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Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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$Market
Oysters On The Half Shell
Served w/ zesty cocktail sauce & lemon
$4.99
Fried Pickles
½ Dozen $6.49
Dozen $11.49
Iced Gulf Shrimp
Served w/ zesty cocktail sauce & lemon
$15.99
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Cocktail
Served w/ zesty cocktail sauce & lemon
½ Dozen $8.99
Dozen $13.99
BBQ Oysters
Served w/ blue cheese dressing & lemon
$Market
Char-Grilled Oysters
With garlic butter, Romano cheese & French bread for dipping.
SALADS‎
$6.99
Iceberg Wedge Salad
Choice of dressing blue cheese or buttermilk ranch. Topped w/ red onion, bacon & tomato
$6.99
Greek Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed w/ fresh vegetables, imported kalamata olives, tomatoes, peppers, oregano & feta cheese in our signature Greek dressing
$6.99
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce w/ shredded Parmesan cheese, garlic croutons, & our signature dressing
FROM THE KETTLES‎
$13.99
Clams
Steamed in white wine & herb butter broth, w/ crusty garlic bread for dipping
$13.99
Shrimp
Steamed in white wine & herb butter broth, w/ crusty garlic bread for dipping
$13.99
Mussels
Steamed in white wine, herb butter & marinara sauce, w/ crusty garlic bread for dipping - (spicy or mild)
$16.99
Cioppino
Italian‎ seafood stew w/ tomatoes, peppers, onions, mussels, clams, Crab, fish, shrimp, fine herbs & spices
$13.99
“Big Easy” Barbecued Shrimp
New Orleans style w/ toast points to sop up that famous sauce.
GUMBO BAR’S FAMOUS GUMBO‎
Made to order in our award winning steam kettles!
Served w/ steamed rice
Lil Daddy $9.99
Big Daddy $14.49
Seafood Gumbo
Shrimp, crab & oyster
Lil Daddy $8.99
Big Daddy $10.99
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Lil Daddy $9.99
Big Daddy $14.49
Prime Rib Gumbo
Lil Daddy $14.99
Big Daddy $18.99
Mumbo Gumbo
Shrimp, crab, oyster, chicken, sausage & prime rib
SOON TO BE FAMOUS PO-BOYS‎
All seafood po-boys come dressed w/ Tabasco infused mayo, zesty cocktail sauce, shredded cabbage & pickles.
Shorty $9.49
Full $11.49
Shrimp
Shorty $8.99
Full $10.99
Fish
Shorty $8.99
Full $10.99
Crawfish Tail
Shorty $9.99
Full $11.99
Oyster
Shorty $9.99
Full $11.99
Half & Half
Choice of 2 from above
Shorty $9.99
Full $11.99
BBQ Oyster
Shorty $10.99
Full $14.99
Fried Soft-Shell Crab
Shorty $8.49
Full $9.99
Chicken Breast (Grilled Or Fried)
Dressed w/ shredded lettuce, pickles & mayo
BURGERS‎
$7.99
Cheese $+0.90 each
Sautéed mushrooms & bacon $+0.90 each
Big Daddy Burger
Three 100% fresh lean American beef patties
$6.99
Cheese $+0.90 each
Sautéed mushrooms & bacon $+0.90 each
Gumbo Burger
Two 100% fresh lean American beef patties
$4.79
Cheese $+0.90 each
Sautéed mushrooms & bacon $+0.90 each
Junior Burger
100% fresh lean American beef patty
Toppings: All toppings free (excluding cheese, sautéed mushrooms & bacon $.90 each). Build your own or get it gumbo bar style ( lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mustard)
SIDE ORDERS‎
$1.99
Steamed Rice
$1.99
Fresh-cut potato Fries
$2.99
Fresh-cut Sweet Potato Fries
$2.29
Fresh-cut Cole Slaw
$2.49
Toasted Garlic Bread
$2.99
Southern Fried Okra
$2.49
Potato Salad
DESSERTS‎
$5.99
Red Velvet Cake “The Chocolate Cake of the South.”
$5.99
Mario’s Famous Italian Cream Cake
$5.99
Homemade Bread Pudding
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$10
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They use to be so good and then went down hill. I had not been back for probably 16 months. They have a new female manager (so disappointed her name escapes me). Anyway the fried shrimp was the best ever. Just so happy they are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ExWaitress1975
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're happy to hear that you're enjoying our dishes again! We work hard to make sure that our dishes are the best that they can be so we are always happy to hear feedback. We hope that you will come by again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG! So much seafood in my gumbo.... didn’t have to go hunting for it in the huge bowl. I didn’t even have the the BIG bowl! Delicious, rich flavor! My husband thoroughly enjoyed his fried shrimp platter - says the hush puppies were excellent!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 737dianneb
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad to hear it Dianne! We hope you and your husband will stop by again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered something called the gumbo bar garbage (!) which was incredible. I could eat this every day. It’s also in the Strand area so you are surrounded by old beautiful buildings

