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The “Grand” seafood tower at Loch Bar
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Where to Eat Stunning Seafood Towers in Houston

Feast upon sky-high platters of chilled lobster, crab, and so much more

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The “Grand” seafood tower at Loch Bar
| Kirsten Gilliam for Loch Bar

In the world of dining, there are few dishes that signal “I’m splurging” more clearly than a gorgeously arranged seafood tower. Loaded down with ice and piled high with oysters, lobster, crab, shrimp, and more fruits of the sea, these towers are often as aesthetically pleasing as they are delicious.

Looking to ball out on a seriously great seafood tower? Look no further than these 8 Houston restaurants, all boasting seafood towers that range from simple and affordable appetizer options to seriously massive, shareable works of art.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 1751 Sea and Bar

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191 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX 77007
(832) 831-9820
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Loaded down with lobster, king crab, oysters, and cocktail shrimp, the chilled seafood tower at 1751 Sea and Bar won’t disappoint. Priced at $142, it’s easy to share without getting overstuffed before ordering dishes like scallop chawanmushi and lemon-grilled Ora king salmon.

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1751 Sea and Bar
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2. Guard and Grace

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500 Dallas St
Houston, TX 77002
(346) 326-0789
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The breathtaking dining space at Guard & Grace serves as an appropriate backdrop for indulging in one of the restaurant’s two grand seafood towers. Both feature oysters, shrimp, king crab and lobster with fresh lemon butter, cocktail sauce and mignonette accompaniments, just in different quantities.

a two-level seafood tower with crab on top and oysters on ice on the botttom. the tower is being carried by a person in a white apron
Guard and Grace’s two-level seafood tower
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3. Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

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1997 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019
(346) 293-8400
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This beloved Houston steakhouse boasts a perfectly personalized experience with its Build Your Own seafood tower. Here, diners can choose from options like Blue Point oysters on the half-shell, tuna tartare, and Alaskan red king crab in a tower that’s sized specifically for the table.

4. Willie G's Seafood

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1640 W Loop S
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 840-7190
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Arguably the best way to try a wide variety of dishes at this upscale seafood spot, the raw bar towers at Willie G’s boast boiled shrimp, oysters, mussels, and king crab. There are also a few upgrade options, including cocktail shrimp, lobster, and Willie G’s “raw bar jars.”

5. Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette

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4224 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 622-1010
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Live large at Liberty Kitchen with the Liberty Stacked Tower, a combination of a dozen mixed oysters, eight cocktail shrimp, avocado crab cocktail and one pound of poached lobster, for $115. Looking for something a bit smaller? The Liberty Tower is just as satisfying with half a dozen mixed oysters, five jumbo cocktail shrimp and avocado crab cocktail for $55.

6. Georgia James

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1100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006
(832) 241-5088
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The picture-perfect seafood tower at Georgia James breaks free from tradition and features king crab salad and marinated shrimp alongside a daily selection of oysters, tuna tartare and classic shrimp cocktail. 

7. Brennan's of Houston

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3300 Smith St
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-9711
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With a spotlight on great Gulf seafood and Creole classics, it is easy to indulge wholly with Brennan’s petite seafood tower. Sample three oysters each from both the Gulf and East coasts, Gulf ceviche, shrimp and crab fingers for $72.

a seafood tower topped with shrimp shooters
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8. State of Grace

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3258 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77098
(832) 942-5080
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Go big — or slightly less big — with one of two seafood towers at State of Grace. At $149, the restaurant’s namesake tower is a splurge featuring oysters, shrimp, lobster, crab, tuna and campechana, while the Hot Stack is a scaled back alternative for $69 that includes oysters, octopus and hush puppies.

9. Loch Bar

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4444 Westheimer Rd Suite G110
Houston, TX 77027
(832) 430-6601
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Whether it’s date night, a group gathering or a celebratory meal worth a big splurge, Loch Bar has an iced seafood tower fit for the occasion. Chef’s selections of East Coast oysters, clams, mussels, shrimp, Alaskan king crab and Maine lobster adorn these tiered platters, available in three different sizes ranging from the Petit ($95) to the over-the-top Royal ($295).

10. Steak 48

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4444 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 322-7448
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DIY enthusiasts will love the custom seafood towers at Steak 48. Mix and match market-price options like iced Alaskan king crab legs, fresh oysters, and colossal shrimp, all flown in from exotic locales daily.

