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Benno's on the Beach

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1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-4621
11:00 am - 9:00 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A tradition for us and it never disappoints. The kids now beg for it too. I get the Cajun shrimp (if you like spice), kids get fried shrimp or fish. It's very casual, order at the counter. The bread pudding is also a big hit for my family.

Thank Angie M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a nice setting, right on the sea wall and the view is great. However, the food was....... not good. We ordered the seafood platter which has a variety of foods including hush puppies, fried shrimp, fried fish, etc. we also had the jambalaya and fried oysters. Everything tasted over cooked and had no flavor. We also tried... More 

Thank Sue W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Cajun seafood platter, grilled soft shell crab, fettuccine with shrimp. Everything was delicious. We are so stuffed, but happy.

Thank Leela F
Denison, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and plentiful portions! Recommended by family and it met up to the expectation. My family and I will go back.

Thank Randall C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second time visiting Benno's and again, I was not disappointed. The food was fresh, the ambiance was laid back and relaxing, especially eating and watching the ocean. This time I ordered the fried seafood platter which consisted of french fries, crab balls, oysters, shrimp, fish and hush puppies. Plenty for food that was reasonably priced. Will be... More 

Thank denpattt
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a quick snack. Had read reviews and thought we should give it a try. Ordered a fried crawfish platter to split between two people, and it was delicious and more than enough. If you are a Bud Light or Shiner Bock drinker you would have been in the right place. Nuff said.

Thank jmac1013
Porter, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not kidding! Don't go if you're not really hungry! There were 3 of us. We got a shrimp po boy (tons of shrimp), fried fish and shrimp (my husband said it was awesome!) , And the Cajun crab (I will be getting this again!). It's not health food but it is delicious! I'm headed to the gym now!

1 Thank Dawn C
Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. The portions were HUGE, the staff super friendly and always making sure we had refills. I ordered the stuffed shrimp, never expecting to get what I would call "corn-shrimp-on-a-stick" (Think corn dogs, but instead of a hot dog, you find a large shrimp covered in some delish stuffing!) The plate came with a huge mound of fries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat something local & not a franchise restaurant. Everything is fried unfortunately & not much of a kids menu. The only other issue was service. We had to get up to refill drinks even though employees were walking by our table. The reason I gave it a 5 was because my husband & I really enjoyed the... More 

Thank Lacey G
Durant, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The special was 3 pounds of crawfish...couldn't get anyone to share but the serving was huge and looked wonderful. Most of the menu offered fried foods, most seemed overcooked.

Thank Theresa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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
  • 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?