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If you're a seafood lover and visiting Galveston, Texas, then you're in for a treat! From shrimp to scallops, and everything in between, Galveston has an abundance of seafood restaurants to satisfy your cravings.
Galveston's seafood scene is a must-try for any foodie visiting the area. The combination of fresh seafood and talented chefs creates a culinary experience that you won't forget.
pictured: Chef Chris Lopez, BLVD Seafood
Location: 3828 Seawall Blvd
From the moment you walk through the door, you will feel a sense of history and family tradition at Gaido's. Founded in 1911, Gaido's Restaurant has established itself as a landmark for fresh and deliciously prepared seafood in Galveston. Located right along the Seawall, diners will enjoy an unforgettable meal and panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Location: 2000 Wharf Rd
Katie's Seafood Market (next door) supplies this waterfront restaurant with its fresh seafood, which is a unique attribute among restaurants and takes each dish to the next level. Stop in for a delicious shrimp platter and enjoy a house cocktail next time you in Galveston!
Location(s): 2506 Ball St and 2506 Ave H
With two locations, this eatery is known for affordable and delicious seafood dinners, po-boys, gumbos and salads, and has been an island mainstay since they opened for business in 1976.
Location: 327 23rd St
Black Pearl specializes in serving fresh Gulf oysters and other seafood delicacies like lobster rolls, crab cakes, and shrimp po'boys. They also offer a selection of craft beers and cocktails to complement the dishes on their menu.
Location: 1914 23rd St
Feel good when you eat at this gulf-to-table restaurant dedicated to sustainable, local fare. Fish Company Taco is chef-driven and farm-loving and proudly serves fish tacos, soups, and sides, all made with the freshest ingredients and care.
Location: 2804 Ave R 1/2
BLVD Seafood is known for its upscale and modern take on seafood, with a focus on sustainable and locally sourced ingredients. Their menu features dishes like whole grilled fish, lobster mac and cheese, pan-seared scallops, and a selection of creative and inventive cocktails.
Location: 2017 Postoffice St
Since 1999, the chefs at Saltwater Grill have created a new standard in excellence by using unique recipes and the freshest ingredients to create impeccable cuisine that is guaranteed to please new guests and loyal customers alike.
Location: 2100 Harborside Dr
Recognized nationally as one of the top upscale seafood restaurants, Willie G's® is known for providing the finest and freshest seafood, succulent steaks and unsurpassed service in an elegant setting.
Location: 1212 Seawall Blvd
Benno's offers a taste of Louisiana right here in Galveston with its Cajun and Creole-inspired seafood dishes menu. This beachfront eatery serves up bold and flavorful dishes from gumbo and jambalaya to crawfish, catfish, and shrimp étouffée.
Location: 414 21st St
This casual eatery specializes in fresh seafood and raw oysters. Their menu features Gulf shrimp, crab cakes, lobster rolls, a variety of grilled fish, plus a full bar with craft beers, wines, and cocktails to pair with their seafood offerings.
Location: 2200 Harborside Dr
One of the best seafood restaurants in Galveston, Fisherman’s Wharf is renowned for the freshest fish and seafood specialties. A Texas-sized establishment, it is the perfect spot to unwind, ideally situated next to the Historic Strand District, the Tall Ship Elissa and Galveston Cruise Terminal.
The menu features the famous Shrimp Kisses (bacon-wrapped and stuffed with jalapeño Jack cheese) as well as an extensive selection of fresh fish daily, signature seafood combination platters, savory chicken dishes, pastas and perfectly prepared steaks.
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