Dining – Upscale

Saltwater Grill

Saltwater Grill has been open for over 15 years and serves fresh seafood from the Gulf, Atlantic, and Pacific. Saltwater prides itself in providing healthier preparations of seafood choosing to grill, steam, or broil your seafood selection. Saltwater has an open kitchen, so no matter where you sit in the restaurant you will have a view of your seafood being prepared. At Saltwater`s bar you will find the steam kettles. The steam kettles are one of their signature preparation methods. There`s a reason Galveston Island has a growing reputation for it`s impeccable dining and inviting nightlife – and it has everything to do with Saltwater Grill!
Location: 2017 Postoffice St. Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 409-762-3474

Rudy & Paco

Rudy & Paco features grilled seafood and steak with a South and Central American flavor. Relax and unwind with your favorite cocktail while enjoying delicious Antojitos. Rudy & Paco is located next door to The Grand 1894 Opera House, and is a great choice for pre-show dinner specials. Note: Shorts are not allowed in main dining room at dinner, but are accepted at the bar. Lunch is casual and shorts are acceptable. Reservations are recommended.
Location: 2028 Postoffice St. Galveston, TX 77554
Phone: 409-762-3696

Shearn`s Seafood & Prime Steaks

Shearn`s Seafood and Prime Steaks is one of only 11 Houston/Galveston area restaurants to receive AAA`s Four Diamond Award of Excellence and has done so each year since 2004. Located on the ninth floor, Shearn`s Seafood and Prime Steaks is one of Galveston`s finest restaurants, unsurpassed both in cuisine and service with an upscale ambiance. Local Galvestonians flock to this Island oasis to enjoy the signature dishes, including Shrimp Dejong and Lobster Bisque. Open Tuesday through Saturday for Dinner. Dressy casual attire required. No rompers, jeans, shorts, swimwear, cutoffs, tank tops or hats allowed in the dining area. Collared shirts and sandals are acceptable. Shearn`s Lounge is the perfect setting for afternoon and evening cocktails surrounded by truly spectacular views of the stunning Pyramids of Moody Gardens and the sunsets over Galveston Bay.
Location: 7 Hope Boulevard Galveston, TX 77554
Phone: 409-741-8484

Number 13

At Number 13 Prime Steak and Seafood we believe in creating a unique experience for every guest. Our talented team of culinary artisans pay careful attention to the ingredients we use in every dish, ensuring that they are the best quality around. The passion that we have is infused into every item on the menu to guarantee the ultimate dining experience for anyone who spends an afternoon or evening with us. Located in beautiful Pelican Rest Marina, Number 13 boasts sweeping views of the water. Inside the restaurant, you`ll be treated to upscale surroundings that maintain an air of warmth and welcome you to dine with friends and family. By the time you finish your meal, Number 13 will be your lucky number.
Location: 7809 Broadway St. Galveston, TX 77554
Phone: 409-572-2650

Willie G’s

Known for serving fresh seafood specialties and recognized nationally as one of the top upscale seafood restaurants, Willie G`s has established itself as a favorite among the local business crowd, area residents and travelers. From Crab Cakes, to Snapper La Griglia, to Chicken Romano, to the New York Strip, the wide variety of delicacies at Willie G`s offers a multitude of choices for all guests.
Location: 2100 Harborside Drive Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 409-762-3030

The Steakhouse at the San Luis Resort

Indulge in the Islands finest, award-winning cuisine at The Steakhouse, featuring USDA Midwest grain-fed beef, live Maine lobster and an award-winning wine list.
Location: 5222 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 800-392-5937

Porch Cafe

Just a short walk from Palisade Palms. The shiny, bright space is located in Beachtown, that crisp upscale development on the Island`s East End, steps from East Beach. The light and airy Porch features a wonderful wraparound deck outside, perfect for Sunday brunch or a summer weekend meal, complete with dazzling Gulf view. Porch Cafe`s food, like the Island itself, is meant to be fun, casual and not overcomplicated – simple, fresh ingredients served in an imaginative and creative way. Whether the carefully sourced Gulf Coast seafood or the delectable Waygu Texas beef, their seasonal menus maximize the pleasure that is a simple life by the sea.
Location: 1625 East Beach Dr. Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 409-762-0808