Chef Levi Raines is a partner at Bywater American Bistro.

Bacchanal Wine

600 Poland Ave., (504) 948-9111;

A whole grilled fish is served with salsa verde, fried leeks, capers and herbs. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. $$

Bratz Y’all!

617 Piety St., (504) 301-3222;

Wiener schnitzel is a breaded veal cutlet served with cucumber and herb salad and German potato salad or french fries. Delivery available. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun., late-night Sat. $$

Bywater American Bistro

2900 Chartres St., (504) 605-3827;

Steamed red snapper is served with broccoli rabe and Crystal hollandaise. Reservations accepted. Dinner Wed.-Sun., brunch Sat.-Sun. $$$

Cafe Dauphine

5229 Dauphine St., (504) 309-6391;

Lizardi rolls are egg rolls filled with cabbage, crabmeat, shrimp and crawfish seasoned with Asian and Cajun spices and served with sweet chili sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch Wed.-Mon., dinner Wed.-Sat. and Mon. $$


3014 Dauphine St., (504) 507-0691;

A kimchi BLT features slab bacon, tomato, lettuce, house-made kimchi and gochujang aioli on Bellegarde Bakery sourdough bread. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu. $

The Country Club

634 Louisa St., (504) 945-0742;

Duck confit and kale salad includes roasted sweet potatoes, sliced apple, pecans, dried cherries, goat cheese and maple mustard and tahini dressing. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. $$$

Elizabeth’s Restaurant

601 Gallier St., (504) 944-9272;

For brunch, the Bayou breakfast includes fried catfish, two eggs and grits or potatoes. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and early dinner Mon.-Fri., brunch Sat.-Sun. $$

Jack Dempsey’s Restaurant

738 Poland Ave., (504) 943-9914;

A Jack Dempsey platter for two features gumbo, shrimp, catfish, crab balls, crawfish pies and two sides. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Wed.-Sat. $$

The Joint

701 Mazant St., (504) 949-3232;

A two-meat combo platter includes choices of meats such as pulled pork, brisket, ribs, sausage or chicken and a side. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. $$


3021 St. Claude Ave., (504) 272-0205;

A Hawaii Consolidated burger features a Louisiana pasture-raised beef patty, teriyaki sauce, Canadian bacon, Monterey Jack cheese and pineapple jam. Patrons must be 21 to enter the bar. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. $


1117 Montegut St.;

Wagyu beef tataki is served with anchoiade sauce. Reservations accepted. Dinner Mon.-Sat. $$

Pizza Delicious

617 Piety St., (504) 676-8482;

A spicy Italian sausage pizza includes peppers and caramelized onions. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. $

Polly’s Bywater Cafe

3325 St. Claude Ave., (504) 459-4571;

Corned beef hash is topped with two eggs and served with a biscuit. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Mon. $$

Red’s Chinese

3048 St. Claude Ave., (504) 304-6030;

Craw Rangoons are fried wontons filled with crawfish and cream cheese served with diced jalapenos and honey sauce. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. $$


3218 Dauphine St., (504) 304-5962;

Green Eggs and Ham features scrambled eggs, pesto, Nueske’s ham, Swiss cheese and red onion on a bagel or toast. Delivery available. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch daily. $

Shake Sugary

3304 St. Claude Ave., (504) 355-9345;

Biscuits are topped with mushroom gravy, and egg and cheese are optional additions. No reservations. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Sun. $

Suis Generis

3219 Burgundy St., (504) 309-7850;

The changing menu features dishes such as short rib and duck ravioli with lemon-dill-horseradish cream, fried Brussels sprouts and garlic bread. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner Wed.-Sun., late-night Thu.-Sat., brunch Sat.-Sun. $$


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