Hobnobber's Variety Bar is regarded as one of the best local spots to eat original NOLA cuisine. The restaurant serves authentic dishes, including shrimp po-boys and gumbo, in addition to a specialty menu that changes daily. Special dishes include BBQ ribs, red beans and rice, southern fried chicken, and a fried catfish seafood plate. The menu at Hobnobber's is lengthy and diverse, and guaranteed to surprise diners on any day of the week. The restaurant also serves indulgent, homemade deserts and sides that rotate daily, including baked macaroni, peach cobbler, and potato salad.