Galveston Restaurant Group

Galveston Restaurant Group



About Us

Galveston Restaurant Group has brought the “art of great eating” to patrons since 1997. Created by Johnny Smecca, Joey Smecca and Danny Hart, they opened their first restaurant, Saltwater Grill, in 1998, located in the heart of the Galveston Arts & Entertainment District. Since then, they have been creating, prospering and selling restaurant concepts that deliver the best dining experiences on the Texas Gulf Coast.


Award-winning gumbo at Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar
Pizza, pasta & seafood at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant
Savory Italian seafood dishes at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant
Fresh seafood and Italian fare at Nonno Tony's Seafood Kitchen
Fresh sushi & Happy Hour deals at Sky Bar Steak & Sushi
Gumbo, burgers, seafood & beignets at The Gumbo Diner
Pizza, pasta, & wings at Papa's Pizza
The freshest seafood, steaks & more at Saltwater Grill, Galveston's Restaurant of the Year!
The freshest Tex-Mex, including fajitas, ceviches & margaritas at Taquilo's
The best margaritas are at Taquilo's with Happy Hour from 11am-7pm Sunday-Friday