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Pappas Seafood House

#507 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
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3001 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098-2713
713 522 4595
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We showed for dinner on Saturday. What a mistake! Service was mediocre... empty glasses and a wait to get out order taken or even drinks. When the food came out, it was tasteless and not worth the price. The Chilean Sea Bass was dried out and flavorless. The Filet Mignon with Chilean Crab had 5 dime size pieces of crab... More 

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Thank Jc M
Grapevine
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280 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The red fish is always good at the papa locations. They have several around town and up into Dallas. The bar works as a speed bar so be ready to have a drink. Salads are very good as well. The place is always clean and the service is good.

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Thank JCSfoodguy
Los Altos, United States
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a good value for the experience. good local neighborhood restaurant. waiter recommended a very nice New Zealand Suav Blanc.

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Thank Behzad N
Houston TX
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Friends recently took me to this restaurant to celebrate my birthday. It has been one of my favorite restaurants for many years. I had the Snapper Pontchartrain, which is a red snapper filet covered in an extremely rich sauce of crabmeat and shrimp in butter and brandy. It is so good it must be sinful, and so rich that you... More 

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Thank rghouston
houstonburbs
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330 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We decided to celebrate a birthday at Pappas, and we are so glad that we did! This was a dining experience... not just grab some food and head on! The atmosphere was great, the service was wonderful, and the food was delicious! We really enjoyed our meal, and will return soon!

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Thank ladybugtx76
Houston, Texas
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383 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

You really have to wonder how a pretty well known place can get reviewed here and the name isn't even listed correctly! This place has been Little Pappas Seafood Kitchen since I first dined here in the 1990's! It's a smaller version of the usual Pappas Seafood Kitchen restaurants you see in other parts of Houston but just as good.... More 

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Tooele, Utah, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was more than a 4.5 button rating on TA, but I was disappointed with the place in general. I felt like I was dining in a 60's tweener restaurant (between a diner and classier restaurant). The food was OK. My sea bass was undercooked a tad, but fair. There just wasn't a lot of extra flavors accompanying the dish,... More 

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Thank Burton B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered a apple Martini it was almost all alcohol. I ask if I could get more apple added to even it out they wanted to charge me. I never had that happen befor. The bartender made it wrong and wanted to charge me to correct it. Don't know if that bothers you but it did me. You judge if... More 

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Thank 12345Wolf
Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I would eat here every week if I lived in the area. Great service, nice wine list, superb food; everything from a beautiful and delicious lobster Cobb salad to red snapper. But-those oysters. We couldn't get enough of them. Lively place for a group.

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Thank Tracey E
North Brunswick, New Jersey
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you like seafood, Papa Seafood house is one of the best place to go. I enjoyed their fresh seafood. Best quality, large portions. You cannot finish your plate. Love it. Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713 522 4595

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