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“Food still great”
Review of Gaido's

Gaido's
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Ranked #5 of 324 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$45
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 39th Street
Description: 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.
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We frequented Guido’s back in the 70s & 80s - when in Galveston we always ate there. The food is still as good - oysters and soft shell crab were great.

Learned a fact from the past from Manager Chris - back in the early days the waiters never wrote down your order all was done by memory - we have a brother-in-law that tried to mess them up by changing his order several times - never worked - we all got exactly what we ordered. Chris explained that in the early days most of the waiters were illilerate so it was necessary to convey the orders to an “order taker” back in the kitchen.

Vadim provided excellent service.

Thank papawdowns
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Actually, we have visited on many trips to Galveston, so it feels nostalgic. The atmosphere is quaint, and we have experienced great service with each visit. We have visited as a couple and with ourfamily;moreover,the experience remained pleasant. While affordable, it is not exactly reasonably priced either. The views are nice with a look out at the gulf. Parking may be hard to access and limited.Overall, it is one of the more mature adult dining places on the island that gave us a pleasant experience.

Thank PrecciousRubies
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

THE COMBINATION PLATTER
Charcoal-grilled gulf shrimp, deep sea scallops, and tenderloin with fish: Golden Tile $29.00

CRAB STUFFED SHRIMP
5 Jumbo gulf shrimp stuffed with our signature crab cake, baked, then finished with lemon butter sauce $28.00

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Thank basmale
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Guido's has been located on the seawall in Galvez since early 1900's. Seafood is the speciality. It's all very good believe me. Redfish, snapper, oysters in season. Highly recommend the charcoal grilled oysters. Delicious! Ya can't go wrong dining at the infamous Guido's when in Galveston. Service was the best thanks to "Vinnie". Our family (8) put him to the test. Vinnie passed with flying colors.

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Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to us by our Uber driver. Family owned and has been around for four generations! Fresh, amazing food! Great service! Warm and friendly atmosphere! Loved it!!

Thank Janice Y
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