The Best Seafood Restaurants in Houston

The OpenTable Team

Houston is the biggest city in the state of Texas, and the 4th largest in the country. It's a unique and vibrant city that's known for being the world capital of space exploration and the most ethnically diverse area in the U.S. Home to the Space Center, the Houston Zoo, The Galleria along with an awesome music and arts scene. Plus, the city has over 11,000 restaurants! They have an awesome culinary scene here and it you're in the mood for seafood, you've found a great place to land. Here's our list of restaurants to check out to find the best seafood in Houston.

Restaurants:Riel Restaurant, Nobu Houston, Eunice
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, Japanese, Creole / Cajun / Southern
Neighborhoods:Texas, Galleria / Uptown, Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor

Riel Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Texas
608 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Seafood lovers will adore this elegant American restaurant in Midtown. Known for its globally inspired Gulf Coast Cuisine, Riel is all about highlighting local flavors and using reRead more
87% recommended
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Nobu Houston

$$$$·Japanese·
Galleria / Uptown
730 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
If you’re looking for delicious Japanese seafood, Nobu Houston is the place to go. Located in The Galleria, the restaurant has more than 10,000 square feet of stunning space to dinRead more
84% recommended
Japanese in Houston
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Eunice

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
981 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Eunice is named after chef Drake Leonard’s South Louisiana hometown. He relies on the regional flavors of Louisiana for inspiration and the result is a modern Cajun-Creole brasseriRead more
96% recommended
Best Food in Houston

Masraff's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Side
2,939 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Masraff’s on Post Oak Blvd is a casually elegant restaurant brought to you by Houston restaurateurs Tony and Russell Masraff. It is a local favorite and features unique American cuRead more
94% recommended

Armandos

$$$$·Mexican·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
912 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Armandos is a renewal of the classic Mexican offerings by chef Armando Palacios. Located centrally in the River Oaks section of Houston, this restaurant engulfs you in a gorgeous eRead more
93% recommended

Roma

$$$$·Italian·
Rice Village
663 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Roma is chef Shannon Scott’s new homage to great Italian cuisine, focusing specifically on regional Roman dishes. He puts his own spin on classics like suppli, mozzarella in carrozRead more
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Houston

B&B Butchers & Restaurant - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Heights / Washington
3,957 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
B&B Butchers & Restaurant is minutes from Downtown in the Heights neighbhorhood, making it a convenient place to stop after work or a day of exploring the city. It’s a classic, upsRead more
92% recommended

Helen in The Heights

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Heights / Washington
455 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
For fantastic Greek food in Houston, check out Helen in the Heights on Studewood Street. The restaurant features a warm, cozy environment that envelops the diner in an escape that Read more
100% recommended
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Brennan's of Houston

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Midtown / Montrose
3,299 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Brennan’s first opened as a sister restaurant to the world-famous Commander’s Palace in New Orleans in the 1960s and is now one of the most popular dining destinations in Houston! Read more
98% recommended
Great for Brunch in Houston

La Griglia - Houston

$$$$·Italian·
River Oaks
1,791 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
La Griglia is an Italian seafood restaurant with a lively, festive atmosphere located in the River Oaks neighborhood of Houston. They offer guests a delicious display of authentic Read more
96% recommended

Frank's Americana Revival

$$$$·Contemporary American·
River Oaks
1,650 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Comfort Food
Frank’s is a classic neighborhood restaurant that offers both small town charm and big city appeal. Located in the River Oaks neighborhood, it’s a casual elegant vibe where you canRead more
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Houston

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - River Oaks

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
752 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Open for decades, Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille is a local favorite and continues to dazzle guests with its southeast Houston roots. The River Oaks location makes it a perfect stopRead more
89% recommended

Artisans Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Midtown / Montrose
1,989 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The owners of Artisan Restaurant, in the Midtown neighborhood of Houston, set out to create a dining spot like no other - and they definitely succeeded. The vibe here is casually eRead more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Houston

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Galleria

$$$$·Steak·
Galleria / Uptown
6,675 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse in the Galleria/Uptown neighborhood is one of the most well-known restaurants in Houston. They strive for an all-around high-quality dining experience and oRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Houston

TRIBUTE

$$$$·Southern·
Galleria / Uptown
202 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
For a delicious seafood meal in the Galleria/Uptown neighborhood of Houston, head to TRIBUTE. They focus on contemporary southern cuisine, seafood and all kinds of meat, but everytRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Houston

Willie G's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Galleria / Uptown
2,246 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Willie G’s is one of the premier seafood houses in the Galleria area and locals consider it some of the best seafood in Houston. It’s so good that people actually come from all oveRead more
89% recommended

The Fish

$$$$·Japanese·
Midtown / Montrose
91 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
The Fish, located in the Midtown/Montrose neighborhood, offers an innovative menu in a relaxed and intimate setting. The dining area has high ceilings and an elegant atmosphere thaRead more
100% recommended
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La Fisheria

$$$$·Mexican·
Downtown
323 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Casual
This Downtown seafood favorite had to close after Hurricane Harvey but fortunately it has made a triumphant comeback! This restaurant offers fresh seafood and Mexican soul cuisine Read more
90% recommended

Blue Onyx Bistro

$$$$·Seafood·
Galleria / Uptown
435 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Blue Onyx Bistro is an upscale seafood and steak restaurant just inside the West Loop near the Galleria. It’s a large space with a luxurious open dining room, a breezy patio space Read more
92% recommended
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