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Indulge your taste buds in the savory delights of Cajun and Creole cuisine. A diverse selection of culinary treats will be available from the local Downtown restaurants, bars, and food vendors. From gumbo to beignets, themed cocktails to custom craft beers, our local establishments will serve up authentic flavors that pay homage to the region's culinary heritage.


602 Brewing Company


919 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 321-3577

We're bringing the soulful flavors of Cajun Mardi Gras to our menu! Savor the hearty warmth of Chicken and Sausage Gumbo,  Shrimp Gumbo, or our  Crawfish Chowder. Dive into our Seafood Platter or the delectable Tilapia adorned with Crawfish cream sauce, both served with Dirty Rice.... or opt for the Crawfish Etouffee—each dish is a festive tribute to genuine Cajun culinary mastery!


Ascension Catholic Church


802 Pine St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 321-3552

Start your morning off right at 9:00 a.m. Saturday – Jazzy breakfast tacos and sausage wraps.  Breakfast tacos include eggs, sausage, cheese, and more.  Delicious smoked sausage wrapped in delicious flour tortillas.  Prepared and served by the famous cooks with the Knights of Columbus, Ascension Catholic Church near the children’s activities area.


Bastrop Beer Company


1008 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 549-3722

Bastrop Beer Company, a craft beer bar and bottle shop in historic downtown Bastrop, invites you to savor the hard work of your favorite breweries with 28 drafts and a vast selection of bottles and cans. Experience a taste of Louisiana with regional beers  featured for Mardi Gras, or get a beer to-go in our festive green cups! Cheers to good times!


C & S Cigar Lounge


705 Pine St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 412-6029

Celebrate Mardi Gras in style at C & S Cigar Lounge! Indulge in our selection of boutique cigars in a cozy lounge with comfortable chairs and excellent ventilation. Paired perfectly with locally crafted drinks from our attached distillery, enjoy prohibition-styled cocktails, including the delightful Sazerac. Unwind and revel in the festive spirit!


CAFF Coffee + Kitchen


711 Pine St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 985-6220

Caff Coffee + Kitchen is getting in the southern spirit with muffuletta sandwiches, giant buñuelos, vanilla sweet cream & berry-stuffed churro donuts, and a special espresso & matcha menu. Enough CAFFeine to get us through the night!


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CC Wine & Co.


924 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 412-6031

Indulge in Mardi Gras delights at CC Wine & Co.! We will be showcasing two "Big Easy" classics... Our Muffaletta Sliders feature the iconic New Orleans flavors in a bite-sized treat- with original recipe olive salad, salami, ham, and provolone on slider bun.  And, Mini King Cakes from Johnson's Bakery, traditional King Cake's cinnamon goodness in mini form.


The Bayou


Copper Shot Distillery


809 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 412-6414

Elevate your Mardi Gras with The Bayou cocktail from Copper Shot Distillery! Cheers to this festive blend featuring Copper Shot Rum, Pineapple Orange Juice, Blue Curacao, and Pina Colada. Simple, tasty, and a guaranteed good time – it's the perfect sip to let the good times roll!


"Gracie's" - The Grace Miller

706 Pine St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 322-2991

Join us at Gracies for a Mardi Gras celebration! Kick off the festivities at 8:30am as we host KVPI's Live Radio Broadcast and  a "Salute to Fred's Lounge! We're getting the day started off right with Bloody Marys for breakfast! We'll also be serving up a day-long Cajun feast featuring Gumbo, Red Beans and Rice, Jambalaya, Etouffee, Seafood Boil, and Oysters!


Iron Bridge Icehouse


601 Chestnut St., Bldg E, Bastrop, TX

On 'Harmony Ridge' (formerly The Crossing)

(512) 766-9948

Introducing Iron Bridge Icehouse's Mardi Gras Grissette craft beer! A carnival of flavors in every sip, this exclusive creation captures the essence of a beloved French/Belgian light beer style. With traditional Czech hops and Belgian Saison yeast, it's light yet rich, offering a refreshing burst of crispness and complexity. Find it at Iron Bridge Icehouse, Bastrop Beer Company, and CC Wine & Co - perfect for sipping while strolling through downtown Bastrop's Mardi Gras festivities.


Johnson's Bakery


702 Main St., Suite 103, Bastrop, TX

(512) 412-6221

Ready for Mardi Gras? We have Mardi Gras platters  stocked and ready to go. Each platter comes with 3 mini king cakes, 3 bananas foster petit fours, 3 sugar cookies, and 3 Louisiana-style bourbon bread puddings. Indulge in individual treats from our cases or order full-size king cakes with baby and beads (one week notice). Don't miss our Mardi Gras kids' decorating class from 9 - 10 am at $20 per child—pre-registration is a must due to limited space!


