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3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848 (39th Street)
+1 409-761-5500
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Granbury, Texas
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there for a conference and discussed how we havent been there for years. We didnt have reservations but they took us on a Sunday night and put us in Andrew's section. What a pleasant experience! He gave us the history of the restaurant and made suggestions that were spot on..from the appetiser to the wine we were impressed.... More 

Thank Don H
Waco, Texas
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is THE seafood place in Galveston. Although I am not a big seafood fan, my wife loves it! I had a great filet steak and she had the the snapper. She said it was wonderful. We don't get to travel often to Galveston but when we do we always make time for Gaido's!

Thank WacoWill
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Bisque was wonderful and crab cake stuffed shrimp were great Our server Sally was Terrific! It great but can't afford to come often. Because of the cost. You can plan on spending about $45-50 a person. It does give you the feel of Old Galveston.

Thank Kathy A
Burnet, Texas
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a Wednesday afternoon, ordered scallops and grilled shrimp with parmesan tomatoes. The herb bread with olive oil dipping sauce, as well as all the food was delicious. Our waiter was a long-time employee who was very pleasant. The meal was pricey for lunch, but we will return the next time we're in Galveston. Maybe we will have... More 

Thank Notmyfirstrodeo2016
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everyone I know praised this place! "You'll love it, it's been there for years!". I was so excited but less than impressed. I called ahead to get a basic dress code. When we arrived they advised that it would be two hours before we could have a table but we could sit at the bar. We took our seats but... More 

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Thank D B
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely impeccable seafood. The redfish was fresh, tender, well seasoned. The salad was crisp and their chunky blue cheese dressing is fabulous. I had their famous pecan pie. It was good but my mom's is better! Waiter was nervous, overtalkative and forgot to give me silverwear. I had to go find someone to bring it to me. Still the best... More 

Thank Karen L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice seafood restaurant. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good varied fresh seafood menu, if a bit on the pricey side.

Thank johnbuoy58
Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent services. Vinnie was really good with our services. Good job Vinnie...!!! Will be back. Good place.

Thank moizinho m
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant was a must see. It has been there for over 100 years. The food was delicious and the chocolate martini's to die for......with real Ghirardelli chocolate too. YUM, yummy😃

Thank Cheryl E
Delavan, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh seafood prepared elegantly. Tried new dishes and they were all great! Wonderful waiter with great knowledge of foods and history.

Thank spaldingfamily

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?