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3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
+1 409-761-5500
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3828 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8848
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Oh, Gaido's. I had great memories from 20 years ago, and I hoped it would be just as good. We made a reservation through OpenTable and were seated promptly. And the server, Jared, was a dream. He was informative, answered any questions we had, checked...More

Thank Amber D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was in Galveston for a motorcycle rally and wasn't expecting to dine at such a nice restaurant. I was made to feel very comfortable and welcomed by the staff. The food was outstanding and the price was reasonable for the atmosphere and quality of...More

Thank jamesmA7822GY
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gaidos is a Galveston. landmark. It has been in business 100 years. Chefs come and go but for a dining experience with table cloths and well-trained waiters it is one of Galveston.'s finest. We can usually only afford to eat there at lunch on weekdays....More

Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water stated that that the reactant makes everything from scratch. Then had problems with helping to accommodate my wheat allergy. All gluten free meals come with plan white rice and asparagus. The flavor was missing. Over priced for the money.

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard great things, and my wife really wanted to try Gaido's. We walked in the door with our 2 & 6 year-old, and thought about walking back out! I'm glad we didn't. We had a great meal and weren't the only ones with...More

Thank AndrewTheHomebody
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a reason Gaido's is an institution. Amazing food - always consistent. Go hungry because you will leave requiring a nap. Red snapper Michael is the favorite along with the creamed spinach. We went on a Saturday around 3 pm and there was a decent...More

Thank wolfganggidget
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon entering the door Joe greeted us with a smile on his face and showed us where to sit until the rest of our party came Elena was our server. She took the time with us going over every drink and food item and answered...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our dining experience was absolutely superb, starting with our maitre d', JOE LOGAN, greeting us warmly , leading us to our table and makingl sure we were receiving exemplary service to the caring and attentive service provided by ELENA ( not sure if spelled correctly)...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a birthday/anniversary celebration. Elena was our server.She was incredible, friendly, and did a superb job. Joe/Host was helpful, friendly, and the best!

Thank Frances D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joe Logan greeted us when we came in the door. He was cheery and made me feel like we were family. Our server was Elena and she was fabulous. So personable and attentive! Food was fantastic! I had the Crawfish Asiago pasta and it was...More

Thank Heather D
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2 August 2017|
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Response from kevin5831 | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry just saw this. we walked right in on a saturday
3 February 2017|
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Response from Travels257 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a child's menu. But the wait staff was very helpful. I am sure they will accommodate your granddaughter.
26 October 2016|
Response from beachiegirl7 | Reviewed this property |
You'll need to call the restaurant to confirm they are open for Thanksgiving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 45
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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