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The Gaff

323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
+1 361-749-5970
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (81 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub
323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

The Gaff is a one of a kind place with one of a kind people. Best way we can describe it is a shabby pirate beach dive bar. Gaff offers only beer and wine but the beer was ice cold and cheap. Be sure to...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

It's a great little local dive bar. The outside was cooler than inside b|c no AC. You order you food and beer at separate areas of the bar. The staff was friendly. People watching can be fun because the clientele are mostly 50 and up...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2015

If you want a pub with local flavor and feel then The Gaff is it. There is a whole lot of character in that place. The hand writing messages on the ceiling tiles entertained us while we waited for our "to go" pizza. The sand...More

Thank George A
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We love to stop in this place every time we visit Port A. Great pizza and relaxed atmosphere. Nice seating area in the back too! Great local hang out!

Thank DesertMermaid432
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We were desperate for a place to eat lunch and saw what we thought to be a pizza restaurant. Lots of signs saying "pizza" and pictures of pizza all over the outside. We went in and ordered quickly because we were hungry. Shortly thereafter my...More

2  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Visited this place during 4th of July weekend 2014. Friends and I were walking around looking for a place to eat and came across this place. We sat at a table inside that felt like it was going to fall apart and after 15 minutes...More

2  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Go on a day when there's nice weather so you can sit outside on the spacious deck, as the atmosphere in the bar is a little funky. But the beer is extra cold (served in mason jars they've kept in the freezer), the pizza is...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 11 March 2015

It's relatively inexpensive pizza and a bar. Plan to eat outside if you don't like cigarette smoke. Everyone is welcome, so come as you are, as Cobain used to say.

Thank Ladylaz
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Excellent pizza. Honestly some of the best on the island. Friendly and snarky staff. Cheap beer. When we take our week long PortA vacation, we make it a point to stop in at least once a day to the Gaff. This no frills bar (ie...More

Thank mpetersrx7
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I have nothing against people who chose to smoke; but as a non-smoker I couldn't walk in the place. Full disclosure--we did not eat here--maybe the food is great.

1  Thank dixiedually
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-5970
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