I was going to cook last night, but at the last minute we headed to one of my favorite…
fish and seafood spots. Hook Line & Sinker has one of those outdoor porches where you can almost imagine you are right on the Gulf coast, which is pretty nice on a hot August evening in Uptown Dallas.
Filets of fish are fresh off the grill and they’ll do anything from trout to salmon. You can also get deep fried catfish filets served with hush puppies, fries, ketchup and tartar sauce. (They’re almost as good as the ones my “Popo” fried up for Sunday dinner when I was a kid growing up near the Mississippi River). Hook Line & Sinker also serves oysters on the half shell or boiled shrimp, but I typically get 3 fried shrimp and 3 oysters for $8.95. I have never had seafood or fish that’s not delicious here.
And I always order the “Hook Salad” that’s served with a few black olives and some kind of delicious tangy dressing. I like vegetables and they also serve a plate of marinated grilled seasonal veggies.
But I don’t always get fish at this “seafood house” because Hook Line & Sinker has one of the BEST cheeseburgers in town. Make mine well done with mustard only, lettuce, tomato and fresh jalapenos on it! That’s what I ordered last night, with french fries for $5.25. Of course there are saltine crackers, ketchup and horseradish on the table.
What more do you need when you just don’t feel like cooking?
Where is your favorite spot for a seafood or a fried fish fix? I know there have to be some hidden spots I haven’t tried yet and I’d like to know about them, so leave your comments, please!
Until the next meal,
One of my favorites is “Across the Pond” in Hurst, TX. The owners are British so their fish and chips are “just like home”. The Bangers and Mash are delicious, too.
Oh wow! I have to try that Margo.
Thanks, Margo! I live in Hurst and have been looking for something other than Pappadeaux. Will try this place out soon.
Tried the fish and chips at Over the Pond last night. Hubby and I split an order…delicious! The owner split it up on 2 plates and it was plenty for us senior citizens. The service was great and the owner is a charming fellow.
I will try that Rose, I love fish and chips!
Sounds great! I look forward to trying it.
You’ll like it Charles:)
I wish I knew a place here in Fort Worth. We just stick with Red Lobster. I do know there is a place on McCart called Krispy Katfish that has good fried fish, but nothing grilled. Now I want seafood for lunch! Yum!
I really like Flying Fish at Montgomery and I-30 !
I didn’t realize I forgot to fill in the name! Sorry, that comment was mine about Fort Worth!
No worries Tammy 🙂
Ah Shuks in Lewisville. A little Cajun flavors but very good.
Thanks Sandra and thank you for commenting!
My wife and I are Dallas transplants living in Abilene for almost two years now and love it here. Next time you are in the Abilene area we would love to meet you for lunch or dinner.
Aww thanks Tim. I like west Texas!
Flying Fish in Preston Center and Phil ‘s at Moss Landing, CA and the oyster Stew at Flaherty’s in Carmel is one of a kind.
Carmel is one of a kind Dwight!
There are a lot of good seafood places around the metroplex but I’ve got to say Pappadeaux is probably my favorite!
Flying Fish and Pacific Table are two of my favorites in Fort Worth…
Haven’t been to Pacific Table. Hmmm
Patrizio’s has great food, but you can’t beat their crab claws.
Did not know that Diane!
I’ve always wondered about Hook, I’ll need to give it a try now. I like Aw Shucks on Greenville for the spicy shrimp cocktail and people watching. Thanks Jane!
My pleasure Tim! Thanks for commenting:)
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Boo-ray’s in Hudson Oaks/W’ford…..worth the drive! Outstanding jalapeno cream sauce on their catfish, among many other wonderful dishes…
Well that sounds yummy Linda!
Hook Line & Sinker also have awesome burgers!
That’s what I usually get David, lol!
LEFTY’S in Addison. It’s family-owned (No chains for me) Fabulous crab cakes!!!!
I owe you dinner I think 🙂
One of my favorites is Fish City Grill at the corner of 635 & MacArthur. Delicious shrimp tacos and the cobb salad with shrimp is equally good. Love the Mexican cocktail as an appetizer full of scrumptious spices and shrimp, served with chips. And while I’ve never personally ordered it, the hamburgers are supposedly out of this world (at least according to my husband and oldest son.)
I’ll have to try that one Gina!
Come to Gainesville. We have Seafoodville!!! An old gas station converted into a seafood grill. I can’t get enough of their remoulade sauce that goes with everything they serve. Their creamed spinach is out of this world. Fried oysters and fried crawfish tails are my husband favorites. I love it all!!!
Oh my gosh that sounds good Holly!
I’ll have to remember that place. My favorite aunt Ruth lives in Gainesville, so In there alot! Thanks for the recommendation!
My Dad was a lobster fisherman in New England . . . haven’t had great seafood in 25 years 🙂 but Hook Line and Sinker is pretty good
Well it’s hard to beat that Paul!
I would suggest Waters Bonnell’s Coastal Cuisine in Fort Worth. Terra Mediterranean Grill has great seafood specials at night. We also like Rockfish for a quick dinner.
Those all sound great Kynda!
I know this sounds crazy..but I know people go and I’ve been..on I-20.. Past weather ford ..take the Millsap exit..stay on access road..til u get to Bazos River Cafe..man will it be the best catfish..pie..cf steak..it’s great
Roxie Dolph ft worth
Sounds great, I will try Roxie!