For affordable seafood, this sleek update of a classic coffee shop does the trick. The space is groovy and inviting, with a long stone counter facing the kitchen and big-screen TVs showing sporting events. Here you can sit on a blond-wood bar stool and slurp clams and oysters on the half shell or a dinner-size bowl of gumbo. A particular specialty is the traditional pan roast of crab, shrimp or lobster (or all three), prepared in an old-timey steam kettle with tomato,
herbs, butter, and brandy. Also consider the all-you-can-eat crab leg dinner for $29.95.