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Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks

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7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8927 (Formerly Shearn's Restaurant and Lounge) (Jones Road)
+1 409-683-4554
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17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Shearn's is a nice fine dining restaurant that performs poorly. The atmosphere of the restaurant was good and the service was attentive. However, the quality of the food was sub-standard and the performance of the kitchen was poor.

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Frisco, Texas
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177 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Took my wife on a Saturday night. We had reservations and we were a little early. They accommodated us immediately. Wife ordered a wine and I had a beer. The waiter was not familiar with their beer selection. I had a lobster bisque for my appetizer. As lobster bisque goes, it was thin and void of lobster. Main course, wife... More 

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Hockley, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

After all the years visiting Galveston my wife and I never thought of going to Moody Gardens Hotel for cocktails. Read an article about the restaurant and the lounge located on the hotel's ninth floor with great views. We went and had great martinis, sitting in luxurious comfortable seats taking in a great view of bay area and the various... More 

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Katy, Texas, United States
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251 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The view of Galveston from this restaurant is fantastic. I'd love to return just to have a nice quiet dinner. We ate a buffet lunch that was quite a spread. The salad was seasoned cucumbers and tomatoes - totally yummy! Pasta and chicken and some other things but the big surprise was the gooey chocolate dessert!!!

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great place to eat, and spend time with the family. Every one here was very nice. This place was also very clean

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Houston
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

During our May stay in Galveston, we dined at Shearn's. Prior to dinner we enjoyed cocktails and watched the sunset in the bar area. The restaurant is elegantly appointed and offers romantic ambiance and were seated at a window table. The view was spectacular at dusk/dark where diners could enjoy the lights of the city. The staff was excellent and... More 

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Dallas, TX
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Shearns was to be our dinner location for a group of 37 friends after travling to the hotel by boat the day before. We all arrived on time and the staff exected us and were very attetive to our group even though we were large. They were able to serve all of us very close together and minimal waiting for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, great atmosphere... Try the blueberry cheesecake with homemade ice cream ... Really tasty and great location.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

My wife and I always start with a cocktail in the lounge overlooking the property. The restaurant is at the top of Moody Gardens Hotel. Its a beautiful view of the water park and the Galveston Bay. The food is some of the best on the Island. You have to try the Shrimp Dijon. I also usually get lamb chops... More 

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Houston, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We had read the dress code and were both dressed accordingly. We started with escargot which was wonderful---the perfect place to introduce her to escargot---she loved it. Next we had cups of soup. She enjoyed her shrimp gumbo that looked a little heavy on the okra chunks for me. I had Shearn's signature lobster bisque which was divine. She had... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-8927 (Formerly Shearn's Restaurant and Lounge)
    (Jones Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-683-4554
Description
Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks is one of only 11 Houston/Galveston area restaurants to receive AAA’s Four Diamond Award of Excellence and has done so each year since 2004. Located on the ninth floor, Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks is Galveston's finest restaurant unsurpassed both in cuisine and service with an upscale ambiance. Local Galvestonians flock to this Island oasis (link to Activities & Attractions page) to enjoy the signature dishes of Urs Schmid including his Shrimp Dejong and Lobster Bisque. Open Tuesday through Saturday for Dinner. Dressy Casual attire required. No jeans, shorts, swimwear, cutoffs, tank tops or hats allowed in the dining area. Collared shirts and sandals are acceptable.Shearn's Lounge is the perfect setting for afternoon and evening cocktails surrounded by truly spectacular views of the stunning Pyramids of Moody Gardens and the sunsets over Galveston Bay. Open Tuesday through Saturday in the afternoons. Dressy Casual Attire.

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