Upper Kirby News and Events

 

Water Creature Wednesday: Crawfish

Calling all CRAWFISH fanatics! Our Water Creature Wednesday deal now features 5 POUNDS of CRAWFISH for just $25 every Wednesday starting at 5pm from now until the end of crawfish season. New to the Tex-Orleans way of life? Well, let us be the ones to welcome you! We do things a little differently at BB’s Read More.

Where to Eat Crawfish in Houston RIGHT NOW

Thanks for the LOVE, Houstonia!! We were featured in their March issue that was ALL BOUT THEM BUGS! “Every spring, Houston goes crawfish crazy—and with good reason. Thanks to our unique confluence of cultures, there’s no better city in the United States in which to enjoy the fiery red crustaceans. Whether you’re seeking Cajun-style boils, Read More.

Crawfish is Back!

BB's Cafe Crawfish
We are thrilled to tell you that it’s finally time for Crawfish at BB’s! The bugs are ready, so we are ready! BB’s Tex-Orleans Crawfish is back starting January 16th!

Let’s Kick Hunger!

We are ready to KICK HUNGER! And you’re helping the cause–just by eating at BB’s! We are participating in the Flavors of Houston Championship–a Houston area-wide restaurant fundraising initiative supporting Taste of the NFL’s Kick Hunger Challenge to promote awareness and action to end hunger in America. All proceeds raised in Flavors of Houston Championship, Hosted Read More.

Cajuns & Cajunistas! Ask for this one BY NAME!

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!

Customer of the Month: Holly C.

Holly is a loyal fan of BB’s after being introduced to our restaurant by a friend. We are lucky to have you as our customer of the month, Holly! What is your Houston story? Did you grow up here, or move here as quick as you could? As a kid I used to come down Read More.

Fried, Delicious and Back by Popular Demand!

Our highest sellin’ OFF THE MENU boy is back by popular demand! It’s only featured for a short time so come and get it while you can. Two soft shell crabs dredged in seasoned flour and lightly fried. It’s a Po’boy you won’t want to miss! 

Customer of the Month: Tina N.

Tina has been a long-time supporter of BB’s and we are so excited to share her BB’s story as this month’s Customer of the Month! What is your Houston story? Did you grow up here, or move here as quick as you could? I was born in Denver, Colorado and moved to Houston, Texas with Read More.

New Orleans Style Murals at BB’s!

When BB’s Chief Brand Officer, Maricela Bassler, was looking to add murals into the BB’s locations she knew just who to hire! Maricela’s brother, Marco Hernandez, just happened to be an artist and a very good one at that. The only problem was that he had never done a mural before. Marco’s work up to that Read More.

Customer of the Month: Marc & Kiley S.

We are so thrilled to feature Marc & Kiley S, long time fans of BB’s Cafe, as this month’s Customer (couple) of the Month! What is your Houston story? Did you grow up here, or move here as quick as you could? Kiley: I grew up right outside New Orleans, and my husband grew up Read More.

Water Creature Wednesday Now Features CRAWFISH!

Yes, you read that right! We’re BOILED OVER with excitement! Starting May 11th, you and your bug-loving buddies can order 5 POUNDS of BB’s Crawfish for just $25. Come and get ’em, Houston! Water Creature Wednesday specials are available from 5 pm to close (check locations for close times) every Wednesday until further notice given. 

For the Love of Tex-Orleans

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.

Customer of the Month: Craig Hlavaty

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.

What’s the Dealio with BB’s Crawfish?

BB's Cafe Crawfish
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.

Fat Tuesday Celebration at BB’s Heights

BB's Cafe - Fat Tuesday
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.

Our Crawfish Style: Tex-Orleans, Baby!

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.

A Po’Boy Fit for Cajun Kings & Queens!

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!

Bottomless Baskets & Crab Legs!

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.

New Briargrove location is ready to serve you!

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.

Water Creature Wednesday!

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