When is Tuesday not just an ordinary day of the week? When it's Fat Tuesday --or in Cajun French-- Mardi Gras! Mardi Gras traditionally marks the beginning of the 40 days of Lent, a season of fasting and "giving up" luxuries and pleasures such as rich food or desserts. For instance, during Lent, people give up eating red meat, instead choosing fish until Easter Sunday. The Tuesday evening before Ash Wednesday therefore has become a time to indulge and enjoy, and Mardi Gras is known as a fun evening of enjoyment and dining. Down South in New Orleans they say Laissez les bons temps rouler, or "Let the good times roll." The good times are rolling here, too.
While New Orleans might have its parades, Boonville, Missouri, is holding its own in the dining category. Isle of Capri Casino Hotel® Boonville is letting the good times roll with a fabulous buffet.
Join us for some down-in-the-bayou favorites such as a Cajun turkey pinwheel, red beans and rice, Creole chicken skewers, grilled swordfish fillets and shrimp etouffee. We will also be serving your favorite Cajun appetizers such as bayou beer-battered pickles and even alligator bites. Of course, we will be serving the classic favorites such as our house-breaded fried chicken, mashed potatoes with both brown and white gravy and macaroni & cheese. Feeling more daring? Order a crawfish bucket, jambalaya or Cajun catfish. Whatever your taste, we are serving it on Mardi Gras, and since the banquet is served buffet style, you are guaranteed not to go home hungry!
When does all this fabulous dining take place?
Tuesday, February 17, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Isle of Capri Casino Hotel® Boonville will satisfy your appetite whether you dine early or later in the evening, or any time in between the two. The Mardi Gras buffet is just $18.99 per person, so bring the whole family and invite the cousins. You are welcome to come early or stay late to play our fun selection of more than 900 slot and video poker machines and 19 tables of craps, roulette and blackjack.
If you want your Mardi Gras to involve ham and biscuits or Cajun beef skewers, then come on down to the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel® Boonville. Let the good times roll… just don’t roll a seven!