Dine Local Around Lago Mar

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2022

The kitchen of your new Lago Mar home is a wonderful place, but sometimes you’d rather not cook. Not to worry — there are lots of restaurants around our community, many of them locally owned. Need a list? We’ve got one.

Johnny’s Seafood Café
2902 FM Road 1765
Texas City, TX 77590

One of the best-kept secrets in Texas City, this cozy eatery features seafood dishes such as fried shrimp, oysters and catfish as well as stuffed tilapia, seafood enchiladas, fish sandwiches and more. In addition, you’ll find burgers, pasta dishes and delicious breakfast specials.

Stuttgarden Tavern
Mainland City Centre
10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX 77591

Build-your-own brats, fried pickles, Jaeger pork schnitzel and blackened salmon served alongside local craft beers and imaginative cocktails? Yes, please!

Big Phil’s Soul & Creole Cafe
Mainland City Centre
10000 Emmett F Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX 77591

One bowl of gumbo and you’ll be hooked. The largest African American-owned restaurant in Galveston County also serves up catfish, crawfish, stuffed turkey legs and specialty cocktails.

Pit Stop BBQ
10000 Emmett F Lowry Expressway
Mainland City Centre
Texas City, TX 77591

Owner of Arnold Garza serves up award-winning, competition-style barbecue. You know it’s great because Garza headed up the cook-off team known as Los Vaqueros, which won the prestigious the Triple Crown Trophy title five out of the seven years the team participated.

Boyd’s Cajun Grill Express
227 Dike Road Building
Texas City, TX 77590

Craving crawfish? Let Boyd’s cook it up for you. They’ve also got po’ boys, street tacos, crab patties, burgers and hush puppies.

3503 Palmer Highway
Texas City, TX 77590

Serving up homestyle meals since 1961, this Texas City favorite will satisfy all your steak and seafood cravings.

The Fish Spot
4009 20th Street N.
Texas City, TX 77590

It’s not big or fancy, but boy, is it delicious. Come out for homestyle meatloaf, Baja tacos, smothered pork chops and surf ‘n turf po’boys.

Rigo’s Café
902 6th Street N
Texas City, TX 77590

Breakfast is served, and what a breakfast it is! Blueberry pancakes, banana pecan pancakes and more are served all day. You can also get lunch and dinner, including chicken fried chicken, shrimp alfredo, pot roast and tacos.

Momma Lynn’s Kitchen
102 6th St Sreet
Texas City, TX 77590

Made with love, this restaurant operated by a mother of five serves up soul food with a smile. We’re partial to the smothered pork chops and rice plus homemade peach cobbler.

Beyond Burger
10510 Emmett F Lowry Expressway,
Texas City, TX 77591

When you say “burger,” Texas City residents say Beyond Burger. Build your own or choose from an amazing array of patty options, including bison, salmon, Kobe beef and even vegan.



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