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New Port Arthur eatery opening its doors on Monday, holding drawing to give away free food for a year

'Walk-On's' will hold its grand opening on Monday, Jan. 11.

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — The Port Arthur community will seen welcome a new eatery, with its door opening Monday.

Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux will hold its grand opening on Monday, Jan. 11 at 2729 Jimmy Johnson. 

According to a news release, 200 team members have been hired. 

(Editor's Note: The above video aired on Jan. 5, 2021)

"Walk-On’s is renowned for its signature Louisiana-inspired menu served up in a game-day atmosphere by an All-American Team," the release said. 

The chain has more than a dozen locations in Texas, and the Port Arthur eatery will be its 46th nationwide.  

Guests will be able to enter a drawing for a chance to win free food for a year. The location will accept entries during its first month, and will announce a winner the week of Feb. 8. 

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for 11 a.m. on Jan. 11. The first 20 customers will get a mini football autographed by the Saints' Drew Brees. 

"At Walk-On’s, each dish is made from scratch, using fresh ingredients to bring its mouthwatering, Cajun cuisine to life," the release continued. "The diverse menu features unique twists on game-day staples and upscale takes on Louisiana mainstays, such as Crawfish Etouffee, Duck & Andouille Gumbo and Krispy Kreme Donut Bread Pudding."

MORE | Walk-On's website 

From a Walk-On's news release: 

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (Jan. 4, 2021) – Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux will start serving the Taste of Louisiana to the Port Arthur community on Monday, Jan. 11.

Located at 2729 Jimmy Johnson Blvd., Port Arthur’s first Walk-On’s will kick off its grand opening celebration with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. Guests should consider arriving early because the first 20 customers will receive a mini football autographed by New Orleans Saints superstar and Walk-On’s Co-Owner Drew Brees. To add to the excitement, guests can enter a drawing for the chance to win free Walk-On’s for a year! Walk-On’s Port Arthur will accept entries during its first full month of business and will announce the winner the week of Feb. 8. 

“We couldn’t be more excited to introduce Walk-On’s signature Cajun cuisine to Port Arthur,” said Franchisee CO Valet. “Port Arthur is just a stone’s throw away from the Bayou State, so we’re confident that the community will love Walk-On’s Taste of Louisiana. We’ve hired 200 incredible All-American team members, and we’re all looking forward to serving the community starting Monday.”

Walk-On’s is renowned for its signature Louisiana-inspired menu served up in a game-day atmosphere by an All-American Team. When the new restaurant opens, it will be the 15th Walk-On’s in Texas and 46th system-wide.

Port Arthur’s new Walk-On’s will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight. For more information about the new restaurant, visit facebook.com/walkonsportarthur.

The safety and well-being of its guests and team members is and always will be a top priority for Walk-On’s. In addition to adhering to all federal, state and local guidelines, Walk-On’s has implemented enhanced sanitization standards and processes.

At Walk-On’s, each dish is made from scratch, using fresh ingredients to bring its mouthwatering, Cajun cuisine to life. The diverse menu features unique twists on game-day staples and upscale takes on Louisiana mainstays, such as Crawfish Etouffee, Duck & Andouille Gumbo and Krispy Kreme Donut Bread Pudding. For a complete menu, locations and more information, visit walk-ons.com.

Credit: Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux
Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux will open its doors in Port Arthur on Jan. 11, 2021

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