20 Best Seafood Restaurants in Houston

Lying close to the Gulf Coast, Houston is the destination to be for fresh, delicious seafood. Along with the traditional Southern seafood in Texas is the combination of flavors and tastes thanks to Houston’s diversifying population. Explore new tastes and other exciting bites consisting of fish, oysters, crawfish, crab, lobsters, shrimp, and more in our list of the top seafood spots in Houston.

Best Seafood Restaurants in Houston, Texas

In Houston, there are many places to go out and explore for a taste of the Gulf Coast’s finest seafood. Whether near or far, it’s worth the drive for a multitude of dishes to try from at some of the best of Houston’s seafood restaurants:

  1. Gatlin’s Fins & Feathers
  2. Captain Tom’s Seafood & Oyster
  3. Goode Company Seafood
  4. Willie G’s Seafood
  5. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
  6. Blue Onyx Bistro
  7. 1751 Sea and Bar
  8. La Fisheria
  9. Gatsby’s Prime Seafood
  10. Bayou City Seafood & Pasta
  11. Eugene’s Gulf Coast Cuisine
  12. Caracol Restaurant
  13. Brennan’s of Houston
  14. State of Grace
  15. Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette
  16. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
  17. Truluck’s
  18. Christie’s Seafood & Steaks
  19. Pappas Seafood House
  20. Red Fish Seafood Grill
Gatlin's Fins & Feathers
Gaitlin’s Website

1. Gatlin’s Fins & Feathers

302 W Crosstimbers St, Houston, TX 77018

From fried chicken to seafood gumbo, Gaitlin’s Fins and Feathers provides a menu curated by Independence Heights chef Greg Gaitlin and Michelle Wallace, rich with an assortment of breakfast, brunch, and dinner dishes to choose from. With plates like shrimp or catfish and grits to oysters, Everything Gumbo, and Po’ Boy sandwiches, Gaitlin’s is the neighborhood destination of your dreams, with excellent service and excellent food.

Delivery Options
Online ordering from website only.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30AM – 3:30PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Sat: 11AM – 9PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster
Captain Tom’s Menu on Yelp

2. Captain Tom’s Seafood & Oyster

13955 East Fwy Houston, TX 77015

Captain Tom’s Seafood & Oyster Bar is all the rave according to hundreds of restaurant-goers who’ve shared their reviews. With fresh seafood for customers to enjoy and popular tasty dishes like fried shrimp, raw oysters and stuffed crab, you’ll be craving more Captain Tom’s by the time you’re finished. You may even try some frog legs, crab fingers, and stuffed shrimp at your stay here!

Delivery Options
Favor

Hours
Saturday – Sunday: 11AM – 11PM
Monday: 11AM – 7PM
Tuesday: 11AM – 11PM
Wednesday: 11AM – 10PM
Thursday: 11AM – Midnight
Friday: 11AM – 9PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Goode Company Seafood
Goode Company Seafood‘s Yelp Menu

3. Goode Company Seafood

10201 Katy Freeway, Suite 400 Houston, Texas 77024

At Goode Company Seafood, their taste can be described as “fresh gulf seafood with a splash of creole”. From a humble upbringing near the Texas and Louisana Gulf Coast, owner Jim Goode plates his experience with Cajun and costal dishes of smoked redfish dip, jumbo lump crab cake, raw gulf oysters, seafood towers, and more; po-boys, grilled fresh fish, and other dishes are guaranteed to keep you coming for more. Located near the Memorial area, you’ll find fresh finds and Goode food.

Delivery Options
Grubhub, Doordash, UberEats, Favor

Hours
Sunday –Wednesday: 11AM – 9PM
Thursday: 11AM – 9:30PM
Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 10:30PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Willie G's Seafood
Willie G’s Yelp Menu

4. Willie G’s Seafood

1640 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

Since 1981, Willie G’s has been cooking up the freshest and most unique seafood dishes in a classy setting for only the best seafood lovers, open to all. Specializing in seafood martinis, bacon wrapped shrimp, crab cakes, big bank rock shrimp and shishitos, sea bass bites, and other eccentric dish titles, Willie G’s provides a vast arrays of grilled and fried seafood to choose from. Plan for several visits if you want to conquer their extensive menu of the best seafood tastes in Houston!

