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New Orleans Winter Restaurant Guide 2015: Deli

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Back to the Garden
833 Howard Ave., Suite 100, (504) 299-8792
Char-broiled chicken salad includes greens, avocado, tomato, carrots and cucumber. Vegetable stir-fry features broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, mushrooms, onions, garlic and tamari sauce served with brown rice. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast Mon.-Fri., lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Breaux Mart
Citywide; www.breauxmart.com
At the grocery chain's deli counter, crispy fried catfish comes with sides like macaroni and cheese or fried okra. Monday's red beans and rice special comes with a baked or fried pork chop and side items. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Canseco's Market
1519 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 835-5979; 3135 Esplanade Ave., (504) 322-2594; 5217 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 218-8426; www.cansecos.com
These grocery stores offer sandwiches and entrees from the deli counter plus baked goods, cheeses and more. The pressed Cuban sandwich is filled with marinated pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard. Garlic roast beef is cooked in-house and served hot on French bread. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Cochon Butcher
930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-7675; www.cochonbutcher.com
The charcuterie plate features house-made sausages and cured meats such as Genoa salami, spicy fennel sausage and hog's head cheese served with house-made crackers and accoutrements. The pork belly sandwich combines braised pork, cucumbers, mint and chili-lime aioli on white bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Crabby Jack's
428 Jefferson Hwy., (504) 833-2722; www.crabbyjacksnola.com
Jacques Imo's chef/owner Jacques Leonardi's lunch counter serves a slow roasted duck po-boy on French bread. Fried chicken made with the same recipe as Jacques-Imo's comes on a platter with red beans, dirty rice, fries, coleslaw, potato salad or jambalaya. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Dorignac's
710 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 834-8216; www.dorignacs.com
The grocery's deli section serves sandwiches, burgers and lunch plates. Corn and crab soup is a cream-based soup with basil and oregano. Traditional crawfish etouffee is made from scratch. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Guillory's Deli & Tamales
3708 Derbigny St., Metairie, (504) 833-1390; www.guillorysdeliandtamales.com
Mr. G's burger is a house-ground chuck patty topped with house-made chili. The hot tamale sandwich is topped with chili and cheese on French bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Kosher Cajun New York Deli & Grocery
3519 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 888-2010; www.koshercajun.com
The J&N Special is corned beef, pastrami, horseradish, mustard and coleslaw on rye and is served hot. The kosher fried shrimp po-boy features imitation shrimp dressed with cocktail sauce, lettuce and tomato. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch Sun.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Thu. Credit cards.  $

La Bella's
2118 Third St., Kenner, (504) 466-4675; www.labellascatering.com
Fish tacos feature grilled fish in flour tortillas topped with thinly sliced cabbage slaw, avocado, pico de gallo and lime-dill sauce. The muffuletta combines Genoa salami, ham, provolone cheese and house-made olive salad on a toasted muffuletta bun. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

Lakeview Grocery
801 Harrison Ave., (504) 293-1201; www.lakeviewgrocery.com
Red beans and rice is served with a grilled pork chop or smoked sausage. Spicy California rolls combine crab, cucumber and avocado wrapped in seaweed with sesame seeds and spicy sauce. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Langenstein's
800 Metairie Road, Suite G, Metairie, (504) 831-6682; 1330 Arabella St., (504) 899-9283; www.langensteins.com
The better cheddar dip combines white cheddar cheese, walnuts, garlic and scallions. Shrimp salad is made with Gulf shrimp, Creole mustard, mayonnaise, horseradish and capers. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks.  $

Mardi Gras Zone
2706 Royal St., (504) 947-8787; www.mardigraszonesupermarket.net
The grocery store serves sandwiches and entrees from the deli counter and pizzas baked in a wood-burning oven. House-made breads include Kalamata olive loaf. Pepperoni pizza includes ricotta, basil and fresh tomatoes on a hand-tossed crust. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $

Martin Wine Cellar
3827 Baronne St., (504) 894-7444; 714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie, (504) 896-7350; www.martinwine.com
The Baronne Beast features rare roast beef, ham, lettuce, tomatoes and mayonnaise served hot or cold on French bread. The Martin special salad is made with green leaf lettuce, bacon, avocado, tomatoes, boiled egg, radishes and blue cheese. Reservations accepted. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

