Gumbo is a delicious thick stew that originated in Louisiana in the 18th century.
Its name is African for “okra”, and it usually consists of flavored stock, meat or shellfish, and an array of vegetables.
If you would like to enjoy gumbo for dinner tonight, head to one of the following restaurants:
The Gumbo Diner is known for its casual atmosphere and extraordinary food. It’s often crowded as locals and visitors alike enjoy the friendly service, vibrant dining area, and its proximity to the beach. The chefs prepare award-winning gumbo such as chicken & sausage and seafood.
Fish Tales is home to the most popular beachfront balcony on the Seawall. It specializes in seafood straight from the Gulf of Mexico, and several of the dishes are gluten-free. The dining room offers a vibrant atmosphere complete with a fireplace, flat screen televisions, and plenty of seating, and it’s where guests often enjoy shrimp kisses before a meal such as seafood gumbo.
Shrimp ‘N Stuff
This restaurant opened in 1978 and is known as “the place where locals love to eat.” Whether guests dine inside or on the tree covered patio, they will enjoy friendly service, a reasonably priced meal, and a casual atmosphere that’s perfect for meeting friends after work. The cooks make the shrimp gumbo in the back kitchen, and it can be enjoyed with a refreshing glass of iced tea.
If you are considering calling our Galveston apartments home, please contact us to schedule a tour. In addition to these restaurants, we’re also near top shopping destinations and fun attractions.Back to all posts