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Cajun Food and Drinks at Fat Tuesday (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Watrous South

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Menu of alligator, catfish, and oyster po' boys supplemented by regular crawfish boils amid New Orleans decor

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Promotional value expires Apr 2, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. 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.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $11 for $20 worth of Cajun food and drinks for two
  • $22 for $40 worth of Cajun food and drinks for four or more
  • See the menu.

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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90% of 272 customers recommend

  • “Catfish and fries are the best!”

  • “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! ”

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    Watrous South

    6112 SW 9th St.

    Des Moines, IA 50315

    +15152853552

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