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Babin's Seafood House - Woodlands

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19529 IH 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385
(281) 296-8829
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood signature salad

Ordered at the bar tonight and had this salad. It was ok. The best thing was that the scallop, and yes there was only one, was cooked perfectly and they were nice enough to substitute blue cheese for the balsamic dressing. The shrimp were a bit dry/overcooked and not crazy about the green mix used... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered at the bar tonight and had this salad. It was ok. The best thing was that the scallop, and yes there was only one, was cooked perfectly and they were nice enough to substitute blue cheese for the balsamic dressing. The shrimp were a bit dry/overcooked and not crazy about the green mix used for the salad base. It... More 

Thank jthwrh
Lexington, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fine, but certainly not outstanding. The service was not great, however. I ate in a mostly empty bar area and the bartender was more interested in cleaning up and talking to a few regulars than keeping my drink full. With all the options in the area, I will not go back.

Thank BackInLex
Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a meeting with the Society of the 3rd Infantry Division. The provided excellent service for our large group. All were pleased with the different menu items they selected. The crayfish etouffee was very good and like you get in southwest Louisiana

Thank Grabert2013
Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My new favorite Landry's restaurant. A wonderful selection of fresh seafood along with some local favorites like delicious frog legs. Nice selection of beer and wine to accompany the meal too. Out waitress was young but well versed in the food and drink and provided prompt service. I highly recommend for entertaining clines and will certainly return here

Thank TJP7301
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is most definitely the best Cajun/ seafood that I have ever had. The fondue appetizer was awesome and the crawfish plate with étouffée and fried tails was perfect. And my husband, who doesn't even really like seafood that much, cannot stop talking about the blackened shrimp po boy. We have another trip to Houston planned soon, and this place... More 

Thank Dani R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I would give this restaurant an average at best review. They have an extensive menu which is why they probably just do it all just average. It does beat the other place that sounds like Dead Lobster though.

Thank Greg B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We visited Babin's in search of a good fish dinner. It had been a few years since we had been to Babin's, and were looking forward to a good meal. I ordered the Barramundi (blackened) and my wife ordered the Tilapia (broiled). The tilapia tasted like soap. Both were overcooked to the point of being dry. Steamed broccoli side was... More 

Thank EmmasDad34
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Arrived @ 8pm Friday of Memorial Day weekend. 4 tables occupied. Rushed all evening by staff, not all items ordered arrived with the meal. What did was so-so. Fries and strings were cold. The rest was unremarkable. Server cleared the table of all condiments and refilled at table next to us during our meal. Won't go back.

Thank TwinAv8tor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My late husband would drive down from Huntsville every few months. We always came and enjoyed multiple appetizers and drinks at the bar. Today to honor his birthday I came and enjoyed fresh oysters, delicious stingrays and calamari. Drank a Cresent City swirl in his honor. Another wonderful experience. Thank you.

Thank roxiekay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Had lunch. Ordered 1/2 and 1/2 crawfish tails. The fried tails were the smallest I have ever seen. Asked for cocktail sauce. After I tracked down the waiter several minutes later, was told they had run out of cocktail sauce but the kitchen was mixing up more! Several minutes later the cocktail sauce finally came out. Lunch was just OK.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19529 IH 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Shenandoah
  • Phone Number: (281) 296-8829

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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