Posts Tagged ‘seafood

(map) If you believe that a restaurant doesn’t have to look like Commander’s Palace to serve great Louisiana-style seafood and oysters, this is your kind of place. Pacific Star is like one of those super-casual seafood shacks right on the water, full of devoted regulars who know

Cafe Blue

In: Drinking|Eating

12 Dec 2011

(map) Cafe Blue just closed its Lake Travis location for the winter. But fans of its burgers and original coastal cuisine can jump right back in the swim of things with this sophisticated new place in the Galleria. Above, the sesame-crusted ahi tuna salad, tender, rare tuna just seared on the outside atop mixed greens. […]

(map) Freda’s Seafood Grille throws a happy hour every day from 4 to 7, except for Saturdays and Sundays, when it goes on all day. That makes for a pretty happy hour indeed, with special prices on 11 seafood appetizers, as well as

Wyland’s Ocean Blue

In: Eating

4 May 2011

UPDATE: closed (map) Feel like taking a mini-vacay to Hawaii? Sail into Wyland’s and, for a while at least, you’ll be transported far from Bee Cave. Surrounded by dozens of marine-themed paintings and sculptures and bathed in

(map) Tim, the owner of Buster’s, is always coming up with new ideas. So he’s decided that Fridays are the time when Buster’s “Goes Coastal.” He’s setting up an oyster bar out in the Beer Garden, serving raw oysters for $1.25 each, plus

The New Shades Cafe

In: Eating

15 Aug 2010

For years, Shades was a popular eatery on the North Shore of Lake Travis, with boaters motoring across the lake to enjoy the food and south Florida vibe. Now it’s back, better (and closer) than ever, in Hurst Harbor. Right next to the water, Shades serves salads, sandwiches and

Gumbo’s strength is combining the freshest ingredients with Louisiana-influenced spices in ways that don’t overwhelm the flavors of the food. This newest location is in a beautiful setting, perched on a hill overlooking a “lake.” You can watch a great blue heron fishing for his dinner


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