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The Gaff

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Pizza, Bar, Pub
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323 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5310
+1 361-749-5970
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with family to The Gaff to have a nice family time. My family enjoyed the brick oven baked pizza and great atmosphere. Wish I could be there when they do the belt sander racers!! That would be a blast. We parked across the street where it said Stingray parking only. Not much parking. In door has a lot of... More 

Thank Karen H
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a drink after a local parade. The place is a pig sty, dogs on bar stools and they serve food right next to the dogs. Guess there are no food inspectors in this town. Would never come back.

Thank Dick F
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I agree with other reviews that called this place quirky. The bartender was also the cook and waiter so service was not great. The pizza came after an hour and it was burnt. Was fun for a drink, but that's it.

Thank mrstmcguire
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

...and eat outside at a table where it is not smoky, and you children can play with the chickens, just like good old Mexico.

Thank CharlieInAustin
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Always fun people to visit with and great staff. Love the atmosphere and all the fun activities they have going on. We take our dog and she feels at home. Pizza is great.

Thank pammy1225
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141 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a quiet Monday evening at the Gaff. Ordered a pizza, certainly not the best on the island, but for the price it was good. As a plus toppings were only $1 ea. We've paid $30 for a pizza on the island, this one was $14, with fresh mushrooms and Canadian bacon. As I stated, certainty not the... More 

Thank williamkA8024VB
Cibolo, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Bar is famous for "chicken-shet Bingo"/ sander tool races/ and Great Pizza !!!! If you go with someone or a crowd you always have a blast !! Locals/ Immigrants/visitors/ and all have a good time, cold beer and wine :-))

Thank Jim O
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We drove by the Gaff several times trying to decide if we wanted to go in. You know, the local bar/tavern where everybody knows the locals, but not you? It's a little rough looking? That's The Gaff. BUT, these folks were friendly, the beer cold and really good pizza. Very glad we went in. We skipped the nighttime belt sander... More 

Thank 10brink
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a fun place to go and have a few drinks, they also make great pizza's but they only have a certain kind they make, but very delicious. Was there on a Friday night

Thank Larry H
moody tx
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Very good pizza Coke beer missed the belt sander races and chicken bingo darn it highly recommend will come back

Thank catliftlegend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?