The Blind Pelican pizza is topped with Italian sausage, grilled shrimp, applewood-smoked bacon, peppers, roasted garlic, black olives and house-made marinara. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $
Overlooking the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, Samuel's Blind Pelican has a lush tropical patio. Oyster lovers can slurp their way through happy hour, when a dozen raw are $3 and a dozen char-grilled are $8.50 with an alcohol purchase. There's also a full menu of Cajun pub food. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-8 p.m. daily.