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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 - 9:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Twice in 2 days. Yup. Had to go back for the muffeletta sandwich. Had fried shrimp and oyster p.o. boys and boiled crawfish the first night. Perfect! You order at the counter and they bring the food. Nothing fancy, but the wait is long (hence the 4 stars).

Thank ShariS3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrate our anniversary every year in the place where we eloped, Galveston!! Benno's is a staple in Galveston. If you like seafood and especially if you like Cajun seafood you'll be delighted with their offering. We've never had anything that wasn't outstanding!

Thank Kristi R
Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I eat here when I want a Cajun style seafood sandwich. The menu has plenty to offer and its all really good. If your in Galveston and want a Cajun style meal this is your place.

Thank RONNYC1966
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good. Had boiled crawfish for an appetizer and grilled catfish for my meal. Both were excellent. From others that were eating also the fried oysters were wonderful.

Thank jwla
Abilene, Kansas, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Benno's is an experience. The food is great, even if it's a little expensive. I've been here twice, now, while in Galveston. Love it!

Thank Judy L
Ventnor City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very tasty. The price is somewhat high, but the service is great. Be careful of our takeout order. I ordered a child's shrimp plate and was charged for an adult plate. I did not want the extra shrimp for my child.

Thank rip77550
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Cajun seafood here. The crab cakes are Hugh and very good. The blacken fish and shrimp was excellent. U peel em shrimps were nice size. Beer is ice cold and service was friendly. The kids enjoyed the kids menu. Great view also.

Thank JoshZ26
Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best shrimp we had in Galveston. Old school, heavily breaded, fresh shrimp. Soooo good! Hush puppies have jalapeños, and are pretty spicy. Fries were good. Gumbo was very good too! Will definately return!

Thank Susan W
Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had the catfish all you can eat deal on Friday's. The portion of food served was enormous. you will not leave hungry. We are from Iowa and are not used to Cajun spices. The fish was very good after separating the fish from the breading. I recommend this restraint to anyone visiting Galveston, Texas.

Thank Joseph R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you like picking at blue crabs - which I do - then Benno's is your go-to place in Galveston. Love sitting outside looking at the water and listening to it as we eat. Always makes for a wonderful island experience. The crabs are always good and such a treat for me.

Thank houstontravelingfool

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?