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How to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Las Vegas

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Vegas at the numerous top rated Cajun restaurants with the spirit of New Orleans.

The parades in NOLA may be canceled this year, but here in Las Vegas, you can have great Cajun meals and treats, all from the comforts of home.

Top Restaurants to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Las Vegas

Check out these five spots that let you laissez les bons temps rouler in Vegas! Please note all restaurants currently require reservations for dine-in except for quick casual and fast food restaurants. 

Emeril’s Fish House 

Looking for some Creole cuisine on the Strip? Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse’s MGM Grand restaurant has a selection of New Orleans favorites along with signature dishes. If you’re looking for a variety of seafood, their Seafood Tower has a little bit of everything. Make sure to end your meal with their famous Banana Cream Pie. Emeril’s is open daily from 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and offers pick-up and delivery options for take-out with online ordering available.

Emeril's Fish House at MGM Grand Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Emeril's Fish House at MGM Grand  (©Melanie Lee)

Hot N Juicy Crawfish 

If you’re in search of a great crawfish boil, Hot N Juicy offers that and more at locations all over the Las Vegas Valley (including the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino). Their variety of combos and seafood by the pound are available for dine-in or take-out. Hot N Juicy offers online ordering for pick-up orders. Location information, hours, and online ordering can be found here.

Saint Honoré 

The best beignets in Las Vegas can be found at this charming bakery on the West side of town. These New Orleans classic treats are available year-round and offer a delicious taste of NOLA in the Vegas Valley. Saint Honoré is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and offers online ordering for pick-up as well as delivery to select areas through DoorDash. 

Mardi Gras Donut at Saint Honoré Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Mardi Gras Donut at Saint Honoré (©Alexandra Lourdes)


Cajun cuisine is never too far away with two locations of Lola’s one in Summerlin and one in the Downtown area. The Summerlin location also offers a Cajun brunch and family feasts are available as well. Lola’s has two locations- one in Summerlin and one in Downtown Las Vegas with curbside pick-up options available for take-out. Location information and hours can be found here.