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Sea Island Shrimp House

322 W Rector St, San Antonio, TX 78216-5718 (Uptown Loop)
+1 210-342-7771
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Ranked #111 of 4,139 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Sun 10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Uptown Loop
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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This one of my favorite seafood restaurants in San Antonio. The food is constantly good and reasonably priced, and the informal approach to service eliminates the need for tipping.

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

Bill, it's great to hear from you! Thank you for taking the time to share your review with others on TripAdvisor! We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to your next visit! More 

North Aurora, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was a pleasant surprise. You need to order at the counter, then they give you a table. Not a place for those who like to be served but if this doesn't bother you, the food is well worth ordering at the counter. We went with friends we hadn't seen in a long time so afterwards we just sat and... More 

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

We're so glad you had the chance to visit us with friends! Thank you also for sharing about your experience. We hope to see you again! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A kid friendly place that all ages enjoy! The food is delicious and the service is great! Try it, you'll enjoy it!

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

Connie, it's great to hear from you! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others on TripAdvisor! We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Woodstock, Vermont
Top Contributor
285 reviews 285 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

While visiting family in San Antonio we decided to get an early dinner at Sea Island Shrimp House on Rector street. This was busy at 4pm and continued so all while we were there. You order at a counter just as you enter and the menu is very large. A family member had shown us a copy of the menu... More 

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

We are thrilled you had the opportunity to join us for dinner during your visit to San Antonio! We very much appreciate the time you took to write up a review for others on TripAdvisor. Our entire team works hard to deliver a great guest experience with outstanding service and quality seafood. We hope you'll join us the next time... More 

Kansas City, MO
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182 reviews 182 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Visited mid- August after seeing several locations around in SA . I was pleasantly surprised that it was so Good! I'd been missing out on some really good seafood with reasonably prices. The restaurants offer counter service, pass out pagers to notify you whe order is ready. I ordered the Seafood Gumbo - thick with vegetables, shrimp and seafood. Really... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience! We're so thrilled you enjoyed your visit! Our entire team takes pride in providing a fresh, quality product in an enjoyable family-friendly environment. We look forward to serving you again! More 

Azle, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Wow - fresh, delicious seafood! My son had steak skewers and they were wonderful - marinated to perfection and perfectly tender! Rochelle (hostess) was a delight. This place is counter service only (no waitresses) but the servers were so helpful and efficient. This location is fantastic and a fun place to visit

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

Patti, thank you for joining us and taking the time to share about your experience! We are lucky to have Rochelle on our team- she really embraces our goal of making everyone feel like family! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Texas
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105 reviews 105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My family has been eating at Sea Island longer than I care to admit. For the old SA residents, I will say that it was a regular stop after visiting Frost Bros. No longer living in SA, but visiting frequently, it is still a place we enjoy, as do friends we bring along. Our most recent visit was before the... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your experience! We love to hear from our loyal guests that know us from our early days! Can you believe we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2015! We are truly honored to be embraced by the community for so many years and we look forward to many... More 

Three Rivers, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed late lunch last Saturday at Sea Island Shrimp House on Rector. First time at this location, but enjoyed the same high quality seafood that we have has at two other locations in San Antonio. The restaurant was packed at 2pm, but it only took about 15 minutes for our food to be prepared. The stuffed shrimp, stuffed with crabmeat... More 

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

Karl, thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your experience! We pride ourselves in offering the freshest seafood at an incredible value. We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to your next visit to any of our six San Antonio locations! More 

Frisco, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Really wanted to have a fresh sea food lunch with quality and something more unique to San Antonio rather than a large chain. Sea food island seafood is always fresh. The restaurant has been in business since 1965 and the seafood is prepared from scratch daily. The first sign that it was going to be good was the large crowd,... More 

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

It's so great to hear from you! Thank you for taking the time to share your review with others on TripAdvisor! We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I eat here regularly and the food is very consistent. I love the Lemon Pepper Fish, though I think it may be fried, rather than grilled as it advertises. I like the steamed spinach because it is not covered in cream or other unnecessary fattening things. The green beans and rice are also good.

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

It's great to hear from you! Thank you for your observation regarding our Lemon Pepper Fish! You're correct, our Lemon Pepper Fish is not grilled, however it is also not fired. We prepare our Lemon Pepper Fish by hand-breading and broiling the fish filet. It has been brought to our attention that listing it as "Grilled Shrimp & Lemon Pepper... 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 0 - 12
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse

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