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Many may not know this. BB’s Cafe didn’t start out with a “Tex-Orleans” menu. In fact, the Tex-Orleans concept is one that was developed over time as the BB’s brand, and menu, began to take shape as a reflection of our influences and surroundings. From the start, Brooks Bassler (aka BB) knew he wanted to create Read More.
Meet the very first Customer of the Month: Craig Hlavaty! When he’s not writing for the Houston Chronicle or Filming ‘Between the Lines’ on CW39 NewsFix, he can sometimes be found protecting his wife’s shirt from Crawfish paste or downing a few drinks at BB’s. We asked Craig a few questions about Houston, what he would Read More.
Crawfish season is in full swing! We have had comments, questions, likes, and dislikes but mostly rave reviews on our new crawfish operations. In light of the new Facebook worldwide launch of Reactions (with more ways to express yourself), we wanted to clarify a few facts and provide answers to some of your questions we Read More.
Throwing parties is in our blood. We love it almost as much as we love crafting our special Tex-Orleans recipes! Just take a look at our FIRST EVER Crawfish Boil at our “first born,” Montrose. We’ve come a long way since then! Our Heights location is throwing a Royal Fat Tuesday Celebration on February 9th from 5pm-LATE. Read More.
Houston is a glorious, delicious melting pot. We are a diverse city, rich in culture and steeped in flavor. Just think for a moment about the range of restaurants that you can find in Houston–where else would you find countless authentic or uniquely different restaurants? One of the best examples is Houston’s approach to Crawfish. Read More.
Did you know?! We have an OFF THE MENU Po’Boy for all our Cajun Kings & Queens! The deliciously decadent Royal Street Secret is loaded with Turkey, Ham, Sautéed Shrimp, Mushrooms, Tomato, Mayo Relish, and melted Swiss and American Cheese. Just ask for this Boy by name–you won’t find it on the menu!
Our Water Creature Wednesday specials change with the seasons! Currently on special is our Bottomless Baskets of Boiled Shrimp with a side of red beans. This ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT wonder is only $19.99 per person and features three flavors of Shrimp to chose from: Traditional Hot & Spicy, Mango Habanero, and Lemon Pepper. We bring out each Read More.
Our new off-the-menu, featured po’boy is here! Take a brunch plate with all your favs and put it all between two perfect slices of french bread and you’ve got BB’s Southern Boy. Uniquely Tex-Orleans and only found at BB’s Cafe. Oh and did we say that’s Leidenheimer French Bread?! Yup! We serve only the best Read More.
Come enjoy Football Fridays at a BB’s Cafe near you with 610 Sports Radio and the Triple Threat! More deals to feed your Cajun Cravings too! BB’s is hosting the collective of radio personalities known as The Triple Threat! Rich Lord, Sean Pendergast and former New England Patriots Linebacker, Ted Johnson of SportsRadio610 will be Read More.
Have you tried our Soft-shell Crab boy yet? Come on in to your nearest BB’s location and try one out before it’s gone. Two soft shell crabs are dredged in flour and lightly fried, DRESSED. You know what that means! Lettuce, tomato, pickles and BB’s Sauce (a chipotle-infused mayo) all between fresh Leidenheimer bread. It’s Read More.
BB’s Café at Montrose is NOW OPEN 24 hours a day and 7 days a week! That means we’ll be open LATE, through the wee hours and when you wake. So that means you can enjoy our extended breakfast menu morning, day or night! We really can’t wait for you to try the Chicken and Read More.
The Krewe of BB’s Heights, Class of 2015 did it again and we served up Tex-Orleans Cooking, drinks and crawfish to over 1500 guests. The artic air blew through again this year so we had to tent and heat the party again (last year Fat Tuesday was March 4 and the same thing happened!) which Read More.
BB’s Cafe is hosting our 4th annual BANDS, BEADS, & BUGS in the Houston, Heights on Tuesday, February 17th from 5pm to midnight! Celebrate FAT TUESDAY with the KREWE of BB’s! There will be LIVE ZYDECO MUSIC, BEADS, CRAWFISH, FROZEN HURRICANES, Drink Specials, KING CAKE, YUM Tex-Orleans Cuisine, cash-only BEER TUBS, and more! From 5pm-9pm Read More.
We softly opened our doors to Katy on January 26 and the response was nothing short of amazing! Our newest customers (and some old regulars from even the Montrose location) enjoyed the new atmosphere which includes our largest bar yet with private booth seating and a dining room full of New Orleans art and family Read More.
We are proud to announce that BB’s Café is expanding to KATY, TX in 2015! We have always wanted to serve people in Katy so the decision to open our 5th location there wasn’t a difficult choice. Throughout the years we have received lots of love from Katy residents too, so we’re excited we get Read More.
BB’s Café is proud to be a part of the FIRST-EVER Cougar 100 program! The University of Houston Alumni Association launched the new program to identify and rank the top 100 fastest-growing companies that are Cougar-owned or led. Rankings are based on their compounded annual growth rate from 2011-2013. Businesses also have to meet three criteria which include the following: Read More.
BB’s Café introduces VOODOO HALF-HOUR! If you didn’t know we had a Happy Hour, it’s probably because we never really talked about it. Yup, not a good thing BUT the fact is that we always “discreetly” had a Happy Hour until NOW. The truth is that we always have been keen to LATE NIGHT Howlers at the Read More.
BB’s Café is the sponsor of the 2014 Neighborhood Heroes Awards, and we couldn’t wait to serve our Neighborhood Heroes! On the menu for Houston’s heroic and distinguished guests was BB’s Pecan Crusted Chicken, Chalmette Mac N’ Cheese, Boudin Balls, Maw Maw’s Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, and green beans. YUM! Presenting at the event were Ray Lozano, Read More.
Our Briargrove location has been open now for 6 weeks and we’ve been serving it up all day and LATE. We’ve had loads of old customers come in who live closer to the area but we are also happy to report an abundance of new TEX-ORLEANS lovers. We’re giving you this update to let you know Read More.
On April 17 BB’s Café catered at Jones Plaza for LINN Energy. Their 400 employees enjoyed Zydeco Music by Keyun & The Zydeco Masters, both a Crawfish Boil and Shrimp Boil on-site, and grub that included: pollo bullets, Chalmette macaroni, shrimp diablos and dessert. Our team also catered for Oceaneering and fed over 300 of their Read More.
Enjoy Texas-size savings every Wednesday on select water creatures! Now we are offering a dozen raw oysters on the half shell at 1/2 off! We’ll also serve you snow crab clusters at $7.95