Let the good times roll, Little Rock. No matter how you want to celebrate Fat Tuesday, the capital city has something fun for everyone. Put on your best purple, green and gold and celebrate the excess and indulgence that is Mardi Gras with our list of eats, sweets and sips from around the city. Ain’t no shame in this fat game.


Petit & Keet: P&K is rolling out the purple carpet with themed cocktails, baked oysters and king cake smash burgers. Stop in 4-10 p.m. More info here.

The Faded Rose Restaurant: Fill up on food and flavor this Fat Tuesday at The Faded Rose Restaurant. Try the boiled crawfish or one of their delicious New Orleans Creole and Cajun dishes. After the party is over, they’ll be serving up crawfish every Tuesday until the end of May. More info here.

Brewski's Pub & Grub: Mardi Gras will be celebrated all day on taco Tuesday at Brewski’s Pub & Grub on Feb 21. Crawfish begins at 5:30 p.m. and live trivia begins at 7 p.m. Expect $5 hurricanes, Nola bombs, margaritas and more. Crawfish will be served on three-pound trays. More info here.

Cypress Social: Get your bibs and beads ready because Cypress Social is throwing its second annual Fat Tuesday Crawfish Boil from 4-10 p.m. on Feb 21. Order the traditional boil basket with a frozen or Peachy Hurricane Swirl cocktail. Crawfish will be sold in two-pound increments until sold out. More info here.

Heights Taco & Tamale Co.: Heights Taco & Tamale Co. is once again serving its NOLA-inspired po’ boy tacos with fried oysters, cabbage slaw, pico de gallo, red chile tartar sauce, fresh cilantro and lemon. While you’re at it, try one of their delicious frozen hurricanes.


Community Bakery: Grab a beautifully decorated Mardi Gras-themed cupcake, fleur de lis cookie or king cake latte at Community Bakery. Visit the downtown or west Little Rock locations Monday-Thursday from 6 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Zaza Pizza Co: Cure your sweet tooth with a scoop of Zaza’s iconic gelato. The featured flavor is Mardi Gras-themed, of course, with real king cake from Boulevard Bread. Stop by anytime Sunday-Thursday from 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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The Fold: Bottoms up for Fat Tuesday. After you fill up on a plate of tacos, try a festive hand-squeezed hurricane cocktail from The Fold. Drinks will be served until 8 p.m.

Mockingbird Bar & Tacos: There are many hurricanes in the forecast this week. Mockingbird Bar & Tacos will be serving its very own version of the “Play De Doh” and a mocktail version called “Play De Don’t.”


We'll be updating this list as more info rolls in. Have something to add? Email info@littlerocksoiree.com.