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Brisbi's Lakefront Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Review: Dining on the edge of Lake Pontchartrain was a local tradition until the devastating hurricane season of 2005, when nearly all the lakefront eateries disappeared with the storms. Finally this one reopened in 2013. Brisbi's sits right on the water; the cavernous space, offering indoor and outdoor seating, recalls its historical forerunners, but this time the building is highly elevated and built to withstand the elements. The menu is typical of the old seafood houses --- five types of fresh fish daily, fried seafood, fresh oysters, Gulf shrimp, fried green tomatoes, plump crab cakes, generously portioned salads and lots of cold beer on tap. Wines are abundant as well, with some selections that may surprise in a casual seafood joint. How about a nice Caymus Cabernet with that overstuffed po' boy? For dessert, the warm chocolate chip pecan pie and a brownie with chocolate ganache will vie for your attention. Brisbi’s has one of the most popular happy hours in town, Monday through Friday 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.