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Can’t Miss Dining Options in Jefferson Parish

Restaurants in Jefferson Parish are among some of the finest eating establishments all across southern Louisiana. Many of the areas in Jefferson Parish have a rich cultural history, where various dishes have played a part in creating the diversity of available dining experiences.

Many restaurants offer the traditional po’ boy made famous in New Orleans. Most of the local restaurants in Jefferson Parish offer upscale dining or a casual food experience.

Here are some of the “can’t miss” dining options in Jefferson Parish:

Acme Oyster House

Looking for authentic Louisiana seafood served with a side of fun? Stob by Acme Oyster House in Metairie, LA.The party starts with a dozen raw. They’re perfect, salty and always ice cold. Or try their legendary chargrilled oysters. Next, dive into a Ten Napkin Roast Beef po’boy or the Peace Maker – half oyster, half shrimp and golden fried. A local favorite, you can't go wrong at Acme!

Chef Ron’s Gumbo Stop

From entrées, soups, sandwiches, salads and appetizers, Chef Ron’s gumbo stop is one of the local favorites in Metairie, Louisiana. It offers a variety of entrées including Bayou shrimp, red beans and rice, blackened redfish, crawfish etouffee and down-home Southern style fried chicken. Obviously recognized for their amazing gumbo, they offer three varieties including mumbo gumbo, sausage & chicken gumbo and seafood. Along with the gumbo it is important to try their traditional New Orleans style Po boy sandwich loaded with oysters. They also offer home-roasted gravy-styled beef Po boy sandwiches along with torpedoes (fried oysters, fried shrimp, pulled pork, turkey, barbecue shrimp, roast beef) and turkey clubs.

Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar, Restaurant & Catering

Gattuso’s is a neighborhood eatery in the heart of the beautiful Gretna Historical District offering mouth-watering appetizers and delectable dishes. Featuring live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night and an outdoor patio, this local favorite is a must!

Andrea's Restaurant & Catering

Fabulous upscale dining in the heart of Metairie combined with the Capri Blue Piano Bar. Chef Andrea Apuzzo prepares the freshest in Northern Italian cuisine, seafood, steaks, veal, and more! The spectacular desserts, and specialty drinks, beautiful atmosphere, impeccable service and outstanding cuisine ensures your visit to Andrea's will be unforgettable.

The Jefferson Parish restaurants cater to the flavors, taste and country style cooking made famous in southern Louisiana. Whether guests are searching for the best Po boy sandwich, Cajun specialty, or down-home cooking, Jefferson Parish has it all. Located just a few miles west and south of New Orleans, on both the east and west bank of the Mississippi River, Jefferson Parish offers city style cuisine and back woods country Cajun dishes.

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