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2017 fall restaurant guide: Metairie

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Acme Oyster House
3000 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 309-4056; www.acmeoyster.com/metairie
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

Acropolis Cuisine
3841 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 888-9046; www.acropoliscuisine.com
Six onion soup is made with six types of onions and is finished with cream and topped with puff pastry. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Albasha Greek & Lebanese Restaurant
3501 Severn Ave., Suite 1, Metairie, (504) 304-8441; www.albashabr.com
Albasha's platter includes a lamb, beef or chicken kabob or chicken shawarma, stuffed grape leaves, kibbeh and hummus. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Andrea's Restaurant
3100 19th St., Metairie, (504) 834-8583; www.andreasrestaurant.com
Sauteed speckled trout is served with lump crabmeat in lemon-butter sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Andy's Bistro
3322 N. Turnbull Drive, Metairie, (504) 455-7363; www.andysbistro.com
Pan-seared scallops are served with fried capers, roasted red pepper butter and vegetables. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Atomic Burger
3934 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 309-7474; www.theatomicburger.com
The green chili burger is a two-patty, extra-cheese burger topped with roasted poblano peppers and mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Austin's Seafood & Steakhouse
5101 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-5533; www.mredsrestaurants.com/austins
Redfish papillote features redfish topped with shrimp, crawfish, crabmeat, caramelized onions and lobster butter baked in parchment paper. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Baja Nola
2325 N. Hullen St., (504) 533-9920; www.bajanola.com
Mexican "charoysters" are char-broiled oysters topped with Oaxaca, Chihuahua and asadero cheeses and pico de gallo and served with tortillas. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Banh Mi Boys
5001 Airline Drive, Suite B, Metairie, (504) 510-5360; www.bmbmetairie.com
A Bang Bang shrimp banh mi includes fried shrimp, sweet Thai chili glaze, jalapenos, cilantro, pickled carrots, cucumber and radishes on a Dong Phuong baguette. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Bear's Poboys at Gennaro's
3206 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 833-9226; www.bearspoboys.com
A po-boy combining fried oysters and fried shrimp is dressed with mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato and pickles on Leidenheimer French bread. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Ben's Burgers
2008 Clearview Parkway, Metairie, (504) 889-2837; www.eatatbens.com
A Big Ben is a two-patty cheeseburger with bacon, chili cheese fries and a special sauce. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $

Bevi Seafood Co.
4701 Airline Drive, Metairie, (504) 885-5003; www.beviseafoodco.com
See Mid-City section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch Wed.-Sun., dinner Fri. Credit cards. $

Bistro Orleans
3216 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 304-1469; www.bistroorleansmetairie.com
Des Allemands catfish is served with french fries, coleslaw and French bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Blue Line Sandwich Co.
2023 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 309-3773; www.bluelinesandwichco.com
A Crab Louie salad includes Louisiana crabmeat, avocado, tomatoes, chopped eggs and remoulade over romaine lettuce. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Bobby Hebert's Cajun Cannon
4101 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 324-6841; www.bobbyheberts.com
Bobby & Deke's Mardi Gras pasta features shrimp, crawfish tails, bell peppers and onions in Alfredo sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Bonefish Grill
4848 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite B, Metairie, (504) 780-9964; www.bonefishgrill.com
Bang Bang shrimp tacos are topped with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Boulevard American Bistro
4241 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 889-2301; www.boulevardbistro.com
The French dip features thinly sliced prime rib, Monterey Jack cheese and mayonnaise on ciabatta. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Brasa Churrasqueria
2037 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 570-6338; www.brasachurrasqueria.com
Mollejas are charred sweetbreads served with chimichurri rojo and grilled lemon. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Bravo! Cucina Italiana
3413 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 828-8828; www.bravoitalian.com
Veal Parmesan features Romano-breaded veal baked in pomodoro sauce, topped with mozzarella and served with creamy herb linguine. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Brooklyn Pizzeria
4301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 833-1288; www.eatbrooklyn.net
The Boss pie is topped with pepperoni, Canadian bacon, mushrooms, garlic and extra cheese. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Byblos
1501 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 834-9773; www.byblosrestaurants.com
A gyro platter includes hummus and salad with tomatoes and feta. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Byblos Market
2020 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 837-9777; www.byblosrestaurants.com
The chicken shawarma platter includes hummus, Greek salad, rice pilaf and pita. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

cafe b
2700 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 934-4700; www.cafeb.com
Grilled Gulf fish is served with roasted spaghetti squash, smoked wild mushrooms, charred Vidalia onions, aged balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Cafe East
4628 Rye St., Metairie, (504) 888-0078; www.cafeeastnola.com

