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Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant

3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
+1 409-763-2805
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  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (146 reviews)
“crab balls” (125 reviews)
“catfish” (115 reviews)
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3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife had been here before thought we should try it, I had the basket with Fried and Stuffed Shrimp, Wife had basket with Fried Shrimp and Catfish. I was completely underwhelmed by the stuffed shrimp.. not sure what I expected but this was not it,...More

Thank john h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cruise quite often so we drive into Galveston the nite before. My husband loves shrimp. So several years ago a hotel suggested Shrimp & Stuff on Ave O. We loved it and now never miss a change to eat there. It's a small place...More

1  Thank fryarsmith
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Really wanted seafood and went here on a recommendation from another. Small place. Order at the counter. The evening we visited it seemed highly understaffed for the crowd. Not completely familiar with how things rolled with this place and it was a little overwhelming. Employees...More

Thank TTrom
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Locals eat here not tourists, but tourists should. Plates are brimming with fresh gulf catch for a reasonable price. Nothing fancy just yummy. Just a couple blocks off of the seawall and a location near the strand. Our favorite place other than the “spot”.

Thank Pintavalle
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Had fish & chips and shrimp gumbo... pretty good. Cute courtyard. Off the beaten path. Good lunch spot

Thank Lindais
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick bite. Good family atmosphere, food ok., could have been better. Maybe will Not visit again

1  Thank Brandi W
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We had a shrimp poboy and hush puppies. Lots of different choice. Great simple seafood at the right price

Thank D B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Although you have to search the menu board a bit to locate dishes that don't involve the deep-fryer, someone in the open kitchen has such a deft hand with boiled shrimp that the effort is definitely worth it. The shrimp salad is the best on...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite fish restaurant in Galveston. They serve simple fried fish, shrimp fries and huspuppies. The gumbo is good too. The only drawback is that your options are limited to boiled shrimp if you don't like fried food.

2  Thank Stevestravels101
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The hubs and the 3 kids all loved their food. We ordered a shrimp kids meal, shrimp meal, sampler platter (that hubs and one teen shared) and I got the kids catfish meal. We 5 ate for $45.00 All the food was yummy but I...More

2  Thank Brenda E
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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
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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