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Where to find the best crawfish boil events this season

It's crawfish season, y'all! Follow our guide to the best crawfish boil events in Austin.
Black Star Co-Op
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By Erin Kuschner |
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Austin has its own rules when it comes to seasons: festival season, Cedar Fever season and, to the delight of seafood lovers in Texas, crawfish season. Some of Austin's best seafood restaurants—not to mention top-notch breweries—are getting in on the mudbug action with crawfish boil events taking place throughout spring. Whether you're looking for a place to enjoy a pound of crawfish with some craft beer or want to make a day of it with live music and games, hit up these crawfish boils around Austin for some expertly prepared crustaceans. 

 

Crawfish boil events in Austin

Little Woodrow's
Photograph: Courtesy Little Woodrow's
Bars, Sports Bars

Little Woodrow's

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Hit up the West 6th sports bar for a crawfish shindig all afternoon and evening on Saturday, when they'll be offering mudbugs by the pound or AYCE until they sell out. 
When: Saturday, April 21; 2-11pm
Price: $TBA

Independence Brewing Co.
Photograph: Courtesy Independence Brewing Co.
Bars, Breweries

Independence Brewing Co.

icon-location-pin Parker Lane

Stop by Independence Brewing Co. for a family-friendly crawfish boil, where they'll be offering corn hole tournaments, a brewery tour, a bounce house for the kids and a live Zydeco band.
When: Sunday, April 22; 4:30-7pm
Price: $TBA

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Family Business Beer Co.
Photograph: Courtesy Family Business Beer Co.
Bars, Breweries

Family Business Beer Co.

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Enjoy live Cajun music, mudbugs and beer as the relatively-new Family Business Beer Co. in Drippings Springs cooks up 1,200 pounds of Louisiana crawfish. Plates also include corn, potatoes, sausage and mushroom. 
When: Saturday, April 28; noon until gone
Price: $12 per pound, $33 per three pounds

Sawyer & Co.
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Restaurants, Creole

Sawyer & Co.

icon-location-pin Govalle

Sawyer & Co. hosts a crawfish boil every Tuesday this spring, when you can load up on pounds of the mudbugs along with beer and $4.99 draft hurricanes. 
When: Every Tuesday, April 10-May 1; 4:30pm until gone
Price: $8.99 per pound, $21.99 per three pounds

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Black Star Co-Op
Photograph: Courtesy Black Star Co-Op
Bars, Breweries

Black Star Co-Op

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Looking for a twist on your classic crawfish? Head to Black Star Co-Op, where they'll be offering Mexican-spiced crawfish with Mexican street corn. It's first-come, first-serve, so get here early!
When: Saturday, May 5; noon-4pm
Price: $TBA

Bungalow
Photograph: Courtesy Bungalow
Bars

Bungalow

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This one's all about a cause: The Peel 'Em for Cancer Crawfish Boil at Bungalow, where 100% of ticket sales and 10% of bar sales will go toward Young Texans Against Cancer—Austin Chapter. Tickets include crawfish and sides, live music, games, raffle prizes and a dog date auction. Drink specials will be on hand as well, including $3 mimosas, $2 Lone Stars and $5 Moscow Mules.
When: Saturday, May 12; 2-6pm
Price: $20, purchase a ticket here

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Gibson Street Bar
Photograph: Courtesy Gibson Street Bar
Bars

Gibson Street Bar

icon-location-pin Bouldin

Get ready for 1,000 pounds of crawfish from the Capital Crawfish Company at Gibson Street Bar. In addition to the little critters, diners can enjoy live music, a draft wall takeover, games and more. 
When: Saturday, May 19; 1-6pm
Price: $8 per pound or $25 AYCE at the door

Perla's
Photograph: Annie Whitehead
Restaurants, Seafood

Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar

icon-location-pin South River City

Help Perla's celebrate its 9th anniversary with an epic crawfish boil. Tickets are first-come, first-serve at the door and include crawfish, corn, potatoes and beer. They'll also be offering a special Purple Drank inside at the cash bar.
When: Sunday, May 6; 11am-4pm
Price: $40 at the door

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