A Texas-sized establishment, it is the perfect spot to unwind, ideally situated next to the Historic Strand District, the Tall Ship Elissa and Galveston Cruise Terminal. The menu features the famous Shrimp Kisses (bacon-wrapped and stuffed with jalapeño Jack cheese) as well as an extensive selection of fresh fish daily, signature seafood combination platters, savory chicken dishes, pastas and perfectly prepared steaks. Enjoy a leisurely meal in one of the many dining areas – all of which boast splendid views of the bay.
Fisherman’s Wharf – (409) 765-5708
Overlooking the Pier 21 marina with views of 1877 Tall Ship Elissa is Willie G’s Seafood and Steaks. Their fresh fish specialties include Redfish Louisianne (blackened with crabmeat, crawfish and mushroom beurre blanc), Snapper Lafitte (blackened snapper topped with shrimp, crabmeat and avocado), and Grilled Salmon Ceretto. They are also known for their Stuffed Flounder filled with jumbo lump crabmeat.
Willie G’s Seafood and Steaks – (409) 762-3030
Olympia Grill at Pier 21 is an upscale Mediterranean restaurant overlooking Galveston harbor. This is the second location for the Kriticos brothers, Larry and Tikie, who have operated the popular Olympia Grill on Seawall Boulevard for several years. Olympia is known for its delicious Braised Lamb Shank, Pastitsio Greek Lasagna and Moussaka. The restaurant hosts a monthly Greek Night with belly dancers and live music.
Olympia Grill at Pier 21 – (409) 765-0021
Nonno Tony’s Seafood Kitchen offers Italian, Asian fusion, Creole and traditional American fare all served from an open style kitchen which also features a steam kettle bar and brick ovens. An extensive beer and wine list is offered in “Paulie’s Bar.”“Nonno,” Italian for “Grandfather,” is attributed to Galveston Restaurant Group’s patriarch, Tony Smecca (Johnny and Joey’s father).
Nonno Tony’s Seafood Kitchen – (409) 621-5100