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The Gaff

323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
+1 361-749-5970
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (77 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub
323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Down home friendly feel with patrons of all legal ages. Hung out here for a low key Bachelor's party the night before the groom's wedding. Friendly staff and regulars. They have very interesting competitive games such as belt sander races, chicken poop bingo, etc. Good...More

Thank Burton C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with a large group for dinner and drinks after a day hanging out on the beach for Sandfest! We sat out back on the picnic tables......cool breeze and lots of shade! Had a great time and the pizza is out of this world...More

Thank melissagarcia1964
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Took the family there for some pizza. Place has a pirate theme and some great things to look at inside. The waitress was very nice and made us some of the best pizza we have had in a long time. Pricing was good and flavor...More

Thank caymanczernek
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Went with family to The Gaff to have a nice family time. My family enjoyed the brick oven baked pizza and great atmosphere. Wish I could be there when they do the belt sander racers!! That would be a blast. We parked across the street...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped in for a drink after a local parade. The place is a pig sty, dogs on bar stools and they serve food right next to the dogs. Guess there are no food inspectors in this town. Would never come back.

Thank Dick F
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I agree with other reviews that called this place quirky. The bartender was also the cook and waiter so service was not great. The pizza came after an hour and it was burnt. Was fun for a drink, but that's it.

Thank mrstmcguire
Reviewed 8 February 2017

...and eat outside at a table where it is not smoky, and you children can play with the chickens, just like good old Mexico.

Thank CharlieInAustin
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Always fun people to visit with and great staff. Love the atmosphere and all the fun activities they have going on. We take our dog and she feels at home. Pizza is great.

Thank pammy1225
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a quiet Monday evening at the Gaff. Ordered a pizza, certainly not the best on the island, but for the price it was good. As a plus toppings were only $1 ea. We've paid $30 for a pizza on the island, this...More

Thank williamkA8024VB
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Bar is famous for "chicken-shet Bingo"/ sander tool races/ and Great Pizza !!!! If you go with someone or a crowd you always have a blast !! Locals/ Immigrants/visitors/ and all have a good time, cold beer and wine :-))

Thank Jim O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-5970
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