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#12317435 - 06/29/17 07:11 PM Good Eats Galveston?
5Redman8 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 2894
Loc: Forney
What off the beaten path places would you suggest to eat in or around Gelveston?
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#12317509 - 06/29/17 08:04 PM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
Day0ne Offline
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Registered: 01/26/07
Posts: 297
Loc: Rowlett, TX
Guido's, Original Mexican Café, Shrimp and stuff
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#12317943 - 06/30/17 05:54 AM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1508
Loc: Texas
I'd second DayOne's Shrimp and Stuff as one of the best for fried shrimp and some of the best fried catfish . . . anywhere. And, it is truly "off the beaten path" as it is located back on O Street and 30th or some address close to that. You can find it easily.

Anyway, prices are lower, the portions are large and they know how to fry fish.

Not that anyone goes to Galveston in the heat to eat Greek food, but Olympia Grill on Seawall Blvd. has an eclectic menu and I have always liked eating there.

Yamato for oriental (Vietnamese I think) food is good on 61st. Pho 20 another of this type.

I like Salsa's for Nexican Food. One large platter of fully dressed Nachos will feed two if budget-minded. But, we don't eat much Mexican food if it is really hot weather and summertime.

More: Guido's, as mentioned, is an institution on the island, Landry's is great, and they have a Saltgrass that is really good anywhere you find one with a very broad menu to cover a big group with different tastes.

Brad


Edited by Brad R (06/30/17 05:57 AM)

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#12318063 - 06/30/17 07:52 AM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Loc: Scurry, Tx - S/E of Dallas
+1 on the Old Mexican Café. Best shrimp cocktail in Galveston in my opinion.
Bennos for some great food especially grilled shrimp and fish. Cajun rice and beans are great. Last time we were in Galveston first of June we ate here 3 times.
Gumbo Diner for breakfast and beignets.
Millers Restaurant.
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#12318119 - 06/30/17 08:29 AM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
Cypress creek Offline
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Registered: 06/28/17
Posts: 1
Willie G's has some of the finest gourmet food . It's pretty fancy but I have gone in with beach attire on .
Prices are reasonable for what you get and it blows Guido's or landry's away . It is however owned by the landry's Corp. but what doesn't Tillman own ?

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#12318146 - 06/30/17 08:46 AM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
Bug-e Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 434
Loc: College Station, TX
I have been pretty disappointed in Guidos the last several years. The food has been very mediocre during my "recent" visits.

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#12321506 - 07/02/17 09:09 PM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
5Redman8 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 2894
Loc: Forney
Appreciate it....this should help quite a bit
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#12321519 - 07/02/17 09:19 PM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
smooth move Offline
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Registered: 10/14/12
Posts: 1085
Loc: bayou vista,tx
sonny's, louis' near bayou vista, huli huli hut and leo's. there's many more. just drive around some of the old neighborhoods and try one that looks interesting.
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#12322191 - 07/03/17 11:38 AM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
C.M. Offline
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Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 146
Benno's -- best blue crabs (esp ones with garlic) on the planet. As far as I know they get them locally, never frozen. Seasonal (i.e. they won't have them in winter).

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#12322262 - 07/03/17 12:37 PM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: 5Redman8]
TroutSupport.com Offline
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Registered: 08/10/10
Posts: 1407
Loc: Entire Gulf and Atlantic Coast...
Bennos and Kaseys (the lower half of Guido's ) I'd move in if I could ;-)
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#12323019 - 07/03/17 10:14 PM Re: Good Eats Galveston? [Re: TroutSupport.com]
C.M. Offline
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Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 146
Originally Posted By: TroutSupport.com
Kaseys (the lower half of Guido's )


What should I order at KAseys?

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