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Bayside Seafood Restaurant

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2055 State Highway 35 N, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-5204
+1 361-552-7177
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Auburn, New York
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Keeping it pithy food was oily and overcooked, aka not fresh, food was served without a plate for each person, overpriced. Service was irrelevant and robotic. Drive a little and get better elsewhere.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Average food, nothing special. Will not return here to eat. Place looked in shambles, holes in ceiling where cables were coming out. Flies and I just hoped we could get out of there without getting sick.

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Thank Melissa G
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant has become a regular stop for my husband & I coming back from the coast. Lunch time service is quick & friendly. I had the fried shrimp poboy, shrimp perfectly cooked & seasoned (8), really do not care for battered fries, but they were crisp & hot. My husband had a daily special of coconut shrimp with dirty... More 

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Liberty Hill, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch and wasn't impressed we got the coconut shrimp and the seafood po boy. Nothing stood out I would have rather gotten a burger somewhere else. Beer was not very cold. Needs lots of repairs inside and you can tell it's an old Chinese restaurant.

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Thank SkeeterJ113
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Just because it's close to the water doesn't mean they have fresh seafood. It's frozen and just bland. The coleslaw is nasty and so is the tea.

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Thank Tracy D
Atascadero, California
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very enjoyable management team. We actually loved being there. These people know how to make you feel at home. Those scrimp made a believer out of me. I use to not like seafood up until I ate at this place. Very good service also. Get out the tip money they deserve all you can give. Very nice people.

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Thank Ron R
Vanderbilt, Texas
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Food was good and a nice waitstaff, but the restaurant desperately needs some cleaning up and upgrades .

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Thank bsmith6660
Victoria, Texas
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The fresh oysters were really good. We enjoyed them the most out of everything we ordered. We both ordered the grilled shrimp hoping it was fresh caught locally. The shrimp was okay. The dish came with hush puppies. we took one bite of and left the rest behind. Coleslaw was good. We were really hoping for a bucket of fresh... More 

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Thank Jen L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Sorta reminds us of a Chinese food restaurant. But good would recommend to anyone. Had the red snapper and the jumbo shrimp.

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Thank Dustin H
Fairfield, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Tried to get my flounder or snapper fried,the manager came over and told me they don't fry flounder or snapper,grilled only and if I want fried fish it would have to be catfish, WTH???? Seafood place almost on the bay and salt water fish in stock but the only fish they will fry is catfish??? I have been to many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 State Highway 35 N, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-5204
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-552-7177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?