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Benno's on the Beach

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1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
+1 409-762-4621
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an OK place to stop in for lunch. The staff and service was very good. The red beans and rice lacked a little flavor but were still pretty good. The boudin had tons of flavor and was probably some of the better I have had in the past. The overall appearance of the place was clean and well... More 

Thank mojo669
Galveston Island, Texas
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place if you are craving spicy seafood. Good but I wasn't thrilled. The service left something to be desired.

Thank Tom N
Dodge City, Kansas
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great view of the Seawall from the back patio. In addition to some regular menu items, we ordered a seafood sampler so we could all get a taste of the variety of Benno's offerings, and it was all good.

Thank ExplorerGirl71
Katy, Texas
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157 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a late lunch here and it was great. The Cajun seafood platter had so much food, my daughter and I split it. It had fish, shrimp, oysters, and Cajun potatoes and bread. She said the oysters were the best and we both enjoyed everything else too. Had a side order of hushpuppies that were good too. Nice place, patio... More 

Thank Louisa V
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the gulf, open patio dining 50 Yrd's from the water. Came here two nights back to back and tomorrow will prob be my third. Cajun at its best, soft shells to die for, bread pudding and key lime pie that are spot on, cold beer, great view and reasonable pricing. Wish they had cots in the back, I'd... More 

Thank James M
Houston, Texas
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64 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was wonderful and delicious. I ordered grilled tilapia, came with delicious potatoes and coleslaw! I will go back!!

Thank maddiekorra
Blue Springs, Missouri
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, and great folks. The wife had the crabs, corn on the cob, cajun potato's and I had the red bean and rice. They gave a great portion for the price, and we were still not able to eat it all. I will say watch your food if you sit outside. The birds will get it quick if you... More 

Thank Reggie W
Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great Cajun seafood; but the kitchens seems always in the weeds. Last order was jambalaya and it took 45 minutes to deliver (something that just needed to be put in a bowl).

Thank steven c
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

The lunch offered plenty of food. The food was "okay" (no bells and whistles). The restaurant had a great location to the beach! The serving size of food was good and I had to take some to go. I did not like the flavoring or seasoning of the fish it tasted kinda bland IMO. It was a cool spot not... More 

Thank Ramonica C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Super busy night, good food, took a while, but, $3 beers helps with that! We had Fried Seafood Platter, great hushpuppies and crab cakes, Cajun Seafood Platter was wonderful

Thank Jeff P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-4621
Looking for fresh local seafood and a casual beachfront atmosphere? Benno's on the Beach has both! Our menu offers a variety of Cajun grilled, golden fried, and hot boiled entrees. Dine in or take out today.

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