Delivery Options
Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, UberEats

Hours
Monday: 11AM – 9PM
Tuesday – Thursday: 11AM – 10PM
Friday: 11AM – 11PM
Saturday: 4PM – 11PM
Sunday: 11AM – 9PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

5. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

6015 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77057

Pappadeaux Seafood is a timeless classic seafood restaurant focused on quality food and superior service. Since 1897, the Pappas Brothers opened their restaurants around the country including Texas, and their legacy lives on through their delicious foods that have evolved into the dishes featured today. Shrimp and crawfish fondeaux, Boudin, crawfish etouffee, chef-selected shrimps and scallops, and more are featured in Pappadeaux’s popular selections loved by all those in the Houston area.

Delivery Options
Online ordering (Takeout), GrubHub, Favor

Hours
Sunday – Thursday: 11AM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 10PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Blue Onyx Bistro
Blue Onyx‘s Website Gallery

6. Blue Onyx Bistro

4720 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77027

Blue Onyx Bistro is a fine dining establishment specializing in seafood, steak, and sushi. With a variety in choices on their lunch and dinner menus, you’ll find a range of tastes, from chipotle redfish to sizzling Udon to squid ink pasta. Chef specials are the highlight of this location, with their fresh fish and crab legs worth their price, including tasty sauces and healthy delicious sides.

Delivery Options
GrubHub, UberEats

Hours
Sunday – Monday : 11AM – 10PM
Tuesday: Closed
Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 11PM
Happy Hours: Mon, Wed-Fri (3PM-6PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

1751 Sea and Bar Menu
1751 Sea and Bar‘s Instagram

7. 1751 Sea and Bar

191 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007

1751 Sea and Bar does not play with happy hour. Creating and cooking up seafood plates featuring a full raw bar to choose dishes from, 1751 is a place to celebrate the highest quality seafood in town. They also sport a collection of over 230 international gins as a nod to their restaurant name, going well with seafood dinners such as shrimp cocktails, caviar and oyster flights, stone crab platters, scallop ceviche, and chu-toro skewers, to name a  few.

Delivery Options
UberEats

Hours
Sunday – Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 4PM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday: 4PM – 10PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

 La Fisheria
La Fisheria‘s Instagram

8. La Fisheria

213 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002

La Fisheria delivers Mexican seafood with a unique interior and dining experience for new and recurring visitors. The spotlight shines on their seafood selection of catch of the day fish, grilled yellow-fin tuna steak, tender grilled octopus, deep-fried lobster, and more exciting dishes accompanied alongside desserts to finish off the visit.

Delivery Options
GrubHub, Favor, Doordash, UberEats

Hours
Sunday: 11AM – 9PM
Monday – Wednesday: 11AM – 9:30PM
Thursday: 11AM – 10PM
Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 11PM
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri (3PM-7PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

9. Gatsby’s Prime Seafood

1212 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77019

This elegant location named after the famous Great Gatsby is a succulent seafood experience you don’t want to miss out on. From delicious appetizers of deviled eggs, baked oysters, cocktail shrimp, and fried calamari to the best of Russian Osetra and Beluga Hybrid caviar, you’ll be dining like royalty. Seafood towers, surf and turf menus, and sweet, creamy desserts await you at Gatsby’s Prime Seafood.

Delivery Options
No delivery available.

Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 5PM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday: 5PM – 11PM
Sunday: 5PM – 9PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Bayou City‘s Yelp Menu

10. Bayou City Seafood & Pasta

4712 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77027

Established in 1990, Bayou City Seafood and Pasta‘s open interior and Cajun seafood invite you in for a unique Creole food experience. Their menu includes alligator Po-boys, crabcake burgers, crawfish bisque, fresh ahi tuna, Cajun toppings of your choice, and an assortment of dishes more. With an inviting atmosphere and great food, it’s hard to miss out on their seafood and pasta.

