Seafood Restaurants in the Southside of San Antonio

Seafood Restaurants in the Southside of San Antonio

A seafood restaurant specializes in cuisines prepared with fish, clams, crab, lobster, and shrimp. San Antonio’s Southside is home to quite a few seafood restaurants.

Bud Jones Restaurant– Bud Jones Restaurant is located at 1440 SW Military Drive. The restaurant, established by Bud Jones in 1958, was first opened as a fish-and-chips restaurant. Sadly, Jones died in 2018 at 93, and his daughter now runs the restaurant, carrying on her father’s tradition. A popular item on their menu is the Gulf Seafood Platter. The platter comes with one fried fish filet, three medium shrimp, two oysters, and one deviled crab, along with a choice of 2 sides- baked potato, coleslaw, French fries, mashed potatoes, onion rings, soup of the day, tossed green salad or vegetable of the day.

Bud Jones Restaurant

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Caballito Del Mar Seafood Restaurant– Caballito Del Mar Seafood Restaurant is located at 951 New Laredo Highway. One of the popular menu items at the restaurant is the Seafood Quesadilla Plate, which is served with a salad and a choice of French fries, toast, or tortillas. The quesadilla is a 10-inch flour tortilla filled with crab, fish, shrimp, mozzarella cheese, and rice.

Cap’n Jim’s Fish & Chicken to Go – The walk-up-to-go restaurant has been on the Southside for quite some time. It’s an excellent place for those who like large portions and are on a budget. People also tend to enjoy their sweet tea. They are located at 2026 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78221.
Fred’s Fish Fry– Fred’s Fish Fry has 16 locations in San Antonio, with 6 of them in the South Side area. One of their popular menu items is the Regular Fish Meal, which comes with three pieces of fish, French fries, two slices of bread, tartar sauce, and ketchup.

J. Anthony’s Seafood Café– J. Anthony’s Seafood Café has 4 locations throughout San Antonio, including one at 3015 South Presa Street. Established in 1983, one of their popular menu items is the Fish & Shrimp Plate, which comes with two pieces of fried fish, two pieces of jumbo fried shrimp, jalapeno hushpuppies, and a choice of 2 sides- Cajun rice, coleslaw, corn, mashed potatoes or stewed vegetables.

J. Anthonys Seafood Cafe

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Laguna Madre Seafood Company– Laguna Madre Seafood Company is a seafood restaurant owned and operated by Bill Miller Bar-B-Q. They have 5 locations throughout San Antonio, including one at 402 SW Military Drive and 5123 Rigsby Avenue. The Fish & Shrimp Plate Combo Meal is a popular menu item at the restaurant. The meal includes one piece of fried cod, six fried shrimp, French fries, coleslaw, bread, and a large iced tea.

Las Islas Marias– The love for their land, the flavors of his childhood on the Mexican Pacific coast, and deep knowledge of their roots allowed Don Pablo and Yadira to create a culinary concept 100% Nayarit enjoying every day. The history of Las Marias Islands dates back more than 25 years of existence when they began their first restaurant in California—address: 522 SW Military Dr, San Antonio, TX 78221.

Red Lobster– Red Lobster is a casual restaurant chain specializing in seafood cuisine. Established in 1968, Red Lobster has over 700 locations worldwide, including 6 locations throughout San Antonio. Popular at Red Lobster is their Weekday Win Menu- 5 days, five deals, just $15 each, available Monday through Friday from 11 am-6 pm.

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Rudy’s Seafood– According to their website, Rudy’s Seafood has been a South Side tradition for over 50 years. Located at 4122 South Flores Street, they first opened their doors in 1960. One of their popular menu items is the Grilled Tilapia Plate, which features garlic and herb-seasoned tilapia grilled in olive oil and serves with sweet potato fries and a choice of coleslaw or a salad.

Sea Island Shrimp House– Sea Island Shrimp House has 7 locations in San Antonio, including one at 2119 SW Military Drive. The restaurant was established in 1912 as a café, and then in 1965, the first Sea Island Shrimp House opened for business. The Seafood Platter is a popular menu item at the restaurant. The platter comes with two fried colossal shrimp, two stuffed shrimp, two fried oysters, one hand-breaded whitefish filet, a choice of a baguette or hushpuppies, and a selection of 2 sides- black beans, coleslaw, corn cobette, French fries, green bean salad, green beans, rice pilaf or spinach.

Sherry’s Texan– Formally known as “The Texan” and reopened in May of 2013. Sherry’s Texan is known for its seafood platters that have portions large enough to share. This family-friendly restaurant not only serves seafood but also comfort food faves like chicken fried steak, hamburgers, and salads. They’re open six days a week and closed on Mondays. It is located at 1113 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214.

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Seafood in San Antonio

Seafood in San Antonio