Deliver A Memorable Gameday Experience with a taste of Louisiana created by our All-American Team

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Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is a Louisiana Sports Bar Franchise based in Baton Rouge, LA.  Our Mission is to “Deliver A Memorable Gameday Experience with a taste of Louisiana created by our All-American Team”.  Our facilities wall to wall tv’s guaranteeing you don’t miss a minute of your favorite team.  Our kitchen produces quality food made from scratch including hand wrapped Voodoo Shrimp, hand-made 1/2 pound burgers and much more. Find a location near you today!


A walk-on is an athlete trying out for a team who has not been drafted, invited, scouted, awarded a scholarship… you get the picture.

Brandon Landry and Jack Warner, our founders and walk-ons for the LSU basketball team, played proudly for the Tigers, driven by the team camaraderie and their true love of the game.

During their time on the team, Brandon and Jack had amazing opportunities to travel and visit the best of the best in restaurants and sports bars around the country. While they were lucky enough to be living one dream of playing LSU basketball, they were also beginning to create a new dream.

In 2001, on a plane ride home from a game at the University of Tennessee, the floor plan for Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar was drawn on the back of a napkin. Brandon and Jack submitted their business plan for Walk-On’s to one of their professors for a class project.

The professor gave them a C, saying their idea needed some work, which only motivated Brandon and Jack even more. After six banks denied them a loan for Walk-On’s, the seventh bank finally agreed to help turn their dream into reality. Throughout the process of opening Walk-On’s, they discovered their ultimate non-negotiable they still abide by today:
never stop trying!

During their years on the bench, Brandon and Jack learned that being a walk-on was a privilege, and even though they didn’t play much, they were just as important to the team as the star players. Legendary Coach Dale Brown taught them that everyone on a TEAM has one common goal: To Win! Brandon and Jack took the lessons learned from the hardwood floors
and brought them to life on the floors of their restaurants and bars. Today, Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar’s vision is TO WIN!
Everywhere. Every way. Everyone. Every day.

Brandon, Jack and the entire Walk-On’s team work hard every day to ensure every customer has a winning experience
with great food, beverages, service and atmosphere. Our entire team thanks you for the support.
Cheers to you and your dream!

In 2012, Walk-On’s Bistreaux and Bar was named the #1 Sports Bar in America by ESPN.

In 2015, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and All-Pro Quarterback Drew Brees joined the Walk-On’s Team as a partner.


At Walk-On’s Bistreaux and Bar, we embrace our Louisiana heritage and humble beginnings. “Southern Hospitality” is a cornerstone of our Louisiana heritage. Sports and great food are in our blood. When you ask people what they remember most about a visit to Louisiana, you’re guaranteed to hear words like fun, good time, party and great food!  Our restaurants focus on delivering a Louisiana gameday experience served by our All American Team.  Find out more about a Walk-On’s near you below…

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April 2017 BOM

BLUE MOON BURGER The Blue Moon burger is the #BOM for April 2017. It's an 8 oz burger patty topped with blue moon braised onions, grilled mushrooms, blue cheese crumbles and garlic aioli on an onion bun. Stop in and try one today!

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March 2017 BOM

AHI TUNA BURGER Our #BOM for March 2017 is another monster.  The Ahi Tuna Burger is a tuna burger topped with caramelized onions, swiss cheese, shredded cabbage, roasted tomato, asian gochujang sauce and a garlic aioli all on a brioche bun. We can’t wait to hear your...

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November 2016 BOM

THE GOBBLER You’re gonna gobble gobble this one up! We took our classic turkey burger and made it into a Thanksgiving feast. Cranberry relish, fried sweet potato chunks, cornbread stuffing, creamy brown gravy, garlic aioli, and of course, a turkey patty. It’s...

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Jared, Johnny & Josh

Jared, Johnny & Josh We are incredibly excited to welcome Jared, Johnny and Josh into the Walk-On's family.  They are the first group to bring a Walk-On's into the great state of Texas. Are you ready to join a winning team?  We try anything and never stop...

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Chris McJunkins

CHRIS MCJUNKINS Chris McJunkins has been a business owner in Shreveport for many years.  We are excited to have an amazing operator and businessman like Chris as a member of our team.  He is passionate about the city of Shreveport and a true superstar Walk-On....

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C.O. Vallet

C.O. Vallet C.O. Vallet was our very first franchisee.  C.O. visited many Walk-On's locations and fell in love with the brand.  In the fall of 2015, C.O. opened one of the first Walk-On's franchise locations and has done an amazing job representing the Walk-On's brand...

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A blue moon is an additional full moon that appears in a subdivision of a year. A Blue Moon Bomb Burger only appears for the next 3 days.
A blue moon is the second full moon that appears in a month.

The @BlueMoonBrewCo #BOMBurger only appears for the next 3 days. https://t.co/mEVjPAJoGG
G waited in the parking lot for 30 minutes to get into our spot. G has dedication.

Be like G. https://t.co/xrLucc4pMq
What is @keeganlanier so excited about?

Just the ORIGINAL Walk On's business plan from 2002! #gameon
"Walk-On's recognize walk-on's" is the new "game recognize game". Tell your friends.

Congrats, @Haason7Reddick! https://t.co/2XOnpKYrzx
So stoked for all the #nfldraft action tonight! Who is going to be there?
#repost @mocklerbeverage with @repostapp
I don't know why you would have any other plans! 🍻
Much love to @dannykanell from all of us at Walk-On's.
Even though you may not love the SEC you are welcome back any time, DK. 😉
Reason #172369 to go to Walk-On's this week:

You never know who might show-up.
#psa: Our Waffle Cheese Fries are perfect if you happen to be a little EXTRA hungry today. 😏
It's game time, Metairie! WOM is NOW OPEN! #gameonmetairie
Cheers to the weekend!
📸: @Nicholasmoe
Saturdays are for the Poboys.
Heard it is going to be a full Blue Moon tonight...
Last weekend for the seafood limited time offer.

We will take care of lunch today.
Is it Monday yet?!
Some people want nuggets. Other people dream a little bigger.
You know this is only around for 5 more days, right?
Clear your lunch plans for the week. The Shrimp Alfredeaux, Boom Boom Tacos and all the rest of the Seafood limited time menu is gone on April 17th!
A little behind the scenes of our new #metairie location thanks to @greenleafarchitects! Can not wait to have the doors open on April 17th!