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New Orleans Bartenders Name Their Favorite Cheap Eats

Dreamy Weenies, Bud's Broiler, Appetite Repair Shop and more.


Fresh for Cheap Eats Week, behold the favorite cheap eats of New Orleans finest bartenders.

Max Messier, owner Cocktail & Sons

BLT Slider at Dis & Dem. Doner Kebab at Kebab. Taqueira Guerreo— Al Pastor Burritos! Bud's Broiler in City Park. The entire menu at Sahara Cafe on the West bank. It's the best cheap Middle Eastern in the CITY.

Nick Detrich, Cane & Table

Thit Nuong bahn mi from Mr bubbles with sriracha mayo. $5.50.

Kimberly Patton Bragg, Three Muses

Boy do I love me the blue cheese Cole slaw and a BLT with sambas mayo at Buffa's.

Kirk Estopinal, Bellocq

The "ARS Roast Chicken" W/ Thai Dipping Sauce at Appetite Repair Shop in Algiers Point is a deal at around $8-10 bucks. It's a whole chicken with a bomb umami dipping sauce.

Neal Bodenheimer, Cure

#56 Pho at Pho Cam Ly. Chirashi lunch special at Horinoya, and the cold Corned Beef Special at Stein's.

T. Cole Newton, Twelve Mile Limit

I like Verti Mart, Red Chinese, Dreamy Weenies, Twelve Mile (obvi), Cleo's, or the lobby of any hotel with free breakfast for guests.