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The Captain Benny's chain was founded in 1969. I believe the original name was Captain Benny's Half Shell Oyster Bar. There are now five locations in the Houston area and one in Austin. The building are meant to resemble oyster boats.

Captain Benny's
Houston, TX
This is the original Captain Benny's location on South Main. I believe Captain Benny's bought this building in 1969 from a previous business. [map]

Captain Benny's
Houston, TX
This Captain Benny's is located on Northwest Freeway. [map]

Captain Benny's
Stafford, TX
This Captain Benny's is located just southwest of Houston. [map]

Captain Benny's
Austin, TX
This is the only Captain Benny's located in Austin. Does anyone know when this one opened? [map]

Floyd's Cajun Seafood House
Webster, TX
Floyd's Cajun Seafood House has two other locations in Pearland and Beaumont. This is the only one with a boat-shaped building. It opened in 2004. It is either a former Captain Benny's or a close copy. [map]

El Barquito
Houston, TX
El Barquito was part of the Playa Azul Seafood & Oyster Bar restaurant when this photo was taken in 2011. This boat was built around 2008 when it housed the Pirate's Seafood Boat. As of 2014, the building was vacant. It was still vacant in 2015. [map]

Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster Bar [gone]
Houston, TX
I'm told that Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster Bar was founded by a former worker at Captain Benny's. I believe this boat-shaped building was built in the 1970s. This building was demolished in 2016.

Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster Bar
Houston, TX
This is the other Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster Bar location in Houston. I think these restaurants are independently operated now. [map]

Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster Bar
Katy, TX
This Captain Tom's Seafood & Oyster Bar is the same building style as the Houston location directly above. Does anyone know when these restaurants were built? [map]

Pelican Cove
McAllen, TX
I don't know if the Pelican Cove restaurant was ever a Captain Tom's location or just has a similar design. This photo is from 2008. In 2015, the building was vacant. [map]

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