100 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 648-2143
Fax: (504) 648-2144
100 Westbank Expressway Building B , Gretna, LA, US, 70053
- Téléphone : (504) 648-2143
- Télécopie : (504) 648-2144
Bars et cafés
This delightfully old fashioned restaurant is a solid family oriented establishment. Simply casual without a lot of fuss is the overall picture of Joey K's. With patrons that vary from the single businessman to a couple with children, this is an eatery for all walks of life. Depending on the day of the week you can enjoy, corned beef and cabbage ,lamb shank and mustard greens or meatloaf. But never fear, on any given day you may have pan fried trout topped with crab meat and shrimp, the fabulous gumbo, fried seafood platters and a children's menu of grilled cheese or spaghetti with meatballs.
As you enter the Pontchartrain Hotel, this upscale lounge can be found right off the main lobby. A welcome addition in 1947, it remains a favorite stop for professionals as well as guests. Even if you are not a guest of the Pontchartrain, you might enjoy the cocktail hour. While you enjoy your drink, with complimentary hor d'oevres, notice the artwork that adorns the walls. These murals on canvas by local New Orleans artist, Charles Reinike, are considered priceless. For your entertainment, a piano bar plays from 9pm to 1am Thursdays through Sundays. It is open from Monday to Thursday, 4 pm onwards and from Friday to Sunday , 11 am onwards.
Houston's is for romantics and close friends, outfitted with low lighting and large comfortable booths. Representing the restaurants local roots, are the flags of Louisiana and France that adorn the beautiful vaulted ceiling. The bar sits to one side allowing those awaiting their table to listen to the piano; or to enjoy a drink while they look out over the restaurant. Houston's American cuisine is wonderful plus moderately priced and the wait staff is dedicated to creating a superb dining experience. Reservations are not accepted and the restaurant can be busy on weekends; be prepared for a half-hour wait or more.
This former grain and cotton warehouse now plays host to a funky bar and cutting edge music. The Howlin' Wolf plays host to national acts and local bands alike. The casual atmosphere feels like a neighborhood pub and the world-class music makes for an unmatched entertainment experience. Mondays are acoustic open mic night, so come and bring your guitar. The Wolf is also available for private parties. So get the party started!
This Warehouse District saloon is just one large room with about 20 tables for dining, two pool tables and several televisions above the bar. There is an intricately painted mural of a bayou ho-down covering the interior walls. Happy hour and lunch are always packed with the 25 to 50 year-old business crowd, who work in the near-by Central Business District. The evenings typically are slow. This bar makes some of the best and most affordable barbecue in New Orleans. Menu items include slow-smoked beef brisket, pulled pork, and pork ribs. The chili beans topped with onions, cheddar cheese, and sour cream are delicious.
A renovated warehouse in the Arts District is home to the flagship restaurant of star chef Emeril Lagasse. This world class dining experience will titillate your taste buds with the finest in Creole cooking and award-winning wines. The seafood menu includes such signature dishes as Portuguese-Style Steamed Clams and Mussels, Smoked Salmon, and Sundried Tomato Cheesecake. The building's original brick walls and existing water pipes have been rejuvenated into a contemporary jazz decor. Private dining rooms are available for parties or businesses lunches at the Emeril's New Orleans!
During the day, Lucy's Retired Surfer's Restaurant & Bar serves as the perfect lunch break getaway for the young professional crowd working in the Warehouse District. At night, it is the after-work drinking hole for the same crowd. It is a great change of pace from the bars in the Quarter. The interior of this place resembles an old Tiki bar, and the staff wears Aloha shirts and occasionally straw hats. A California influence is apparent in the grilled shrimp and fish specialties. You will also enjoy a large selection of Southwestern breakfast dishes and burritos. It is open daily at 11 am.
Conveniently located just two blocks from the Convention Center, Ernst Cafe is a great place for lunch, relaxing with a few drinks, or holding a business meeting. The elegant upstairs hall can accommodate 50-500 people for conventions and private parties. The upstairs balcony overlooks the bustling activity of the Lafayette Pedestrian Mall. The simple and delicious bar-food menu includes hamburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, and traditional New Orleans gumbo.
This genuine Aussie pub is located in the Warehouse District but feels like its right in the middle of Australia. The local ambiance is embracing to all as the fun in the air becomes contagious. Thursday night here at Vic's Kangaroo Cafe, is jazz and Saturday is blues. The featured cuisine is Australian straight from the Outback! The food is everything you would expect from the outback, including many barbecued items and entrees such as Shepard's Pie. Beverages of wine and draft beer are compliments to your entree of choice.
Within the loveliness of the Columns Hotel, the uptown ambience of this bar attracts a business crowd of varying ages. If you go by on the right night you my catch a top local jazz gig or a festive group of dancers. We suggest you enjoy your beverage on the second floor balcony where the best views prevail.
The Crystal Room is a long-standing symbol of elegant dining with superior cuisine. Under the cooking magic of experienced chefs, this is one of the top steak houses in New Orleans. Swing music fromthe 1930s, 1940s and 1950s attracts a dance crowd. Whether you are there for the food or the music, a complimentary basket of fresh breads with herbal butter is provided. Soft candlelight and opulent chandeliers create an aura of romance. The surrounding tall columns and fine art work that adorn the walls provide a majestic presence. You may choose from 14-oz ribeyes or treat yourself at the pasta bar!
Oliver's is known for its Creole cuisine in the French Quarter for many years now. This family owned and run restaurant has been preparing recipes that have been handed down through five generations. No wonder then that their time tested dishes are so popular with the locals here. Traditional fare such as shrimp Creole and crawfish etouffée are the all time favorites. If you are undecided, try their Taster's Platter which has fish, oysters, crab, salmon cakes as well as their version of gumbo. So if you are longing for a delicious Creole fiesta, Oliver's is the best bet.