Blackened Gulf fish comes with andouille, crawfish and crab jambalaya, bearnaise and grilled lemon. Chicken and waffles features buttermilk-cayenne fried chicken on a waffle with maple-chipotle syrup and a sunny side up egg. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$
This French Quarter oasis is known for serving a wide selection of martinis while getting locals grooving to nightly live music. Relax in one of two courtyards or slip into a private booth for date night. The bar menu has po-boys, sliders and classic Cajun fare. Happy hour features $3 margaritas. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.