Honey-walnut shrimp are tossed with bell peppers in ginger-honey-soy glaze. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Cafe Equator
2920 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-4772; www.cafeequator.com

The Andaman Hunter features fried tilapia over a spicy mix of shrimp, scallops and calamari, squash, bell peppers, green beans and sweet basil. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Caffe! Caffe!
3547 N. Hullen St., Metairie, (504) 267-9190; 4301 Clearview Parkway, Metairie, (504) 885-4845; www.caffecaffe.com
Asian grilled chicken salad includes mixed greens, red cabbage, edamame, toasted almonds, fried wonton strips and spicy peanut-lime dressing. No reservations. North Hullen Street: breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Clearview Parkway: breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Canseco's Market
1519 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 835-5979; www.cansecos.com
Daily specials include baked or fried catfish with two sides. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Carrabba's Italian Grill
4641 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 779-2252: www.carrabbas.com
Chicken Bryan is topped with goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, basil and butter sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Carreta's Grill
2320 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 837-6696; www.carretasgrillrestaurant.com
A burrito supreme can be filled with ground beef or shredded chicken and is topped with cheese, lettuce, sour cream and gucamole and served with rice and beans. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Casa Garcia
8814 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 464-0354; www.casa-garcia.com
The Combination Supreme includes a chicken enchilada, a cheese and onion enchilada, a beef taco, a tamale, a tostada, guacamole, rice and beans. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Casablanca
3030 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-2209; www.casablancanola.com
Moroccan "cigars" are fried phyllo dough rolls filled with spicy ground beef and served with tahini. Reservations accepted. Lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner Sun.-Thu. Credit cards. $$

Cello's
3401 N. Hullen St., Metairie, (504) 456-5596; www.cellosrestaurant.com
The Sicilian burger features a patty made from a Marcello family meatball recipe and is topped with mozzarella and red gravy on Leidenheimer bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Chef Ron's Gumbo Stop
2309 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-2022; www.gumbostop.com
Yumbo Mumbo gumbo features fried shrimp on top of file gumbo made with chicken, shrimp, crabmeat, sausage, tomato and okra. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Chez Pierre French Bakery and Cafe
2901 David Drive, Metairie, (504) 267-5839; 3208 Clearview Parkway, Metairie, (504) 467-3176; www.chezpierreneworleans.com
Mango avocado chicken salad is served over spring greens with onion vinaigrette. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

China Rose
3501 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie, (504) 887-3295; www.chinaroseno.com
Triple Dragon features sauteed chicken, beef, shrimp and vegetables in brown sauce served with rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Churros Cafe
3100 Kingman St., Suite 104, Metairie, (504) 885-6516
The Cuban sandwich includes sliced ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, butter and mustard on pressed French bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

City Diner
3116 S. I-10 Service Road E., Metairie, (504) 831-1030; www.citydiner.biz
The Bottom of the Bowl is a bread bowl filled with crawfish, shrimp and crabmeat in Cajun cream sauce and topped with cheddar and pepper Jack cheeses and green onions. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Corner Cafe
3316 Green Acres Road, Metairie, (504) 454-1008
The seafood platter for two includes two cups of gumbo, crab balls, stuffed shrimp, baby soft-shell crabs, popcorn shrimp, fried shrimp, fried oysters, fried catfish, stuffed jalapeno poppers, onion rings, salad and hushpuppies. Reservations accepted. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Daisy Dukes
5209 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, (504) 883-5513; www.daisydukesrestaurant.com
See French Quarter section for restaurant description. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Deanie's Seafood
1713 Lake Ave., Metairie, (504) 831-4141; www.deanies.com

Jumbo lump crabmeat is baked with a blend of four cheeses and seasonings and served with salad and French bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Don's Seafood
4801 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 889-1550; www.donsseafoodonline.com
Jacked Up oysters are char-broiled and topped with bacon, jalapenos and pepper Jack cheese. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Dorignac's Food Center
710 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 834-8216; www.dorignacs.com
Changing daily specials include red or white beans and rice with smoked sausage. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

Drago's Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar
3232 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie, (504) 888-9254; www.dragosrestaurant.com

Char-grilled oysters are topped with butter, garlic, herbs and Parmesan. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Fausto's Bistro
530 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 833-7121; www.faustosbistro.com
A Parmesan-crusted Gulf fish fillet is topped with crushed tomato, lump crabmeat and lemon-butter and white wine sauce and served with wilted spinach and rosemary potatoes. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

French Press Coffeehouse
2120 David Drive, Metairie, (504) 456-7835; 3238 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 598-5274; 4205 Airline Drive, Metairie, (504) 325-5653; www.frenchpresscoffeehouse.net
Chicken salad, lettuce, mayonnaise and tomatoes are served on wheatberry bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Frosty's Caffe
3400 Cleary Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-9600
See West Bank — Harvey section for restaurant description.

