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Shrimpy's Seafood

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3239 Interstate 45 S, Madisonville, TX 77864-4808
+1 936-348-9450
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We got etouffee (large plate, very good, not too spicy), catfish and popcorn shrimp. Large portions, good options on sides. Glad we went a little out of the way. Mainly fried seafood but we like fried seafood.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fort Worth, Texas
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470 reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

There is no better place to eat between DFW and Houston. We were in mourning when the place closed for 3 years. It is back and the seafood is fresh and cheap. The etouffee was full of crawfish and at $5 a filling appetizer. The dozen oysters on the half shell ($16) were deliciously large. Fresh stuffed jalapeños with cheese... More 

Thank Chuck N
Bastrop, Texas
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went to Shrimpy's last Friday night with some friends. There were nine (9) of us and this was my first time back after it reopened. The fish and shrimp combo that I had was very good; but...the bread pudding for desert was heavenly!!! The place was packed and they were shorthanded...but the service was still great...and you can't ask for... More 

1 Thank Mimi493
Whitehouse, Texas
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A friend of mine, who lives in Centerville (25 miles north of Madisonville), just told me that Shrimpy's is back open! They are only open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. I am putting them back on my list! The fried shrimp are great, but save some room for the bread pudding! Sign Up and Post Cancel

1 Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Shared the fish and shrimp platter. Came with fries, Cole slaw and hush puppies. We shared and there was still leftovers. Too full to try any desserts. Definitely worth the stop!

Thank LJ K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was wonderful when it was open but it's been close three or four years so don't waste your time. There is no good seafood anywhere in this town

Thank Chris N
slbosley, Owner at Shrimpy's Seafood, responded to this review

Hi Chris, As of July 14, 2016, Shrimpy's Seafood Restaurant is open again. Our hours are: Thursday thru Saturday - 11:00am until 8:00pm Sunday - 11:00am until 3:00pm Closed Monday thru Wednesday We hope to see you at Shrimpy's again real soon! Sandy More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

I've tried bread pudding lots of places and none can touch Shrimpy's. The seafood is also delicious.

2 Thank Clippercash
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I only ever ordered carryout at Shrimpy's but it was always great! The fish and shrimp and hushpuppies and fries...I could go on. The food is great and well priced.

1 Thank Miranda Y
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Reviewed 11 March 2013 via mobile

We stopped in to get our fried catfish fix on the way from Houston to Dallas and were pleased to see that the restaurant is having a remodel. Nothing to change the character, but to revamp it a bit. Our fried catfish and shrimp and fries came out piping hot, however the seafood seemed a bit bland. You could tell... More 

2 Thank JoInTexas
Fort Worth, Texas
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470 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

I hated the drive from Dallas to Houston, that is, until I discovered Shrimpy's. Fresh well prepared reasonably priced seafood in a modest building next to a trailer park. I have eaten there eight times on my four roundtrips. Takes hate outa the I-45 drive for sure!

2 Thank Chuck N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3239 Interstate 45 S, Madisonville, TX 77864-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Madisonville
  • Phone Number: +1 936-348-9450
Bringing the Ocean to the County

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?