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HARAHAN / JEFFERSON / RIVER RIDGE RESTAURANTS

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CAFFE LATTE DA
5860 Citrus Blvd., Harahan, 818-0051; www.caffelatteda.com
The Cajun crawfish scramble combines crawfish, green pepper, onion and cheddar cheese and is served with grits or hash browns and toast or a biscuit. The spinach salad is tossed with mushrooms, almonds, eggs, bacon, tomato and croutons in house dressing. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $

CELLARS OF RIVER RIDGE
1801 Dickory Ave., River Ridge, 734-8455; www.cellarsrr.com
The signature remoulade salad combines boiled Gulf shrimp tossed in remoulade over fried green tomatoes, crisp romaine lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes. The Boss Hog sandwich features grilled ham, blue cheese and plum preserves on toasted 12-grain bread. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

CHARLIE'S SEAFOOD
8311 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, 737-3700; www.charliesseafoodrestaurant.com
The Dirty Boy appetizer spreads dirty rice mix (without rice) on a buttered pistolette. The unfried seafood platter combines grilled fish, shrimp and crab bordelaise, baked oysters and shrimp cornbread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

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

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

CRABBY JACK'S
428 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, 833-2722This Jefferson lunch counter serves chef Jacques Leonardi's creative take on casual Creole dishes and po-boys. Remoulade tops the fried green tomato po-boy served on Gendusa's French bread. Salads are topped with vegetables and a choice of grilled shrimp or oysters. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

DOCKSIDE SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR
1820 Dickory Ave., Harahan, 736-9666Order a fried soft-shell crab with bacon and remoulade. The seafood extravaganza includes fried catfish, shrimp and oysters, stuffed crabs, hush puppies, fries, onion rings and garlic bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

FAT HEN GRILL
1821 Hickory Ave., Harahan, 287-4581; www.fathengrill.com
Pit-smoked St. Louis style ribs are served with a side of potato salad, baked beans, mac and cheese or collard greens. The seersucker platter features "Shanemade" sausage, pimento cheese dip, house-made pickles, crudites and house-made potato chips. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

FOX AND HOUND
1200 S. Clearview Pkwy., Harahan, 731-6000; www.foxandhound.com
The fresh-baked Bavarian pretzels are a great way to whet your appetite at this sports bar and restaurant. The Black and Blue peppercorn-seasoned burger is topped with melted blue cheese and applewood-smoked bacon. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

HICKORY CAFE AND GRILL
1313 Hickory Ave., Harahan, 737-0033; www.hickorycafe.com
The focaccia burger is a patty topped with pepper Jack cheese, bacon, baby spinach, roasted peppers and basil mayo on focaccia bread. The Cuban sandwich combines garlic and peppercorn pork loin, smoked ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and Creole mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

HILLBILLY BAR-B-Q
208 Tallulah Ave., River Ridge, 738-1508; www.hillbillybbq.com
The smoked chicken salad is made with slow-smoked chicken blended with green onions and Cajun seasonings and served with crackers. Thick pork chops are marinated overnight, slow-smoked and served with green beans and mac and cheese. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

JAEGER' S SEAFOOD AND BEER GARDEN
901 S. Clearview Pkwy., Jefferson, 818-2200; www.jaegersseafood.com
Raw oysters are a favorite at Jaeger's. The King's Platter features Dungeness crab, Maine lobster, boiled shrimp, potatoes, corn, butter sauce and salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

JOE SEPIE' S CAFE
4402 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, 324-5613 This cafe serves casual Creole and Italian dishes. Order classic crawfish etouffee. Veal Parmesan is served with salad. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Wed., dinner Thu.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

KOZ'S
6215 Wilson St., Harahan, 737-3933; www.kozcooks.com
Roast beef debris is served in a po-boy. Thursday's special is meatballs with pasta and red sauce. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

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

MR. POOR BOY RESTAURANT
10202 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge, 737-1170Grilled catfish is served with Creole eggplant sauce, sauteed spinach and two side items. The roast beef po-boy features house-made slow-cooked roast beef dressed with all the fixings. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

NACHO MAMA'S MEXICAN GRILL
1000 S. Clearview Pkwy., Harahan, 736-1188; www.nachomamasmexicangrill.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

PHIL'S GRILL
1640 Hickory Ave., Harahan, 305-1705; www.phils-grill.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

RIVERSHACK TAVERN
3449 River Road, Jefferson, 834-4938; www.therivershacktavern.com
A Greek style redfish with kalamata olives and feta comes with roasted pepper-artichoke orzo pasta. Veal is paneed and served with house-made spaetzle dumplings and German-style red cabbage. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

SAKE CAFE
1130 S. Clearview Pkwy., Harahan, 733-8879See Kenner section for restaurant description.

SEITHER'S SEAFOOD
279 Hickory Ave., Harahan, 738-1116Seafood lasagna is made with lump crabmeat, boiled shrimp, oysters and three cheeses. Oysters "Rockafella" pasta combines spinach, artichoke, garlic, onion, oysters and cheese over angel hair pasta. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

SEYMOUR'S RESTAURANT
2216 Hickory Ave., River Ridge, 737-3148 Fried soft-shell crab tops crabmeat fettuccine. The Chill Down plate is a shrimp smorgasbord including shrimp salad, shrimp cocktail, shrimp remoulade and potato salad. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

SHIMMY SHACK
1855 Dock St., Harahan, 729-4442; www.theshimmyshack.net
The "Seizure" salad is topped with chicken, catfish, "swimps" or "ersters," and a choice of house-made dressings. Louisiana oysters are topped with spinach, applewood-smoked bacon and Brie. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

SMILIE'S RESTAURANT
5725 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, 733-3000; www.smiliesrestaurant.com
Paneed Louisiana crab cakes feature jumbo lump crabmeat and are topped with crawfish sauce. A 16-oz. rib-eye is served with salad, potatoes and vegetables. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards and checks. $

VILLAGE INN
9201 Jefferson Hwy., 737-4610Boiled crab and oysters on the half shell are just two of the stars on the menu. The All Crab pasta features a cluster of crab fingers and cream sauce and is topped with a soft-shell crab. Corn and crab soup is a Friday special. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

ZADDIE'S TAVERN
1200 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, 832-0830 Zaddie's serves burgers, alligator sausage, boudin, tamales and meat or crawfish pies. Thursday's steak night special features a filet mignon, butter-garlic potatoes, salad, grilled French bread and a soft drink for $15. 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
LAKEVIEW | METAIRIE | MID-CITY/TREME | NORTHSHORE
UPTOWN | WAREHOUSE DISTRICT | WESTBANK

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