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Fish Tales

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2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
+1 409-762-8545
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I went to Fish Tail's after a long and stressful drive. We wanted seafood and a couple of drinks. We were able to sit on the patio overlooking the Pleasure Pier which was very nice, but the traffic noise got loud at time. Tthe staff was great and the beer was cold. The food was good but... More 

Thank KimaSmith
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is large with lots of seating, very clean with very friendly staff. The crab cake sandwich is very tasty and I really enjoyed the seafood gumbo. When we visited in October the weather was magnificent and we thoroughly enjoyed the view of the gulf from the balcony. I take points off because the waiter pressed a little too... More 

Thank Algie M
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was looking forward to some great seafood being in Galveston but didn't hugely enjoy my meal here. Waiter was great, but our starter of calamari lacked seasoning and I didn't like the sauce it was served with ( an aioli would have been far nicer). I picked blackened shrimp for main, they were pretty small and a bit powdery still... More 

Thank Vroomyzoom
Beeville, Texas
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch with my sister-in-law on a Tuesday so there was no crowd. I would imagine the place gets packed on weekends and holidays due to the location on the Seawall! We enjoyed a shrimp salad croissant and fries which were good. Our server was very attentive and food good for the price.

Thank Carol W
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very expensive. Average food and slow service. Looks like they get by on the impressive building and it's location.

Thank Garry H
Plano, Texas
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the bar upstairs and the bar food was great! Really good bar food for reasonable prices. You can't see the ocean really well, but still a great place. Exceptional staff.

Thank Anita W
Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there October 8th. There was a long wait to get in. We expected the wait. There was great seating at the bar and an awesome view of the ocean on the porch. The atmosphere was a fun place. There were three hostess that obviously were very unhappy with their jobs. One of the hostess had a tag as... More 

Thank 858texan
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for a food tour and we got Rare Tuna and it was smoked to perfection it had a great taste. The place is good it is right next to Pleasure Pier.

Thank Young_and_Hungry_12
Kemah, Texas
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter was Dustin and he was great! The wait was minimal on a Saturday night , which was a nice surprise. We had the shrimp and crab Cobb salad. I recommend the Thai vinaigrette dressing for the salad, very unique but delicious ! The shrimp kisses were also delicious and will definitely come back.

Thank Maya T
San Antonio, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meal was good, service pretty slow but too expensive for what you get. Definitely made me feel like a tourist!

Thank Jason C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-8545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?