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Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster

9651 FM 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 77070-6110
(281) 890-8334
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Ranked #181 of 7,200 restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Most recent review
- Jun 29, 2014
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32 reviews from our community

90% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you live in or around houston and have not eaten here, you so don't know what u r missing. Great food at super great prices. The gumbo is excellent. The oysters, well they were gynormius, and the fried catfish was delish. Can't wait to go back tomorrow night!

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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The food at both of the Captain Tom locations is always great! This is very casual dining so don't go there for fine dining. But if you want fresh seafood this is the place. You can watch the cooks batter and fry the catfish, shrimp and oyters. The raw oysters are shucked as you order them. Try a michalad to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This used to be my favorite seafood place in Houston and I've been coming here for years but I was so grossed out I probably won't even touch another oyster. I came on my birthday, ordered twelve oysters, which had at least one pink worm in it. I didn't make a scene and told the guys there wasn't a problem... More

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Houston, Texas, USA
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

they serve best Gumbo that could found in Houston area. always my favorite place to hang out for half-shell oysters with michelada

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

I hate rating restaurants and such, but after eating here and reading almost all of the reviews: excellent place to have raw oysters and seafood!

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Houston, Texas
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151 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

After reading reviews I decided to try this place for dinner. The line waiting for a seat was about 10 minutes long as it seems this restaurant is always busy. After finding a seat I ordered a bowl of gumbo ($3.10) and the texas mini ($8.95) and tea. The gumbo arrived and it was excellent. Not only did it taste... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Captain Tom's is by far the most consistent tasting seafood place all around! 6.95 for a dozen fresh shucked in front of your face oysters! Single catfish combo for 6.95! Flonder around 12! This place is awesome... minus the wait.

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Trinity, Florida
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47 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

$6.95 for a dz oysters on the half shell.....I am all over that! What an interesting place! Went with the my sis and her husband who live in the area. If I lived in Houston, I would be eating here all too often.......! GREAT value! Call it an raw bar in a parking lot. Table service with no waiters?!?! We... More

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14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

My father-in-law took me to Capt. Toms last week for the first time (but not the last). He raved about the food on the way there and Capt. Tom's didn't disappoint. We both ordered a cup of gumbo for starters. Magnificent, rich, and full of seafood. We also ordered a half dozen raw oysters (we received 8 large ones) that... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We stopped by Tom's Boat to eat from the advice of a friend who used to live in Houston. We were doing a road trip of Texas and wanted some seafood and thought it would be good to try. The wait was about 10mins as the seating is kind of lacking (but it's inside of a BOAT on LAND so... More

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