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Fish Tales

2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-8545
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (160 reviews)
“seafood” (134 reviews)
“ice cream” (55 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slightly overpriced but service was good and most of the food and portions good size. Avoid cream soups, too heavy.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sojourners2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great seafood in a comfortable family environment. Walked in and were immediately welcomed and seated. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Food all brought out at the same time. Good portion size, served hot. Would go back anytime.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Safari660094
Reviewed 1 week ago

After searching for a good spot to eat dinner near the pier after a long day of traveling we choose Fish Tales and loved every bit of it. Great service, drinks and seafood specials especially the shrimp kisses! We also choose Fish Tales as our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank loudog1225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am always nervous about restaurants in heavy tourist areas. Had not done any research. Got to the pier and Fish Tales was there. Good service. Food was better than expected.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Canauk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just made my first and LAST visit to this establishment. Let me say that the wait staff was excellent. It isn’t their fault the food is lousy. It is not unusual to spend 75.00 for two people in this city, for a decent seafood...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jacifus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here on thanksgiving in the evening. They will validate parking. Best assortment of food I have experienced in the area. Clean, fun, 2 story establishment complete with ice cream bar. Wait staff friendly and knowledgeable

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rvjoyce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was not excited to go to this place because I don’t really like fish, but I was outnumbered. I am happy to report that the Flounder sandwich was the best fish I have ever had in my life! The kids loved it and so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JediKnights1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can’t beat the location! This restaurant is more for casual food and has great value with big portions. They also have a pretty good appetizers menu (the calamari is great!) I’m sure you can find better, higher end quality seafood but for us, it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Expat-in-America
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The service here was great. The drinks were very good. The food wasn't too bad. If you are looking for a casual night out, this is a good place to check out.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank kdt217
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here primarily for the table on the upstairs patio that looked across to the Galveston historical pier. As our first night in the USA, we were in food culture shock, so found the large meal size of fried food a bit over whelming....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
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Louise M
20 July 2017|
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Response from Jackie F | Reviewed this property |
A lot of seafood
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JuanitaR195
14 March 2017|
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Response from jerrymiles | Reviewed this property |
no buffet
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ddharlow
30 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-8545
Description
Located across the street from Pleasure Pier, break away from the beach and enjoy fresh fare on the most popular beachfront balcony on the Seawall in Galveston. Fish Tales specializes in seafood straight from the Gulf of Mexico, as well as pastas, steaks, salads and more. Start with our famous Shrimp Kisses - bacon-wrapped and stuffed with jalapeno Jack cheese. Then savor Galveston seafood by trying one of our signature dishes like Fresh Catch Redfish, Fried Shrimp, Blackened Stuffed Catfish Etouffée or Succulent Snow Crab Legs. After an incredible meal, indulge in our large assortment of ice cream and desserts that will satisfy any sweet tooth! Fish Tales in Galveston is open daily for lunch and dinner with great happy specials including beers & cocktails.
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