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Crabcakes are served with a crisp crust at the Munch Factory. 

Canseco’s Market

5217 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 218-8426; See Mid-City section for restaurant description.

Catty Shack

1839 Gentilly Blvd., (504) 372-3150;

Catty fish tacos feature fried local catfish fillets topped with cabbage, cilantro and chipotle mayonnaise. No reservations. Lunch Sat.-Sun., dinner Thu.-Tue. $

Homegrown Pizza

6325 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 644-4762;

A Spicy Mike Pizza includes hot capicola, house-pickled hot peppers, mozzarella cheese, garlic, olive oil and honey. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. $

Messina’s Runway Cafe

New Orleans Lakefront Airport, 6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd., (504) 241-5300;

Jimmy Wedell pasta includes shrimp, crabmeat and crawfish in basil cream sauce over angel hair pasta. Reservations accepted for large parties. Breakfast and lunch Tue.-Sun. $$

The Munch Factory

Joeseph M. Bartholomew Municipal Golf Course, 6514 Congress Drive;

See Uptown section for restaurant description.

The Original Fiorella’s Cafe

5325 Franklin Ave., (504) 309-0352;

Fried chicken platters come with two sides such as salad, fries, potato salad or mashed potatoes. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Mon.-Sat. $$

Sammy’s Food Service &Deli

3000 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 947-0675;

A Ray Ray sandwich is fried chicken topped with ham and Swiss cheese on Leidenheimer bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Sat., early dinner Fri. $

Sassafras Restaurant

2501 Leon C. Simon Blvd., (504) 288-3939;

St. Roch seafood pasta features sauteed crawfish tails and Gulf shrimp over angel hair pasta with cream sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch daily, dinner Mon. and Wed.-Sat., brunch Sun. $$


1845 Gentilly Blvd., (504) 351-3664;

See French Quarter section for restaurant description.

Zimmer’s Seafood

4915 St. Anthony Ave., (504) 282-7150;

Marinated crab claw salad includes celery, parsley, garlic, lemon and Italian dressing. No reservations. Lunch and early dinner Tue.-Sat. $

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