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Gaido's

3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
+1 409-761-5500
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (494 reviews)
“pecan pie” (140 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recommended this place based on some brief web searching to 7 coworkers, and everyone cleaned their plates! I was impressed time and time again from beginning to end of our experience at Gaido’s. Sally was amazing and crucial to the success of the dinner...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in here the night before our last cruise for some good seafood. Reservations are a must here unless you wish to wait all night. Food and service were both excellent.

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has a long history of serving the freshest and tastiest seafood in the country. And they just did it again - terrific crab cakes (very light on the breading) and delectable fried shrimp with hand-cut potato wedges. The creme brûlée was unbelievable! The...More

Thank stevekV1697JY
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here a few weeks ago and had one of the strangest meals I’ve ever had. My starter turned up at the table twenty minutes before my partner’s did. Luckily it was a cold crab salad (which was very tasty) so it was ok...More

Thank thurstonpking
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family dinner after a Taekwondo tournament. They offered Blue Point oysters. They were huge, fresh and delicious. They did not have a mignonette to serve with our oysters but our server SALLY made it happen! She made great menu suggestions. The food was very delicious....More

Thank DeannaBK
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our go to place for our anniversary each year. Many fine places in Houston but nothing with the charm and fresh seafood that Gaido’s has. Much thanks to Elena our charming waitress which made our visit even more special.

Thank Seaside27275730082
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a terrific lunch with Marshall as our waiter.....great personality, exceptional service. Food was terrific as usual and can't go wrong with shrimp bisque ad shrimp peques but everyone was real happy with their selections.

Thank GalvRIck
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been going to Gaido's for many years, and I'm happy to say it is always a great experience. Special thanks to Elena for the wonderful service during our last visit! The only thing that could use improvement is getting rid of the parking lot...More

Thank KBH78957
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit at Gaidos was lovely and our server Sasha made the night top notch ! Thank you ! We will be back!

Thank Wanderer39422028727
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited here in the 1980's and had a great meal. We were back in Galveston in 2018 and delighted to find it still there. Not much has changed great seafood.

Thank marsden24
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Lilbilly
6 April 2018|
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Response from vahehg | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual
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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
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JMBandi
3 February 2017|
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Response from Anita767 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a children's coloring menu with things like chicken, grilled cheese, and Fettuccine Alfredo and other child appropriate food. Their seafood is amazing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
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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.
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