Gaido's Seafood Restaurant

(409) 762-9625 | View Website

3700 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX | Directions   77550

29.280282 -94.802774

 
Restaurants, Catering, Seafood  more

More Cuisine: Steakhouse

Price: $$

Tags: Bar Scene, Business Dining, Date Spot, Family-Friendly Dining, Group Dining, Local Favorite, Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Private Rooms, Quiet, View Dining, Waterfront Dining

Payment Methods: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

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Gaido's Seafood Restaurant
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Gaido's Seafood Restaurant

Reviews for Gaido's Seafood Restaurant

Gaido's Seafood Restaurant
Recommends

The seafood is just OK at this long-standing island restaurant, though it's great for dessert and some coffee.

Gaido's Seafood Restaurant
Recommends

A 100 year old island tradition. Check out the new seasonal menu. Pretzel crusted calamari steaks are outstanding! Grab a cookbook while you're there.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

One of our group grew up in the Galveston area and Gaido's was the special occasion restaurant. Now as an adult, and on the first trip back to Galveston after Ike, eating at Gaido's was a must. We all really appreciate how Gaido's played such an important role in the recovery in those first few days after Ike. She did not disappoint. Excellent food and service. The perfect way to ease into the magic of Galveston. It's what keeps us coming back for more. Also had a great meal at Casey's the next day.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

One of our group grew up in the Galveston area and Gaido's was the special occasion restaurant. Now as an adult, and on the first trip back to Galveston after Ike, eating at Gaido's was a must. We all really appreciate how Gaido's played such an important role in the recovery in those first few days after Ike. She did not disappoint. Excellent food and service. The perfect way to ease into the magic of Galveston. It's what keeps us coming back for more. Also had a great meal at Casey's the next day.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

It was very good. Had a great time and would recommend it. We tried some things we had not eaten before and were pleased. We made reservations online before going and were seated in an appropriate amount of time. The bread with olive oil was a great starter.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

BOMB! – My scallops were great. I would have to say the best part of the meal was my creme brûlée for dessert. It was the bomb.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

we will eat here again – I had not eaten here in 20 years until now. It was everybit as good as it was 20 years ago. This was the first time my wife had eaten here and she loved it. We have eaten at some really nice restaurants in the past and this is one of the best for the money. Next time we are in Galveston we will certainly eat here again.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Our waiter was fantastic! The food was delicious! What a great Father's Day lunch we had there.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

OUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS HAVE BEEN DINNING AT GAIDO'S FOR MANY YEARS. I AM 83 YEARS OLD WHICH MEANS I AND MY FAMILY AND BUSINESS ASSOCIATEAS HAVE DINED AT GAIDO'S FFOR 60+YEARS.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

treated special – We were treated very specially, our service excellent.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Avoid ! Avoid ! Avoid ! ‎‎ – Terrible, terrible experience. 1. The place smells so bad you will lose your apatite when you walk in if you have a sense of smell. I tried to leave but my girl sat down before I could get her out of there. 2. The waitress didn't know anything about the menu and kept rushing me to order. Her answer was" it smells good, it's the best thing i've ever smelt" when asking about something on the menu. 3. I wanted some good crabs so we decided to try the place because it has a huge crab outside and locals say its the best seafood on the Island. What the hell are they eating? I ordered the crab clusters because for some reason they don't have actual crabs. OMG! Tasted like sewage run off from Huston! No joke. Worst thing I have ever put in my mouth. No crab flavor at all and I almost got sick on the table from one bite. 4. When I put the plate on the side of the table and told the waitress that I couldn't even eat a bite it was so bad her response was that I didn't like seafood. I love seafood why would I be at a seafood restaurant. She still charged me 20+$ for it. I didn't ask for the manager because I just wanted to get out of there and put it all behind me. 5. The fired catfish was ok and the $7 little side salad was good but way over priced, like the rest of the menu. The prices are fine dining prices but the service and food is poor at best. What a bad experience. Enough to ruin your vacation. You have been warned ! Eat at your own risk! I mean it, thats what the menu says. Joe's Crab shack is 100 times better, so what does that say?

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Awesome Lunch and Great Service – From the moment I sat down the service was great. Adam our server was very attentative. He asked if we have dine at Gaido's before, my answer was no this is my first time. Adam gave us Gaidos history. Did you know Gaido has been in business for 99 years? It was the first restaurant to grill fish, and everything is fresh mostly caught from the Gulf or delivered the same day (nothing is every frozen). The complementary bread and olive oil was tasty, I ordered the pan seared crusted mahi mahia with Au gratin potatoes, delicious. The salad was cool and crisp, perfect start to a meal .Last but not least "THE PECAN PIE" was the absolute best.

I fell in Love with Gaido. My visit time was 12:30 on a Tuesday!!!!

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