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Captain Benny's Half Shell Oyster Bar

Map & Directions 8506 S. Main
Houston, TX 77025
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713-666-5469
  • Seafood
  • Sun 12pm-10pm, Mon-Sat 11am-11:45pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Not Accepted, Accepted
  • Free

Description

Houston Press' Description

Don't be put off by Captain Benny's boat-shaped restaurants that litter the city; these low-key seafood joints are some of the best places to grab inexpensive, reliably good Gulf oysters in season. Sit at the "bow" of the ship inside and they'll be shucked right in front of you. The rest of the year, Captain Benny's specializes in Cajun standards and fried seafood platters that will please even the pickiest eaters.

 
Member Reviews

  • on 09/02/12
    5

    The good Captain always delivers! It is especially great this time of year as it cools off because you can sit outside and have a couple of beers and just relax. We get the stuffed peppers which are my favorite stuffed jalapeños in town. They are filled with cheese and shredded crab meat and fried nice and fat. Then we split the fried seafood platter with shrimp, fish and... More >>

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