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Gambit's 2018 winter restaurant guide: Diner


517 Frenchmen St., (504) 942-1345;
Debris tachos are potato tots topped with beef gravy, mozzarella and Swiss cheeses and house-made bread-and-butter pickles. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. $

Belle's Diner
1122 Decatur St., (504) 566-6003;
The all-day breakfast menu includes buttermilk-battered fried chicken with a bacon waffle served with syrup. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast, lunch and early dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. $

Betsy's Pancake House
2542 Canal St., (504) 822-0214
Belgian waffles can be topped with apple, blueberry or strawberry preserves or pecans with butter and whipped cream. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Sun.-Fri. $

Buffa's Bar & Restaurant
1001 Esplanade Ave., (504) 949-0038;
Jambalaya is made with beer-soaked Johnsonville bratwursts. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. $$

City Diner
3116 S. I-10 Service Road E., Metairie, (504) 831-1030;
The Bottom of the Bowl is a bread bowl filled with crawfish, shrimp and crabmeat in Cajun cream sauce and topped with cheddar and pepper Jack cheeses and green onions. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night daily. $

Clover Grill
900 Bourbon St., (504) 598-1010;
For a breakfast special, a pork chop is served with two eggs, toast and hash browns or grits. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. $

Daisy Dukes
121 Chartres St., (504) 561-5171; 123 Carondelet St., (504) 522-2218; 308 St. Charles Ave., (504) 522-2233; 5209 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, (504) 883-5513;
The blackened fish platter includes a cup of gumbo, fried green tomatoes with remoulade and a biscuit. Delivery available in the French Quarter and CBD. No reservations. Hours vary by location. $

Deja Vu Bar & Grill
400 Dauphine St., (504) 523-1931;
The Deja Vu omelet is filled with diced ham, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, tomatoes and cheddar cheese. Delivery available in the French Quarter. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. $

P&G Restaurant & Bar
345 Baronne St., (504) 525-9678
Red beans and rice is served with smoked sausage. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. $

St. Charles Tavern
1433 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-9823
The seafood plate features fried catfish, fried shrimp, a crab cake, french fries and coleslaw. Delivery available. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. $$

Slim Goodies Diner
3322 Magazine St., (504) 891-3447;
The Guatemalan breakfast includes two eggs, black beans, avocado, plantains, salsa and tortillas. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily. $

Steve's Diner
Place St. Charles, 201 St. Charles Ave., (504) 522-8198;
A grilled 8-ounce catfish fillet is served with lemon-butter-pepper sauce and two sides, such as vegetables, a casserole or fries. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. $

Ted's Frostop
3100 Calhoun St., (504) 861-3615;
The Lot-O-Burger is dressed and served with fries. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. $

African | American | Bar & Grill | Barbecue
Brewpub | Burgers | Cafe | Cajun | Caribbean/Cuban/Jamaican
Chinese | Coffee & Dessert | Contemporary | Creole
Deli | Diner | French | German | Greek | Indian/Pakistani
Italian | Japanese/Sushi | Korean | Latin American
Louisiana Contemporary | Mediterranean/Middle Eastern
Mexican | Music & Food | Neighborhood | Pan-Asian
Pizza | Sandwiches & Po-boys | Seafood | Soul Food
Steakhouse | Tapas/Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese

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