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Fish Tales

2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-8545
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp kisses” (87 reviews)
“seafood” (132 reviews)
“clam chowder” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service here was great. The drinks were very good. The food wasn't too bad. If you are looking for a casual night out, this is a good place to check out.

Thank kdt217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here primarily for the table on the upstairs patio that looked across to the Galveston historical pier. As our first night in the USA, we were in food culture shock, so found the large meal size of fried food a bit over whelming....More

Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service but the various seafood items were bland at best. The fried shrimp was tasteless. There is probably better in Galveston, but after trying other seafood places, they were just as bland.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Fish Tales after riding all the rides. After being greeted we were told we had to wait about 15 minutes. After a minute another member of staff came down and asked us if we have been helped. We told her that we...More

Thank Martie1S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good but it took too long to be served. They serve large portions at a fair price. It is a very large establishment. In some areas you can see them preparing the food. They have other foodstuff to purchase to take home...More

Thank beehughes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stop over for lunch or a drink after a day on the beach. Crab cakes get my vote and so does house made sangria.

Thank Irina p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to come here all the time. Never again!! It was hot, dirty, crowded, unorganized and that's just the beginning. First off we were waiting for our drinks when a passing waiter spilled some sort of sauce on the back of my friend's blouse. All...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to fish tales since millers has not reopened yet and had the blackened catfish etoufee....the meal was pretty good nothing really to complain about...would go back.....

Thank moosky12
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Stopped here for late lunch. Server was very friendly, but seemed pulled in too many directions. Drinks were watered down and expensive. Food was average. Got the shrimp and avocado dip and you'd think the shrimp could be cut to enable piling on top of...More

Thank Staci T
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Worst service ever! My husband and I have never been to this place b4 and decided to eat here on our wedding anniversary. We ordered our drinks and appetizer. Our waiter nvr came to take our meal order. We asked for our ticket and then...More

Thank Maura R
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Louise M
20 July 2017|
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Response from Jackie F | Reviewed this property |
A lot of seafood
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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 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
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-8545
Located across the street from Pleasure Pier, break away from the beach and enjoy fresh fare on the most popular beachfront balcony on the Seawall in Galveston. Fish Tales specializes in seafood straight from the Gulf of Mexico, as well as pastas, steaks, salads and more. Start with our famous Shrimp Kisses - bacon-wrapped and stuffed with jalapeno Jack cheese. Then savor Galveston seafood by trying one of our signature dishes like Fresh Catch Redfish, Fried Shrimp, Blackened Stuffed Catfish Etouffée or Succulent Snow Crab Legs. After an incredible meal, indulge in our large assortment of ice cream and desserts that will satisfy any sweet tooth! Fish Tales in Galveston is open daily for lunch and dinner with great happy specials including beers & cocktails.
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