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“Consistently Good!”
Review of Gaido's

Gaido's
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Ranked #7 of 316 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$45
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 39th Street
Description: 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.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Monday for an early supper. Pretty quiet, not many people there. Food was good, scallops were delicious, cooked perfectly. The others enjoyed the stuffed shrimp.
The pecan pie, which the waitress recommended, was DELICIOUS!!!
Service was better on a previous visit, but still good. Previous waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and had great explanations of the specials, and specific fish.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to me and it did not disappoint. The food was fantastic but pricey. It wasn't until after our first visit did we find out that it is actually 3 restaurants, all with the same owner and name. There is the high end, elegant dining, a sandwich shop, and a diner that is very casual. All have heavenly food, but at different price points. It is not a place to miss if you are going to Galveston!

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Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in galveston for a short trip and looking for good seafood near our hotel. We got lucky with Gaido,s. A little more then we wanted to spend but the meals were very good. If you have room for dessert go for it! Key lime or pecan pie!

Thank Diane L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in Galveston in the early 80's and visited Gaido's often. But I have not been to Gaido's in over 20 years. It was my husband's first visit. We had the swordfish. It was excellent! Our server was Elena and she was both helpful and delightful. For dessert, I had the key lime pie and my husband had the pecan crunch. So very good! And the atmosphere was so peaceful and enjoyable. I think that the thing that struck me the most was that it seemed like nothing has changed over the last 35 years. Some things are timeless and Gaido's is on of those.

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Thank Carol P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best friend and I went there Saturday afternoon - decided to simply order appetizers (and skip the potatoes, etc.). Started with a dozen raw oysters, fresh, large, delicious. Then we ordered a 'cup' of gumbo (which is actually a small bowl, not simply a cup). Then we ordered crab cake. Everything was wonderful.

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Thank CMS_on_vacation
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