Fall Restaurant Guide 2013: New Orleans East/Chalmette


Dish On Hayne
9734 Hayne Blvd., (504) 301-0356;
Catfish Charles features two deep-fried 9-ounce catfish fillets and a panko-breaded potato cake topped with Cajun crawfish cream sauce and Parmesan, and served with roasted corn and peppers. Cajun chicken pasta features grilled chicken, mushrooms, green onions, roasted peppers and sun-dried tomatoes tossed in garlic Cajun cream or chardonnay sauce over fettuccine. Reservations recommended. Dinner Thu.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Dong Phuong Oriental Bakery
14207 Chef Menteur Hwy., bakery, (504) 254-0214, restaurant, (504) 254-0296;
The grilled pork banh mi is dressed with carrots, jalapenos, cilantro and cucumbers on French bread. The banh xeo crepe is stuffed with pork, shrimp, lettuce and bean sprouts. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $

Ma Momma's House
5741 Crowder Blvd., (504) 244-0021;
Chicken and waffles includes a Belgian waffle and three or six fried chicken wings. Red beans and rice is served with a pork chop or two pieces of grilled or fried chicken. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Thu.-Mon., dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

MeMe's Bar & Grille
712 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 644-4992;
The grilled veal T-bone steak is topped with lemon-butter sauce and served with spinach, mushrooms and mashed potatoes. The 8-ounce filet is served with bearnaise and MeMe's steak sauce and a side. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue. –Sat. Credit cards. $$

Patio Restaurant
5540 Crowder Blvd., (504) 240-6744
The seafood baked potato is stuffed with crabmeat, shrimp, crawfish, green onions and cheese. The smothered cabbage plate is served with a choice of meat. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Taco Del Mar
925 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 302-2805;
See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

Tag's Meat Market & Deli
1207 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 277-6594
This market specializes in house-made Italian and hot sausages. Deli offerings include hog's head cheese and there's a spicy version made with jalapeno. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sun. Credit cards. $

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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