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Mardi Gras Grill

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Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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1200 Durham Dr, Houston, TX 77007-5410
713-864-5600
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Returning Fan

Every time I come to Houston, this place is a must. I've never had a bad meal. Today is unusually quite cold in Houston, so I had the crayfish bisque, which is the best I've ever had, and half a shrimp Po Boy. I couldn't be more satisfied with this delicious lunch combo. We also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2014
casieclayton
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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Every time I come to Houston, this place is a must. I've never had a bad meal. Today is unusually quite cold in Houston, so I had the crayfish bisque, which is the best I've ever had, and half a shrimp Po Boy. I couldn't be more satisfied with this delicious lunch combo. We also started with a dozen oysters... More 

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Planet Earth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

I am a fan of Cajun and Southern Louisiana food so my visit today was much anticipated due to friends telling me how good the food was. I'm glad to say I wasn't disappointed. The location was hard to find and when you enter the first thing you notice is the place is rustic and loud. I decided not to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

If you like authentic Cajun and Southern Louisiana style seafood, prepared right, you need to visit Mardi Gras. The fried shrimp are seasoned and butterflied and fried to perfection...try the great Gulf Oysters and the Gumbo....oh yes...it's the real deal!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The location, atmosphere, and food make this one of my favorite restaurants in Houston. I've visited Mardi Gras many times over the years, and have never had a bad experience. From the staff, to the crawfish, to the stuffed shrimp, to the garlic bread, to the beer...Mardi Gras Grill is fabulous!!

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Spring, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Stopped by Mardi Gras Grill for lunch today. I had the half shrimp half oyster poboy with combo of fries and onion rings. The oysters were just okay. I have had better fried oysters. The shrimp on the other hand were very good. Not overcooked and still moist and juicy. The bread they were served on was also good. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

I've been going here since it was called Floyds' Cajun Shack, and owned by Floyd Landry. A lot has changed in th past 20 years , but the food is still amazing!! Just make sure you go when Cheppo is cooking and Pedro is bar tending! At the bar or on the deck is a great place to be with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2009

I went here with my family for some crawfish. And crawfish we ate! Between me and my father I think we put away 10 or 12 pounds. The corn and potatoes are amazing. By far the best mudbugs I have had, barely beating out Nate's in Addison.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 Durham Dr, Houston, TX 77007-5410
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Neighborhood: Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
  • Phone Number: 713-864-5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood

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