Grab your beads and laissez les bons temps rouler or "let the good times roll." Mardi Gras touches down on Tuesday, Feb. 17, with Hurricanes, Creole food and Sazeracs galore. Get ready for Fat Tuesday with these nine restaurants in Las Vegas.Read More
Nine Ways To Celebrate Mardi Gras in Las Vegas
The Country Club
Country Club at Wynn Las Vegas has crawfish beignets, crispy alligator tenderloins, gumbo, shrimp remoulade and jumbo lump crab cake topped off with the traditional King cake.
Delmonico Steakhouse has New Orleans turtle soup with sherry wine for $14, Gulf shrimp Creole over steamed rice for $19 and classic individual king cake for $11.
Distill — A Local Bar
On Saturday, Feb. 21, Distill will turn up the N’Awlins vibe to celebrate the time-honored holiday. Guests are encouraged to wear ornate masks, bring their beads to share with friends and wear masquerade attire. Local jazz artists, the Outside Inn Trio, will transform Distill into a unique French Quarter experience, complete with a horn section special to the event. Guests can also order Cajun and Creole inspired food specials and sip on specialty drinks including the ‘Distill Hurricane.’
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House has cornmeal fried Louisiana oysters with andouille sausage, Creole corn maque choux and tomato pepper jam for $13; blue crab and bibb lettuce with hickory smoked bacon, pickled fennel and jalapeno hush puppies for $17; cedar plank speckled trout and Louisiana crawfish with Anson Mills stone ground grits and tangy warm remoulade sauce for $35; and individual king cake for $11.
On Tuesday, Feb. 17, Bloq Party Tuesday at The Linq will celebrate with New Orleans-style carnival activities, including a Zydeco band on The Linq Fountain Stage and Fat Tuesday themed float throughout the night. Guests will be provided with beads and a free silent disco will cap the night at 12:30 a.m.
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Lola's - A Louisiana Kitchen
Lola’s owner Lola Elizabeth Pokorny is a New Orleans native, so expect to find crawdads and Abita beer flowing. Two locations.
Made L.V. is bringing a Mardi Gras dinner to Tivoli Village this Fat Tuesday. Chef/owner Kim Canteenwalla will be rolling out a family style menu of Crescent City and Cajun inspired dishes. New Orleans-native and creator of Late Night Chef Fight on the FYI Network, Jolene Mannina, is set to host the evening. In addition to the special menu, guests can enjoy Bourbon Street inspired cocktails including Hurricanes, Sazeracs, and Pimms Cups. The Mardi Gras Dinner will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. and is $36 per person.
Rhythm Kitchen celebrates Fat Tuesday with its sixth annual all-you-can-eat crab and crawfish boil for $34 per person.
Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse
Table 10 has crispy pork boudin boulettes with pickled vegetable salad for $13, Gulf snapper braised "courtbouillon" with cheddar grits gratin for $32, and King cake malasadas for $10.