Saltwater Grill offers some unique cuisine in a cool setting right in the heart of downtown Galveston. They are open for lunch and dinner and have a full bar including wine and limited beer selection.
Known for good service and gourmet selections, the style of food is more steamed and grilled or broiled.
They also have a unique style of kettle cooking as well as excellent steak options. Saltwater has a great location and can get very busy on weekends and special events. You should call ahead to see if you need to reserve a spot. You can also make a reservation online. Delicious catering is available as well.
Saltwater Grill in Galveston is part of the Galveston Restaurant Group, led by brothers Johnny and Joey Smecca and Danny Hart. This was their first restaurant which opened in 1998 in the busy arts and entertainment district. They pride themselves in creating unique dining concepts that highlight the best the Texas Gulf Coast has to offer.
From The Houston Press:
“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.”
A Google Reviewer:
“Saltwater Grill is fantastic! Rather than waiting in line at a chain restaurant, that had food like any other. Go to this place! Good quality, fantastic service, an entire experience.”
“Fresh ingredients assembled in delectable dishes. Blackened Redfish Tostada & Coconut Shrimp were outstanding. Trendy decor & great service adds this place as my new favorite restaurant. Well done, chef!”
Want to watch the cruise ships departures and arrivals? Check out Fisherman’s Wharf on Harborside. Galveston is known for great seafood, check out some of the local seafood restaurants that feature fresh caught shrimp from the Gulf.
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