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Surfside and its next door neighbors (Lake Jackson and Freeport) have several excellent places to dine. If you have any questions about eating out at the beach please call us at 713-995-6111 or email at Contact Us.

Kitty's Purple Cow
Hamburgers, hotdogs, etc.

Comments: Very casual – bathing suits and bare feet are ok. Inexpensive hamburgers, snacks and cold drinks.
Directions: At stoplight, turn east on Bluewater Highway. About 0.3 mile on right.

Kitty's Purple Cow

Red Snapper Inn
Fresh seafood.

Comments: Written up in Texas Monthly. Stuffed jalapenos and Crab Florentine are great.
Directions: At stoplight, turn east on Bluewater Highway. About ¼ mile on the right.

Red Snapper Inn

Hunan, Szechwan & Mandarin Chinese

Comments: Extensive menu. Great egg rolls.
Directions: 931 Highway 332, Lake Jackson (just before you exit for Surfside.) (979-297-0291). Click for Google map and directions.


El Toro Mexican Restaurant
Tex-Mex, Fajitas, Margaritas

Comments: Large, family friendly Tex-Mex restaurant.
Directions:120 Commerce, Clute. (Two blocks off of Highway 332, just before you exit for Surfside). (979-265-5361). Click for Google map and directions.

El Toro

Extensive menu

Comments: Chicken fried steak and blackened fish taco are excellent. Serves breakfast. Located on Mammoth Lake. Has an interesting display showing a portion of a mammoth skull that was found here.
Directions: 330 N. Dixie, Clute. 979-285-3800.120 Commerce, Clute. (979-285-3800). Click for Google map and directions.


Kolache Shop

Comments: Their Pig-in-a-blanket Kolache was named grand champion and their Cheesy Jalapeno-filled Kolache was reserve grand champion at the 2012 State of Texas Kolache Bake Show. Although the above two kolaches were judged the best in the state show, their best sellers are their cream cheese-filled and traditional fruit varieties. Only open Mon-Fri, 5:00-11:00 AM.
Directions: 120 Brazosport Boulevard So., Clute. (979-265-3352). Click for Google map and directions.

Kolache Shop

On The River
Seafood, steak, chicken fried steak

Comments: Cajun grilled shrimp, blackened catfish, and fried dill pickles are quite good.
Directions: 919 West 2nd, Freeport, (979-233-1352). Click for Google map and directions.

On The River

On The North Edge of Lake Jackson

At the intersection of Highway 332 and 288 (near Sears, Dillardís, and Lowe's Building Supply) is a large selection of restaurants. There are several in this neighborhood that we like:
Comments: Excellent selection of meats and vegetables. Great desserts. Breakfast on Sat. and Sun.
Directions: 125 West Way @ 288, (979-297-2216)
Johnny Carino's
Country Italian
Comments: Shrimp & sausage skillitine and spicy shrimp & chicken with sun-dried tomatoes are excellent.
Directions: 119 Highway 332 @ 288
Johnny Carino's
Andyís Kitchen
Home style cooking

Comments: Pot roast and vegetables are excellent. Served in large bowls (family style).
Directions: 415 This Way (just south of Lowes), Lake Jackson. (979-299-2355)

Adny's Kitchen
The Local
Sandwiches, salads, deserts

Comments: Excellent spinach salad. Live music on Friday evenings.
Directions: 118 This Way Street, Lake Jackson. (979-297-9300)


The Local
Wurst Haus
Steaks, pasta, sandwiches, deserts

Comments: Excellent Reuben sandwich. Stock over 35 brands of beer.
Directions: 102 This Way Street, Lake Jackson. (979-297-3003)


Wurst Haus

Domino's Pizza

Comments: Delivers to Sufside. Or, eat in.
Directions: 2105 FM 523. In Oyster Creek, just before you turn onto Highway 332 to Surfside. (979-239-333)


Rotary Luncheons

Comments: Meets Tuesday at 12:00 at the Lake Jackson Civic Center. Has a huge shrimp boil every August thatís worthwhile attending.
Directions: The Civic Center is on Highway 288, 100 yards south of the This Way St. exit. Click for Google map and directions.

Talk About Good
Complete catering service

Comments: Can come to Surfside, or use their facility. Cajun, seafood, steaks. Crawfish fettuccini is excellent. For more information call 979-233-0665.

Talk About Good Catering

Uncommon Affairs
Complete catering service

Comments: 45-ft. Mobile Kitchen can come to Surfside. BBQ, Cajun, or more formal. Has served both President Bushes. For more information call 979-864-9984.

Uncommon Affairs

Beach Picnic And, don't forget the old standby....

A Picnic at the Beach

Some of our best memories come from the simple things.

Whether just a snack and drinks; or, something more elaborate. The beach is a wonderful place to have a picnic.


If you have any questions about vacationing at Surfside Beach,
or if you would like to reserve one of our houses,
please call us at 713-995-6111, or go to Contact Us.

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