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Dining Guide

MCC: Major credit cards accepted
ME: Menu Express delivery
RR: Reservations recommended

ABITA SPRINGS

Abita Brew Pub, 72011 Holly St., 892-5837. On the trace, good food and great beer. Lunch and dinner. Open every day at 11am. MCC.

Artesia Manor, 21516 Highway 36, 892-1662. Set among ancient oaks, Artesia redefines elegance with innovative French cuisine and has an ambience that lends itself to gracious and relaxed dining. MCC.

Mama D’s Pizza & More, 22054 Highway 59, 809-0308. Great pizza, sandwiches, pasta, dessert pizzas and 50 cent draft beer. Fresh homemade bread. Lunch and dinner, Mon.-Fri.

Covington

Acme Oyster House, 519 E. Boston St., 898-0667. Established in New Orleans since 1910 and on the northshore since 1995. Seafood, sandwiches and local favorites. Thursdays oysters are 30 cents each after 5pm. Lunch and dinner, Wed.-Mon. $6-$17. MCC.

Another Broken Egg, 500 N. Theard, 893-4412.

Aunt Bee's Country Kitchen, Highway 36, 893-7005. ME

Back Porch Grill, 414 N. New Hampshire, 892-5252. Comfortable, casual atmosphere for lunch in downtown Covington. Lunch daily. MCC, checks.

Bear's Restaurant, 128 W. 21st St., 892-2373. Best po-boys in the world.

Bouleé Prime House, 1202 N. Highway 190, 809-0969. Excellent steaks and a wine and martini bar. MCC.

The Clocker's Stand Bar & Grill, 326 Lee Lane, 867-3773. Patio dining and private parties. MCC.

Coffee Rani, 234-A Lee Lane, 893-6158. Soup and salad specialists.

Columbia St. Tap Room & Grill, 434 N. Columbia St., 898-0899. Daily Blue Plate Specials, appetizers, sandwiches and wraps, salads, soups and burgers. Dine in or enjoy The Patio Bar's fountains and foliage. Featuring live music Thurs.-Sat. nights. MCC, ME.

Copeland's, 680 N. Highway 190, 809-9659. Cajun flavors. MCC, ME, RR

The Dakota Restaurant, 629 N. Highway 190, 892-3712. . Contemporary Louisiana cuisine using fresh local and seasonal ingredients. MCC.

Del Porto Restaurant, 205 N. New Hampshire St., 875-1006.

Downtown Drugs with the Original Soda Fountain & Café Cabaret, 322 N. Florida St., 892-7220. Nostalgic soda fountain for lunch and after school six days a week.

Etoile Restaurant, 407 N. Columbia St., 892-4578.

Ground Pati, 814 N. Highway 190, 893-4208. Steaks and Burgers with a Kid's menu. MCC, ME.

Jim's Bar-B-Que, 104 W. 30th Ave., 893-1752. Smoked meat including brisket, ribs, chicken, sausage and honey smoked hams. MCC, checks.

Judice's Restaurant, 421 E. Gibson St., 892-0708. Behind the courthouse for breakfast, lunch and dinner. MCC, checks.

Lai Yuen Chinese Restaurant, 1711 N. Collins Blvd., 893-9420.

Lama's St. Roch Restaurant, 1105 N. Collins Blvd., 871-9777.

Magnolia Grill, 315 N. Vermont St., 893-0402.

Movieside Café, 309 N. Highway 190, 893-6849. Soups and sandwiches. ME

Pat's Seafood Market and Cajun Deli, 1248 Collins Blvd., 892-7287. Cajun jambalaya, gumbo and stuffed artichokes. MCC, checks, ME.

Pizza Man of Covington, N. Highway 190, 892-9874. ME.

Pogue's Tyler Street Bar & Grill, 509 S. Tyler St., 892-9592. Steak Pontchartrain and roasted Dungeness crab. MCC, ME.

Ruffino's Pizzeria & Seafood Pub, 420 S. Tyler St., 867-9255. Homemade hand-tossed pizza. MCC, ME.

Schwing's Restaurant at Three Rivers, 1536 N. Highway 190, 893-9577. A family style restaurant with a tropical atmosphere. MCC, checks.

Seafood Galley, 1204 W. 21st Ave., 892-3287. Seafood, steaks and pasta. ME.

Semolina's, 100 S. Tyler St., 898-0004. International pasta. MCC.

