Celebrate Mardi Gras at Willie’s with Cajun Crawfish Boil, Live Music and More on Tap
Willie’s Grill & Icehouse is back again with their annual Beer, Bugs & Blues to celebrate Mardi Gras! Starting Thursday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 11 and on Fat Tuesday (Feb. 13), the Texas-based eatery is serving up a good time with live music, fresh crawfish, ice cold beer, cocktails and much more.
In addition to its full menu of down-home Texas fare, Willie’s will be serving up Louisiana’s best crawfish by the pound for just $6.99/lb, add fresh potatoes and corn for an additional $1.50. Add mushrooms & onions for an additional $1.50 or add sausage for $2.99.
Get em with the works (fresh corn, potatoes, mushrooms & onions, and sausage for $5.00.
They will also have Cajun Classics like the;
- Ultimate Cajun Platter that will feed the whole gang with 3 lbs of crawfish with shrimp, sausage, mushrooms & onions, fresh corn and potatoes for $29.99.
- Boiled Shrimp
- Raw Oysters
- Boudin Balls
The San Antonio hot spot will also feature face painting, balloon artists and beads for the kids, featured cocktails for the adults and live music for the whole family. Several popular local bands have been scheduled for each night of the week long party:
- Thursday 2/8/18: Dr. Zog Band 6:30-10 PM
- Friday 2/9/18: Hamilton Loomis 6-10 PM
- Saturday 2/10/18: Groove Doctors 6:30-10:30 PM
- Sunday 2/11/18: Brent Michael Wood 5-9 PM
- Fat Tuesday 2/13/18: Finding Friday 6-10 PM
You can’t celebrate Mardi Gras without Frozen Yards, so Willie’s will have three to choose from: the Big Willie, Voodoo Daddy and Frozen Jack & Coke. Each of these delicious drinks is just $12 in the 24 oz. Frozen Yard. They will also have Top Shelf Margaritas, mixed drinks, shots, bottled & draft beer.
Mardi Gras is the perfect time of year to let the good times roll. With Willie’s throwing the party there is no need to make the trip to New Orleans. They are going to be boiling up a ton of our famous crawfish, an they’ll have plenty of fun activities that the entire family will enjoy including some great bands lined up. Come out and dance the night away.
Admission and all of the activities are free. Tent opens 1 hour before the band each day. For more information, visit the event page at facebook.com/beerbugsandblues.
Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Willie’s menu boasts some of the best burgers in Texas, giant hand-breaded Chicken Fried Steak, finger lickin’ Baby Back Ribs and Texas Seafood. From boiled crawfish to BBQ, Willie’s offers up several mouthwatering dishes that are sure to please. With establishments peppering the Lone Star State, Willie’s Grill & Icehouse is proud to call itself a Texas original.
Willie’s Grill & Icehouse is located at 15801 San Pedro Ave. in San Antonio.
About Willie’s Grill & Icehouse
Beginning as a stand-alone burger joint back in 1993 in Houston, Texas, Willie’s is still the place to go when you’re looking to kick back with family and friends and dig in to some down-home Texas fare. Willie’s captures the feel of the traditional Texas Icehouse that offers a casual restaurant feel with old-time nostalgia. Add some lively music, a trough packed with cold beer, giant open garage doors, a sandbox, arcade games for the kids and the friendliest service in Texas and it’s easy to see why Willie’s is the place for “Great Food and More Fun” for Texans of all ages.