Mardi Gras is a time of celebration in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.
From parades to parties, the Metroplex turns into one giant ball of fun for this special party holiday. But the best way to experience the best Mardi Gras has to offer in the Metroplex is by heading out to a bar or a restaurant that will be serving New Orleans style drinks and cuisine.
If you’re stumped on where to go, we have you covered, and here are the best restaurants and bars that you should attend for Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
1613 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75206
Dallas has a ton of great dive bars, but none does Mardi Gras better than this Lower Greenville dive. Ships Lounge has become a staple for the up-and-coming nightlife strip and their Mardi gras celebrations have become quite popular in Dallas. There isn’t much more than you can say about the place, so head there and experience this wild scene for yourself during Mardi Gras.
The Quarter Bar
3301 McKinney Ave. Dallas, TX 75204
In trendy Uptown, this bar reigns supreme during Mardi Gras. The Quarter Bar will be the first bar on your list if you’re planning a Mardi Gras-themed bar crawl, but you may not want to leave this place after you have experienced the atmosphere here. The Quarter Bar is certainly the place where the good times will roll during this special holiday.
The Daiquiri Shoppe
692 W. Pioneer Pkwy. Grand Prairie, TX 75051
It doesn’t get any more New Orleans in the Metroplex than at this hidden gem in the suburb of Grand Prairie. You would think that a place like The Daiquiri Shoppe would be in the middle of Dallas or Fort Worth, but it’s here in Grand Prairie where the spirit of the Big Easy shines the brightest. This is the perfect place to go if you want that Cajun vibe in the big Metroplex.The Daiquiri Shoppe has a second location in Carrollton, located at 1837 W. Frankford Rd. ((469) 892-6537).
Southern Classic Daiquiri Factory
6751 Bridge St. Fort Worth, TX 76112
If you’re missing the smell and sights of Cajun Country, this East Fort Worth spot should be your Mardi gras headquarters. Southern Classic Daiquiri Factory has some of the best daiquiris this side of New Orleans, and the prices aren’t that bad either, making this a solid place to party the night away on Mardi Gras.If you're not near the original location, check out their second location at 6256 McCart Ave. ((682) 385-9050).
Boo Ray’s of New Orleans
7255 Boat Club Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76179
New Orleans flavor is on full display at this Far Northwest Fort Worth Cajun spot. Boo Ray’s of New Orleans has all of the sights and sounds of the Big East, and the drinks and cuisine will certainly have you in the mood to party the night away. Oh, and don’t forget to try their swamp juice, you’ll thank us later. You don't have to head to Fort Worth to experience Boo Ray's! If you're in Hudson Oaks, check out their location at 201 N. Lakeshore Dr. ((817) 599-6266).