Delivery Options
UberEats, Grubhub

Hours
Monday – Thursday: 11AM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 10PM
Sunday: 11AM – 9PM
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri (2PM-6PM), Sat (11AM-6PM), Sun (11AM-9PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

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11. Eugene’s Gulf Coast Cuisine

1985 Welch St, Houston, TX 77019

For seventeen years, Eugene’s Gulf Coast Cuisine has delivered top-quality Cajun-style seafood with an oyster bar and full dining room for guests to enjoy. With a large variety of menus from cocktails, a la carte sides, gulf coast dinners, and more, Eugene’s is the perfect place to share and taste new, delicious foods with family and friends.

Delivery Options
Grubhub

Hours
Monday – Friday: 11AM – 2:30PM, 4PM – 10PM
Saturday: 11AM – 10PM
Sunday: Closed
Happy Hours: Mon-Fri (4PM-7PM), Sat (2PM-5PM)
Brunch: Sat (11AM-2:30PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

12. Caracol Restaurant

2200 Post Oak Blvd #160, Houston, TX 77056

Caracol Restaurant
Caracol’s Website Menu

Described as a “Coastal Mexican Kitchen”, Caracol serves us a journey through an extensive Mexican coast menu curated by Chef Hugo Ortega and Tracy Vaught. Its mixed modern-traditional interior reminiscent of aquatic life and natural light bring life to the Caracol seafood experience, including dishes such as Ceviche de Caracol, a selection of oysters, Pulpo Ahumado (smoked octopus), and Chicharron de Calamar (fried squid), to name a few.

Delivery Options
Doordash, UberEats, Postmates

Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 11:30AM – 9PM
Friday: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Saturday: 11AM – 10:30PM
Sunday: 10AM – 3PM
Happy Hour: Tues-Fri (4PM-7PM)
Lunch:  Tues-Fri (11:30AM-4PM)
Brunch: Sat (11AM-4PM), Sun (10PM-3PM)
Dinner: Tues-Thurs (4PM-9PM), Fri-Sat (4PM-10:30PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Brennan's of Houston
Brennan’s of Houston‘s Website Blog

13. Brennan’s of Houston

3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006

Brennan’s of Houston is the perfect place to make memories and impress loved ones with quality of seafood and service. From brunch to dessert, you’ll find yourself lost in the endless amounts of delicious seafood, with Crab Louie Cocktails, snapping turtle soup, gulf fish borgne, and grilled redfish with grab. At Brennan’s, business casual wear is required, and they’ll provide a wonderful dining experience with balloons, ribbons, flowers, cards, and everything needed for your next celebration in life.

Delivery Options
UberEats, Postmates

Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Saturday: 11AM – 2PM, 5PM – 9PM
Saturday: 10AM – 2PM, 5:30PM – 9PM
Brunch: Sat (11AM-2PM), Sun (10AM-2PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card / Apple Pay
No Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

State of Grace
State of Grace‘s Instagram

14. State of Grace

3258 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098

State of Grace takes it back in time to a place of traditional Texas brick and wood interiors and classic seafood to share with family and fun. An ode to memories and recollection of childhood, this unique restaurant offers exclusive brunch, lunch, and dinner menus with bites such as Hushpuppies (Texas blue crab), oak roasted mahi, gulf catches, and gulf shrimp benedicts. With state of the art dishes, State of Grace won’t disappoint on your first visit.

Delivery Options
GrubHub, Favor

Hours
Sunday: 11AM – 3PM, 5PM – 9PM
Monday – Tuesday: 5PM – 10PM
Wednesday – Saturday: 11AM – 3PM, 5PM – 10PM
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri (3PM-6PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette
Liberty Kitchen‘s Instagram

15. Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette

4224 San Felipe St Houston, TX 77027

Described as one of Houston’s hidden gems, Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette is a coastal kitchen with patio seating and a private room for the ultimate guest experience paired with their sensational seafood eats. Liberty Kitchen sports a Royale (Happy) Hour available for lite bites including chargrilled oysters, citrus chilli scotish salmon sashimi, and other unique. flavorful treats worth visiting for. Outside of Royale Hour, their crab balls, lobster bites, and caviar selections are those you’re going to want to try when in the Houston area.