Fury's Restaurant
724 Martin Behrman Ave., Metairie, (504) 834-5646; www.furysrestaurant.com
Breaded veal steak is served with french fries or mashed potatoes. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

The Galley Seafood Restaurant
2535 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-0955
Fried catfish is topped with etouffee and served with a choice of two sides. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Gambino's Bakery
4821 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-7500; www.gambinos.com
A chocolate doberge cake is a six-layer butter cake with chocolate filling and fondant icing. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Giorlando's Restaurant
741 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-8593; www.giorlandos.com
Tenderized steak rounds are breaded and fried and topped with mozzarella, served with angel hair pasta with red gravy and Alfredo sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

Gogi Korean Restaurant
4620 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 872-9992; www.gogirestaurantnola.com
Kimchi jigae is a stew with pork, tofu, kimchi, onions and bell peppers. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Ground Pat'i Grille & Bar
3124 David Drive, Metairie, (504) 454-9449; www.groundpati.com

The signature burger is a char-broiled half-pound patty served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickles and accompanied by fries. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Guillory's Deli & Tamales
3708 Derbigny St., Metairie, (504) 833- 1390; 3901 Airline Drive, Metairie, (504) 510-4100; www.guillorys- deliandtamales.com
The Cuban sandwich includes pulled pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on French bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

The Harbor Bar & Grill
3024 17th St., Metairie, (504) 832-4117; www.theharborbarandgrill.com
The Galley burger includes a 12-ounce beef patty, spicy fried chicken, grilled ham, bacon, American, pepper Jack and cheddar cheeses, hot sauce, lettuce and onion on a toasted bun. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Heritage Grill
111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 934-4900; www.heritagegrillmetairie.com
Pan-roasted salmon is served with fennel, fava beans, quinoa and grape tomato vinaigrette. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

Hobnobber Cafe
5928 W. Metairie Ave., Suite 8, Metairie, (504) 734-8448; www.hobnobbercafe.com
The Italian special features a meatball, Italian sausage and paneed eggplant over pasta and is served with salad. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Hummus & More
3363 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 833-9228; www.hummusandmore.com

Greek moussaka features layers of potato, zucchini, eggplant, ground beef, tomato sauce and bechamel. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Impastato's Restaurant
3400 16th St., Metairie, (504) 455-1545; www.impastatos.com
Roasted leg of lamb is served with onions and natural jus. Reservations recommended. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Kanno California Sushi Bar
3517 20th St., Metairie, (504) 455-5730; www.kannosushi.com
The Caterpillar roll features snow crab and eel wrapped in avocado. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Knuckleheads Sports Bar & Eatery
3535 Severn Ave., Suite 10, Metairie, (504) 888-5858
Nudillocabeza chicken salad features grilled chicken, black beans, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, tortilla strips and pepper jelly dressing. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Korea House
3547 18th St., Metairie, (504) 888-0654
Korean-style barbecue options include bulgogi (marinated sliced beef), which diners cook on a tabletop grill. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

Kosher Cajun New York Deli & Grocery
3519 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-2010; www.koshercajun.com
The Rachel features turkey, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on rye bread. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Thu. Credit cards and checks. $$

The Kupcake Factory
911 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 570-6420; www.thekupcakefactory.com
See Carrolton/University section for restaurant description.

La Madeleine
3300 Severn Ave., Suite 201, Metairie, (504) 456-1624; www.lamadeleine.com
See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

Lager's International Ale House
3501 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 887-9923; www.lagersmetairie.draftfreak.com
Crawfish Banditos are fried flour tortillas stuffed with crawfish, mixed cheeses and roasted green chilies served with guacamole and sour cream. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Legacy Kitchen
759 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 309-5231; www.legacykitchen.com
The Legacy Burger is served with caramelized onions, baby portobello mushrooms, Swiss cheese and shoestring potatoes. Reservations recommended. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Los Jefes Tortilleria & Grill
3224 Edenborn Ave., Metairie, (504) 516-2861; www.losjefesgrill.com
Nacho Libre are house-made corn tortillas topped with queso, charro beans, pico de gallo, cheese, jalapenos, corn and sour cream. Optional additions include grilled mushrooms and meats such as carnitas, carne asada and chipotle chicken. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mano's Po-Boys
6943 Saints Drive, Metairie, (504) 734-0922; www.manospoboys.com
The seafood platter includes fried shrimp, fish and oysters, a house-made crab cake, a choice of side and salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Mark Twain's Pizza Landing
2035 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-8032; www.marktwainpizza.com
Life on the Mississippi pizza includes pepperoni, Canadian bacon, sausage, mushrooms, green bell peppers, black olives, jalapenos and anchovies. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Martin Wine Cellar
714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie, (504) 896-7350; www.martinwinecellar.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

