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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“crawfish” (67 reviews)
“hush puppies” (52 reviews)
“seafood” (117 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Bennos Cajun for late lunch on a Wed. Casual dining across from the beach Excellent fried oysters and fried gulf shrimp. Very tasty tartar and cocktail sauce. Good Cole slaw. Friendly service. Would definitely recommend and will definitely come back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the Fried sampler. Everything tasted the same. Average nothing special. Good service though. Not my favorite.

1  Thank Justin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to come to Benno’s! Lots of food and option for grilled (I am loosely gf). The Cajun spice on my tilapia was good. Wish they would have had a grilled option for fish besides tilapia but oh well. This is so much better...More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good and fresh. I was surprised that the fried fish was breaded in cornmeal. I expected a battered breading. The cajun shrimp plate is real good.

Thank Danny A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been around for over 20 years, they serve the freshest seafood available. The shrimp always have that sweet taste. The menu has traditional Gulf fried food and Cajun spiced varieties. All the fried food is extremely well done. Boiled crawfish when available are superb. Boiled...More

Thank OldAg65
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Was surprised to walk in and order at counter. Place had a funky smell. Felt rushed to order at counter. Got shrimp and fish plate, shrimp was good but not the rest. Coleslaw wad very dry. Could not enjoy my food, it was all piled...More

1  Thank Kari24ruiz
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Quality seafood. Came highly recommended by our grad. Stuffed shrimp was delicious. Gave rating of 4 due to small portion of oysters on po-boy. 6 small oysters on 6 inch roll just doesn't make sense. I pointed it out to the server. And manager said...More

Thank Leenarino
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Look, if you're gonna eat fried fish, it ought to be good. This was fabulous. We had whitefish, shrimp, oysters, crab balls and it all tasted like its fish of origin, not just breading. I also had a cup of the jambalaya and it was...More

Thank BLDTraveler
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

Tried to go Saturday night of Dickens but line was well put of the door so returned on Sunday night, it was rainy out n pretty quiet when we arrived a little before 8pm. Cajun shrimp with Cajun potatoes, garlic bread n traded slaw for...More

Thank BeachbumAggie
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

First time visit. Great location with view. The fish/shrimp platter was the best. Generous portions of each. The shrimp were large and had a little spice, but not too much. The gumbo was bland and tasted like vegetable soup, disappointed and would not order that...More

Thank L_Skies
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damien c
January 31, 2017|
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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.
Rose P
February 10, 2016|
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Response from mikecox24 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. This is the best seafood restaurant for locals in Galveston. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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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