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Glow

1815 Broadway, Rockport, TX 78381
361-727-2644
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Ranked #30 of 80 Restaurants in Rockport
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: A rustic South Texas bistro in Rockport, TX.
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Called for a reservation this evening. The receptionist asked what time we'd like to come. I told her 8:00 and she said "How many are in your party?" When I answered"two", she said "Sorry, we don't have anything available." When I asked if we could come later, she said "No, there's nothing available." I'm stunned--if they are fully booked, why... More

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Rockport, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My girlfriend and I had a gift certificate for $75.00...for Glows....This place use to be a canvas and sail shop....Not much larger than a largehobby garage.....Upon entry....we noticed the place had no décor what so ever...After entry, you past the small bar and are ushered into a small dining area....Quite visible is an open kitchen window which gives one a... More

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A large group of coworkers made a reservation at Glow for dinner and we were all very impressed! The restaurant is on the smaller side but has a very beachy, cottage seaside vibe. We ordered many appetizers and everyone ordered something different on the menu. I had the chicken and after everyone had a bite they all agreed it was... More

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Rockport
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Steak was sent back twice, ordered rare. Out of Grouper, Calamari was very greasy. Fish portions are quite small for the price. Other than that, the food was tasteful and may even give it another shot.

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Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a small restaurant in Rockport Texas. It has lots of atmosphere and delicious food. The seafood of course is the best. Mom's shrimp dish is my favorite. Go if you're ever in Rockport!

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Small, cozy place. Nestled between a couple of condo developments, so keep an eye out for it. Great cuisine, good local find. Bench seating was a little uncomfortable because they are old boat cushions. That's my only complaint and it's a minor one.

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Houston, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We just sailed into Rockport and were getting tired of seafood. Decided to try the Glow approach to a strip sirloin. Amazing! Huge! Tender! Tasty! Glow is a tiny and charming coastal restaurant with a brilliant chef. The service was attentive, the wine list is small but brilliant, the food is truly World-Class. We will return, again and again. Near... More

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Port Aransas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We visited Glow a couple of years ago and were very pleased but were somewhat surprised to see that in the time since we had last visited, the restaurant had received some less than "Glowing" ratings. We invited friends to go with us last week but warned them that, though we had had a good experience previously, the place had... More

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Helotes, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Not impressed with the way the food was prepared. For amount we paid for the dinner, expected better quality. Over priced, short staffed. Will Not Go Back. Wine $9.00 a glass. We spent $107. including tip.

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Fulton, Texas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We were seated promptly at 5:30 when they opened. Left at 7:00. Even though we were the only people there, the kitchen was very slow. I guess maybe they cook everything from scratch?? The fried seafood was wonderful. We absolutely loved the fried shrimp. We also ordered dessert, bread pudding. I can't figure out why it took 20 minutes for... More

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