Comfort Suites Harvey - New Orleans West
1611 Elton Court Road
Harvey, LA 70058
Phone: (504) 361-9110
Fax: (504) 361-9148
Bars & Cafes
Michelli's location on the busy General DeGaulle Drive, a short distance from Lakewood Country Club is just perfect. Famous for its beer collection and cocktail lounge, it is the nesting place of the city's night goers. Slip into Michelli's fashionable lounge a bit early on in the evening, to enjoy the wide range of cocktails at leisure. A little later, and the place literally swarms with youngsters aiming to drink the night away. Premium spirits, exciting nightlife and lots of gossip, if that interests you—this is the place to be!
Itching for a little something Irish? Head to Tracey's. This Irish Channel Bar, self-proclaimed as the "original Irish Channel bar," sits at the corner of Magazine Street and Third Street serving up cold beer, cocktails and casual food. Tracey's is known for its Roast Beef Po-Boy, but serves up a variety of sandwiches, po-boys, salads and sides including Meat Pies, Fried Okra and Gravy Cheese Fries alongside its signature dish. Check Tracey's website for kitchen specials, upcoming events and the official countdown to St. Patrick's Day.
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.
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
At La Divina Gelateria, get a taste of interesting and unique flavors. Try gelatos like White 'Chocolate Ginger' or the 'Ginger Orange Peach'. It has an extensive range of Gelato, Panini, Coffee and tea. With so many flavors to choose from, a first timer will definitely be left craving for more. Bright colors and comfortable seating arrangement in this petite eatery create a vibrant ambiance. Tucked away in a great location, this caffé is surely not one to be missed !
Salu offers New Orleans dining with a distinctly Latin flare. This Magazine Street restaurant caters to the fun-loving crowd looking for flavorful food in a colorful atmosphere. Salu’s menu features more than thirty tapas dishes including Duck Breast and Manchego Flautas, Seared Sea Scallops with black bean couscous and spiced guava coulis, and Prosciutto and Potato Croquettes. In addition to tapas, Salu offers a menu of specialty cocktails along with a relatively long wine list. When the weather is nice, call ahead to reserve one of the outdoor tables along Magazine Street. -Bethany Culp
Beer aficionados will rejoice when stepping through the door of the Bulldog. This pooch-friendly Central Business District pub features more than fifty beers on tap, in addition to a collection of more than one hundred bottled favorites from local breweries and countries around the world. Patrons can perch at the bar with a favorite pint indoors, or enjoy their beer of choice in front of the beer-tap fountain on the torch lit patio—complete with fifty-inch plasma TV and doggy door. Whether you enjoy your brew indoors or out, the Bulldog's menu of hearty bar food favorites is sure to satisfy any beer lover attempting to take a world tour, tap by tap.
Live indie tunes and cheap drinks attract the city's nocturnal creatures to this gem of a dive in the garden district. The event program is varied and has everything from live local bands and the occasional renowned acts to some rocking DJ sets night after night. Regular karaoke and other events keeps the crowds coming. Being a late-night destination, crowds at The Saint usually start picking up after midnight. Check website for event schedule and more.
Chef and owner John Harris—named as "Chef of the Year" by New Orleans Magazine and one of the "Top Ten Best New Chefs in America by Food & Wine—has provided an intimate and romantic ambience to his restaurant, Lilette. The lunch menu includes soups, salads and sandwiches and entrees such as Escargot with garlic parsley butter and Braised pork belly. For dinner, choose from a wide range of appetizers including Marinated Anchovies, Steamed Littleneck Clams and Escarole Gnocchi. Dinner entrees range from a Roasted Poulet Breast to Grilled Hanger Steak to Potato Crusted Black Drum. Lilette also has a vast selection of wines from all over the world to complement the diverse menu.
At Baru Bistro and Tapas, diners can expect authentic Latin-Caribbean flavors to fill their plates. The majority of the menu consists of small plates full of flavor. Shrimp Sautéed with Chorizo and Bell Peppers; Grilled Corn with Salao Cheese, Pink Sauce and Crunchy Potato Sticks; and Tilapia Ceviche with Avacado are among the favorites of the clientèle that line up at the Magazine Street location to try the tasty tapas. Diners can also choose from several full-portion entrées similar in style to the small plate offerings. Baru Bistro and Tapas encourages patrons to bring their own beverages; they do charge a nominal corking fee, however. - Bethany Culp
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.
Richard Benz, formerly of Gautreau's, has mastered the "new" New Orleans cuisine making this a dining hotspot. Dick & Jenny's with comfortable seating is a collaboration of home and contemporary styles. They complement each other nicely inside pumpkin colored walls adorned with hand-painted plates and vases of fresh flowers. The atmosphere is upscale casual. Start with the Pain Perdu or the fried oysters. For dinner opt for one of its many choices of Smoked Whole Fish, or go for the Pecan Crusted Gulf Fish. Decadent delights for the sweet tooth include Crème Brulee du Jour, and the Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae. A wine list of whites and reds are sold by the glass or by the bottle!