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Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant

3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
+1 409-763-2805
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (150 reviews)
“crab balls” (125 reviews)
“catfish” (130 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
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11 - 20 of 1,405 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has two places. I ate at and strongly recommend the downtown location. It is beautiful and quiet in a great old building, the fried shrimp is fresh and light, with a tasty, fresh taste.

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service good, food excellent, staff friendly. Have been going here for years. Always go to original but they do have one in the Strand. Have never been to Strand location. If one likes fried catfish and shrimp, they cannot go wrong going here.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually like to eat by the seawall. But my cousin, who is a local Texan, recommended this place. Probably the best fried catfish I've ever had!! The boiled peel and eat shrimp was excellent! My son and I got the 14 piece and shared...More

Thank mcook03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice fried shrimp. My husband liked all the different sauce Choices. Ok stuffed shrimp and coconut shrimp. The restaurant is casual With two indoor seating areas and one covered outdoor patio. The staff was friendly. Called to ask about risk for a peanut allergy and...More

1  Thank A929NKkimd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this locally owned seafood spot. Not a fancy restaurant, just great seafood. Has some outdoor seating for those rare perfect Texas Spring days. It also has a room-that could be used for a private small party or large group. Just blocks from the...More

2  Thank KimCwell
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Are here last week and they make some great fried food! The shrimp , onion rings and hush puppies were all fantastic. Definitely a neighborhood local-dive type atmosphere but if you’ve got hungry mouths to feed who cares about the decor. Would definitely go again.

Thank brockkm
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Line was out the door, but stood in line maybe 8 minutes. Ordered fried catfish and stuffed shrimp. Everything is fried at this location. Very good. Had gone first to the one downtown (everyone was really dressed up) we weren't so we came here. The...More

Thank KRR4950
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

They have my favorite coconut shrimp with wonderful dipping sauce. Really good fries and hush puppies too. I will return!

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 15 March 2018

After asking our hotel for recommendations for seafood restaurants who serve locally caught seafood Shrimp and Stuff was one of their suggestions. We went to the location off the Strand in old downtown Galveston. We were there at lunchtime in the middle of the week...More

Thank kafek8t
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

One of the locals at a shop near our hotel gave us the name and location of this place. Food was great. We had a fun time while there. It’s a small house made into a restaurant. A little hard to get into initially. And...More

Thank mytripsAJ
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Ashley B
19 January 2018|
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Response from Ron C | Reviewed this property |
There is a rear entrance that would allow for wheelchair access.
Janet S
2 July 2017|
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Response from Donnita F | Reviewed this property |
I believe they use soy but I would advise you to call ahead to confirm.
3 February 2017|
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Response from Katrina P | Reviewed this property |
This is an "order at the counter" establishment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-2805
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Shrimp 'N Stuff Restaurant opened in 1976 and quickly became known as "the place where the locals love to eat." In these past 38 years we have had many guests visiting our fine city from across the U.S. who tell us they wished they had found Shrimp 'N Stuff the first day they arrived and assured us they will be back several times before they leave Galveston.
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