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3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848 (39th Street)
+1 409-761-5500
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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L'Anse, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great oysters, bread ,bisque, crab cake and key lime cheesecake, the service was top notch, thank you Vince!

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Thank Kuungee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your looking for a top tier restaurant look no further. Service exquisite, you know when they pull out the little brush to clean up the bread crumbs it's official big league. We got fish with crab which melted drown are mouth . The pecan pie very tasty too. Good wine selections. Price is what you expect for outstanding restaurants... More 

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Waxahachie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Consistently the freshest seafood on the island. We split many different items and they were all wonderful. Service was outstanding. Thanks to Valeria for a wonderful dining experience. Customer service is at the top of their list.

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Thank Eliztull
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was lucky and grew up with beautiful white table cloth dinners once a month at the Greenbrier in WV. This was the closest I've ever been to that kind of old school service. It was like a fantastic dream, yummy food and lemon finger water after. Total gem.

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Thank Leslie H
Perkins, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Best seafood on the island! It's pricey but worth it. My gulf shrimp was $20 and my cheesecake was $8. Will definitely be back next time!

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Thank Mamabun
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the height of Spring Break in Galveston, Gaidos offers a serene relaxing atmosphere a to unwind, enjoy the Gulf views, and have incredible Seafood or Steaks! The service is unparalleled as Gaidos takes very good care of their employees. Many have worked here for 20, 30, even 40 years. Gaidos Anniversary means you get to experience the Best of... More 

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Thank Summertill
Fairfield, TX
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, service and atmosphere are wonderful in every way!!! I love fresh seafood and this is the best in galveston!!! Thanks to the Gaido family for starting this wonderful tradition!

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Thank Leslie F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food had absolutely no flavor. No matter how much table salt and pepper we put on the food it never got better.

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Schulenburg, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited to go and eat here, but then found myself incredibly disappointed. The food was not worth the Price.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything here is top notch. The service was impeccable, Armando was fantastic. The reviews of the food are spot on. It was the best seafood I have had outside of Hawaii. We will be back before we leave this week!

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Thank baronbradley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$45
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
    (39th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-761-5500
Description
The toast of the Texas coast. How can frozen fish be called fresh? The answer for anyone with snap is simple: it can't. That's why Gaido's is the classic choice for fresh Gulf seafood. Patrons know Gaido's is real, when others are clearly not. From red snapper and blue crab to white tablecloths crumbed with panache, there's no denying Gaido's is one-of-a-kind in a world of imitation. Now, after four generations of filleting, frying, grilling and baking, Gaido's has grown into the picture perfect place of traditions- birthdays, anniversaries, retirements, reunions. As the largest fresh fish house on the coast, Gaido's can serve up to 2,500 happy diners a day. -- for over 100 years - is truly the coastal classic.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?