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Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant

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39th Blvd & O Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
+1 409-763-2805
10:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dec 4,2016 our Cousins took my Sister and I to this 'out of the way, neighborhood off the Blvd' restaurant for real local caught down home FISH! Known for Catfish that's what we had plus Bourdain's(sp)-sausage hush puppies. Cousins had Shrimp PO-Boy all came with fries fried right!! All staff was great and so friendly. This is NOT negative-but as... More 

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Galveston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most over rated places in Galveston. Food is almost all fried and really nothing special.

Thank Somchai T
McKinney, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Secont time there. Stuff shrimp was not what I expected. Breading was on the outside not inside the shrimp. Hush puppies were good.

Thank OldGuy1940
Temple, Texas
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I order the oyster po boy and should have ordered the shrimp po boy. It cost me $15.02 with slaw and regular frys. The shrimp po bot was only $7.95, next time I should ask any market price. It looks like a local hangout,

Thank hanabro123
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

They have great service and food it excellent. Try fried shrimp Of course. Good gumbo too. Nice outdoor patio.

1 Thank Tip S
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to eat Wednesday night after seeing so many great reviews on Yelp! First, you are on the gulf coast, and you serve frozen seafood from a distributor? Why?? My shrimp were terrible and had a soapy taste! No lie, long john silvers has better quality and tastier shrimp!!! Sweet potato fries and Cole slaw... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read some of the reviews and thought it was worth a try.... wrong! Very basic food and not worth the price!!! I had the poboy combo oyster and crab balls. Oysters were old and over cooked the crab balls were mush inside! My wife had the combo platter with coconut shrimp and crab balls. That's 4 shrimp and 3 crab... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came on a short visit to see the city and friends we stopped in to get some shrimp tacos and fish tacos and they were the best I have ever had , they were on point !! Will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Laura S
Elsa S, General Manager at Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you for reviewing us. Great to hear that you enjoyed having shrimp and fish tacos! It is our pleasure to serve you and hope to see you again at shrimp n stuff! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is clean, service is fast, and food is amazing! Po Boys are famous, but I love the stuffed jalapeños. Sorry, I didn't take a picture, I was busy eating.

Thank Kathy B
Elsa S, General Manager at Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kathy, Thank you for reviewing us! It is so great to hear that you had your own favorite stuffed Jalapenos and have enjoyed dining at shrimp n stuff! Hope to see you again...! More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The locals never suggest this place! It is a island seafood gem of a restaurant. Nothing but fried everything (shrimp, oyster, catfish po'boys or plate) fries or hushpuppies. Nautical/shabby chic decor. Lots of seating in crowded dining room, small but cute covered patio garden seating too. Limited parking; mostly locals, but worth it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39th Blvd & O Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-2805
Shrimp 'N Stuff Restaurant opened in 1976 and quickly became known as "the place where the locals love to eat." In these past 38 years we have had many guests visiting our fine city from across the U.S. who tell us they wished they had found Shrimp 'N Stuff the first day they arrived and assured us they will be back several times before they leave Galveston.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?