McAlister's Deli
Citywide; www.mcalistersdeli.com
The club sandwich has layers of ham, turkey, cheddar, applewood-smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and honey mustard on toasted wheat bread. The Spud Max potato is loaded with ham, turkey, bacon, melted Swiss and cheddar cheeses, olives, scallions and sour cream. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Nor-Joe Import Company
505 Frisco Ave., Metairie, (504) 833-9240; www.norjoe.com
The muffuletta features Italian meats, cheeses and olive salad on Sicilian sesame bread. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Quarter Master Deli
1100 Bourbon St., (504) 529-1416; www.quartermasterdeli.net
This corner shop offers sandwiches and entrees from the deli counter plus snacks, chips and drinks. The grilled chicken sandwich is dressed with honey mustard, lettuce and tomato. The club sandwich features turkey, ham, bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce and tomato. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Cash only. $

Qwik Chek Deli & Catering
2018 Clearview Pkwy., Metairie, (504) 456-6362; www.qwikchekdeliandcatering.com
The roast beef po-boy is dressed with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on French bread. Caesar salad can be topped with either grilled chicken or shrimp. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Radosta's Restaurant & Deli
249 Aris Ave., Metairie, (504) 831-1537
The Cajun Delight po-boy is filled with crawfish cakes and fried green tomatoes dressed with remoulade, romaine and scallions. Angela's special po-boy features boneless pork chops topped with sweet and sour sauce, grilled bell peppers and onions. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Rouses
Citywide; www.rouses.com
The markets offer soup and salad bars, sandwiches, pizza, sushi, Asian noodle dishes, burritos and more. Some locations serve the Zydeco Fest panino with roast beef, blue cheese, tomato, greens and Worcestershire aioli. Mediterranean pizza is topped with black olives, artichoke, spinach and feta. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Richard Sutton offers more than 100 cheeses from around the globe at St. James Cheese Company. - PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
  • Photo by Cheryl Gerber
  • Richard Sutton offers more than 100 cheeses from around the globe at St. James Cheese Company.

St. James Cheese Company
5004 Prytania St., (504) 899-4737; www.stjamescheese.com
The cheesemonger offers a wide selection of cheeses from around the globe. Inspired by French onion soup, the Gruyere sandwich features caramelized onions and cheese pressed between slices of multigrain bread. Manchego salad includes arugula, pear slices and almonds. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Sammy's Deli
3000 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 947-0675; www.sammysfood.com
The menu includes po-boys, burgers, fried or grilled seafood, fried chicken and more. The Ray Ray sandwich includes fried chicken breast, grilled ham and Swiss cheese. Blue cheese and bacon top a three-quarter-pound ground chuck patty. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Stein's Market & Deli
2207 Magazine St., (504) 527-0771; www.steinsdeli.net
The Italian hoagie is made with mortadella, Molinari Genoa, Molinari hot coppa, aged provolone, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and house-made garlic vinaigrette on a 12-inch Amoroso's hoagie roll. The Mumbler sandwich features prosciutto di Parma, Italian Taleggio cheese, arugula and aged balsamic vinegar on house-made ciabatta. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. Credit cards and checks. $

Tag's Meat Market & Deli
1207 E. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 277-6594
This market specializes in house-made Italian sausages. The Butcher Boy is a half-pound burger served with french fries and a drink. For a lunch special on Thursdays, a 9-ounce rib-eye steak is served with fries and bread. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Verti Marte
1201 Royal St., (504) 525-4767
The All That Jazz po-boy fills grilled French bread with ham, turkey, shrimp, American and Swiss cheeses, grilled mushrooms, tomatoes and house "wow" sauce. Barbecued ribs are served with macaroni and cheese, baked beans and two vegetable sides. Delivery available. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Cash only. $

Welty's Deli and Catering
336 Camp St., (504) 592-0223; www.weltysdeli.com
Napa salad features mixed greens, wine-soaked cranberries, hardwood-smoked bacon, toasted walnuts, apples, blue cheese and sugarcane pepper jelly vinaigrette. The French dip sandwich features medium-rare roast beef and aged provolone cheese on French bread served au jus. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Whole Foods Market
300 N. Broad St., Suite 103, (504) 434-3364; 3420 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 888-8225; 5600 Magazine St., (504) 899-9119; www.wholefoodsmarket.com
The market offers sandwiches, pizza, baked goods, a salad bar and prepared dishes. Root vegetable gratin is topped with breadcrumbs and cheese. Smoked mozzarella pasta salad combines smoked mozzarella, Parmesan, basil and penne pasta. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $$





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