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Reef Seafood House

1301 31st 1/2 St N, Texas City, TX 77590-5152
+1 409-945-6151
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
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“scallops” (6 reviews)
“gumbo” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, American
$$ - $$$
1301 31st 1/2 St N, Texas City, TX 77590-5152
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Hush puppies not that good. We both had the create your own platter (Grilled). Shrimp was ok, stuffed shrimp was fair, bacon wrapped shrimp was good and the onion rings were not good. Service was good and the restaurant was clean. The place hasn't changed...We...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Very large menu, many great choices, cajun menu. excellent food. plenty of food per serving. This place has a very friendly staff, pleasant people to be around. They have a full bar.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were a group of 15. The food and service was average. 2 members had to send back their food and were not comped or discounted. The highlight was the Slap Your Momma 32 ounce rum drink. It was fantastic and cost less than $10.

Thank DCochranAustin_Texas
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We live on Galveston Island and had seen many ads for the Reef Seafood House in Texas City about 18 miles away. Sunday before Memorial Day We had another couple coming for dinner so we decided to try their 20pc Catfish special they advertise often...More

Thank William E
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We read about the poor service, but tried it anyway. The lady that waited on us was pleasant and prompt. And.... the food was really, really good! We had catfish and crawfish and both were delicious. We will definitely go back.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Enjoy my visit to the reef , a local restaurant with my favorites like gumbo and fried shrimp,fish and oysters . Then I had to visit the mens room . Never again ,nasty place with out peer !

Thank REHolm
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I don't quite understand some of the negative reviews. My wife and I had eaten there in 2015 and liked it. We ate there again yesterday (3/25/2017) and we both had very good meals. My wife had a fried tilapia shrink combination and I had...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband wanted to go to Red Lobster but I detest chains and when he suggested The Reef, I eagerlly agreed as it had been some time since we visited. Oh my, I knew that we were in trouble when we first got there and...More

1  Thank texaswinesnob
Reviewed 2 March 2017

After leaving one restaurant because they were out of an advertised item, we decided to try the Reef. We were immediately seated. Drinks were delivered and orders were taken quickly. Salads were served and after 45 minutes, we spoke to the manager to find out...More

1  Thank Doylene C
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This place was close to our hotel. We decided to check it out for dinner. We got there in time for Happy Hour which were $2.00 margaritas. They were good and strong. The waitress brought us our drinks and hush puppies to start. But didn't...More

Thank wrigley1980
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 31st 1/2 St N, Texas City, TX 77590-5152
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Texas City
  • Phone Number: +1 409-945-6151
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