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Cure Your Crawfish Cravings at These Hot Spots in The Heights

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Twist, peel, eat and suck! Cure your crawfish cravings at these hot spots in The Heights. Order them up hot and fresh with delicious cocktails or bring some home for a backyard boil.  These hot spots take inspiration from the bayous of Louisiana to bring delicious cajun flavors to The Heights.

Whether you like them spicy or mild, covered with butter, or paired with corn & potatoes, The Heights is the area to go to fulfill all your crawfish wants and needs. Just bring a bib and get cracking.

Crawfish Cafe is one of the best spots to fulfill your crawfish cravings in The Heights. Their signature menu item comes in a variety of 9 different flavors. Come in for their viet-cajun crawfish, but stay for the rest of your seafood favorites and delicious drinks.

This Houston crawfish staple is full of food options like gulf blue crabs, littleneck clams, snow crab legs, lobster, and more! Get ready to crack, twist, and peel your way through a delicious meal at Crawfish Cafe.

Daily| 12PM–9PM

📍1026 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77008

Taste the flavors of authentic Louisiana Crawfish from Boil House. Freshly farmed, soaked properly, and seasoned to perfection, Boil House is your one-stop-shop for your crawfish cravings in The Heights.

Drive through and pick up some hot boiled take out crawfish, or stop in and pick up the ingredients needed for your own backyard boil. Boil House’s true Louisiana flavor doesn’t just stop at the crawfish!

Try out their fresh Boudin Empanadas and Sausage, sweet King Cake, or Jalapeno Pecan Pies. With all these fresh flavors, you’ll think you’ve ventured off to the bayou.

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

📍606 E 11th St, Houston, TX 77008

Experience a Texas twist on a Louisiana classic at BB’s Tex-Orleans. Satisfy your crawfish cravings two different ways! Try their Tex-Orleans Way, cajun with a Texas twist, or the Louisiana Way, clean and spicy.

Their delicious New Orleans’ flavor doesn’t stop at just the crawfish. Order up some Louisiana favorites like the NOLA-styled po’boy, homemade gumbo, fried seafood, and more!

Don’t forget to stop at the VooDoo bar for Texas and Louisiana inspired cocktails, beers, and wine. They offer dine-in and take out, so you can bring their unique flavors home!

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

📍2701 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77009

Enjoy a little slice of Louisiana and cure your crawfish craving at The Boot in The Heights. This cajun kitchen serves up traditional Louisiana favorites but is known for its fresh crawfish.

Eat, drink, listen to music, or watch a big game on their beautiful outdoor patio. Choose between a variety of cajun classics like Po-boys, catfish platters, boiled crawfish, and more.

Check out their weekday lunch specials or happy hour Tuesday through Friday. The Boot will make you feel like you’ve been transported to Louisiana without having the leave Texas.

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–12AM
Sunday | 11AM–10PM

📍1206 W 20th St, Houston, TX 77008

Order up some delicious crawfish to curb your cravings from Hot & Buttered. Located in Tikila’s, Hot & Buttered boils up all of your favorite crustaceans!

They are known for their mouth-watering crawfish, but they offer an array of boils. Choose between a pound of crawfish, shrimp, mussels, scallops, snow crabs, and more. They come seasoned spicy or mild with a variety of add ons like corn and potatoes.

Come hang out on the patio, crack and peel some crawfish, and delicious drinks at Tikila’s.

Friday–Sunday | 3PM–9PM

📍2708 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77008

Looking for some cajun delight? We have come up with a list of hot spots to cure your crawfish craving in The Heights. Snap a picture of your delicious crawfish and share it with us @stufftodoinhouston on Instagram and Facebook.

Maddie Gosson

Maddie Gosson

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

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