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Review of Gumbo Diner

Gumbo Diner
Ranked #32 of 321 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The Gumbo Diner always has wonderful food and never disappoints. My husband had the special of Creole Jumbalaya and I had the Seafood Omelette. Both were delicious.

We usually drive from Lake Conroe to Galveston to enjoy their gumbo. We are visiting on the island for two weeks so we will be back next week for gumbo!

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KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for the review. We are very happy you enjoyed your food and are looking forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

On Seawall Booulevard across from the beach, a longtime favorite of ours, Great gumbo, huge portion, reasonably priced and expertly prepared, My wife had daily special of enchiladas - also huge portion at a reasonable price and she really liked it, A small place, quick seating, good service, reasonably priced,

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KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! We love hearing about our diners' experiences and are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We finally decided to drop in and give this place a try. The food was very good but there was a little room for improvement. I had the chicken and sasauge gumbo which was excellent. There is no way one person can eat the large by themselves. The small is a very large portion. My wife had the oyster poboy which was pretty ok. It came dressed with lettuce but no tarter or sauce of any kind. It took a little while to flag a water down to get some tarter sauce. The place also looked a little rough. The wall next to our table had some white stuff that looked like some kind of scale on the wall. I would recommend a good spring cleaning.
Don't let anything I said discourage you from giving this place a try. We will definitely be back.

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KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review and leave us your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we'll certainly pass your comments along to the appropriate staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Gumbo was good and massive in portions. Split the small one OmG it was a lot. We also noticed a guy from Dallas with a cooler picking up gumbo to take home. That says ALOT.

Ate there twice, once for breakfast and once just for gumbo in the evening. We read the reviews about Service and found them not to be an issue at our two visits. Sharlene greeted us and delivered our breakfast fast and we had pancakes, eggs and thick bacon and grits. All good and priced close to ihop prices.
Next day went for gumbo at dinner time. The waitress sat us and timely took and delivered our gumbo. We watched the couple next to us and a table of about 5. They were sat and waited on without delay.

Thank Louis B
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KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you so much, Louis, for the great review and for sharing the details of your visit. We're glad you enjoyed your meals with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Thankfully, the best aspect of this place is the food. Dark flavorful gumbos, the smaller portion is very generous. Served steaming hot, which we like. My husband really enjoyed his chicken sausage gumbo. However, my seafood gumbo, was supposed to have crab and shrimp. The shrimp were plentiful, however, there was literally no evidence of crab in it. Oysters are another option.

This is yet another place that feel like it needs a good steam cleaning throughout. Family friendly, casual. Service was not especially attentive, and they were not that busy. Waitress seemed a bit flakey, and even in this small place, she was not easily accessible.

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KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review and leave us your feedback. We strive for excellence in both food and service and we appreciate our diners' input. I will certainly pass this along to the appropriate staff. We hope you'll come see us again and continue to let us know how we're doing.

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