At Churra's Brazilian Grill, guests chow down from a mouthwatering buffet of South American steakhouse cuisine, from tender steaks to traditional dishes and salads. Diners feast on morsels of rotisserie-roasted beef and sausages, sided with slivers of pineapple and melon, leafy greens, and ripe berries.
For more than 30 years, Star Steak and Lobster House's doorman Joey has been opening the restaurant's door to fill the French Quarter sidewalks with the aromas of aged USDA prime steaks and buttery lobster. After passing through the entryway, patrons can take their seats at sleek wooden tables to share Cajun gator sausage with creole sauce and housemade Louisiana crab cakes glazed with crawfish and mushroom cream sauce. Signature dinner entrees include slow-roasted prime rib and the Cajun filet mignon stuffed with crab, lobster, shrimp, and crawfish tails. To complement the food's lively flavors, every Wednesday through Sunday night bands perform jazz, blues, and classic rock tunes while bartenders mix black-cherry-peach mojitos and pour pint glasses of beer into other pint glasses until infinity is achieved.
Brazil Taco Truck's name might be slightly misleading. Sure, you'll find plenty of tacos here?shrimp, pineapple pork, fish, ?but don't go looking for a truck, or a car, or even a taco-peddling unicycle. This lively spot is actually a stylish, full-sized Brazilian restaurant, complete with a bar serving caipirinhas, pisco punch, and other specialty cocktails. Between sips or bites of fish gorditas, tamales, and shrimp and pineapple quesadillas, guests can also feasts their eyes and ears on weekly live musical acts, including Latin jazz on Sundays.
Against a backdrop of burnished wood walls, an intricately wrought gilded frame surrounds a Budweiser poster. This playful contrast between sophistication and informality extends to the rest of the dining room, where candles cast circles of light on crisp white tablecloths and a wood-beam ceiling as crowds enjoy live rock music played during happy hour.
When it comes to the cuisine, chefs prepare the same steakhouse fare they unveiled in 1969. Succulent slabs of steak cook on the grill alongside fresh seafood dishes, which are then topped with elegant flourishes such as crawfish rémoulade or jumbo lump crabmeat in the shape of a top hat.
Nagoya Cafe Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse's hibachi grill means that patrons won't be bored as they wait for their food. Rather, they'll be entertained, as the chefs put on a show readying guests' tuna, salmon, or steak and chicken entrees. Of course, the eatery also prepares a wide array of sushi and sashimi. The restaurant even proudly delivers its cuisine to residents of the 70817, 70816, and 70815 zip codes.