Menu

We’re an old soul restaurant…

With a classic heart and fresh eyes to bring Cajun food like you’ve never seen or tasted. We call it just shut up and eat it. Mud Bugs is dedicated to bringing elevated Cajun cuisine with a purposeful edge to enhance the dining experience with respect, experience, passion and a splash of sass!

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* calamari frites

buttermilk + panko + chunky marinara
$  12

devil with a shotgun

applewood smoked bacon + crispy gulf shrimp (3) + b’s oysters (3) + sinner & saint glaze
$  17

* cajun crawfish boudin balls

pepperjack + crawfish + boudin + panko + romesco sauce
$  17

n.o.b.s. (New Orleans Bbq Shrimp)

garlic + butter + lemon + worcestershire + white wine
$  18

peel and eat shrimp

served warm+ atomic cocktail + drawn butter + 1/2 pound or poundntains + house poke sauce
$  mp

sourdough & seafood bruschetta

shrimp + crab + fresh catch + rrbp hummus + smoked gouda + goat
$  16

crab cake

lump + claw meat + panko + citrus and ruffage + citrus coulis
$  18

b’s oysters

Cajun butter + love + fire 12 half dozen 22 dozen (roll the dice and go casino +3/6)
$  $12/$22

* brussel sprouts royale

spiced pecans + bells + bacon + apples + golden raisins + balsamic + parm
$  12

crab cake

jumbo & super lump crab meat + crisp veggies + panko + chili & limon crema
$  MP

salads & soups

wedge-ish

iceburg + tomato + bacon + bleu crumbles + ranch dressingg
$  12

aviators (aka caesar) salad

romaine + scratch dressing + parm + croutons
$  11

december salad

spinach+ arugula + pear + chevre + sweet potato croutons + toasted pumpkin seeds + grilled red onions + warm bacon vin
$  12

salad toppers

chicken 6, shrimp 2.50 (ea), salmon 8, steak 10 **addt'l dressings | ranch | champagne vin

side salads

choose from small house, little caesar, or mini wedge
$  7

gumbo

shrimp, crab & crawfish
$  8/12

soup du jour

$  $8/$12

the rest (lunch)

high stack po’ boys

shrimp | crawfish | catfish | oyster + l.t.po + remoulade + lemon aioli
$  15

grilled cheese o' the season

apple+ pear + honey + caramelized onion and bacon jam + brie + cheddar
$  15

the cheeses burger

bun + 1/3 pound patties + 2 cheeses + cajunaisse + l.t. + sauteed onions
$  15

shrimp n grits

gouda + cream + butter + bacon + spinach + crimini’s + onion + sun-dried tomato + garlic
$  22

*the grateful shrimp

crab-stuffed, bacon wrapped shrimp + tasso cream
$  26

* the Cajun combo

1/2 of one of our po' boys + cup of soup or small salad
$  15

*“taterfish”

fresh catch + hash-brown potato crust + creole spices + lemon caper butter
$  22

that meatloaf tho!

tomatoey n. o. bbq sauce + garlicky mashers + veg o’ the day
$  18

* soulful seafood jam

salmon + seafood jambalaya + creole mustard beurre blanc
$  16

*bayou fish chips & chips

catfish + mustard + cornmeal + house cut fries + house tartar
$  14

* lagniappe

white or filthy rice | veg of the day | gently wilted spinach | french fries | gouda grits | mashers (all gf)
$  6

the rest (dinner)

the budaful rack

beef short rib rack + baby carrots + crispy onions + savory bread pudding w/demi glace
$  mp

shrimp & grits

gouda + cream + butter + bacon + spinach + crimini’s + onion + sun-dried tomato + garlic
$  25

*the grateful shrimp

crab-stuffed + bacon wrapped shrimp + tasso cream
$  26

*“taterfish”

fresh catch + hash-brown potato crust + creole spices + lemon caper butter
$  mp

that meatloaf tho!

tomatoey n.o.b. sauce + garlicky masher + veg o’ the day
$  18

o.c.d. is o.m.g

airline chicken breast + cajun tasso crema+ sautéed kale + polenta cake
$  22

big sexy pasta

fettucini + shrimp + crawfish + trinity + andouille + cheese sauce
$  26

andouille crusted fresh catch

truffle & mushroom risotto + beurre blanc
$  mp

pontchartrain

fresh catch + groovy gravy + fluffy jasmine rice
$  mp

the butterboy

center cut filet + potato gratine + veg o the day + Cajun butter + fire
$  38

** steak toppers**

shrimp 2.50 (ea), truffle oil 6, crawfish 7, bearnaise 4

our famous daily dozen

we color outside the lines with this dish but only 12 will be created. get 1 b4 they’re 3, two, one, gone!

