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Gumbo Diner

3602 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8847
+1 409-769-4232
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beignets” (140 reviews)
“seafood omelet” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Seafood, Diner, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
3602 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8847
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1 - 10 of 545 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the gumbo diner during mother's day weekend 2018. Our breakfast and service was great. We just had a traditional breakfast (bacon, eggs, grits etc). This is not a fancy place and I appreciate that. Great food and customer service

Thank Jenny123
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, we also appreciate our staff and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in b/c we wanted to try the beignets. The food was better than I anticipated. I ordered breakfast but my husband ordered fried seafood. He ordered better. Loved their crusty texture on the fried shrimp. Waiter was not over friendly but not exactly rude...More

Thank Amanda B
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Amanda, for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you and your husband decided to visit us, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gumbo was medium. quality, it seemed hurried. The shrimp grits on the breakfast menu was great, and the chicken and waffles looked fantastic. Pricing was not gentle, but it is a tourist town. It is still less expensive than some of the other restuarants in...More

Thank 466Paul
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Paul, for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are happy you enjoyed the shrimp and grits, and hope you come back for another visit!

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Quick, friendly service. Good gumbo - a little pricey, but worth the cost. Big parking lot behind the restaurant. We will return.

Thank Donna E
KarlaGRG, Front Office Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Donna. We are happy you enjoyed the food and service, and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I was slightly disappointed after reading good reviews for this place. Food was OK but not as good as I was hoping for. I had the Huevos Rancheros and my wife had the spinach omelet.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you, for taking the time to submit a review and give us your feedback. Glad to hear you and your wife joined us for breakfast but we're disappointed to hear that we didn't meet your expectations. If you'd like to discuss further and let...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Gumbo Diner At the suggestion of Trip Advisor readers, we visited Gumbo Diner, voted #1 for breakfast. Problem – we went for lunch. We had the shrimp and grits and a Cesar salad. The salad was OK but the shrimp and grits was an awful...More

Thank Diane M
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you Diane, for taking the time to submit a review and give us your feed back. We strive for excellence in both food and service so we're disappointed to hear that our popular shrimp & grits dish did not meet your expectations. We're also...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Parking was challenging just after 11 for lunch. I wish we had come for breakfast. My son tried to all day breakfast pancakes-holy cow they were huge! The beignets were also very good. Shrimp was just ok, same with chicken. Go for breakfast.

Thank LoveZeroG
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time, and we are happy you and your son enjoyed your visist with us! Come back and see us!

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

So glad the crab shack had an hour wait time! We were seated immediately here. Excellent staff, service, food was top notch. Waiter had perfect timing. Always on top of everything! Fried oysters and shrimp and catfish platter was unforgettable. Will defiantly be our restaurant...More

Thank Machelle H
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you, Machelle, for your 5-star review! We are very happy you enjoyed the food and service, and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home. Wanted breakfast. Didn’t have to wait too long even though they were super busy. We all enjoyed our food. Everything came out hot and fresh! The pancakes were huge and we were able to get a plate of...More

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KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much, for the great rating! We're so glad you enjoyed your breakfast with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2018

I had the opportunity to visit this restaurant and I love it, the waitress she was very friendly and we order our appetizers and our dinner and everything came with no complains nor problems, we had to comeback another day because my daughter she wanted...More

Thank dogedebordeux
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Gumbo Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We appreciate your kind words and recommendation! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3602 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8847
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-769-4232
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