Shrimp Street Tacos: - FIsh City Grill

“Shrimp is a gateway seafood.” I learned this phrase last week when I was trying out some fabulous shrimp dishes at Fish City Grill! I can very much agree. Also, I am a serious seafood fan, I frequently urge folks to start with shrimp if they aren’t sure about fish.

Fish City Grill and sister store, Half Shells, have created a fun occasion for seafood fans to celebrate Shrimpapalooza, the restaurants’ annual seafood event. They’re spotlighting tasty shrimp dishes on their Bucket List menu. This menu includes a variety of delicious appetizers, flavorful entrees and refreshing drinks, and all of these bring a whole new meaning to the term serious seafood.

The event is going on now through October 12 at all locations, so stop by and enjoy some of the best seafood around. You can order multiple dishes or just get one, and come back another day for round 2…3…or more!

We stopped by the Preston/Royal location for a chance to sample the menu items.

Here’s a preview of what you’ll find on the Bucket List. Shrimpapalooze at Fish City Grill:


Shrimp Street Tacos: Achiote marinated shrimp, sriracha sour cream and mango salsa

Shrimp Street Tacos: - FIsh City Grill

Shrimp & Andouille Mac & Cheese: Shrimp and smoky Andouille sausage in homemade cheese sauce

Shrimp & Andouille Mac & Cheese

The Bomb: Jalapeño stuffed with shrimp, cheese and bacon

Shrimp Stuffed Jalapenos aka "The Bomb" - Fish City Grill

Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp Remoulade: Cornmeal-breaded fried green tomatoes topped with shrimp remoulade

Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp Remoulade - Fish City Grill

Shrimp Quesadilla: Large tortilla filled with shrimp, cheese and cilantro pesto

Shrimp Quesadilla with Cilantro Pesto - Fish City Grill

Raphael’s Mexican Shrimp Cocktail: Shrimp, tomatoes, avocado, jicama and onions in a spicy cocktail sauce and served with tortilla chips

Raphael’s Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp Remoulad: Topped Grilled Tilapia, served with potatoes and green veggies

Shrimp Remoulad - Fish City Grill

Drinks: The bucket list continues with the company’s popular frozen Gold Margarita and select craft beers.

Dessert: instead of cocktails we opted for dessert, because Bread Pudding! (don’t worry this isn’t a LTO item)

Fish City Grill - Bread Pudding


I haven’t decided yet which dish was my favorite. It’s a toss up between the Shrimp Quesadillas (the cilantro pesto is delish!) or the Shrimp & Andouille Mac & Cheese… because hello, cheese!  Have you tried any of these items on Fish City Grill’s LTO menu?

Giftcard Giveaway!

We have two gift cards to give away to two lucky people! All you have to do to enter is comment below with which item on the Shrimpapalooza menu is on your bucket list? Since the Shrimpapalooza menu ends 10/12 this will be a short contest. Deadline to enter is Wed 10.8 at midnight central. We will announce the winners Thursday morning! Hey, how about an extra entry for sharing this post on social media. 

PS: If you haven’t been to Fish City Grill before, or if you want to try out their soups they have a complementary Welcome Wagon where you can sample all of the soups. I wish all restaurants would do this!

If you haven't been to Fish City Grill before, or if you want to try out their soups they have a complementary Welcome Wagon where you can sample all of the soups.

PPS: Are you free on 10/7? Join Fish City Grill at Preston/Royal for Pink Tuesday to benefit Rally for the Cure

Fish City Grill - Pink Tuesday

(Disclaimer: I was provided with a complimentary tasting so that I could share with our readers. As always, we thank Fish City Grill for being gracious hosts!)

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8 thoughts on “Shrimpapalooza is back at Fish City Grill! (LTO until 10.12) + GIVEAWAY!”

  1. WHAT? Shrimp & Andouille Mac & Cheese… Sounds soooo comforting and delicious! I saw the Fish City Grill in Highland park the other day when I went to Flywheel…. Now I’ve got to go try it!

  2. Ohhhhh, the fried green tomato shrimp are not kidding around! I definitely need those in my belly, asap.

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