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Fall Restaurant Guide 2012: Kenner & Beyond


BRAZILIAN MARKET & CAFE2424 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 468-3533Coxinha are deep-fried fritters made with spiced and floured shredded chicken. Feijoada is a traditional black bean and pork stew made with salted pork, smoked pork ribs and smoked sausage and served with collard greens, orange slices and rice sprinkled with tapioca flour (farofa). Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily, early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

BRICK OVEN CAFE2805 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 466-2097;
Spaghetti and salsiccia tops spaghetti with house-made Italian sausage and marinara. Florentina pizza combines house-made marinara, mozzarella cheese, roasted garlic, red onions, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

CAFE D'CAPPUCCINO 4041 Williams Blvd., Suite B8, Kenner, (504) 443-2299,
The Texas barbecue smoky chicken wrap special combines barbecued chicken, cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato in a tortilla. The grilled chicken Caesar wrap features marinated grilled chicken, lettuce, Caesar dressing and Parmesan cheese in a wheat tortilla. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

CAYOUDLE'S 10367 Airline Hwy., St. Rose, (504) 466-8813;
The Cajun Cuban sandwich combines ham, turkey, salami and Cajun-style slow-roasted pork on an 8-inch toasted French roll. Among the restaurant's unique foot-long hotdogs is the Cayoudle, topped with bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, Thousand Island dressing and avocado. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

CHATEAU CAFE701 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 461-9819; 3501 Chateau Blvd., Suite E4, Kenner, (504) 465-9444;
The Chateau burger is a grilled 8-ounce lean beef patty dressed and served on an onion bun. The Cali melt is made with smoked turkey, Swiss cheese, avocado and honey-mustard on grilled whole wheat bread. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

CHILANGOS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT3617 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 471-6100Chilangos' Mexican-style raw oysters arrive topped with pico de gallo and avocado. Vuelva a la vida is a mix of shrimp, oysters and octopus in a tangy cocktail sauce heavily accented with citrus and garlic. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

FAT MOLLY'S PIZZA & BEER2400 21st St., Kenner, (504) 305-1017;
Skinny Molly pizza is topped with bell peppers, onion, artichoke, mushrooms, sliced tomato and spinach. The Cajun pizza combines boudin, red onion, green peppers, jalapenos and mozzarella on top of garlic-olive oil sauce. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

FLEUR DE LEIS SEAFOOD2320 Third St., Kenner, (504) 471-4760The Who Dat cheeseburger is a 1-pound burger dressed with cheese, lettuce, tomato, jalapenos and grilled onions on a sesame seed bun. The seafood gumbo brims with shrimp and crab. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and early dinner daily. Credit cards. $

FONG'S CHINESE & CANTONESE RESTAURANT 2101 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 469-8216 The Four Happiness combines roast pork, chicken, beef, shrimp and vegetables. Fong's Triple treat features roast pork, shrimp, snow peas, water chestnuts and vegetables over rice. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

FRENCH PRESS COFFEEHOUSE3236 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-0276;
See Metairie section for restaurant description.

JOHNNY TRAUTH'S SEAFOOD BISTRO2121 25th St., Kenner, (504) 471-0808;
Boiled shrimp are served on mixed greens with eggs, tomatoes, asparagus, olives and croutons. Broiled catfish is topped with crabmeat stuffing and white wine-lemon sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

KENNER SEAFOOD3140 Loyola Drive, Kenner, (504) 466-4701;
Fried shrimp Marie is topped with creamy crabmeat sauce and served over angel hair pasta. Blackened catfish is stuffed with crabmeat dressing. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

THE KUPCAKE FACTORY819 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 464-8884;
See Metairie section for restau- rant description.

LA BELLA'S2118 Third St., Kenner, (504) 466-4675;
The muffuletta is piled high with layers of Genoa salami, Chisesi ham, provolone and mozzarella cheeses and house-made olive salad. The roast beef po-boy is made from large inside rounds of beef that are slow-cooked overnight and served with gravy on French bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards and checks. $

MIDDENDORF'S 30160 Hwy. 51 S., Akers, (985) 386-6666;
Middendorf's is known for its thin-sliced fried catfish. The fried seafood platter features catfish, oysters, shrimp and hushpuppies. The catfish dinner includes fried catfish, coleslaw, hushpuppies and fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

RISTORANTE DA PIERO 401 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 469-8585;
Osso buco is served with risotto. The grilliata mista includes lamb leg, a pork chop, pancetta and Italian sausage. House-made gnocchi are topped with Gorgonzola cream sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

SMITTY'S SEAFOOD 2000 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 468-1647The Hamper is packed with boiled shrimp, crabs, potatoes, corn, mushrooms, sausage and garlic. Seafood artichoke pasta features penne pasta, fried seafood and artichoke hearts in dill cream sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

TREASURE ISLAND BUFFET5050 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-8000;
The all-you-can-eat buffet includes New Orleans favorites as well as dishes from a variety of other cuisines. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

WAYNE JACOB'S SMOKEHOUSE RESTAURANT 769 W. Fifth St., LaPlace, (985) 652-9990;
House-made andouille is the star of the andouille burger which combines sausage, ground beef and roasted pecans. Plantation veal is fried and served over pasta and is topped with shrimp, artichoke and mushroom-basil cream sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$


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Eastern New Orleans/Chalmette | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter

Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan & Jefferson/River Ridge

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Uptown | Warehouse District


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West Bank

Algiers | Gretna/Terrytown | Harvey | Marrero | Other

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