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Fish Tales

2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
+1 409-762-8545
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“shrimp” (148 reviews)
“seafood” (118 reviews)
“ice cream” (51 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I have been coming here for years. The food has always been stellar, so we make it a priority to eat here whenever we are in Galveston. Our visit this las weekend, however, was another story. The service was good, but the...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great, affordable dining is found all over the island. This place is expensive and less than average food. Small portions and seems like a school cafeteria level of quality. Go elsewhere.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This balcony is the place to be at sunset! Our waiter Justo was the best ever! The gumbo was amazing and the rare tuna salad is spectacular.

1  Thank Katie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fantastic. I had clam chowder and a shrimp po boy. The size of the portions were great, and the chowder was some of the best I have had at a restaurant. The service was slow (we were there mid-afternoon and very few...More

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the food we listed was wonderfully prepared. Ennis, our waiter was very nice and attentive. Great views of ocean and located across from Pleasure Island amusement park (ferris,wheel, roller coaster and more rides).

2  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3rd and last visit to Fish Tales. The first 2 visits were hopefuls. After this evening, I must pull back on the positives. I could not believe the behavior of a patron, taunting and feeding the pigeons right in plain view of other guests. What...More

1  Thank Greg R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first & last night in Galveston we had dinner at Fish Tales! Both experiences were wonderful! Food was delicious. Fun atmosphere! The wait service was fantastic! Jusco was our waiter both times--his menu recommendations were perfect. He is extremely personable. He is an attentive...More

2  Thank Kathie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten hear a number of times and always enjoyed it. This time, we were part of a very large group (100+ folks) seated in the back room upstairs. It was VERY noisy. As usual, the food was good. The Shrimp Kisses were exceptional...More

Thank MaroonDawg67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is opposite the Pleasure Pier at the beach in Galveston, which means it draws mainly tourists. Despite that, the food and service are pretty good, and the location on Seawall Boulevard is very convenient. Stick to the basic dishes, like fried fish, and...More

1  Thank Cary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last time here a few years back, my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the coconut shrimp. Outstanding! Thought we'd try something different this time, so I went for the Crawfish Etouffee with a side of hushpuppies and my wife ordered the (huge) Cobb Salad. She...More

2  Thank WriteMike
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Louise M
20 July 2017|
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Response from Jackie F | Reviewed this property |
A lot of seafood
Juanita R
14 March 2017|
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Response from jerrymiles | Reviewed this property |
no buffet
30 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-8545
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