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Top Water Grill

April Fool Point, San Leon, TX 77539-2649
+1 281-339-1232
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (32 reviews)
“seafood” (74 reviews)
“redfish” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
April Fool Point, San Leon, TX 77539-2649
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my wife there for her birthday dinner. The place was nice enough for a seaside bar and grill certainly not a 5 star restaurant. The prices are a bit high given the location and genre of the establishment. The food was a bit...More

Thank Houston56003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first time to visit. I had the fried jumbo coconut shrimp and loved them! Another family member had the stuffed flounder, others had shrimp brochettes, boudin balls, cheese sticks, artichoke dip. The food quality was amazing and portions were large. Service was also great!...More

Thank SnargyBoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times, and the food is usually great. I went one time when it was not good, so I was worried about taking friends there. But they were back on top again in spite of some hurricane Harvey damage ( the...More

Thank TexasGrannieJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are from California and a group of us went there a couple of weeks ago while visiting family in TX. It happened to coincide with a motorcycle rlly in Galveston and the restaurant was not geared for the crowd. The food...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The staff is very friendly and helpful. Not real quick but a nice laid back attitude. No hustle here. The oysters are delicious. They are plump and fresh as is the horse radish. The entrees are well presented and great tasting. This place is off...More

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Located right on Galveston Bay, this restaurant has views of the bay and cut where Cigarette boats and shrimp boats gather. The ambiance is real nautical and clubby. Although there are 60+ tables and booths, half of which are window seats, we opted to sit...More

Thank Gene W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have never had a problem with their food, except for the fact that it's tasty and they give large portions!! We have eaten most of the seafood items, and they were all great! We also ate the chicken-fried steak, seafood gumbo, and the chicken...More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I have visited several times and always had a great experience at Top Water. Great atmosphere, FABULOUS Scallops and Shrimp. Good service too. Highly recommend.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The main reason I went to TopWater Grill was its recommendation from my date who wanted a nice ribeye steak. She ordered one medium-rare and I ordered fried shrimp. What ? No salad with a premium priced steak ?? Then her second surprise was no...More

Thank Don A
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended & I'm not sure why. Was on the water do we decided to eat outside. It was really stinky out there. Started with a cup of lobster bisque that was very yummy. But that's where it ended. We all had...More

Thank Michelle S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: April Fool Point, San Leon, TX 77539-2649
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Leon
  • Phone Number: +1 281-339-1232
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