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Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

#17 of 7,051 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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3950 S Terminal Rd, IAH, E Terminal, adjacent to Gate E2, Houston, TX 77032
+1 281-821-7684
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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808 reviews
599 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

During a long layover at Houston Hobby, I found this restaurant while looking for a place to have a good salad. The salad of choice was the Pappadeaux special salad with shrimp. It was delicious. Service was fast and good. I would go back there easily.

Thank MauricioBabilonia
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pappadeaux has to be the best seafood restaurant created. We visited twice in 3 days. They accommodate large parties easily with little to no wait.

Thank Erica G
Stavanger, Norway
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall a good experience, allthough maybe a bit pricey in regards to the presentation and taste (boring and bland). Good and fast service.

Thank Kristian T
Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I always look forward to eating at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen. Recently when traveling trough Houston Hobby we ate here again. This time with our daughter-in-law. Once again we had great service and excellent food. Our waiter was great and we were all happy with our food choices. Can't wait until we get to visit another Pappadeaux Seafood... More 

Thank jtw56
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758 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sit at the bar and you'll have no problem getting service! Enjoyable food and better than fast food!

Thank Chr15t1n3
Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have been regulars here for years, we dine here for work and pleasure during our connections. Today we had a huge problem with the hostess. Can't remember her name, she had long black hair, little big and with a even bigger attitude. She showed us a table, it was very dirty, we asked if it could... More 

Thank nattinatti
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On advice of dinner companions (who are Pappadeaux regulars and huge fans), I skipped appetizer and settled on a naked fish entree. The Blackened Mahi is served with dirty rice for which any side can be substituted. My companions chose fish smothered with sauce and crab or shrimps and pronounced both delicious. The Mahi was tasty but didn't prompt raves.... More 

Thank Susan W
Georgetown, Texas
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424 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Houston Hobby location for dinner. We had the spinach dip appetizer which was very good. We each order a soup, a gumbo and a bisque. Yum is the best word to describe them. The food was very good. The waitress was friendly and she checked on us regularly. My only complaint is that it was expensive.... More 

Thank David T
Chesapeake, Virginia
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for dinner but get there early because it gets crowded. But it is worth the wait. I wish they would open one in Virginia Beach. This is probably my most favorite restaurant. Doesn't matter what I order, it's always good.

Thank JerseyJim7
Destin, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate at the Hobby Airport location and found the food to be of good quality and reasonably priced. Busy place as you might expect but they do a good job of getting you seated. Located close to the gates it's a food choice for a good meal when traveling.

Thank Seadog6221

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3950 S Terminal Rd, IAH, E Terminal, adjacent to Gate E2, Houston, TX 77032
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-821-7684
  • This restaurant is at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (after security)

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