Houston crawfish dishes you NEED to try

Local businesses putting delicious twists on crawfish

Louisiana-born KPRC producer Erica Young has taste-tested local eateries for their crawfish-based food.
Louisiana-born KPRC producer Erica Young has taste-tested local eateries for their crawfish-based food.

HOUSTON – As a Louisiana-born, Cajun-food loving producer, I feel like it's my duty to let KPRC 2 viewers know about the delicious crawfish dishes that I find in Houston.

So brace your taste buds... I found some new ones!

CRAWFISH CROISSANTS: What better way to start your morning than with crawfish? The crawfish croissant is a new addition to the EggHaus Gourmet menu at its store on TC Jester. It is delicious. My first thought: I couldn't believe how big they were. Second thought: YUM! 


 
CRAWFISH JAMBALAYA KOLACHES: Kolache Kings prides itself on what goes into its kolaches, constantly looking for the next mouth-watering filling to tempt your taste buds. I think they've found a winner with its jambalaya kolache. It's packed with crawfish, sausage and cheddar cheese. Kolache Kings is a delivery company, so you can order via UberEats during breakfast hours or on its website. BONUS DISH: They also have a red beans kolache that will knock your socks off.

CRAWFISH PIES: This place (Calliope's) is known for its po-boys but it was the crawfish pie that was the star in my eyes. It's on the appetizer menu. It's small but packed with flavor. Calliope's has two Houston locations: one on W. Bellfort and one on Westheimer. BONUS DISH: They also have something called crawfish cheese rolls...heavy on the cheese (and that's never a bad thing).