Desire Lunch & Dinner

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Desire Oyster Bar Lunch & Dinner Menu

Fresh Off The Boat...



Gulf Oysters on the Half Shell
1/2 doz. $9, doz. $16
      Fried Catfish $15
Half Pound Peel and Eat Shrimp $13   Fried Shrimp $16
Fruits De Mer Platter
12 Raw Oysters, 1/2 lb. Peel & Eat Shrimp, Crab Louie
$32       Fried Oyster $19


Fried Shrimp & Oysters


    Shrimp Carbonara
Fried Shrimp topped with Bacon-Crawfish Cream Sauce
Char Grilled Oysters
1/2 doz. $12, doz. $19
    Roast Beef & Gravy $15
Crawfish Cheesecake
Red Pepper Aioli
$11   Portobello Po'Boy
Portobello, Roasted Red Bell Pepper, Spinach, Swiss
Crab Mac & Cheese $13   Chicken Fried Steak
Country Gravy
Jumbo Shrimp Remoulade
Fried Green Tomatoes
$12   Po'boys dressed with tomato, lettuce and
mayonnaise on Leidenheimer french bread.
All po'boys served with french fries.
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Fried Bow Tie Pasta & Parmesan
Firecracker Oysters
Chile Laced Cream, Corn Maque
Choux, Green Tomato Chow Chow

Fried Seafood Platters...

Louisiana Crab Cakes
Coleslaw, Red Pepper Aioli
$14   Oyster $27
Crispy Fried Alligator
Louisiana Pepper Jelly
$12   Shrimp $24
Oyster and Artichoke Soup
cup $9, bowl $12
Shrimp, Oysters
Creole Gumbo
cup $9, bowl $12
    Catfish $20
Small Caesar Salad $7   Seafood Platter
Shrimp, Oysters, Crab Cake, Catfish
House Salad
Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Croutons,
Praline Vinaigrette
$7   All seafood platter are fried southern style
in cornmeal batter. All platters served with
french fries and coleslaw.



Pasta, Pasta...

Baby Spinach
Candied Pecans, Dried Cranberries,
Blue Cheese Crumbles, Red Grapes,
Praline Vinaigrette

Add Grilled Chicken, Shrimp or Blackened Fish

  Jambalaya Pasta
Chicken, Shrimp, Sausage, Parmesan,
Creole Tomato Cream tossed with Penne
Croutons, Parmesan
Add Grilled Chicken, Shrimp or Blackened Fish

  Shrimp Alfredo
Spicy Alfredo Sauce, Shrimp,
tossed with Fettuccine
Seafood "Louie"
Shrimp, Lump Crab, Creamy Brandied Louie
Dressing, Iceberg & Romaine Lettuce, Chopped
Egg, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumber, Black Olive
$18   Crawfish Carbonara
Bacon-Crawfish Cream, tossed with Bow Tie
Blackened Chicken
Mixed Greens, Strawberries, Feta Cheese,
Candied Pecans, Ranch Dressing

New Orleans Specialties...   



Shrimp, Chicken, Sausage and Rice
steamed in Tomatoes and Spices
$17     French Fries $6
New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp
Rice & French Bread
$23   Southern Cooked Greens $6
Red Beans & Rice
Grilled Smoked Sausage
$16       Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes $6
Shrimp & Grits
Yellow Stone Ground Grits, Tasso, Roasted 
Red Pepper Cream
$22   Sauteed Vegetables $6
Crawfish Etouffee
Sauteed Tails Smothered in Cajun Sauce,
Steamed Rice
$19   Red Beans & Rice $6
Fried Chicken & Waffles
Boneless Thighs, Bourbon Cane Syrup
$18   Lyonnaise Potatoes $6
Chicken Fried Steak
Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, Country Gravy
$19   Coleslaw $5
The Creole Trio
Creole Gumbo, Jambalaya, Red Beans and
Rice, Smoked Sausage
$23   Stone Ground Grits $5

Fresh Fish...


Sweet Endings...

Andouille Crusted Gulf Fish
Lyonnaise Potatoes, Lemon Butter Sauce,
Seasonal Vegetables
$26   Bread Pudding
Whiskey Sauce
Blackened Catfish Lafitte
Over White Rice with Crawfish Etouffee
$24   Fried PB&J
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Pan Seared Gulf Fish
Corn Maque Choux, Herbed Rice,
Seasonal Vegetable



Hot Off The Grill...

    Iced Tea $4
10 oz. Ribeye
Creole Butter, French Fries, Vegetables
$28   Fountain Drinks $4
Chicken Breast
Lemon Garlic Olive Oil Lyonnaise Potatoes,
Sauteed Vegetables
$18   Coffee $4
8 oz. Angus Cheese Burger
Brioche Bun, L.T.O.P., French Fries

Local Cane Sugar Sodas:

Bottled Abita Root Beer
Swamp Pop
Satsuma Fizz, Praline Cream, Pontchatoula Pop

Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Brioche Bun, L.T.O.P., French Fries