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The Gaff

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Pizza, Bar, Pub
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323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
+1 361-749-5970
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Knox City, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went with a large group for dinner and drinks after a day hanging out on the beach for Sandfest! We sat out back on the picnic tables......cool breeze and lots of shade! Had a great time and the pizza is out of this world good!!

Thank melissagarcia1964
Fargo, North Dakota
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family there for some pizza. Place has a pirate theme and some great things to look at inside. The waitress was very nice and made us some of the best pizza we have had in a long time. Pricing was good and flavor was there but may not be the most family friendly place.

Thank caymanczernek
Level Contributor
42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Went with family to The Gaff to have a nice family time. My family enjoyed the brick oven baked pizza and great atmosphere. Wish I could be there when they do the belt sander racers!! That would be a blast. We parked across the street where it said Stingray parking only. Not much parking. In door has a lot of... More 

Thank Karen H
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped in for a drink after a local parade. The place is a pig sty, dogs on bar stools and they serve food right next to the dogs. Guess there are no food inspectors in this town. Would never come back.

Thank Dick F
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I agree with other reviews that called this place quirky. The bartender was also the cook and waiter so service was not great. The pizza came after an hour and it was burnt. Was fun for a drink, but that's it.

Thank mrstmcguire
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

...and eat outside at a table where it is not smoky, and you children can play with the chickens, just like good old Mexico.

Thank CharlieInAustin
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Always fun people to visit with and great staff. Love the atmosphere and all the fun activities they have going on. We take our dog and she feels at home. Pizza is great.

Thank pammy1225
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143 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a quiet Monday evening at the Gaff. Ordered a pizza, certainly not the best on the island, but for the price it was good. As a plus toppings were only $1 ea. We've paid $30 for a pizza on the island, this one was $14, with fresh mushrooms and Canadian bacon. As I stated, certainty not the... More 

Thank williamkA8024VB
Cibolo, Texas
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Bar is famous for "chicken-shet Bingo"/ sander tool races/ and Great Pizza !!!! If you go with someone or a crowd you always have a blast !! Locals/ Immigrants/visitors/ and all have a good time, cold beer and wine :-))

Thank Jim O
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We drove by the Gaff several times trying to decide if we wanted to go in. You know, the local bar/tavern where everybody knows the locals, but not you? It's a little rough looking? That's The Gaff. BUT, these folks were friendly, the beer cold and really good pizza. Very glad we went in. We skipped the nighttime belt sander... More 

Thank 10brink

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-5970

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?