The MenuPages Guide To Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is tonight! If you’re looking for a hurricane-swilling, king-cake-gobbling good time, we’ve got you covered. Below, seven bead-worthy nights on the town.

75 Chestnut: Hurricane bar, jambalaya & crawfish etouffee, masks, and live music; no cover. 5pm on.

Beehive: Mardi Gras Carnival do Brazil: Brazilian food, live music, special cocktails; no cover. 6:30pm-1am.

Dick’s Last Resort: Costume contest, $2.75 SoCo hurricanes, $3 Harpoon pints. 5pm on.

McFadden’s: Live music, hosted by Dennis Haskins aka Saved By The Bell’s Mr. Belding (we are not making this up); no cover before 10pm. 8pm on.

The Middle East: Live music from Henri Smith’s New Orleans Friends & Flavors; $5. 8pm on.

Rialto: New Orleans cocktails, Louisiana-inspired Maine shrimp, free bruschetta, masks with donation; no cover, $10 suggested donation to The Greater Boston Food Bank. 5pm on.

Smoken Joe’s: Live music, New Orleans food; no cover. 6pm-11pm.

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The MenuPages Guide To Mardi Gras