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Benno's on the Beach

1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-4621
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Ranked #61 of 264 Restaurants in Galveston
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Looking for fresh local seafood and a casual beachfront atmosphere? Benno's on the Beach has both! Our menu offers a variety of Cajun grilled, golden fried, and hot boiled entrees. Dine in or take out today.
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texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Benno's never disappoints. Definately the best seafood on the island, and we have tried them all. The quality matches the price and the service is always friendly and fast. If you are not in the mood for seafood, the muffaletta sandwich is awesome!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Benno's has a great selection of seafood and it was very good...we had the Shrimp Po-boy, the Etouffee, and the hush puppies were awesome! Staff very friendly and helpful. Great family restaurant!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

seriously.... best VERY!! OK -- trip advisor wants me to use 50 characters. VERY good food. Catfish was amazing. crab cakes good -- very very rich. but the Hushpuppies were AMAZING!!!!

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Galveston Island, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It has been cold and wet this winter and I have been searching for something to keep me warm. Benno's gumbo had been voted "Best in Galveston" by the local blog, so I decided to try it for lunch. It did not disappoint. Unlike other gumbo on the island, it better resembles New Orleans gumbo with its file' heavy roux... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great Cajun Seafood...didn't even need hot sauce. Casual dining on scenic Seawall Blvd. Friendly staff. Remember you're paying for quality of the food, not dining atmosphere...older establishment.

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Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We have been to Bennos many times but it seemed the quality has slipped some. Food wasn't as good as it usually is and was a bit salty.

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Houston
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

a wonderful family run restaurant that offers great seafood at a good price and isn't owned by a certain famous chain. I like the ability to order all kinds of seafood, from crabs to shrimp to crawfish and everything in between. I'm a big fan cajun platter, personally. Also in a quieter end of Galveston so it's got that going... More 

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burleson
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Casual. Pretty darn good if you like Cajun!!! Hubby and I liked it a lot and will return next time we visit Galveston. wil l

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NW Arkansas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is the place for Cajun shrimp and fixings! We ordered the following during a late lunch on a Monday afternoon: jambalaya, Cajun shrimp, fried seafood platter and kids chicken tenders. Our family of four sampled from it all and pleased. Crowd favorite hands down was the Cajun shrimp. The least liked was the coleslaw. We would visit again and... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The Cajun Seafood Combo and shrimp Pivot are quite good. The Gumbo is worth the visit on its own. Generous portions all the way around.

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Additional Information about Benno's on the Beach

Address: 1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: +1 409-762-4621
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood

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