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Manning's Restaurant Review: Peyton and Eli may be the big Manning names these days, but the family’s heritage has everything to do with football great Archie, the boys’ father. Archie Manning now helms Manning’s in busy Fulton Square, in the heart of the downtown tourist district. Part of the Harrah’s New Orleans hotel and casino complex, Manning’s is a big, sprawling sports bar and high-decibel 210-seat restaurant, complete with 30 flat-screens for viewing --- what else? --- football, along with one huge 13-foot screen. A semi-private area called The End Zone offers 17 comfortable recliners by reservation only on game days. The menu focuses on meat and potatoes, with a heavy side of comfort food: steaks, burgers, mac ‘n’ cheese, jambalaya, potato skins, gumbo and pastas. One reason to go back to Manning’s is the “Mason Jar Banana Pudding” with vanilla wafers. Unfortunately, the place is a bit pricey for the product: a burger is $14; a steak can run you almost $40. The food is inexplicably under-seasoned in a town that is known for spice. The wine list is very brief, with about 12 to 15 selections, mostly reds. Mixed drinks or beer are the most popular quaffs.