The Flying Fish

 1815 N. Durham (Heights area) Houston 77008 713.377.9919 flyingfishinthe.net

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The first of two affordable and casual small local restaurants serving The Heights, The Flying Fish’s amazingly large menu offers Cajun and creole and just plain American seafood favorites. Self-serve at the counter saves an extra 15% off your bill, which adds up over a year. Patio seating is inviting on a cool day or evening. And then there is the downright homey atmosphere. Eat in, or to go. Starters: Crawfish chowder; Seafood gumbo; Lobstah (I mean lob-ster) stew; Crispy calamari. Cool cocktails: Shrimp; Ceviche; Mexican cocktail. Grilled salads: Salmon salad; Catfish salad; Chicken salad; Shrimp salad. Baskets: Catfish; Oysters; Chicken strips; Frog legs-all baskets served with fries and hush puppies. Southern favorites: Grits and gumbo; Jambalaya. Grilled plates: Catfish; Rainbow trout; Salmon filet; Shrimp ka-bob w beans & rice; Grilled chicken; Grilled veggies. Boiled platters: Snow crab legs w corn & new potatoes; Chilled boiled shrimp; Hot boiled shrimp; Mud bugs in season. Snapper Veracruz: fried whole snapper w rice, veggies, Veracruz sauce. Fish tacos, Poor Boy Loaves, Burgers & Fries…self-explanatory. Additions: Cole slaw; Pickled green tomatoes; Jalapenos; Fried okra basket; Beer battered onion rings; Borracho beans & rice; Green beans; Grilled squash & zucchini. Desserts: Key lime pie; Fried pies; Banana and bread puddings. Drinks: Beer, wine, frozen margaritas.

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