Sicily's Pizza, 301 N. Highway 190, 893-0005. Pizza, lasagna, salad bar and dessert pizzas. MCC, ME.

Vasquez Seafood & Po-Boys, 515 E. Boston St., 893-9336. Cuban sandwiches and more. MCC, checks, ME.

WOW Cafe & Wingery, 1600 N. Highway 190, 898-4969. Buffalo wings, wraps and signature salads. MCC.

FOLSOM

La Casa Gomez, 1625 Highway 190, 796-9900. Mexican/Spanish cuisine and atmosphere. All-you-can-eat buffet, $6.95. MCC, checks.

HAMMOND

Beth's New Orleans Style Po-Boys, 1002 N. Oak St., 345-2327. Daily specials across from Southeastern. Lunch and dinner. $5-$7.

Cuco's, 2000 S.W. Railroad Ave., 345-2327. MCC.

Don's Seafood & Steak House, 1915 S. Morrison Blvd., 345-8550. MCC.

Hon Yum Chinese Restaurant, 1905 W. Thomas, 230-0888. Try the Sesame Chicken, Tongcho Shrimp and Tofu specialties. Lunch and dinner. MCC, checks.

Jacmel Inn, 903 E. Morris, 542-0043. Fireplaces create ambiance in this casual fine dining establishment. MCC, checks.

Kirin Sushi, 221 East Thomas, 542-8888. The first Japanese sushi restaurant in Hammond! Featuring Dragon Roll, Kirin Roll, Sake and mixed drinks. MCC

La Carreta Authentic Mexican Cuisine, 108 N.W. Railroad Ave., 419-9990. Great Mexican doesn't mean just beans and rice...fajitas, chiles rellenos, carne asada and margaritas. MCC, checks.

Pepper Tree Grill and Bar, 2037 W. Thomas, 345-5525.

Tommy's Pizza, 2103 N. Morrison Blvd., 345-9726. Pizza and pastas. MCC, checks

Tope la', 104 N. Cate Street, 542-7600. Contemporary delights by Chef James Herbert. MCC

Trey Yuen Cuisine of China, 2100 N. Morrison Blvd., 345-6789. Innovative quality Chinese food served in Imperial surroundings. MCC, checks

Wall Street Tavern, 216 W. Thomas, 543-0682. Happy hour 25 cent oysters in downtown Hammond. Delicious hamburgers, soups, salads and pastas. Check Inside Peek for our schedule of live music.

LACOMBE

Billy Farrell's Restaurant, 27207 Highway 190, 882-3461. Cooking excellent food in St. Tammany for 15 years. MCC, checks.

Glockner's Place, 57390 Lake Road, 882-5755. Boiled seafood served on scenic Bayou Lacombe in the Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge. MCC, checks.

La Provence Restaurant, 25020 Highway 190, 626-7662. Chef Chris Kerageogiou's talent for harmony, hospitality and French is cuisine served by the welcoming hearths. MCC, checks.

Sal & Judy's, Highway 190, 882-9443. A local favorite. MCC, RR.

MADISONVILLE

Badeaux's Drive In, 109 Highway 22 W., 845-7221. Family dining.

Coffee's Boiling Pot, 305 Old Covington Highway, 845-2348. Boiled seafood in a family atmosphere.

Friends on the Tchefuncte, 407 St. Tammany Street, 845-4970. On the cypress laden Tchefuncte River dine on boiled seafood and oysters on the half shell in a relaxed atmosphere. MCC

River Cottage Food & Spirits, 804 Water Street, 845-0877. Music, cold beer, daiquiris and great food. MCC

MANDEVILLE

A Catered Affair, 2625 Florida Street, 624-2828. Specializing in Philly-steak sandwiches and "Super" stuffed potatoes. Kid's menu, MCC

Benedict's Restaurant, 1144 Lovers Lane, 626-4557. Traditional New Orleans cuisine. MCC

Broken Egg Café, 200 Gerard Street, 624-3388. Excellent choice for Brunch! MCC

Caffé Caffé, 3900 Highway 22, 727-4222. Great soup and salad specialties. MCC, ME

Carreta's Grill, 1200 W. Causeway Approach, 727-7212. Great Mexican food doesn't mean just beans and rice for us...fajitas, chiles rellenos, carne asada and margaritas. MCC, checks.

