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“Always a winner.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sea Island Shrimp House

Sea Island Shrimp House
Ranked #160 of 4,589 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Uptown Loop
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!
Dallas
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88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Always a winner.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

Their charbroiled shrimp is worth waiting for. Their hush puppies, fries, green beans or rice are all delicious. This place is an old standby that the locals know and love. It is often that you will be waiting outside for a table. And people don't care because they know it's worth it.

Also, worth noting...shrimp salad is awesome...stuffed shrimp outstanding, seafood platter always a hit, and anything chargrilled is delicious. When I come visit, this is always the place I request to go to. They also take to go orders.

Visited March 2013
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Thank flyin4fun
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Meghan V, Manager at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review, April 1, 2013
Thank you for sharing your favorite foods! We are glad you visit us when you’re in town. Thanks for your loyalty!
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Rusk, Texas
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132 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Wasn't Impressed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Went here on a recommendation from friends. It was a step above Long John Silvers and thats it. I was expecting some wonderful seafood experience. What I got was fried shrimp that were greasy and had sat on the counter so long they were cold. I tried them again a month or so later just to give them a fair shake and the experience was better but nothing special. Others I was with liked it and they are always busy but for me they are just ok.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank CW7171
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Meghan V, Manager at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review, April 1, 2013
We value our customers and take your opinions very seriously. Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. We hope that you will give us another try!
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great seafood in San Antonio!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

I recently visited Sea Island Shrimp for dinner and was not dissapointed. I has relatively low expectations for shrimp in Texas, but I was definitely wrong. I had the Shrimp Feast plate with 20 shrimp, green beans, coleslaw, and hush puppies. There was a variety of shrimp from coconut, Charbroiled, grilled, and fried on the plate and each was delicious. The green beans were some of the best I've had.

The place has a family friendly atmosphere and has good prices for the quantity and quality of food. Sea Island Shrimp gets an A in my book.

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Thank AndrewUA
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Meghan V, Manager at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Andrew, thank you for visiting our restaurant! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and sincerely appreciate you taking the time to recommend our restaurant. We hope that you will join us for a night out again soon!
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Yancey, TX
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12 reviews
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“Our fav fish n shrimp place in SA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Always dependable...Sea Island is faithful to provide the same good food and service at all the SA locations. We love the #14....fish fillets with large shrimp. We also like the numerous choice of sides instead of the traditional cole slaw and french fries.

Visited January 2013
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Thank jjinyancey
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Meghan V, Manager at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Dear jjinyancey,
We are so happy to hear from you! The #14 has always been a crowd pleaser. We strive to set ourselves apart from other restaurants by providing our valued customers with exactly what they want. We are pleased that you enjoy the food so much! Thanks for your input!
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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best fish in town!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

my family and I enjoy going to sea Island at least once a month,the food is outstanding and the the service is outstanding as well ! haven't had a bad experience EVER...location is @ 410 and Ingram...

Visited December 2012
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Thank poolsharke
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Meghan V, Manager at Sea Island Shrimp House, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Dear poolsharke,
It is important to us to please all of our regular customers. We are glad to hear you always have such a good experience. It’s always excellent to have any feedback. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! Thank you for your business!
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