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The Gaff

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323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
361-749-5970
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Takeout

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Biker bar, event time, ok for kids

Open air bar with a CHEERS kind of atmosphere. They also sell pizzas which are to die for if you like a thicker type crust and loads of toppings. You can listen to live music in back of bar when available. They also have sandbelt races and other events... Check website.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Port Aransas, Texas
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Port Aransas, Texas
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVE the Gaff! You can always get a nice cold beer here! My husband likes the Gaffer pizza. Live music and belt sander races are a few of the fun events happening at the gaff! We will always go back to visit the Gaff!

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Thank portacurlygirl
Clayton, New York
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86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a locals bar. Fun, clean, fair priced. An eclectic bunch of patrons. Worth the visit for a couple of drinks..

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Thank huffer24
Austin, Texas
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Was disappointed with the place next door so I returned for a pizza. It was some of the best I've had outside of my own kitchen. Very friendly place.

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Thank Janice V
Nassau Bay, Texas
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

belt sander races are just crazy! beer was cold, people are friendly. pizza smelled excellent wish I would have tried it. Willey on the guitar is so great.

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Thank Susan S
Arlington, Texas
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Pizza was great bar tender were friendly and the locals were fun to be around only beer and wine but the atmosphere was great darts and out side seating really ice location

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Thank dunlee
Port Aransas, Texas
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Open air bar with a CHEERS kind of atmosphere. They also sell pizzas which are to die for if you like a thicker type crust and loads of toppings. You can listen to live music in back of bar when available. They also have sandbelt races and other events... Check website.

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Thank 8888beach
La Grange, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This little restaurant had good pizza and cheese bread. It had an outdoor sitting area which was nice for the kids to run around. The inside was a little different but the staff was friendly.

Review collected in partnership with Radisson Hotels

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Thank Victoria V
Gardendale, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Good place to grab a beer an hangout! Super rustic patio type place!! Brought my kids an we all hungout on the back patio!! Cool atmosphere!!

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Thank bigrick432
Houston, Texas
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

The Gaff is a local hangout where you can relax coming off the beach for some cold beers and a few snacks. Back area is shady with a nice deck and sometimes live local music in weekends. Had a blast watching the beltsander races on weekends. In all a great place to hang out people watching and enjoying some beers

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Thank labiblioteca
Cleburne, Texas
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The pizza was great. We sat outside under enormous trees where the teenagers played a game with washers. They had a track made and raced belt sanders. We had never seen that before. The negative is, they have only one oven and we waited an hour to get our two pizzas.

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Thank Sandra G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: 361-749-5970

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?