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2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
+1 409-762-8545
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bossier City, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Server got the order wrong twice. I ordered Tilapia and the first time he brought me Salmon. While he took that back to the kitchen, my wife received her fried oysters. The were cut into small pieces and very chewy. The manager came by the table and ask how our meal was. I told her I was still waiting on... More 

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Athens, Tennessee
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This resturant is great. We sat outside on the rooftop deck. The view is amazing and the atmosphere is very beachy. The raw oysters were really fresh and the drinks were cold. Service is very good.

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Thank Jamie L
Galveston, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is excellent. The food is okay, but overpriced! This place is always busy and often there is a wait - but it's just because of the location.

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Thank Richard C
Longview, Texas
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We finished up our work as far as we could go today and then ran to Academy and grabbed a fishing license and a pole and went to Bolivar Peninsula for some fishing. After catching nothing it was great to sit out beside the gulf and enjoy a pleasant meal of snow crab topped off with a Carmel sundae.

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Thank Kerry S
El Dorado Hills
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful lunch upstairs overlooking the pier and the ocean. The service was great - very friendly. The food was amazing. My fish tacos were the best I've ever had (and I try them everywhere) and my husband loved the blackened catfish. You can't go wrong here!

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Thank bean_smith
Abilene, Kansas, USA
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a late lunch here. The atmosphere was fun. We split a meal and had a drink while watching the gulf across the street. Nice place.

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Thank Judy L
Frisco, TX
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really busy this time we visited so we didn't get a nice view table up top. We were kind of stuck in a corner, however the service and food was really good. We had kids with us and the waiter was really patient and helpful. It is hard to beat the location and (usually) good views at this... More 

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Thank Brad B
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of 11 (5 yrs, teenagers, 40ish, and me- grandma) just got off a 4 hr party fishing boat with no fish to bring home & cook. Really needed a good drink and some good seafood but hadn't planned to pay for 11 people at a good restaurant but I was determine to get that drink & seafood! There were... More 

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Denton, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar upstairs and dinner was excellent . Try the bacon wrapped shrimp ... Excellent .. This bar has one of the best views of the beach and it also very spacious

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Thank Marcamrit
Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at fish tales on aug 16th for dinner. It was a rainy day so we sat upstairs . Our server was excellent and recommended the bacon wrapped shrimp which was a big winner. I ate the shrimp and crab cobb salad and i highly recommend it. was absolutely delicious!!! Good wine list too. Service was great. Will definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?