Featuring incredible gourmet cuisine in a quaint, elegant, and relaxed yet energized atmosphere, Saltwater Grill is conveniently located in the heart of bustling downtown Galveston Island. We are dedicated to making every visit perfection by providing impeccable service, incredible gourmet cuisine, a unique atmosphere, and flawless attention to every detail. Join us for lunch, dinner, or dessert and drinks.
Since our opening in September of 1999, we have set new standards by focusing on impeccable service and a unique style of cuisine that centers around grilled, broiled, and steamed seafood from all over the US as well as our unique brand of Kettle cooking, tender hand-cut Angus steaks, and other unique offerings. Our staff has been together for years, and this comfortable atmosphere helps to create a unique and unforgettable experience for our guests.
Never had a bad meal/appetizer/cocktail here -- even off the ridiculously cheap Happy Hour menus! Great selection and prices for top quality seafood! Bartenders are friendly and I love eating at the bar there... You will not be disappointed!
The food was awesome. We had dinner here since we were going to the concert at the Opera House. It was right across the street. So glad we did. Will be going back because it was so good. The homemade cheesecake was the best ending to our meal too.
This is one of our most favorite restaurants period. So far, everything has been great. This trip I had the BBQ and the Parmesan oysters. Superb! The seafood cocktail appetizer is a MUST, and the Creme Brulee is the best around!
What an awesome evening! Food was wonderful, our bartender/server Mikayla was just as wonderful! Never had a bad experience at Saltwater Grill. One of my favorite entree’s was no longer on the menu... their outstanding chef made it for me!
Of all my travels this is definitely a gem!! The food was cooked perfect & the service was excellent!!
Chef Ed Roberts really made the evening special. The food was carefully prepared and the quality was above reproach. We will absolutely be back and will make this the place we send our friends.
Went on a recommendation from a friend and was not disappointed. My wife had the best Almond coconut shrimp that she had ever had. She never gives high marks and this dish got a 10 out of 10. I had blackened shrimp which was excellent as well. We will be back for sure!
This place rocks! The food is delicious and the service is outstanding. If you're looking for a great experience, this is the place to eat.
Every piece of food from the appetizer to the main dish and the dessert was amazingly tasty. The best scallops I have ever eaten. The ahi tuna appetizer, to die for. The creme brûlée was maybe the most tasty and made to perfection. Great dining experience!
One of the best overall restaurant experiences we've ever had. From the moment we met our waitstaff, to the moment we had the amazing oysters, the amazing redfish and shrimp, the amazing ribeye...you get the point. I will urge everyone that visits the island to make this a mandatory stop.
The steak and scallops were melt in your mouth perfection. The grilled shrimp, fried asparagus with crab, crab mac and cheese...all a delight!
Family LOVED our dinner! Enough to fill up two hungry teenagers too. Lobster bisque, seafood gumbo, fish, shrimp, scallops, and amazing desserts! Thanks for a great dinner!
I am a vegan and you made this fantastic grilled veggie plate for me. It was delicious and your staff was super friendly and helpful, I really appreciated that! Thanks for the hospitality!
Really special. Oysters were fresh and the right size. Blackened redfish was perfectly seasoned. 4th time to eat at this restaurant and have enjoyed each visit. Highly recommend if interested in exceptional seafood.
We had the Crab MAC and Cheese appetizer and it was unbelievable! I had the lobster dish special, and it was also amazing. I am a huge seafood fan and this place is now at the top of my list of favorites.
The snapper special was delicious. It was blackened perfectly and served with a delicious lemon sauce, tomato basil risotto, and green beans. I have never been disappointed at Saltwater Grill
Fun atmosphere, great food, friendly staff!
Best happy hour on the island, delicious entrees!!
Food was phenomenal! Service was great. Always love our experiences when we go.
Awesome wine selection, fresh seafood, and terrific service. Perfect location for our anniversary!
Shiny stainless-steel buckets produce the menu items identified as “from the kettle:’ including a full-bodied-gumbo, the island’s best steamed mussels and a lighter version of shrimp scampi. As good as all of these are, the kitchen turns out some of its own wonders. Seafood catches change daily but are always reliable. A recent visit hooked tasty versions of grilled snapper, salmon and sea bass. This restaurant could hold its own anywhere. If it were in Houston, in fact, you would never be able to get a table.”