Banana Blossom

Gretna Marketplace, 2112 Belle Chasse Highway, Suite 10, Gretna, (504) 392-7530; www.bananablossom504.com

Pad thai is available with chicken or shrimp tossed with egg, garlic, onion, carrots, bean sprouts, peanuts and tamarind sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

DiMartino's Famous New Orleans Muffulettas

1788 Carol Sue Ave., Gretna, (504) 392-7589; www.dimartinos.com

See West Bank — Marrero section for restaurant description. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Gambino's Bakery

300 Lapalco Blvd., Gretna, (504) 391-0600; www.gambinos.com

See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant

435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114; www.gattusos.net

The house burger features mushrooms, pepper Jack cheese and grilled onions. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Ground Pat'i Grille & Bar

11 Westbank Expressway, Gretna, (504) 367-9512; www.groundpati.com

See Metairie section for restaurant description.

Island Paradise Restaurant & Grill

635 Kepler St., Gretna, (504) 227-5544; www.facebook.com/islandparadise

The jerk chicken po-boy is dressed with lettuce and served with jerk fries. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Legacy Kitchen Steak and Chop

91 Westbank Expressway, Gretna, (504) 513-2606; www.legacykitchen.com

See Legacy Kitchen in Metairie section for restaurant description.

Mangu

2112 Belle Chasse Highway, Suite 7, Gretna, (504) 324-9870; www.facebook.com/letsmangu

Yaroa is roasted pork topped with cheese and served over sweet plantains or french fries. No reservations. Lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Nine Roses

1100 Stephens St., Gretna, (504) 366-7665; www.ninerosesrestaurant.com

Char-grilled pork tops a vermicelli bowl with lettuce, cucumbers, bean sprouts, mint, peanuts and fish sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $

The Red Maple

1036 Lafayette St., Gretna, (504) 367-0935; www.theredmaple.com

Grilled Gulf fish Pontchartrain is topped with crabmeat and mushroom sherry sauce. Reservations recommended. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Rivershack Gretna

714 1st St., Gretna, (504) 325-5530; www.facebook.com/rivershackgretna

Crab cake Benedict tops a biscuit with a fried crab cake, poached eggs and Creole hollandaise. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Saigon Noodle House

925 Behrman Highway, Suite 9, Gretna, (504) 393-8883; www.facebook.com/saigonnh

Pho ap chao dac biet is pan-fried noodles with shrimp, beef, pork, chicken squid, fish and vegetables. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Thu.-Tue. Credit cards. $$

Seersucker Restaurant & Catering

938 Hancock St., Gretna, (504) 702-8040; www.seersuckercatering.com

The Dirty Bird po-boy features fried chicken tenders, french fries, roast beef gravy and cheddar cheese. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Fri. Credit cards. $

Specialty Italian Bistro

2330 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna, (504) 391-1090; www.specialtyitaliabistro.com

Pecan-crusted catfish is served with sweet potato fries, garlic-cheese bread and salad. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Sun Ray Grill

2600 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna, (504) 391-0053; www.sunraygrill.com

Sesame-crusted seared ahi tuna is served with ponzu sauce, pickled ginger, wasabi, coconut rice and a cucumber and tomato salad with ginger vinaigrette. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Thanh Thanh Restaurant

131 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-8678; www.t2restaurant.com

Mama's pad thai is avail-able with chicken or shrimp sauteed with spicy sauce, rice noodles, carrots, bean sprouts, onions and garlic. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Tony Mandina's Restaurant

1915 Pratt St., Gretna, (504) 362-2010; www.tonymandinas.com

Grilled redfish Alia is topped with Louisiana jumbo lump crabmeat, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, capers, green onions and a sauce of lemon, white wine and butter. It's served with linguine. Reservations accepted. Lunch Tue.-Fri., dinner Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

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