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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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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 14
    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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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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La Grange, Texas
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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.

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Gardendale, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

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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Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

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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Cleburne, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Dallas, Texas
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201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Gaff is a one of a kind place with one of a kind people. Best way we can describe it is a shabby pirate beach dive bar. Gaff offers only beer and wine but the beer was ice cold and cheap. Be sure to come on a Saturday afternoon for the Belt Sander Races, everyone raves about the pizza... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's a great little local dive bar. The outside was cooler than inside b|c no AC. You order you food and beer at separate areas of the bar. The staff was friendly. People watching can be fun because the clientele are mostly 50 and up and many were dressed as pirates. There is the occasional chorus of "Arrrgh!" The food... More 

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127 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If you want a pub with local flavor and feel then The Gaff is it. There is a whole lot of character in that place. The hand writing messages on the ceiling tiles entertained us while we waited for our "to go" pizza. The sand belt races weren't happening at the time of the visit but that would have been... More 

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Terlingua, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We love to stop in this place every time we visit Port A. Great pizza and relaxed atmosphere. Nice seating area in the back too! Great local hang out!

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Manor, Texas
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were desperate for a place to eat lunch and saw what we thought to be a pizza restaurant. Lots of signs saying "pizza" and pictures of pizza all over the outside. We went in and ordered quickly because we were hungry. Shortly thereafter my wife noticed that there was no kitchen. We then realized that they were preparing a... More 

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