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3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
+1 409-761-5500
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (538 reviews)
“pecan pie” (152 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
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Reviewed today via mobile

My husband and I drove over from Houston to drop off friends taking a cruise and decided to go to Gaidos for lunch. We had the oysters and tile fish along with wine and pecan pie for dessert. The food was excellent but the service...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 4 days ago

After business trip to Houston so did a little side trip to Galveston after the Space Center tour we took. Told one of the guides there we were headed to Galveston for dinner and he highly recommended Gaido's so we went there. At 5pm on...More

Thank Sequim88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been consistently eating at Gaidos for over 30 years. We live in Houston and always eat here when we drive down to Galveston. The food was wonderful. The oysters are excellent. Sally was a great help choosing our meals and keeping us happy....More

1  Thank lssaggie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been going to Gaido’s for Years and years. Lots of good memories here. The food is good And there is quite a variety of selections. Probably the most fun is the restaurant history and our history there.

Thank ajpinn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy this restaurant every time we come to Galveston. Waiters are very professional, attentive, but not hovering. Best oysters on the half shell in town. Highly recommend the soft shell crabs and scallops. Bloody Marie’s are a great way to start and pecan pie...More

Thank SharonTravelerII
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and the service was great. I would drive from Laredo, Tx. to Galveston just to eat at this restaurant. I recommend this establishment to anyone.

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Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always visit this place for lunch each time we travel to Galveston. The food is always fresh and good! The staff is friendly as well. Their homemade bread-loaf that came with the shrimp scampi was off the charts awesome and a must try!

Thank yendistonio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shrimp, flounder, and crab meat were on our table we had chocolate cake for birthday dinner for my mother. This restaurant has been in the same family for 103 years, food has been their business and they have some of the same recipes as great...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

had the flounder special it was great. 1 kid had steak loved it. other kids had fish kids meal loved it and mac and cheese loved it. drinks were excellent as well as the desserts. the bisque was amazing. simple but very tasty. the service...More

Thank junkman81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking forward to some fresh seafood and ordered the Snapper ($35, including a few spears of asparagus). The snapper comes Parmesan encrusted with an option for blackened, and I made the mistake of having the Parmesan encrusted. It was so salty that there...More

Thank ParkLover_10
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Smart casual
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Response from kevin5831 | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry just saw this. we walked right in on a saturday
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Response from Anita767 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a children's coloring menu with things like chicken, grilled cheese, and Fettuccine Alfredo and other child appropriate food. Their seafood is amazing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
    (39th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-761-5500
  • E-mail
The toast of the Texas coast. How can frozen fish be called fresh? The answer for anyone with snap is simple: it can’t. That’s why Gaido’s is the classic choice for fresh Gulf seafood. Patrons know Gaido’s is real, when others are clearly not. From red snapper and blue crab to white tablecloths crumbed with panache, there’s no denying Gaido’s is one-of-a-kind in a world of imitation. Now, after four generations of filleting, frying, grilling and baking, Gaido’s has grown into the picture perfect place of traditions– birthdays, anniversaries, retirements, reunions. As the largest fresh fish house on the coast, Gaido’s can serve up to 2,500 happy diners a day. -– for over 100 years – is truly the coastal classic.
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