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Saltwater Grill

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2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021 (21st Street)
409-762-3474
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Saltwater Grill is located just steps away from The Grand 1894 Opera...
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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  • 71
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 11
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh seafood, good service

Had a nice dinner here with the hubs. Started off sharing a nice wedge salad which they kindly served on two plates. Shared a seafood cocktail of lump crab meat and 6 jumbo shrimp. My hubs enjoyed the mixed grill of snapper and shrimp. I had crab cakes and lobster risotto. It was all superb... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
tessabear2010
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Hands down the best customer service in Galveston. Came here during a very busy Fourth of July weekend dinner and they were able to get us in and provide amazing service. Our waiter was Travis. We will be back before we leave and will request him again. We had the house Red Snapper & Ribeye and they were both phenomenal.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not one for heavy sauces and coatings on any fish, I ventured out of my comfort zone ordering "almond coconut crusted salmon" on the menu. The waiter had assured me that the sauce was light, not heavy at all, although the coating is yellow and looks as if it would be quite substantial. Salmon lover that I am, I ordered... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Had a nice dinner here with the hubs. Started off sharing a nice wedge salad which they kindly served on two plates. Shared a seafood cocktail of lump crab meat and 6 jumbo shrimp. My hubs enjoyed the mixed grill of snapper and shrimp. I had crab cakes and lobster risotto. It was all superb. Service was wonderful. Enjoyed our... More 

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Food was great and our service was wonderful. Our waitress was Molly, and not only was she stunning, but she was competent and attentive

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We were visiting Galveston and met friends there for dinner. It was a wonderful meal and experience. Robin our waitress suggested a wine that they were going to add to the list but was featured at a low price and it was a great wine. We had a great meal and great service. We visited so long we realized we... More 

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Clitheroe, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We had a lovely morning wandering around Galveston looking at the architecture and arrived at this restaurant a little late at 2pm. It was quiet but we were very hungry and we were glad we stayed. The food was exceptional - the tuna tower and the breaded asparagus just great. We wanted sauvignon blanc to drink and couldn't decide so... More 

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Del Rio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Went there for lunch 2 days in a row w/ a friend. Enjoyed the fish tacos, oyster sandwich, lobster bisque, corn soup, Saltwater salad. The bread and butter they serve is wonderful too! Staff was very welcoming and kind on the first visit and not quite as much on the 2nd visit. The dressing on the Saltwater salad was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We went for an early lunch and was greeted by the friendliest waitress. The food was great and it was nice to have options other than just fried or grilled!! Very impressed!

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Houston, Texas, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Recommended by a local, we tried it on a Friday Night. Classy place with good atmosphere and very friendly staff who seemed genuinely interested in us. Dishes were imaginative, varied and very difficult to choose from. Sadly, they seemed on the bland side. I'm not a lover of extremely spicy food, but even for my pedestrian taste, it seemed they... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Get the special, doesn't matter what it is. If it sounds palatable, it's probably going to be the freshest ingredient and have the most attention to detail. Portions were very generous. The cheesy grits are good.

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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, Seafood, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
    (21st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: 409-762-3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

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.
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

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