Cartier's, 2101 Lakeshore Drive, 727-7274. A beautiful and romantic family run restaurant overlooking Lake Pontchartrain. Contemporary Louisiana cuisine, such as fresh fish, game, and Black Angus beef. MCC, RR, checks.

Chez B's Bistro, 3017 E. Causeway Approach, 624-9388.

Chili's Bar & Grill, 3420 Highway 190, 727-2771. Fajitas and the Awesome Blossom. MCC, ME.

Coffee Rani, 3510 Highway 190, 674-0560. Soup and salad specialists.

Cypress Bistro, 115 Gerard St., 727-9909. In a cottage just off the lakefront in old Mandeville, culinary expertise is featured while following creative trends. MCC.

DeAngelo's Pizzeria Co., 2820 E. Causeway Approach, 624-8500. Tasty Italian food like antipasta and pane fresco, ME.

Fazzio's Restaurant, 1840 N. Causeway Blvd., 624-9704. Homemade Italian specialties and seafood offerings. MCC, checks, ME.

George's Mexican Restaurant, 1461 N. Causeway Blvd., 626-4342. Family owned and operated restaurant serving Mexican favorites like fajitas, George's nachos, and carne al la Parrilla along and the best top-shelf margaritas in town. MCC, ME.

Hero's All American Grill, 4700 Highway 22, 845-1000. Heroic Appetite Needed! Awesome burgers, po-boys and sandwiches. MCC, ME.

Hugh's Wine Cellar, 4250 Highway 22, 626-0066. Mandeville's oldest and largest wine store. Monthly wine tasting dinners and Hugh's at Home appetizers to go. MCC, checks.

Italian Pie, 4350 Highway 22, 626-5252. Gourmet pizza, salads, pasta and sandwiches.

La Casa Gomez, 1625 Highway 190, 624-8667. Mexican/Spanish cuisine and atmosphere MCC, checks.

La Madeleine French Cafe, 3434 Highway 190, 626-7004.

Little Tokyo, 590 Asbury Drive, 727-1532. Best sushi on the northshore!

Louisiana Grill, 2223 Causeway Blvd., 727-5585. Lunch and Dinner. New seafood market on premises. Live Maine lobster on Tues. and Thurs. nights. MCC, ME.

Macaroni Grill, 3410 Highway 190, 727-1998. Italian favorites such as penne rustica, pasta Milano or mazzarello alacaprese. MCC, ME.

MiMamacita's New Mexican Cuisine, 2345 Florida St., 674-1400. Great food and excellent margaritas. Take out and catering. MCC.

Monster Po-Boys, 1814 N. Causeway Approach, 626-9183 and 2500 Florida, 626-5013. Their roast beef is our art director's favorite!

Nuvolari's, 246 Gerard St., 626-5619. In Old Mandeville try the gnocchi, escargot, filet mignon, and linguini fruta di mare for your enjoyment. MCC.

Old Mandeville Market Bakery & Cafe, 301 Lafitte St., 727-7077. Breads baked in our 100 year old oven highlight a menu of breakfast and lunch specials, sandwiches, salads and pastries, complete with a selection of gourmet cheeses and wine. ME.

Paris Bistro, 408 North Causeway, 626-6191. Chef Laurent Gougreau'a authentic French cuisine. The steamed mussels and creme bruleé. Ooh la la! MCC, ME, checks.

PJ's Coffee & Tea Co., 2963 Hwy 190, 674-1565. Catch your morning buzz at our convenient drive-thru! MCC.

Rag's Old Fashioned Po-Boy's, 4960 Hwy 22, 845-3327. Try a Herbie Roast Beef with Swiss and Ham or a traditional muffaletta. MCC, checks, ME.

Score 1, 2001 Lakeshore Drive, 674-1666. Get in the game in Old Mandeville with more than 20 TV's, great food and fantastic beer specials. Live music on Saturdays. MCC.

Semolina, 2999 Highway 190, 626-8923. International pasta. MCC.

Smoothie King, 1830 N. Causeway Approach, 626-9159. In the Northlake Shopping Center taste the assorted smoothies like muscle punch, as well as snacks and supplements. MCC, checks.

Subway, 1665 Hwy 190, 624-0733. Sandwiches, salads & soups. Low fat available. ME.

Sweet Daddy's, 2999 Highway 190, 626-8923. Favorites include pulled pork, brisket and ribs. MCC, ME.

