Desire Oyster Bar Lunch & Dinner Menu

Fresh Off The Boat

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

Po'Boys

 
Fried Catfish $15
Fried Shrimp $16
Fried Oyster $19
Peacemaker
Fried Shrimp & Oysters
$18
Shrimp Carbonara
Fried Shrimp topped with Bacon-Crawfish Cream Sauce
$18
Roast Beef & Gravy $15
Portobello Po'Boy
Portobello, Roasted Red Bell Pepper, Spinach, Swiss
$14
Chicken Fried Steak
Country Gravy
$17
Po'boys dressed with tomato, lettuce and mayonnaise on Leidenheimer french bread. All po'boys served with french fries.  

Beginnings

 
Char Grilled Oysters
1/2 doz. $12, doz. $19
 
Crawfish Cheesecake
Red Pepper Aioli
$11
Crab Mac & Cheese $13
Jumbo Shrimp Remoulade
Fried Green Tomatoes
$12
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Fried Bow Tie Pasta & Parmesan
$9
Firecracker Oysters
Chile Laced Cream, Corn Maque Choux, Green Tomato Chow Chow
$13
Louisiana Crab Cakes
Coleslaw, Red Pepper Aioli
$14
Crispy Fried Alligator
Louisiana Pepper Jelly
$12
Oyster and Artichoke Soup
cup $9, bowl $12
 
Creole Gumbo
cup $9, bowl $12
 
Small Caesar Salad $7
House Salad
Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Croutons, Praline Vinaigrette
$7

Fried Seafood Platters

 
Oyster $27
Shrimp $24
Combo
Shrimp, Oysters
$25
Catfish $20
Seafood Platter
Shrimp, Oysters, Crab Cake, Catfish
$32
All seafood platter are fried southern style in cornmeal batter. All platters served with french fries and coleslaw.  

Salads

 
Baby Spinach
Candied Pecans, Dried Cranberries, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Red Grapes, Praline Vinaigrette
Add Grilled Chicken, Shrimp or Blackened Fish: $5
$13
Caesar
Croutons, Parmesan
Add Grilled Chicken, Shrimp or Blackened FishL $5
$12
Seafood "Louie"
Shrimp, Lump Crab, Creamy Brandied Louie Dressing, Iceberg & Romaine Lettuce, Chopped Egg, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumber, Black Olive
$18
Blackened Chicken
Mixed Greens, Strawberries, Feta Cheese, Candied Pecans, Ranch Dressing
$16

Pasta, Pasta

 
Jambalaya Pasta
Chicken, Shrimp, Sausage, Parmesan, Creole Tomato Cream tossed with Penne
$19
Shrimp Alfredo
Spicy Alfredo Sauce, Shrimp, tossed with Fettuccine
$21
Crawfish Carbonara
Bacon-Crawfish Cream, tossed with Bow Tie
$21

New Orleans Specialties

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

Extras

 
French Fries $6
Southern Cooked Greens $6
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes $6
Sauteed Vegetables $6
Red Beans & Rice $6
Lyonnaise Potatoes $6
Coleslaw $5
Stone Ground Grits $5

Fresh Fish

 
Andouille Crusted Gulf Fish
Lyonnaise Potatoes, Lemon Butter Sauce, Seasonal Vegetables
$26
Blackened Catfish Lafitte
Over White Rice with Crawfish Etouffee
$24
Pan Seared Gulf Fish
Corn Maque Choux, Herbed Rice, Seasonal Vegetable
$22

Hot Off The Grill

 
10 oz. Ribeye
Creole Butter, French Fries, Vegetables
$28
Chicken Breast
Lemon Garlic Olive Oil Lyonnaise Potatoes, Sauteed Vegetables
$18
8 oz. Angus Cheese Burger
Brioche Bun, L.T.O.P., French Fries
$15
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Brioche Bun, L.T.O.P., French Fries
$14

Sweet Endings

 
Bread Pudding
Whiskey Sauce
$7
Fried PB&J
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
$7

Beverages

 
Iced Tea $4
Fountain Drinks $4
Coffee $4

Local Cane Sugar Sodas

 
Bottled Abita Root Beer $6
Swamp Pop
Satsuma Fizz, Praline Cream, Pontchatoula Pop
$5