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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 good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (102 reviews)
“smoked oysters” (11 reviews)
“frog legs” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
310 Texas Ave, Kemah, TX 77565-2800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Smiling faces, cool, family-friendly environment, and wonderfully authentic seafood at reasonable prices. You can’t go wrong here! My family and I have been coming here for several years when we are here for the Seabrook Lucky Trails Marathon weekend and it never disappoints. Try the...More

1  Thank Pli876
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here last night with my wife. The hostess advised the wait would be about 45 minutes but we were willing to wait. That provided a lot of time to watch how the place operates. We noticed several empty tables sit empty for a...More

2  Thank EricSmd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was so poor. Should have known when we walked in a group of waiters was standing around playing and ignoring customers. Seated and 15 minutes later our waitress comes to ask our drink order. She also didn't listen when we was ordering. Then we...More

1  Thank Kelli C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, service was fast, Rodney our waiter did a great job, give them a try if your in the area

1  Thank JDL L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course I'm all about the crawfish now that the season is rolling. These were easily the worst I've ever had. Not purged, many discards because they were really mushy, several already in half. Many of them had a greasy/white/red liquid in the tube vs...More

1  Thank jlukemorgan
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I love Crazy Alan's! Their Crawfish is always so good! They have an awesome happy hour and I love when they have the live bands!

1  Thank mrssaucymaccin
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I was with my daughter last year at the realms liked it so much; I took my father yesterday. Since he and I are naive Houstonians and Galvestonians ; we are very picky about the seafood we consume. I was very pleased once again with...More

1  Thank capodaca79
Reviewed 13 January 2018

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.

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 31 December 2017

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

1  Thank thomashU1893CX
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Nicci P
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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
US$5 - US$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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
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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