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Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack

310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
281-334-5000
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Ranked #41 of 63 restaurants in Kemah
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Hamburgers, Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Kemah, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We are visiting from San Antonio and wanted to sample some of the Cajun cuisine here in Kemah and this restaurant was recommended by the hotel. Food: Positives: the gumbo is great, although I wish they had more seafood in it. Negative: My son ordered the crab clusters and the "mild" was spicy as hell...I can't imagine what the "spicy"... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We landed here because our first stop was closed down and we didn't want to deal with parking at the boardwalk. Best stop ever! My husband and I ordered smoked oysters... Holy cow they were so good we were sad were didn't just order more of them for our meal... Until that came out! The dinner blew us away as... More

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League city
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Took my son to eat lunch today while he was in town. First thing that happened was I stood at the door for ten plus minutes before anyone even acknowledged me then the lady at the bar told me to find a seat anywhere. No signs that I saw that say seat yourself. Then, we order, see several others come... More

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Alan F, Guest Relations Manager at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you had such a bad experience with us. Would you be willing to give us a try again? Please stop by the gift shop and ask for Tammy. I'd like to offer you a $25 gift certificate. More

Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Want a casual shorts and tee shirt place with cheap beer and oysters then you will love this place. Inside or outside is great. I had Blue Moon draft (large glass 22 oz ) for 3.25 and oysters for 10.95. We watched the World Cup and in general had a great time Service was very good. I'll certainly be back... More

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Alan F, Public Relations Manager at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! More

Richardson, Texas
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

This place is in the middle of the boat docks. There is ample outside seating with live entertainment. We chose to sit inside. Good view of boats coming and going. We had a super server, Kyle. If you ask for him, you will be sure to have the best possible service. The sweetened ice tea was the best I have... More

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Alan F, Manager at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a great review. I am glad you enjoyed yourself. What did you like best??? More

Seabrook, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Coming from a gulf coast gumbo making family...Mom LOVES the seafood gumbo at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack! Great service too!

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Alan F, Guest Relations Manager at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and that's high praise on our gumbo. We appreciate it! More

Leawood, Kansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great venue! Not as crowded as the rest of the boardwalk there in Kemah. We enjoyed the shrimp and crawdad boil. The service was quick and the wait staff friendly. Liked that they sent a text when the table was ready. Nice outside seating area. The night the we were there there was a local band, Played mostly covers but... More

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Alan F, Guest Relations Manager at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We appreciate it! More

San Angelo, Texas
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Real good meal, order the extra spicy if you can hang! Live music and cold beer, what more do you need when eating mudbugs?

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Alan F, Owner at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! More

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had lunch there today it was very good had crawfish an gator bites the and service was great an not a long wait. They have great lunch specials.

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Alan F, Owner at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We appreciate it! More

Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

it is over rated food is hit or miss, ive been here several times sometimes its good sometimes not so good, prices are kinda high.

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Alan F, Owner at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. I've shared this with our management. More

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