2017 fall restaurant guide: Kenner & Beyond_lowres

Ted Williams barbecues full racks of ribs at Ted’s Smokehouse BBQ.

The Big Cheezy

3232 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-5349; www.thebigcheezy.com

 The Flying Dutchman includes smoked turkey, applewood-smoked bacon, Gouda cheese and honey mustard on country-style white bread. No reservations. Hours vary by location. Credit cards. $

Brazilian Market & Cafe

2424 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 468-3533; www.brazilianmarketcafe.com

 Traditional feijoada — a black bean stew with pork sausage, ribs and shoulder served with collard greens, orange slices and farofa — is a Saturday special. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and early dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Casa Tequila

3229 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-5423; www.facebook.com/casatequilakenne

r Beef fajitas are served with grilled peppers and onions, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, rice, beans and flour or corn tortillas. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Fong's Chinese & Cantonese Restaurant

2101 Williams Blvd., Suite G, Kenner, (504) 467-9928

Fong's Triple Treat is a stir-fry of shrimp, roasted pork, white-meat chicken, snow peas, water chestnuts and bamboo shoots. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

French Press Coffeehouse

3236 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-0276; www.frenchpresscoffeehouse.net

See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Gendusa's Italian Market

405 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-5305; www.gendusasitalian.com

The eggplant Parmesan sub features battered and baked eggplant medallions topped with red gravy and melted mozzarella on French bread. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Harbor Seafood & Oyster Bar

3203 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 443-3474; www.fishermanscoveseafood.com

The stuffed eggplant pirogue is fried eggplant stuffed with eggplant crabmeat dressing, topped with crawfish cream sauce and served with vegetables or potatoes, salad and French bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Kenner Seafood

3140 Loyola Drive, Kenner, (504) 466-4701; www.kennerseafood.net

The seafood boat includes fried shrimp, oysters, fish and french fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

The Kupcake Factory

3319 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 464-8884; www.thekupcakefactory.com

See Carrollton/University section for restaurant description.

Middendorf's

30160 Highway 51 S., Akers, (985) 386-6666; www.middendorfsrestaurant.com

Thin-sliced, cornmeal-crusted fried catfish is served with fries, coleslaw and hushpuppies. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Mr. Ed's Seafood & Italian Restaurant

910 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 463-3030; www.mredsrestaurants.com/mr-eds

Eggplant casserole is stuffed with shrimp and crabmeat and served with potatoes and steamed vegetables. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Nola Nica

16 W. Airline Drive, Suite B, Kenner, (504) 405-0375; www.facebook.com/nolanica

Bistec encebollado is pan-seared beef served with onions, black beans, sweet plantains and rice. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Parran's Po-Boys & Restaurant

2321 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 305-6422; www.parranspoboys.com

See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Sake Cafe

817 W. Esplanade Ave., Suite B, Kenner, (504) 468-8829; www.sakecafela.com

The New Orleans roll includes tempura flakes and crawfish topped with spicy tuna, snow crab and wasabi tabiko served with eel avocado sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

The Second Line Co.

4345 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 466-4069; www.facebook.com/secondlineco

A 10-ounce beef patty burger is served with fries. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Smitty's Seafood

2000 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, (504) 468-1647

Smitty's seafood boat features fried shrimp, fish and oysters, stuffed crab, french fries and French bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Ted's Smokehouse BBQ

3809 Williams Blvd., Kenner, (504) 305-4393

Ted's special combination includes choices of three meats (sliced brisket, pulled pork, sausage, pork ribs) and two sides (baked beans, corn, coleslaw, potato salad). No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Truck Farm Tavern

11760 River Road, St. Rose, (504) 699-0099; www.truckfarmtavern.com

River Road barbecue shrimp are served in a sauce of Abita Amber, house-made Worcestershire sauce, roasted garlic butter and rosemary and served with French bread. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Thu.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Wayne Jacob's Smokehouse & Restaurant

769 W. Fifth St., LaPlace, (985)652-9990; www.wjsmokehouse.com

The Smokehouse platter includes slow-smoked chicken, brisket, ribs, smoked sausage, house-made barbecue sauce and tasso-cheddar grits. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Arabi/Chalmette | Bywater | CBD | Carrollton/University
Central City | Citywide | Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter | Gentilly/Lakefront | Harahan/Jefferson/ River Ridge
Kenner & Beyond | Lakeview | Metairie | Mid-City/Treme
New Orleans East | Uptown | Warehouse District

Northshore
Abita Springs | Covington | Madisonville
Mandeville | Outskirts | Slidell

West Bank
Algiers | Gretna | Harvey
Marrero | Other