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6029 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057
+1 713-978-6563
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Christie's Seafood & Steaks began in 1917 as a small food and drink stand...
Christie's Seafood & Steaks began in 1917 as a small food and drink stand on Galveston's waterfront. Now located on Westheimer Road in Houston, Christie's is Houston's oldest family restaurant, and we invite you to join us for a great meal! Come in to Christie's for fresh seafood and delicious steaks! Try our famous butterfly fried shrimp. It's made from a secret recipe that has been passed down over generations. The Remoulade sauce that accompanies the fried shrimp is from a traditional recipe from 1917. It's to die for. Bring in the whole family, and feel at home with our personable, friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere. If you have a large family or a celebration, our banquet room creates a festive backdrop for any special occasion. For almost a century, the Christie family has served the same incomparable food that made its founder, Theodore Christie, famous. Dine with us tonight to find out what it's all about!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere, classic experience.

I had the flounder steamed in foil. Sooooooo Goood. Founded in 1917, there are some classic dishes. We went on a Wednesday so it was slow which meant our food came quick!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
DavidHill76
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Sewanee, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
254 reviews 254 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Come on in and enjoy some of what Houstin looked like 30 years ago. They offer good seafood, in a busy friendly Enviroment. Always brings a smile to faces.

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Charles! It's great to hear you enjoy the seafood and the environment. Next time you come in, let us know how we can really knock it out of the park. Many thanks, Christie Family More 

IRAQ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I recently stopped at Christie's restaurant since they advertise steaks & seafood, and someone told me the restaurant had a Greek twist to it. My husband and I both ordered fish, I ordered a fish Athens style and my husband the catch of the day. We ordered a nice bottle of Riesling while we waited for our food. When the... More 

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

We know how frustrating it can be when something doesn't meet your expectations, and we're very sorry to hear if you felt that way with us. It's worrisome that you thought the fish tasted frozen, as that's the last thing we want it to taste like. We appreciate you bringing it up and will look into it. Also, while you... More 

Sewanee, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I had the flounder steamed in foil. Sooooooo Goood. Founded in 1917, there are some classic dishes. We went on a Wednesday so it was slow which meant our food came quick!

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

It's great to hear you enjoyed the flounder, David! We'd love to see you again soon. Many thanks, The Christie Family More 

Kerrville, Texas
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

When you step in to Christie's you are suddenly in the past, ca. 1970, with all that comes with it. The service is excellent, the menu simple and unchanged over the years, and the food is excellent. Homemade salad dressings, with an Italian that is unlike others and superb, and classic seafood dishes. I was raised in Houston and Christie's... More 

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

It's great to hear from you, Stuart! We've been proud to carry on our family's traditions for all these years, so it means a lot to hear that you've enjoyed dining with us. Hope to see you again soon! Best, Christie Family More 

Simonton, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

OMG, I had to do it, I just HAD to satisfy my craving last night! Nobody, but nobody even comes close serving up delicious, one-of-a-kind crispy fried shrimp like Christie's and paired with their their over-the-top homemade remoulade sauce, well let me tell you, it's a spiritual experience that will send your tastebuds over the edge! My very first taste... More 

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

Thanks for spreading the word about our place! Glad we could satisfy your craving for some fried shrimp. Hope to see you again soon! Best, Christie Family More 

Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
373 reviews 373 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Impressed with the history of the place but the surroundings are tired and drab, menu standard, service ok and what I had to eat was downright average. I had the fried fish and shrimp combo, left a couple of shrimp as they tasted weird and half the fish as I really didn't enjoy it either and not one comment from... More 

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

We're terribly sorry that we let you down, Rob. This isn't typically feedback we hear about our menu or the service, so it's truly disappointing. We wish you had brought up your concerns with the food in the moment, so we could have had the chance to replace it. If you have any additional concerns, please feel free to reach... More 

Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My girlfriend and I had dinner here. We enjoyed our meal and the staff. This is Houston's oldest family run restaurant and you can see and feel the pride they take in that fact. We observed the staff greeting a lot of the regulars by name, coming by their tables and askingaout how they were doing, etc. All the food... More 

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed our newest creation, the Avocado Mango Crab Stack! Thanks for taking the time to write in here -- we hope to see you again. Best, Christie Family More 

Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
213 reviews 213 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Better late than never. I'm a Native Texan, born and raised my entire life in the Houston area and although I've always known of Christie's, I had not dined here..that is, until last night. It's funny....earlier in the week, we had the misfortune to eat at the restaurant across the street, Angus Brazilian Steakhouse and it was then that I... More 

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Newburgh, New York
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I have eaten there a few times and it is quite average. It is not expensive, but nothing stands out in terms of quality or uniqueness. Service is good, and they will cater to large parties. Had the fried catfish and shrimp and it was okay, but no prize in quality or portion size. Ambience and atmosphere was nice and... More 

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

Ray, it's disappointing to hear that our cuisine and ambiance let you down. We want every guest to leave feeling completely satisfied. We've been serving up the freshest seafood and steaks for almost 100 years now, so it's truly disheartening to know that we missed the mark for you. If you're ever in town again, we'd love to prove our... More 

Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Christie's is a nice, quiet place to get a wonderful seafood dinner. The entrees come with a salad and a potato. The prices are reasonable and the service is fast. 'Highly recommend this place. 'Particularly like the Christie's Pride.

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Kathy C, Owner at Christie's Seafood & Steaks, responded to this review

William, we're blushing over here! Thanks for all of your support -- it's great to hear from a Houstonian like yourself. Hope to see you soon. Best, Kathy, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6029 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-978-6563

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Christie's Seafood & Steaks began in 1917 as a small food and drink stand on Galveston's waterfront. Now located on Westheimer Road in Houston, Christie's is Houston's oldest family restaurant, and we invite you to join us for a great meal! Come in to Christie's for fresh seafood and delicious steaks! Try our famous butterfly fried shrimp. It's made from a secret recipe that has been passed down over generations. The Remoulade sauce that accompanies the fried shrimp is from a traditional recipe from 1917. It's to die for. Bring in the whole family, and feel at home with our personable, friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere. If you have a large family or a celebration, our banquet room creates a festive backdrop for any special occasion. For almost a century, the Christie family has served the same incomparable food that made its founder, Theodore Christie, famous. Dine with us tonight to find out what it's all about!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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