Galveston’s Ocean Grille and Beach Bar Opens

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Galveston, Texas has a new spot on the seawall for beach bar lovers and it’s the Ocean Grille and Beach Bar. Located at 1228 Seawall Boulevard, the owners of the new restaurant brought on two Houston area chefs to form the menu. According to the Houston Chronicle, “Brian Peper, formerly of Urban Eats and Bellaire-area Costa Brava, is the executive chef, and Randy Evans, Pettit’s longtime friend, served as a consulting chef.” Evans popularized “the farm-to-table dining concept in Houston” which is now in place at the Ocean Grille with home grown ingredients sourced from regional suppliers.

Galveston sunrise. Image by flickr user Woody Hibbard.

Martha Wilson-Rappaport from recently reviewed the restaurant in this article where she described the crab cakes as “Gulf Coast fresh, pan seared to light crunchy perfection and have that “all crabby” texture in each bite” and the entree as ” expertly seared scallops, which were delicately caramelized without affecting the texture of the interior.”

You can get social with the new Ocean Grille and Beach Bar on their Facebook page and read more reviews on this new Galveston beach bar at any of the following sites:
Yelp – One reviewer describes the shrimp and oysters as “to die for.”
Galveston News
Trip Advisor – Excellent food and reasonable prices from one reviewer.

About Ocean Grille and Beach Bar
“Ocean Grille & Beach Bar is a coastal seafood restaurant with an exciting, chef-driven menu, inspired beverage program, and incredible views of the Gulf. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional dining experience to the residents and visitors of Galveston Island.

You can relax on our casual Gulf front patio with one of our signature cocktails, delicious appetizers and awesome flatbreads. If you are seeking a more intimate dining experience, you can unwind in our modern, ocean-inspired dining room with our extensive wine menu, fresh seafood entrees and amazing desserts.”

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Author: Tom W.

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