We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 258 Galveston Restaurants

Saltwater Grill

2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
409-762-3474
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #32 of 258 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
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
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.
Write a Review

204 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    103
    59
    25
    11
    6
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Houston, Texas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lufkin, Texas
Contributor
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."

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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....

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
321 reviews 321 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Benton, La
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was our second visit here and once again loved it. Service was great, food was great and desserts were awesome. We think the atmosphere could be a little better since the place is a fine dining establishment but the place is REALLY loud with everyone having to talk really loudly over the table next to them. All in all,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston,TX
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Post Office Street over by the Strand is less crowded with tourists and very quaint. Loved the mixed media sea life art on the walls! The food was very good. My husband had a bone in ribeye special with an bacon onion jam on it. It was huge and delicious. My sea bass was very delicious as well although kind... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
College Station, Texas
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Enjoyed an evening meal before going to the Opera house. Make sure you make reservations. The food was very good, staff was friendly, prices were fair for what you got. Even the Pino Grigio was a decent price.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went mid-afternoon (Thurs), with Hubs, sat at the bar. I "almost" gave them 4 stars, because the service was impeccable. The food & drink, however, were not up to par... We were just walking around, having a drink & an app at each place. Here, we had the Pesto Mussels. The sauce was fantastic, the garlic ciabatta was Lick The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We walked in the Saltwater Grill after leaving Willie G's because they had no live lobster, king crab, prickly pear margarita mix and they gave us stale saltine crackers with our appetizer. We had eaten at the Saltwater Grill a few days earlier and had a great experience and knew they had large live lobsters so we decided to go... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Saltwater Grill also viewed

 
Galveston, Galveston Island
 

Been to Saltwater Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage Saltwater Grill?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing