6751 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 267-0701
Fax: (504) 267-0706
This neighborhood hot spot is located Uptown and features seafood. Walls of this low-ceilinged bar are adorned with football jerseys and memorabilia. A jukebox contributes to the loud atmosphere. Steaming pots of boiled shrimp, crabs and crawfish are ready to be washed down with ice-cold beer. Po-boys here feature a variety of choices including crawfish tails, oysters, meatballs in tomato sauce or roast beef with gravy.
This contemporary bistro located Uptown offers upscale yet comfortable dining. The decor is minimal with neutral colored walls and ceiling fans above the bentwood chairs and white linen tablecloths. The easy, sophisticated charm is a favorite with professional and business types from nearby uptown neighborhoods. Dishes are imaginative twists on New Orleans favorites. Specialties include the fresh sautéed fish in cream sauce flavored with craw fish stock and fried oysters matched with Brie. The cozy bar is known for its single-malt scotch selection.
Domilise's Po-Boys is your average neighborhood eatery, located not too far from Jefferson Avenue. A completely unglamorous place, this is the kind of restaurant you find by accident. However, it's known for its tasty, quantitative food at cheap prices and one could call it a teenager's paradise. The Sausage po-boy & Shrimp po-boy, are recommended amongst the long list of snacks. Because of it's compact space, the wait for a table during the peak lunch hours is long, so an early drop-by is advised. This unpretentious place is a good choice if you want to simply grab a bite.
A casual, open air restaurant that offers great food, a dance hall, and a catering facility. Bayou Barn even has its own line of cajun seasonings and an on-site gift shop. The restaurant hosts cajun parties, cajun dancing, and cajun festivals. They also offer daily swamp tours and canoe rentals.
Fine food with French influence makes up the majority of the menu at Patois. Entrees like Roasted Whole Poussin, Paneed Mississippi Rabbit, Gulf Shrimp and House Made Fettuccine draw diners to this Uptown eatery. Appetizers like Sautéed Sweetbreads and Moules Frites, and desserts the Dark Chocolate Mousse Bomb and Amaretti Zeppoli keep them at their tables all evening. The dining room is small and can get crowded quickly on Friday and Saturday nights, but the above average service and friendly neighborhood atmosphere combined with the elegant cuisine make any wait worthwhile.
If you like to start your evenings late and end them early in the morning, then F&M Patio Bar is the hot spot for you. Dancing, pool tables, and a kitchen that stays open as long as you can stay awake are just a few of the features. There is also a tropical patio, jukebox and one of those fun photo booths, so you are sure not to miss a minute of memorable moments!
Flaming Torch offers patrons French Continental Cuisine in an intimate Uptown dining room. The restaurant opens for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch and serves New Orleans favorites like Shrimp Remoulade and Barbecue Shrimp next to French creations like Coquille St. Jaques au Gratin and Le Foie Lyonnaise. Come in for Sunday Brunch to try dishes like Shrimp and Grits, Eggs Sardou, and Jumbo Lump Crab with Poached Eggs over toasted English muffins. Flaming Torch's fine food and friendly service make it an ideal destination for a special occasion or nice, quiet dinner. - Bethany Culp
There is no greater pleasure on a steamy New Orleans afternoon than letting the sweet icy flecks from a Hansen's Sno-Bliz melt on your tongue. Since Ernest Hansen set out the make a better sno-ball by building his first Sno-Bliz sno-ball machine in the 1930s, the family-run Hansen's Sno-Bliz has been a summertime tradition for many New Orleanians. Standing at the current Tchoupitoulas location since 1944, sno-ball lovers have lined up to order the Hansen family version of the sweet shaved ice. Sugary syrups like cream of peach, chocolate, strawberry, lemonade, and nectar flavor the icy mounds and provide instant heat relief summer after summer.
Reginelli's Pizzeria in the University area serves some of the best pizza in the city. The pizzeria is not much to look at, with a few scattered tables and unadorned walls, but it makes up for it with the food. You can also dine outside on sidewalk as you partake of their specialty pizza. The menu includes pizzas such as the 'Uptowner' and 'Irish Feast' which has new potatoes, fresh tomatoes and chicken as toppings. They also serve baked pasta entrees such as their stuffed shells and manicotti.
For a picnic in the park or a gourmet meal at home, pick up gourmet eats at Chez Nous Charcuterie. Chez Nous prepares and packages fine dining meals for patrons to pick up and eat at their convenience. Several tables are available for dining in the small shop, but most meals are taken to go. The menu changes regularly, but always offers a variety of options. Entrée choices range from local favorites like Red Beans and Rice and Pecan Crusted Catfish Filets with Sweet Potato Mash to flavorful dishes like Veal Stroganoff and Mesquite Smoked Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing.
France meets the Caribbean in New Orleans at this modest, yet charming dining room with a tropical courtyard. Attractive photographs and brilliantly colored Caribbean scenes bring the pale yellow walls of this small restaurant to life. The Caribbean influence continues in the kitchen where the combination of herbs and spices used results in unusually mouth-watering flavors. From poached oysters with cayenne and lime to lamb sausage with mint beans—it is very good. The tropical theme of the dessert fare includes sorbets and fresh mango.
Taqueria Corona beckons you with authentic Mexican cuisine on its platter. Bang in the middle of Magazine Street, this place offers tortilla tacos topped with pico and cilantro and fish entrees that promise you a whirlwind of taste. The delicious smells from the open kitchen whets your appetite. Polish off with the traditional arroz con leche for dessert. This modest joint is popular with collegians and local celebrities alike. The whiff of freshly grilled onions and spices, hip swinging Latin music and deliciously flavored food takes you straight to Mexico!