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Poché's Seafood Shoppe & Restaurant, College Station, TX

Poché's Seafood Shoppe & Restaurant

4.6
4.6
83 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Poche's Seafood Shoppe & Restaurant serves up freshly prepared seafood specialties and retailing fresh seafood in College Station, Texas.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Cajun, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (979) 703-4457
  • Dress code
    Business Casual

What 83 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Central Texas

    Great for brunch

  • Central Texas

    Good for groups

  • Central Texas

    Lively

  • College Station / Bryan

    Good for groups

  • College Station / Bryan

    Neighborhood gem

  • College Station / Bryan

    Lively

83 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love everything Johnny does. He has the best food and the people he finds are the best kinds. Will and Drew are so personable and take care of you.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Turbo crawfish was delicious! We also had the catfish bites and hush puppies and both were delicious. No kids menu but they have chicken tenders and Mac and cheese. The Mac and cheese was very good.

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  3. HollyR

    Houston

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Wonderful!!! Must try! Authentic creole and Cajun flair!

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is one the best restaurant experiences I have had in BCS Everything from the service to the food was first class This will become a go to place

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Central Texas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, great food! Every time I go to Poché’s it is wonderful. I have no complaints at all. The owner came to our table and checked on us as well as the chef. Our waiter was very attentive. I could not ask for a better experience.

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  6. Dallas99

    Dallas

    17 reviews

    2.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Dinner after graduation, and the food was just ok. Special was undercooked and raw in the middle. Overall nothing was noteworthy except the service and cold beer. Waitress was nice and attentive, just needs a kitchen that has some experience.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Central Texas

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was decent it’s mediocre but the vibe of the place is very uplifting,happy and service was great!

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  8. Amazing

    San Antonio

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great food and the service was just flat out amazing! The 6 of us really enjoyed our meal. Even the non-seafood eaters loved it.

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  9. medme

    Houston

    27 reviews

    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    William was OUTSTANDING! His recommendations were on point and each of us enjoyed our meal. Only negative was it was a little too loud to hear across the table but overall we will definitely be back.

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  10. MarkH

    Central Texas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome experience. Able to accommodate a party of 11 with great service. Really great service! Many fresh seafood options. Would definitely come here again.

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  11. JennaH

    Austin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food. Great service. New favorite place to eat.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a wonderful time. Food was delicious. Especially the creole gumbo. Staff was great and service was fast! Highly recommend.

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  13. TomR

    Dallas

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is the best Sea Food in the area bar non. The staff is outstanding and management is as well. I recommend Poche’s to everyone

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  14. EddieL

    Corpus Christi

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food good vibe. Great oyster options Cajun food was great. The restaurant stated business casual dress, but most patrons were super casual. We will dine here again

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    New Mexico

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    All of the food was on point and the service was just great! Y’all, try the shrimp and grits! Oh my goodness!

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  16. PaulaP

    Central Texas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waitress Olivia was such a joy to have her as a waitress. So attentive!

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  17. KINGOAKSQUEEN

    Houston

    129 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    129 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Three of us had the shrimp and grits. Very good if you like the Creole version with tomato sauce. Light coating on the catfish bites and shrimp on the po' boy. All liked their seafood gumbo.

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  18. MichaelB

    Central Texas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was excellent!! A great experience from top to bottom

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  19. PatriciaP

    Central Texas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and ambience was amazing. I will definitely be going again!

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  20. SandieM

    Houston

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a large table of 8. Service was outstanding. Food was good, servings generous. The room was very loud, making conversation difficult.

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  21. Mischa

    Houston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Love the gumbos and the barbecue shrimp appetizer. Must try!!

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  22. SherryF

    San Antonio

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service (Abraham) was awesome, food was top of the line Will be back soon

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was ok .Boiled shrimp were overcooked and impossible to peel Shrimp and crab were more of shrimp and bread topping with minimal if any crab. Shrimp po-boy had a few shrimp. More bread then shrimp Blackened redfish and shrimp topping was good .

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  24. JacquelineW

    Houston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our server August was awesome. We chose to dine at Poche's to have the New Orleans food experience; very excited it being our 1st time. Prices and the environment was good, our food was the problem. Drinks ordered was good. We ordered 6 Charbroiled oysters and 2 of the 6 of the shells on 1 side was black burnt which made the oyster less moist and more dry. Sea Food Platter - Catfish, Fries, Shrimp, Stuffed Crab, Hush Puppies and something else on the platter. The Chef apparently dropped all above items in the same grease which made the fries limp/greasy because they were soaked in oil. The Stuffed Crab was ok and prepared separate from the other items. Because the oil has been used in frying various foods our fish collected all the crumbs from the batter from previous orders and was greasy and crumbly. Our Platter served was a good way to see a Cardiologist. Waste of money $90.00

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  25. KimberlyH

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Snow crab was delish, so was the ribeye. We'll be back!

