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Babin's Seafood House - Woodlands

19529 Ih 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385
+1 281-296-8829
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fresh fish” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (39 reviews)
“gumbo” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
19529 Ih 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have driven by this place for years and never stopped. Decided to try something different for our anniversary.....glad we did. From the moment we walked in and were greeted we enjoyed the experience. It was not buy, we were seated immediately and were we wanted....More

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been to Babin's for some time, but we are so glad that we did. We had an excellent server, Skyler, whose recommendations were fantastic. Skyler recommended the Golden Tile fish. Skyler said the Golden Tile tasted like lobster and she was correct - it...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

I have stayed away from this place because the waiters were always snobby and when I was at the bar they were in a hurry to get rid of me after they knew that I was only drinking two glasses of wine. But tonight we...More

Thank SedonaSid
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

First visit. Big menu. Decided on fried seafood. Calamari was good and accompanied by nice remoulade sauce. In fact we asked for more remoulade sauce for our entrees - it was better than the tarter sauce. Deep sea lemonade drink as ok. Good size Greek...More

Thank danidb518
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Chose Babin's for a mid-week business lunch with co-workers. Service was superb; server's name was unusual - Rook - but his attention to detail was top notch. There was confusion about one individual's order, but that was immediately corrected - and comped! Didn't upset us...More

Thank AggieBQ75
Reviewed April 10, 2017

My husband and I dined at Babin's for the first time to celebrate our Anniversary. We tried the huge sampler appetizer platter and asked to substitute some of the fried selections for fried oysters. They swapped them for us with no problem. Then we both...More

Thank sueDayton_Tx
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner there. Ambiance was nice. Service was sketchy to start but improved through out the meal. Cold cocktails and fresh oysters to start. Blackened catfish with etoufeé was enjoyed by my husband. My shrimp and grits was really good. Grits were light...More

Thank treetopstexas
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

I love eating at Babins, but I only wished there were more locations!! Today I had blackened Crab Cakes with the sweet potato, green beans, and a Greek salad. My friend had Shrimp and Grits on the $10 lunch menu and said it was AMAZING!...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We frequent this establishment usually on Saturday, for the all day Happy Hour. $4 and $5 appetizers and drinks in the bar.

Thank mematdelta
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

The food and service was excellent!! The gumbo and crab bisque was delicious. Outstanding service by our bartender Richard.

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September 9, 2016|
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Response from nmlady4011 | Reviewed this property |
It's nice to know there are people out there that still care if nice restaurants have a dress code. Thank you for asking, but, no, there is not a particular dress code. the standard business casual or jeans applies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19529 Ih 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Shenandoah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-296-8829
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