The Happiest Hours: Shoal Creek Saloon

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Shoal Creek Saloon

The huge Saints helmet perched atop the front awning gives away the fact that the place serves New Orleans style food. The vast porch out back gives you a close view of Shoal Creek. The bar is actually divided into two halves: Shoal Creek Saloon and The Last Lift Lounge. You can smoke inside the latter, where there’s often live music. This is also a good place to catch sporting events, with several screens inside as well as a big screen out on the porch. They have a full bar with Fat Tire, Miller Lite, Lone Star, and Dos Equis on tap along with a wide variety of bottled beer and liquor. But it’s their food specials that draw the crowds.

Shoal Creek offers food specials throughout the week after 4pm, as well as a happy hour with varying drink specials every day from 11am to 7pm. Sunday and Monday: Chicken-fried steak platter for $5.50; Tuesday: Chicken-fried chicken for $5.50; Wednesday: Combo special featuring catfish, oysters, shrimp, and crawfish for $6.50; Thursday: Etouffe for $5. On Wednesday and Friday they also offer a lunch buffet from 11am to 2pm with all-you-can-eat catfish for $9.95 or a six-piece catfish platter for $7.95.

Shoal Creek Saloon
909 N Lamar Blvd • 474-0805

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