2017 News and Events


We’re Turning 10 Years Old!

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Can you believe it!? We opened the doors to our very first BB’s on Black Friday in 2007. Since that day, we’ve served some amazing Houstonians, travelers, and new residents. We’ve grown our KREWE to 8 locations across Houston, Pearland, Katy, and Cypress. We’ve seen couples go from first dates to marriage. We have been Read More.

We’re Open in Cypress!

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We are honored and grateful to have the opportunity to grow with you! You asked and we answered–we OPEN IN CYPRESS on October 24th! We can’t wait to get to know the Cypress Community. Come see us at our brand new BB’s location for lunch or dinner! BB’s Cypress 26010 Hempstead Rd Cypress Tx, 77429 11am-10pm Sunday – Thursday 11am-11pm Friday and Saturday

Ssssssh….it’s a SECRET

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Want in on a secret? We have a NEW OFF THE MENU Po’Boy! The Royal Street Secret Po’Boy is loaded with Turkey, Ham, Sautéed Shrimp, Mushrooms, Tomato, Mayo Relish, and melted Swiss and American Cheese. Hurry in–it won’t be around for long! YUM! YUM! YUM!

You Voted Us “Best Cajun!”

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We received the Reader’s Choice Award for Best Cajun Restaurant in Houston by YOU, the voters, in the Houston Press Best of Houston Awards! We couldn’t be where we are today without your incredible support. And, with this year marking our 10th year in business in Houston, this award is just a little more SWEET! Read More.

Every $1 Helps

St. Jude Children Research Hospital
This month, we are raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a leading children’s hospital pioneering research and treatments for kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Your donation matters. For just one dollar, you can help a child receive the health care she or he desperately needs to survive. Please ask your server before October 31st how Read More.

Subscribe to It’s a Tex-Orleans Life!

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Find BB’s Cafe on YouTube as we gear up to celebrate our 10 years in Houston! We opened the first BB’s Cafe on Montrose on a Black Friday in November 2007. We started with a tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant located at the corner of  Montrose and Westheimer with only 9 tables and a menu that consisted Read More.

UH’s Major Applewhite tries out BB’s Cafe dish named after him

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University of Houston coach Major Applewhite sampled his new featured dish from BB’s Cafe. The Applewhite is blackened catfish covered with shrimp and crawfish étouffée, served with garlic bread. Yum! Read more

Water Creature Wednesday: All You Can Eat Shrimp

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3 FLAVORS – ENDLESS SHRIMP Our Water Creature Wednesday deal has changed! We are now featuring Bottomless Baskets of Boiled Shrimp with a side of red beans. COME HUNGRY! This ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT deal is only $19.99 per person and features three flavors of shrimp to chose from Traditional Hot & Spicy, Mango Habanero, and Lemon Pepper. Each Read More.

Coach Applewhite Gets His Own Plate at BB’s

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It’s TRUE! University of Houston Major Applewhite is getting a dish named after him! As UH Alum, we are PROUD to support the University. $2 of every plate sold will be donated to the 46ers, the restricted giving fund of UH football. What’s in the dish? A combination of catfish, crawfish and shrimp etouffee with Read More.

Elandon Roberts: UH Alum, Superbowl Winner

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We are thrilled to be partnering with Elandon Roberts: University of Houston Alumni and 2017 Superbowl Winner! Roberts was drafted to the New England Patriots as a Linebacker and helped the Patriots clinch the win during one of the best Superbowl games in the past decade. This summer, you can order “The Elandon:” grilled redfish, cilantro Read More.

Bekah De Mayo Auction

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AUCTION: BEKAH DE MAYO #LIVELIKEBEKAH SATURDAY MAY 6, 2017   Coogs Jet Set Generously donated by Barry and Celia Milner Value: 12K Minimum Bid: 10K Fly in style with 7 of your friends or family from Hobby to Tampa as the Coogs take on USF! Fly up in a Citation Jet before the game and Read More.

Bekah De Mayo

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Sometimes, real superheroes live in the hearts of dear friends who have fought great battles. On December 1, our dear friend Bekah Heiman was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. She battled grade 4 glioblastoma (GBM), the meanest fastest growing glioma cancer for 4 months. Even through the ups and downs, she found ways to laugh Read More.

Where to Eat Crawfish in Houston RIGHT NOW

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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.

From Rockdale with Love

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In case you missed it, BB’s Cafe was featured in this month’s Lifestyle section of The Rockdale Reporter. Hailing from Rockdale High, BB’s success story serves as an inspiration and pride for the hometown school.  


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Thank you, Houston Chronicle and Culture Map for sharing our good news! We are opening TWO MORE BB’s Locations in the Houston area this year and we couldn’t be more excited. We LOVE our customers and we couldn’t do this without you! Stay tuned on our social media accounts for more info as we have it!

We are Open in the Energy Corridor!

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The 7th Home of Tex-Orleans Cooking is NOW OPEN After months of planning, decorating, taste testing, hiring, and training we are ready to serve YOU. We couldn’t be more excited to meet our newest community in Houston’s Energy Corridor! Come visit us soon for lunch or dinner!! All your favorites will be waiting: Po’Boys, Crawfish, Gumbo, 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!