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Pappas Seafood House

#507 of 7,146 Restaurants in Houston
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3001 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098-2713
713 522 4595
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Wasn't all that impressed for all the great reviews. I had the blackened catfish and it was on the rubbery side, had to cut it with a knife😕Hubby had the fried crawfish tails and they were just okay at best.

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Thank GawHhApm8
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201 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Been several years since we were in Houston and there are a few restaurants that absolutely are a must go, no q's. Papa's Seafood is one of those. We went on a Sunday night and the wait was minimal, 15 min. We were with our old neighbors and knew the portions were huge so we went the old route of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

I frequent this restaurant often....especially for the raw oysters. They are always fresh, briny, and delicious! Service is always spot-on and very friendly! My other favorite dish is the seafood cocktail (shrimp & crab combo). I have eaten many of their fish dishes as well...all very tasty, but I love their raw oyster the most!

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Thank Heidi M
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The seafood is always extraordinary and fresh. The atmosphere is terrific and always a firendly staff.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Truly enjoyable food and service this evening with our Houston based family members. Sumptuous fresh from the Gulf oysters, five star crispy fried squid, the best lobster bisque and fried fish all served in a first rate seafood house atmosphere by a delightful young gentleman made for a delightful meal.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Love the place. Fresh fish daily and their gumbo is absolutely fantastic. Great staff too. Wide selection of beers. Love eat at the bar in this place.

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Oakland, California
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201 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

We enjoyed our lunch at Little Pappas Seafood. The interior has a classic, traditional decor -- it's nicer than we expected. The menu offers a wide variety seafood choices: oysters, fish, shellfish, fried seafood, po' boys and more. Everything we had was delicious, and the service was friendly and attentive. I'm looking forward to return.

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Thank PeanutButters
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126 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

There were 10 of us in our group. We had an excellent experience at this restaurant. The server was very helpful with menu suggestions. The sea food was delicious. We had everything from a salad and gumbo for one person onto full seafood platters for others. Everyone was very pleased.

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Houston, Texas
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63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Love the bisque. I had lobster bisque and a seafood salad. The bisque had a huge chunk of lobster tail in the middle of the cup. The seafood is always amazing here. My first experience was in the late 80's where I had swordfish grilled to perfection. Great for lunch or dinner!

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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164 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

The seafood gumbo is oyster, shrimp and crab clabs in a brown broth with some rice. It is not seafood gumbo either a roux based or a okra based or a file/sassafras based. It was terrible. The salads tasted pre-made and not fresh and the fish was average- with no real taste maybe frozen but told it was fresh. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713 522 4595

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?