Mardi Gras -- or Fat Tuesday, if you don't parle francaise — is Feb. 9, and with the bacchanalia it's known for come a bevy of one-day-only drink specials. Here are a few to get you started.
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Alongside a bevy of New Orleans-themed food specials, the East Dallas neighborhood watering hole is offering $4 Abita drafts and hurricanes. 2401 N. Henderson Ave., Dallas. capitolpubdallas.com.
This Uptown bar offers $3 Abitas and hurricanes on its rooftop deck that overlooks downtown Dallas. A free Mardi Gras-themed buffet will be available from 5 to 7 p.m. (if it lasts that long); a DJ will keep the party going from 8 to midnight. 3301 McKinney Ave., Dallas. quarterbardallas.com.
You would expect a place that calls itself a Cajun cafe to go big or go home on Mardi Gras. The chain doesn't disappoint -- these specials are good daily through Feb. 9. Get $3 Abita drafts and $3 "Mardi-ritas" and frozen hurricanes. Twelve area locations. razzoos.com.
In addition to live music performed by a three-piece band, this Uptown hotspot will feature drink specials on Fat Tuesday. Get $5 Mardi Gras shots, $8 Creolo cocktails and $10 hurricanes and blackberry Sazeracs. 4900 McKinney Ave., Dallas. henrysmajestic.com.
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