood.com
Jaeger's serves seafood patters, a variety of oyster dishes, including char-grilled oysters, sandwiches, salads and more. Pound-and-a-quarter Maine lobsters are boiled and served with butter sauce, potatoes, corn and salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Wed.-Sun., Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

JOE SEPIE'S CAFE
4402 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 324-5613The roast beef po-boy is a house specialty. The cafe also serves New York deli sandwiches. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

KOZ'S
6215 Wilson St., Harahan, (504) 737-3933; www.kozcooks.com
A traditional red beans and rice dinner plate comes with a choice of sausage or chicken. The roast beef po-boy features home-cooked roast beef on Gendusa Bakery bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

LA MADELEINE
5171 Citrus Blvd., Suite 2000, Harahan, (504) 818-2450; www.lamadeleine.com
See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

MR. POOR BOY RESTAURANT
10202 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge, (504) 737-1170Grilled catfish is served with house-made eggplant sauce, sauteed spinach and one side. The roast beef po-boy features house-made, slow-cooked roast beef dressed to order. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

NACHO MAMA'S MEXICAN GRILL
1000 S. Clearview Pkwy., Suite 1016, Harahan, (504) 736-1188; www.nachomamasmexicangrill.com
The mixed-grill fajitas include grilled chicken breast, skirt steak, jumbo shrimp, onions, bell peppers, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, lettuce, cheese and jalapenos. The mixed green salad is made with grilled chicken, spring mix, candied pecans, roasted red peppers, Mandarin oranges, Cotija cheese and cilantro-lime vinaigrette. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

PHIL'S GRILL
1640 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 305-1705; www.phils-grill.com
See Metairie section for restau- rant description.

THE RIDGE BISTRO
1827 Hickory Ave., River Ridge, (504) 305-4195; www.ridgebistro.com
White beans are served in creamy Creole sauce with Gulf shrimp and smoked sausage. The Madame Cristo layers grilled ham, melted cheddar and raspberry preserves on a toasted croissant. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

RIVERBEND BREWHOUSE
1715 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 309-4975; www.facebook.com/riverbendbrewhouse
Riverbend serves burgers, po-boys, salads and platters. The Hot Damn, Brew Dat burger has a patty combining ground beef and hot sausage and is served on a Leidenheimer bun. Golden-fried crab balls are served with the house dipping sauce. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $

RIVERSHACK TAVERN
3449 River Road, Jefferson, (504) 834-4938; www.therivershacktavern.com
Pan-seared Jamaican jerk tuna steak is served on a shrimp-and-scallion pancake and drizzled with lime mojo. The grilled pork rib chop is served atop stone-cut grits with chorizo and smoked paprika butter. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards and checks. $

SEITHER'S SEAFOOD
279 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 738-1116The oyster, bacon, mozzarella monster is a po-boy combining fried oysters, bacon, melted mozzarella and green onions. The spicy tuna po-boy is filled with seared tuna, avocado, cucumber, spicy mayo, sesame seeds and lettuce. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

SEYMOUR'S RESTAURANT AND BAR
2216 Hickory Ave., River Ridge, (504) 737-3148 The crab-on-crab features a soft-shell crab on top of crabmeat fettuccine and is served with salad. Pan-seared veal fills a po-boy served with fries, a baked potato or a sweet potato. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

THE SHIMMY SHACK
1855 Dock St., Harahan, (504) 729-4442; www.theshimmyshack.net
The "soft-shell oysters" po-boy is a hollowed-out Leidenheimer loaf filled with lightly fried oysters and barbecue shrimp sauce. The restaurant also serves burgers, seafood platters and salads. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

SMILIE' S RESTAURANT
5725 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, (504) 733-3000; www.smiliesrestaurant.com
Trout Orleans is a pan-fried fillet topped with jumbo lump crabmeat and shallots, served with chardonnay sauce, potatoes and vegetables. Caribbean salad features almond-crusted chicken breast, romaine lettuce, blue cheese, fruit and nuts tossed in pepper jelly dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $

TAQUERIA CORONA
1827 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 738-6722; www.taqueriacorona.com
See Uptown section for restau- rant description.

TASTE OF TOKYO
10160 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge, (504) 737-0688; www.tasteoftokyorr.com
The Todo roll features tempura shrimp, cream cheese and snow crab inside soy paper and fried potato strings, spicy mayo and honey outside. An 8-ounce filet mignon is marinated overnight, grilled and served with vegetables and rice. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

VILLAGE INN
9201 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 737-4610 The VIP seafood platter includes fried catfish, oysters, shrimp, a stuffed crab, a cup of soup, coleslaw, garlic toast and fries or macaroni and cheese. The seafood muffuletta is filled with catfish, oysters and shrimp. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

ZADDIE'S TAVERN
1200 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, (504) 832-0830 Zaddie's fills hot tamales with beef and also serves mini-pizzas. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. 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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