Desi Vega's Steak House in New Orleans | French Quarter Restaurants

Desi Vega’s is a unique local New Orleans Steakhouse that is perfect for any occasion. Enjoy a casual to chic night out, intimate cocktail parties, business meetings, seated dinners up to 100, cocktail buffets to 200, rehearsal dinners, graduations, debutante parties, and more. Desi Vega’s steakhouse in the Lafayette Hotel on St. Charles Ave. is sure to leave you feeling good in the Big Easy.

Alligator Bites from Desi Vegas Steakhouse

Appetizers

Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes topped with jumbo lump crabmeat with our housemade remoulade dressing

Blackened Tuna Napoleon
Sliced and blackened yellowfin with pickled avocado, daikon sprouts and wasabi aioli

Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Classic cream cheese dip of baby spinach and artichoke hearts, accented with five different cheeses and Herbsaint liquor served with corn tortillas chips

Steak Bruschetta
Filet mignon lightly seared, on a crispy Italian loaf with fresh tomatoes and basil, garlic, olive oil. and drizzled with aged balsamic reduction and topped with parmesan cheese

Shrimp Remoulade/ Cocktail
Louisiana jumbo‏ shrimp on a chiffonade of lettuce topped with our homemade remoulade or cocktail sauce

Fried Calamari
Marinated calamari fried to perfection, topped with our creole marinated olive salad and served with marinara sauce

Who Dat Shrimp
Bacon wrapped gulf shrimp stuffed with crabmeat served with a sweet Thai chili sauce

Sizzling Crab Cake
Louisiana Jumbo lump crabmeat with a blend of Chef’s spices served on a sizzling plate

Soups

Turtle Soup

French Onion

Salads

Desi Vega’s House Salad
Mixed baby greens with grape tomatoes, candied walnuts, and avocado tossed in a mandarin orange fig Grey Goose vinaigrette

Spinach Salad
Fresh tender baby spinach tossed with red onion and a warm bacon vinaigrette topped with crispy apple wood bacon and chopped boiled egg

Hearts of Lettuce
A crisp wedge of iceberg lettuce topped with grape tomatoes, apple wood bacon and crumbled blue cheese

Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed with romano cheese, creamy Caesar dressing and garlic croutons

Boston Bibb Salad
Boston bibb lettuce, goat cheese, pears, candied walnuts in a sherry tarragon vinaigrette and drizzled with aged balsamic reduction

Yellowfin Tuna Salad
Cajun seared‏ thinly sliced Yellowfin tuna served on a bed of baby greens with ponzu and a sriracha aioli

Meat
Chicken Shrimp Steak

Tomato and Mozerella
Marinated tomatoes, fresh buffalo mozzarella topped with fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar

USDA Prime Beef

Filet Mignon
The most tender cut of corn-fed Midwestern beef

Petite Filet
A smaller, but equally tender filet

New York Strip
This USDA Prime cut has a full-bodied texture that is slightly firmer than a ribeye

Ribeye
An outstanding example of USDA Prime at its best. Well marbled for peak flavor, deliciously juicy

Porterhouse For Two
This USDA Prime cut combines the rich flavor of a strip with the tenderness of a filet

Cowboy Steak
A huge bone-in version of the USDA Prime cut

Bone-In-Filet Mignon
A larger version of the classic filet mignon, tender, delicious and full of flavor

Sandwiches

Steak Sandwich
Filet mignon cooked to order served on garlic French bread and topped with a New Orleans bordelaise sauce

Desi’s Prime Burger
Prime ground beef cooked to order, topped with your choice of cheese and served with lettuce, tomato and onion served on jalapeno cheddar sourdough

Crab Cake Sandwich
Jumbo lump crab cake served with remoulade sauce and fresh greens served on jalapeno cheddar sourdough

Marinated Grilled Chicken
Marinated chicken breast served with lettuce, tomato, onion served on French bread

Mrs. Barbara’s Meatball Po-Boy
Mrs. Barbara’s famous Italian meatballs served on garlic French bread

Entrees

Mixed Grill
Marinated chicken breast, medallions of filet mignon and sweet Italian sausage

Gulf Fish of the Day
Pan seared gulf fish, served with a vegetable medley, topped with jumbo lump crab meat in a lemon butter sauce

Pasta Aglio e Olio
Fresh housemade pasta with crushed red peppers, sweet Italian sausage, basil, garlic, and hot olive oil topped with parmigiano reggiano

