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Benno's on the Beach

1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
+1 409-762-4621
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cajun seafood” (28 reviews)
“hush puppies” (53 reviews)
“oysters” (66 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
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Reviewed today via mobile

This restaurant has the best & freshest seafood on the island ! Don’t let the old building scare you away and there is a bit of wait time cuz they cook it as you order . Well worth the wait ! We have tried every...More

Thank Tammylee K
Reviewed yesterday

sure, the food is all deep fried. and sure, the people that eat there can be "off-putting" but i simply LOVE Benno's!!! there food always tastes fresh - although it's fried. they are honest, up front and as quick as they can be with made...More

Thank macbigdog1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a wonderful lunch at Bennos. The soft shell crab is delicious - we both had the same thing, she had fried, I had grilled. Hard to tell which was better, we both loved both of them! Its not a fancy place by any stretch...More

Thank 330cic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of seafood of various varieties and boiled crawfish too. For those on a diet to avoid fried foods, however, selection limited. I got the boiled crabs and there were half a dozen, more than I could eat, and they were terrific. However, Benno’s...More

Thank Nytex1130
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Benno's is what I am proud to call my "home away from home" - when you want delicious Cajun Seafood and you're too tired or too lazy to cook it, Benno's is the perfect solution. As an Islander, I can be as picky as i...More

Thank TedHanley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very casual. Was recommended to us from folks back home. Went here our first day and great staff. Patio was closed but went back a few days later and sat on the big patio overlooking the beach. Had the fish filet and shrimp platter once...More

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome location with ocean view! Service is great too! The fried shrimp & oysters were awesome but pricey! The crawfish were small and WAY overpriced!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was walking the seawall road with my wife when we wanted to stop for some lunch. Benno’s was right in view and perfectly timed to our walk. We walked in and it was very spacious with plenty of tables inside and at the outdoor seating...More

Thank dumplings_n_grits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always get the same thing here. The whole grilled flounder. It takes some time to make, 20 min but oh, so worth it! We got there late at 9:30 pm on a Saturday night. The place was packed but we got served quickly. We...More

Thank Skippy12414
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is one step up from a fast-food place. The food is just above average, portions are good sized.

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Eliza L
3 February 2018|
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Response from RDQEN | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the restaurant directly. I also think their menu was online. They may have crawfish specials
damien c
31 January 2017|
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Michael M
3 August 2016|
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Response from BeachbumAggie | Reviewed this property |
they have grilled and boiled seafood, they have boiled n grilled potatoes as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
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: 1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-4621
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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.
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