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“Stay away”

Benno's on the Beach
Ranked #33 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating
Description: 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.
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Food was only okay. Horrible red wine served in a chilled beer mug was atrocious but the worst was the service. The counter lady was by far the RUDEST person I have ever had the misfortune of being "served" by. I've had better food and far better service at MacDonalds! Don't waste your time or money on this filthy dump! FYI It's pretty gross having pigeons poop on the table beside you while eating and that's the outdoor dining experience at Bennos!

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

Bennos was okay at best. We would, more than likely, not return. It was within walking distance from our hotel so we decided to give it a try for dinner. We ordered the boiled shrimp dinner along with the 10 ball dinner. The shrimp was great but the coleslaw and corn sides were only adequate. The coleslaw was room temperature so neither wanted to brave the possibilities of eating it. Very limited selection of beers. Just an average place that was a little too pricey for quality.

Thank redzin0613
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Got the Canjun grilled soft shelled crab, cajun grilled shrimp and fried shrimp platters and the stuffed whole flounder special. Everything was great as usual. Great cole slaw, hush puppies, and garlic bread. Key lime pie was fresh made, but too sweet. We don't go there for ambiance, but to get our grub on. The kitchen was faster than usual; we went on a Thursday. It was less busy than normal. Beach view and breeze were spectacular. New staff was also far more friendly and attentive than in the past.

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Thank stevil555
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

We have eaten at this restaurant before and we enjoyed it very much. The food was still good but the restaurant has gone into disrepair. The overall smell when we entered the location was stagnant and reeked of bleach, who would have thought of that combo!

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Thank Alisa C
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Benno's on the Beach in Galveston has really quick and good seafood. We had the Gumbo and crab cakes. Both lived up to our expectations. The crab cakes were southern style and gumbo was very good. The hush puppies were very good as well. We sat outside and watch the people walk along the beach and seawall. Will go back there on our next visit to the island.

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Thank heinzroy
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