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Everywhere You Can Find Crawfish in Austin This Season

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Get excited, crawfish season is finally here! This beloved seafood dish hits its peak between March and May, so be sure to take it all in while you can.

This guide features all of the incredible spots you can find crawfish in Austin this year. Try to hit every spot with your friends this crawfish season, and let us know which is your favorite!

Stop in any day between 11AM–10PM for perfectly boiled crawfish at Shoal Creek Saloon. This restaurant sits on the bank of Austin’s infamous Shoal Creek and is known as the Austin Home of “New Orleans Saints Fans.”

Enjoy your crawfish while watching the big game on one of the restaurant’s 31 TVs or playing shuffleboard. 


Every Day | 11AM–10PM

📍909 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

This family-friendly, indoor-outdoor space is the perfect spot to enjoy delicious crawfish with one of 30 beers on tap.

At TLC Austin, the seafood boil is entirely customizable, so you can pick exactly what you want to eat, the spice level, and the sauce. Plus, you’ll only get the freshest ingredients from local sources.

Sunday–Thursday | 12PM–9PM
Friday–Saturday | 12PM–10PM

📍1100 S Lamar Blvd. Suite 1150 Austin, TX 78704

Looking for a year-round crawfish option? Look no further. Crawfish Shack & Oyster Bar is a locally-owned seafood joint with crawfish, shrimp, crab legs, and Cajun-inspired platters that you can enjoy any month of the year.

This spot is the perfect place for a quick lunch or relaxing dinner with family and friends! Plus, live crawfish are available for sale by the sack. 

Monday–Thursday | 11AM–2PM | 5PM–10PM
Friday | 11AM–2PM | 5PM–11PM
Saturday | 12PM–11PM
Sunday | 12PM–10PM

📍2013 Wells Branch Pkwy #106, Austin, TX 78728

This casual seafood eatery aims to create a family atmosphere with moderately priced seafood, making it a great spot to fill your stomach without breaking the bank. You’ll love the crawfish at Deckhand Oyster Bar & Seafood for its freshness and tastiness!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–9:30PM
Sunday | 11AM–9PM

📍4211 S Lamar Blvd C-1, Austin, TX 78704

It’s no secret why Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen made the cut. This chain is a fan favorite with hearty portions of New Orleans-style seafood.

Their crawfish options include shrimp & crawfish fondeaux, crawfish etouffee, and a crawfish platter, giving you plenty of tasty dishes to try!

Sunday–Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–10PM

📍11617 Research Blvd., Austin, TX 78759

French Quarter Grille has served the Austin area since 2011 with New Orleans vibes in a casual space. Here you can find crawfish beignets served with tarter and jalapeño ranch, fried crawfish, crawfish gumbo, or crawfish etouffee.

Enjoy your meal with live music and great company!

Sunday–Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Friday | 11AM–2PM | 5PM–9PM
Saturday | 5PM–9PM

📍13000 I-35 #600, Austin, TX 78753

Beer, wine, and authentic Cajun-Creole cuisine. We honestly couldn’t ask for any more! The Big Easy Bar and Grill is a family-owned eatery featuring gumbo, crawfish etouffee, po-boy’s, fried crawfish platters, and more fresh and delicious seafood.

Monday–Tuesday | CLOSED
Wednesday–Saturday | 11AM–9PM
Sunday | 12PM–9PM

📍1720 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704

For crawfish season, Cypress Grill boils every Tuesday and Saturday starting at 4:30PM. You can order dine-in or curbside, and pre-orders are available the day of.

This spot is known for its famous crawfish etouffee and an authentic Austin neighborhood feel, making it one of our favorite spots for crawfish in Austin!

Monday–Friday | 11AM–10PM
Saturday–Sunday | 8:30AM–10PM

📍4404 W. William Cannon Dr. Ste. L Austin TX 78749

Sports and crawfish are the perfect combo for your next weekend outing, and Cover 2 offers both! This sports bar features plenty of big-screen TVs, a full-service bar, and plates of crawfish by the pound for just $9.95 every Wednesday from 11AM until 10PM.

Be sure to try the loaded crawfish option served with the traditional side of mushrooms, sausage, corn, and potatoes for an extra $3.95!

Sunday–Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–10PM

📍13701 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 7875

Baton Creole is a one-of-a-kind spot for crawfish. This quirky, hot-pink food trailer features Southern Louisiana-style street eats, including an incredible Creole-style crawfish etouffee.

It’s no wonder why Baton Creole has received Austin’s Best Food Trailer from the Austin A-List for two years running!

Sunday–Thursday | 4PM– 2AM
Friday–Saturday | 4PM–1AM

📍5500 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745

More Tasty Eats Around the City

After you’ve filled your stomach with tons of delicious crawfish in Austin, be sure to follow us on InstagramFacebook, and TikTok for more awesome eateries around the city. Also, tag us in your photos @StuffToDoInAustin so we can see where you went!

For more stuff to do around Austin, check out the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide page and let us know what you want to see next! Make sure to enter your info above to subscribe for more Austin content.

Abby Hopkins

Abby Hopkins

Abby is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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