True to the spirit of Cajun and Creole cuisine of the region, Harvey has a variety of restaurants that mixes upscale and easy-going dining experiences with traditional southern comfort.
A favorite among locals, the Home Cooking Café features a warm and easy-going atmosphere with its southern comfort food and counter style ordering. Often described as a hidden gem in Harvey, the restaurant offers both eat-in and to-go experiences. The restaurant features a dinner and lunch menu, with starters such as fried cheese balls, onion rings, nachos and their signature ravioli. Favored entrees include chicken garlic noodles, jalapeno wings, and their famous Captain Gus’ Meatloaf. These home-cooked meals are a favorite among both visitors and locals looking for good, old-fashioned food.
Proudly owned by New Orleans locals, New Orleans Food and Spirits has expanded to three locations across the region, the first of which is in Harvey. The restaurant interior is of modern decoration and design and has an open kitchen that enables restaurant visitors to experience the rich aromas of their food made fresh. The menu features primarily rich and decadent items such as flavored gumbos and soups, thick crab cakes, fried seafood platters, and an array of po’ boy options. Enjoy a daily catch of shrimp or catfish, and don’t forget to add in a loaded baked potato or a seafood sampler platter.
Manhattan Plaza of Harvey is the location of this hidden gem, featuring all your favorite Chinese classics. The inside of the restaurant is warm and spacious, but also gives the visitor a sense of coziness as they dine on traditional Chinese plates. Their expansive menu is loved by many, some favorites include their moo goo gai pan, boneless fried chicken, green pepper steak, and a specially seasoned beef and broccoli.
Zea Rotisserie is the premiere spot for fine dining in Harvey. Chandeliers hang elegantly from the ceiling as diners enjoy their southern comfort foods elevated to fit their refined standards. Their menu items feature options for shared dinners, individual plates, or dishes to meet the needs of the entire family, and many of them come with a recommended wine pairing from their full wine menu. Enjoy an entire roasted chicken or rotisserie ribeye, southern fried catfish, and chicken paninis. Their signature dish is Thai ribs, which are done St Louis style, marinated in ginger infused soy sauce and finished in the oven. Don’t miss their take out menu and catering.
The spud spot is a counter-style restaurant in Harvey featuring a traditional southern menu. From their name, the specialty item they provide is their stacked and loaded baked potatoes that are totally customizable with all your baked potato favorites. Sometimes you can’t even see the potato after your finished adding on all the bacon, cheese, seafood and green onions. Other menu items include po’ boys, crawfish, muffulettas, pulled pork, and their snowball dessert treat that are offered all year around.