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Celebrate Mardi Gras with Emeril's Restaurants in New Orleans

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Emeril's Restaurants in New Orleans

Emeril’s restaurants in New Orleans welcomes Carnival Season with fanfare by offering special hours and menu items in festive settings for guests to enjoy.

Let Meril, the latest by Chef Emeril Lagasse, be your headquarters for Mardi Gras fun. Available now, guests can enjoy festive cocktails and a dessert, including the Flambeaux Punch, with rum, passionfruit, banana and ginger syrup, set aflame tableside; the Purple Knight, with bourbon, Lillete, lemon and blueberry; and the Tres Leches King Cake, for starters. And beginning January 26, revelers can grab Meril food to-go, with a special Street Food Menu, served to-go in Meril go-cups. The menu will be available at the bar through Mardi Gras Day. Choose from items like the Korean Fried Chicken; Beef Taquitos with Chipotle May; and Cotton Candy, just to name a few.

Meril is located at 424 Girod Street and is open for lunch and dinner daily starting at 11:30 a.m., including Mardi Gras Day. Call (504) 526-3745 or visit Meril’s website to view the entire menu or to make a reservation.

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Celebrate with family and friends at Emeril's New Orleans. Pastry Chef Jeremy Fogg brings back his famous King Cake Monkey Bread, with different weekly flavors, including Coconut (1/23-29), Strawberry and Creole Cream Cheese (1/30 – 2/5), and Cookies and Cream (2/6-12). Guests can indulge in equally delicious Mardi Gras-inspired cocktails, including the Berry Bacchus, made with Cathead Vodka, Chambord, ginger-mint syrup, and lemon and lime juice; Muse’s Green Mary – a festive take on the classic Bloody Mary; Golden Orpheus, with Skyy Blood Orange Vodka, Elderflower Liqueur, thyme simple syrup and grapefruit; and a King Cake Milk Punch.

Emeril’s New Orleans is located at 800 Tchoupitoulas St. and is open for dinner starting at 5 p.m. During Mardi Gras, the restaurant will be opening early on February 8, 9, 10 and 12, from 11:30a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The restaurant will be open for dinner on Sunday, February 11, from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. The restaurant will be closed on Mardi Gras Day. Call (504) 528-9393 or visit the Emeril’s New Orleans website to view additional course offerings or to make reservations.

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While you’re waiting for the next parade to roll on the Uptown route, refuel at Emeril’s Delmonico with the mouth-watering King Cake Donut Sundae, prepared by Pastry Chef Amy Lemon, and pair with an equally festive cocktail, available now.

Emeril’s Delmonico is located at 1300 St. Charles Ave. and is open for dinner beginning at 5 p.m. The restaurant will offer lunch on Friday, February 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The restaurant will be closed on Mardi Gras Day. To make reservations or view the entire menu, call (504) 525-4937 or visit the Emeril's Delmonico’s website.

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For those looking to parade into the French Quarter this Mardi Gras season, NOLA Restaurant has you covered. Give your feet a rest, and enjoy some King Cake Bread Pudding, by Pastry Chef Amy Lemon. A traditional dish with a New Orleans twist! NOLA is also offering a special Mardi Gras-inspired cocktail that is sure to keep spirits high during Carnival season.

NOLA is located at 534 St. Louis St. and is open daily starting at 11:30 a.m. The restaurant will be closed on Mardi Gras Day. Call (504) 522-6652 or visit NOLA’s website to view additional course offerings or to make reservations.