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323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
361-749-5970
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Ranked #16 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Niagara Falls, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

What a cool place. Pizza and beer and pirates. Aaarrrr! Went yesterday and caught the Beltsander Races. So exciting just when everyone thought Purple Passion had it, Wish I Was 40 took the win. The excitement included a dramatic crash at the end of the track, a couple of breakdowns, one repaired and back in the race just before being... More 

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Hopkins, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

All of us "OLD" Hippies will love this place. It's like stepping back in time to the 70's. Good pizza and the atmosphere is great. And don't forget about the belt sander races each month. Don't forget to take your camera.

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

If you have never been to a belt sander race - here's your chance. The locals really know how to dress up a belt sander.

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Victoria, Texas
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 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
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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233 reviews 233 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Additional Information about The Gaff

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

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