Sides

Sauteed Mushrooms

Creamed Spinach

Freddie Mac & Cheese
Andouille-crawfish mac & cheese named after former New Orleans Saints player Freddie Mcafee

Lyonnaise Potatoes

Crystal Hot Sauce Onion Rings

Potato Au Gratin

Asparagus

Baked Potato

Garlic Mash Potatoes

Sweet Mash Potato Souffle

Desi Vegas Steakhouse Filet Mignon

Appetizers

Steak Bruschetta
Filet mignon lightly seared, on a crispy Italian loaf with fresh tomatoes and basil, garlic, olive oil, and drizzled with aged balsamic reduction and topped with parmesan cheese

Barbecued Shrimp
Louisiana jumbo shrimp sauteed with white wine, garlic, herbs and homemade Worcestershire sauce on French bread

Blackened Tuna Napoleon
Sliced and blackened yellowfin with pickled avocado, daikon sprouts and wasabi aioli

Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes topped with jumbo lump crabmeat with our housemade remoulade dressing

Shrimp Remoulade / Cocktail
Louisiana jumbo‏ shrimp on a chiffonade of lettuce topped with our homemade remoulade or cocktail sauce

Fried Calamari
Marinated calamari fried to perfection, topped with our creole marinated olive salad and served with marinara sauce

Who Dat Shrimp
Bacon wrapped gulf shrimp stuffed with crabmeat served with a sweet Thai chili sauce

Sizzling Crab Cake
Louisiana Jumbo lump crabmeat with a blend of Chef’s spices served on a sizzling plate

Braised Pork Belly
Seared crispy and served atop garlic mashed potatoes with a roasted shallot jus

Soups

Turtle Soup

French Onion

Salads

Desi Vega’s House Salad
Mixed baby greens with grape tomatoes, candied walnuts, and avocado tossed in a mandarin orange fig Grey Goose vinaigrette

Spinach Salad
Fresh tender baby spinach tossed with red onion and a warm bacon vinaigrette topped with crispy apple wood bacon and chopped boiled egg

Hearts of Lettuce
A crisp wedge of iceberg lettuce topped with grape tomatoes, apple wood bacon and crumbled blue cheese

Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed with romano cheese, creamy Caesar dressing and garlic croutons

Tomato and Mozzerella
Marinated tomatoes, fresh buffalo mozzarella topped with fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar

Boston Bibb Salad
Boston bibb lettuce, goat cheese, pears, candied walnuts in a sherry tarragon vinaigrette and drizzled with aged balsamic reduction

USDA Prime Beef

Filet Mignon
The most tender cut of corn-fed Midwestern beef

Petite Filet
A smaller, but equally tender filet

New York Strip
This USDA Prime cut has a full-bodied texture that is slightly firmer than a ribeye

Ribeye
An outstanding example of USDA Prime at its best. Well marbled for peak flavor, deliciously juicy

Porterhouse For Two
This USDA Prime cut combines the rich flavor of a strip with the tenderness of a filet

Cowboy Steak
A huge bone-in version of the USDA Prime cut

Bone-In-Filet Mignon
A larger version of the classic filet mignon, tender, delicious and full of flavor

Steak Compliments

Au Poivre Sauce
Brandy-peppercorn sauce

Bleu Cheese Crust
Bleu cheese, roasted garlic and a touch of bread crumbs

Oscar Topping
Jumbo lump crabmeat and grilled asparagus tossed in béarnaise sauce

Lobster Tail
8 oz. Lobster tail broiled to perfection

Entrees

Twin Lobster Tails
Two 6oz. lobster tails broiled to perfection and served on a sizzling plate

Surf and Turf
6oz. Filet Mignon & 6oz. lobster tail served on a sizzling plate

Colorado Lamb Chops
Four broiled succulent lamb chops, served with a flaming Mojito glaze, over garlic mashed potatoes

Mixed Grill
Marinated chicken breast, medallions of filet mignon and sweet Italian sausage

Gulf Fish of the Day
Pan seared gulf fish and served with a vegetable medley, topped with jumbo lump crabmeat in a lemon butter sauce

Marinated and Roasted Chicken Breast
Double breast of chicken flavored with our housemade marinade

Sides

Sauteed Mushrooms

Creamed Spinach

Freddie Mac & Cheese
Andouille-crawfish mac & cheese named after former New Orleans Saints player Freddie Mcafee

