Gulf Seafood Guide

Houston’s Best Old-School and New-School Seafood Joints

From classic to cutting-edge, these 12 restaurants represent the Bayou City’s best of both worlds.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Note

Seafood in a Butter Place

Some dishes just taste better by the water.

03/01/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Under the Sea

Even the Sea Lions Eat Sustainable Seafood at the Houston Zoo

The zoo educates guests in responsible fishery practices with a special dinner.

02/17/2016 By Alice Levitt

Flights of Fish

Peska Debuts Its "Omarkase" Menu

Executive chef Omar Pereney's eight-course feast highlights exotic locales around the globe.

02/16/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Editor's Picks

11 Date Night Ideas Across Town

Avoid the crowds in the city and try a romantic spot off the beaten path.

02/09/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Catch of the Day

Fried Day: Gulf Grouper in The Woodlands

Crabby Daddy Steakhouse & Seafood serves up an impressive variety of local fish.

02/05/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Raw Deals: Houston's 9 Best Oyster Bars

Tis the season to indulge in oysters.

01/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Steaking a Claim

Popular Phoenix Steakhouse Coming to River Oaks

A name change, a beignet tree and more meaty details from upcoming Steak 48.

12/31/2015 By Alice Levitt

Seafood Score

First Bite: Bernadine's

Gulf seafood is the star at the newest Heights eatery from the Treadsack group.

12/10/2015 By Alice Levitt

First Look

State of Grace is Houston's Newest It Spot

With Southern style and a Houston heartbeat, this trendy restaurant is a welcome addition to River Oaks.

12/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Seafood

At SaltAir and Black & White, the Party Is Just Getting Started

Two inventive seafood spots, both serving up a good time.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best New Restaurants 2015

Fresh Catches

Seafood lovers, your ship has finally come in.

09/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get In Line

Opening Alert: Lotus Seafood Adds a Third Location

Will a new location mean shorter lines at the original? You wish.

09/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Go Fish

Star Ingredient of the Season: Flounder

Enjoy flounder with a bold Southern flair at Shade in the Heights.

09/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Go Fish

Star Ingredient of the Season: Salmon

Opt for this high-protein fish over heavier meats during HRW at Sorrento.

08/25/2015 By Megha Tejpal

See Food

Dinner at Vallone’s: Plan Ahead For Extra Panache

You may have had whole fish, but you've never had it set on fire and chipped out of a salt dome at your table.

08/18/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Go Fish

Extreme Eats: Crispy Whole Red Snapper

As much a conversational piece at the table as a dish, this extreme red snapper is a feast for the eyes.

08/07/2015 By Megha Tejpal

On the half shell

Star Ingredient of the Season: Oysters

Oysters Añejo put a bold, Tex-Mex spin on a summer seafood staple.

08/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Restaurant Review

Are You Being Servered?

At Peska and La Grange, in praise of waitstaffs that keep their distance.

08/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

See Food

Star Ingredient of the Season: Prawns

There's nothing shrimpy about the jumbo prawns at Galleria hot spot Peli Peli.

07/06/2015 By Megha Tejpal