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Welcome to Galveston Island, where there is so much more to explore than just the beaches. Not that the sun and sand aren’t a wonderful part of everyday life, but so are good food and great memories. There are so many great restaurants and bars spread throughout the island you won’t have to go far from your spot on the beach to your spot at the bar. Happy Hour is just steps away from most beaches. Fresh Seafood on the docks, Po-Boys by the Pier, Oysters from the bay, Tex-Mex, BBQ, Steak, it’s all here in Galveston, and it’s so good. Take a tour of what Galveston Island has to offer, and then start checking off your list.


located nearby the front beach area

The Spot

In the year 1998, there was a vacant lot, in that location there were three unoccupied houses, and in this location there was a fantastic concept. 

Jimmy's On the Pier

The one-of-a-kind establishment Jimmy’s on the Pier can be found on the historic Galveston Fishing Pier, and it features not only a restaurant but also a gift shop and a coffee shop.


located in the Galveston Historic Strand District

Star Drug Store

Welcome To The Oldest Drug Store In Texas And Galveston’s Historic Star Pharmacy. Brunch is served daily and you can check out The Coca-Cola® sign on the building’s front that’s one of the oldest porcelain neon Coke® signs now in existence. It is signed by Jules Lauve and has been restored to its original condition.

Vargas Cut and Catch

Vargas Cut and Catch is a restaurant on Galveston Island that serves only the best USDA Prime Steaks, Wagyu, and the freshest seafood that is currently available. When you come to Vargas, you will have the opportunity to indulge in prime cuts of meat, premium desserts, and an extensive wine list.

east end

The historic east end of Galveston

Mosquito Cafe

The Mosquito Cafe is open Tuesday through Saturday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Also voted by Galveston County residents as Best Overall Restaurant in Galveston County Best Business Lunch, and number one in Friendliest Service.

Patty Cakes

Galveston, Texas is home to PattyCakes Bakery, a chic revival of the legendary Graugnard’s Bakery and sister establishment to the popular Mosquito Café. They take great satisfaction in the fact that they provide the area’s most delectable delights.


situated in the heart of Galveston Island

Shrimp and Stuff

You can dine indoors or outdoors on our tree-covered deck. We are open daily for lunch and dinner. Call us and we’ll have it ready if you want to have a picnic on the beach. 

Koop's BBQ Kitchen

Down-to-earth destination offering massive burgers & BYOB options, plus outdoor seating. Voted Best BBQ in Galveston 2020, 2021 & 2022. KOOPS is available for catering services as well!

offatts Bayou

surrounding Offatts bayou in Galveston, Texas

The Cajun Greek Restaurant

Experience seafood that will make your mouth wet, straight from the Gulf of Mexico, coupled with your favorite Greek side dishes, and seasoned with a Cajun twist. Cajun Greek has a long history of supporting the community of Galveston,  merchants and suppliers whenever it is feasible.

Number 13

Number 13 Prime Steak and Seafood offers an upscale dining experience set to picturesque views of Offatts Bayou. Located in the Pelican Rest Marina, this refined Galveston restaurant serves unparalleled cuisine prepared by an experienced team of culinary artists. 

west end

located near the westernmost tip of Galveston Island

West End Restaurant

West End Marina & Restaurants specializes in seafood, as well as Cajun and Latin-inspired comfort foods and desserts. You will be treated to a breathtaking view of the bay, whether you dine under the Palapa, or on the Sandbar.

Waterman's Restaurant

With ample seating, stunning Galveston Bay views, and a waterfront bar, Waterman’s Restaurant is perfect for a date night, birthday celebration, sunset cruise stop, or any other occasion. This inviting eatery exudes a casual lodge vibe, with sprawling outdoor decks. 

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