It’s crawfish season, y’all. Prime time for a crawfish boil in Austin runs from March through May, so make sure to get your fill of spicy crawdaddies, potatoes, sausage, and corn cobs this spring.
Here’s where to find delicious crawfish, boiled right on site, in Austin, Texas.
Sawyer & Co
4827 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
At Sawyer & Co, it’s Fat Tuesday every Tuesday this crawfish season. Come get your juicy boiled mudbugs when you reserve a table or order pickup.
4404 W William Cannon Dr, Suite L, Austin, TX 78749
Cypress Grill boils crawfish every Tuesday and Saturday, starting at 4:30 pm, until the season ends, giving you a crispy yet tender taste of New Orleans. Order curbside pickup or dine in.
13717 Mopac Service Rd, #250, Austin, TX 78727
All crawfish, crab, and shrimp, all of the time. Try their signature Cajun-Asian Seafood Boil infused with housemade butter for some of the richest crawfish you’ve ever tasted.
Big Easy Bar and Grill
1720 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78702
This ultimate no-frills crawfish shack near Barton Creek does crawfish boils almost every weekend through the spring. Billed as “The Original New Orleans Po-Boy and Gumbo Shop Food,” you literally can’t get better than this.
Shoal Creek Saloon
909 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Easily the most Texan Cajun restaurant, Shoal Creek Saloon brings that southern Texas feel to the crawfish boil every single day from 11 am – 10 pm.
10212 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78748
If you thought you knew the best spot for a crawfish boil in Austin, forget everything. Moontower Saloon is doing a $6 per pound crawfish boil this Saturday, March 25th with no cover and free parking. Just make sure to pre-order so you get your fill.
Down South CaJJun Eats
15630 Vision Dr, Pflugerville, TX 78660
And finally, the granddaddy of the crawdaddies, Down South CaJJun Eats is not to be missed all the way up there in Pflugerville. Order regular or spicy in flavors like CaJJun, Lemon Pepper, or both. Either way, the crawfish here “tastes so good, don’t make no sense.”