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Mardi Gras 2018: Let the good times roll!

Mardi Gras 2018: Let the good times roll!

Feb 4, 2018

It’s that time of the year again to don your favorite feathered mask and live it up like you’re in the Big Easy for Mardi Gras! Let the good times roll in the Windy City, with themed food and drink specials, Carnival-inspired nights and live music. Festivities kick off as early as February 8 for Carnival and continue through February 13 for Fat Tuesday!

 

tallboy taco cocktail in a hurricane glass and a mardi gras mask
Fat Tuesday at Tallboy Taco means Hurricanes on special!

Carnival

Tallboy Taco
WHEN: Thursday, February 8 – Saturday, February 10
CONTACT: 312-664-2727
Bringing Rio de Janeiro to you this year, Tallboy Taco is kicking off their carnival season with DJ- X from 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM on Thursday, February 8, followed by two full days of festivities:

Friday, February 9 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Come on everybody, do the Conga! The dance floor kicks off with Brazilian Dancers and Drummers, starting at 9:30 PM and performing throughout the evening. Sip on $10 Hurricanes, plus tax (gratuity not included). Saturday, February 10 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM
The Carnival celebration continues as live Brazilian Samba dancers light up the nightclub with a performance at 10:30 PM. Sip on $10 Hurricanes plus tax (gratuity not included).

Make a reservation for Carnival at Tallboy Taco.

 

Nacional 27
WHEN: Thursday, February 8 – Saturday, February 10
CONTACT: 312-664-2727
Nacional 27 will bring a taste of Rio de Janeiro to you this year Carnival celebrations throughout the weekend leading up to Fat Tuesday! The weekend will begin on Thursday, February 8 with DJ- X spinning from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM, followed by days of festivities:

Friday, February 9 from 5:30 PM – 2:00 AM
Come on everybody, do the Conga! The dance floor kicks off with Brazilian Dancers and Drummers, starting at 9:30 PM and performing throughout the evening. Sip on $10 Hurricanes, plus tax (gratuity not included).

Saturday, February 10 from 5:30 PM – 3:00 AM
The Carnival celebration continues as live Brazilian Samba dancers light up the nightclub with a performance at 10:30 PM. Sip on $10 Hurricanes, plus tax (gratuity not included).

Make a reservation for Carnival at Nacional 27.

 

overhead shot of lobster, clams, shrimp, sausage and other ingredients
Don’t miss out on Shaw’s Chicago’s Crawfish Boil on Fat Tuesday (Feb 13)!

 

Fat Tuesday

 

Mon Ami Gabi
WHEN: Tuesday, February 13 at 6:30 PM
CONTACT: 773-348-8886
Let the good times roll at our Fat Tuesday Dinner! We’re pairing up with special guest and good friend Sarah to bring you a Cajun menu perfect for Mardi Gras. The menu features Oysters Rockefeller, Classic Duck Gumbo, Jambalaya with chicken, andouille sausage and tasso ham, King Cake and Praline Ice Cream for dessert, and more. Sip on housemade Hurricane Punch and red and white wine pairings to complete your Fat Tuesday celebrations. Tickets are priced at $65 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included). Please call Mon Ami Gabi to reserve.

 

Oyster Bah
WHEN: Tuesday, February 13 from 5:00 – 10:00 P
CONTACT: 773-248-3000
We are going cajun this Fat Tuesday with a seafood boil at Oyster Bah! Guest can choose between two options: Head on shrimp, clams, sausage, corn on the cob, and potatoes for $29.95 or 1 lb. whole Maine lobster, clams, sausage, corn on the cob, and potatoes for $36.95, plus tax (gratuity not includes). Oyster Bah’s full menu will be available in addition to the seafood boil. Seafood boil supplies are limited and reservations are recommended. Reservations for Fat Tuesday Seafood Boil at Oyster Bah can be made here.

Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago
WHEN: 
Friday, February 9 – Tuesday, February 13
CONTACT312-527-2722
Celebrate Mardi Gras at Shaw’s Chicago in the Oyster Bar! Shaw’s will feature a special New Orleans-inspired menu from February 9 through February 13, including Oyster Po’BoyCrawfish EtouffeeBlackened Redfish with Crawfish SauceJambalaya and Seafood Gumbo.

Exclusive to Fat Tuesday on February 13, the Oyster Bar will also be serving a Crawfish Boil with potatoes, corn, and andouille sausage ($30) and have happy hour half off oysters from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Join us for Fat Tuesday for live music from 7pm-10pm! Seating in the Oyster bar is first come, first serve.

Make a reservation at Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago.

 

Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg
WHEN: Friday, February 9 – Tuesday, February 13
CONTACT: 847-517-2722
Celebrate Mardi Gras at Shaw’s Schaumburg in the Oyster Bar! Shaw’s will feature a special New Orleans-inspired menu from February 9 through February 13. In addition to this special menu, enjoy happy hour all day in the Oyster Bar on Fat Tuesday, February 13!

The Mardi Gras menu includes Oyster Po’Boy, Shrimp & Crawfish Etouffee, Blackened Redfish with Crawfish Sauce, Shrimp Jambalaya, Seafood Gumbo, New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp and Homemade Banana Foster

Make a reservation at Shaw’s Crab House in Schaumburg.

 

Tallboy Taco
WHEN: Tuesday, February 13
CONTACT: 312-664-2727
If you can’t make it to Mardi Gras this year, celebrate Fat Tuesday at Tallboy Taco! Chow on $2 Tacos (after 5:00 PM), plus tax (gratuity not included) and sip on $7 Hurricanes, plus tax (gratuity not included) all day long – Rio de Janeiro style. Make a reservation for Fat Tuesday at Tallboy Taco.

 

Looking for more things to do in February? We’ve got your food needs covered for the big game and Valentine’s Day specials throughout the country.


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