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2017 fall restaurant guide: Warehouse District

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Aglio
611 O'Keefe Ave., Suite C8, (504) 827-1090; www.facebook.com/aglionola
The Angelina sandwich features fried eggplant, tomato sauce, mozzarella and hard-boiled egg. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Allegro Bistro
Energy Centre, 1100 Poydras St., Suite 150, (504) 582-2350; www.allegrobistro.com
Asian sesame salad includes mixed greens, cabbage, ahi tuna, scallions, carrots, crushed peanuts, wonton strips and sesame peanut dressing. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

The American Sector
National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1940; www.american-sector
The house-smoked salmon BLT includes bibb lettuce, tomato, boursin cheese and citrus aioli. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Annunciation Restaurant
1016 Annunciation St., (504) 568-0245; www.annunciationrestaurant.com
Thin-sliced tuna is served over Creole fried rice and topped with sweet potato-habanero sauce and "Steel" sauce, combining eel sauce and Steen's cane gastrique. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Balise
640 Carondelet St., (504) 459-4449; www.balisenola.com
Baked rigatoni features pork cheek ragout, shiitake mushrooms and fontal cheese. Reservations recommended. Lunch Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Barcadia
601 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 335-1740; www.barcadianeworleans.com
Fried Louisiana Gulf oysters are served on a BLT sandwich with applewood-smoked bacon and chipotle ranch aioli. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Bittersweet Confections
725 Magazine St., (504) 523-2626; www.bittersweetconfections.com
A breakfast burrito is filled with chorizo, potato, cheddar cheese and avocado crema. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Blake's on Poydras
920 Poydras St., (504) 679-0991; www.blakesonpoydras.com
Fried green tomato Benedict is topped with a poached egg, hollandaise and bacon bits and served with grits. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Blaze Pizza
611 O'Keefe Ave., (504) 208-1028; www.blazepizza.com
The build-your-own-pie format allows diners choices of sauces (tomato, spicy tomato, garlic-pesto, cream sauce), cheeses (mozzarella, feta, Gorgonzola), meats, vegetables and more. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Borgne
Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., (504) 613-3860; www.borgnerestaurant.com
Fried soft-shell crab is served with bamboo rice and ginger caramel. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Briquette
701 S. Peters St., (504) 302-7496; www.briquettenola.com
A lobster tamale is served with Jubilee Farms beef chorizo, a fried egg and bisque sauce. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Cafe Adelaide & The Swizzle Stick Bar
Loews New Orleans Hotel, 300 Poydras St., (504) 595-3305; www.cafeadelaide.com
The dinner menu's "bacon and eggs" features soft-poached hen's eggs in herbed hollandaise over thick slices of slow-braised pork belly served with smoked-tomato jam and Parmesan stone-ground grits. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Cafe at the Square
The Blake Hotel, 500 St. Charles Ave., (504) 304-7831; www.cafeatthesquare.com
For brunch, chicken and waffles features hand-battered chicken tenders, waffles, two eggs and sausage gravy. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Capdeville
520 Capdeville St., (504) 371-5161; www.capdevillenola.com
Truffled macaroni and cheese is made with elbow pasta, garlic, shallots, pancetta, sage, English peas, cream, Parmesan and truffle oil. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

CellarDoor
916 Lafayette St., (504) 265-8392; www.cellardoornola.com
Coconut-lime mussels with frites is made with jalapeno, ginger, garlic and lemon grass. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Cochon
930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-2123; www.cochonrestaurant.com
Oysters are topped with garlic-chili butter and roasted in a wood-fired oven. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Cochon Butcher
930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-7675; www.cochonbutcher.com
The Cubano features smoked pork, ham and Swiss cheese on a bolillo roll. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

The Company Burger
611 O'Keefe Ave., Suite C7, (504) 309-9422; www.thecompanyburger.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Compere Lapin
Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, 535 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 599-2119; www.comperelapin.com
Hot Fire chicken is served with coleslaw, house-made pickles and seasonal sorbet. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

The Crazy Lobster
500 Port of New Orleans Place, Suite 83, (504) 569-3380; www.thecrazylobster.com
The Taste of New Orleans platter includes jambalaya, crawfish etouffee and red beans and rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

