Fresh from the Gulf, Houston delivers some of the freshest seafood in Texas!

One thing great about Texas, is that it hauls in tons of fresh seafood from the Gulf Coast every year, so when it says "fresh" at your favorite restaurant in Houston, it means fresh! Many restaurants are known for their popular seafood cuisine, such as Danton's, Truluck's and The Remington Restaurant, where you will find tourists and locals flocking to the scene, especially in the summer, to enjoy the freshest catch offered on the menu. Houston's seafood restaurants have had staying power due to the convenience of the city's layout, local fishing business and the culinary professionals who know how to put a fresh spin on a signature dish. Houston has created a substantial market for attracting seafood lovers and whether you are a fan of oysters, shrimp or something more extravagant, like the Blue Water Boil served at Blue Water Seafood, Houston has a slew of offerings that will tantalize the fish fetish in anyone who is looking for the freshest catch of the day. Everything's bigger in Texas, right? Well, it's the same for the fish! Gulf-sized and juicy, Texans and tourists alike will find what they are searching for in Houston's best seafood restaurants.

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
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Signature Louisiana style offerings govern the menu at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen in the Upper Kirby area of Houston. With several locations and generations of experience behind these doors, Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen has become a household name...  Read More



Head to the Clear Lake area of Houston if you want to take advantage of a wide variety of fresh seafood offerings at Tommy's Restaurant and Oyster Bar. A full service restaurant with over 35 years of pleasing customers under their belt buckles,...  Read More

Massa's Seafood Grill


This family owned gem of the sea is a respected Houston establishment offering a plethora of multicultural fresh fish recipes, blending a traditional fare with a twenty-first union of fusion. Creole lovers can gulp a Gulf-sized gumbo and the...  Read More



Fresh American cuisine and affordable elegance make this seafood restaurant a culinary gem. Utilizing the best ingredients from around the world, Masraff's serves everything from herb seared tuna with wasabi potatoes to creamy paella risotto...  Read More



At Reef, diners dive into scrumptious seafood dishes featuring the freshest daily catches and deliciously distinctive flavor combinations. The chefs expertly prepare seafood with Gulf Coast, Mediterranean and Asian influences, with standout...  Read More

North Houston


Characterized as a crab shack, Blue Water is pleasantly relaxed and as casual as they come. Folks often stop in to linger over fresh seafood, and they drive in especially for spicy (seasonal) crawfish. You'll also discover garlicky Dungeness...  Read More



A favorite among the trendy Houstonians, Truluck's offers an upscale aesthetic donned with professional servers, bar staff and management. Start your dinner with a selection from their international wine list and select an appealing appetizer...  Read More



An award-winning restaurant chain, the Oceanaire Seafood Room in Houston boasts an incredible view, overlooking the Galleria and Westheimer and Post Oak. The restaurant has a tranquil glow, romantic ambiance and tastefully crafted menu, which...  Read More

Museum District


All over Houston, seafood enthusiasts proclaim that Danton's in Montrose offers the best, juiciest oysters in the city. If you are an oyster connoisseur, you will enjoy the assortment of offerings, from Oyster's Kyle featuring six Gulf oysters...  Read More


Meet Heather J. Taylor

Heather J. Taylor grew up an “Army Brat” with her family roots deeply grounded in Texas.  When she was twenty, she moved to London on scholarship to study performing arts at Regent's College...  More About Heather