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When is crawfish season?

Peak season is March, April, and May. Winter and summer crawfish availability is spotty because of the cold, the heat, and the rain.

Do you sell live crawfish that we can cook ourselves?

Absolutely, we can bring up as much as you want!  Pick up 30 pound sacks from us on Saturday mornings from 9a to 11a.  Orders must be in by 10a the Friday before Saturday pickup. Order as early in the week as you can to guarantee availability.  Click here to reserve your crawfish now!

Where are you located?

Our pickup location is 3500 Fort Worth Dr., Denton, 76205.

We also cater all over the North Texas area, including, but not limited to Dallas, Fort Worth, McKinney, Denton, Frisco, Plano, Allen, Argyle, Arlington, Grapevine, Weatherford, Gainesville, Sherman, and more!

Where do you get your crawfish?

Our product is genuine and fresh south Louisiana crawfish. They are caught, sprayed, sorted, sacked and shipped straight to us three times a week.

How fresh are your crawfish?

We only order by demand.  Our farm trucks fresh-caught crawfish up to us three times every week. This means you get the freshest crawfish possible no matter when you order. You won’t find us stockpiling live crawfish and then trying to price it cheap because it’s old and dying.  

What's the best way to store live crawfish until we are ready to cook it?

Here are some key rules: 

  1. A cool crawfish is a calm crawfish. 

  2. A dry crawfish is a dead crawfish. 

 

Rinse them with cool water and keep them damp.  Don't keep them submerged in water  Room temp storage is fine for a day as long as they are wet.  It is ideal to keep them in a large cooler with a bag of ice.  Every now and then, rinse the sack with cool water.  Keeping them over night is no problem. ​

What should I do with leftover cooked crawfish?

  • Give them to your local police or fire department.  They could probably use a break and some delicious food.

  • Peel all the tails and keep the meat for your next batch of étouffée or a fried crawfish tail po boy.  Crawfish meat freezes fine. 

  • Store them in the fridge for a day or two and reheat them by boiling for just a couple minutes

What is Bayou Boils?

We are crawfish suppliers and cajun caterers using fresh Louisiana crawfish and seafood from the gulf.  We specialize in live crawfish sales and catering for all occasions.  We'd love to supply you with crawfish for your next boil, cook onsite for your event, or deliver fresh cooked cajun food to your party. 

We care about one thing: making sure you have great food and a great time!

What services do you offer?

We offer a full suite of crawfish options, from providing live crawfish pickup to full waitstaff service for your private event!  We can cook onsite to amaze your guests or we can drop off piping hot food. Our menu and service style is customizable to meet your needs and surpass your expectations.

Just let us know what you need! 

  

What is the process for booking and coordinating an event?

  • Take a look at our catering page, or call us to learn about your options.

  • It's as easy as choosing 1) your menu, 2) your event style, 3) your type of service 4) and any equipment and tableware you'd like.

  • Once we finalize your event details and a price, simply leave a deposit to reserve your date and you're done!

What types of events do you do?

We do it all! We provide fresh cajun catering for Birthdays, Weddings, Festivals, Receptions, Private Parties, Business Networking, Corporate Events, Fundraisers, Charities, Customer Appreciation Events, Employee Celebrations, and many more!

What do you provide for caterings?

We can provide anything you need for your event. Want us to bring all the tables, chairs, and linens?  We can do that. Want us to provide servers for a buffet?  No problem.  Do you just want the best Cajun food around and you handle the rest?  We've got you covered! 

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LIVE SALES: 

  • Pickups are Saturdays, 9:00a - 11a

  • Orders must be placed by 10am, Friday before pickup.

  • Live crawfish is seasonal

       (March - June) 

CATERING: 

  • We come to you!  Your hours are our hours!

LIVE SALES:   (940) 489-2645

                       joe@BayouBoilsNTX.com

Pickup Location:

3500 Fort Worth Dr.

Denton, TX 76205

CATERING:   (940) 489-2645

                      cody@BayouBoilsNTX.com

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