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3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
+1 409-761-5500
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (478 reviews)
“pecan pie” (138 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our dinner here so much that we came back for dinner the next night. We were not disappointed. Justin B took excellent care of us. He knew the menu and knew what we could do to elevate the already delicious items we ordered....More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our waitstaff was super attentive and knowledgeable about what was on the menu. Justin our waiter steered us in the right direction with the special of the day. The golden tile fish cooked blackened with Cajun seasoning was delish, we also had the spinach crab...More

Thank thestarrynight79
Reviewed 4 days ago

Anne was our server and she took great care into checking on us and making sure we had everything we needed and our 7 year old in tow.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Every time I visit Galveston my first priority is to book a table at Gaido's. It is by far my favorite restaurant! The atmosphere, service, food and drinks always exceed my expectations. My waiter at my last visit this previous Thursday was called Justin B....More

Thank Lindsey J
Reviewed 6 days ago

With a beautiful view, excellent service by our waiter Justin B. and great food, our experience at Gaido's was amazing! The wedge salad was big enough for 2-3 people to eat and the homemade dressings made both me and my husband moan (which doesn't happen...More

1  Thank Mia W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve loved this restaurant for years! My dad introduced it to me years ago. The food is always delicious with good quality & creative dishes. Crab au gratin is AMAZING, but so is everything else I’ve tried. The service has always been impeccable. Sally was...More

Thank jenewing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to see what the "Texas tradition" was all about and we weren't disappointed. Our server, Sally, took time to explain and help us navigate the menu and all of our selections were delicious. The pecan pie might be the best I've ever tasted....More

Thank Shana P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gathered with old and new friends for lunch on Friday. Marshal (head waiter) was delightful! In-depth knowledge about the dishes and how they were prepared. Lovely sense of humor. Someone had the Wahoo daily special and it was delicious! Others had the old favorite "Shrimp...More

Thank Kay T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disrespectful sums it up! We are on a much needed girls weekend. Three best friends. Wanted Gaido’s for dinner but we weren’t real hungry. Ordered drinks at the bar but they never came after waiting 15 minutes. Hostess told us that she could not seat...More

Thank codyskid
Brandon R, General Manager at Gaido's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Codyskid, First, thank you for bringing this experience to our attention. Our commitment to quality and service is expected to be excellent with each and every guest and it seems as though we did not live up to this. This experience is unacceptable in our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gaidos has the greatest seafood I've ever eaten. Was helped by Luis Vega. Hes the man. He was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. Go see him

Thank mburnham187
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Smart casual
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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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Response from Travels257 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a child's menu. But the wait staff was very helpful. I am sure they will accommodate your granddaughter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
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, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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
  • E-mail
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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