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“We Came Back” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant

Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant
39th Blvd & O Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
409-763-2805
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Ranked #28 of 241 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Jacksonville, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“We Came Back”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Three years ago in 2010, we had a wonderful supper here. Today, for a late lunch, we came for good food at a reasonable price. It is not romantic and you won't find white table cloths but you will find fried fish, fried shrimp, chicken tenders and even boudin balls (among other items) cooked to perfection. They had lunch specials with many choices and when the food arrived, there was so much we were unable to eat all of it and had to ask for take-out boxes. As we were getting ready to leave, my teenage son said, "Yeah, we're coming back here again before we leave Galveston."

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Antonio, Texas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Down home casual”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The food is modestly priced and quite tasty. It's an old neighborhood place tucked away from Galveston's touristy stuff, a sure sign that locals support it. You order at the counter and get a number. Nothing fancy, but a good place for a good deal.

Visited April 2013
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Galveston Island, Texas
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62 restaurant reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Fresh Fried Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

If you like fried seafood...you will LOVE this. Our group had the fried catfish, gumbo, fried shrimp and oysters and the shrimp poboy and shrimp salad sandwiches. We all tried them all and there wasn't a disappointed tastebud in the house. We sat outside in a seating area between the two restaurant buildings, sipping fantastic sweet tea and gorging on some of the best fried seafood you will ever have. Obviously a locals hangout in a small quiet neighborhood. Very crowded. Dont try to get in at lunch or dinner. Go on the off-times and you will get a good seat. This place is busy and rightfully so! But the service is fast and friendly. The prices are very low and you get alot of food! You will NOT leave hungry or not satisfied.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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TX
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“No Frills GOOD!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

This place is laid-back, no frills, and SO GOOD. I generally am not a fried seafood person, but their shrimp were just great. My son had the tilapia, which was also good, and my husband enjoyed the combo that had shrimp, crab balls, and oysters. Good cole slaw, tarter sauce, and loads of fries I didn't even touch because everything else filled me up. I am a sucker for hush puppies and theirs had just enough kick.
We were there pretty early and it was crowded but not packed. Service was friendly and it was clean. It is worth a visit, check it out! Yum!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I don't normally like fried food but seafood was fresh, hand breaded and plenty of it. The boiled shrimp was prepared properly and staff was very nice.

Visited June 2013
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