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The Gaff

323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
361-749-5970
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Ranked #18 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Victoria, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went here on a recommendation of a friend for the pizza. We had the Gaffer and it was prepared fresh and served screaming hot. The bar is open air and narrow but there is seating out front and covered seating in the back. We chose to sit out front because of the cigarette smoke inside and the better breeze... More

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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went for lunch. What's not to like about drinking beer out of a mason jar? Pizza was decent considering they made it on a frozen crust. It didn't feel like there was any airconditioning, but there is a shaded area out back to sit and enjoy your pizza and beer. Might be worth going back when the belt sander races... More

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Bitburg, Germany
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163 reviews 163 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is an okay place to stop for a beer after dinner, but I don't think I'd want to hang out here for longer than that. The décor is kind of fun for a beach place, but it is borderline seedy and the staff didn't go out of their way to be friendly or smile. Just an okay place.

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Universal City
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The Pizza is not as good as everyone says. The place is rough, no A/c. Just beer and wine served there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The pizza was pretty good. Not a big fan of gourmet pizza but this was ok. Served hot, but the beer was especially cold. We will look for other pizza choices.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Belt sander races every 2 weeks. $2 mason/bell jar pints of PBR. The Gaffer pizza was recommended by locals (friends) and was not disappointed.

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I have started a tradition of going to the beach in Port A for a few hours and then stopping by The Gaff on our way to the ferry. It's a small bar with some of the funniest and friendliest locals. They serve ice cold beer in mason jars. The bartenders are really nice. We weren't able... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We visit Port A several times a year and each time we can't wait to get to the Gaff! The Gaff is a hole in the wall bar, nothing fancy, come as your, kind of a place... but it's the best! The music, atmosphere, service and pizza is the best! We've brought our dogs with us, we've watched the belt... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The pizza is awesome...bartenders are sometimes nice...really laid back...very fun atmosphere...beltsander races are a good time on Saturdays as well

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Austin, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

It is still just a locals type bar but great pizza, great people, cold beer, and good entertainment! Nice way to spend an evening relaxing with friends!

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