Tequila & Peppers Mexican Restaurant, 1894 N. Causeway Blvd., 624-3700. Family dining. MCC, ME.

Times Bar & Grill, 1896 N. Causeway Blvd., 626-1161. World famous hamburgers, starters, pastas, sandwiches, soups, salads, seafood, and steaks. Lunch and late night snacks. ME.

Trey Yuen Cuisine of China, 600 N. Causeway Blvd., 626-4476. Regional cuisine of China with a touch of Louisiana. MCC, checks.

Typhoon's, 527 N. Causeway Service Road, 951-7951. Experience the tastes of Thailand and Japan including a full service sushi bar. Coming soon, the New Orleans area's first noodle bar. MCC.

Yagel's Yogurt Cafe, 2201 Eleventh St. Banana splits, smoothies and caramel turtle sundaes. ME.

PONCHATOULA

C'est Bon Restaurant, 131 S.W. Railroad Ave., 386-4077. Enjoy a casual stroll through America's Antique City after lunch or before dinner. Specializing in elegance with a casual attitude. MCC.

Middendorf's Seafood Restaurant, 30160 Highway 51, 386-6666.

Ristorante Da Piero, 116 West Pine St., 370-6221. Authentic cuisine from Ramagna, Italy.

Robo's Daiquiri Cafe, 503 West Pine St., 386-4363. Traditional American fare. MCC, checks.

Sister's Coffeehouse & Cafe, 18440 Highway 22 E., 370-9424. Warm and friendly atmosphere and unique food, gourmet coffees and teas. MCC, checks.

Taste of Bavaria Restaurant & Bakery, 14476 Highway 22, 386-3634. A charming Bavarian bungalow serving a European style breakfast and a German style lunch. MCC, checks.

SLIDELL

Assuntas, 2631 Highway 190 W., 649-9768. Italian food and extensive wine selection.

Chateau Bleu Caterers, 106 W. Hall Ave., 641-1610. Private dining. Call in advance for parties of 4-50 for sit down dinners and 100 for cocktail parties.

Cuco's, 1300 Gause Blvd., 641-4706. Mexican food using only the finest, freshest ingredients in fajitas, steaks and famous prima margaritas. MCC.

Copeland's, 1337 Gause Blvd., 643-0001. Cajun, Creole, Etoufee, etc.

Java Jungle, 1071 Robert Blvd., 649-0380. Specialty coffees with casual dining in a lush, tropical and friendly setting. MCC, checks.

KY's Olde Towne Bicycle Shop, 2267 Carey St., 641-1911. A casual restaurant in a former bicycle shop. Daily specials, po-boys, nachos, salads, and entrées. Kid's menu. MCC, checks.

La. Pines, 1061 Robert St., 641-6196. "Meet under the Watertower" to relax and enjoy a huge buttery blueberry or pecan Ahhhfull-waffle. Sugar Watcher specials. MCC, checks.

Michael's, 4820 Pontchartrain Drive, 649-8055. Steaks, seafood, veal, duck, salads, eggplant au gratin. Extensive wine selection.

Salmen-Fritchie House, 127 Cleveland Ave., 645-3600. Casual dining with elegant ambiance. MCC, checks.

Something's Brewing, 1325 Gause Boulevard, Suite C, 646-1848. Soups and sandwiches and the best frozen cuppuchino. MCC, checks

Southside Cafe, 3154 Pontchartrain Drive, 643-6133. The neighborhood restaurant that has great sandwiches and hot lunch specials. MCC.

Steak Out, 1325 Gause Blvd., 645-8646. Delicious charbroiled steaks with all the extras delivered to you. MCC, checks.

Sushi Express, 3805 Pontchartrain Dr., 646-1817. Sushi & Sashimi.

The Landing, 4750 Pontchartrain Drive, 645-9009. Ribeye and prime rib, burgers, pizza and hot wings.

The Port Hole, 4406 Pontchartrain Drive, 643-1419. Steak, lobster, chicken and seafood. Redfish Pontchartrain. $9.95 specials during the week. Mon.-Sat., open 5pm.

Vitoria Restaurant, 430 Pontchartrain Drive, 781-7166. Mediterranean cuisine. MCC, checks

Young's Restaurant, 850 Robert Blvd., 643-9331. Steaks, seafood and a nice wine selection. MCC, checks.

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