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Bayside Seafood Restaurant

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2055 State Highway 35 N, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-5204
361-552-7177
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good for lunch

It an okay place to catch a bite. I really like the fried rice. The seafood is average. Casual sit down dining.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Lisa D
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Port Lavaca, Texas
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Mobile, Alabama
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570 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

There is no way around this place being anything other than an old slum restaurant that threw some frozen seafood on the menu and then claiming that it is a seafood house. The prices are extremely inflated for the low quality food they serve. Everything was cheap frozen food of less grade than what the Dollar Stores have in their... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The food and service left a lot to be desired. Pricey and for no reason at all. Speaking with patrons they said its the only upscale restaurant in P.L. and people have become accustomed to it. I was very disappointed.

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Port Lavaca, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

It an okay place to catch a bite. I really like the fried rice. The seafood is average. Casual sit down dining.

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Hunt
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were looking forward to great seafood served in a clean restaurant. We got terrible seafood served as quickly as possible in a rundown restaurant. The awful fried catfish tasted like soggy shoe soles. French "fries" were frozen. Substitutions were priced as additional items. Who eats rice, whether white or dirty, with fried seafood in Texas?? Bayside offers inferior food... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was headed back home and was in Port Lavaca around lunch time, I remembered hearing my brother mention this restaurant. Very glad that I stopped here. I ordered the seafood platter and was very impressed with the stuffed crab and fried shrimp. Would have to put those two items in my top best 5. The cost was a bit... More 

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Port Lavaca, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The waitress brought the steak, then she ran off. I'm not going to get up yell for her or walk across the place. The steak came looking like it had been gouged, and beaten. I ask for medium it came well done. When the waitress finally came back to me i told her about running off, and that i had... More 

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Victoria, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My husband and I went to the location in Port Lavaca for the first time May of 2015! The atmosphere was nice and quite, service was prompt, and the food was great. We had the grilled Salmon, and stuffed Flounder. The sides were good and hot. The only thing that we noticed was the carpet was in need of cleaning... More 

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Marble Falls, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We were in Victoria for business and my associate craved seafood, and I wanted to see the coast/gulf.... so we headed for Port Lavaca, having been recommended to the Shellfish , nice place, ambience and cloth napkins, but not much seafood on the menu, my friend looked like he had just been told that his parents were divorcing!! So we... More 

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Universal City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Got right in. Ordered good food, fried shrimp, fried catfish, grilled red snapper, good rice, good French fries, good iced tea. Restaurant dated and could use repairs but we r on the coast and everything takes a beating including buildings. The food was good and that's what counts. Good waiter.

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Ottawa, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Good location - close to Lighthouse Beach, and the food was fine. Nothing special, but, good service and reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2055 State Highway 35 N, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-5204
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: 361-552-7177

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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