Clarence’s Taste of New Orleans
2131 Old Edgewood Road
Edgewood, Md. 21040
Clarence’s is celebrating New Orleans on Mardi Gras. There are themed specials all week and they will even do catering if you’re doing your own Mardi Gras party. At the restaurant, they offer free King Cake, plus you can order gumbo, crawfish salad and creole catfish. There are also a lot of other great dishes to try. Visit the website for more information.
901 New York Avenue NW
Washington DC 20001
Acadiana Restaurant will celebrate Mardi Gras on Monday and on the actual date. On both days, they have a variety of special events, including a four-course prix fixe menu, $5 cocktails, $4 draft beer, and New Orleans specialties at the bar. On Sunday, they have a New Orleans-style brunch and this week, there’s a “Big Easy Happy Hour” every day from 3:30 to 6:30. Visit the website for more information.
Ethel and Ramone’s
1615 Sulgrave Avenue
Baltimore, Md. 21209
Ethel and Ramone’s offer traditional Louisiana dishes like red beans and rice, gumbo—which they say is the best in Baltimore—and jambalaya. You can also get oysters and crab cakes, too. Visit the website for more information.
Slainte Irish Pub
1700 Thames Street
Baltimore, Md. 21231
Slainte is offering other specials on Mardi Gras. They have Irish cheesesteaks for lunch, and it’s surf and turf night. You can also get a pitcher of sangria for $15. There are a variety of other specials; check their website for more information.