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2015 Fall Restaurant Guide: Kenner and Beyond


Brick Oven Cafe
2805 Williams Blvd., Suite F, Kenner, (504) 466-2097;
The bourbon filet is grilled and topped with bourbon mushroom sauce and penne quattro formaggi. Brick Oven chicken is a grilled chicken breast with artichoke hearts, mushrooms, green onions and lemon-butter white wine sauce over angel hair pasta. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Casa Tequila
3229 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-5423;
The eatery is known for its bean dip and spinach and artichoke quesadillas. The El General combo plate includes a beef burrito, beef chile relleno, chicken enchilada, a chicken taco and guacamole. The menu also includes fajitas, chimichangas and more. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Chateau Cafe
701 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 461-9819; 3501 Chateau Blvd., Suite E4, Kenner, (504) 465-9444;
Southwestern chicken salad is made with grilled chicken, romaine, salsa, black beans, corn, cheddar Jack cheese, tomato, cucumber and crispy tortilla strips. Chicken quesadillas are filled with chicken, cheddar, black beans and scallions and topped with salsa and sour cream. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Fong's Chinese & Cantonese Restaurant
2101 Williams Blvd., Suite G, Kenner, (504) 467-9928
Fong's Triple Treat is a stir-fry of beef, pork, chicken and vegetables. Boneless Mandarin chicken is served with brown sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

French Press Coffeehouse
3236 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-0276;
The chicken press sandwich features grilled chicken and pesto wrapped in a wheat tortilla with red peppers, tomatoes, lettuce and Swiss cheese. Pesto chicken salad is grilled chicken over spinach, lettuce, Parmesan, tomatoes, cucumber and creamy pesto-Parmesan dressing. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Johnny Trauth's Seafood Bistro
2121 25th St., Kenner, (504) 471-0808;
Seafood fettuccine features shrimp, crawfish and jumbo lump crabmeat in creamy Alfredo sauce. Char-broiled oysters are topped with Parmesan. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Kenner Seafood
3140 Loyola Drive, Kenner, (504) 466-4701;
Breaded shrimp are served over angel hair pasta, topped with provolone, Parmesan and red gravy and come with salad and garlic bread. The seafood bread loaf is stuffed with fried shrimp, oysters and catfish. 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;
LaBella's roast beef po-boy features slow-roasted, thinly sliced beef topped with gravy on Leidenheimer French bread. The muffuletta combines Genoa salami, ham, provolone cheese and house-made olive salad on a toasted house-baked muffuletta bun. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $$

30160 Highway 51 S., Akers, (985) 386-6666;
Chef Horst Pfeifer's rustic seafood house is known for thin-sliced, cornmeal-crusted fried catfish, served with fries, coleslaw and hushpuppies. Barbecued oysters are served on the half shell. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Mr. Ed's Seafood and Italian Restaurant
910 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 463-3030;
Seafood-stuffed bell peppers are filled with shrimp, crabmeat and crawfish and served with mashed potatoes and vegetables. The fried chicken plate includes chicken breast, a wing, a leg, a thigh, salad and fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Smitty's Seafood
2000 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 468-1647
Smitty's seafood boat features fried shrimp, fish and oysters, stuffed crab, French bread and french fries. Boiled seafood options include boiled crabs. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Speakeasy Bar & Grill
4345 Williams Blvd., Suite F, Kenner, (504) 466-4069;
The Kenna burger features a ground beef and hot sausage patty. The grilled chicken sandwich is dressed with lettuces, pickles, onion and tomato and comes with fries. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Stingray's Restaurant
1303 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 443-4040;
Sweet potato hushpuppies are topped with brown sugar and condensed milk. Cajun seafood pasta combines sauteed oysters, shrimp, crawfish tails and crabmeat in spicy Alfredo sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Wayne Jacob's Smokehouse & Restaurant
769 W. Fifth St., LaPlace, (985) 652-9990;
The smokehouse uses its andouille in a variety of Cajun dishes, as well as in the andouille burger. 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. $$

Abita Springs | Algiers | Bywater | Carrollton/University | CBD | Chalmette/New Orleans East
Citywide | Covington | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter | Gentilly/Lakefront | Gretna
Harahan/Jefferson/River Ridge | Harvey | Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview
Madisonville | Mandeville | Marrero | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme
Other | Outskirts | Slidell | Uptown | Warehouse District

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