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Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Denver

Pretend you're in New Orleans and check out the city's Mardi Gras celebrations this year.

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From crawfish to gumbo and hurricanes, restaurants have all the Mardi Grad staples to make any Denverite feel like they're dining in NOLA.

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Lil' Devils Lounge

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On Fat Tuesday, 16 ounce hurricanes will be $3 and beads will come with each purchase. The party starts at 7 p.m. with live music from "The Soul Phones."

ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop

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Both ViewHouse locations are excited to celebrate Mardi Gras with a New Orleans inspired menu. From February 16 to February 20, enjoy: crawfish and sausage gumbo for under $10; crispy crawfish for $11.95; chicken and andouille jambalaya for $16.95; grilled lobster etouffee for $28.95, and hurricanes for $8.

Session Kitchen

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Session Kitchen is also celebrating Mardi Gras with a New Orleans inspired dish. Chef Scott Parker will honor the southern holiday by featuring New Orleans style meats and cheeses. Call for reservations.

Punch Bowl Social Food & Drink

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Punch Bowl Social will offer a "Green Plate Special" of veggie gumbo and a "Blue Plate Special" of etouffee, red beans and rice with andouille sausage on Fat Tuesday. While enjoying the New Orleans inspired plates, patrons can enjoy Cajun Jazz music. After some dinner and music, patrons can enjoy bowling, ping pong, arcade games, darts, marbles and shuffle board - all with varying prices.

West End Tavern

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The West End Tavern is celebrating Mardi Gras with food and drink specials, and the "Wing King Challenge" on February 17. Come in any time from 11 a.m. to close to enjoy $6 hurricanes and a cripsy shrimp po'boy for $12. "The Wing Challenge" will award whoever finishes 50 wings the fastest and whoever finishes 50 wings in 30 minutes or less.

Jax Fish House Denver

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Max will offer crawfish etouffee with buttered rice for $9; BBQ shrimp po'boy for $19; a king cake for $6; and various southern-inspired drinks. The Glendale location is also hosting a celebration and so is the Boulder one.

Park House

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It's live music and a high country crawfish boil from chef Ed. "The MudBugs" boil will start at 3 p.m. with music beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Corner Office Restaurant

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The Corner Office (1401 Curtis Street, Denver CO 80202) will be serving up a classic Hurricane made with white and dark rum, lime and orange juice, passion fruit, grenadine and simple syrup.

The Nickel

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The Nickel Denver is celebrating Mardi Gras with a special Sazerac barrel release party featuring New Orleans favorites with a Denver twist. Revelers can toast this special barrel-aged Whiskey Sazerac, a classic Mardi Gras favorite, made with spirits specially sourced from Vail-based 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company, and Boudin Blanc and Andouille Sausage made by Denver butcher Western Daughters. Charcuterie tastes and oysters will be available for $1 throughout the party from 5 to 8 p.m.

Lil' Devils Lounge

On Fat Tuesday, 16 ounce hurricanes will be $3 and beads will come with each purchase. The party starts at 7 p.m. with live music from "The Soul Phones."

ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop

Both ViewHouse locations are excited to celebrate Mardi Gras with a New Orleans inspired menu. From February 16 to February 20, enjoy: crawfish and sausage gumbo for under $10; crispy crawfish for $11.95; chicken and andouille jambalaya for $16.95; grilled lobster etouffee for $28.95, and hurricanes for $8.

Session Kitchen

Session Kitchen is also celebrating Mardi Gras with a New Orleans inspired dish. Chef Scott Parker will honor the southern holiday by featuring New Orleans style meats and cheeses. Call for reservations.

Punch Bowl Social Food & Drink

Punch Bowl Social will offer a "Green Plate Special" of veggie gumbo and a "Blue Plate Special" of etouffee, red beans and rice with andouille sausage on Fat Tuesday. While enjoying the New Orleans inspired plates, patrons can enjoy Cajun Jazz music. After some dinner and music, patrons can enjoy bowling, ping pong, arcade games, darts, marbles and shuffle board - all with varying prices.

West End Tavern

The West End Tavern is celebrating Mardi Gras with food and drink specials, and the "Wing King Challenge" on February 17. Come in any time from 11 a.m. to close to enjoy $6 hurricanes and a cripsy shrimp po'boy for $12. "The Wing Challenge" will award whoever finishes 50 wings the fastest and whoever finishes 50 wings in 30 minutes or less.

Jax Fish House Denver

Max will offer crawfish etouffee with buttered rice for $9; BBQ shrimp po'boy for $19; a king cake for $6; and various southern-inspired drinks. The Glendale location is also hosting a celebration and so is the Boulder one.

Park House

It's live music and a high country crawfish boil from chef Ed. "The MudBugs" boil will start at 3 p.m. with music beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Corner Office Restaurant

The Corner Office (1401 Curtis Street, Denver CO 80202) will be serving up a classic Hurricane made with white and dark rum, lime and orange juice, passion fruit, grenadine and simple syrup.

The Nickel

The Nickel Denver is celebrating Mardi Gras with a special Sazerac barrel release party featuring New Orleans favorites with a Denver twist. Revelers can toast this special barrel-aged Whiskey Sazerac, a classic Mardi Gras favorite, made with spirits specially sourced from Vail-based 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company, and Boudin Blanc and Andouille Sausage made by Denver butcher Western Daughters. Charcuterie tastes and oysters will be available for $1 throughout the party from 5 to 8 p.m.

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