Fall Restaurant Guide 2013: Mid City/Treme


Angeletto's Pizzeria & Pub
220 S. Robertson St., (504) 581-3500;
The Hawaiian pie has ham, pineapple, mozzarella, tomato sauce and bell peppers, and jalapenos make it a Hot Hawaiian. Spinach manicotti are filled with spinach, mozzarella and herbed ricotta and covered with house marinara sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Angelo Brocato
214 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-1465;
Fall gelato flavors include pumpkin and chestnut and there are Bartlett pear and orange Italian ices. Stracciatella gelato is the "Italian chocolate chip" gelato, made with a vanilla cream base and imported Italian chocolate. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Asuka Sushi and Hibachi
7912 Earhart Blvd., (504) 862-5555;
Sushi lunch comes with six pieces of assorted sushi, a California roll and miso soup or clear soup and salad. The "five cooked roll" dinner includes the Rock 'N' Roll, Tiger Eye roll, California roll, crawfish roll, snow crab roll, salad and soup. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Avery's Po-Boys
2510 Tulane Ave., (504) 821-4110;
The Buffalo shrimp po-boy features shrimp coated in wing sauce, blue cheese dressing, tomato, lettuce, mayonnaise and pickles on French bread. Tempura-fried onion rings are served with tangy horseradish cream sauce. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Bayou Beer Garden
326 N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., (504) 265-8090;
Disco fries are topped with cheese and gravy and smothered in beef debris. Buffalo chicken wings are tossed in tangy spicy sauce. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late night daily. Credit cards. $

Beachcorner Bar & Grill
4905 Canal St., (504) 488-7357;
The 10-ounce hickory-smoked cheddar burger is topped with grilled onions. The grilled chicken sandwich is dressed with Swiss cheese, sauteed mushrooms and grilled onions. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late night daily. Credit cards. $

The Bean Gallery
637 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 324-8176;
The vegetarian panino features grilled asparagus, portobello mushrooms, roasted red peppers, fresh mozzarella and pesto sauce on rosemary ciabatta. Bagel and lox sandwiches combine smoked salmon, capers, cream cheese, red onions and tomatoes on a bagel. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, late night Sun.-Thu. Credit cards. $

Betsy's Pancake House
2542 Canal St., (504) 822-0214
The breakfast special features two eggs, bacon, grits and pancakes. The shrimp and green onion omelet is served with grits and toast. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Blue Dot Donuts
4301 Canal St., (504) 218-4866;
Donut styles include glazed, cake, filled and powdered and glazes and icings are made in house. Specialty pastries include bacon and maple-glazed Long Johns. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Boo Koo BBQ
Finn McCool's, 3701 Banks St., (504) 265-8997;
The peanut butter and habanero pepper jelly burger is topped with bacon and a fried egg. The barbecue brisket burger is topped with Swiss cheese and Boo Koo sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late night Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Boswell's Jamaican Grill
3521 Tulane Ave., (504) 482-6600
Oxtail is smothered in gravy and served with broad beans. Jerk chicken is served with two sides and plantains. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

