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Bayside Seafood Restaurant

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2055 State Highway 35 N, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-5204
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Vanderbilt, Texas
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good and a nice waitstaff, but the restaurant desperately needs some cleaning up and upgrades .

Thank bsmith6660
Victoria, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fresh oysters were really good. We enjoyed them the most out of everything we ordered. We both ordered the grilled shrimp hoping it was fresh caught locally. The shrimp was okay. The dish came with hush puppies. we took one bite of and left the rest behind. Coleslaw was good. We were really hoping for a bucket of fresh... More 

Thank Jen L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Sorta reminds us of a Chinese food restaurant. But good would recommend to anyone. Had the red snapper and the jumbo shrimp.

Thank Dustin H
Fairfield, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Tried to get my flounder or snapper fried,the manager came over and told me they don't fry flounder or snapper,grilled only and if I want fried fish it would have to be catfish, WTH???? Seafood place almost on the bay and salt water fish in stock but the only fish they will fry is catfish??? I have been to many... More 

Thank jrb642016
Harlingen, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The fried shrimp is great, but the broiled fish is bland, not much flavor. It's not a fancy place, but food is decent

Thank 70jec
Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I know it requires a little modernization, but overlook this the food is good. The service is quick and polite. It wasn't that costly. The portions are good. At least it's open on a Sunday evening. Choice is rather limited in Port Lavaca on Sunday.

Thank FangLam
Pflugerville, Texas
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Wonderful, fresh seafood. Large servings and very reasonable. Can tend to be busy at peak times. Love the large fried shrimp!

Thank Linda K
Austin, Texas
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My brother and I had dinner here on a recent fishing trip. He wanted to eat here because they sometimes have whole fried flounder. But no luck this night-they rely on fish fish caught locally. His snapper was very good and my shrimp and oysters were good enough. Our waiter was the best helpful, always checking but never in a... More 

Thank Jim R
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The food is sub par and does not taste fresh. Fried Oysters came out cold and when asked for fresh all they did was drop them back in the fryer and made them greasy. The Shrimp cocktail tasted rubbery from the shrimp being way overcooked.

Thank Phillip K
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

When we got there - it was only two other tables taken - we got a window seat - My wife ordered the Shrimp with fries - She love them, said cooked perfect and very fresh. I had the grilled snapper with rice - cook just right - would stop there again

Thank edcmoverman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 State Highway 35 N, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-5204
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: 361-552-7177

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