Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Opens at the Golden Nugget Biloci on May 1st

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Updated: 4/22 2:39 pm
Landry’s, Inc. is pleased to announce Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will open its first location in Mississippi on May 1st, 2014 inside the Golden Nugget Biloxi.

The restaurant concept perfectly captures the charm and American spirit that made Paramount Pictures’ “Forrest Gump” a smash hit featuring a down-home atmosphere reminiscent of the movie’s setting in The South. Today, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. remains the first and only theme restaurant chain based on a motion picture. The casual dining seafood concept is known for its iconic locations in major cities across the world.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is the perfect spot to dine at the Golden Nugget with its prime location, including a patio and outdoor seating with great views overlooking the incredible, newly remodeled pool and H20 poolside lounge.

“We are thrilled to introduce the first Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. to the Biloxi community and its visitors,” said Jim Dufault, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. “The concept is well-known for our entertaining atmosphere, engaging and fun, family-friendly service and best of all – delicious home cooking accompanied with a spectacular selection of refreshments that can’t be beat.”

Known for outstanding seafood, the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. makes shrimp the star, offering 19 different preparations. The menu also offers an exciting variety of fish entrees, steak, chicken dishes, crisp salads, fun children’s meals, creative desserts and award winning ribs. Signature menu items include guest favorites such as Coconut Shrimp, Shrimp Creole, Dixie Style Baby Back Ribs plus appetizers such as Mama Gump’s Garlic Bread Basket, Fresh Oysters, Fried Pickles and the Run Across America Sampler featuring a taste of all of the appetizer favorites. Entrées like the Bucket of Boat Trash featuring fried shrimp and crab claws; Jenny’s Fresh Catch of the day with Lobster Butter Sauce and Lt. Dan’s Drunken Shrimp are all equally tempting.

Before you leave, make sure to visit our retail shop, where guests have a vast array of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. merchandise and gifts to choose from, including souvenirs, hats, T-shirts, and sweatshirts. The retail shop will remain open during all restaurant hours.

Located at 151 Beach Boulevard inside the Golden Nugget Biloxi, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will be open Monday through Sunday starting at 11 AM. The bar will be remain open late daily with Happy Hour served Monday – Friday, from 3 PM to 6 PM. For more information, please call (228) 436-7898 or visit www.bubbagump.com.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. opened its first restaurant on Cannery Row in Monterey, CA in 1996. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has 41 restaurants primarily in tourist-oriented, highly desirable locations including iconic destinations such as Universal CityWalk - Hollywood, CA; Santa Monica Pier in California; Times Square in New York City; the Las Vegas Strip; Navy Pier in Chicago; New Orleans’ French Quarter, Charleston South Carolina and San Francisco’s Pier 39. International locations include Bali, Hong Kong, Cancun and Tokyo among others.

ABOUT LANDRY’S, INC.
Landry’s, Inc. is a multinational, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming and entertainment company based in Houston, Texas. The company operates more than 500 high-end and casual dining establishments around the world, including well-known concepts such as Landry’s Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood, Chart House, Saltgrass Steak House, Claim Jumper and Mastro’s Restaurants. Landry’s also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony's, Grotto, Willie G's and others. Landry’s gaming division includes the renowned Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino concept, with locations in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nev.; Atlantic City, N.J.; and Biloxi, Miss., with a fifth location coming to Lake Charles, La. in 2014. Landry’s entertainment and hospitality divisions encompass popular destinations including the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk, Aquarium Restaurants and other exciting attractions, coupled with deluxe accommodations throughout the Houston and Galveston area, including the luxurious San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center on Galveston Island.
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