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Address: 9001 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9730
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Great fishing, Cool food service, just a little more expensive than I think it should be

I've been out fishing on this pier a couple times and always had good success. Caught several catfish and trout. You can buy bait at the location as well. The feature I think is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Steven H

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you can walk partially out but then must pay to go beyond about mid point. The pay station is a typical tourist shop with all the crap we've come to expect from shops like this

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been out fishing on this pier a couple times and always had good success. Caught several catfish and trout. You can buy bait at the location as well. The feature I think is the coolest is they have an onsite restaurant that will bring the food out to you on the pier.

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1 Thank Steven H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Great place! Went to Jimmy's on the pier for dinner! Good beer and burgers and chowder! Coffee is great downstairs . Staff is super nice , kid friendly . Pay the small fee to walk out on pier -totally worth the stroll !! My nephews gave the local ice cream a big thumbs up' 👍🏼

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Thank Dawne N
Milo, Iowa
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a great time fishing on the pier several days. The staff and locals on the dock were very helpful

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1 Thank Lisa A
Massapequa Park, New York
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

A great view, good fishing, but Texas needs a bottle law. I don't think I have seen so much garbage and old bottles anywhere in the country as this area.

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1 Thank msnmaine
kellimcclure, Owner at Galveston Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Hello, I wanted to address your disappointment in seeing alot of trash on the island. Galveston has alot of visitors and they have made great strides in keeping up with what is regularly left behind by visitors of our beaches, there is always room to improve and our Parks Board has a great group that is aggressive in working towards... More 

Galveston, Texas
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The staff is super friendly! The pier is also kept very clean so it's a wonderful place to take your children to fish. They have great gear to rent too if you did not plan on fishing!

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2 Thank Richard C
Houston
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99 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I took my two girls out for an all night fishing trip on the pier. This was a very good experience. First, they had all the bait you could need, a restaurant that delivers food on the pier or you can eat in the restaurant. They had clean restrooms, and plenty of places along the pier to fish, cut bait,... More 

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Paris, TX
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great place to have some fun for little kids and teens. Every adults can enjoy this spot. I would not hesitate to return.

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Denver, Colorado
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I guess it might be worth paying to walk on the pier if you have never been to any of the many other piers in the US that are free (Santa Monica and San Fran come to mind). If you want to deal with unfriendly people and pay way too much for what you get go ahead and drop your... More 

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Battle Ground, Washington, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This was a disappointing attraction. You can only go beyond the store if you pay and are fishing. The staff in the store were not very friendly.

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1 Thank LJCLose
kellimcclure, Owner at Galveston Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Dear Disappointed, I am sorry to hear my staff was not friendly, they are known for being very upbeat so this will be addressed. However, just to let you know if you eat at Jimmy's we give you a band to go out for free! Yes we have to monitor and have people pay to go on the pier, wish... More 

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