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Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack

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$$ - $$$
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310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
+1 281-334-5000
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Great Atmosphere. Perfectly spiced Crawfish at an excellent price. Both outdoor and indoor seating. Good for families, groups, couples and friends.

Thank Chrystal D
Houston, Texas
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312 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

WE have dined at this restaurant in the past and decided to try it again since it had been a long time since we had eaten there. Service was poor & the food continues to be run of the mill at best. Asked waitress how the prepared the oyster's and she had no idea and didn't offer to check, so... More 

Thank jhollingsworth11
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch before heading to Galveston to board our cruise ship. It is located in a marina right off the road. I had the shrimp lunch special and it was very good but there wasn't much shrimp. About 6 pieces and they were small. Others had the gator and fish taco's which were much better. That's what... More 

Thank Doug S
Jasper, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

First time to dine at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack and it was an enjoyable one. It was our 33rd wedding anniversary and we try to pick a place we've never been to before. Very casual atmosphere. My husband had the sirloin steak with veggies and I had the pistolettes. Our waitress, Courtney, suggested the etouffe sauce for my pistolettes which... More 

Thank Linda0662015
Dickinson, Texas, United States
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

love going here to get big heaping platters of spicy crawfish. This place a great location and brings Louisiana recipes to Texas for some delicious tastes.

Thank Doug H
Konawa, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

There were four family members driving through for the evening, not wanting a chain restaurant but something different, with seafood, and the added Cajun flavors. The servers were friendly and helped with suggestions when asked. We all had different entrees, we all said we would gladly order what we got again (meaning we really liked what we ordered!) and we... More 

Thank GBCB2014
Houston, TX
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52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

I've only been here for a work happy hour, so I have no clue on the prices! But the waiter was awesome, and the food was fabulous! The boudin balls were deelish! He brought out like 10 orders of those bad boys...hey, we had a lot of people! And we really really liked those! I just got beer, as I... More 

Thank kimcatus
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We liked crazy Alan's a lot. But you gotta not be expecting high end seafood. It was a perfect setting for a Friday night with oysters and a beer. We loved the ponchetrain smoked oysters. Went back a few days later with family!

Thank Lynn W
The Woodlands, Texas
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433 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Love the atmosphere and the friendly staff at the Swamp Shack. We came with family for early pre-dinner drinks and appetizers. It was breezy but warm and we sat downstairs and talked until the music began. Great variety of appetizers and very good taste. We had the smoked oysters with Parmesan cheese and the Premium Sampler. Both were enjoyed by... More 

Thank Rebekajean
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The place is very good, nice decoration. I recommend to eat from the big fish plate. We ordered the Boiled Seafood Feast

Thank Marcel2791

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-5000

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