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Pappas Seafood House

#409 of 7,124 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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3001 S Shepherd, Houston, TX 77098
713 522 4595
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The seafood is always extraordinary and fresh. The atmosphere is terrific and always a firendly staff.

Thank Burke1010
Tallahassee, Florida
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Truly enjoyable food and service this evening with our Houston based family members. Sumptuous fresh from the Gulf oysters, five star crispy fried squid, the best lobster bisque and fried fish all served in a first rate seafood house atmosphere by a delightful young gentleman made for a delightful meal.

Thank TimeTraveler041847
Lugano, Switzerland
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Love the place. Fresh fish daily and their gumbo is absolutely fantastic. Great staff too. Wide selection of beers. Love eat at the bar in this place.

Thank bytosx
Oakland, California
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201 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

We enjoyed our lunch at Little Pappas Seafood. The interior has a classic, traditional decor -- it's nicer than we expected. The menu offers a wide variety seafood choices: oysters, fish, shellfish, fried seafood, po' boys and more. Everything we had was delicious, and the service was friendly and attentive. I'm looking forward to return.

Thank PeanutButters
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

There were 10 of us in our group. We had an excellent experience at this restaurant. The server was very helpful with menu suggestions. The sea food was delicious. We had everything from a salad and gumbo for one person onto full seafood platters for others. Everyone was very pleased.

1 Thank WYPY
Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Love the bisque. I had lobster bisque and a seafood salad. The bisque had a huge chunk of lobster tail in the middle of the cup. The seafood is always amazing here. My first experience was in the late 80's where I had swordfish grilled to perfection. Great for lunch or dinner!

1 Thank JscottHouston_Texas
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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228 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

The seafood gumbo is oyster, shrimp and crab clabs in a brown broth with some rice. It is not seafood gumbo either a roux based or a okra based or a file/sassafras based. It was terrible. The salads tasted pre-made and not fresh and the fish was average- with no real taste maybe frozen but told it was fresh. Service... More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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259 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

I joined a colleague here last week and was pleasantly surprised to find a packed house on a Tue night. They were out of the cedar planked salmon so I had the regular salmon and it was excellent. Tables are pretty close to one another, but this place was great. The food tasted great, the company was excellent, the bathroom... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Use to love going to the original Pappas Seafood Restaurant on the SW Freeway. Now all the Pappas restaurants have good food but the atmosphere is like any other chain. But when you go to the restaurant on South Shepheard it is like going back to the original. Great food, great service in a relaxed atmosphere. I drive by 6... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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289 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Just ok place, with good Fish options; place a little dirty and not proper taken care... Food can be a little oily and healthy as well


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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 S Shepherd, Houston, TX 77098
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713 522 4595

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