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On The River Restaurant

919 W 2nd St, Freeport, TX 77541-5250
+1 979-233-1352
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“catfish” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
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LOCATION
919 W 2nd St, Freeport, TX 77541-5250
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion. The atmosphere is calm, not at all rushed. I had the Shrimp Combo which was awesome. 6 fried to perfection, 6 spicy grilled and 2 stuffed with crab shrimp. The coleslaw was sweet and complimented the meal, hushpuppies...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time here and will return when in the area. Our waiter "Batman" was friendly, helpful, and attentive. The fried shrimp and oysters were tasty. The shrimp combo plate was excellent. The cornbread was enjoyed by all. One had the blackened ribeye with oysters...More

Thank BandDMarquezTX
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I, like many others, went here b/c every one is all "This place is soooo good". 100% Nope. I paid $16 for the Brazos Platter and got 2 Tiny Catfish Fillets (avg. 3"x2) fried in the driest blandest corn meal I have ever had. Absolutely...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The consistent quality of food keeps drawing us back and the wait staff are always excellent. Cody was our waiter - very attentive but so appropriate. He always filled our tea glasses and was available if we needed anything. But he was never intrusive. The...More

Thank lakelady924
Reviewed 27 September 2017

casual attire with a at home atmosphere; great food selection for most anyone to find something tasty.

Thank 931tammic
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Had not been here in a long time. I am pleased to say that the food and service is still top notch. We had grilled flounder and shrimp and the seafood platter. The grilled plate was cooked to perfection and the platter was too big...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great food and good prices, free jalapeno cornbread with most meals, very friendly, they have a new place in Lake Jackson. Same great food

Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

So we were on the beach in surfside when a huge storm came barreling thru. We decided it was time for lunch and picked a place on the way back to the hotel. Immediately walking in the atmosphere was homey and welcoming. The lady at...More

Thank toeygirl94
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This little place has got some of the best seafood and southern hospitality that I've ever come across. I loved sittin' on the back porch and enjoying every single bite of food!

Thank rowley848
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We were looking for a great seafood place to eat lunch at during a vacation to Surfside Beach, TX. We checked Trip Advisor and found this place to be #1. All the reviews were spot on. First of all we were there mid-afternoon so we...More

Thank Roy D
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17 April 2017|
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Response from alexdodez | Reviewed this property |
I think you should contact the restaurant directly. I am just a reviewer, and I didn't notice any shirts for sale while I was there. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 919 W 2nd St, Freeport, TX 77541-5250
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 979-233-1352
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