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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

2501 Seawall Blvd, Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7955
+1 409-766-4952
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (27 reviews)
“hush puppies” (22 reviews)
“sampler” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2501 Seawall Blvd, Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7955
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1 - 10 of 897 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an absolutely marvelous lunch. Getting to keep the beverage glasses as a souvenir was fun. The food and service was outstanding. Raising a license plate to say run or stop was helpful in getting attention from the wait staff who by the way...More

Thank Bailale d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Bubba Gump’s during Restaurant Week. The restaurant was on the published list of those participating. As soon as we were seated we ask what was offered as their special for the week. The waitress laughed and said she didn’t know anything about Restaurant...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my New Year’s Eve dinner choice for the third year in a row, but I won’t be coming back next year. The service was erratic and my choice of meal was not one I will chose again if I ever do go back....More

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on Bubba Gump’s before our cruise. The food was great. I had the Shrimper’s Haven, if you like shrimp this meal is for you. The wife had Shrimp and Grits which was delicious, as good as I have ever had. Also had a...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Cajun! We had the gumbo, which was spicy and thick, and the Fishwich which was delicious. There's a great view of the sea, and the staff is eager to serve. Love the memory of Forrest!

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After the huge portions at pampadeoux im quite worried about portion sizes in Texas. We decided to try bubba gump when visiting Galveston. the portion size was ok, and the drink menu was quite extensive. The server was helpful and friendly. highly recommended!

Thank Zetster
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a overnight stop in Galveston, we decided to hit the pleasure pier and try this place out. I like how they incorporate pictures from the movie to add to the decor. If you want a little sample of the shrimp there, please try the...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The shrimp hush puppies are the signature dish, and deservedly so. Outside optional seating right over the beach. So popular, in summer a waiting time is long. Food is common, unremarkable. Price is high. Go for early lunch, not after 1:00, for easy seating. Best...More

Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Food is amazing, the staff is friendly and I would like to go back and try one more time the amazing drinks that they serve in a lightful glass.

Thank StephanieDePalacios
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Food was great! Drinks were amazing! Staff was awesome! Was a little costly but not so much that it wasn’t worth it.

Thank Mikel R
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16 August 2017|
Response from Sadie D | Reviewed this property |
give them a call and there is a system they put ur phone number on the list and they text u when your table is ready
Stephanie D
19 July 2017|
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Response from Kim L | Reviewed this property |
No you do not. Restaurant is outside the the pier activities
16 July 2017|
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Response from 676ginak | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know if they allow pets on the patio. I don't think you can have any pets in any restaurant in the US due to Health Dept. Inspection guidelines. I've been to restaurants in Dallas with pet friendly patios... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 Seawall Blvd, Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7955
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-766-4952
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