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Benno's on the Beach

1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
+1 409-762-4621
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“cajun seafood” (28 reviews)
“hush puppies” (53 reviews)
“oysters” (66 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
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1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was walking the seawall road with my wife when we wanted to stop for some lunch. Benno’s was right in view and perfectly timed to our walk. We walked in and it was very spacious with plenty of tables inside and at the outdoor seating...More

Thank dumplings_n_grits
Reviewed 6 days ago

I always get the same thing here. The whole grilled flounder. It takes some time to make, 20 min but oh, so worth it! We got there late at 9:30 pm on a Saturday night. The place was packed but we got served quickly. We...More

Thank Skippy12414
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one step up from a fast-food place. The food is just above average, portions are good sized.

1  Thank DougM879
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cooking disaster. It took over a half hour for half our group to get there food. Other tables that ordered after us got their food before us. When we finally did receive our food it came in pieces, one of us received half their...More

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the freash crawfish. they were some of the best crawfish I have ever eaten. I was a little disappointed with the gumbo. The fried food we had was okay but it seemed like the oil needed to be changed. It was a good...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and friendly service. My favorites have been the oysters and seafood platters. Spicy and good food. Friendly waitstaff and cold Shiner. Great place.

Thank TXMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Saturday night around 8:00 and waited in line forever just to place our order. After placing the order, we were fortunate enough to find a seat inside. The food was very good and flavorful, but it just took too long.

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the fish filets, meh, with Cole slaw, hush puppies and boiled potatoes. Decent lunch, nothing impressive besides the view. the staff was nice but I think we are missing something here.

1  Thank Maucieri1127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was alright, I had a craving for crawfish while I was down for a fishing trip. The crawfish were pretty salty but not bad. However, I was surprised to see the manager come out into the dining area, take off his right shoe and...More

1  Thank timothy m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

on a Friday night the line was long and the once you have ordered be prepared to wait a long time for your food. The All you can eat catfish is not good, poor quality, and when you ask for more catfish it is a...More

1  Thank texasfamily1987
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Eliza L
February 3, 2018|
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Response from RDQEN | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the restaurant directly. I also think their menu was online. They may have crawfish specials
damien c
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Michael M
August 3, 2016|
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Response from BeachbumAggie | Reviewed this property |
they have grilled and boiled seafood, they have boiled n grilled potatoes as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8233
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-4621
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Looking for fresh local seafood and a casual beachfront atmosphere? Benno's on the Beach has both! Our menu offers a variety of Cajun grilled, golden fried, and hot boiled entrees. Dine in or take out today.
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