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Red Dog Diner

3122 Magazine St. (Ninth St.) Send to Phone
Red Dog Diner offers comfort food all day long in the Garden District.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily

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Red Dog Diner Restaurant Review

: Michael Buchert is not the first guy to name his restaurant for his dog, but this place even showcases the red dog in the décor. It’s designed to imitate a rustic farmhouse, complete with recycled wooden walls and bare light bulbs hanging from the ceiling, and the red dog is depicted in paintings, renderings and even a wooden sculpture. Breakfast is a hearty affair, evidenced by such items as prime rib Benedict and brisket hash. Lunch and dinner are similarly abundant with offerings like lamb ragoût tagliatelle, shrimp and pancetta pasta, and a strip steak au poivre. Start every meal with the house crab and bacon dip. Desserts continue the theme: try the cheddar gratin fresh apple pie, with ice cream, of course. Choose from approximately eight or 10 wines on tap, and an additional 25-30 by the bottle that cover all the bases. The menu calls for hearty reds, and the selections are more than adequate.


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