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2017 fall restaurant guide: Central City


14 Parishes
1638 Clio St., (504) 814-1490;
The Hanover platter features oxtail stewed with carrots and potatoes and two sides, such as sweet plantains, mashed potatoes, cabbage, macaroni and cheese or rice and peas. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Cafe Reconcile
1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 568-1157;
Grilled or fried catfish comes with two sides such as mashed sweet potatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, salad, fries or vegetables. Delivery available for large orders. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Fri. Credit cards. $

Cafe Roma
1800 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 524-2419;
Barbecued chicken pizza is topped with roasted chicken, onions, bell peppers, plum tomatoes, mozzarella and smoky barbecue sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Casa Borrega
1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 427-0654;
Borrego de oro is te- quila-marinated lamb served with grilled prickly pear, cebollitas and tortillas. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat., brunch Sat. Credit cards. $$

Central City BBQ 1201 S. Rampart St., (504) 558-4276;
Barbecue platters with two or three meats offer choices of brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs and smoked sausage and come with pickles, sweet onions, white bread and two sides. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Diva Dawg
Roux Carre, 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 533-4825;
The Cajun Surf-and-Turf Dawg is an alligator sausage topped with crawfish etouffee. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Fri.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $

Dryades Public Market 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 644-4841;
The Cubano features pulled pork, sliced ham, house-made dill pickles, Swiss cheese, yellow mustard and mayonnaise on a pressed Leidenheimer pistolette. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

El Pavo Real 4401 S. Broad St., (504) 266-2022;
Caldo de pollo
features chili-infused chicken broth with chicken, carrots, potatoes, chayote and green beans served with tortillas, onions, cilantro, jalapeno and lime. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun., early dinner Wed.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Estralita's Express
Roux Carre, 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 301-6938;
See West Bank — Other for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch daily, early dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Johnny's Jamaican Grill
Roux Carre, 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 881-4993;
The jerk chicken plate comes with peas and rice and steamed vegetables. No reservations. Lunch daily, early dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Mais Arepas
1200 Carondelet St., (504) 523-6247;
Bandeja paisa
is a platter with grilled skirt steak, Colombian-style chorizo, chicharron, green and sweet fried plantains, cranberry beans, rice and a fried egg. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

The Pupusa Lady
Roux Carre, 2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 535-4019;
Mixta pupusa is filled with refried beans, cheese and chicharron. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Fri.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $

Toups South
Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 304-2147;
A stack of fried pork chops (for two) is served with pickled summer squash, coffee aioli and white bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon. and Wed.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Arabi/Chalmette | Bywater | CBD | Carrollton/University
Central City | Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter | Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan/Jefferson/ River Ridge
Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme
New Orleans East | Uptown | Warehouse District

Abita Springs | Covington | Madisonville
Mandeville | Outskirts | Slidell

West Bank
Algiers | Gretna | Harvey
Marrero | Other

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