Daiwa Japanese Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine

5033Lapalco Blvd., Suite B6, Marrero, (504) 875-4203; www.daiwasushi.com

Kimchi and seafood yaki udon is seafood pan-fried with thick udon noodles and served with spicy kimchi sauce. The Cowboy roll features crawfish and marinated and seared beef topped with eel sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

DiMartino's Famous New Orleans Muffulettas

6641 Westbank Expwy., Suite A, Marrero, (504) 341-4096; www.dimartinos.com

See West Bank — Gretna for restaurant description.

The Olive Branch Cafe

1995 Barataria Blvd., Marrero; (504) 348-2008; 5145; www.olivebranchcafe.com.

Becky's Pasta features sauteed shrimp, red onions and mushroom in cream sauce over angel hair pasta with breaded eggplant and Parmesan. Barbecue chicken pizza is topped with barbecue sauce, grilled chicken, bacon, red onions and mozzarella and cheddar cheeses. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Shane's Rib Shack

1855 Barataria Blvd., Suite E, Marrero, (504) 341-2226; www.shanesribshack.com

The barbecue shack serves pulled pork, brisket, chicken, baby back ribs, smoked wings, potatoes, salads and more. The Shack sampler includes a quarter-rack of ribs, two chicken tenders and either a half-pound of pork or barbecued chicken, two sides and Texas toast. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

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