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Sea Island Shrimp House

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322 W Rector St, San Antonio, TX 78216-5718
+1 210-342-7771
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10:45 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great time

Food is great. Ate there tonight, and I enjoyed it. The staff are super nice. Family owned restaurant in SA. Look for the giant fisherman in the front.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
John C
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Orlando, FL USA
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The ordering system here is interesting and a bit confusing needlessly complicated. Essentially your order first, then they call you number for your table, and after you have been seated they call your number for your food--confusing. I live in Florida and even in Orlando our seafood is always pretty good and fresh. The seafood here was good, but it... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us while you were in town! Our fast casual restaurant concept is different than most, but that's what makes us a 50 year San Antonio staple. More 

San Antonio, TX
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We took a family member who has suffered from birth with Cerebral Palsy to Sea Island. There was a wait, that was to be expected since it was Sunday and it is a popular place. It looked like we were not going to be able to get a place to sit down for sometime. I asked the person managing seating... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us and taking the time to leave your review. We're disappointed to read about your recent experience. We would like to learn more about your visit. Please email contactus[at]shrimphouse.com and mention this post. More 

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Food is great. Ate there tonight, and I enjoyed it. The staff are super nice. Family owned restaurant in SA. Look for the giant fisherman in the front.

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

We're so glad you gave us a try and took the time to share your experience with others on TripAdvisor! We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Houston
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This restaurant has a good variety of food and daily specials that are delicious. You order your food, wait for the hand held "buzzer", pick it up at the counter and go to the seats where the hostess had previously seated you. Service was fairly quick and the food was worth any wait.

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for joining us twice during your recent business trip! We hope to see you when you're in our neighborhood again! More 

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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Inexpensive local spot for business people. I was here right at the peak lunch hour, nothing fancy, but very tasty food, and the service was pretty good. Large portions.

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review David! We hope to see you again soon! More 

McAllen, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My husband, daughter and I are kinda becoming big time foodies. Every time we go on a mini vacation, we try to venture out and try new restaurants; especially those that have high ranks through tripadvisor. Today we tried the Sea Island Shrimp House for dinner. The first impression of the restaurant was clean. And while the restrooms were extremely... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

We're delighted you and your family decided to join us during your recent trip! Thank you for sharing your review with others on tripadvisor and please do come see us again soon! More 

Yoakum, Texas
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

this is a simple place - but the food is delicious! it was our first time there so it was a little confusing at first. however, the hostess explained how it all worked. you walk up to the counter and order your food. they give you a buzzer with a number and then you choose a table. they call your... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for giving us a try! Our goal is high quality seafood at an incredible value in a family-friendly environment! We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Memphis, Texas, United States
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place is AMAZING!!! I purchased the seafood platter and could not have been happier. The fish was tasty and crisp. The shrimp were large and plentiful. I have no complaints and will be eating here again ASAP.

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Chris, we're so glad you gave us a try! Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor and letting others know about your experience! We look forward to your next visit! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My family has been eating at Sea Island since moving to San Antonio, 15 years ago. The food is always good and the portions are plenty! Always clean, and atmosphere is "family centered". Prices are very reasonable and it's where you get more "bang for your buck" if you wish to eat seafood. I've been to the Rector location, but... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

It's great to hear from you! We sincerely appreciate the loyalty you have shown us over the past 15 years! We greatly look forward to your next visit! More 

Boerne, Texas
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

One of my husband and I seafood place in town. I love combo fried braded shrimp and fish. So fresh. Not too pricey. Great customer service.

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Thank you so much for your loyalty! We appreciate the online review and look forward to your next visit. More 

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Additional Information about Sea Island Shrimp House

Address: 322 W Rector St, San Antonio, TX 78216-5718
Phone Number: +1 210-342-7771
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Loop
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 322 W Rector St, San Antonio, TX 78216-5718
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Loop
  • Neighborhood: Uptown Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 210-342-7771

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm

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