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Shempy's Grill

3911 Highway 35 S, Rockport, TX 78382-7366
+1 361-727-0019
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood
££ - £££
3911 Highway 35 S, Rockport, TX 78382-7366
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place, it gets kinda busy but they are very prepared and the food is great! I really do eat at this place when I get the chance...try the Fried Shrimp or a Burger! The Liquor store in two steps away and you...More

Thank scottY6234RT
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Shempy’s for over a decade. I’ve had just about everything on the menu. I’ve never had a bad meal; in fact, they’ve all been good. I would recommend anything SHRIMP. And make it fried. But by far their best dish is...More

Thank jbm22017
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Unbelievable menu options. Food was very good and staff was very helpful in choosing menu options. Nothing fancy if your looking for that. Just a great local find that I love to look for in my travels. Prices are a little on the high side...More

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We went there for the first time to get seafood, but for a little hole in the wall place their prices are steep!! So we just ordered burgers. I must say that they have the best burgers in Rockport!!! I pleasantly surprised, even the fries...More

1  Thank rockportmom
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great tenderloin salad and cup of lobster bisque. Soup was hot and salad very fresh. Most everyone had burgers at my table and they all said they were great. Shrimp Poorboy is loaded with shrimp.

1  Thank Betty A
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Pretty decent seafood and its BYOB. We stick with seafood so we can't comment on their steaks or burgers. We always see groups of retired folks enjoying their dinner and friendships. Its sweet to witness.

1  Thank L279
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This place has a great burger, and good fried sea food as well. You can bring your own beer etc. And even buy it from next door. The seafood is pretty good. Down side is ambience. It has none. Nice people, good food. Great for...More

Thank Hardday
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Came here during lunch on Saturday and there weren't many patrons. Service was great, and I had popcorn shrimp and fried okra. Popcorn shrimp were perfectly breaded and the fried okra was pretty stellar.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Our favorite place to eat in Rockport. Wish they where open on Monday's! Best flavored grilled seafood. Take your own catch to have them cook it. Great burgers, too. Sweet Potato fries are the best around.

1  Thank safdrn
Reviewed 26 June 2017

One might drive past this restaurant, but don't! We ordered and split Fried Oysters. Thank goodness we shared them. Delicious. The hamburgers we saw were awesome. A fun, down home restaurant.

Thank pattravel84
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13 December 2016|
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Response from bamagal92 | Reviewed this property |
$15 but you get a lot for your money.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3911 Highway 35 S, Rockport, TX 78382-7366
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 361-727-0019
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