Restaurants at Pier 21 offer views of Galveston’s historic working harbor. While dining, visitors will often see cruise ships, harbor tours, shrimp boats, tug boats and other work at a busy harbor as well as frequent dolphin and marine wildlife sightings.
Current dining options include Fisherman’s Wharf, Willie G’s Seafood and Steaks, Olympia Grill at Pier 21 and Nonno Tony’s World Kitchen opening this fall. All of the restaurants offer indoor and outdoor dining.
Fisherman's Wharf is known for its popular Shrimp Kisses (bacon-wrapped and stuffed with jalapeño Jack cheese) as well as an extensive selection of fresh fish daily, signature seafood combination platters, savory chicken dishes, pastas and steaks. Guests dining at Fisherman’s Wharf will also enjoy an ideal view of the Texas Seaport Museum and the Tall Ship of Texas, Elissa.
Overlooking the Pier 21 marina is Willie G's Seafood and Steaks. Their fresh fish specialties include Redfish Louisianne (blackened with crabmeat, crawfish and mushroom beurre blanc), Snapper Lafitte (blackened snapper topped with shrimp, crabmeat and avocado), and Grilled Salmon Ceretto. They are also known for their Stuffed Flounder filled with jumbo lump crabmeat.
Olympia Grill at Pier 21 is an upscale Mediterranean restaurant overlooking Galveston harbor. This is the second location for the Kriticos brothers, Larry and Tikie, who have operated the popular Olympia Grill on Seawall Boulevard for several years. Olympia is known for its delicious Braised Lamb Shank, Pastitsio Greek Lasagna and Moussaka. The restaurant hosts a monthly Greek Night with belly dancers and live music.
Galveston Restaurant Group is opening its newest dining concept – Nonno Tony’s World Kitchen at Pier 21 this fall. Nonno Tony’s World Kitchen will offer Italian, Asian fusion, Creole and traditional American fare all served from an open style kitchen which will also feature a steam kettle bar and brick ovens. An extensive beer and wine list will be offered in "Paulie's Bar."
Pier 21 is a waterfront entertainment and dining area located on Galveston’s historic harbor in The Historic Strand Seaport Area. Pier 21 offers restaurants, a variety of attractions such as BayWatch Dolphin Tours, Pier 21 Theater and the Texas Seaport Museum as well as Harbor House Hotel and Marina. Pier 21 is part of Mitchell Historic Properties. MHP owns and preserves approximately one-fourth of the buildings in The Historic Strand Seaport Area. For leasing information, please call (409)763-5806.