* lagniappe

white or filthy rice | veg of the day | gently wilted spinach | side salad | french fries (truffle and parm +$3) | grits fromage | mashers (all gf)
$  6

the sweeets

chocolate soup

chocolate ganache + coffee liqueur + chocolate connells + candied orange zest
$  8

pecan pie bread pudding

pecan + sugar + eggs + vanilla + butter + bread + bourbon caramel (add 1 scoop of ice cream +$2)
$  8

burnt creme

cream + egg + vanilla bean + sugar gf
$  8

pucker up pie

house pressed key lime juice + sweet cream + butter + graham cracker + strawberries gf
$  8

chocolate peanut butter pie cheesecake

peanut butter + cream cheese + sugar + pretzels + graham crackers + chocolate gf
$  8

caramel apple crisp

apple + granola + ice cream + caramel gf
$  8

frunch appetizers

brussel sprouts royale

spiced pecans + bells + bacon + apples + golden raisins + balsamic + parm
$  12

calamari frites

buttermilk + panko + chunky marinara
$  12

Jesus with a shotgun

applewood smoked bacon + crispy shrimp + b’s oysters + sinner & saint sauce
$  16

gumbo

scratch roux + fresh veggies + shrimp + crab + crawfish
$  c8/b12

benedict & brefas sammiches & such

"classic" eggs bene

housemade crumpet + Canadian bacon + 2 fried eggs + hollandaise
$  15

crispy firebird breakfast

chicken breast + bacon + pepper jack + biscuit + country gravy
$  16

blue crab napolean

housemade crumpet + crab cake + fresh greens + fried egg + hollandaise
$  mp

po' boy

choice of shrimp or catfish ( with lto + remoulade)
$  15

traditional & -ish (*no choice of side)

souffle pancake

add bacon|blueberries|bananas|strawberries|chocolate-2 each
$  10

boudin omelet

three eggs + boudin + charon (tomato hollandaise)
$  15

caprese omlet

three eggs + mozz + heirloom tomato + basil
$  15

waffle & chicken

super crispy chicken + scratch waffle + apples + syrup
$  15

*daybreak shrimp n grits

3 blk gulf shrimp + gouda grits + sunny side + gouda cream + tasso
$  22

french toast, holla!

challah toast + bananas foster OR strawberries and cream + mascarpone + syrup
$  15

grammies slammin' breakfast plate

2 eggs + toast + potatoes + bacon
$  12

*avocado & smoked salmon toast

sourdough + smashed avacado + salmon + tomato + cukes + over easy egg
$  16

chicken fried steak

crispy steak + country sausage gravy + 2 eggs + choice of side
$  18

mom callin' good meatloaf

Cajun bbq sauce + hashbrowns + 2 eggs
$  17

ala carte

hash browns | bacon | seasonal fruit | big's meat market andouille | toast | wedge fries

crumpets & gravy

scratch, in-house made crumpets + housemade country sausage gravy + 2 eggs
$  12

adult beverages

Mudslinger Mary

locally made + bacon
$  9

the mimsy’s

bubbles (5 gls/24 btl) + choice of oj, cran, grapefruit (extra side juice add 2)

fuzzy purple peach

titos + chambord +lemon + peach + egg white + orange zest
$  9

good morning sunshine

effen cucumber vodka + lime + elderflower
$  12

bushwhacker

rum + kahlua + dark crème de cocoa + vanilla + cream + coco lopez (add your fav float +1)
$  10

whites

roero arneis

vietti, italy
$  12/44

pinot grigio

alverdi, italy
$  8/30

sancerre

andre dezat, france
$  12/44

chardonnay

unsullied, central coast
$  9/34

reisling kabinett

kessler, germany
$  9/34

jongieux blanc

domaine de la rosiere, france
$  9/34

chardonnay

sea*sun by camus, napa
$  10/36

sauv blanc

mohua, new zealand
$  9/34

chardonnay

ridge, santa cruz
$  100

pinot bianco

terlan, italy
$  11/40

reds

malbec

high note, mendoza
$  10/38

malbec

ruta 22, mendoza
$  8/30

vino nobile di montepulciano

poliziano, italy
$  15/60

cabernet

bellacosa, north coast ca
$  11/40

cabernet

lava cap, california
$  12/44

pinot noir

”b side”, california
$  10/38

pinot noir

sea*sun by camus, napa
$  10/36

pinot noir

domaine pierre et jean-baptiste, france
$  12/44

carménère/petit verdot

purple angel, chilè
$  155

barolo

massolino, italy
$  95

nebbiolo

renato ratti, italy
$  12/44

rosé & bubbles

rosé

(still), copain, sonoma coast
$  9/34

rosé

(sparkling), fantinel “one & only”, france
$  10/36

cremant

(sparkling), domaine eugène carrel, france
$  11/40

prosecco

zardetto, italy
$  10/40

sparkling

rey d copas brut, spain
$  8/32

sparkling

domaine gracieux chevalier, france
$  60

champagne

le mesnil, blanc de blanc, france
$  80

lambrusco

lini 910, italy
$  9/34

draught beer

sweetwater - blue

blueberry wheat ale
$  7

thirsty planet, thirsty goat

amber
$  7

pacifico

mexican lagar
$  6

hye cider co. - travis’ choice

(get hye with us on this) (gf)
$  8