Port Arthur is known as the hometown of iconic rock star Janis Joplin, and it and the surrounding area also have a reputation for having an amazing selection of restaurants to choose from. If you crave a Texas-sized steak, Port Arthur has fine dining establishments that serve this culinary option at its best. With dishes such as perfectly-aged steaks to farm-fresh salads, the menus are full of meals made with locally sourced ingredients. The Port Arthur area also offers fresh seafood that is procured from the local fishing community. Indian, Italian, French, Mexican and Greek are just a few of the ethnic options that the Port Arthur area offers.