2016 Fall Restaurant Guide: Kenner & Beyond


The Big Cheezy
3232 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-5349;
The Mac N' Cheezy is a grilled cheese sandwich made with four-cheese macaroni. The Juice is a grilled cheese sandwich with roast beef debris, caramelized onions and grilled green peppers. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Brazilian Market & Cafe
2424 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 468-3533;
Beef churrasquinho is a beef kebab served with rice, beans, onions, salad and fries. Traditional feijoada — a black bean stew with pork sausage, ribs and shoulder served with collard greens, orange slices and farofa — is a Saturday special. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Casa Tequila
3229 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-5423;
Carne asada features a 10-ounce rib-eye topped with grilled onions and bell peppers served with rice, refried beans, corn or flour tortillas and plantains or guacamole. Grilled chicken fajitas include grilled onions, bell peppers, carrots, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, shredded cheese, lettuce and corn or flour tortillas. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Crab Trap Seafood Restaurant
105 Peavine Road, LaPlace, (985) 224-2000;
Blackened catfish Nantua is topped with crawfish cream sauce and comes with a side. Blackened redfish is served with lemon butter wine sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Thu.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

El Paso
1900 Highway 51, LaPlace, (958) 618-3313;
Bistec a la Mexicana features grilled steak, onions, tomatoes, guacamole salad, rice, refried beans and flour tortillas. Fajitas al pastor includes marinated pork and pineapple in adobo sauce, pico de gallo, guacamole salad, sour cream, refried beans, rice and flour tortillas. Reservations accepted for large parties. 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 shrimp, pork, chicken and vegetables. White meat chicken is served with Fong's General sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

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

Harbor Seafood & Oyster Bar
3203 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-6454;
The Swamp platter includes fried alligator, fried crawfish, fried frog legs, turtle soup, catfish etouffee and Cajun-boiled alligator sausage. Grilled lobster is stuffed with crabmeat dressing and served with melted butter, potatoes, Cajun corn, salad and French bread. No reservations. 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 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;
The seafood bread loaf is stuffed with fried shrimp, oysters and catfish. Breaded shrimp are served over angel hair pasta with mozzarella and red gravy. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

The Kupcake Factory
3319 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 464-8884;
The wedding cake cupcake features a white almond cake topped with vanilla buttercream and white chocolate crumbles. The chocolate deluxe cupcake is a dark chocolate cupcake with chocolate frosting. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

La Bella's
2118 Third St., Kenner, (504) 466-4675;
The roast beef po-boy features slow-roasted, thinly sliced beef dressed with gravy on Leidenheimer French bread. The muffuletta combines Genoa salami, ham, provolone 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;
Thin-sliced, cornmeal-crusted fried catfish is 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 & Italian Restaurant 
910 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 463-3030;
Crabmeat and shrimp stuffed mirlitons are served with candied yams. The fried chicken plate includes a chicken breast, a wing, a leg, a thigh, salad and fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

16 W. Airline Drive, Suite B, Kenner, (504) 405-0375;
Vigoron features pork belly over boiled yuca and cabbage with red chili sauce. Similar to quesadillas, repochetas are corn tortillas filled with Cotija cheese and steak or pork. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Parran's Po-Boys & Restaurant
2321 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 305-6422;
The seafood muffuletta includes fried shrimp, catfish and oysters and is dressed with Cajun mayonnaise. House-cooked roast beef fills a po-boy on French bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Sake Cafe
817 W. Esplanade Ave., Suite B, Kenner, (504) 468-8829;
The Maple roll features tempura-fried crab stick, fresh salmon, spicy mayonnaise and eel sauce with snow crab on the side. The A&M roll includes tuna, salmon, shrimp, crab stick, lettuce and cucumbers in rice paper with spicy chili-ponzu sauce on the side. Lunch and dinner daily. Reservations accepted. 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. Barbecue shrimp are served in peppery butter sauce and come with salad and a choice of fries, baked macaroni, Cajun potatoes, potato salad or vegetables. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Speakeasy Bar & Grill
4345 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 466-4069
The Kenna burger features a ground beef and hot sausage patty. The grilled chicken sandwich is dressed with lettuce, 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;
Deep Sea Salad features a blackened redfish fillet and blackened shrimp over salad. Crabby Mary includes a fried soft-shell crab, fried shrimp and a hushpuppy on top of a house-made bloody mary. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Truck Farm Tavern
11760 River Road, St. Rose, (504) 699-0099;
The daily barbecue plate features a rotating selection of three meats, such as chicken wings, pulled pork and alligator. White chocolate bread pudding has a graham cracker crust and is topped with raspberry coulis. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sun., dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Wayne Jacob's Smokehouse & Restaurant
769 W. Fifth St., LaPlace, (985) 652-9990;
The Smokehouse platter includes half of a slow-smoked chicken, brisket, ribs, smoked sausage, house-made barbecue sauce and cheddar grits. Stuffed crab Benedict features blue crab stuffing, poached eggs, hollandaise, grits and a crackling biscuit. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

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