Philadelphia, PA - Philly area bars and restaurants are gearing up for Mardi Gras. Check out Fat Tuesday specials from some of Philly’s top restaurants and bars below!
The Bourse Will Bring Mardi Gras to Philly - Beginning around 7 am on Fat Tuesday, participating food hall merchants will get things started by providing time-honored New Orléans-inspired dishes, such as Hurricanes, Mini King Cakes, Spicy Fried Shrimp and more. As the sun goes down, the festivity will kick into high gear with lively music from Drew Nugent & The Midnight Society, a local jazz group, and beguiling performances from Envoute.
- Rex 1516, Philly’s home of elevated southern cuisine, is celebrating Mardi Gras with mouthwatering Southern comfort food and classic NOLA drink. Such as Falernum Hurricanes ($8), served with aged rum, white rum, and the popular Tiki syrup liquor falernum, and a King Cake Burger served with an 8 oz. beef patty with cheddar, bacon, lettuce, and house-made pickles on a king’s cake roll. Guests can enjoy Chef Justin Swain’s King Cake Burger with a pint of Newbold and shot of Jim Beam’s Devil’s Cut for $17. 1516 South St | 267-319-1366 | http://rex1516.com
- Red Owl Tavern, a New American Old City spot across from Independence Mall, is offering a carnival of flavors for their Mardi Gras drink specials this year. For $10 each, patrons can sip on King Cake Milk Punch, a smooth drink with brown butter washed bourbon, vanilla dem and nutmeg, a Café NOLA, with a creamy coffee, praline syrup and cognac mix, and a Sazerac with rye whiskey, absinthe, sugar, and Peychaud’s bitters. 433 Chestnut St. | 215.923.2267 | www.redowltavern.com
- Square 1682, located around the corner from Rittenhouse Square in Center City, is bringing a Sazerac for $10 to Mardi Gras day crews. Pair with Jerk Chicken over pan-fried cabbage and 1682 hot sauce ($24) and Warm Cornbread with house churned butter and honey ($5) for a mouth-watering Mardi Gras feast. South 17th Street | 215-563-5008 | https://square1682.com
- Assembly Rooftop Lounge, located on the 9th floor of the Logan Hotel overlooking the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is joining the celebration with frozen Hurricanes. For $14, patrons can enjoy a NOLA French Quarter-inspired Hurricane with dark rum and a tropical combination of fruit juices while overlooking a beautiful view of Logan Square and beyond. 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215-783-4171 | https://assemblyrooftop.com