6 Locally-Owned Restaurants in League City You’ll Come to Know and Love

League City has become quite the dining hot spot with various cuisines guaranteed to tickle your tastebuds. Some of the best are owned by League City families who believe in great food and service with a smile. Here are six near Coastal Point you’ll come to know and love.

1. Red Oak Café

A staple of the League City brunch scene, Red Oak Café specializes in homemade dishes, including chicken fried steak, shrimp and grits, and freshly-baked pies. The BERTA — an open-faced sandwich on toasted rustic bread topped with bacon, egg, roasted tomatoes and avocado — is a must-try. Gluten-free bread is available on request.

2. Bada Bing Pizzeria

Owned by the Nowlin family, Bada Bing Pizzeria serves up New York-style pizza and Italian food. Try a classic New York margherita pizza or sink your teeth into the fettuccine alfredo. Gluten-free and vegan choices are available.

3. Tommy’s Restaurant Oyster Bar

Tommy’s has been serving up the freshest seafood around for more than 25 years. Oysters are their specialty, but you can also feast on gumbo, scallops, and fish and shrimp dishes, all while taking in the coastal charm.

4. Thai Stellar

Tasty Thai food made with the freshest ingredients — that’s what you get at Thai Stellar. Start with the chicken satay and then work your way to the pad thai. There are seven different types of curry which can be adjusted to your heat tolerance.

5. Red River Bar-B-Que & Grill

Home to some of the best barbecue around, Red River is known for great food and exceptional service. The restaurant serves a little bit of everything from burgers and brisket to seafood and salads — all with a Southern feel.

6. Main Street Bistro

A beloved mainstay for locals in the know, this bistro offers a menu filled with culinary delights, from perfectly-seared steaks to creative seafood dishes.

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Photos courtesy of: Good Eats Houston (Red Oak Cafe); Bada Bing Pizzeria (Bada Ping Pizza); and Eater Austin (Red River Bar-B-Que & Grill).