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Snag a seafood meal in the Highland Lakes

Say "seafood" in the Highland Lakes, and you also have to include freshwater catches, particularly catfish, although some restaurants have great trout, shrimp, and other offerings.

The following is a list of where to enjoy tasty seafood and other fish offerings in Burnet and Llano counties.

LeStourgeon Seafood Company

4320 FM 2147 in Cottonwood Shores


The lunch menu, served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, includes fried popcorn shrimp, jumbo shrimp and trout plates, a shrimp po'boy sandwich, and gumbo.

At dinner, which runs until 8 p.m., appetizers include snow crab legs, oysters on the half-shell, charbroiled oysters, wild-caught crab cakes, and fried crawfish, among other delicious options. An extensive soups and salad menu includes shrimp gumbo and a chicken, shrimp and andouille sausage gumbo.

Along with a great lineup of fried seafood, a speciality menu offers po'boys, fish tacos, crawfish étouffée, pastas, grilled fish (rainbow trout and mahi-mahi), Norwegian salmon, Baffin Bay-caught drum, and wild-caught jumbo shrimp.

Doc’s Fish Camp & Grill

900 RR 1431 in Marble Falls


Here, saltwater meets freshwater for a wide variety of fish dishes. Doc’s fresh catch of the day goes straight from the water to the kitchen, where diners can have it chargrilled, blackened, baked, or fried.

Throw in beef for surf-and-turf combinations with lobster, shrimp, and bacon-wrapped scallops. Shrimp can be enjoyed fried, grilled, or blackened and served diablo, tropical, or buffalo style.

The menu also offers specialities such as catfish, tilapia, scallops, and shrimp, shrimp, and more shrimp.

Open for lunch or dinner with live music on select evenings.

The Real New Orleans Style Restaurant

1700 RR 1431 in Marble Falls


Eat seafood the way they do in New Orleans with crab cakes, charbroiled oysters, gumbo, crawfish macaroni, and fried crawfish tails. And that’s just the appetizers.

You’ll also find shrimp and oyster po'boy sandwiches, étouffée, jambalaya, grilled fish, blackened red fish, crawfish pasta, fish and shrimp tacos, and a variety of seafood platters.

West Henly Boil Shack

7792 U.S. 290 East in Johnson City


Feast on fried fish baskets, kindling shrimp, catfish, oysters, and crawfish from a menu that also includes Cajun favorites such as boudin balls, crawfish étouffée, and gumbo. Try the blackened redfish plate or stick to burgers, chops, and chicken-fried steak.

Captain D’s

1404 S. Water St. in Burnet


For a fast food option, check out Captain D’s, which offers a fried, batter-dipped lineup of fish and shrimp. The menu includes a spicy version of almost everything along with fish sandwiches. You’ll also find seafood gumbo and combo plates.

Long John Silver’s (with KFC)

1601 Ollie Lane in Marble Falls


This longstanding fast food restaurant offers a classic lineup of fried seafood as well as grilled options, including salmon and shrimp.


Other Highland Lakes restaurants, though not billed as seafood eateries, have fish and shellfish offerings, including:

This is not a complete list of seafood and fresh fish options in the Highland Lakes. Let us know your favorites in the comments section below.

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