Where to Eat Tomorrow for Mardi Gras

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Boxing Room Photo: Brian Smeets/Grub Street

What better reason to get your eat and drink on than Fat Tuesday? Tomorrow many of your favorite restaurants are hosting Mardi Gras parties with special cocktails, menus, and more. The hottest tickets are Boxing Room’s $2 oysters, duck and sausage jambalaya, and live jazz; and Town Hall’s ninth annual blow-out bash.

Boxing Room
399 Grove Street
Tuesday, February 21, from 7 p.m to 10 p.m.

Live New Orleans jazz and blues, Gulf oyster specials, Abita Mardi Gras bock on tap, duck and sausage jambalaya, and king cake. Reservations are recommended.

Town Hall
Tuesday, February 21, at 6 p.m.
342 Howard Street
$60 in advance, $75 at the door

Grab you’re beads, boas, and masks because Town Hall is known for throwing one of the best Mardi Gras’ parties around and this year will be no different. On the menu: fried chicken, jambalaya, gumbo, etouffée, barbecued shrimp, and oysters. Abita beer and Louisiana-style hurricanes. Music by D’Amphibians with live samba dancers.

The Front Porch
65A 29th Street
Tuesday, February 21
$40 prix fixe menu

Along with the regular Front Porch menu, diners can enjoy a special shrimp boil. If you find the plastic baby in their king cake, you’ll get a gift certificate to the restaurant.

Brenda’s French Soul Food
625 Polk Street
Tuesday, February 21

Although it’s normally closed on Tuesday’s, Brenda’s will be open for a Mardi Gras party tomorrow night.

Farmer Brown
25 Mason Street
Tuesday, February 21

For just $25, you get a choice of seafood jambalaya, bowl of gumbo, or their famous fried chicken along with a house made slurricane and a piece of king cake for dessert.

The Tipsy Pig
2231 Chestnut Street
Tuesday, February 21

The Marina hot spot is throwing a party and celebrating their third anniversary with Mardi Gras-inspired culinary creations, music, and beverages.

Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen
2261 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
Tuesday, February 21

Fans of alligator should head to this Berkeley eatery where they will be offering fried alligator and grilled gator sausages, among other NOLA specialties like blue crab crab cakes and fried softshell crab po’boys.

Other places that are sure to be packed, because they serve Southern-style fair, are Elite Cafe, Magnolia Brewery and Pub, 1300 on Fillmore, and Pican in Oakland.

Where to Eat Tomorrow for Mardi Gras