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$10 for $20 Worth of Cajun Fare and Drinks at Fat Tuesday

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Menu of alligator, catfish, and oyster poboys supplemented by regular crawfish boils amid New Orleans décor

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Expires May 8th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table, 2 for tables of 5 or more. Dine-in only. Must purchase a food item. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Southern cuisine varies greatly by region, from the Cajun and creole dishes of Louisiana to the bags of granulated sugar served at Disney World. Sample the South with this Groupon.

$10 for $20 Worth of Cajun Fare and Drinks

The menu features fried frog legs ($3), alligator poboys ($9.95), smothered catfish with crawfish étouffée ($10.95), and red beans and rice ($5.95).

Fat Tuesday

Throughout the year, shipments of live crawfish arrive at Fat Tuesday's doorstep. Newspapers spread across tables, customers pull up their sleeves, and baskets of boiled crawfish and corn arrive from the kitchen before the crack of snapping shells resounds through the restaurant. Accompanying the meal is a variety of drinks such as sweet tea and lemonade, and beers such as Blackened Voodoo and Abita.

In between their regular crawfish boils, the kitchen crew members whip up what they refer to as a "small but mighty" daily menu of Cajun specialties. Cooks layer poboys with fried alligator, oysters, and catfish, and pots of seafood gumbo and crawfish étouffée simmer on stovetops. Plates pair with Cajun craft beers beneath glimmering purple, yellow, and green streamers throughout the New Orleans–themed dining room. Testing their patrons’ stomach capacities, the chefs challenge them to the occasional poboy-eating contest. The contestants must polish off a 2-foot-long poboy within 40 minutes while simultaneously whistling the sous chef's favorite blues song.


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  • “Authentic Cajun. Excellent food and service! ”

  • “The food was amazing and large portions! The service was wonderful and the young lady who was our waitress was so helpful with our granddaughter. Will definitely go...”

    “The food was amazing and large portions! The service was wonderful and the young lady who was our waitress was so helpful with our granddaughter. Will definitely go back again! ”

  • “Catfish and fries are the best!”

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    Fat Tuesday

    6112 SW 9th St.

    Des Moines, IA 50315

    +15152853552

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