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The Gaff

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323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Favorite Hangout of the Port A Locals - Gaff has fantastic atmosphere & pizza! Belt Sander races are a must see as well as music and other festivities. One of the most dog friendly bars around and golden retriever approved haha. Would defiantly visit again if ever back in Port A!

Thank Zac F
Yukon, OK
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

It's an old local beer joint. I'm talking way old. But, the beer is so cold it sticks to your hands. Speaking of hands, their pizza is, hands down, the best you can ever hope to eat. It takes awhile but the wait is worth it. You watch them make it and then cook in one of two little pizza... More 

Thank Alan W
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Read great reviews. Loaded up the family and headed over for pizza and beer. Good gawd.. I wouldn't sit down in this place . Grab a frozen pizza and stay home

Thank tigredy
Pasadena, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Don't let the appearance of this place fool you. This little local bar has the best pizza I have ever had bar none. While you may have to wait a while, (they can only make 4 pizzas at a time, sit back order a beer and relax. It is worth the wait ...Seriously the pizza is that good. And the... More 

Thank donnawlucy
Midland, TX
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

This is defiantly the Local place. We walked in and felt like strangers in a new 1 horse town. Turned around and left. Not saying this is a bad place, but only about 3 people in there when I went so I have no opinion other than the Belt Sander drag strip in the back.

Thank metrotxex
Waxahachie, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for an early lunch. We looked into them ahead of time to verify they were dog friendly which they are. Huge plus for us so we had 2 in tow. Pizza was really good and the bartender was fantastic. Especially when it came to accommodating the dogs. We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere here and look... More 

Thank duhill
Rockport, Texas
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

The Gaff is close to the beach, accessible by public transport, or the many rental golf carts! Be sure and go see the Crazy Belt Sander Races! Live music every weekend. Cool breezes, friendly folks! No snobs here! Come as you are!

Thank Katalina K
Port Aransas, Texas
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

We LOVE the Gaff! You can always get a nice cold beer here! My husband likes the Gaffer pizza. Live music and belt sander races are a few of the fun events happening at the gaff! We will always go back to visit the Gaff!

Thank portacurlygirl
Clayton, New York
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a locals bar. Fun, clean, fair priced. An eclectic bunch of patrons. Worth the visit for a couple of drinks..

Thank huffer24
Austin, Texas
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Was disappointed with the place next door so I returned for a pizza. It was some of the best I've had outside of my own kitchen. Very friendly place.

Thank Janice V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: 361-749-5970

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