[Courtesy of Segnette Landing, Website]

10 Restaurants to Eat at in Westwego

07:00 May 21, 2024
By: Gabriella Bonura

When people visit to New Orleans or if you're a local, almost all the food recommendations are centered on the Eastbank to include restaurants in the French Quarter, the Marigny, Uptown, Downtown, and other New Orleans neighborhoods.

The Westbank is often left out, even though they have delicious dining as well. This list is to encourage you to venture out to the Westbank, specifically the city of Westwego, for a flavor-filled meal. Here are 10 places to stop by and eat at in Westwego.

10 Must-Try Restaurants in Westwego

1. Segnette Landing

450 Laroussini St., (504) 900-1901


[Segenette Landing Harbor Front Dining, Facebook]

If you are looking for a restaurant with a water-front view, Segnette Landing is the perfect spot for you. Overlooking the marshes and swamps of Bayou Segnette, this restaurant serves traditional Cajun cuisine.

From all kinds of fried seafood platters to juicy burgers, Segnette Landing has something on the menu for everyone. They also have a full bar, so make sure to order a drink or two.

2. Voleo's Seafood Restaurant

1360 4th St., (504) 381-5800


[Voleo's Seafood Restaurant, Facebook]

This restaurant might be small, but their big menu doesn't ever fail. Voleo's Seafood Restaurant is the place to go if you are looking for everything seafood.

They serve salads, seafood platters, and daily specials like spaghetti and meatballs, chicken Parmesan, shrimp stew, and more. Make sure to keep up with their daily specials because you won't want to miss them.

3. WeGeaux Cafe

745 Westbank Expy., (504) 328-3458


[WeGeaux Cafe, Facebook]

WeGeaux Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner six days a week. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (except on Sunday), WeGeaux Cafe always has fresh daily specials.

Head on over for breakfast to try some delicious and sweet breakfast treats like their pecan or praline French toasts. If you're not a breakfast person, don't worry they have burgers, sandwiches, gumbo, and more.

4. Mona Lisa Bar and Grill

439 Laroussini St., (504) 341-7097


[Mona Lisa Bar and Grill, Facebook]

Head to Mona Lisa Bar and Grill if you're looking for a good time and good food. They serve boiled seafood, po-boys, sandwiches, tons of drinks and cocktails, and other New Orleans foods.

They serve daily specials and happy hour options. Mona Lisa Bar and Grill partners with LaBiche Swamp Tour, so grab some food and head on out on a tour around Westwego's local swamps.

5. RibMaster Soulfood and BBQ

974 Ave. C, (504) 266-5626


[Ribmaster Soulfood and BBQ, Facebook]

This food will touch your soul, truly. RibMaster Soulfood & BBQ knows how to cook up a mouth-watering meal.

You can find smoked burgers, meats by the pound, daily specials, plates, sandwiches, sides, seafood, and more. For all the meat lovers, RibMaster Soulfood & BBQ is your dream food destination.

6. Las Maracas

27 Louisiana St., (504) 510-3111


[Las Maracas, Facebook]

Las Maracas is an authentic Mexican restaurant with fresh ingredients and daily specials, including Monday's special of 25% off nachos and $1 tacos on Tuesday. With deals like this, Las Maracas is definitely the place to go for Mexican food.

They serve enchiladas, fajitas, flautas, tacos, and too much more to list. You name it, they most definitely have it.

7. LeBrane's Creole Cuisine & Catering

137 Salsa Ave., (504) 908-4901


[LeBrane's Creole Cuisine & Catering, Facebook]

LeBrane's Creole Cuisine & Catering doubles as a restaurant and a catering company. They are open for brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Check out their crawfish boil egg rolls, Creole shrimp and okra, fried fish, crab balls, and fried fish. They also cater big events like showers, weddings, parties, special events, and all other events. You can order foods by the half pan or full pan.

8. Mosca's Restaurant

4137 US-90 West, (504) 436-8950


[Mosca's Restaurant, Facebook]

Family-owned Mosca's Restaurant has been serving Italian food since 1946. Mosca's Restaurant is known for their traditional Italian food, including options like spaghetti and meatballs, chicken cacciatore, and spaghetti bordelaise.

They are known for their special Shrimp Mosca, Oysters Mosca, and chicken a la grande. The restaurant also offers Angelo Brocato's Italian ice cream and cannolis.

9. The Little Kitchen

104 Sala Ave., (504) 264-7377


[The Little Kitchen, Facebook]

Open everyday but Sunday, The Little Kitchen serves breakfast and lunch daily, as well as dinner on Friday and Saturday. They have daily specials like smothered pork chops, meatloaf, red beans and rice, barbecue ribs, and more.

Stay up to date with their specials on their Facebook @ Official: The Little Kitchen. Gather your friends or family and make a trip over to the Little Kitchen.

10. Estralita's Cafe/Carryout

1022 Westbank Expy., (504) 340-8517


[Estralita's Cafe/Carryout, Facebook]

Everything at Estralita's is homemade. This cafe and carry out serves plate-style foods like fried fish, shrimp stew plates, wings, po-boys, gumbo, and red beans.

The specials aren't always the same, so make sure to call beforehand or check their social media to know what the specials of the day are.

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