About Us

Family is important to us and making sure that you and your family feel welcomed at the Surf District is equally important to us.


In September of 2016 we closed for a total remodel to reopen January 2017 with several things in mind.   For Grant, it was incorporating the history of the Surf Ballroom and his love for music culture to the restaurant for all to enjoy in a fun, hip and exciting way.


For Christina, it was a place where our kids (and others) could come and feel welcomed.   A place where they felt safe, a place they found fun and exciting and a place where they would LOVE the food!


Every detail was strategically thought out - from the big corner booth perfect for families with small children to the placement of each musical instrument, to ensure our families and guests would have the best possible experience.  The rounding of the stage, lighting and even the tiered booth structure were carefully constructed to replicate the delicate details of the neighboring Surf Ballroom.


We strongly encourage our guests to walk around, look at the artifacts, take photos of the memorabilia, stand on our stage and have your photo taken with our “Surf District” guitar and even have your little ones dance along to the music and a rotating lights.


From our family to yours, we welcome you to our place.  We thank you for choosing to dine with us and we hope you enjoy your time at the Surf District.   Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your dining experience better.


Thank you,

Grant and Christina Maulsby

Maulsby Family 2017

Grant and Christina first met in the “District” of Clear Lake in 2001.  After living in Bonita Springs, FL for five years they moved back to Clear Lake to raise their family in 2010.


Their oldest daughter, Kaylee can be seen at the restaurant on the weekend, seating guests as the hostess.  She enjoys being a part of the business and working with her parents.


Their two young sons are also seen from time to time enjoying french fries and Spites and visiting customers’ tables.  Both of the boys have autism and are non-verbal.  So if they do come to your table, know that they are working on their social skills and wanting to welcome you in their own way.