The Daily Beet
1000 Girod St., (504) 605-4413; www.thedailybeetnola.com
The Supreme features mashed potatoes topped with a fried egg, black beans, corn, cherry tomatoes, Cotija cheese, avocado chipotle sauce and chimichurri. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Dave & Buster's
1200 Poydras St., Suite 601, (504) 226-3300; www.daveandbusters.com
The BBBacon burger is a half-pound patty topped with bacon, applewood-smoked bacon, peppered pork belly, smoked Gouda sauce, manchego and cheddar cheeses, lettuce and garlic aioli on a brioche bun and is served with fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Desi Vega's Steakhouse
628 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-7600; www.desivegasteaks.com
Who Dat shrimp are stuffed with crabmeat, wrapped in bacon and served with sweet Thai chili sauce and chipotle remoulade. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Dino's Bar & Grill
1128 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 558-0900; www.dinosnola.com
A grilled tuna steak is served atop greens with tomatoes, croutons and feta vinaigrette. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Drago's Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., (504) 584-3911; www.dragosrestaurant.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

El Gato Negro
800 S. Peters St., (504) 309-8864; www.elgatonegronola.com
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

Emeril's New Orleans
800 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 528-9393; www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-new-orleans
A grilled pork chop is served with caramelized sweet potatoes, tamarind glaze and green chili mole. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Ernst Cafe
600 S. Peters St., (504) 525-8544; www.ernstcafe.co
The Ernster po-boy features fried oysters, Swiss cheese and roast beef gravy. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Fulton Alley
600 Fulton St., (504) 208-5569; www.fultonalley.com
The ahi tuna stack includes layers of avocado and pineapple coleslaw and is served with house-made chips. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Galliano Restaurant
200 Julia St., (504) 218-5753; www.gallianorestaurant.com
The seafood platter includes crab-stuffed Gulf fish, fried oysters, New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp and crawfish bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Gordon Biersch
200 Poydras St., (504) 552-2739; www.gordonbiersch.com
A breaded and pan-fried chicken schnitzel is served with cremini mushrooms, spaetzle and a sauce of lemon, capers and white wine. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Green to Go
400 Poydras St., Suite 130; www.greentogonola.com
The orange salad features mixed greens, carrots, diced apricots, Gorgonzola, glazed pecans and pepper jelly vinaigrette. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

The Grill Room
Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., (504) 522-1992; www.grillroomneworleans.com
Wagyu short rib is cooked for 72 hours and served with patatas bravas, carrots and soubise sauce. Reservations recommended. Breakfast daily, lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant
701 St. Charles Ave., (504) 524-4114; www.herbsaint.com
Muscovy duck leg confit is served with dirty rice and citrus gastrique. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

The Howlin' Wolf Den
907 S. Peters St., (504) 529-5844; www.thehowlinwolf.com
Smoked bacon and cheddar beignets are made with Abita beer batter, grilled peppers, onions and jalapenos and served with chipotle crema. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Johnny Sanchez
930 Poydras St., (504) 304-6615; www.johnnysanchezrestaurant.com
Pescado tacos have masa-coated and fried Des Allemands catfish topped with grilled corn slaw and jalapeno tartar sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Josephine Estelle
Ace Hotel, 600 Carondelet St., (504) 930-3070; www.josephineestelle.com
A grilled rib-eye steak is served with maitake mushrooms, potatoes, bordelaise sauce, aioli and grilled green onion salad. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Juan's Flying Burrito
515 Baronne St., (504) 529-5825; www.juansflyingburrito.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

La Boca
870 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 525-8205; www.labocasteaks.com
The Argentinian-style steakhouse serves New York strips, bone-in filets mignons, T-bones and entrana fina (outside skirt steak). Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat., late-night Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Legacy Kitchen's Craft Tavern
700 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 613-2350; www.legacykitchen.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Lucy's Retired Surfer's Bar & Restaurant
701 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 523-8995; www.lucysretiredsurfers.com/neworleans
The Juicy Lucy burger features an 8-ounce patty, tomato, lettuce, onion, pickles and special sauce and is served with fries, sweet potato fries or salad. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Manning's Eat- Drink-Cheer
519 Fulton St., (504) 593-8118; www.facebook.com/manningsnola
The Archie burger features a ground chuck and brisket patty, pimiento cheese and bacon onion jam. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Marcello's Restaurant & Wine Bar
715 St. Charles Ave., (504) 581-6333; www.marcelloscafe.com
Pasta Piselli is basil tagliatelle with pancetta, sweet peas, pine nuts and pecorino. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Maypop
611 O'Keefe Ave., (504) 518-6345; www.maypoprestaurant.com
Hand-pulled noodles are tossed with spicy pork sausage ragu and blue crab. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Meril
424 Girod St., (504) 526-3745; www.emerilsrestaurants.com/meril
Buttermilk biscuits are served with foie gras butter and blackberry preserves. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mulate's Cajun Restaurant
201 Julia St., (504) 522-1492; www.mulates.com
Catfish Mulate's is grilled catfish topped with crawfish etouffee and served with jambalaya, coleslaw and a twice-baked potato. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

