Galveston loves its seafood, and the island’s historic downtown district is serving it up in royal fashion, fit for a king and queen.
Downtown Galveston offers a virtual smorgasbord of choices when it comes to landing some of the best seafood on the Texas Gulf Coast. Just ask the folks who know first-hand, and that would be you!
Visitors to Downtown Galveston’s Facebook page are making their voices heard on their top seafood spots. We posted this question to our readers:
“Okay BOI and other Galvestonians and friends and fans: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SEAFOOD PLACE IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN GALVESTON?
To be sure, downtown dining is a dream come true for seafood lovers, both locals and visitors alike. There are seafood restaurants on just about every corner and block. They include:
Olympia Grill at Pier 21
100 21st St.
Note that Olympia was selected winner of “Best Greek,” “Best Happy Hour,” and “Best Waterfront Dining” in the 2015 Galveston.com Best of Galveston Awards.
327 23rd St.
Little Daddy’s Gumbo Bar
2107 Postoffice St.
Rudy & Paco
2028 Postoffice St.
2200 Harborside Dr.
2017 Postoffice St.
Shrimp ‘N Stuff Downtown
216 23rd St.
Sky Bar Steak & Sushi Bar
2105 Postoffice St.
2100 Harborside Dr.
Visitors to our site shared their thoughts about the island’s seafood scene. Here’s what they had to say:
“This BOI's favorite seafood place is The Black Pearl!!,” wrote Pat Bennett Head.
Cory Clark agreed, writing, “I'm gonna go with Black Pearl. Especially when they run specials.”
“If the port counts as downtown, I'd say Nonno Tony's,” stated Dan Braverman.
Donna Woods-Stellman agreed, saying, “Nono Toni's and Shrimp n' Stuff Downtown.”
And Malyssa Mancill voiced her choices, writing, “We love Sky Bar, we go there almost once a week. Saltwater Grill is a great choice as well.”
We agree with all of you, and for good reason: When it comes to Texas Gulf Coast seafood, downtown Galveston rocks!