Fall Restaurant Guide 2013: Lakeview


Brisbi's Lakefront Restaurant & Bar
7400 Lakefront Drive, (504) 304-4125;
Fish tacos are filled with blackened or grilled fish, cilantro-lime salsa, feta and horseradish cream sauce. Gulf fish Pontchartrain is the fish of the day topped with crabmeat and hollandaise. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

Cafe Navarre
800 Navarre Ave., (504) 483-8828;
The Cuban sandwich is made with pulled pork, sliced ham, mustard, mayonnaise, pickles and Swiss cheese on pressed Leidenheimer French bread. The spinach and artichoke panino features feta, tomatoes and mozzarella on sourdough bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Tue.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Chateau Cafe
139 Robert E. Lee Blvd., (504) 286-1777;
See Kenner section for restaurant description.

Chicken Sue's
203 W. Harrison Ave., (504) 371-5546;
The West Harrison sandwich is layered with hot ham, turkey and roast beef with a choice of melted cheese. Country-fried steak plates and po-boys also are available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards.  $

The Creole Creamery
6260 Vicksburg St., (504) 482-2924; www.creole-
See Uptown section for restaurant description.

El Gato Negro
300 Harrison Ave., (504) 488-0107; www.elgato-
See French Quarter section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

515 Harrison Ave., (504) 484-0841;
See Harahan section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Lakeview Brew Coffee Cafe
5606 Canal Blvd., (504) 483-7001; www.lake-
The fleur de lis panino includes oven-roasted turkey, smoked Gouda, asparagus and apple butter spread on a grilled ciabatta baguette or multigrain or wheat bread. The chicken avocado wrap features an herb-garlic, spinach, tomato-basil or wheat tortilla filled with grilled chicken breast, avocado, tomatoes, romaine lettuce and mango vinaigrette topped with fresh fruit relish. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Lakeview Grocery
801 Harrison Ave., (504) 293-1201;
Wednesday's steak special features a 12-ounce rib-eye served with a loaded baked potato. The menu includes po-boys, muffulettas, fried and rotisserie chicken and more. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Lakeview Harbor
911 Harrison Ave., (504) 486-4887;
The 8-ounce burger is topped with mushrooms, bacon and cheese and comes with a baked potato. The spicy burger combines four ounces of ground beef and four ounces of hot sausage. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

8000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 283-1010;
See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

900 Harrison Ave., (504) 224-2633;
Fig pizza is cooked in a wood-burning oven and is topped with crispy prosciutto, arugula, goat cheese and a drizzle of pomegranate-balsamic reduction. Steamed pork buns are served with sesame snow pea slaw and seasonal fruit hoisin sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

NOLA Beans
762 Harrison Ave., (504) 267-0783;
The Spanish Fort salad combines grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, avocado, pico de gallo, corn, black beans and avocado ranch dressing. The Argonne features roasted turkey, Havarti, sprouts, avocado and tomatoes and is available as a sandwich or wrap. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Pizza NOLA
141 W. Harrison Ave., (504) 872-0731;
The barbecue chicken wrap is filled with grilled chicken, barbecue sauce, mozzarella and onions. Shrimp scampi features grilled Gulf shrimp in white wine-lemon sauce over spaghetti. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast Fri.-Sun., lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Russell's Marina Grill
8555 Pontchartrain Blvd., (504) 282-9980;
Eggs Lafitte features paneed eggplant rounds and fried green tomatoes with lump crabmeat and Monica sauce. Barbecue shrimp are served over creamy grits, topped with poached eggs and served with country-style biscuits. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch daily. Dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

The Steak Knife Restaurant & Bar
888 Harrison Ave., (504) 488-8981;
Crabmeat au gratin features Louisiana lump crabmeat baked in cheese sauce and topped with cheddar and Swiss cheeses. The pepper-encrusted yellowfin tuna steak is served with lemon caper beurre blanc. Reservations accepted. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Tony Angello's Restaurant
6262 Fleur de Lis Drive, (504) 488-0888
Tony Angello's "Feed Me" dinner offers guests the option of sampling appetizer-sized portions of popular dishes. Eggplant Tina features thinly sliced eggplant that is breaded, fried and layered with light marinara sauce and Romano cheese. Reservations recommended. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Two Tonys Seafood Restaurant
8536 Pontchartrain Blvd., (504) 282-0801;
Paneed veal or chicken Montalbano is topped with whole-milk mozzarella and Creole mushroom meuniere sauce. Baked eggplant, crabmeat and shrimp au gratin are topped with sharp cheddar and Romano breadcrumbs. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

The Velvet Cactus
6300 Argonne Blvd., (504) 301-2083;
Mexico meets Louisiana in dishes such as Deep South tacos filled with fried chicken, avocado and Creole-agave mustard. Lou Lou shrimp enchiladas are topped with jalapeno cream sauce. Shrimp and chipotle grits is served with warm tortillas. No reservations. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

8550 Pontchartrain Blvd., (504) 267-3263;
See Faubourg Marigny section for restaurant description.

Bywater | Carrollton/University | CBD | Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter

Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan/Jefferson/River Ridge | Kenner | Lakeview | Metairie

Mid-City/Treme | New Orleans East/Chalmette | Northshore | Uptown | Warehouse District | West Bank

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