100 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 648-2143
Fax: (504) 648-2144
Cross the river to the West Bank for a Vietnamese treat at Pho Hoa. This casual family-run restaurant serves up pho, banh mi and vermicelli noodle bowls made with fresh and flavorful ingredients and topped with shrimp, grilled pork or beef. In addition to the traditional aromatic entrees, a short list of appetizers, teas and coffee drinks are available to compliment the meals. Pho Hoa serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, but closes each evening at 7p. - Bethany Culp
Making its debut in 1996, Juan's offers good food at inexpensive prices, which translates into one of the hippest places going today. Walls are adorned with flyers and artwork by local artists in need of a first time gallery display venue. The business crowd shares the room with blue-haired artists windchiming with pierced body art. The menu features an array of burritos, with nothing over $8. The food is good especially because it is so inexpensive.
Stein's Market and Deli, is a Jewish Italian deli serving the best of cheese, meat, salami and other such mouth watering delights. Give your day a jump start with a hearty breakfast of sandwiches like "Italian Hoagie", Muffuletta, Rueben or the all time favorite Bacon, Egg and Cheese. The extensive range of variety of cheese, cured meat, salami makes this place a food connoisseur's heaven. You surely can't get enough of this place, so don't forget to carry your shopping bags along and stock up on vinegars, interesting pasta. Besides you can also buy specially prepared seasoning and many such exciting stuff.
This warm casual dining spot is located in the heart of the lower Garden District. Cafe Roma's specialties are the gourmet pies of Turkish decent. A soft pastry-like crust with traditional toppings is also available. Step in the afternoons to relish a wholesome meal. Or after work, catch up with friends over delicious sandwiches and piping hot cup of coffee! Whatever the occasion, this place satiates e[very food lover!
Looking for a joint to hangout after work? Then Half Moon Bar & Restaurant is the perfect place. It is famed for its friendly and speedy service. The tasty tuna sandwiches and burgers served, appeal to one and all. Enjoy chilled beer or test your aim on the dart board. Challenge your buddies at a game of pool and celebrate your triumph with a glass of your favorite drink.
Located in an upscale neighborhood, the Magazine Po-Boy Shop has been serving breakfast and po-boys since 1984. The outdoor dining area is quite inviting and makes it hard to just walk by without a quick stop. Inside, the space is large and clean, with a large main dining hall and ordering counter on the lower level, and two eating areas on the upper level. The menu has a wide variety of po-boys, including vegetarian. Roast Beef and 1/2 Oyster & 1/2 Shrimp are among the most popular. For breakfast, try the Bacon & Egg po-boy. Take your time; people-watching is pleasant here. - Hoiyin Ip
Coquette offers local diners a place to relax and unwind in the presence of fine food and drink. The impressive French menu serves delectable Softshell Crab, Summer Squash and Tilefish that make diners return for more. The bar downstairs is where people hang out and enjoy the libations, while the dining room on top sees a quieter crowd enjoying the classy meals.
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.
Dino's Bar and Grill is known for serving traditional American cuisine. Offering tasty preparations for lunch and dinner, this place is famous for it's healthy green salads and half pound burgers. Featuring an extensive list of drinks, the premium martinis make great accompaniments to the sumptuous meals. Dine in candle-lit interiors and in fine weather days reserve a table at the patio. Themed nights and drinks specials are added attractions of this simple place.
Quality, fresh ingredients are key to the made-from-scratch dishes served each day at Gott Gourmet Café. Chef Dave Gotter prides himself on crafting delicious gourmet dishes for every man’s budget. Everyday menu offerings include a Blue Corn-Fried Oyster and Spinach Salad, Cochon de Lait Cuban Panini, and a Shrimp BLT Wrap with Tabasco Butter Sautéed Shrimp—each for less than 12USD. Stop in Gott Gourmet Café on the weekend for brunch. Brunch options include gourmet breakfast Burritos, Shrimp and Smoked Gouda Grits, and a variety of pancakes. - Bethany Culp
Eleven 79 is off the beaten path but well worth the search. Once inside you will find authentic Italian dishes and a wonderful wine selection. The bar is always crowded with those waiting for a much sought after table. Reservations are a must. This place is crowded but if you have the La Bocca della Verità it will tell you it's worth the wait!
The Rum House brings Caribbean-inspired fare to the Crescent City. This Caribbean taqueria serves a variety of fresh island cuisine like Jerk Chicken, Chili Glazed Shrimp and Cuban Steak. Those with an affinity for tacos can choose from six varieties that can be ordered à la carte or as part of the Taco Trifecta or Mr. Biggs Taco Plate. In addition to delightful eats, the Rum House offers an extensive list of cool cocktails. Patrons can sit back and enjoy a variety of margaritas, flavored mojitos and fruity mixed drinks. - Lucy Bryson