The Bulldog
5135 Canal Blvd., (504) 488-4191;
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Cafe Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave., (504) 945-5635;
Flash-fried oysters are served over celeriac remoulade, baby arugula and cherry tomatoes with spicy paprika aioli. The seared rack of veal features chops topped with portobello mushroom and madeira wine cream sauce served with truffle potato souffle and sauteed butternut squash, cherry tomatoes and zucchini. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Sat., dinner Wed.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Cafe Minh
4139 Canal St., (504) 482-6266;
The Seafood Delight features grilled lobster tail, jumbo shrimp and jumbo scallops skewered with fresh lemon grass and served with grilled vegetables and sake-soy reduction. The steamed pumpkin appetizer is stuffed with scallops, shrimp, crabmeat and corn in roasted garlic cream sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, (504) 482-1264;
Flatbread pizza is topped with baby arugula pesto, Roma tomatoes and fresh mozzarella. Vietnamese shrimp salad is made with mixed spring greens, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, mint, crispy rice paper and lemon grass vinaigrette. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Canal Street Bistro
3903 Canal St., (504) 482-1225;
Duck enchiladas are topped with tomatillo sauce, and the chile relleno stuffed with lamb is served over blackberry sauce and topped with pecan cream. Reservations recommended. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Mon., dinner Wed.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Canseco's Market
3135 Esplanade Ave., (504) 322-2595;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Crescent City Steak House
1001 N. Broad St., (504) 821-3271;
The chateaubriand for two features a 22-ounce steak served with steamed broccoli, grilled asparagus, brabant potatoes, and either marchand du vin or bearnaise. The Surf and Turf combination features an 8-ounce lobster tail and 6-ounce bacon-wrapped filet. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri. and Sun., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Crescent Pie and Sausage Company
4400 Banks St., (504) 482-2426;
The cheese and sausage board features two links and two cheeses with accoutrements. "This Pig's for You" is a smoked pork shoulder sandwich with blue cheese and apple slaw served with Parmesan chips. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Dmac's Bar & Grill
542 S. Jefferson Davis Hwy., (504) 304-5757;
On Mondays, the red beans and rice special can be topped with a grilled pork chop. The Thursday special is chicken-fried steak served with mashed potatoes and vegetables. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Dooky Chase's Restaurant
2301 Orleans Ave., (504) 821-0600;
Chef Leah Chase's Creole gumbo features a medley of shrimp, crab, chicken, ham and sausage. Shrimp Clemenceau is a combination of shrimp with butter, garlic, peas and potatoes. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Fri. Credit cards. $$

Doson Noodle House
135 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 309-7283
Pho is available with chicken or beef and is served with a basket of herbs. Shredded carrots, cabbage, tomatoes and mint are topped with grilled chicken and a house special sauce for the grilled chicken salad. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Felipe's Taqueria
411 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 288-8226;
See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

Fellini's Cafe
900 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 488-2155
Sesame and black peppercorn ahi tuna is seared and served rare on a bed of mixed greens with mango salsa fresca, avocado and balsamic reduction. The chicken portobello lavash roll is filled with grilled chicken breast, portobello mushrooms, spinach, mozzarella, feta and creamy Mediterranean red pepper sauce. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Five Happiness
3605 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 482-3935;
Five Happiness offers dishes from many regional Chinese cuisines. Crispy beef with black pepper and onions is served with rice. Almond-crusted chicken is served with lemon sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Gracious Bakery + Cafe
1000 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., Suite 100, (504) 301-3709;
The roasted pork shoulder sandwich features garlic oil, cornichons, pickled mustard seed and roasted onions served warm on a pretzel baguette. The chocolate brownie brioche is sweet dough encasing a rich brownie and topped with a chocolate almond crust. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Juan's Flying Burrito
4724 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-9950;
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Juicy Lucy's
133 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 598-5044;
The Juicy 9th Ward Blues Burger is stuffed with sauteed mushrooms, onions, garlic and aged blue cheese. Chicken or Pork on Stixs features grilled or fried meat served with dipping sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, late night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Katie's Restaurant & Bar
3701 Iberville St., (504) 488-6582;
Fried beignets are filled with crawfish, jalapeno, onions and three types of cheese and topped with jalapeno aioli. Boudreaux pizza is topped with cochon de lait, red onions, spinach, scallions and garlic butter-cream reduction. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Li'l Dizzy's Cafe
1500 Esplanade Ave., (504) 569-8997;
The seafood omelet is made with shrimp, lump crabmeat, peppers, mushrooms and cheese. Creole file gumbo features ham, chicken, crab and house-made sausage. Reservations accepted. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Thu.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Liberty's Kitchen
422 1/2 S. Broad St., (504) 822-4011;
Pan-roasted shrimp and cheese grits features caramelized red onions, smoked mushrooms, garlic, bacon, green onions and grape tomatoes in light-cream sauce. Cowboy caviar is a black-eyed pea salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Little Tokyo Japanese Restaurant
310 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 485-5658;
The Love Boat Tokyo for two includes beef and chicken teriyaki, tempura shrimp, sashimi, sushi rolls, fresh fruit and vegetables. The Chocolate City roll combines spicy tuna, seared tuna, snow crab and avocado in soybean wrap topped with the chef's barbecued eel sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Liuzza's By The Track
1518 N. Lopez St., (504) 218-7888
Creole gumbo is made with shrimp, oysters and andouille sausage. The barbecue shrimp po-boy features shrimp cooked in a peppery butter sauce and served in a hollowed-out French bread pistolette. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Liuzza's Restaurant and Bar
3636 Bienville St., (504) 482-9120;
This neighborhood restaurant serves Creole and Italian favorites including lasagna, eggplant Parmesan and fried seafood platters. The Frenchuletta is a muffuletta on French bread served hot. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Cash only. $$

