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Top Water Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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April Fool Point, San Leon, TX 77539-2649
+1 281-339-1232
10:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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SE Texas
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son's Girlfriend and I visited Top Water Grill during mid week at lunch time and it was packed! We found it amusing to watch the Patrons flying in on their Helicopters! Aside from that, being able to sit with a view of the Bay so could watch the fisherman come and go, and also watch the birds fight over... More 

Thank Caaycaay
Galveston Island, Texas
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first time at this restaurant. I usually go down the road for the charbroiled oysters but, this was an alternative due to no parking. I had had great experience at Top Water Grill. The charbroiled oyster are great, even better than New Orleans. We had the torpedoes as an appetizer and they were okay. We also had the bobbers.... More 

Thank Thrall77
La Marque, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place my hubby and I sat outside by the water wasn't to crazy about appetizers this time but the shrimp scampi is awesome!!!!

Thank Jessica D
The Woodlands, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Web site said they opened at ten we arrived at 10:40 they informed us they didn't start serving until eleven but we could get drinks. They seated us on the waterside patio it was pleasant after 13 minutes no service we went inside not happy. Sat inside service was impeccable chili red pepper red fish was very good, the oysters... More 

Thank meme952
League City, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The best seafood place you can find in town. We love their oysters and the red royal shrimp. The best. their stuffed flounder is excellent taste ,too. We always get great service and love to sit outside on the gliders.

Thank Rudina D
La Porte, Texas
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch, beautiful atmosphere on the bay. Great wait staff and awesome food. I've been a couple of times and will definitely keep coming back. I had fried shrimp lunch plate and it was enough for dinner.

Thank Linda E
Missouri City, Texas
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for a family birthday. We had great appetizers, drinks, dinner and dessert. Have been there several times and we always have great service and tasty meals. Love loojing out over the water and in nice weather being seated outside.

Thank lindachuray12
Dickinson, Texas
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The weather was perfect for enjoying the out door seating on Sunday. I think we worked our way through most of the appetizers on the menu and then moved onto the "Crab Clusters". The service was top notch and we can't wait for our return visit.

Thank DMcG_11
Houston, Texas
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469 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The Torpedoes had big crab meat and fresh tasting. The Mahi Avocado was great tasting the squash was cooked perfect still had a slight crunch. Key lime pie was creamy and light. Great view of the water. Morgan was our waiter and great service at its best. I will come back. Just don't sit outside on the swinging booths.

Thank Ann M
Charleston, West Virginia
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited midweek for dinner. It was quiet, the place is cavernous inside . We sat outside on the water , very nice . The fried oysters were fresh and the Key West shrimp sweet and juicy. The combination platters and the Mahi Mahi were tasty and generous. Overall a very good experience with excellent and friendly service .

Thank stmartinmd

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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
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: April Fool Point, San Leon, TX 77539-2649
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Leon
  • Phone Number: +1 281-339-1232

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