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The Shack of Houma

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1226 Grand Caillou Rd, Houma, LA 70363-5555
+1 985-868-9996
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (51 reviews)
“boiled shrimp” (16 reviews)
“boudin balls” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1226 Grand Caillou Rd, Houma, LA 70363-5555
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an awesome experience, we will be back. Ive had crawfush and shrimp in Nawlins, but this is a true Louisiana experience without all the tourist hype. We started with a doz each of Fresh Oysters on the half and Grilled oysters on the half....More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and not disappointed at all, it is primarily a seafood place but you can get a fantastic steak here also

Thank edodowd
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Ate at restaurant several times. Boiled crabs, crawfish and shrimp were first rate. Fried foods and fresh oysters were also good. Boiled foods expensive but other selections reasonably priced. Not a fast food restaurant but worth the wait.

Thank GoblinKE
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Crab soup great lots of crab very tasty; crawfish very very good; boiled shrimp good; good fast service; always a great place to eat great seafood.

Thank James G
Reviewed February 5, 2018

The Shack has some excellent seafood options as well as some more commonplace entrees like fried popcorn shrimp. The oysters, crab cake, redfish and crawfish at our table were excellent. This is a "family" style restaurant with reasonable prices for seafood. The wait staff was...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Clean restaurant which didn’t smell like most places which mainly serve seafood. Oysters were cheap. I had 6 blue crabs which were very good. No draft beer, only bottle.

Thank Fishingwithrob
Reviewed December 5, 2017

First time we dined here was when I was bowling in a tournament around the corner. Food is still excellent. Service was awesome. Price was surprisingly attractive. Will return but sooner than later.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Down home family restaurant with good service and good food. Seafood is the main part of the menu. The onion rings are a must

Thank Michael A
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Food is top quality. Staff very attentive and helpful...simply the best seafood restaurant in Houma. Whether it is the shrimp poboy, or the seafood gumbo, or the chicken and sausage gumbo, the food is a real treat.

Thank Don C
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a true Cajun place with lots & lots of seafood & the atmosphere to match. There is a bar so alcohol is served. The place is so popular with the locals that there may be a wait for seating. Also do not plan...More

Thank toody703
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sher v
October 8, 2016|
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Response from Erik M | Reviewed this property |
Nancy's closed for a few weeks and has now reopened as "The shack". I have not tried it yet but the staff has supposedly remained and the ownership is still within the family.
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Lorna G
October 18, 2015|
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Response from HeHaSch | Reviewed this property |
The food is worth every penny, I ordered several small platters if remember right it was 8 bugs a platter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1226 Grand Caillou Rd, Houma, LA 70363-5555 (Formerly Nancy's Seafood Shack)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Houma
  • Phone Number: +1 985-868-9996
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