Basin barbecue shrimp and grits features shell-on shrimp and is served with a cheese biscuit. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. $$
With picturesque views of Lake Pontchartrain and West End Marina, this seafood restaurant offers a relaxed, family-friendly environment and plentiful outdoor seating. Its bar features an array of signature cocktails, including the popular Blue Crab Collins. An additional downstairs bar opens from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekends. Open Tue.-Sun. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tue.-Fri.