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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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“shrimp” (316 reviews)
“seafood” (506 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had an amazing experience, our server David was absolutely incredible and recommend the Red Snapper which was amazing beyond words. Had a wonderful time and cannot express enough, David had a wonderful personality and made the meal 100x better!

Thank arainer9
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Restaurant was excellent! Food was amazing! Our party had 9 people and 2 of them under 4. Very kid friendly. Our waitress Sally was phenomenal. The food was fantastic! If we come to Galveston in the future Gaido’s will definitely be one of the places...More

1  Thank tmskaggs79
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything was perfect. Spinach crab dip was the best. Fresh seafood cooked to perfection! Wonderful wait staff.

Thank Pebble F
Reviewed 3 days ago

When my parents first took us kids to Gaido's over 50 yrs. ago, I remember thinking what a really high class, magnificent restaurant it was. I have eaten there on and off in the interim and after eating there again last week, I still feel...More

Thank texmac2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent- oysters were fresh and delicious- our waiter, Chase, suggested the red snapper that was awesome. Chase was the best-very informative and attentive to our needs. Made for a wonderful evening!!

Thank Deriksgirl
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited this restaurant many times over past years and were always satisfied. But we recently took our four grandkids to dinner at Gaido's and had the most terrible waitress (Anna M) who was constantly trying to "upsell" to the children. Even after we...More

Thank blb1942015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Come with an empty belly because you will fill up on fresh seafood! We came hungry and stayed full all day day. Best Mahi Mahi and Snapper so far, and the scallions melt in your mouth!

Thank Teri J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with friends and had excellent service by our waiter, Mason! Very knowledgeable about the food selections, made recommendations, and went out of his way to find out if the restaurant could still do an old dessert! Bring back the Down...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are at Gaido’s the evening before a 7 day cruise and we were very happy with everything! We had oysters, crab, shrimp, and fish and it was all delicious! Our waitress, Sally, was wonderful and attentive! I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you’re...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a nice place to eat. I was hoping for the crab to be a little more flavorful, but it was still a good meal. Things are pricey here for sure, but it's nice when you want to go out for a little bit...More

Thank Dlfntchr
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6 April 2018|
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Response from vahehg | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual
2 August 2017|
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Response from kevin5831 | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry just saw this. we walked right in on a saturday
3 February 2017|
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Response from Travels257 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a child's menu. But the wait staff was very helpful. I am sure they will accommodate your granddaughter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
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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