Fat Tuesday

Greater South Side

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In a Nutshell

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

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Promotional value expires May 8, 2013. Amount paid never expires. 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.

Customer Reviews

Catfish and fries are the best!
Samone Y. · October 14, 2014
Keep it up! You're doing a great job and are on the right side of town, and the right side of life, for those who care.
November 15, 2013
We have eaten there twice since our original visit. Everything is made fresh. Great food!
Martin F. · August 21, 2013

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