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Crawfish Shack in Crosby opens Friday

Pack your patience for this mega-popular crawfish restaurant!

CROSBY, Texas — It's crawfish season in Crosby!

The famed Crawfish Shack in the 5800 block of FM 2100 will open for drive-thru customers only from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

In past years, lines outside the mega-popular restaurant have stretched for blocks as crawfish fans wait for their bugs. 

“We get a lot of regular customers, but we have a lot of people that travel a good distance,” owner Dan Meaux said in January 2019.

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While typical folklore puts crawfish season in early springtime through early summer, Meaux said he only brings out the best of the best this early in the year.

He said as much as 40 percent of the crawfish Meaux buys doesn’t even make the cut into orders.

“We take the loss, but we want to put out a good quality product,” said Meaux.

Crawfish Shack's hot boiled crawfish sells for $7.95 per pound.

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The Shack is BACK! Drive Thru only will open FRIDAY, January 3rd at ... 3pm until 9pm. Hot Boiled Crawfish $7.95/lb. Hours for January: Wednesday-Friday 4-9, Saturday 12-9, Sunday 12-8. Weather is always a factor for a live product. We will update on social media if we have issues or changes to report.

Hours for January:

  • Wednesday-Friday: 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Saturday: noon-9 p.m.
  • Sunday noon-8 p.m.

Dine-in is scheduled to open Wednesday, Feb. 5.

The restaurant says weather is always a factor for a live product and updates will come on social media if there are issues or changes to report.

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