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Shrimp 'N Stuff

With our hand-battered BIG shrimp and RAD stuff , you'll be COMING BACK for more.... this is GOOD MOOD FOOD for the whole family.

Shrimp 'N Stuff Restaurant opened in 1976 and quickly became known as "the place where the locals love to eat." Since 1976 we have had many guests visiting our fine city from across the U.S. who tell us they wished they had found Shrimp 'N Stuff the first day they arrived and assured us they will be back several times before they leave Galveston.

If you haven't eaten at Shrimp 'N Stuff then you are in for a real treat because we are a crowd pleaser. We have affordable, delicious seafood dinners, po-boys, gumbo and salads and have been an island tradition since opening our doors. We take our reputation for freshness, flavor and value seriously and work hard to ensure that every meal that is served meets our high standards of excellence. Our gumbo is made from scratch in our back kitchen. We peel, de-vein and bread every shrimp you eat. In fact, we bread all of our seafood ourselves from the shrimp to the oysters, to the crab ball (yum yum) to the fish. We make all of our sauces in-house, too. You have to try the remoulade sauce - you'll be asking for more. The Shrimp Salad is made several times a day to keep up with the demand. I think you get the picture - we do it all ourselves. Oh! We forgot to mention the fish and shrimp tacos. They are to die for - really!!

Shrimp 'N Stuff is very casual. You can dine indoor or outdoor on our tree covered deck. We are open daily for lunch and dinner. Call us and we'll have it ready if you want to have a picnic ont he beach. 

Shrimp 'N Stuff Downtown

Certainly some things about Galveston’s recent history deserve to be left in the later decades of the twentieth century where they belong. Nobody misses that awkward phase between the late 50s and early 80s when the Strand was all but abandoned, or the various unfortunate circumstances that somehow still have Houstonians convinced that the island is a crime haven. But there is one thing from “back in the day” that Jeff Antonelli definitely thinks is worth reviving, and it would appear that guests of the new Shrimp ‘N Stuff Downtown completely agree.

The second location first opened in December of 2014 on 23rd Street in the space once occupied by the locally famous Phoenix Bakery.

The downtown location does offer many of the favorite Shrimp ‘N Stuff “standbys,” as Jeff calls them, but this particular restaurant truly does have an identity all of its own. “We used the name for brand recognition,” Jeff explains, “but it is its own entity.”

We have differentiated ourselves by serving broiled version of Snapper, Flounder, Salmon, and several other fish, the Shrimp ‘N Stuff Downtown menu also features other items that distinguish it from the 39th Street location. Po’ Boys and fried selections are available, but they are joined by unique items like the Strand Salad, Phoenix Salad, Crab Cake Sandwich, and Fish Tacos. We also offer seafood and nonseafood breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays morning from 10:00am to 12:00pm!

The downtown spot also ups the ante with full, tableside service, and custom table ware made in Mexico. “My children are very eco-mindful,” Jeff says proudly, “and they hated all the Styrofoam at the other place.” Thus he was inspired at the new location to make the shift to permanent dishes, and has now taken it further with the addition of ceramic ramekins and coffee cups to eliminate even more waste.


We offer discounts to MILITARY, POLICE-FIRE, SENIOR (65 and older), UTMB, GISD and TEXAS A&M. Don't forget your ID and we will see you soon.


We cater too! Buses, church and school groups are always welcome, but please call ahead so you won't have a long wait.

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