Delivery Options
GrubHub, Favor

Hours
Monday– Thursday: 11AM – 10PM
Friday: 11AM – 11PM
Saturday: 10AM – 11PM
Sunday: 10AM – 9PM
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri (3PM-6PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

16. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

12848 Queensbury Ln Suite 200, Houston, TX 77024

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is all about the experience: wine, dine, and listen to live music in a sociable, charismatic setting with great food. You can expect a variety selection of wine, happy hour dishes such as mini filet sandwiches, extravagant dinner seafood from Petrossian caviar and lobster bisque, cocktails, and seafood marketplace gift boxes to take home. Whether you’re taking out, browsing through happy hour, listening to live jazz music, or hosting a private event, Eddie V’s is there for all your dining experience needs.

Delivery Options
Favor

Hours
Sunday: 4PM – 9PM
Monday – Saturday: 4PM – 10PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Truluck's
Truluck’s Website

17. Truluck’s

5350 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

This special occasion restaurant prides itself in its dining experience and high-quality seafood dishes in refined ingredient selection and flawless presentation. Offering lunch, dinner, a gluten-free menu, happy hour, and dessert, Truluck’s serves up every seafood platter and more, shooting beyond with their crab and shrimp napoleon, salmon crudo, and unique fresh fish selections. Reserve now for parties of all sizes to experience fine dining and great seafood finds.

Delivery Options
Favor

Hours
Sunday: 2PM – 9PM
Monday – Friday: 11AM – 10PM
Saturday: 12PM – 10PM
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri (4PM-6PM)

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Christie's Seafood & Steaks
Christie’s Website Menu

18. Christie’s Seafood & Steaks

6029 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057

For over 100 years, Christie’s Seafood & Steaks has stayed at their Westheimer location with a Greek twist on Texas seafood. Expect mouth-watering Texas fried oysters, fried crabfingers, shrimp gumbo, oyster stew, and other deluxe dishes on your visit here. Po-boys, catches of the day, and an assortment of large portioned entrees like shrimp a la carte and king crab legs are not to be missed at Christie’s.

Delivery Options
Takeout Only

Hours
Sunday: 11AM – 8PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 11AM – 8PM
Thursday: 11AM – 8:30PM
Friday – Saturday: 11AM – 9PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

19. Pappas Seafood House

11301 I-45, Houston, TX 77037

As another location of the Pappas line of restaurants, it’s guaranteed Pappas Seafood House will be a go-to the next time you’re in Houston. Starting off strong with small bites like jumbo crab cake and shrimp & crawfish fondue, it only gets better at Pappas with a selection of gumbos, etouffees, crispy stuffed crab, and platters for large events and catering to choose from.

Delivery Options
GrubHub, Favor, Online ordering

Hours
Sunday – Saturday: 11AM – 8PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

20. Red Fish Seafood Grill

19550 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070

Want to be surprised? Red Fish Seafood Grill offers a innovative, unique experience for guests with new menu items created and served frequently with guest favorites added to the main menus. Their lunch and dinner menus range from soups to sushi to children’s meals for those visiting with family and friends. Other seafood entrees include their famous lobster seafood pot, lobster and shrimp mac and cheese, and many more to pick a favorite from.

Delivery Options
Doordash, UberEats, GrubHub

Hours
Sunday: 11:30AM – 3PM, 4PM – 9PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 11AM – 2:30PM, 4PM – 9:30PM
Friday: 11AM – 2:30PM, 4PM – 10PM
Saturday: 11:30AM – 3PM, 4PM – 9PM

Payment types
Accepts Card
No Apple / Android Pay / Cryptocurrency

Conclusion

Houston offers a broad seafood selection of flavors from the Gulf Coast and blended flavors from chef inspiration and passion from Texan restaurant owners (Craving a wider selection not limited to seafood? Try out our favorite steakhouse spots in the area!). Whether it’s Mexican costal seafood, traditional Texan fish, or elegant, jazzy interiors for seafood platters, H-Town provides a taste of the best of Texas and the seafood cultivated inside it.

Eva Rogers

Eva Rogers, a proud Texan and contributor for TexasTasty, infuses her writing with a deep passion for the Lone Star State. With roots in the vast plains of West Texas, Eva treasures the unique fusion of tradition and innovation that embodies the Texan spirit. Through her articles, she celebrates the diverse tapestry of Texas, exploring everything from its vibrant urban centers to its tranquil rural landscapes.