11. Truluck's

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5350 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 783-7270
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For a seriously luxe seafood tower experience, consider Truluck’s, where jumbo shrimp cocktail, oysters and chilled and pre-cracked Florida stone crab claws — available in three sizes — will definitely turn heads.

1. 1751 Sea and Bar

191 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007
a seafood tower
1751 Sea and Bar
1751 Sea and Bar/Facebook

Loaded down with lobster, king crab, oysters, and cocktail shrimp, the chilled seafood tower at 1751 Sea and Bar won’t disappoint. Priced at $142, it’s easy to share without getting overstuffed before ordering dishes like scallop chawanmushi and lemon-grilled Ora king salmon.

191 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX 77007

2. Guard and Grace

500 Dallas St, Houston, TX 77002
a two-level seafood tower with crab on top and oysters on ice on the botttom. the tower is being carried by a person in a white apron
Guard and Grace’s two-level seafood tower
Marc Priscotty

The breathtaking dining space at Guard & Grace serves as an appropriate backdrop for indulging in one of the restaurant’s two grand seafood towers. Both feature oysters, shrimp, king crab and lobster with fresh lemon butter, cocktail sauce and mignonette accompaniments, just in different quantities.

500 Dallas St
Houston, TX 77002

3. Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

1997 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019

This beloved Houston steakhouse boasts a perfectly personalized experience with its Build Your Own seafood tower. Here, diners can choose from options like Blue Point oysters on the half-shell, tuna tartare, and Alaskan red king crab in a tower that’s sized specifically for the table.

1997 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019

4. Willie G's Seafood

1640 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

Arguably the best way to try a wide variety of dishes at this upscale seafood spot, the raw bar towers at Willie G’s boast boiled shrimp, oysters, mussels, and king crab. There are also a few upgrade options, including cocktail shrimp, lobster, and Willie G’s “raw bar jars.”

1640 W Loop S
Houston, TX 77027

5. Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette

4224 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77027

Live large at Liberty Kitchen with the Liberty Stacked Tower, a combination of a dozen mixed oysters, eight cocktail shrimp, avocado crab cocktail and one pound of poached lobster, for $115. Looking for something a bit smaller? The Liberty Tower is just as satisfying with half a dozen mixed oysters, five jumbo cocktail shrimp and avocado crab cocktail for $55.

4224 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77027

6. Georgia James

1100 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

The picture-perfect seafood tower at Georgia James breaks free from tradition and features king crab salad and marinated shrimp alongside a daily selection of oysters, tuna tartare and classic shrimp cocktail. 

1100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006

7. Brennan's of Houston

3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006
a seafood tower topped with shrimp shooters
Brennan’s of Houston
Brennan’s of Houston/Facebook

With a spotlight on great Gulf seafood and Creole classics, it is easy to indulge wholly with Brennan’s petite seafood tower. Sample three oysters each from both the Gulf and East coasts, Gulf ceviche, shrimp and crab fingers for $72.

3300 Smith St
Houston, TX 77006

8. State of Grace

3258 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098

Go big — or slightly less big — with one of two seafood towers at State of Grace. At $149, the restaurant’s namesake tower is a splurge featuring oysters, shrimp, lobster, crab, tuna and campechana, while the Hot Stack is a scaled back alternative for $69 that includes oysters, octopus and hush puppies.

3258 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77098

9. Loch Bar

4444 Westheimer Rd Suite G110, Houston, TX 77027

Whether it’s date night, a group gathering or a celebratory meal worth a big splurge, Loch Bar has an iced seafood tower fit for the occasion. Chef’s selections of East Coast oysters, clams, mussels, shrimp, Alaskan king crab and Maine lobster adorn these tiered platters, available in three different sizes ranging from the Petit ($95) to the over-the-top Royal ($295).

4444 Westheimer Rd Suite G110
Houston, TX 77027

10. Steak 48

4444 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027

DIY enthusiasts will love the custom seafood towers at Steak 48. Mix and match market-price options like iced Alaskan king crab legs, fresh oysters, and colossal shrimp, all flown in from exotic locales daily.

4444 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027

11. Truluck's

5350 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

For a seriously luxe seafood tower experience, consider Truluck’s, where jumbo shrimp cocktail, oysters and chilled and pre-cracked Florida stone crab claws — available in three sizes — will definitely turn heads.

5350 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056

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