Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Port Aransas

Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn

The fine dining room at the Tarpon Inn is worth getting spiffed up for. Reserve a table on the verandah and settle back to enjoy a seasonal menu of seafood and steaks, simply and creatively prepared, accompanied by …
Top Choice Seafood in Seabrook

Outriggers Seafood Grill & Bar

You can't beat the Gulf-caught fried shrimp and sunburnt sailor crowd here. Locals know to stake out a deckside waterfront table early on weekend afternoons to drink away the afternoon while watching the boats come …
Top Choice Seafood in Port Isabel

Joe's Oyster Bar Restaurant

Ask for recommendations on where to eat in Port Isabel, and this combination fishmonger and restaurant is the most common suggestion by far. It makes a mean po'boy sandwich, the oysters are renowned, and you can get…
Seafood in Dallas

S&D Oyster Company

An uptown staple for years (complete with red-and-white checked tablecloths and old-time jazz playing overhead), S&D has earned many fans for its fresh oysters, broiled flounder, barbecue shrimp and other Gulf C…
Seafood in Houston

Reef

Gulf Coast seafood is creatively prepared and served in a sleek and sophisticated dining room. Chef Bryan Caswell has won oodles of national awards for himself and his restaurant. The dining room is casual and lofty…
Seafood in Port Arthur

Sartin's Seafood

Owned by an ex-daughter-in-law of the original Sartin restaurant family in Sabine Pass, this casual Nederland outlet is famous for its barbecued crabs. Those and other grilled or fried seafood, with a Cajun spice, a…
Seafood in Rockport & Fulton

Boiling Pot

This is a rustic classic, and a lot of fun. Mountains of shellfish plus potatoes, sausage and corn are dumped in a pot full of boiling water, then they're dumped on your paper-covered table and you dive in (no cutle…
Seafood in Rockport & Fulton

Latitude 28º02´

The finest dining locally. Look for creative takes on seafood at this stylish little place that doubles as an art gallery. The local special, grouper, is prepared several ways; sides vary seasonally. Shrimp and oyst…
Seafood in Galveston

Olympia Grill

The seafood is pretty good, especially the inclusion of Greek ingredients that sets it apart from competitors in the area, but really you're here for the big back porch overlooking the channel. On breezy summer afte…
Seafood in Loyola Beach

King's Inn

King’s Inn is a legendary place known for serving vast platters of fried, broiled, or boiled seafood by the pound. Get the famous avocado salad or onion rings on the side, dip it in the secret recipe tartar sauce, a…