The French-style cafe serves craft cocktails and has extensive wine and beer lists. It also serves gourmet coffee and espresso, along with beignets, French and Creole dishes. Popular cocktails include a cucumber bloody mary and the Soule cocktail, a mix of Champagne, St. Germain elderflower liqueur and orange zest. Open Wed.-Mon. Full restaurant menu.
Shrimp and eggplant Pierre features fried eggplant topped with Gulf shrimp and white wine cream sauce. Baked crabmeat-stuffed butterfly shrimp are served with lemon beurre blanc, herb rice and sauteed vegetables. Reservations accepted. Lunch, brunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $$
Cafe Soule is housed in a four-story mansion constructed in 1830. The kitchen serves a fusion of French and Louisiana cuisine (service ends at 10 p.m.) and the bar offers a signature cocktail menu. The Seven Pear Sour combines pear-infused vodka, thyme syrup, lemon and grapefruit bitters. The Peach Thyme Old Fashioned is made with Bulleit bourbon, peach puree, thyme, lemon and bitters. Open Wed.-Mon. Full restaurant menu.