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Boiling Pot Restaurant

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201 S Fulton Beach Rd, Rockport, TX 78382-7719
+1 361-729-6972
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16:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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New Braunfels, Texas
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Your choice of a variety of ingredients are all thrown in a pot and boiled with Cajun seasonings. The food is then dumped on the table and it becomes finger food. It's a rather unique and fun experience. Because my husband does not tolerate spicy food, they tried to accommodate by rinsing the food before serving. It was still too... More 

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Thank Lindagram
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't have any idea what to expect, but let me say that this is an experience to remember, fun, fun and great for if your craving all types of seafood. I got the small bucket and mallot, how fun is that? Beer is so cold and that's great on a hot Texas day or evening. I can't wait to... More 

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Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the spice, love the freshness! The service is some of the best in Rockport. Was hesitant about the heads on boiled shrimp but husband was accommodating and they were the the best, cooked to perfection.

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Thank Rita P
Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great food with a unique twist.... cajun combo is served on the paper laid table with great service and buzzing atmosphere. The tin shake is uniquely designed and we left our mark as do all who dine with the Boiling Pot!! Thank you very much, we will be back!

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Thank traderJT
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Loved the atmosphere and the no frills dining. The kids were not as thrilled by the food on the table as the adults were, only because the food dumped on their drawings. The food was tasty and the service was good.

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Thank nickyvandy238
Jourdanton
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

When in Rockport The Boiling Pot is a must. Nothing fried but a bowl of cooked shrimp, sausage, new potatoes and corn on the cob. (Crawfish were unavailable and we chose extra shrimp rather than crab.) All are boiled in a Cajun seasoning, drained and dumped on the table. The service is great and price is reasonable for fresh seafood.... More 

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Thank EdnaU_13
Fulton, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I cannot explain why this place is so busy. Its expensive, the food is just spicy, boiled 'cajun' style stuff ...the service was good however.

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Thank Craig W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The place has a wonderful atmosphere. Very upbeat and friendly staff. We ordered the cajun combo and added some crawfish. We asked for a little more spice as we are used to spicy crawfish from Louisiana. The crawfish were a little overboiled as was the shrimp. The flavor was bland as we asked for more seasoning on the side to... More 

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Thank Joshua C
San Saba, Texas
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

They place is just ok. The food was not as good as others in the area. Would not go back there, way too many other place better

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Thank weik539
Harker Heights, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have been to this Boiling Pot several times over the years and were a little disappointed this trip. Food was OK, paid extra for Stone Crab and it was flavorless - likely frozen. The shrimp was a little overcooked and there was no spicy boil flavor - didn't even ask if we wanted spice. It was a little dirty,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Fulton Beach Rd, Rockport, TX 78382-7719
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 361-729-6972

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