Ostioneria Puerto Vallarta - Closed

6827 Griggs Rd.
Houston, TX 77023


  • Daily 9am-3am
  • $$; $$$
  • Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Necessary
A perfect platter of freshly shucked gulf oysters on the half shell is served with lime wedges instead of lemons, and the spicy-sweet cocktail sauce hasn't a trace of horseradish. The ceviche is blessedly simple - just seafood soaked in Mexican lime juice and topped with ripe avocado. Favorite dinner plates include the foil-wrapped snapper, grilled over a wood fire, but the best dish is cazuela de mariscos. The soupy concoction is akin to Tex-Mex chili, with rings and tentacles of calamari bobbing with chunks of fish and bay shrimp in a deep red guajillo broth.

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    Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 4 a.m. by Margaret L.Briggs

    I never visited the original Ostioneria Puerto Vallarta on Lawndale, so I never mourned its passing the way some of my friends do. Apparently the original cafe was small and crowded and funky, steamy with good food smells, and made ...

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