Where to Celebrate Fat Tuesday in Dallas

Desiree Espada added some decoration to this Aw Shucks photo to make it look like we have way more Mardi Gras spirit than we actually do.

We may not be in New Orleans, but that doesn’t mean we can’t party like we’re on Bourbon Street. Here’s a short list of places with Mardi Gras specials tomorrow.

Who: Aw Shucks & Big Shucks
When: Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Several locations
What: $5.99 crawfish (1 lb), Free Mardi beads, and 2.50 Abita’s Mardi Gras Brew. Aw Shucks Lewisville and Big Shucks Richardson/Dallas will have live Zydeco Music.

Who: Bone Daddy’s
 Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Multiple locations
“Celebrate Fat Tuesday with the Daddy’s Girls, who will be wearing Mardi Gras costumes, and chow down on a Flying Pig sandwich, with Pulled pork, link sausage, maple glazed ham and smoky bacon on one bun, and wash it down with an ice-cold Hurricane for $14.99.”

Who: Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe
Multiple locations
 All-day-long specials – Boiled Crawfish $4.99/lb (subject to availability), Frozen Hurrycanes $3.50, Abita Draft Beers $3, Rat Toes (Shrimp & crab-stuffed jalapenos) $4.99, Fried, Pickle Puckers $3.99, Fried Green Beans $3.99. “LIVE MUSIC: We’ll also have a live band at the Razzoo’s in Lewisville on Fat Tuesday: party band Professor D will be on stage at 6:30pm.”

shinseiWho: Shinsei
Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 5 p.m. to close
7713 Inwood Rd.
$5 tsunamis and crawfish rolls

Who: Sherlock’s Baker St. Pub & Grill’s
Where: Dallas, Addison, and Arlington
Shopping cart paradise (servers push decorated shopping carts), bead toss, and live music


  • Dubious Brother

    Hopefully you mean February 12

  • dutch

    What image could you have chosen to better conjure up thoughts of New Orleans & Mardi Gras than a Mexican Shrimp Cocktail? Well done!

    I guess since fat Tuesday is a Catholic holiday (not a Louisiana holiday) you are giving the Mexicans consideration since most of them are Catholic. Yeah, I’d go with that explanation.

  • Carol Shih

    dutch, we hope that Desiree’s edit of the photo pleases you this time.

  • wasbiwarrior

    don’t miss the party at Shuck n Jive on Greenville been doing Fat Tuesday there for years and I guaranteee (cajun spelling) a headache and a story to share at the water coller if you even make it to work on wednesday

  • dutch

    well played.

  • Eric Bailey

    Like most places in the US, it’s usually too cold in February to do a proper Carnival, and therefore Fat Tuesday, celebration. So, we save it for St. Patrick’s.