Seafood

BLVD. Seafood

Nov 18, 2016 By Texas Monthly

Seafood is king in this coastal city, and this spot attracts crowds with its generous portions and fresh takes on timeless classics. The creative cocktail menu and impressive wine list don’t hurt either. Start with the lightly battered calamari and work up an appetite for the Gulf Coast Flat Fish…

Cajun Crawfish

Aug 21, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Cajun Crawfish offers the Texas coast’s unique fusion fare: Cajun-Vietnamese vittles.

Clark’s Oyster Bar

Apr 4, 2016 By Texas Monthly

There’s always a cheerful buzz at this stylish neighborhood spot. After devouring a few briny favorites on the half shell, we savored a Texas-size wedge salad with thick-cut bacon and savory blue cheese. Sadly, the dressing was a little heavy-handed; same with the New England–style lobster roll, which was chock-full…

Coast

Oct 4, 2016 By Texas Monthly

A tiny neighborhood restaurant for hip urban dwellers, Coast has colonized Mulberry’s former digs, lightening up the space with blue watercolors of waves painted on its tall white walls. The succinct menu emphasizes seafood, but there’s also a New York strip with smashed fingerling potatoes to satisfy Dad types. If…

Fish City Grill

Nov 16, 2016 By Texas Monthly

Everyone flocks to this casual spot for creative takes on old favorites, like a brunchy crab cake with a slice of grilled tomato, two poached eggs, and an orange béarnaise, and well-rendered classics like gumbo, here a quintessential combo of shrimp, chicken, and andouille sausage in a dark roux. Don’t…

Gogo Gumbo

Apr 21, 2016 By Texas Monthly

Let the good times roll at this little seafood kitchen in Boyd. This fine establishment is loaded with character, and everything is made from scratch under the keen watch of owner and chef Kraig Thome. We started with the tangy shrimp and crab gumbo, then jumped right into the pan-fried…