Fall Restaurant Guide 2013: Kenner


Brazilian Market & Cafe
2424 Williams Blvd., Suite N, Kenner, (504) 468-3533;
Coxinha are deep-fried fritters made with spiced and floured shredded chicken. Feijoada is a traditional black bean and pork stew made with salted pork, smoked pork ribs and smoked sausage and served with collard greens, orange slices and rice sprinkled with tapioca flour (farofa). Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily, early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Brick Oven Cafe
2805 Williams Blvd., Suite F, Kenner, (504) 466-2097;
The namesake Brick Oven pizza features Italian sausage, roasted chicken, mushrooms, roasted garlic, mozzarella and house-made marinara. Cosoletta di vitello is a 12-ounce veal chop, butterflied, paneed and topped with piccata sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Cafe D'cappuccino
4041 Williams Blvd., Suite B8, Kenner, (504) 443-2299;
The Texas barbecue smoky chicken wrap combines barbecued chicken, cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato in a tortilla. Marinated grilled chicken, lettuce, Caesar dressing and Parmesan cheese fill a wheat tortilla. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Chateau Cafe
701 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 461-9819; 3501 Chateau Blvd., Suite E4, Kenner, (504) 465-9444;
The Southwestern chicken salad is made with corn, salsa, black beans, cheddar Jack cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, tortilla strips, romaine and ranch dressing. The French dip is a hot sandwich of thin-sliced roast beef, Swiss cheese and grilled onions on French bread served au jus. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Fong's Chinese & Cantonese Restaurant
2101 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 469-8216
Boneless Mandarin duck is served with special sauce. Fong's Triple Treat features roast pork, shrimp, snow peas, water chestnuts and vegetables over rice. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

French Press Coffeehouse
3236 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-0276;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Johnny Trauth's Seafood Bistro
2121 25th St., Kenner, (504) 471-0808;
Full or half slabs of baby back ribs are served with garlic mashed potatoes or red beans and rice and coleslaw and bread. Sauteed or fried oysters or shrimp bordelaise are served with garlic sauce and Parmesan cheese over pasta. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Kenner Seafood
3140 Loyola Drive, Kenner, (504) 466-4701;
The deluxe seafood platter includes shrimp, oysters, catfish, stuffed crab, soft-shell crab and frog legs. Barbecue shrimp is served with French bread for dipping. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

The Kupcake Factory
819 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 464-8884;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

La Bella's
2118 Third St., Kenner, (504) 466-4675;
The muffuletta is piled with layers of Genoa salami, Chisesi ham, provolone and mozzarella cheeses and house-made olive salad. Chicken praline is served with bourbon-pecan sauce. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $$

La Carreta
107 Carrollwood Drive, LaPlace, (985) 651-9991;
See Northshore — Mandeville section for restaurant description.

Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel, 2829 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 467-5611;
Creole fried green tomatoes are topped with a tangy remoulade. Blackened chicken and andouille sausage are served with sauteed onions and bell peppers over penne pasta and topped with spicy vodka sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mr. Ed's Seafood & Italian Restaurant
910 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 463-3030;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Ristorante Da Piero
401 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 469-8585;
House-made tortelloni is served with Bolognese sauce or sage butter. Veal Marsala features top-round veal with marsala reduction sauce, vegetables and a potato. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Sake Cafe
817 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 468-8829;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Smitty's Seafood
2000 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 468-1647
Seafood artichoke pasta combines penne pasta, fried seafood, artichoke hearts and dill cream sauce. The Hamper features a mix of seasonal boiled seafood, including shrimp and crabs, potatoes, corn, mushrooms, sausage and garlic. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Treasure Island Buffet
5050 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-8000;
Evening dinner specials include prime rib and steaks, and there are seafood buffets on Fridays and Saturdays. Buffet options change daily and incorporate Louisiana favorites as well as various international cuisines. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Wayne Jacob's Smokehouse & Restaurant
769 W. Fifth St., LaPlace, (985) 652-9990;
House-made andouille is used to make the andouille burger, which combines sausage, ground beef and roasted pecans. Plantation veal is fried and served over pasta with shrimp, artichoke and mushroom-basil cream sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Bywater | Carrollton/University | CBD | Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter

Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan/Jefferson/River Ridge | Kenner | Lakeview | Metairie

Mid-City/Treme | New Orleans East/Chalmette | Northshore | Uptown | Warehouse District | West Bank

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