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Captain Benny's Half Shell Bar

12135 Murphy Road, Stafford, TX 77477
+1 281-498-3909
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good67%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
12135 Murphy Road, Stafford, TX 77477
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place serves primarily fried and grilled seafood, in addition to some popular Cajun appetizers. Overall, food is quite good though occasionally with inconsistency. Like over fried seafood and "undersized" oysters on half shells. Friendly service. Popular among local folks and often difficult to find...More

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We left Sugar Land nearly 30 years ago, but never forgot the seafood symphony that is Captain Benny's on nearby Murphy Road. Start with oysters on the half-shell, fresh and cold with a blissful hint of the sea. Then move ahead to a cup or...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I've been eating oysters at Captain Benny's since the original shrimp boat was the only one..the price has gone up from those days, but the high quality of the food has remained the same (although, how could fresh raw Gulf oysters get any better). The...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Business associate and I were looking for a restaurant to eat dinner at and came up Captain Benny’s. What caught our eye was the lighthouse out in front of the restaurant (designed as a boat). The restaurant has been around a while and looked like...More

Thank DrMarc9491
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Ate here late on a Saturday night. Parking was full which is always a good sign. Counter seating only unless you eat outside. Don't plan on eating inside if you are 3 or more. Never ate in a restaurant shaped like a boat with sloped...More

Thank French F
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a great place for fresh seafood, there gumbo is great also. Parking is very difficult due to small lot, but the food make it worth it

Thank jsQ6530SJ
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Benny's is not fine dining, and you have to sit at a bar stool unless you want to sit outside. But the staff is friendly and attentive and the food is simple, tasty and not at all greasy. They knew which dishes were gluten free...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

This was our first time here, and we had no idea what we were getting into. We were surprised to see that all indoor seating is at a counter and the majority of it is at the bar. They also have outdoor seating but that...More

Thank Mickeygirl122
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This is not the place you would take a prom date or celebrate your anniversary. The only tables are outside. Inside, you sit at a bar. However, the food is great. We had the Boudin Balls and Jalapeno Boudin for starters, followed by the fried...More

Thank retphcs
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The parking isn't good, but the food is always good and also Oyster's are very good on the half shell. Very good place to eat.

Thank Walter H
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12135 Murphy Road, Stafford, TX 77477
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +1 281-498-3909
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