Enjoying crawfish is a tradition for many in Beaumont, Texas. Whether you have a snap, crack and peel method or you suck the heads clean, there is no wrong way to enjoy crawfish. And, there are plenty of options of places to go to find the best mud bugs around. We’ve got a list of the most popular crawfish joints in Beaumont and the surrounding areas. Let us know if you know of a place to add to our list!
Insider Tip: For every restaurant mentioned below, keep in mind crawfish is seasonal (February - May) and prices may change according to market prices and availability.
Amelia Farm and Market
8600 Dishman Rd.
Beaumont, TX 77713
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm; Thursday - Saturday: 4:00 - 9:00 pm.
Amelia Farm & Market offers local produce and pasture raised and finished meats. All seafood is fresh from the Gulf from local purveyors. Amelia serves crawfish (when in season) on Thursdays - Saturdays during their dinner menu hours. You can’t beat the views at Amelia Farm and Market, with outdoor seating overlooking huge pecan trees with sprawling views of pastures.
Floyd's Cajun Seafood Steakhouse
2290 Interstate 10 S
Beaumont, TX 77707
Hours: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am -11:00 pm.
Crawfish is a favorite all day, everyday at Floyd's Cajun Seafood & Steakhouse. You can also enjoy Cajun-style seafood fresh from the Gulf of Mexico. The menu includes: gumbo, po'boys, burgers, oysters, a variety of seafood platters and steaks.
Juju’s Cajun Crawfish Shack
16474 Farm to Market Road 365
Beaumont, TX 77705
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm; Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.
The name says it all - Juju’s specializes in cajun crawfish with all the fixings. You can buy crawfish all day everyday at Juju’s Cajun Crawfish Shack. The no-frills eatery serves up spicy Cajun-style crawfish on large platters with corn & potatoes.
5540 College St.
Beaumont, Tx 77707
Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm. Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
In our search for the best crawfish in Beaumont, K-Asian was always a place people recommended we try out! The humble restaurant off College street has crawfish, fried fish and boiled shellfish all the time! Everyone says once you try it out, you always bring a friend back for more!
Krazy Kajun Seafood
3015 N Dowlen Rd., Ste 230
Beaumont, TX 77706
Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm; Thursday - Saturday: 10:30 am - 9:30 pm; Sundays: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm.
Krazy Kajun Seafood is a place you probably pass by all the time! It’s in the strip center with the HEB grocery store on the corner of Dowlen. Besides seasonal crawfish with all the fixings, this place is always known for some amazing salt and pepper seasoning they use on everything from frog legs to chicken wings.
Madison's on Dowlen
4020 Dowlen Rd.
Beaumont, TX 77706
Crawfish Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:00 pm; Saturdays at 11:00 am; Sundays at 2:00 pm.
Madison’s on Dowlen is probably one of the most lively places to grab crawfish in Beaumont. There’s often live music and plenty of people to party with! Crawfish is served until it's gone. Other menu options include salads, steaks, fish tacos and more.
4026 Dowlen Rd.
Beaumont, TX 77706
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:00 pm; Saturdays at 11:00 am; Sundays at 2:00 pm.
Sweet Basil puts a Vietnamese twist on the classic crawfish taste. Tossed with garlic and spices, Sweet Basil is a must if you enjoy Vietnamese food or want to try something new! You won’t be disappointed.
Tia Juanita’s Fish Camp
5555 Calder Ave.
Beaumont, TX 77706
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tia Juanita's Fish Camp is best described as Mexican Cajun Seafood. You can grab crawfish with all the sides any day after 2:00 pm. Other menu items include: fish and shrimp tacos, BBQ shrimp, steaks, shrimp & grits and more. Tia's also has a great covered patio and live music on occasion. They provide a fun a lively, yet relaxed atmosphere.
Larry's French Market & Cajun Restaurant
3100 Highway 365
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm; Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm; Friday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm; Saturdays: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Closed on Sundays.
Larry’s French Market & Cajun Restaurant is known for crawfish! This well known country-style restaurant serves New Orleans fare, with weekly live music & banquet facilities. If you haven't tried fried alligator or frog legs, this is your chance. Thursday through Saturday, enjoy live music and dancing to the rhythms of the bayou. Larry’s also delivers!
The Rodair Roadhouse
6701 Jade Ave.
Port Arthur, TX 77640
Hours: Monday: 4:00 - 9:00 pm; Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm; Friday - Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm; Sunday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm.
Crawfish hushpuppies. Need we say more??? Ok, The Rodair Roadhouse has regular peel and eat crawfish, too. Only on Mondays from 4:00 - 9:00 pm. You can also enjoy fried green tomatoes, border catfish, shrimp and other Cajun favorites.
3520 Nederland Ave.
Nederland, TX, 77627
Crawfish Hours: Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm - close; Saturday: Lunch and Dinner
Judice's 1927 has become a Southeast Texas staple that is serving up Cajun classics that make you want more. Judice's 1927 is serving elevated 100-year-old family recipes from the Judice family. Try Gulf Coast and Blue-point oysters, po-boys, fried shrimp, lobster rolls and of course, crawfish.