2021 News and Events


BB’s is Bringing You Health, Wealth and Luck for the New Year!

BB's Tex-Orleans
You’ve probably heard your fair share of traditions surrounding what to eat on New Year’s Day. From black eyed peas to greens to ham and many others and all for their own reasons. Well, we have our own tradition here at BB’s Tex-Orleans! It’s our annual New Year’s Day meal of Health, Wealth and Luck! Read More.

Treat Yourself to BB’s Tex-Orleans With an Extra Gift Card!

BB's Tex-Orleans
Do you and your loved ones YUM BB’s Tex-Orleans?  Thinking of buying anyone a BB’s gift card for the holidays? Well, have we got a TREAT for you! We are currently running a promotion where if you purchase a $50 gift card in store, you’ll receive an extra $10 card on us! Or, you could Read More.

Coogs Take over Haak Winery and BB’s is Bringing the Wine to You!

Best Cajun restaurant in Pearland, TX
We all know BB’s Tex-Orleans is owned by Brooks Bassler, who is an alumnus of the University of Houston. We also know that Coogs LOVE to support other Coogs! Well, when we heard that THREE U of H alumni had bought the local Haak Winery, we just HAD to get in on it too! Case Read More.

BB’s Tex-Orleans Loves Kingwood, Tx

BB's Tex-Orleans
BB’s Tex-Orleans has opened its newest location in Kingwood, located conveniently off Hwy 59 and Northpark! We are so excited to be able to bring the YUM to so many people that may not be able to visit our inner-city stores. We have had such a wonderful response from the City Officials, Chamber of Commerce, Read More.

Cajun Fried Turkeys Are Better!

Fried Turkey
If you’ve never tried a Cajun Fried Turkey from BB’s Tex-Orleans, you are missing out! These delicious birds have been gracing the tables of many a family gathering, office party, or any good ol’ holiday get together for years now! We inject a TON of Cajun spices into these turkeys for the perfect flavor that Read More.

Water Creature Wednesday Does It Again!

Lil' pigs and camarones Boil Bowl
Boy do we YUM Water Creature Wednesday! We just LOVE being able to bring so many different YUM options to our wonderful BB’s fans with our features! This time we’ve got a FUN, delicious new Boil Bowl for ya’! Our Lil’ Pigs and Camarones BoilBOWL is sure to satisfy all those Tex-Orleans cravings. With THREE Read More.

Awesome Meenr Murals at BB’s Tex-Orleans

BB's Tex-Orleans
Have you ever driven by BB’s Tex-Orleans in the Houston Heights or in San Antonio’s Alamo Ranch and seen the amazing murals on the fences or the building? Ever wondered who the artist is that does such great work? Well, look no further than Jose Arredondo AKA Meenr! He has done murals all over Houston Read More.

BB’s Shrimp Box is a Perfect Meal on the Go

shrimp box to go
Do you often find yourself pressed for time when it comes to meals? Do you forget to pack your lunch on Wednesdays? Well, it’s a good thing our Water Creature Wednesday Feature is the perfect, quick box lunch! BB’s Shrimp Box has all you need to satisfy those Tex-Orleans cravings with 6 of our blackened Read More.

Competitive Fun at BB’s Tex-Orleans Bar Olympics

The winning team!
Here at BB’s Tex-Orleans we like to have fun while also bringing everyone from all locations together. Our newest way that we do that is with the BB’s Bar Olympics, which will also bring a little healthy competitiveness to the table. Each location will bring their best bartenders to compete against the others to see Read More.

Boudin Chile Relleno at BB’s Tex-Orleans

cajun food
Have you ever had a Chile Relleno? How about a Boudin Stuffed Chile Relleno? Well, we have a special treat for you! Our new Featured Item, the Boudin Chile Relleno, is everything you need to satisfy those Tex-Orleans Cravings. This Fire Roasted Poblano Pepper is stuffed full of Smoked Boudin from The Best Stop in Read More.

Make Maw Maw Proud!

BB's Tex-Orleans
Here at BB’s Tex-Orleans, Making Maw Maw Proud is always a top priority! We created a program that is designed to recognize those that go above and beyond to make that happen every day. At BB’s Tex-Orleans anyone who works on our team is considered a Krewemate! Our KREWE is our Roux and without them Read More.

BB’s Tex-Orleans Rolls out the Red Carpet for our New Loyalty Program

Are you Part of the krewe
Now that our Crawfish Season is coming to an end, our Krewe of Royalty Program will be better than ever before! Up to now, our Loyalty Program only earned points and rewards for purchases on Crawfish, but Starting on September 1st, earn points for Everything on the Menu! If you’re already a member of the Read More.

BB’s Tex-Orleans Opening 3 Locations in 2021!

cajun food
BB’s Tex-Orleans is moving on up with 3 new locations to serve you! We have been working around the clock to get these new stores ready to bring you the BEST Tex-Orleans Grub around! Kingwood, Tomball and San Antonio Alamo Ranch are the lucky winners we have chosen to become home to their very own Read More.

Houston Restaurant Weeks at BB’s Tex-Orleans

Houston Restaurant Weeks
It’s that time of the year again when we partner up with Houston Restaurant Weeks to offer Delicious Grub to our hungry guests, as well as Donating to a Great Cause! We LOVE working with Houston Restaurant Weeks to feed families through donating to the Houston Food Bank. Filling hungry bellies fills our Hearts with Read More.

