Former Acadian Grille Dundee Becomes LUX Lounge in Dundee, Featuring Live Music

Acadian Grille ( Dundee at 5018 Underwood Ave. will open back up this month as the LUX Lounge in Dundee and will serve up food and live entertainment, featuring local and regional musicians, plus karaoke and a weekly comedy night. Owner Dan O’Brien will continue to operate the Acadian Grille located in Miracle Hills, but he wanted to mix things up in Dundee to bring a new live-music venue to town.

Music will be mostly jazz with some blues, plus an acoustic jam every Sunday. Tuesday nights will be dedicated to comedy, Wednesdays to karaoke, and Thursdays through Saturdays to live music. A full food and bar menu will be available, including signature drinks like the Sazerac-Late 1830s with absinthe, rich simple syrup, Peychaud’s Bitters, and rye whiskey, as well as a Ramos Gin Fizz-1888, a Vieux Carre’-Mid 1930s, and a Hurricane-1940, among others. Food served will include fresh-cut fries in truffle, rosemary, and Cajun varieties, nachos featuring smoked salmon; marinated and lightly smoked chicken, or Cajun, Tasso and holy trinity. You can also get flatbread with smoked salmon, brisket, or veggie toppings, specialty wings, Boudin balls, cheese boards, crab cakes, lettuce wraps, and Brussels sprouts. A variety of sweet desserts will include crème brule, banana fosters, bread pudding, and more.

LUX Lounge in Dundee will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. on Sundays; closed on Mondays; 3:30 to 11 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and 3:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Happy Hour will be from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, call the lounge at (402) 991-1552 or go to the Facebook page.