The Mason Jar American Kitchen
4517 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 323-2115
The chicken Cuban features roasted chicken, shaved ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on pressed bread. No Reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, catering. Credit cards. $

Melius Bar & Grill
1701 Lake Ave., Metairie, (504) 828-9446; www.meliusbarbucktown.com
The Buffalo chicken wrap includes chicken breast, Buffalo sauce, lettuce, tomatoes and cheddar cheese in a warm tortilla. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Mellow Mushroom
3131 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 644-4155; www.mellowmushroom.com
See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

Milano Pizzeria
3002 Cleary Ave., Metairie, (504) 780-7500
Artichoke pizza is topped with garlic sauce, mushrooms, caramelized onions, tomatoes and mozzarella and feta cheeses. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mr. Ed's Oyster Bar & Fish House
3117 21st St., Metairie, (504) 833-6310; www.mredsrestaurants.com/oyster-bar
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

Mr. Ed's Seafood & Italian Restaurant
1001 Live Oak St., Metairie, (504) 838-0022; www.mredsrestaurants.com/mr-eds

See Kenner section for restaurant description.

Morning Call
3325 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 885-4068
Signature beignets are hand-rolled and served with powdered sugar. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Cash only. $

Nor-Joe Importing Company
505 Frisco Ave., Metairie, (504) 833-9240; www.facebook.com/norjoeimport
The muffuletta features Italian meats, cheeses and olive salad on Sicilian sesame bread. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Oscar's Lounge & Restaurant
2027 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 831-9540; www.oscarsoldmetairie.com
The Oscalotta sandwich combines meats, mozzarella and olive salad on warm French bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner daily, late-night Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Parran's Po-Boys & Restaurant
3939 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-3416; www.parranspoboys.com
The meatball po-boy is topped with red sauce and provolone cheese. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Pho NOLA
3320 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie, (504) 941-7690; www.pho-nola.com
Vietnamese cabbage salad includes shredded chicken, shrimp or pork over shredded cabbage, pickled carrots, daikon radish, cilantro, roasted peanuts and fried shallots in a sweet chili vinaigrette. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Pho Orchid
1401 Airline Drive, Metairie, (504) 301-3368; 3117 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 457-4188; www.pho-orchid.com
Bo ne is Vietnamese steak and eggs served with a baguette, butter, pate and salad. Reservations accepted at Houma Boulevard location. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

Phoenicia Restaurant
4201 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite C, Metairie, (504) 889-9950; www.phoenicianola.com
The gyro platter features thinly sliced beef and lamb gyro, tahini sauce, rice and hummus. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Porter & Luke's Restaurant
1517 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 875-4555; www.porterandlukes.com
Fried soft-shell crab Pontchartrain is served over angel hair pasta with Louisiana crawfish tails and Gulf shrimp cream sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Quarter View Restaurant
613 Clearview Parkway, Metairie, (504) 887-3456; www.quarterview.net
Trout is stuffed with crabmeat and served with Cajun cream sauce over angel hair pasta. No reservations. Lunch Thu.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Qwik Chek Deli & Catering
2018 Clearview Parkway, Metairie, (504) 456-6362; www.qwikchekdeliandcatering.com
House-cooked roast beef fills a po-boy dressed with lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and gravy on French bread. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

R&O's Restaurant
216 Metairie-Hammond Highway, Metairie, (504) 831-1248; www.rnosrestaurant.com
A roast beef po-boy is dressed with cheese and brown or red gravy and served on a toasted sesame loaf. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Tue., dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Radosta's Restaurant & Deli
249 Aris Ave., Metairie, (504) 831-1537
A combination po-boy includes ham, turkey, roast beef and melted cheese. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Restaurant Cypress
4426 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie, (504) 885-6885; www.restaurantcypress.com
Slow-roasted duck is served with huckleberry glaze and andouille and cornbread dressing. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Riccobono's Peppermill
3524 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 455-2266; www.riccobonospeppermill.com
Eggplant Madelaine features pan-fried eggplant medallions topped with stewed Roma tomatoes and Pecorino Romano cheese served with spaghetti. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Ristorante Filippo
1917 Ridgelake Drive, Metairie, (504) 835-4008; www.ristorantefilippo.com
Oysters al oreganate are baked with Romano cheese, breadcrumbs, herbs and garlic. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Rock-N-Sake
2913 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 267-9761; www.rocknsake.com
See Warehouse District section for restaurant description.