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    This place does not disappoint. Glad to have a seafood place in town

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  27. AngieG

    Central Texas

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Hush puppies were crumbly the batter was not solid. The shrimp and catfish really had no taste. The batter was falling off. Everyone head their own opinion. Overall the Service was Outstanding. The place is very nice. The fries were soggy greasy.

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  28. JustinK

    Central Texas

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was terrible. Im a big guy and usually eat a lot and i got their biggest plate of food and the food was bad and couldn’t eat it.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Central Texas

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Everything was great! Noise level is high so if you want a quiet dinner this is not for you. If you want great tasting seafood…. Give them a try

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Central Texas

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had an absolutely wonderful day Tuesday meal at Pochés and celebrated with the fried seafood platter and the most amazing king cake beignets (please make those a permanent menu item!). Even though the place was hectic we still had great service and the food was amazing (along with the live band)!

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible!! Don’t miss this place. The food was absolutely amazing. The ‘mermaid tears’ fresh oysters were delicious, we were given 4 very large peel and eat prawns, we had the crawfish etoufee and shrimp and grits as well as an order of garlic bread. It was all dynamite! Had to order the key lime and coconut pie to go since we were stuffed. And even after a couple hours of sitting in the fridge, it was delectable. We can’t wait to go back and try some of the other items on the menu! This place is a must visit if you’re in BCS!!

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  32. FREDA

    Houston

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Gave it a try even after seeing reviews of bad service. We love our Cajun food. Got seated promptly and then that was it..... Sat for ten minutes and there was not even a waiter in sight. Had our menu selections made and ready to spend boucoups dinero on some outstanding food but.... No waiter. Will not tolerate being ignored for TEN minutes. We got up and left. Hope the restaurant got tagged with a fee for our Open Table reservation!!!! (By the way...this place is impossible to get to with the traffic patterns..)

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  33. JoeC

    Dallas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding menu, great service and cajun vibe. Chargrilled oysters were outstanding as was the gumbo flight.

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  34. Texasandy

    Dallas

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Really enjoyed the etouffee and catfish covillion. East coast oysters were superbly shucked and delicious.

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  35. SandieM

    Houston

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good service. Generous portions. My husband enjoyed the jalapeño appetizers. I had the crab topped shrimp. Delicious but very rich!

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  36. ErinP

    Central Texas

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    All gumbo’s were excellent but shockingly the seafood gumbo was my least favorite. The flight is a great way to try them all. Generous portions. The fried oysters batter could be a little crispier. Banana pudding, out of this world.

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  37. TimB

    Houston

    28 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    This was our first occasion to enjoy Poche’s. Having lived in Lafayette, La for 20 years we found the food to be very good. Our server Kendall was attentive, fully schooled on the menu and never missed a beat. The Gumbos were rich, dark and smokey just as they should be in Cajun country. I found the duck and andouille gumbo to be quite nice. My Redfish w/ Crawfish Ettouffe was excellent as were the salads. The boudin and dirty rice were also spot on and did not disappoint. The table shared a bread pudding to finish off the meal which we all relished. We look forward to our next visit to get further into the menu.!

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  38. tomb

    Oklahoma City

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Jackson was our waiter for a party of 4. He made excellent recommendations and provided great service. Granted we were dining early in the evening and it was Wednesday. We will definitely go back.

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  39. JanD

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Great seafood. Crispy fish and shrimp! Fries yummy too;)

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Central Texas

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Mediocre at best, and the fact that I made a reservation on Open Table for 4pm, I was never asked my name to confirm the reservation, I was seated and it took about 10 minutes before I received water which was served in a styrofoam cup(dismissed that for the time being) there was a table of 3 that was seated maybe our 15 minutes or so after us, and their food was fried same as my table and we ordered well before them and they received their food before us and our food was room temperature, my table was treated in my opinion as an afterthought, I ordered gumbo to go and as I was leaving a gentleman asked me if it was gumbo., I said yes, he then stated that the rue looked rather dark, which basically I had confirmed to my table prior, that the rue had a scorched taste. I didn’t say anything about it to staff just paid and was leaving when I noticed other diners actually had glassware for their water. I know that at this point I will not eat at this establishment again.

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FAQs

Poché's Seafood Shoppe & Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 83 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today
Google Map for Poché's Seafood Shoppe & Restaurant

3004 Holleman Dr S, College Station, TX 77845-7669

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Intresection ofFM 2818 and Holleman Drive South
  • Neighborhood
    College Station
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Cajun, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Counter Seating
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