Cafe Pontalba Menu



Appetizers

Barbeque Shrimp
$8.95

 

Crab Cake
$7.95

Blackened Ribs
$7.95

 

Alligator
fried - $8.95 | blackened - $9.95

Spicy Boiled Shrimp in the shell (1/2 lb.)
$9.95

 

Calamari
$7.95

Cajun Popcorn Shrimp
$7.95

 

Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms
$7.95

Crawfish Pie
$7.95

 

 


Soups

Creole Gumbo
cup $5.95 | bowl $7.50


Salads

All Caesar salads are served with pecans.

Caesar Salad
$7.95

 

Fried Crawfish Caesar
$10.95

Chicken Caesar Salad (Grilled or Fried)
$10.95

 

Fried Oyster Caesar
$11.95

Fried Shrimp Caesar
$10.95

 

Blackened Tuna Caesar
$14.95

Blackened Alligator Caesar
$14.95

   

House Specials

Cajun Combination
Red beans and rice with smoked sausage, jambalaya and a cup of gumbo
$13.95

 

Creole Red Beans and Rice
A New Orleans tradition. With just the right amount of seasoning, served with rice and smoked sausage.
$9.95

Jambalaya
$10.95

 

Shrimp Creole
$10.95

Shrimp Etouffee
$11.95

 

Crawfish Etouffee
$12.95

Crawfish Combination
Crawfish Pie, Crawfish Caesar Salad, and Crawfish Etouffee
$18.95


Fried Seafood

Served with golden brown french fries

Oyster Platter
dipped in our special batter and served with tartar sauce
$14.95

 

Fish Platter
corn four breaded - served with tartar sauce
$13.95

Shrimp Platter
a crisp golden catch served with a cocktail sauce
$14.95

 

Shrimp & Oyster Platter
a mound of crisp Louisiana shrimp and oysters, served with cocktail and tartar sauce
$16.95

Seafood Platter
a selection of friend fish, shrimp, oysters, and crab cake
$19.95


Po-Boys

Our seafood sandwiches are fried with a seasoned batter and served on heated french bread; brushed with melted butter and golden brown french fries.

Fish
$9.95

 

Oyster
$10.95

Shrimp
$10.95

 

Crawfish
$10.95

Ham
Deli-sliced ham stacked on French Bread
$7.95

 

Combination Ham & Swiss
A robust portion of ham topped with Swiss cheese
$8.95

Hot Roast Beef
Sliced thin with a lot of gravy
$9.95

 

Crawfish Smoked Sausage
$8.95


Burgers

Served on a Bun with lettuce, tomato and kosher pickle with golden brown french fries.

Hamburger (1/2 lb.)
$7.95

 

Cheddar Burger (1/2 lb.)
$8.95

Grilled Chicken Breast (grilled or fried)
$7.95


Child's Menu

Served with fries.

Fried Chicken Fingers
$7.95

 

Fried Popcorn Shrimp
$7.95

Fried Fish Nuggets
$7.95


Butcher Block

New York Strip 14oz.
Served with french fries, vegetable.
$20.95

 

Blackened New York Strip 14oz.
Served with french fries, vegetable.
$21.95

Blackened Chicken Breast
Served with french fries, vegetable.
$12.95

 

Blackened Ribs
Slow cooked with blackened seasoning, served w/french fries
$17.95


From The Grill

served with garlic mashed potatoes or golded brown french fries, vegetable

Grilled Chicken Breast
$11.95

 

Blackened Grilled Shrimp
$16.95

Grilled Fish of the Day
$16.95

 

Blackened Tuna
$16.95


New Orleans Specialties

served with garlic mashed potatoes or french fries, vegetable

Blackened Fish Napoleon
Fish of the day, blackened & topped with a crawfish sauce
$19.95

 

Catfish Pecan
Sauteed filet of catfish topped with roasted pecan and tangy lemon butter sauce
$18.95

Fish Pontalba
Grilled fish of the day topped with artichokes and mushrooms with a tangy lemon butter sauce.
$19.95

 

Barbeque Shrimp
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp cooked in our own secret peppery sauce.
$16.95

Crab Cakes
Louisiana crabmeat with onion, peppers & creole seasoning topped with a homemade remoulade.
$15.95

 

 


Pasta

Ragin Cajun Pasta
Gulf Shrimp, andouille sausage, and crawfish tails simmered in a spicy cream sauce; taused with fettucine.
$15.95

 

Pasta Jambalaya
Country smoked Andouille sausage and Gulf Shrimp stewed with ripe tomatoes and Creole spices, tossed with fettucine.
$15.95

Shrimp or Crawfish Fetticuni
Gulf Shrimp or Crawfish Tails sauteed with garlic, mushrooms, and green onions blended with creole spices and alfredo sauce, tossed with fettucine.
$15.95

 

Vegetarian Pasta
Garden fresh vegetables sauteed in your choice creole, alfredo, or bordelaise sauce; tossed with fetticine.
$14.95


Desserts

Homemade Bread Pudding
$5.50

 

Key Lime Pie
$5.50

Pecan Pie
$5.50

 

 


Cafe Pontalba
546 St. Peter
New Orleans, LA 70130