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Fish Tales

$$$
American, Hamburgers, Seafood
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2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
(409) 762-8545
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 165
    Excellent
  • 189
    Very good
  • 113
    Average
  • 54
    Poor
  • 41
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just for an appetizer

We really liked it. We were just stopping in for a appetizer. Nice bar with fireplace. Atmosphere is great. Food is really good. Staff is very friendly. Nice view. Will definitely go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Sheri L
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Rusk, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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562 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Rusk, Texas
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We really liked it. We were just stopping in for a appetizer. Nice bar with fireplace. Atmosphere is great. Food is really good. Staff is very friendly. Nice view. Will definitely go back.

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Bixby, OK
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Our stop there was kind of a last minute decision but it turned out to be a great meal for all. The fried oysters were fresh and delicious.

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Galveston Island, Texas
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had a great Friday night dinner and drinks. Always good service and good food. I would say Fish Tails is one of the more consistent restaurants on Galveston Island and the view of the Gulf of Mexico and the fire place is a bonus.

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Newton, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We visited several restaurants during our weekend stay in January, but this was by far the best. The food was great, and the waiter was wonderful. He made suggestions and was very friendly and attentive. While it was a little expensive, we felt like it was worth it because the food was delicious! We went other places that were also... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Pros: Friendly service, great view upstairs Cons: Dirty bathrooms, average food Watched the bartendar cleaning behind the bar and then touch food without washing her hands. Walked downstairs to leave and saw a waitstaff adjusted food on a plate with his bare hands. Robert Irvine would have had a fit if he saw that!

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ccmillersk8
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I always look forward to lunch here. Food is great, view is great and the service is always first rate.

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Boston
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If your into people watching this outdoor 2nd level eating area is perfect. Walked in and seated immediately, service was prompt. The server was on point. Grab a nice cocktail and some good food and relax. I would definitely recommend.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We were in town the night before our cruise and needed seafood. This is a nice casual restaurant with many choices of seafood, ranging from Cajun to fresh catch whole fish to fish and chips. Seafood is pricy along the seawall and this was no exception. We had great service at a nice warm corner table on a cold rainy... More 

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Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I really liked this restaurant. I got the fish and chips and they were delicious. I also got a frozen slushy, which I think was banana, pineapple and passionfruit flavor. I sat upstairs at a high-rised table and I went downstairs to choose from their pretty big selection of Bluebell ice cream. I got birthday cake. They had cute T-Shirts... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were traveling with a large group for a gymnastics meet and as a last minute thing decided to grab dinner together. 75+ people were in our group. They didn't even blink an eye. Our service was amazing, all of our food was perfect, and checks correct. I was stunned at how well they handled our service and was even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: (409) 762-8545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?