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Massa's South Coast Grill

1331 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010-3025
+1 713-655-9100
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“shrimp” (19 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1331 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010-3025
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are looking for some excellent food choices (everything from Quail to Crab) this is your restaurant. Mario was our waiter and took great care of us. We started with the Fresh Crab and Corn Chowder...one of the BEST I have ever had!!! Then...More

Thank Corie C
BJMassa, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks so much for coming in! I will tell Mario about your kind comments. Mario has been with us for almost 20 years! Folks like you and employees like Mario are what makes running this place worth while. Hope you can come back before we...More

Reviewed yesterday

Had the grilled salmon and it was delicious. Wine was good as well. Came in with a group of seven and they sat us at a large round table which was great for conversation. Service was good and loved the atmosphere.

Thank nicolejames8760
BJMassa, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks so much for coming in and we are so glad that you enjoyed everything. I will pass your comments on to the server and the kitchen staff. Hope to see you again before we close. Our final day of business here is 12/20/18

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their Red fish pontchartrain is the best fish I’ve ever had! Great food and good venue. Close to Astros Minute Maid Park.

Thank Rob E
Joseph M, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming in and we as a team are really happy that you enjoyed everything. Go Astros!

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner at Massa’s! Great service- running a little tight on time to get to theatre- but they got us in & out without really seeming rushed. Outstanding salmon- grilled to perfection! The gumbo was delicious- the house salad was outstanding. We shouldn’t have...More

Thank Sharon B
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Sharon, Thanks so much for coming in and we are so glad that you enjoyed everything. Our place is a great option before a show. If you are ever in a hurry just let us know and we will do our best to get you...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

We had a business lunch here that was outstanding. Service was great, the food was awesome, and the ambiance is great for a conversation. Good choice!More

Thank MauricioBabilonia
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Mauricio, Thanks foe coming in and we are so glad you enjoyed your experience here at Massa's South Coast Grill. The Mahi is coming in really nice this time of year and I think our simple preparation (Mediterranean Style) With Olive Oil, Lemon, Garlic and...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It is at the first level of the shops of a Houston. Walking distance to many big hotels. We had lunch there. They have hive butter which came with bread. Their pasta tasted so good. My husband had sandwich which also taste great.

Thank tanje1
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks so much for coming in! Glad you enjoyed the pasta and your sandwich. Please ask for Joe if when you come back.

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I attended a conference at the nearby convention center. This place was a quick walk with fast service. The food was very delicious. Be sure to get the bread with the garlic chive butter! My colleague and I were in and out. The bartender Joe...More

Thank PamelaForest
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Pamela, Thanks so much for coming in and Im so glad you enjoyed everything. I so enjoyed waiting on you and your colleague and especially like it when folks from New Orleans enjoy the food and service here. Our roots go back to my uncle...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Another great meal at Massa’s. We had never eaten their calamari and were surprised by how good it was. It was very crisp with a light batter. It had a sweet, hot chili sauce with it that really brought out the flavor. We will put...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Had the sampler, the seafood gumbo and the red fish Pontchartrain. Great food, good service. I would recommend! Oh, and the fresh pecan pie Ala mode.

Thank DougTMesa
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thanks so much for coming in and I am so glad that you enjoyed everything. You made some classic selections that represent our menu well. If you come back please ask for Joe, I am usually around. Thanks again.

Reviewed 7 May 2018

I have visited many times and have enjoyed the variety of delicious seafood dishes. The atmosphere is comfortable and clean. The service was also very good.

Thank PPPhelps
Joseph M, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks so much for coming in and it is a pleasure to serve you. I will pass this on to our staff. Hope to see you again soon. Please ask for Joe when you come in next.

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shsingl
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Response from Joseph M | Property representative |
Im sorry to take so long to answer your question. The answer is yes we can make the BBQ Shrimp. Thety are best with really fresh shrimp with the heads still on. I will be picking some fresh shrimp up next week from the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010-3025
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-655-9100
  • E-mail
Description
Family owned and operated seafood restaurant with a South Coast twist.
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