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Gambit’s 2016 summer restaurant guide: G


G's Pizza
4840 Bienville St., (504) 483-6464;
Margherita pizza features house-made dough topped with garlic-butter sauce, mozzarella, Parmesan, oregano and tomatoes. The NOLA Green Roots pie features house-made sauce, mozzarella, black olives, mushrooms, onions, organic spinach, bell peppers, roasted red peppers, artichokes and roasted garlic. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

GB's Patio Bar & Grill
8117 Maple St., (504) 861-0067
The GB burger is an 8-ounce beef patty topped with melted cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, bacon, jalapenos and barbecue sauce and served with a side. An 8-ounce filet mignon is served with salad and a choice of baked potato, steamed broccoli, onion rings, french fries or sweet potato fries. Reservations accepted. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

GG'S Dine-O-Rama
3100 Magazine St., (504) 373-6579;
The St. Patty's Day Massacre features corned beef, Swiss cheese, Sriracha mustard, house slaw, french fries and Thousand Island dressing on marbled rye. The Mac'n on It Southern Style is a panko-fried chicken breast with bacon, jalapeno and seven-cheese macaroni topped with toasted truffle-buttered breadcrumbs and shaved Parmesan. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and brunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

GW Fins
808 Bienville St., (504) 581-3467;
Fin Wings is tempura fried fish with a crispy noodle salad and Korean glaze. Firecracker tuna tacos feature yellowfin tuna tartare in mini corn tortillas, topped with ginger slaw, avocado aioli and wasabi caviar. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Galatoire's 33 Bar and Steak
215 Bourbon St., (504) 335-3932; www.galatoires33-
The 16-ounce New York strip is served with hollandaise, bearnaise, horseradish creme or marchand de vin. Lobster chop salad features Maine lobster meat over mixed greens, roasted beets and avocado with tarragon dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch Fri., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Galatoire's Restaurant
209 Bourbon St., (504) 525-2021;
Classic Creole fried trout meuniere amandine is a fillet topped with almonds and meuniere sauce. Galatoire Goute is a seafood sampler that includes items such as shrimp remoulade, crabmeat maison and oysters en brochette. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $$$

Gallagher's Grill
509 S. Tyler St., Covington, (985) 892-9992;
Broiled crab cakes feature Louisiana blue crab. The grilled 16-ounce strip steak is topped with butter. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards.  $$$

The Galley Seafood Restaurant
2535 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-0955; www.thegalleyseafood.comJumbo soft-shell crab is topped with lump crabmeat and Alfredo sauce. Blackened or grilled redfish is topped with grilled shrimp and crabmeat and served with potatoes and vegetables. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Gambino's Bakery
300 Lapalco Blvd., Gretna, (504) 391-0600; 4821 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-7500;
Lemon doberge cake is a six-layer butter cake with lemon custard filling and poured fondant icing. Praline-flavored cake balls are available dipped in white or dark chocolate. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114;
The oyster club sandwich is made with fried oysters, provolone, bacon, spinach, red onions, tomatoes and remoulade and is served with fries. Firecracker shrimp salad is fried shrimp with firecracker sauce, cheddar, mozzarella, spinach and red onions. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Gautreau's Restaurant
1728 Soniat St., (504) 899-7397;
Chilled lobster with horseradish creme fraiche is served with English peas, baby carrots, shaved asparagus and mint. Sauteed snapper is served with chili-lemon grass broth, honjimeji mushooms, bok choy, radishes and cilantro. Reservations recommended. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Gio's Villa Vancheri
2890 E. Causeway Approach, Mandeville, (985) 624-2597
Osso buco Milanese is a veal shank slow-cooked with herbs and served with saffron risotto. Orecchio di elefante is a 16-ounce breaded veal chop pounded thin, cooked in olive oil and herbs and served with arugula. Reservations recommended. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Giorlando's Restaurant
741 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie, (504) 835-8593;
Chicken and eggplant Parmesan features a breaded chicken breast over two eggplant medallions with melted mozzarella, red gravy and Alfredo sauce and angel hair pasta. The toasted muffuletta includes Italian meats, melted cheese and olive salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

Gracious Bakery & Cafe
1000 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway, Suite 100, (504) 301-3709;
Tarragon chicken salad is served on house-made green onion bread and dressed with pickled red onion and romaine lettuce. The smoked ham sandwich features pecan-cheddar spread, house-made pepper jelly and apple slices on house-baked baguette and comes with chips or salad. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. $

Grand Isle
575 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 520-8530;
A crab and brie hand pie is served with smoked paprika remoulade. Fried whole Gulf fish is served with mirliton and radish slaw, avocado-jalapeno puree and preserved lime creme fraiche. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

The Grill Room
Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., (504) 522-1992;
Roasted duck breast is served with parsnip puree, Swiss chard and Louisiana citrus gastrique. Sauteed Gulf shrimp are served with corn maque choux, lima beans and red chili butter. Reservations recommended. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$$

Ground Pat'i Grille & Bar
11 Westbank Expressway, Gretna, (504) 367-9512; 3124 David Drive, Metairie, (504) 454-9449;
The grilled shrimp platter includes three skewers of marinated and grilled shrimp with two sides. Hamburger steak is a 10-ounce ground chuck patty served with brown gravy, salad and mushrooms or grilled onions. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Guillory's Deli & Tamales
3708 Derbigny St., Metairie, (504) 833-1390;
The Cuban sandwich includes pulled pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on French bread. The hot tamale po-boy features tamales, chili and cheese on French bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Gumbo Shop
630 St. Peter St., (504) 525-1486;
Seafood and okra gumbo is made with shrimp, crab, onion, bell pepper and tomato and served over rice. Chicken espagnole is a half chicken simmered in brown sauce with mushrooms, shallots, wine and garlic. It's served over rice with vegetables. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

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