3312 Esplanade Ave., (504) 488-6946;
This casual cafe serves Spanish cuisine and specializes in paellas. Caldereta is a lamb stew made with paprika, hot peppers, onions, garlic, carrots and red wine. For an appetizer, jumbo shrimp are simmered in garlic, olive oil and spices. No reservations. Dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $$$

Mandina's Restaurant
3800 Canal St., (504) 482-9179;
Turtle soup is topped with sherry at the table. Popular dishes include trout or catfish meuniere or amandine. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mikimoto Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
3301 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 488-1881;
The jalapeno popper appetizer features peppers stuffed with spicy salmon, snow crab and cream cheese and topped with a three chili sauce. The poke salad is a combination of chopped tuna, cucumber, seaweed and spicy sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner daily, lunch Sun.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

Mona's Cafe
3901 Banks St., (504) 482-7743
The lamb and hummus plate is seasoned with Middle Eastern spices and includes lamb cut in small chunks, served served a pool of hummus. The vegetarian plate includes hummus, baba ghanoush, tabbouleh and falafel. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

Morning Call
City Park, Timken Center, 56 Dreyfous Street, (504) 300-1157;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Neyow's Creole Cafe
3340 Bienville St., (504) 827-5474
Char-grilled oysters are topped with butter and cheese sauce. The seafood platter includes fried shrimp, oysters and fish, a stuffed crab and two sides. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Nonna Mia Cafe & Pizzeria
3125 Esplanade Ave., (504) 948-1717;
Baked penne pasta features Italian sausage, green peppers, caramelized onions, red pepper cream sauce and penne baked with feta, breadcrumbs and Parmesan on top. Veal Parmesan is pan-seared and topped with marinara sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Parkway Bakery & Tavern
538 Hagan Ave., (504) 482-3047;
The roast beef po-boy features beef cooked for 24 hours in gravy. The surf-and-turf po-boy tops fried shrimp with roast beef gravy. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

3001 Tulane Ave., (504) 301-4823;
The lasagna pie includes a red sauce base, meatballs, Italian sausage and ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. White sauce, blanched Brussels sprouts, roasted garlic, thin-sliced pancetta and mozzarella cheese top another pizza. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Ralph's On The Park
900 City Park Ave., (504) 488-1000;
Roasted Two Run Farm lamb loin is served with lamb crepinettes, tabbouleh salad with pomegranates, charred eggplant and Greek yogurt puree. The seared rib-eye is served with shiitake mushrooms, port wine sauce and poached veal bone marrow. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

3835 Iberville St., (504) 309-3570;
Sauteed Louisiana Gulf fish is served with toffika beurre blanc, jumbo lump crabmeat, green pea risotto and asparagus. Moules frites come with white wine sauce and mayonnaise. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Rendon Inn's Dugout Sports Bar & Grill
4501 Eve St., (504) 826-5605;
The Boudreaux burger features ground beef, hot sausage, applewood-smoked bacon, cheese, onions and remoulade on a ciabatta bun. The slow-cooked pulled-pork sandwich comes with fries. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late night daily. Credit cards. $

