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2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
409-762-3474
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Ranked #31 of 264 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $80
Hours:
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
Liberty, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Ordered seafood gumbo which came in a HUGE bowl. Enough to fill up most people. Also ordered coconut crusted salmon which was plated beautifully over bright colorful veggies. Good service but really wanted a Guiness draught to go with but no draught beer whatsoever. Bottled only.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went after a show at the Grand Opera house. Had to wait a bit for a table, apparently they were short staffed that night and didn't want to seat anyone they couldn't serve promptly. The bar was cozy and they had good draft beer. Once seated, we had attentive service and an excellent meal. The Lobster risotto was just... More 

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Kennesaw
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75 reviews 75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

To be honest it was not our 1st choice but that was closed so this came in 2nd and we were not disappointed. Decor and atmosphere was nothing special but their food more than made up for that. We all had different plates and shared and none of us were disappointed.

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Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We come here often when we are going to a performance at the Grand Opera House right across the street. Parking is next door or close by. Excellent varied menu with seafood, pasta, and steaks. We have enjoyed everything we have tried. Service is good and attentive. Can be noisy when full. Recommend reservations.

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Galveston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Their shrimp and lobster taco with soup for lunch was just out of this world. It is worth a trip to the Strand just for this. The service was just over the top. Byron is all ways smiling and knows the menu. If you do go try and sit at one of his tables, I guarentee you will not be... More 

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pristina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is not your super elegant fine dining - it is a busy and nosy place full of life. Our food was good - not outstanding - and we had to wait for 40 min for a soup - not a great touch if you ask me.

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Some set claim that part of saffron's magic is its ability to stimulate libido or erogenous zones. Scientific or simply subjective, its seductiveness has evidently flirted its way into the kitchen of the Saltwater Grill in downtown Galveston Island. Located opposite the town's opera house, amid rows of gritty warehouses and weathered Victorian villas, the Saltwater Grill is nothing less... More 

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Although it is a little pricey the food is always excellent. The décor is charming and the wait staff is available and professional. We always enjoy it.

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Niagara
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We shared appetizers only but all four were well constructed, and tasty. Not sure the ambiance / setting is as they advertise.

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houston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The happy hour menu is a real gem in Galveston. Discounted drinks and especially good wine and appetizers at the bar. The service is always outstanding here as is the food. Stop here for your next quick bite or glass of wine at the bar. You will be impressed by what you get. We usually order dumplings and fried shrimp.... More 

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Additional Information about Saltwater Grill

Address: 2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
Phone Number: 409-762-3474
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
Cuisine: American, Asian, Seafood

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