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Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack

310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
+1 281-334-5000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (98 reviews)
“smoked oysters” (11 reviews)
“frog legs” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Service was above par. Atmosphere is what you expect for a food shack on the water. Food was excellent but a bit unseasonal for the crawfish. Stick with the basics until the time is right. Good family place.

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting place to visit. Located adjacent to the Kemah Marina. There is a smoking and non-smoking section with a plentiful amount of outdoor seating. The food is mostly fried and is worth it if you are willling to go unhealthy... it is...More

Thank thomashU1893CX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is pretty good with decent prices. Our favorite is the crab bisque. The service is always hit or miss.

Thank Nicci P
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I loved the oysters Ponchatrain. They brought back Louisiana memories. They could be cleaner though. Waiter was nice. Plenty of folks taking up the deal for all you can eat. The oysters are nicely cooked.

Thank wrischmi
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Ponchartrain Smoked oysters to start - pretty good! Could have been a little hotter temperature wise. That sauce that comes on it reminds me of an Alfredo which was good too. I had 1/2 lb of boiled shrimp, it was the perfect amount and very...More

Thank Taylar1227
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We tried the beer & margaritas delicious. Had Bourdin balls & alligator eggs scrumptious. For entrees we did various seafood & gumbo. Everything we had were excellent, great service

Thank Myriam M
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This place wasn't as good as I was expecting. It was all a bit rushed and I thought very much that we were rushed out of the place the second our meal finished. The food was so so. I didn't particularly like my meal. I've...More

Thank 99Display_Name99
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I am very happy with the service and the quality of food at Crazy Alan’s Swamp Shack. I had the Seafood gumbo that is loaded with crab meat. I would recommend this establishment to my friends and family. I will definitely eat here again.

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Wanted some good 'ol Gulf Gumbo and fried seafood and saw Crazy Alans and decided to give it a try. We were NOT disappointed. The gumbo was full of shrimp, crab meat and crab claws and was seasoned just right. The fried shrimp and fried...More

1  Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We have been here quite a few times. It is a casual fish-camp decor place that is excellent for crabs, crawfish and cold beer. They often have excellent live local musicians on weekends.

1  Thank JerseyMJR
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Tracie D
28 October 2017|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
They do have live entertainment.
28 September 2015|
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Response from chris g | Reviewed this property |
yes if you call they will arrange seating for your guess
29 March 2015|
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Response from AlanF800 | Property representative |
The boil does have some ingredients that are considered gluten. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-5000
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