Best known for its seafood crepes and delicious panned lobster in a rich lobster, shrimp, and crab sauce, this fine dining establishment focuses on French, American and Creole fare. Expect the average entrée to cost over $20, and you`ll be appropriate if dressed up -- on the nicer side.
Atmosphere: Le Parvenu. The restaurant has a cozy and comfortable atmosphere.
More Reasons to Go: When weather permits, enjoy seating outside on the porch.
Eating & Drinking: Open for lunch and dinner. There`s a Sunday brunch for $25 per person.A full selection of alcoholic beverages are served, and you`ll find that there is a good selection of wines.
About the Chef: Chef Dennis Hutley blends a classical background with modern Creole flavors. He updates traditional dishes with witty sauces named after ``Harley Girl`` with fried catfish and ``Sauce Jezebel`` with pork loin. Chef Hutley was the longtime chef de cuisine at Versailles on St. Charles Avenue, and he has style to spare which shows in all his dishes.
Details to Note: Reservations are suggested.
Tips on Finding: From I-10 or the airport, turn right toward the river until you find the little tourist/museum district.
Hours of Operation: Lunch Wed-Sat 11:30-2p
Dinner Wed-Sat 6-10p
Brunch Sun 11:30-2p
Closed Sunday evenings, and all-day Mondays & Tuesdays.