Rolls-N-Bowls
605 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 309-0519; www.rollsnbowlsnola.com

The Rocking beef plate includes sauteed cube steak and onions over rice topped with a sunny side up egg and comes with salad. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Ruth's Chris Steak House
3633 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 888-3600; www.ruthschris.com
Steaks such as New York strips, rib-eyes, T-bones, porterhouses and filets migons are broiled in an 1,800-degree oven and served with sizzling butter. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

SWEGS Kitchen
210 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, (504) 826-9008; www.swegskitchen.com
See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

Sake Cafe
4201 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite A4, Metairie, (504) 779-7253; www.sakecafela.com
See Kenner section for restaurant description.

Sandro's Trattoria
6601 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 888-7784; www.sandrostrattoria.com
Seafood cannelloni are stuffed with crawfish and crabmeat and served over angel hair pasta with seafood Alfredo sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Semolina
Clearview Mall, 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 37, Metairie, (504) 454-7930; www.semolina.com
Pasta primo veggie is zucchini, mushrooms, spinach, onions, carrots, garlic and Parmesan tossed with marinara and bowtie pasta. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Short Stop Po-Boys
119 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie, (504) 885-4572; www.shortstoppoboysno.com
House-made roast beef is served in its own gravy on Leidenheimer French bread. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Shyan's Kitchen
3320 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 302-9901; www.eatshyans.com
Chicken tikka masala is served over rice with raita. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Smashburger
Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 833-7906; www.smashburger.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Spitale's Deli
2408 N. Arnault Road, Metairie, (504) 837-9912; www.spitalesdeli.com
The Dirty Turkey po-boy is dressed with brown gravy, mozzarella and grilled onions. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Salmon tacos are topped with avocado, corn and black bean salsa, cilantro and Sriracha at Station 6. - PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
  • Photo by Cheryl Gerber
  • Salmon tacos are topped with avocado, corn and black bean salsa, cilantro and Sriracha at Station 6.

Station 6 Seafood & Oyster Bar
105 Metairie-Hammond Highway, Metairie, (504) 345-2936; www.station6nola.com
The Sloppy Drew sandwich is filled with braised beef, provolone, onion and horseradish sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Step Brothers Bar & Grill
4971 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, (504) 889-9856; www.stepbrothersbar.com
The Cowboy burger is topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, a fried onion ring and barbecue sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

The Stuffed Crab
3431 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 510-5444; www.thestuffedcrab.com
Catfish Nathan is a fried or sauteed catfish fillet topped with shrimp in Cajun cream sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Sucre
Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 834-2277; www.shopsucre.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine
923 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 836-6859; www.facebook.com/tajnola
Navratan korma is Indian farmer's cheese with green beans, turnips and sweet peas in buttermilk cream sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

Tandoori Chicken
2916 Cleary Ave., Metairie, (504) 889-7880; www.tandoorichickennola.com
Lamb is ground with herbs and spices and served on kebabs. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Taqueria Corona
3535 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 885-5088; www.taqueriacorona.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Thai Zaap Cafe
6601 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 29-30, Metairie, (504) 454-8752; www.thaizaapcafe.com
Roasted duck is served over rice in a red curry including pineapple, tomato, bell pepper, Thai basil and bamboo shoots. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

That's Amore Pizzeria
4441 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, (504) 454-5885; www.thatsamorepizzaonline.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Theo's Neighborhood Pizza
2125 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 510-4282; www.theospizza.com
See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

Vega Tapas Cafe
2051 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 836-2007; www.vegatapascafe.com
Paella de la Vega includes shrimp, mussels, chicken, chorizo, vegetables, saffron and Spanish bomba rice. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Vincent's Italian Cuisine
4411 Chastant St., Metairie, (504) 885-2984; www.vincentsitaliancuisine.com
House-made cannelloni are stuffed with ground veal, spinach and Parmesan, baked in Alfredo sauce and topped with house-made tomato sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar
Clearview Mall, 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 273-1233; www.walk-ons.com
See CBD section for restaurant description.

Whole Foods Market
3420 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 888-8225; www.wholefoodsmarket.com
See Mid-City section for restaurant description.


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Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme
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