Philadelphia, PA - As Eagles mania wines down, Philadelphia 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!
- Rex 1516 - South Street’s southern-inspired restaurant and bar, will be celebrating the holiday the only way they know how, with mouthwatering Southern comfort food and classic NOLA libations, including Falernum Hurricanes ($8), served with aged rum, white rum and falernum; and a King Cake Burger, served with an 8 oz. beef patty with cheddar, bacon, lettuce and housemade 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/
- Square 1682 - Rittenhouse Square’s Modern American Kitchen + Cocktails, is celebrating Mardi Gras with a New Orleans-inspired Crawfish Pepperpot Soup ($10) from Executive Chef Bobby Surdam and Bluebird Distilling Rye Saazeracs ($10) from Lead Bartender Daniel Kulisek. Both features will be available starting at 5 pm. - 121 S 17th St. | 215.563.5008 | http://www.square1682.com/
- Assembly Rooftop Lounge - Philadelphians can celebrate the spirited holiday with sweeping views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Assembly Rooftop Lounge, The Logan Hotel’s swanky rooftop cocktail bar. Guests can sip on frozen hurricanes ($8) on Tuesday while relaxing in the all-weather lounge. - 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.783.4171 | https://assemblyrooftop.com/
- Keen - Rittenhouse Square’s eclectic restaurant and bar, is celebrating Mardi Gras in traditional NOLA fashion with hurricanes ($9) and beignets with whipped cream for $7 on Tuesday. Guests can grab a seat at the “sexy rainforest” bar or challenge a friend to a game of Pac-Man in the second floor lounge for a fun laidback Mardi Gras celebration. - 1708 Lombard St. | 215.515.5336 | www.keenphilly.com