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Sea Island Shrimp House

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322 W Rector St, San Antonio, TX 78216-5718
+1 210-342-7771
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10:45 am - 8:30 pm
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Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
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Boerne, Texas
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here tonight with friends. I had the Stuffed Shrimp and were they good!! Very yummy! I'll definitely be back for more!!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered the restaurant expecting to be seated by a hostess. Since nobody came to our aid I walked to a waiter and asked to be seated. He said there was no service you stood in line, ordered food and chose any seat. As soon an food was ready we would be ringed with a ringing device that they gave... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try! Sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. Please join us again soon to give us another try. More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having lunch at the Sea Island on IH 10 and being told they had great hamburgers. I went to the Sea Island on Rector. I arrived around 7:30, driving around the parking lot two times, finally found a parking place. People were standing all around waiting to get a table. I was ordering take out, so thought it would... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try! We sincerely apologize about the long wait and hope to see you again soon! More 

Topeka
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My other food Mecca in San Antonio (the other being Chris Madrid's). This is a local phenomenon, you won't find many San Antonio natives that don't swear by this place. Everything is good. I make a complete pig of myself, usually, devouring 2 or even 3 entire entrées. This is nothing fancy, but it's everything I need.

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Bulverde, Texas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Today, 7-19-16, on our way home from South Padre Island, we stopped at Sea Island on Rector St. for lunch. It was about 2 pm and they still had a good crowd. We had Lunch B which has a large fish fillet and 6 shrimps plus 2 sides, what a meal! My wife and I enjoyed it as always and... More 

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Meghan V, Marketing at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us! Come back and see us soon! More 

Texas
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Have been here for dinner and lunch. For dinner we ordered the oysters on the half shell and the ceviche. Very fresh. The colossal shrimp and oysters were wonderful. For lunch we had the lunch special of fried shrimp and fish. I wasn't as pleased with the fish. It was a bit dry for my liking. I am planning to... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We came here after my cousin's army retirement ceremony at his suggestion. We were unsure at first but then amazed at first taste! The fish lunch special was great. I got an extra piece of fish thinking I would need it because I was sharing with my 2 yr old but he would not eat. Along with sides I could... More 

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KERRVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We eat here often when we are in the city. It's always fresh tasting and never a long wait for your food. There's a decent menu and grilled seafood if you don't want battered/fried. You place your order, take a "buzzer" and wait till it sounds. Then you retrieve your meal. No fancy stuff here.

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We appreciate your longtime loyalty and hope to serve you again soon! More 

Tempe, Arizona
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Not so great for those on a diet, but delicious food. I tried a shrimp platter that came with grilled shrimp (had to have something healthy!), fried shrimp and coconut shrimp. They included a yummy sauce for the coconut shrimp. The tarter sauce was okay, I like it with sweet relish, it was dill. The fries and coleslaw were okay.... More 

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Meghan V, Marketin at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review

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Bulverde, Texas
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My wife enjoys the rainbow trout, == Broiled ===, hard to beat and great taste. Their cold green bean salad is great. Good staff and management walks around to make sure everything is ok. I order fried fish ( a tradition ), Good decent prices. Not a rip-off.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 W Rector St, San Antonio, TX 78216-5718
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Loop
  • Neighborhood: Uptown Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 210-342-7771
Description
Sea Island Shrimp House specializes in wild-caught Texas Gulf shrimp. Guest favorites include Lemon Pepper Fish and Shrimp, Charbroiled Shrimp, Shrimp Salad, Stuffed Shrimp, Shrimp Linguine, and more. We also serve Grilled Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Gulf Oysters on the Half Shell, Catfish, and Flounder, when available. Not a seafood fan? Enjoy our juicy Steaks, Burgers, Beef Kabobs and Grilled Chicken. Soups, salads and a variety of appetizers, including Shrimp Cocktail, Mexican Shrimp Cocktail, Calamari, Ceviche and more keep our guests coming back time after time!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?