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The 10 Juiciest Cajun Crawfish Spots in Houston

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Be prepared to get your hands dirty! We have found the 10 juiciest cajun crawfish spots in Houston. Slathered in spices and delectable sauces, these crawfish spots give you a little taste of Louisiana without having to leave Texas. Peel, suck, and eat your way through pounds of fresh crawfish and more. 

These spots off crawfish during peak season as well as other delicious boiled seafood. Add extras like corn and potatoes or bump up your seafood selection by adding shrimp and crab. We made sure these spots will fix your crawfish cravings! You’re guaranteed to leave with full bellies and in a cajun crawfish coma.

Test out unique crawfish combinations at Turkey Leg Hut! Enjoy one of the best deals on classic juicy cajun crawfish in Houston for $5 a pound with corn and potatoes. Loaded with delicious seasoning that will make your mouth water. 

Experience a new twist on crawfish with their Cajun Crawfish Mac & Cheese stuffed Turkey Leg! It’s like a flavor explosion in your mouth with every bite.  They also offer Cajun Bowls loaded with spicy rice, crawfish mac & cheese, salmon, shrimp, and alfredo sauce. 

They offer a selection of other stuffed turkey legs and seafood, but their crawfish combinations are the true show stoppers. Come in and taste why Turkey Leg Hut is world-famous!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Sunday | 11AM–8PM

📍4830 Almeda Rd suite A/B, Houston, TX 77004


If you love barbecue and crawfish then you’ll love The Patio at the Pit Room. This foodie spot is just one of the best places to get some of the juiciest crawfish in Houston. 

Come in for crawfish weekends on the patio! Order up by the pound served with corn, potato, mushrooms, and sausage. Feeling hungry? Try to finish The Feast, 3 pounds of crawfish, 2 snow crab clusters, a pound of shrimp, and all the usual extras! 

Offering everything from brisket, to pork ribs, pulled pork, and sausage there’s something for everyone on the menu to enjoy.

Sunday–Thursday | 11AM–11PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–12AM

📍1205 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77006

Experience a Texas twist on a Louisiana classic at BB’s Tex-Orleans. Satisfy your cravings with some of the juiciest crawfish in Houston served 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!

Daily | 11AM–10PM

📍3139 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098

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 the juiciest Cajun Crawfish in Houston.

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

Get a little messy at Rajin’ Cajun. They serve up some of the spiciest, juiciest cajun crawfish in Houston. Order by the pound and add on extras like corn, potatoes, melted butter, and sausage links. Crack and peel your way to delectable crawfish boiled in their famous Cajun-style seasoning made in house. To suck the head or not suck the head? That is the question. 

During the offseason, try out their other cajun offerings like po-boys, fried entrees, boiled seafood, and fresh salads. They offer daily specials and happy hour during the week. Come on down and see what they are cookin’.

Monday–Tuesday | 11AM–8PM
Wednesday–Saturday | 11AM–9PM
Sunday | 12PM–8PM

📍4302 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027

Three ways are better than one at LA Crawfish! Crack and peel some of the juiciest crawfish in Houston tossed in three different sauces. Choose between classic garlic butter, cajun style, or Hot & Sour sauces. We promise you’ll love them. 

Try out their other crawfish recipes like cheese crawfish rolls, fried crawfish tails, and crawfish empanadas! All pair great with a side of waffle fries and their spicy yet refreshing Micheladas. 

They offer something for everyone on their menu. For the non-crawfish fans, order up some of their chicken wings, pho, noodles, rice, crabs, or shrimp. LA Crawfish may not have the biggest menu, but everything they offer is nothing but awesome!

Monday–Thursday | 11AM–9:30PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–10PM
Sunday | 12PM–9:30PM

📍3957 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027

Get a little piece of Louisiana home cooking at The Cajun Stop. Come in during peak season for some of the most delicious juicy crawfish in Houston. Served hot and spicy with corn and potatoes. 

Their restaurant is decked out in Louisiana culture. Listen to a variety of jazz, cajun/creole & Mardi Gras music as you’re surrounded by painted windows, LSU/Saints decor, and Louisiana inspired pictures. 

Find more cajun comfort foods all year long at The Cajun Stop. Order up authentic Po-Boys, Gumbo, Jambalaya, and Crawfish Etouffee. Between the food, music, and decor, you’ll feel like you’re in the French Quarter without having to leave the city!

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

📍2130 Jefferson St, Houston, TX 77003

Enjoy down-home vibes and delicious seafood boils from Crabby Crawfish. This bustling eatery specializes in crab and juicy crawfish. Peel and suck your way through some of the best crawfish in Houston served with corn and drenched in garlic butter sauce. 

They offer other boiled seafood like blue crab, shrimp, snow crab, and king crab. Oder up the Crabby Crawfish Seafood Platter to get a little taste of everything! Crabby Crawfish allows you to bring in your own alcohol, so you won’t have to break the bank on food and drinks.   

Monday–Thursday | 1PM–9PM
Friday–Sunday | 1PM–9:30PM

📍2210 Allen Genoa Rd, Houston, TX 77017

Bring home some of the juiciest cajun crawfish in Houston from Atchafalaya Crawfish. This take out only business lets you enjoy Louisiana-style boiled crawfish in your own home. They receive fresh crawfish from Louisiana every morning and boil them in their signature cajun spices. 

Order up boiled or live crawfish by the pound. You can also add on extras like potatoes, corn, sausage, and mushrooms. They also boil up shrimp to take home with your crawfish! Atchafalaya Crawfish is your one-stop-shop for the freshest crawfish in town. 

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Sunday | 11AM–9PM

📍2202 N Main St, Pearland, TX 77581

Can you handle the heat? Drive through or dine in at Crawfish Shack for some of the juiciest crawfish in Houston. They offer a variety of spice levels from mild all the way to Meaux (Mo) Spicy. Order by the pound and add in extras like corn, potatoes, mushrooms, and sausage links. 

Crawfish Shack boils up other seafood classics like snow crabs and shrimp! Get a little taste of everything with the Shack Trio or Shack Combo. Ask about their live crawfish by the sack to bring home the freshest crawfish.

Monday–Tuesday | CLOSED
Wednesday–Friday | 4PM–9PM
Saturday | 12PM–9PM
Sunday | 12PM–8PM

📍5822 FM 2100, Crosby, TX 77532

Crack, peel, and suck out the head! We have come up with a list of the 10 juiciest cajun crawfish spots in Houston. Snap a pic of your hot boiling 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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