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Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant

3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
+1 409-763-2805
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab balls” (135 reviews)
“hush puppies” (162 reviews)
“catfish” (133 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
10:30 - 20:30 Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
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Reviewed today

This was the first fried shrimp of a 5 day weekend. Out of five restaurants for shrimp eating, this would rank #4. The service was great. I felt very welcomed there. They have some great murals on their property.

Thank lorneawells
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like fried seafood- your ship has come in! Plenty of Po’ Boys, and seafood dinners. All very reasonably priced (most expensive item is a Seafood Platter for $17.95.) and rushed out quickly for you. Two locations to enjoy this Galveston staple!

Thank PiratewannaB
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love this place. Have been coming here since around 1985. Went again last weekend with my daughter. Service is always top notch, food is always 100%. Pricing is very reasonable. Don't waste your time doing the national chain restaurants. They are good, but...More

Thank modboxmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hushpuppies tasted like they were days old and reheated, same with the fries. Crab balls were ok. Coconut shrimp was good. The "side" of coleslaw was tiny, more like a sample. Not at all worth the $15 price for the meal. Very dissapointed.

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at Shrimp N Stuff for years, but it has been a while since my last visit (over 5 years anyway). Fried shrimp quality seems to have slipped it tasted just like the frozen stuff you get at bulk stores and cook at home...More

Thank returnguest08
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just ate there today and the food was amazing, the staff very friendly and it’s very reasonably priced. We had the shrimp stack salad to share and I could have eaten it again, it was so good, loaded with shrimps and a really good...More

Thank Sun-SeekerCalgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a Saturday evening with a large group. Fairly busy place, but line moved pretty fast. We ordered the fried shrimp dinner, and the catfish dinner. They give you a buzzer to let you know when to go back to the counter...More

Thank Bdbanshee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a local and Shrimp N Stuff advertises that it is "where the locals eat". However: I avoid the place because it it usually full of tourists! Today, the tourists were gone and I took a family member from Austin for lunch. Wow! I...More

1  Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes it’s nice just to have casual walk-up counter service. Had a dozen fried shrimp, hush puppies, two sides, and a beer for about $21. Would go back again soon.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked at the reviews and decided to go to this place over Gaido's. A big mistake! Pretty crowded and eclectic atmosphere. We decided on the seafood platter and a bowl of gumbo. Got our food, a bit crowded, but everything went off well. Tried the...More

Thank dmascheck
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Ashley B
19 January 2018|
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Response from Ron C | Reviewed this property |
There is a rear entrance that would allow for wheelchair access.
Janet S
2 July 2017|
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Response from Donnita F | Reviewed this property |
I believe they use soy but I would advise you to call ahead to confirm.
3 February 2017|
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Response from Katrina P | Reviewed this property |
This is an "order at the counter" establishment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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: 3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-2805
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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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