Lyonnaise Potatoes

Crystal Hot Sauce Onion Rings

Potato Au Gratin

Asparagus

Baked Potato

Garlic Mash Potatoes

Sweet Mash Potato Souffle

Wines from Desi Vegas Steakhouse

White Wine By The Glass

2012 Chateau Haut Maurin Sauvignon Blanc
Bordeaux, France

2012 Terra d’ Oro Pinot Grigio
Santa Barbara, California

2012 Fess Parker
Santa Barbara County, California

2011 Weinkeller Erbach Riesling
Rheingau, Germany

2012 Domaine Rene Juliette Picpoul
Languedoc, France

2010 Silverado Chardonnay
Carneros, California

2011 Robert Foley Vineyards Pinot Blanc
Napa Valley, Chardonnay

2012 Chateau Les Tuileries Bordeaux Blanc
Bordeaux, France

Champagne & Sparkling

NV Avissi
Prosecco

NV Perrier Jouet
Grand Brut

NV Veuve Clicquot
Gold Label Brut

2003 Dom Perignon
Champagne, France

2005 Cristal Louis Roderer
Champagne, France

NV Billecart Salmon Brut Rose
Champagne, France

Domestic Whites

2012 Napa Cellars Chardonnay
Napa, California

2012 Michael David Winery Chardonnay
Lodi, California

2011 Laguna Chardonnay
Russian River, California

2010 Scholium Project Midan Al-Tahrir Chardonnay Blend
California

2011 Jordan Chardonnay
Russian River, California

2012 Blindfold by Orin Swift
Napa, California

2010 Chateau St Michele Cold Creek Riesling
Columbia Valley

2012 McKenzie Manatee Farms Orange Moscato
Napa, California

2012 Frogs Leap Chardonnay
Napa, California

European and Other Wines

2012 LaBellanotte Pinot Grigio
Venezia Guilia, Italy

2011 Mazzoni Vermentino/Chardonnay
Montalicino, Italy

2008 Negretti Dada Chardonnay
Italy

2011 Domaine Pascal Bonhomme
Burgundy, France

2012 Jean Reverdy Sancerre
Loire, France

2011 Domaine Bouard-Chassagne Montrachet
Burgundy, France

Reds By The Glass

2012 Sea Glass Pinot Noir
Santa Barbara, California

2012 Reunion Malbec
Mendoza, Argentina

2011 Chateau la Mouliniere
Bordeaux, France

2011 Joel Gott 815 Cabernet
California

2009 Petronius Chianti Classico
Italy

2010 J Daan Pinot Noir
Willmette Valley, Oregon

2011 Decoy, by Duckhorn Merlot
Sonoma County, California

2010 Newton Cabernet
Napa Valley

Pinot Noir

2012 Erath Pinot Noir
Oregon

2012 Selby Pinot Noir
Russian River Valley, California

2010 Duckhorn Goldeneye Pinot Noir
 Alexander Valley, California

2010 Hope & Grace Pinot Noir
Willamette Valley, Oregon

2012 Cuvaison Pinot Noir
Carneros, Napa, California

2010 Duckhorn Merlot
Napa Valley, California

2010 Obra Prima Malbec Reserva
Mendoza, Argentina

2006 Monteviejo Malbec Blend
Mendoza, Argentina

2011 Domain Chandon Cabernet Franc
Columbia Valley, Washington

2007 Andrew Rich Cabernet Franc
Columbia Valley, Washington

2011 Saldo Zinfandel Blend “Orin Swift”
Napa Valley, California

2007 Mara Old Vine Zinfandel
Russian River Valley, California

2009 “R” Jefff Runquist Petit Syrah
Carlsberg, California

2009 VGS Cabernet Blend
Napa Valley, California

2011 The Prisoner “Orin Swift”
Napa Valley, California

2009 Joseph Phelps Insignia
Napa Valley, California

2009 Stags Leap Wine Cellars “Fey”
Napa Valley, California

2010 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet
Napa Valley, California

2008 Silver Oak Cabernet
Alexander Valley, California

2008 Jordan Cabernet
Alexander Valley, California

2009 Hanna Cabernet
Alexander Valley, California

2010 The Calling Cabernet Sauvignon
Rio Lago, California

2006 Peter Michael L’ Esprite des Pavots Cabernet Blend
Columbia Valley, Washington State

2009 Pirouette Cabernet Blend
Columbia Valley, Washington State

2010 Leviathan Cabernet Blend
St Helena, California

2011 Miner Oracle
Napa Valley