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Summer Restaurant Guide 2015: H


Half Shell Oyster Bar & Grill
3101 Esplanade Ave., (504) 298-0504;
Char-broiled Voodoo Blue oysters are topped with bacon and blue cheese. The fried seafood platter includes shrimp, fish, oysters and crab balls. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon. Credit cards. $$

Hana Japanese Restaurant
8116 Hampson St., (504) 865-1634
The Who Dat roll combines spicy tuna, tempura shrimp and snow crab and is topped with tuna, salmon and avocado. The No Name roll bundles tuna, salmon, eel, tamago, snow crab and smelt roe in soy paper topped with more smelt roe, crunchy flakes, eel sauce and Hana sauce. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Handsome Willy's Patio Bar & Lounge
218 S. Robertson St., (504) 525-0377;
The Flying Pig burrito combines ginger beer-marinated pulled pork, bacon, hot peppers and cheddar. The Magnificent Seven burrito is filled with beef, pork, chicken, bacon and black beans. No reservations. Dinner and late-night Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Happy Italian Pizzeria
7105 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, (504) 305-4666;
The muffuletta calzone has a sesame seed crust. Veal and spinach cannelloni comes with fresh wheat fettuccine or gluten-free pasta. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch daily, dinner Mon-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Harbor Bar & Grill
3024 17th St., Metairie, (504) 832-4117;
The filet special features a 10-ounce steak with a choice of sides. The Harbor burger is a 12-ounce patty topped with melted cheddar on po-boy bread or a bun. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Hard Rock Cafe
125 Bourbon St., (504) 529-5617;
Twisted Macaroni chicken features grilled chicken over three-cheese cavatappi pasta with roasted red peppers and Parmesan-parsley breadcrumbs. Salmon is wrapped in cedar paper, grilled and drizzled with sweet and spicy barbecue sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant
701 St. Charles Ave., (504) 524-4114;
Muscovy duck leg confit is served with dirty rice and citrus gastrique. Louisiana shrimp are served with Calasparra rice, artichokes and maitake mushrooms. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Heritage Grill
111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 934-4900;
The prime sirloin burger is topped with sharp cheddar, house-made ketchup, local tomatoes, lettuce and grilled red onions on a house-made pain de mie roll and served with fries. Seared ahi tuna is served with mixed greens, Napa cabbage, cucumbers, local tomatoes, edamame and ponzu vinaigrette. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $$

Hickory Cafe & Grill
1313 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 737-0033;
The focaccia burger is an 8-ounce patty topped with pepper Jack cheese, bacon, roasted red peppers, spinach and basil mayonnaise on focaccia bread. The redfish po-boy features blackened redfish dressed with tartar sauce, lettuce, tomatoes and pickles. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., brunch Sat. Credit cards. $$

High Hat Cafe
4500 Freret St., (504) 754-1336;
The fried catfish basket is available with three pieces, four pieces or a whole catfish and is served with french fries, coleslaw, pickles and hushpuppies. The High Hat burger is a half pound patty with pimiento cheese on a brioche bun. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Hillbilly Bar-B-Q
2317 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 738-1508;
Dry-rubbed pork spare ribs are smoked over Kentucky hickory wood. Loaded baked potatoes can be topped with pork, beef, chicken or Hillbilly chili and cheese. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $

Hoa Hong/9 Roses
1100 Stephens St., Gretna, (504) 366-7665;
Hot-and-sour soup features a choice of fish, shrimp or chicken in tangy broth with tomatoes, pineapple and okra. Diners can cook beef in a hot vinegar bath at their table and wrap it in rice paper with vegetables, herbs and sweet and spicy sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

Hobnobber Cafe
5928 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, (504) 734-8448;
Daily specials include chicken and sausage gumbo. Monday's red beans special comes with smoked sausage or a breaded pork chop. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Horinoya Restaurant
920 Poydras St., (504) 561-8914;
The wagyu beef appetizer is a small portion of beef cooked tableside on a hot stone and served with ponzu sauce. Tuna tataki is seared rare tuna in house sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

1940 Dauphine St., (504) 459-4676;
Sweet potato and shrimp beignets are flash-fried and served with spicy mayonnaise. The waffle cochon is a cornbread waffle topped with pulled pork, chimichurri and house-pickled peppers. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

House Of Blues
225 Decatur St., (504) 310-4999;
The Voodoo shrimp are jumbo shrimp sauteed in amber beer reduction and served over house-made jalapeno cornbread. Shrimp and grits features jumbo shrimp simmered in chipotle garlic cream sauce served over a fried grit-cake with sweet teardrop tomatoes. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Houston's Restaurant
1755 St. Charles Ave., (504) 524-1578;
Grilled salmon comes with Creole mustard sauce, whipped potatoes and vegetables. Shrimp Louis salad combines poached jumbo shrimp, avocado, teardrop tomatoes and herbs over a lettuce wedge. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards.  $$$

Huck Finn's Cafe
135 Decatur St., (504) 529-8600;
The Honey Island alligator platter includes blackened alligator, alligator sausage and remoulade. The jambalaya wrap features smoked chicken, tasso and andouille jambalaya, cheddar cheese, green onions and Creole tomato dressing in a tortilla. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Huey P's Pizzeria
139 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 366-1818;
Who Dat pizza is topped with prosciutto, ground beef, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and pepperoncinis. Barbecue shrimp and grits features barbecue shrimp atop creamy cheese grits with a grilled biscuit. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

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