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Gumbo Diner

3602 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8847
+1 409-769-4232
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“beignets” (165 reviews)
“seafood omelet” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Seafood, Diner, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
3602 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8847
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the waffle and bacon and it was very good. My husband got the gumbo and it really wasn't to his taste. Beware though, the small gumbo is a huge bowl and the large gumbo is really big. It comes with rice already in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank allysonm343
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks, Allyson, for dining with us. We're always happy to serve the rice on the side, just let your server know next time you stop in. We hope to see you and your husband again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family recently dined at the Gumbo Diner & the food was excellent as well as the service! Such a easy going place with amazing food! We had the seafood gumbo and split the Coastal Cuisine. Both were so delicious but I am craving the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank S7252ZEjackieb
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That is great to hear Jackie! We're glad you enjoyed your Coastal Cuisine and we hope that you will come by again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got the seafood gumbo and fried catfish etouffee. We were huge fans of the etouffee and would order every time. The gumbo was good, but not the best, however the shrimp was the best ever. Very fresh food, and finish with the beignets, they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Angela-AlejandroG
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad that you enjoyed your experience Angela. We hope you will come by again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a fine lunch here. Not the biggest or fanciest menu, but damn good food at moderate prices. I had an excellent shrimp po' boy and my wife had a fried catfish sandwich. Both were perfectly prepared, fresh, delicious, and wholesome. Lovely service, open...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MacJack23
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we're happy to hear that. We hope that you will come by again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the staff are kids from Ball High school. My daughter and I enjoyed the meal. We shared a chef's salad and chicken fried chicken. Great. We saw others ordering extra gumbo to take home... maybe we should have ordered that! 36th Street at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank John2Mary
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're happy to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed yourselves! We hope that you two will come by again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go hungry for the two generous sizes of gumbo. The regular portion will fill most people and the Big Daddy will easily fill two folks. The ingredients are the best with generous portions of chicken, sausage an seafood. Service good and be patient around lunch...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Larry T
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Larry, we're happy to hear it! We hope that you will come by again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t even take two seconds on the menu. Ordered chicken & waffles with Yvonne. She was super pleasant. The chicken & waffles were amazing...chicken was golden brown which told me the shortening was fresh. The chicken was fresh outta the fryer, lightly breaded and delicious....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TimC860
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's great to hear Tim! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. Don’t tell anybody. Nothing fancy very casual the way we like it. Had the fish taco which were good. They shred the fish not sure if I liked that? Wanna see my fish. Husband had little daddy fish gumbo...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JEBtravel2018
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad to hear that you and your Husband enjoyed it! We hope that you two will come by again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plain and Simple, The Gumbo Diner is the place to go for Excellent Service and amazing food. The Oysters were fresh, Delicious and prepared properly. Went back the following morning and the Chicken and Sausage Gumbo along with the Chicken and Waffles were simply amazing....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trip163943
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're happy to hear that, thank you! We hope that you will come by again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy way to start a chilly morning on Galveston Island -fluffy beignets, hot coffee & crispy bacon!! Great breakfast spot with a great view.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank melissagwanders
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Melissa! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed it, and we hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3602 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8847
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-769-4232
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