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Massa's South Coast Grill

1331 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010-3025
+1 713-655-9100
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (22 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1331 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010-3025
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been coming to Massa's for years, it's my favorite seafood restaurant. Not only is the food wonderful, but the staff is always welcoming and professional. Their appetizers are so delicious, it's hard to decide which ones to order, the Shanghai...More

Thank Isabella851
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your patronage. Folks like you are what keep us in business and make this job enjoyable!

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Outstanding meal and great service. Try the coconut cream pie. The PoBoys are huge. Come here if you are near the Brown convention center 😀👍

Thank mlh57252000
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Massa's has been operating in Houston since the 1940s, and has a reputation for especially good seafood. We had dinner there on a humid and rainy weekend evening, expecting that we were in for a seafood feast. The oysters Rockefeller were ok, but not up...More

Thank Mary M
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

So sorry for your mediocre experience here at Massa's South Coast Grill. I assure you we are not resting on our Laurels and I will personally bring your issues up with the kitchen staff. Thank you so much for alerting us of the discrepancies. Please...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My son took me to Massa's for my Mother's Day gift. It is a beautiful restaurant. The crab cake appetizer was tasty, with crispy outsides. The lobster was cooked perfectly. The corn muffins had corn and a light jalapeño flavor. The strawberry mojito was great!...More

Thank Quiltlady0000
Joseph M, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks so much for coming in, and we are so happy you enjoyed the food here at south coast grill. I take pride in keeping the food as fresh and clean as possible. We use lots of jumbo lump crab in our crab cakes, and...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This little gem was within walking distance to my hotel. Nice casual atmosphere. I was alone and very comfortable. Friendly greeting at the door. Tasty food at a reasonable price.

Thank Nene43
Joseph M, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks so much for coming in, and we are so glad you enjoyed the food and service. We really appreciate your business.

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Went with business contacts for dinner. We each started with good glasses of white wine (Fritz Chardonnay for me). Had the seafood gumbo which was good. Had an excellent herb crusted salmon which was delicious. Had a sizable piece of cheesecake for dessert which was...More

Thank Bob M
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

So glad you came in and enjoyed the food, but im really sorry for the slow service. I would like to find out when you came in so I could isolate the shift and waiter. I will bring this up in our service meeting. Thanks...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had a private event at Massa's South Coast Grill. Only appetizers were served and they were some of the best food we had while in Houston. Our severs were on top of our needs and delivered exceptional service.

Thank amber0501
SouthCoastGrill, General Manager at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thanks so much for having your function here at South Coast Grill. We really appreciate your business. Our kitchen staff and service staff are key to a successful event. I will pass your positive comments on to them.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

My co-worker and I dined here for lunch, i ordered their affordable lunch "special" ... Caesar Salad (lunch portion $4) and a cup of chicken gumbo ($5). Food was good, and the price can't be beat! My bill was just $9.74 including tax (but before...More

Thank smitli
SouthCoastGrill, General Manager at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you so much for coming in for lunch. I wish more people would come in for a light lunch like you had. A cup of soup, we have 4 different kinds at the moment, and one of our small salads. You can also make...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went around 8:30 on a Thursday night. There were only four other tables of people and like three waiters but it still took forever. We didn't get bread until we asked and even then it came halfway through the meal. We...More

Thank Kristina D
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Kristina, Thanks so much for dinning with us. We are so glad you liked the food and sorry for any service issues. I will look into it immediately. One reason the bread may have been delayed is that we try to make our Biscuits and...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We got there and had drinks to chat it up before we ate dinner. A mix of business and pleasure. The corn and crab bisque was delicious. A tasty start. The spinach salad with vinaigrette was nice as well. We had steaks (filets) and red...More

Thank Bandit2118
SouthCoastGrill, Owner at Massa's South Coast Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Bandit, Thanks so much for coming in for dinner and for your review. When you come back try one of the first four desserts on the list. We make all of those in house. I would recommend the Coconut Cream Pie or the Pecan Pie....More

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Response from Joseph M | Property representative |
Im sorry to take so long to answer your question. The answer is yes we can make the BBQ Shrimp. Thety are best with really fresh shrimp with the heads still on. I will be picking some fresh shrimp up next week from the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010-3025
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-655-9100
  • E-mail
Description
Family owned and operated seafood restaurant with a South Coast twist.
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