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Waterman Seafood Grill

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14302 Stewart Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-7712
+1 409-632-0233
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Galveston, Texas
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They were not busy and the service still was bad. Out of bread, really! So they brought crackers that were stale, still in the plastic so how old do those have to be, couldn't eat them. And it is WAY TOO expensive for what you get. Won't be returning and it's 1 mile from my home.

1 Thank dgroves11
Fort Collins, United States
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at this place is really awesome. We sat on the patio with the view overlooking Lake Como. The bacon wrapped shrimp were super, steak was delish, and fried oysters were really good. Drinks were decent, beer was good. Staff was very friendly. Our friends talked about having a wedding reception to the staff so they took us on... More 

Thank 324dougg
Galveston, Texas
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You look out over Lake Como that leads in to Galveston Bay. The food is very good. They specialize, of course, in sea food.

Thank galvestonangel
Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went with my family for dinner. Waiter was horrible. Never got my beer or my soup. Water glass had salad dressing all over it. 2 hours for casual dinner. We won't be going back.

1 Thank FuninAk
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We only visited once and maybe we hit a bad day, but of the 5 of us who went, only one of us enjoyed our meal. 2 of the items we ordered were not available (and sounded good) but we will never know! So we went with some second choices and they were not very tasty. My husband said the... More 

1 Thank 264BeachFam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This was great! Calamari and shrimp kisses to start, big buttery oysters, coconut shrimp, snapper laurie: everything we had was delicious and well-presented. Marshall was our waiter, very attentive and helpful. A little over-priced, but we will likely be back.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wilmington, North Carolina
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great service and food . We went there on the 4thof July last year and it was fascinating. There were good music as we wait for the fireworks. Best place to be in Galveston on the 4th of July

Thank wilmingtonmom
Houston, Texas
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Service was slow, but friendly staff. Order was taken by our waiter but brought out by someone else who auctioned the orders off at the table; tacky for the prices they charge. And they weren't that busy. Sat at the table for quite awhile before plates were removed when we were done. Great wine selection for a small place. Mediocre... More 

1 Thank Caroline N
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Enjoyed the neat scenery when we ate there last week. The food was quite good and filling. We also got a picture of the gorgeous sunset when we walked out on the dock. Several people commented on it also.

Thank bunny606
Houston, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great lobster bisque, and wine selection. Restaurant has a family friendly dock with nice view of the horizon too!

Thank Chris S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14302 Stewart Rd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-7712
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-632-0233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?