Top 12 Seafood Dishes To Try In Houston
HOUSTON – This year, Lent runs from Wednesday February 26 to Thursday April 9. Whether you’re committing to a fast during Lent or just craving seafood, there’s no shortage of seafood in the greater Houston area. From Peruvian ceviche to spicy Thai-inspired cuisine, we’ve handpicked a list of 12 memorable seafood dishes to appeal to any palate!
1751 Sea & Bar
191 Heights Blvd, Houston, Texas 77007
This place offers all the ambiance of an intimate neighborhood restaurant experience. Whether you are looking for a traditional dining experience with simply prepared seafood or a multi-course small-plate experience to share, you can find it at 1751 Sea & Bar.
What to try: Shrimp Curry – Thai green curry with tomato, shiitakes, onions, texmati rice and herbs.
250 W 19th St, Houston, Texas 77008
When it comes to the fish of the day, what’s fresh is what’s for dinner. Chef Brandi Key offers a rotating menu of fresh market fish ready to be seasoned with careful thought and preparation.
What to try: If it’s on the menu, you MUST try the grilled rockfish with arugula, basil pesto and asparagus.
3 Northside locations to choose from.
Local roadhouse-style fish restaurant serving American and Cajun classics with beer and hurricanes.
This appetizer combines the flavors of crayfish stew with the pleasure of a hand mug made of crisp French bread. When fried, French bread takes on the consistency of a delicious donut.
Crawfish Gun get the recipe HERE.
2200 Post Oak Blvd # 160, Houston, Texas 77056
For connoisseurs, the name of chef Hugo Ortega is synonymous with quality, creativity, integrity, diligence and talent. Caracol’s menu is extensive and features a variety of fresh seafood, coastal Mexican cuisine, as it’s called.
What to try: Tacos de Pescado Estilo Baja – crispy fish tacos with nappa cabbage and chipotle mayonnaise on homemade corn tortillas.
Davis Street at Hermann Park
5925 Almeda Rd A, Houston, Texas 77004
Chef Mark Holley likes to combine contemporary flavors with classic Southern cuisine and Pan-Asian dishes with Latin flavors. Its menu reflects the diversity and uniqueness of Houston.
What to try: Thai snapper served with kimchi cabbage and hoppin ‘john stir-fried rice.
The cuisine of the Gulf Coast of Eugene
1985 Welch Street, Houston, Texas 77019
Formerly Danton’s Gulf Coast Seafood, Eugene’s continues to serve fine Cajun-style cuisine from the Gulf Coast.
What to try: Montrose Oysters – 6 oysters cooked to perfection, laced with garlic butter and topped with giant crab, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese.
3737 Buffalo Speedway Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77098
Cajun-Creole cuisine in a setting that exudes the chic charm of the south without claiming to be refined cuisine.
What to try: Fresh Gulf Fish – with cauliflower, golden brown butter and almonds.
6652 Southwest Fwy, Houston, Texas 77074
Indian and Pakistani specialties in a relaxed setting. Special Note * This place is BYOB so grab a bottle and plan to have a wonderful evening without breaking the bank.
What to try: Goa prawns with shrimps sautéed in a bath of green coconut curry sauce. The seafood platter with grilled fish and masala shrimp is also a great choice.
3 locations to choose from among the heights, River Oaks and Memorial.
Liberty Kitchen has recently revamped its “Modern Coastal Cuisine and Comfort Food” menu with an extensive, fully customizable seafood selection. Customers can enjoy fried, grilled, grilled, charred, buttered or boiled seafood, with the option to enhance fish dishes with additional servings of shrimp, blue crab, bacon-wrapped scallops, oysters fries and more.
What to try: Taco tortillas with fried oysters, coleslaw, coriander-jalapeno sauce, fries, grilled jalapeño and pico de gallo.
2445 Times Blvd, Houston, Texas 77005
This dining gem located inside Politan Row specializes in the fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine featuring ceviches, tiraditos, cold dishes, sushi rolls, and weekly specials.
What to try: Peruvian Ceviche – generous pieces of fresh quality fish marinated in a bath of aromatic citrus juice sprinkled with choclo (Peruvian corn), mashed sweet potato and cancha (corn). Get the recipe HERE.
23119 Colonial Pkwy suite b-2, Katy, TX 77449
Malaysian street food specialties cooked from scratch.
1106 Bayport Blvd, Seabrook, Texas 77586
At Tookie’s Seafood, you can feast on everything from ahi tuna tacos to freshly landed Gulf shrimp and oysters. Whatever you order, be sure to pair it with one side of Mama Ethel’s onion rings (you’ll thank me later).
What to try: Their grilled snow crab legs. These thighs are packed with succulent meat providing a natural sweetness with every bite. You can participate in this indulgent experience every Thursday for just $ 8.99 a bunch.
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