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cmacvegas
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad that you enjoyed it! We hope that you will come by again soon!

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

I love good gumbo. Therefore I loved this place. We ate here the day before leaving on a cruise and I will do so again some day! This was some of the best gumbo I ever had, and I've had a lot of gumbo. My...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bayrumguy
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

We're happy to hear that! We hope that you two will come by again soon!

Reviewed 27 December 2018

Definitely a place you have to try when visiting Galveston. Sit at the bar for the full Gumbo experience to watch the cooks at work. The Little Daddy Gumbo bowl is big and the Big Daddy Gumbo bowl is really big, no kidding. Gumbo and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bruce B
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed it Bruce!

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after seeing a billboard advertising gumbo. I ordered the seafood gumbo..it was delicious. We also ordered the gumbo with prime rib...and unfortunately that order wasn't as good as the seafood. The meat was gummy and bloody. :( Highly recommend the seafood gumbo...was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank elliettesmom
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

We're glad that you enjoyed the Gumbo, and we hope that you will try us again soon.

Reviewed 26 November 2018

What great, warm gumbo on a cold night! I had the seafood gumbo and it was loaded with seafood. Nicely seasoned. Hubby had the chicken and sausage gumbo. Don't get the Big Daddy bowl unless you're starving and can eat a lot. We had a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sally8363
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

We are happy to hear that Sally! We hope that you can come back again soon!

Reviewed 11 November 2018

It's a diner setting and everything was fine (take a hoodie) and it looked awesome so I took a picture. In the picture it looks wonderfully yummy. But then the food came and I changed my mind fast. I asked for my gumbo without okra....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RiverBirch1967
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We were really craving seafood, and my dad found this place near our hotel. Omgosh, so many options on the menu. I sampled the shrimp every which way and it was delicious—I’m not sure which is my favorite! So I randomly ordered the shrimp kettle,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you, Ashley! We appreciate it, and we look forward to your next visit next time you're in Galveston!

Reviewed 15 October 2018

My four person group dined at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar on a very busy Saturday night at the end of the tourist season. We were greeted outside the restaurant and shown to a table that backed up to the service island. Rather than being subjected...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrea M
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you, we're happy to hear that. We hope that you will stop by again soon!

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2TexasTraveling
My husband and I are frequent customers and part time residents. Little Daddy's is one of the first places we head when we get to town. Absolutely love to sit and at bar and visit with the very friendly staff, enjoy a glass of wine while we watch the delicious preparation of each bowl prepared with fresh ingredients. I was so very disappointed yesterday to find a new menu and NO muscles!! No one prepares them like you do with the wonderful marinara sauce and hot bread. I regret to say that you've lost us. Although your other dishes are all wonderful, there are other places we can enjoy fried dishes and gumbo. I really hope you'll consider putting muscles back on your menu. Not to long ago we enjoyed visiting with a couple that drove from Houston on a regular basis for muscles. I know there will be others who share my feelings. That dish was unique to the island!
21 May 2018|
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Response from KarlaGRG | Property representative |
Thank you for writing to let us know. We appreciate our diners' input. I will certainly pass along the request to our owner and to our Director of Operations. And, I will inquire as to whether it was a supply issue as to why... More
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bubbapie
1 November 2016|
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Response from KarlaGRG | Property representative |
The fried oyster platter has eight oysters. Let me know if I can help with anything else - Karla
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