Bouligny Tavern

3641 Magazine St., 891-1810

The chef/owner behind Lilette offers elegant bar food in a sumptuous setting.


520 Capdeville St., 371-5161

Find burgers and fancy cheese fries in a practically hidden downtown location.

Maurepas Foods

3200 Burgundy St., 267-0072

The menu features small plates of hearty and farm-fresh food and there are great cocktails.


625 Chartres St., 265-8123

This unassuming spot near Jackson Square offers market salads, burgers and pastas.

The Three Muses

536 Frenchmen St., 252-4801

Live music and global tapas combine for an entertaining happy hour on Frenchmen Street.