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Saltwater Grill

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2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021 (21st Street)
+1 409-762-3474
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17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Arlington,Texas
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best restaurant two years running! I had the lobster risotto... chunks of lobster within, and a whole lobster tail on top! Delicious! Husband had crab cakes, corn and crab chowder, and a side of lobster risotto... he proclaimed everything more than excellent. Very friendly staff, excellent pomegranate cosmo..we'll be back.

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Thank welovecozumel
Magnolia, Texas, United States
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined on a Sunday evening with limited time for one guest. I had to continually ask for the food to be brought our. My guest had 40 min. and only ordered salad and soup. I asked 4 times for the her food and after the 4th time it was retrieved - 35 minutes after the order! Guest had to leave... More 

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Houston
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our table was ready right on time for our reservation. Staff was friendly and attentive. The food was excellent - fresh and well presented. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed. We walked across the street to a concert at the Opera House - perfect pre-concert dinner.

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Thank Julie in East Texas
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Julie, for dining with us before your show and the excellent review! So glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had a great experience with this restaurant and I can highly recommend it. The atmosphere is casual, yet elegant. The decor is "ocean". It's a seafood place, what else? While it's a few blocks from the warf area and The Strand, the location is great. You can easily walk to the shops on the Strand. I liked the idea that... More 

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Thank Jpbeachlover
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent review and the recommendation! We're so glad you enjoyed everything and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Midland, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had spent a few hours at the beach and decided to take the kids on the free ferry. After being treated to seeing the dolphins herd the fish for feeding we decided we were really hungry! We had not eaten any place off of the coast line so we just saw this restaurant and decided to stop. Glad we... More 

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Thank Katej9410
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Kate, for the great review! Sounds like you had a full day of Island fun - we're glad we could take care of your group and help make the day complete! We'll be sure to pass along the kudos to your server. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Every time I return to Galveston, TX from Costa Rica I cant wait to get a steak that I adore. They always prepare it to my taste, au poivre and my mouth waters as I write. Their hot bread is to die for and they make a wonderful Margarita en la rocas con sal. I very rarely give a five... More 

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Thank Richard A
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Wow, Richard, very high praises indeed! Thank you so much for the excellent review! We're so glad that you return to Saltwater Grill when you've in Galveston. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had the best steak I've had in a long time. We got the New York strip cooked medium well. It came out perfect and so tasty. Margarita was so so... Desert was excellent, we got the pumpkin cheesecake which was phenomenal and the carrot cake which was like amazing.

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Thank Joseph L
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Joseph, for the excellent (and enthusiastic) review! So glad you enjoyed your meal with us and we hope you'll come see us again! More 

Austin, Texas
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Hubby booked a reservation here for our birthdays and we were disappointed with the service first of all; the server seemed annoyed that we didn't drink anything but water. She seemed distant and just going through the motions. We didn't get checked on to refill our waters unless we flagged her down and it took 3 reminders just to get... More 

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Thank Nicole_Gus_2010
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I have gone to Saltwater many times and it doesn't matter if you love seafood, salads, or beef, there are great options for you! I love the steak as it is outstanding and my wife loves their seafood. Something great for everyone!

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Thank FratherGeorge
Karla200338, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We love our returning visitors and so glad you join us regularly. We are so glad you and your wife enjoy both the steak and our fresh seafood. Can't wait to see you next time! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful evening. The grouper was fantastic & beautifully presented. Staff was attentive & friendly. Best meal we've had in Galveston. Highly recommend .

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Thank JudyMccurdy
Karla200338, Public Relations Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Judy, for the excellent review and recommendation. We are so glad you enjoyed dining with us and that our friendly staff could make your visit even more memorable. We take our 2016 Galveston.com Restaurant of the Year title very seriously and aim to impress. Please come join us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2017 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2021
    (21st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-3474
Description
The Saltwater Grill is located just steps away from The Grand 1894 Opera House. Featuring an array of tantalizing fresh-from-the-grill and fresh-from-the-kettle seafood specialties, Saltwater Grill is in a class of its own when it comes to quality and attention to detail.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?