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Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant

3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
+1 409-763-2805
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (161 reviews)
“crab balls” (133 reviews)
“catfish” (133 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I absolutely love this place. Have been coming here since around 1985. Went again last weekend with my daughter. Service is always top notch, food is always 100%. Pricing is very reasonable. Don't waste your time doing the national chain restaurants. They are good, but...More

Thank modboxmom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hushpuppies tasted like they were days old and reheated, same with the fries. Crab balls were ok. Coconut shrimp was good. The "side" of coleslaw was tiny, more like a sample. Not at all worth the $15 price for the meal. Very dissapointed.

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at Shrimp N Stuff for years, but it has been a while since my last visit (over 5 years anyway). Fried shrimp quality seems to have slipped it tasted just like the frozen stuff you get at bulk stores and cook at home...More

Thank returnguest08
Reviewed 5 days ago

We just ate there today and the food was amazing, the staff very friendly and it’s very reasonably priced. We had the shrimp stack salad to share and I could have eaten it again, it was so good, loaded with shrimps and a really good...More

Thank Sun-SeekerCalgary
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on a Saturday evening with a large group. Fairly busy place, but line moved pretty fast. We ordered the fried shrimp dinner, and the catfish dinner. They give you a buzzer to let you know when to go back to the counter...More

Thank Bdbanshee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local and Shrimp N Stuff advertises that it is "where the locals eat". However: I avoid the place because it it usually full of tourists! Today, the tourists were gone and I took a family member from Austin for lunch. Wow! I...More

1  Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes it’s nice just to have casual walk-up counter service. Had a dozen fried shrimp, hush puppies, two sides, and a beer for about $21. Would go back again soon.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked at the reviews and decided to go to this place over Gaido's. A big mistake! Pretty crowded and eclectic atmosphere. We decided on the seafood platter and a bowl of gumbo. Got our food, a bit crowded, but everything went off well. Tried the...More

Thank dmascheck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is pricey for fried fish you can find anywhere else, like the Golden Corral and it’s cheaper there.

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, there are 2 of these but they are very different. You want the one downtown. Wonderful fresh seafood and salads. Bloody Mary was great too. If you don’t like them salty say so ahead of time. We had the same great waitress, Katie Jo,...More

Thank MikenLynn999
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Ashley B
January 18, 2018|
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Response from Ron C | Reviewed this property |
There is a rear entrance that would allow for wheelchair access.
Janet S
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Donnita F | Reviewed this property |
I believe they use soy but I would advise you to call ahead to confirm.
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Katrina P | Reviewed this property |
This is an "order at the counter" establishment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-2805
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Shrimp 'N Stuff Restaurant opened in 1976 and quickly became known as "the place where the locals love to eat." In these past 38 years we have had many guests visiting our fine city from across the U.S. who tell us they wished they had found Shrimp 'N Stuff the first day they arrived and assured us they will be back several times before they leave Galveston.
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