Rock 'N' Bowl
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 861-1700;
The house burger features house-ground, grass-fed beef from Straight Stick Ranch and comes with fries. Crispy golden-fried pickles are accompanied by Crystal hot sauce-based Boss Sauce for dipping. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late night Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

The Ruby Slipper Cafe
139 S. Cortez St., (504) 309-5531;
Corned beef hash Benedict is served on an open-faced biscuit with house-made corned beef, potatoes, two poached eggs, hollandaise and horseradish cream. Bananas Foster pain perdu is French toast topped with classic bananas Foster and raisins and comes with applewood-smoked bacon. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $$

Rue 127
127 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 483-1571;
Sweetbread risotto features enoki and beech mushrooms, pine nuts and lemon risotto. The double-cut pork chop is served atop corn coush-coush and comes with roasted pepper jus and crispy onions on top. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Santa Fe Restaurant
3201 Esplanade Ave., (504) 948-0077;
Prince Edward Island mussels are steamed in tomato, chorizo, cilantro and fennel and white wine broth and served with crostini. Carne asada Alexander is an 8-ounce sirloin drizzled with Creole sauce and served with rice, beans, mixed vegetables and guacamole. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

4133 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 301-0938;
The 10-ounce Angus rib-eye comes with salad and french fries or mashed potatoes. The half-pound Turbo burger come with fries. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late night daily. Credit cards. $

Taco Del Mar
514 City Park Ave., (504) 272-0557;
Taco Del Mar serves Mexican staples including burritos, tacos, quesadillas and nachos. Mondo burritos are rolled in whole wheat, tomato, spinach or flour tortillas. Side items include chips and queso, rice and beans and guacamole. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Theo's Pizza
4024 Canal St., (504) 302-1133;
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Toups' Meatery
845 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 252-4999;
Chef Issac Toups serves contemporary Cajun cuisine, and the Meatery Board features a selection of house-cured meats and sausages. Confit chicken thighs are served with Parmesan-crusted Brussels sprouts and mushroom vinaigrette. Salted caramel doberge cake is made with peanut butter and bacon. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Ur Way Yogurt and Coffee Bar
3001 Tulane Ave., Suite 1A, (504) 304-1556;
The Iberville Street wrap is a grilled chicken Caesar wrap filled with white meat chicken, lettuce, tomato and Caesar dressing. At breakfast, the turtle waffle is topped with chocolate and caramel sauces, whipped cream and mixed nuts. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Venezia Restaurant
134 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 488-7991;
Soft-shell Pontchartrain is a fried soft-shell crab served with lemon butter, lump crabmeat, artichokes, green onions and mushrooms. The 14-ounce veal T-bone is seared in a cast iron skillet, finished in the pizza oven and served with a choice of pasta or vegetables. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri. and Sun., dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Willie Mae's Scotch House
2401 St. Ann St., (504) 822-9503
Willie Mae's is famous for its fried chicken. Bread pudding is a popular dessert. No reservations. Lunch daily Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Wit's Inn Bar and Pizza Kitchen
141 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-1600;
Lunchtime pizza specials include the newly added salad pizza, a cheese pizza topped with spring greens, blue cheese and vinaigrette. The Hawaiian pizza is topped with applewood-smoked bacon, red and green peppers, provolone and mozzarella cheeses and jalapenos. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Ye Olde College Inn
3000 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-3683;
Crispy boudin sausage cakes are served over baby lettuce, drizzled with pepper jelly vinaigrette and topped with a poached egg pulled from the restaurant's own chicken coop. Tomato salad is topped with aged balsamic vinegar, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh basil, purple onions and blue cheese. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. 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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