Crawfish: Farm Raised or Basin? Which is Best?

BB's Tex-Orleans
Have you ever wondered why most places stop serving crawfish in June, but BB’s Tex-Orleans still has them through August? Well, look no further, we have the answer for you! We switch from farm raised crawfish to cold water basin crawfish that are wild caught from the Atchafalaya River Basins. Adam Gilvarry, our VP of Read More.

A Recipe to Beat the Houston Heat and Cure the Rain Blues

Frozen Texas Twister
Houston is just so hot and humid this time of year, and what better way to cool down than with a delicious frozen cocktail? Here at BB’s Tex-Orleans, we have some of the best frozen drinks in town! Hurricanes, various Margaritas and Texas Twisters! We love them all, but we love them even more during Read More.

The Best Stop for Boudin is Literally BB’s Tex-Orleans

BB’s Tex-Orleans
Boudin links are now being served at BB’s Tex-Orleans daily! We can’t take all the credit though because we are sourcing our Boudin from the best place to get boudin in Louisiana! Best Stop in Scott, Louisiana has the best Boudin we’ve tasted! Now you don’t have to drive all the way to Louisiana to Read More.

Cajun Food: Our First Love!

Cajun Food Houston
What makes Cajun food so darn good? Cajun food in Houston is widely raved about. Why WOULDN’T it be when you have dishes like, po boys, dirty rice and crab cakes?! But have you ever gone to a Cajun restaurant chowed down on boudin and wondered, what makes Cajun food, Cajun? It’s common knowledge that Read More.

Mardi Gras Continues in March Because Houston Could Use More Crawfish Deals!

Crawfish season
When Mardi Gras is part of your soul it’s hard to stop the carnival, especially as we grow closer and closer to normalcy. The two-day Mardi Gras Revival wasn’t enough for us so we’re bringing back the bugs, the yum, and the deal ALL MONTH LONG! Every Tuesday in March we’ll be celebrating MarchiGras! All Read More.

Mardi Gras is back and so is the 5 for 35 deal!

5 for 35 if back!
Mardi Gras is not just one day or season, it’s a feeling deep in your soul. It’s a way of life.  Yes, Fat Tuesday came around and instead of a carnival of flavor and celebration, we were all stuck in an ice storm with no heat, no water, limited power for connections and pipe nightmares. We’re Read More.

Mardi Gras in Houston 2021: You Can Snow on Our Parade But We’re Still Going to Party!

BB's Tex-Orleans
Our favorite holiday is here y’all, MARDI GRAS! February 16th is officially Fat Tuesday, Houston. For those Houstonians who don’t have the Cajun blood running through you, you may be wondering what Mardi Gras is all about, where did it come from, what can we do this year, and why would anyone call a holiday Read More.

Houston’s Best Bar is Getting Better!

BB's Beverage Bang
Can you believe we are STILL in quarantine? Me either! Thankfully, BB’s Tex-Orleans is making your lives a little bit better with the additional beverages on the to go menu. Let’s see what Alyssa Ryde, lead bartender at our Heights location has to say about the Big Beverage Bang going on right now. I’ve heard Read More.

How to Get the Best Crawfish in Houston!

Crawfish season is here
Crawfish season in Houston is in full swing and BB’s Tex-Orleans has not only prepared for it but we have perfected it! A lot goes in the preparations of having a seamless season in and luckily for us we have Brandon Wingate, General Manager of BB’s Tex- Orleans’ Heights location to give us the low Read More.

Loyalty is Royalty! It’s Time for Crawfish Rewards!

Our very FIRST Loyalty Program is here, Houston! Have you ever thought to yourself, how many pounds of crawfish have I actually peeled and eaten this season at BB's? Now you can find out, keep track, earn rewards, and COMPETE with other BB's Crawfish Fanatics to earn the STATUS of CRAWFISHONAIRE!

Crawfish are Here! How Will YOU Order?

live crawfish
BUGS are BOILING at ALL LOCATIONS, y'all! We’ve got crawfish, we’ve got add ons, we’ve got your FAVORITE TEX-ORLEANS SEASONING! What are you waiting for? Let’s get to peeling!

New Seltzers! A Shot Gun Start to Crawfish Season!

We are now serving SHOTGUN SPIKED SELTZERS for those of you who want to enjoy a GLUTEN-FREE, SUGAR-FREE drink between bugs or anything that your Tex-Orleans heart desires. Ask about all our NEW BEVERAGE OPTIONS the next time you visit us!

What Can We Expect This Crawfish Season?

Jason Cogburn
The crawfish season can be fickle and this year is no different! We always play by the season and our price, size and WHEN we start the crawfish season at BB’s Tex-Orleans, is always determined by our distributors and what and how much they can supply us location-wide (BB’s has ten locations to serve you Read More.

Weatherman Predicts an Early Crawfish Season for Houston, TX!

BB's Tex-Orleans
We know you’ve been waiting all year for crawfish season. Frankly, we have too! Who doesn’t want lip smacking, mouthwatering, hot and spicy mudbugs?! But when is crawfish season? Good news, Houston! The weatherman tells us crawfish season is almost here! Unlike crab, oysters or shrimp, crawfish don’t have a set day to be “in Read More.