Both locations (the other in Round Rock) of the seafood restaurant offer up multiple crawfish dishes, along with étouffée on special during weekday lunches.
Crawfish Is Back: Where to Find The Best Crawfish Boils Around Austin
Crawfish season can last from November to July, especially during an exceptionally warm and wet winter, but the most reliable months—and the time you’ll find the best crawfish—are in the springtime and early summer, from late February through May. Austin restaurants and bars are taking advantage of mudbug time. Expect spicy boils with potatoes, sausage, and corn, spots offering special dishes, or markets selling the live freshwater crustaceans by the pound.
Here are the list to the Austin’s best bets restaurants offering crawfish dishes, from etouffee to pot pies to fried mudbugs. Perfect those peeling skills now.
Crawfish Shack & Oyster Bar North
It’s all in the name: find market-priced boiled crawfish at both the north and south locations of the seafood restaurant. For an added bonus, order the étouffée.
One of our favorite spot/restaurant during crawfish season. They also serve crabs and shrimps and other seafood. Make sure to get their early or else you will have to wait in line.
Deckhand Oyster Bar & Seafood
Pacific Star Restaurant & Oyster Bar - Austin
Relaxed eatery, with a patio, serving catfish, crawfish & other Cajun & Tex-Mex seafood standards.
Shoal Creek Saloon
Crawfish, burgers, beer & spirited football fans fuel this hopping Cajun bar & grill.
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Convivial chain dishing up hearty portions of New Orleans-style seafood, steaks, salads & more.
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