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20 restaurants added: These places serve the best fried catfish in the Houston area, according to KPRC 2 viewers

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Fried Catfish (Dragana Harris)

HOUSTON, Texas – Got a hankering for some delicious fried catfish?

We asked out KPRC 2 audience to share their go-to spots for fried catfish.

According to our seafood-loving viewers, these are some of the best in and around the Houston area:

- Captain Tom’s Seafood & Oyster Bar: 10501 FM 1960, Houston, TX 77070

“I love the seafood platter from Captain Tom's on FM 1960❤ has catfish, shrimp, oysters and a stuffed crab,” Emilia wrote in a comment on our Facebook post.

- Mel’s Country Cafe: 24814 Stanolind Rd, Tomball, TX 77375

“I’d go for Mels just outside of Tomball,” Joe wrote in a comment on our Facebook post. “World famous for the megaMel but they serve some seriously good fried catfish as well.”

-The Turkey Leg Hut: 4830 Almeda Rd Suite a/b, Houston, TX 77004

- Vernon’s Kuntry Katfish: 5901 W Davis St, Conroe, TX 77304

- Sudie’s Catfish House: 4910 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505

- Cross Road Tavern: 12176 FM1094, Sealy, TX 77474

- Mike’s Seafood: 9449 Highway 6 South, Houston, TX 77083

- T P Seafood Market & Restaurant: 3735 Reed Rd, Houston, TX 77051

- Old Hickory Inn Barbecue: 5427 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096

- Hank’s Fish Market: 4319 Lockwood Dr, Houston, TX 77026

Even more recommendations

Our viewers had more recommendations after we posted on our story on where they get the best catfish so we added 20 more restaurants to our list:

- Riverside Seafood Restaurant: 439 US-90, Liberty, TX 77575

- TaD’s Bar and Grill: 1000 W Main St, Tomball, TX 77375

- Sam’s Seafood and Steak: 12758 Grant Rd, Cypress, TX 77429

- Good Times Marina: 11906 7th 1/2 St, Houston, TX 77044

- The Catch: 10105 S Post Oak Rd, Houston, TX 77096

- Mama’s Seafood: 10196 Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77093

- Lotus Seafood: multiple locations

- Pengu’s Place: 17902 FM1488 Suite 3 Magnolia, TX 77354

- Captain Benny’s: multiple locations

- Kelley’s Country Cookin: multiple locations

- Cat Daddy’s Kitchen: 14045 FM 2100, Crosby, TX 77532

- Ray’s BBQ Shack: 3929 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, TX 77021

- Flying fish: 1815 N Durham Dr, Houston, TX 77008

- Reel Seafood & Wings: 5425 Hwy 6 #b400, Missouri City, TX 77459

- Credeur’s Cajun Cookin': 6915 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505

- Calliope’s Seafood & Poboys: 7590 W Bellfort Ave, Houston, TX 77071

- Outlaw Ray’s Grill & Bar: 14028 FM 2100, Crosby, TX 77532

- Tewbeleauxs: 2907 Rayford Rd #101, Spring, TX 77386

- Texas Tradition: 5321 Hwy Blvd #1306, Katy, TX 77494

- The Rouxpour: multiple locations