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Benno's Cajun Seafood Restaurant

1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
+1 409-762-4621
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cajun seafood” (28 reviews)
“hush puppies” (55 reviews)
“oysters” (69 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
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Reviewed yesterday

Being a true Cajun, I know when the food is right and sometimes the claim is just not true. This restaurant does Cajun right.

Thank Glenn D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived about 6:15 pm and was able to place order almost immediately. Not to many people in the place at the time. My wife ordered the stuffed shrimp and I the catfish dinner. After waiting almost 45 minutes, my wife received her meal. I was...More

Thank Resort282257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere. Great sea food. Cold beer. Outside seating has an awesome view of the ocean. Friendly staff. Great overall experience.

Thank ghall202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently went here for a lunch. Atmosphere is very casual. You order at the counter and they bring your food to your table. The fried oysters and shrimp plate featured lightly-coated fresh seafood. Service was friendly and efficient. Fries were crisp...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love sitting outside and watching the water... the Cajun seafood spices are sooo good... the Cajun seafood platter is my fav! I don’t even like oysters, ... but I eat these every time!

Thank loveantiq
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Decided to eat at Benno's because of a personal recommendation. Expected that the food would be good, but was a little disappointed that the majority of the entree's were fried dishes. Even though I LOVE fried seafood, can't enjoy it right now...just when we were...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We love this place. But don’t look around - dirty, esp for a neat freak. Spicy Cajun seafood- so if you don’t like those spices don’t go there. Food is really seasoned. Can get crowded, parking is not good. Go at non crowded area to...More

Thank Cooper3339
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Well this time we give four stars after driving from Arlington Texas for hours to enjoy some Benno's soft shelled crab. They were out! It was the usual five star visit though. I love their shrimp gumbo. I don't think I have found as tasty...More

Thank CrankyOldGuy
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My husband and I went out to Galveston for the weekend. Before going I researched the great places to eat on the island and Benno's was on quite a few lists so we decided to try them. I could tell that the food was pretty...More

Thank Takysha C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We ate lunch here during a Galveston weekend, splitting an order of fried crawfish tails and french fries. The food was fresh and prepared well. In fact, the french fries, crunchy outside and soft inside, were very good. It's located right on the seawall and...More

Thank texasjtr
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Eliza L
3 February 2018|
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Response from RDQEN | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the restaurant directly. I also think their menu was online. They may have crawfish specials
damien c
30 January 2017|
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Michael M
3 August 2016|
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Response from BeachbumAggie | Reviewed this property |
they have grilled and boiled seafood, they have boiled n grilled potatoes as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-4621
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