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Saltwater Grill

2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
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Ranked #29 of 258 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $80
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Asian, Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 21st Street
Description: The Saltwater Grill is located just steps away from The Grand 1894 Opera House. Featuring an array of tantalizing fresh-from-the-grill and fresh-from-the-kettle seafood specialties, Saltwater Grill is in a class of its own when it comes to quality and attention to detail.
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English first
Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We were in Galveston for a family reunion, and we went out as a group to the Saltwater Grill. The service was terrific--our server was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. I convinced my husband to splurge and order the special that included a 5 oz. filet, 5 oz. of fish, and some shrimp. The dish came with garlic mashed potatoes and... More

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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Enjoyed a quiet Sunday dinner. Food choices were very good and the preparation well done. Bar service was very entertaining.

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Flower Mound, Texas, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Really great seafood. Outstanding service. We were impressed by the willingness to have the fish prepared anyway you like it, whether on the menu or not. Obviously a "real" kitchen. Reasonable wine pricing.

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San Antonio, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've visited Saltwater Grill a few times and they always have great specials. Most recently the house special was blackened snapper topped with crap meat and gulf shrimp with rice and grilled vegetables, it was excellent. The tomato bisque was very good as well. The restaurant is clean and the atmosphere is very relaxed. There is also free parking in... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Well, won't go back here...unfortunately the fish that two of us had was not what we ordered...that is wrong! I am a chef and I know my fish, so when they try to pass off cheaper fish this needs to be passed on to the public. Careful if you go here, kind of ruins your last night in town. Go... More

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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you are visiting Galveston I highly recommend eating dinner (or lunch) at Saltwater Grill. The Sea Bass is the best I have ever had, signature Saltwater Salad is delicious & the fried asparagus with lump crab is amazing! My husband & I frequent this restaurant for not only the wonderful food but the atmosphere and staff are wonderful.

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Lufkin, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Anniversary dinner. Had a hard time making a selection - everything sounded so good - and once we chose, it was great! Very nice downtown upscale eatery great for an evening out. Yes, the price reflected the "upscale."

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Good food and service, especially at the bar. But, I was a little disappointed that it didn't have a very wide range of fresh seafood dishes. This reminded me more of an inland seafood restaurant than one on the coast. What they offered was very good and it's a pleasant place to eat. Maybe it was just me expecting more....

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The place is so dark, but the attention over there was great, excellent service and also goodwill style. I suggest the almond crusted salmon which is a plenty meal.

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Houston, Texas
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330 reviews 330 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We almost always have dinner at Saltwater Grill when we are in town. We have never been disappointed. This time we decided to try the "kettles" which are the various soups and chowders. Two of us had the cioppino and three had the bouilabaisse. Both were loaded with great seafood and topped with whole dungeness crab. We were all delighted.... More

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