Greatest Of Houston® 2021: Greatest Seafood

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The gorgeous oysters at Pier 6 are as fresh as they come.

Photo by Sabrina Miskelly

Best Seafood: Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House

Over in San Leon, right next to Galveston and Trinity Bays, is the oyster house you never knew you needed. Here, Chef Joe Cervantez – a Brennan’s alum tapped by second-generation oyster man Raz Halili of San Leon’s world-renowned Prestige Oysters – offers a hyper-local oyster experience along with some incredible Gulf-influenced seafood. Be sure to start with a few freshly peeled oysters by the dozen and a half-dozen, served raw and with the right accessories, or hot off the grill and bubbly with things like crab gratin, cheesy breadcrumbs, and habanero butter. Then dig into main courses from redfish chimichurri and cornmeal-crusted snapper to grouper in coconut sauce. Slurping. Wash. Repeat.

113 6th, San Leon

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