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Jimmy G'S Restaurant

#205 of 7,143 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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307 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX 77060-2401
+1 281-931-7654
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12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked in and no one greeted us and we seat ourselves. Finally once the waitress came, I asked her a question about drinks at the bar and she never came back to the table. This resulted in us leaving and going to a bar up the street.

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Thank sidurip2017
Houston, TX, United States
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good seafood selection of fresh local offerings and served in a traditional "old school" relaxed restaurant environment. Fresh fish offerings change and seasonal soft shell crabs, oysters and others will rotate availability.

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Lockport, Louisiana, Usa
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

being from La I was looking for a good seafood restaurant. I found Jimmy G's to be a good choice. the food was good and service was friendly. All in all a good experience

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Coral, Michigan
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133 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Don't let the looks deceive you. The food here is excellent. Started off with some grilled shrimp that was amazing. Had the mahi mahi blackened with the Cajun rice next. Very, very good. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank sweetbuckhunter
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Been visiting this place for years. All my friends love this place & keep re-visiting. This is not a fancy place but you get excellent food. Had oysters & Cajun style fish. Their broiled Shrimp is amazing to peel & eat. Craw fish is nice too. Overall, more for a simple, quiet meal.

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Thank Frederick R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I travel extensively and seek out Cajun food. Whenever I come to Houston I go to Jimmy G it is my favorite. How did the crawfish boil last night., my clients and they were some of the best he's ever had and he's from Louisiana. The shrimp and red fish were delicious, great job again Jimmy G.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This is home style southern comfort food upped a notch. In a hurry for lunch? Sit at the bar. Fast friendly service with a great Gumbo.

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Thank Todd W
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The grilled oysters were fantastic! The fried seafood platter not so great. The whole catfish was too large and not tasty. The fries were pathetic. The shrimp and oysters were very good. I would go back though to get the grilled oysters.

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Thank wjack3
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant. Good seafood and the portions were more than I could eat. Great appetizers and main course. It's hard to say enough as we were all very pleased with the food all fresh and well prepared. If there could be any improvements it would be with the beer selection, more craft beer would be nice.

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Lihue
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you're into Cajun and especially Crawfish I highly recommend Jimmy G's. It's definitely not a fancy place and it definitely is on the expensive side. It's also out near the airport. But the food is great! Nice selection of Louisiana beers too! Highly recommend the fried oysters appetizer and the Crawfish Étouffée. Plenty of other seafood choices on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX 77060-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-931-7654

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?