• Arezzo Ristorante

    Arezzo Ristorante

    There's a small bar; gold and earthy tones; a 24-foot reproduction of an Old-World fresco--even an authentic Italian chef in the kitchen. With homemade pastas and ingredients such as mozzarella di bufala and imported San Marzano tomatoes, the menu emphasizes authentic Italian cuisine (bruschetta, pizza, gnocchi with pesto).

  • Shuang Cheng Restaurant

    Shuang Cheng Restaurant

    Popular with high profile chefs out for a bite as well as university students who know a good, cheap meal when they see one, this big place is always busy, with Szechuan specialties, hot pots, vegan options, and seafood, such as the sesame shrimp--the prawns are drizzled with sweet but not overpowering sauce.

  • Village Wok

    Village Wok

    Expect standard Chinese fare, with a few standouts like the whole walleye--batter-fried and flavored with a rich ginger-scallion sauce. Most entrees are around $10, but you can eat cheaply on rice, noodles, congee (rice soup) and appetizers. An inexpensive late-night menu is available until close.

  • Quang Pastry & Deli

    Quang Pastry & Deli

    Quang offers notorious big bowls of noodle soups i.e. pho, Vietnamese traditional beef noodle soup, hu tieu, seafood and pork noodle soups and many wonderful bowls of grilled noodle salads. We are also famous for our spring rolls and caramelized lemongrass chicken. We welcome and fully appreciate your business!

  • Uptown Diner

    Uptown Diner

    If you've got a hankering for breakfast food, the Uptown Diner is the ideal spot to get cozy in a plush booth, order a short stack or scrambled eggs, and let it all hang out. The flip and sizzle of pancakes and hash browns on the open griddle promises fresh vittles. Leaving here with anything less than a full belly is virtually impossible.

  • William's Pub & Peanut Bar

    William's Pub & Peanut Bar

    This popular Uptown bar claims one of the area's largest beer selection: 300 bottled brews and 70 different draft selections that are updated every Friday. The upstairs pub attracts a clean-cut crowd, while the sloppy, comfortable basement "nut bar" is a slacker's sanctuary of free popcorn and peanuts, with pinball and dartboards.

  • Green Mill - Uptown

    Green Mill - Uptown

    A landmark in the trendy Uptown dining and bar scene, Green Mill's bar is always bustling with laughter, plenty of TVs and cold pints,and the separate dining area is an ideal place to enjoy a conversation over an award-winning pizza. Or be part of the action – our sidewalk seating is a great place to experience the unique Uptown neighborhood.

  • Ruth's Chris Steak House

    Ruth's Chris Steak House

    This offshoot of a popular New Orleans hangout for politicians features decor of dark woods and comfortable booths. Choice cuts of custom-aged beef arrive in sizzling butter on 500-degree plates. The menu also offers chicken, pork and seafood entrees along with Creole appetizers like shrimp remoulade.