NOSH
752 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 581-1103; www.noshneworleans.com
Pesto flatbread is topped with marinated tomatoes, arugula and Parmigiano Reggiano. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Outlaw Pizza Co.
814 S. Peters St., (504) 528-2743; www.outlawpizzanola.com
The Magnificent Seven pie is topped with feta, tomato, onion, bell pepper, olives, roasted garlic and olive oil. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Peche Seafood Grill
800 Magazine St., (504) 522-1744; www.pecherestaurant.com
Rustic-style grilled whole redfish is served with salsa verde. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Pressed
919 St. Charles Ave., Suite 116, (504) 900-5466; www.pressednola.com
The MiMi includes Cajun turkey, provolone, cherry tomatoes, spinach and avocado on poppyseed bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Pulp and Grind
644 Camp St., (504) 510-4037; www.pulpandgrind.com
Baked goods include chocolate-beet cupcakes, muffins, scones and more. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Restaurant Rebirth
857 Fulton St., (504) 522-6863; www.restaurantrebirth.com
A Heritage Farms Cheshire pork chop comes with bacon-braised haricots verts, brabant potatoes, fried shallot rings and sugarcane Creole glaze. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Rock-n-Sake
823 Fulton St., (504) 581-7253; www.rocknsake.com
Tuna Rabenda is raw tuna served with lavender ponzu, cherry tomato, strawberries, pickled onion, Thai basil and lemon zest. No reservations. Lunch Fri., dinner Tue.-Sun., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Ruth's Chris Steak House
Harrah's Hotel, 525 Fulton St., (504) 587-7099; www.ruthschris.com
See Metairie section for restaurant description. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

SWEGS Kitchen
Benson Towers, 1450 Poydras St., (504) 581-3555; www.swegskitchen.com
See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

St. James Cheese Company
641 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 304-1485; www.stjamescheese.com
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Seaworthy
630 Carondelet St., (504) 930-3071; www.seaworthynola.com
Blue crab toast features crabmeat in sherry-infused cream with roasted shiitake mushrooms, asparagus, shaved radishes and manchego cheese. Reservations accepted. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$$

South Market Pub & Grill
735 St. Joseph St., (504) 522-4934; www.southmarketpub.comCheeseburgers are dressed with tomato, lettuce and onions and served with fries. No reservations. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Tommy's Cuisine
746 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 581-1103; www.tommysneworleans.com A sauteed fish fillet is topped with grilled shrimp, roasted red peppers and beurre blanc and served with corn maque choux. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Vic's Kangaroo Cafe
636 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 524-4329
Spicy jambalaya is made with chicken, spicy sausage, vegetables and rice. No reservations. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Willa Jean
611 O'Keefe Ave., (504) 509-7334; www.willajean.com
The Hangover bowl is grits topped with braised lamb, a poached egg, grilled spring onions and fried garlic. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

World of Beer
300 Julia St., (504) 299-3599; www.worldofbeer.com/locations/warehousedistrict
A Guinness-infused bratwurst is served with sauerkraut, sauteed onions and peppers and mustard on a hoagie roll. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Wood Pizza Bistro & Taphouse
404 Andrew Higgins Drive, (504) 281-4893; www.woodpizzaneworleans.com
Bianco pizza is topped with mozzarella, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, red onion, oregano and garlic cream. No reservations. Lunch Wed.-Sun., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$


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Central City | Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter | Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan/Jefferson/ River Ridge
Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme
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Algiers | Gretna | Harvey
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