517 Frenchmen St., (504) 942-1345; www.13monaghan.com

Srirachos are potato tots topped with chicken or tofu, cheddar, jalapenos, cilantro and house-made Sriracha sauce. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Adolfo's Restaurant

611 Frenchmen St., (504) 948-3800

Chicken Tyler has a piccata-style sauce of capers, artichoke, lemon and butter served with salad or pasta. No reservations. Dinner daily. Cash only. $$

Arabella Casa di Pasta

2258 St. Claude Ave., (504) 267-6108; www.arabellanola.com

Shrimp picatta features shrimp, arugula and lemon-infused extra virgin olive oil tossed with fettuccine. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$


514 Frenchmen St., (504) 944-8461; www.bamboulasnola.com

The Ultimate grilled cheese sandwich includes blackened shrimp and Gouda cheese on sourdough bread served with french fries. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Bittersweet Confections

St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave., (504) 523-2626; www.bittersweetconfections.com

See Warehouse District section for restaurant description.

Buffa's Bar & Restaurant

1001 Esplanade Ave., (504) 949-0038; www.buffasbar.com

Jambalaya is made with beer-soaked Johnsonville bratwursts. No reservations. Open 24 hours daily. Credit cards. $$

Cafe Rose Nicaud

632 Frenchmen St., (504) 949-3300; www.caferosenicaud.com

The Rose Benedict features sunny side up eggs, tomatoes, avocado, caramelized onions and Asiago cheese on a biscuit with organic rosemary cheese grits. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $

Dat Dog

601 Frenchmen St., (504) 309-3362; www.datdog.com

See Uptown section for restaurant description.

Elysian Seafood

St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave., (504) 323-9123; www.elysianseafood.com

Pan-roasted Gulf fish is served with a tomato, chorizo and white wine sauce, roasted poblano aioli and garlic crostini. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

The Franklin

2600 Dauphine St., (504) 267-0640; www.thefranklinnola.com

Lamb ribs are served with fig barbecue sauce, cucumber and mint. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$


1940 Dauphine St., (504) 459-4676; www.hornsnola.com

The waffle couchon features a cornbread waffle topped with pulled pork, chimichurri and pickled peppers. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner Thu.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $


2315 St. Claude Ave., (504) 383-4328; www.kebabnola.com

A German doner kebab includes free-range dark-meat chicken, pickled cucumbers, cabbage, red onions, garlic aioli and tangy mustard on house-made bread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Mon., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $


Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-8855; www.siberianola.com

A Polboy is a grilled Polish sausage topped with spicy cabbage, fried onions, mustard, tomato and pickles on French bread. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Cash only. $

Melba's New Orleans Po-Boys

1525 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 267-7765; www.eatatmelbas.com

Fried chicken platters include wings or tenders and sides such as cabbage, cornbread, grits, fries, jambalaya or macaroni and cheese. No reservations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Mimi's in the Marigny

2601 Royal St., (504) 872-9868; www.mimismarigny.com

The tapas menu includes mushroom and goat cheese empanadas served with aioli. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Mona's Cafe

504 Frenchmen St., (504) 949-4115; www.monascafeanddeli.com

See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

The New Feelings Marigny Cafe, Bar and Courtyard Lounge

535 Franklin Ave., (504) 446-0040; www.feelingscafebar.com

Shrimp and grits features New Orleans-style barbecue sauce, Gouda cheese grits and collard greens. Reservations accepted. Lunch Fri., dinner Tue.-Sat., late-night Fri.-Sat., brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

New Orleans Cake Cafe & Bakery

2440 Chartres St., (504) 943-0010; www.nolacakes.com

A crabmeat sandwich is dressed with melted brie, bacon and wilted spinach on house-made challah bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon. and Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Paladar 511

511 Marigny St., (504) 509-6782; www.paladar511.com

Yellowfin tuna conserva is an Italian-style poached fish served with heirloom tomatoes, fingerling potatoes and haricots verts with basil aioli. Dinner Wed.-Mon., brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

The Praline Connection

542 Frenchmen St., (504) 943-3934; www.pralineconnection.com

The Taste of Soul is a three-course sampler with a gumbo, a New Orleans-style soul food entree and bread pudding. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Rare Form

405 Frenchmen St., (504) 402-3285; www.rareformfrenchmen.com

Chicken and waffles feature fried chicken tenders over a Belgian waffle served with Sriracha maple sauce. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Royal Sushi & Bar

1913 Royal St., (504) 827-1900; www.royalsushinola.com

The Geisha Kiss roll features tuna, salmon, yellowtail, snow crab, asparagus, avocado, cucumber and masago. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Silk Road

2483 Royal St., (504) 944-6666; www.silkroadnola.com

Thai green curry is made with green chilies, coconut cream and Thai basil and comes with chicken, shrimp or vegetables. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

626 Frenchmen St., (504) 949-0696; www.snugjazz.com

Fish Marigny features a fried fillet topped with Gulf shrimp in Creole cream sauce. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Spotted Cat Food & Spirits

New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., (504) 371-5074; www.spottedcatfoodspirits.com

Sweet potato gnocchi are served with pumpkin spice cream sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Wed.-Sat., brunch Sat-Sun. Credit cards. $$


2200 Royal St., (504) 948-9309; www.sukhothainola.com

Panang duck is seared duck breast in mild curry with carrots, zucchini, bell peppers, coconut milk, sweet basil and kaffir lime leaves. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Three Muses

536 Frenchmen St., (504) 252-4801, www.3musesnola.com

Beer-braised Kurobuta pork belly is served on scallion pancakes with apple chutney. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$


900 Frenchmen St., (504) 943-9433; www.wasabinola.com

Poke salad includes tuna, avocado, cucumber, squid salad, seaweed salad, smelt roe and ponzu sauce. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Who Dat Coffee Cafe

2401 Burgundy St., (504) 872-0360; www.facebook.com/whodatcoffeecafe

Not Yo Mama's corn cakes are covered in creamy egg sauce, cheddar cheese, bacon bits and green onions. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch daily. Credit cards. $$

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