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Saltwater Grill

2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
+1 409-762-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We live in Galveston and decided to go to Saltwater for a quick lunch. The servers seemed more interested in prepping for later customers and although there were plenty of wait staff we were not waited on promptly. We had the Ahi Tuna stack. It...More

Thank DanHohnbaum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I reserved this restaurant as a splurge celebration for a family event. At first, I was so impressed. We had a wonderful room for our group of 15, but that was the last impressive display. One server isn't enough for a group of 15 and...More

Thank cutekids9902
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were sat quickly... took time for our waitress to come over. It was my husband, our 3 kids and me. The waitress seemed like she was having a bad day and it showed in her service. Plus maybe I should have ordered for my...More

Thank Nikki H
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, Nikki, for taking the time to submit a review and give us your feedback. We value our diners' comments and use them to improve the dining experience. Happy to hear you enjoyed many of your choices but disappointed the entire experience was not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch, dinner, happy hour - The place where the locals go to enjoy great food and service. Happy Hour is Sunday to Friday from 5-7 pm. It is at the bar, but you get full service with a choice of HH menu or regular menu....More

Thank 3530cp
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We love our regulars and are glad to have you join us. We look forward to you seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

The waitress was very friendly and helpful. The greek salad was very good. I had the grilled scallops and they were tough. My husband had the grilled seafood platter and the tilapia was dry. Some friends of ours recommended this place and we were disappointed....More

Thank CREED2013
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review and give us your feedback. We value our diners' comments and appreciate you letting us know about your experience. We're disappointed to hear that we did not meet expectations. Please feel free to...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We took a last minute trip to Galveston for a date night. We didn't know where we wanted to eat but knew we wanted seafood so I got on TripAdvisor for suggestions. I saw SaltWater Grill and we decided on that and I am so...More

Thank Tiffany J
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you so much, Tiffany, for the excellent review! So glad you decided to come see us and enjoy your date night with us! Happy to hear that you'll be back, we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Excellent down home atmosphere. The locals eat there and I can't blame them. Large price range on items but nothing unrealistic. Everything is quality and the seafood is very fresh.

Thank John L
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Recommended by hotel. Site has limited parking but street parking is also available. Food and service was very good. Place was not crowed however it was a Monday evening. Site has a bar and standard seating. They need to hire a hostess as waiters are...More

Thank Joseph B
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much, Joseph, for the great rating. We appreciate all suggestions that can help us improve the quality of the dining experience at Saltwater Grill. We're glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we look forward to seeing you again next time...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Parking is difficult for this restaurant. Not a nice part of town to have to walk several blocks after dinner. The food was good but not as special as the price would indicate. Wine was expensive for house wine. It does have a nice ambiance...More

Thank Ron W
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you Ron, for taking the time to submit a review and give us your feedback. Next time you visit, please feel free to use our free covered parking lot directly behind Saltwater Grill on Church Street. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Dishes we had: FIRST: Steamed mussels, in a white wine cream sauce. Mussels were mushy and had a strong fishy taste, several not open. So tells you they were not very fresh. The wine & cream broth was very bland. So we ask for fresh...More

Thank usroadrats
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review and give us your feedback. We strive for excellence in both food and service so we're disappointed to hear that your experience was not exceptional. If you have a moment, please contact me at karla@galvestonrestaurantgroup.com...More

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MINIMizer1017
19 April 2016|
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Response from susan m | Reviewed this property |
great question! I was there during a prefix menu,it is called Restaurant week and things are set in stone that week in Galveston.All restaurants taking part in the event have prefix. I had a question about a similar... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
    (21st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-3474
Description
The Saltwater Grill is located just steps away from The Grand 1894 Opera House. Featuring an array of tantalizing fresh-from-the-grill and fresh-from-the-kettle seafood specialties, Saltwater Grill is in a class of its own when it comes to quality and attention to detail.
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