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Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack

310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
+1 281-334-5000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (96 reviews)
“smoked oysters” (10 reviews)
“frog legs” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all a pretty good place. The atmosphere was great. Great service and the view of the bay was good. Gumbo loaded with meat in cups fit to please hearty Texans. My only complaint was the onion rings. A couple were pretty tough. I...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of the marina from upstairs is nice. I recommend this place for only a drink. The food is middling and institutional. It's not expensive but not worth eating the calories in my opinon. The french fries did arrive as crisp as I like...More

Thank Texastravelers94
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We brought out of town guests to Kemah for some good seafood. We strayed away from the "chain" seafood places on the boardwalk, hoping that this small local place would be a better choice for good seafood, I mean the water is a block away,...More

Thank WeTravelInElephants
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Husband and our family went here on a whim. Everything was amazing and the service was excellent. The kids ate everything which is awesome for most parents.

Thank mandiemo81
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The service was great. The tables have a nice big hole in the middle with a metal bucket to throw the crawfish shells into. I ordered two pounds of crawfish and a cola. I'm almost positive what they brought me was a good bit more...More

Thank HenBeck
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Crazy Alan's has the best crawfish in the area. They are always seasoned just right. Too many places don't even bother seasoning the boil & serve seasoning on the side. Their specials with crawfish, crab, & shrimp are fantastic. It's best to sit outside to...More

Thank TexasChango
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My fiance and I love Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack! They have great crawfish, spicy, but not too hot, and a lot of Cajun inspired dishes. They are also one of the few places where you can get alligator that is good, fresh, and firm (I...More

1  Thank BobFuldauer
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped here after reading the reviews. Was not disappointed, great food and great service. 8/10

Thank Wholelottakids
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Looks like a shack but it's great food and drinks. Was here a year ago and same bartender and patrons which is always nice that they remember you. Oysters great. All food good. Will always come back when we're here.

Thank darlynnski
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My husband and I ate lunch here on a Saturday afternoon. We chose to eat upstairs where we had a nice view of the boats and the rides at the boardwalk. Our waitress was very good. I joined their birthday club and we were given...More

Thank Scout223
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27 September 2015|
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Response from chris g | Reviewed this property |
yes if you call they will arrange seating for your guess
28 March 2015|
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Response from AlanF800 | Property representative |
The boil does have some ingredients that are considered gluten. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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