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The Shack of Houma

1226 Grand Caillou Rd, Houma, LA 70363-5555
+1 985-868-9996
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (47 reviews)
“shrimp” (31 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1226 Grand Caillou Rd, Houma, LA 70363-5555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I ate here twice in one week. On our first visit we had the Grilled Chicken Salad,Shrimp on a bun,french fries and onions rings. The onion rings are homemade and delicious. All of the food was fresh and made to order. On...More

Thank MMA1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch and was very pleasantly surprised. We both had Half and Half fried oysters and shrimp both were sweet and succulent.

Thank MrModu
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Wasn't horrible but I wasn't overly impressed. Would I eat there again? If i were invited to go with others who specifically wanted to eat there, but it wouldn't be MY 1st choice. I think they're over priced for their portions most definitely on the...More

Thank katherinep887
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Love this place. The menu is full of goooood food. My fav is the oysters! VERY GOOD!! The staff is very friendly. If you are in/or coming to Houma, you need to stop here.

Thank david70364
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The place has the best shrimp poboy in town...oh yeah...best onion rings too! My wife likes the crab cakes...friendly waitresses and a lot of choices on the menu.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The Shack consistently provides the best, and freshest seafood in Houma. The atmosphere is relaxing, with friendly service. This is a place to relax and enjoy family, friends and wonderful food. There are so many wonderful entrees to enjoy. It's a given that the seafood...More

Thank loraymojo
Reviewed 3 June 2017

From the atmosphere to the service to the food you will not be disappointed at THE SHACK OF HOUMA. I have gone with just my family and with large groups. The staff is friendly and on the mark. You will not find better Seafood from...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for The Best Seafood restaurant in Houma.. THE SHACK IS IT!! From the gumbo to the fried to the boiled everything is AWESOME!! They have something on their menu to please EVERYONE ! Check their website daily for specials .. last...More

Thank Nikki1270
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The fried crawfish poboy was delicious and plenty of crawfish and fries. I was not crazy about the seafood gumbo.

Thank Rb W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Was recommended by Margaret at Cocodrie Charters. Margaret is the Chef there and knows 'bout sum good fude, ya'. Anyway, this place understands Lagniappe! Ordered 2 pounds of crawfish and they brought me 4. They were so good, soft and purged.Staff is friendly straight out...More

Thank Hawg51
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Questions & Answers
sher v
9 October 2016|
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Response from Erik M | Reviewed this property |
Nancy's closed for a few weeks and has now reopened as "The shack". I have not tried it yet but the staff has supposedly remained and the ownership is still within the family.
Lorna G
19 October 2015|
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Response from HeHaSch | Reviewed this property |
The food is worth every penny, I ordered several small platters if remember right it was 8 bugs a platter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1226 Grand Caillou Rd, Houma, LA 70363-5555 (Formerly Nancy's Seafood Shack)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Houma
  • Phone Number: +1 985-868-9996
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