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Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

3950 S Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77388
(281) 821-7684
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Ranked #26 of 7,207 restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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NY
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142 reviews 142 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Houston's airport is pretty big, and its hub-and-spoke design means a lot of doubling back if you go exploring during layovers or other waiting. (Fortunately, they have some moving sidewalks.) There's a pretty good selection of places to eat, too, and one of the better ones is Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen. Houston? Seafood? Yes, this restaurant is like a fish out... More

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Pappadeaux is an excellent place to go for fresh seafood. The service was great. It was an enormous amount of people but worth the wait. Very friendly environment.

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southern california
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136 reviews 136 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen has branches in both the Houston and Dallas Fort Worth airports. If you are faced with a flight delay or a long layover between flights as we were, the restaurant is a great place to spend some time. I have now dined at both Texas airport locations and have found them consistently excellent. The food is... More

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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I do not understand how this place is popular. Maybe people don't know what seafood is supposed to taste like. The fried shrimp seriously looked like shrimp you would get from a cafeteria. The color was odd, the taste was bad, and the prices were ridiculously high. Will never eat there again. Also, I am pretty sure our server forgot... More

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I ate here for lunch for a work event. Very tasty appetizers including fresh oysters. I ended up ordering the Texas Redfish. It was cooked perfectly and was very tasty.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had the Lobster bisque and it was great!! my mother enjoyed the gumbo. Don't order a balsamic salad unless you know how to mix the oil and balsamic yourself because it is brought out separately. Their Platters are a lot of food and the Sea Food Platter was good, but all fried except fish...I had it pan seared blackened.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

I visit several locations through the year as they are conveniently located in DFW and IAH, menus are the same but there are small changes in flavor on their dishes; not in a bad way but different. Other than that, a great dining option in Houston Intercontinental.

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Baytown, Texas
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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had lunch today at the newly opened Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen 12420 East Freeway in Houston. Only open a short while, it is east of where the now closed Pappas use to be. We knew when we saw all the cars that we would have a long wait. We waited for 25 minutes. We shared a small Pappas Greek salad... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My family of 5 visit this place between 2 and 3 times a month, the food is superb, great facility, friendly staff, little pricey but it's well worth it. Visit the original on Westimer, they beautiful landscape and a nice outside patio.

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Spring Arbor, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We wanted to find a nice, sit-down restaurant at IAH -- something that's in short supply, we discovered. A security agent pointed us to the International terminal where we found Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, and we were so glad to find a place with REAL food prepared well and served in a delightful upstairs retreat away from the throngs. Our flight... More

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