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Flying Dutchman Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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#9 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
+1 281-334-7575
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Atlanta, United States
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78 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was here for a meeting and decided to go for oysters. They were less than fresh. After went for gumbo and it was ok. I would probably try some place else. Just saying.

Thank Billy C
Pearland, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visitors from out of town and chose this place due to reputation and availability of a semi private space (no charge!). As expected the food and service were exceptional. The meals were enjoyed by all. I had red snapper as shown. Wow. A side note, my wife and I went here on our first date and it is... More 

Thank T T
Grandville, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This seafood restaurant is in Kemah, which is a bay/waterside park area with roller coasters, carnival games, restaurants, and a hotel. It is a really fun place to visit with the family, but especially kids. The restaurant is on the water with great views of the harbor. Nice outdoor seating area. It specializes in fresh seafood. The Flying Dutchman was... More 

Thank BriannaJoyR
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view. Good service. Food was fine. Outdoor band playing was nice. Kemah overall is a fun place to come to. Good for couples and family

Thank Lisa R
Sulphur, Louisiana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the Oysters as an appetizer, Seafood Platter, Surf & Turf, and Crab Legs. Everything was wonderful, and sitting on the outdoor patio by the water was great.

Thank Brad H
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a luncheon of about 40 people at this restaurant. The service was great and the food was great. They were very attentive to have so many people to serve. I had the Shrimp platter and my husband had the Seafood platter. Plenty to eat and prices were very reasonable. The only complaint was that they needed to have... More 

Thank Claudean H
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not much for seafood, but if you're on the waterfront, you must partake (it'll be fresh, right?)! The place has a large patio area, but the 1 hour wait found us belly up to the bar (I was hungry!). It was a decent dining experience. I had the shrimp (all ways). The best was the coconut and my least... More 

Thank Andrea G
League City, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can not say enough to discourage a person from going to this restaurant. This is pure unadulterated tourist food at its best. Fried, overpriced, not fresh and sold like it was gold nuggets on the plate. It is dated. The service is poor. Not Mr Gorbachev but Mr. Fertitta - tear this restaurant down!

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League City, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I want to love this place. The atmosphere is pretty, it is clean and the water view tables are plentiful. Service was courteous and just right. Unfortunately everything on the plate was a disappointment. The fish fingers were alright and it was more food than I expected, but the stuffed jalapeños fell flat with supposed seafood filling tasting wrong. Even... More 

Thank Nancy C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on our wedding night. The seafood was fresh and absolutely delicious!!! Our only complaint was our waiter, he could have been more observant and attentive. But, the food takes the cake! It was awesome!

Thank Brittany J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #9 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-7575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?