Kana Wine Tasting Lounge


707 Chestnut St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 308-2908

Come celebrate Mardi Gras in the wine lounge! We're serving specialty drinks in fun glasses, along with small bites and, of course, beads! Try the "Carnival Queen," a sparkling drink that is sweet and captures the spirit of celebration! Or, sip on our "Mardi Gras Madness" punch... and take one to go. Enjoy fun photo opps and guaranteed laughs!


Neighbor's Kitchen & Yard

601 Chestnut St., Bldg C, Bastrop, TX

On 'Harmony Ridge' (formerly The Crossing)

(512) 988-7036

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Neighbor’s Kitchen & Yard's new delights! Try the Café Du Mondtini cocktail - a Tito's Handmade Vodka blend with Frangelico, honey water, heavy cream, and infused with Café Du Monde Coffee & Chicory and nutmeg shavings for a velvety, robust flavor. Also, savor the Ragin’ Cajun Pizza, a burst of Louisiana with our classic pizza sauce spiced up with LA Hot Sauce, mozzarella, bell peppers, onions, andouille sausage, and cajun-spiced shrimp. Experience a pizza that transcends the ordinary! 


Piney Creek Chop House


931 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 321-2135

Discover sophistication at Piney Creek Chop House in downtown Bastrop, where renowned appetizers and buttery filets set the stage for a charming night of revelry. Often overlooked from the outside, stepping in reveals an exquisite dining experience, making it the perfect place to add incredible memories. Complete your Mardi Gras experience with our special, our signature Bread Pudding with bourbon sauce.


Stem & Stone Kitchen & Bar

1507 Chestnut St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 549-3228

Feast in the spirit of Mardi Gras at Stem & Stone Kitchen & Bar! Join us on Saturday, the 3rd, shrimp boil, fresh from our speed scratch kitchen, starting at 6 pm until it's gone! Delight in the special King Cake Cheesecake to top off a sweet celebration. On Fat Tuesday, savor the flavors of Chicken and Sausage Gumbo along with Jambalaya. Experience the festive tastes of Louisiana right here in our kitchen and bar!


Storehouse Market & Eatery


813 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 412-6114

At Store House Market & Eatery, we're introducing Cajun cuisine to our elevated homestyle menu for Mardi Gras. Delight in Gulf Oysters, warm up with our soul-soothing Gumbo, savor the sweetness of Beignets, and sip on refreshing Daiquiris. With produce sourced daily from our urban farm, Eden East, our menu is a seasonal journey. Embrace a true farm-to-table experience where each dish tells a story of region and season, creating an unparalleled culinary celebration on Main Street.  @storehousebastrop


Sunshine Sister Coffee Co.


710 Chestnut St., Bastrop, TX

In Chestnut Grove Food Court


Get ready to party with the King Cake Latte – the ultimate Mardi Gras celebration in a cup! This flavorful drink is a mix of smooth espresso and milk, jazzed up with the sweet vibes of vanilla, caramel, and a hint of cinnamon. We didn't stop there – it's crowned with sugar crystals for that extra sparkle and fun.



The Bearded Baking Company

1006 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 387-2741

Bastrop Mardi Gras just got tastier with The Bearded Baking Company's authentic beignets and shrimp po' boys. Dive into a flavorful experience with these and other ragin' Cajun treats available downtown throughout the day. Spice up your celebration with irresistible bites that bring the bayou to you!


The Old Town Restaurant & Bar


931 Main St., Bastrop, TX

(512) 321-1171

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Old Town Restaurant and Bar with our delectable specials! Enjoy the rich flavors of our Gumbo, savor the goodness of Shrimp, Oyster, Catfish Po'boys, and treat yourself to the irresistible Shrimp and Grits. Join us for a festive feast that captures the essence of Louisiana's culinary delights!


Smoked Love BBQ

710 Chestnut St., Bastrop, TX

In Chestnut Grove Food Court


Collaboration Alert! We have partnered with Lejeune's Boudin And Cracklins to bring you two items available this Saturday Feb 3rd only! We are taking his already delicious Boudin and smoking it up, serving it in a Smoked Boudin Dip with buttery Texas Toast Triangles as well as Boudin on a stick for easy walking around the festivities! We can’t wait to see you all this weekend at the Chestnut Grove Food Court in Downtown Bastrop!

Bastrop TX Mardi Gras

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